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* WWU Global Learning Program: Summer, Canada-Montreal- Language and Culture
Montreal, Canada (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Budget Sheets Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 05/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission 07/06/2015 08/01/2015

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Program Type: Global Learning Faculty-led
Program Description:
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Canada- French Language in Montréal, Québec

FREN 337A, 337B (Campus course equivalents: 301 and 385 respectively) - 8 credits (4 credits each)

Pre-departure session dates: June 23 - 24, 2015
Travel dates: July 6-August 1, 2015

Join Western faculty and students on this faculty-led program to Canada for students of French. A 4-week program in Montréal, home to the second-largest French-speaking community in the world.  Students will be hosted by the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) which has had a strong relationship with our Canadian-American Studies Program for many years. Our UQAM contacts are graciously assisting us in the planning of student housing, meals, local transportation, and other program-related expenses.

Any student with a FR 203 or equivalent background may apply for this program.

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Program Details

Join Western faculty and students on this faculty-led program to Canada for students of French. A 4-week program in Montréal, home to the second-largest French-speaking community in the world.  Students will be hosted by the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) which has had a strong relationship with our Canadian-American Studies Program for many years. Our UQAM contacts are graciously assisting us in the planning of student housing, meals, local transportation, and other program-related expenses.
Any student with a FR 203 or equivalent background may apply for this program.

Program highlights:

  • Develop High-intermediate French Language skills
  • Learn linguistic diversity of Québécois language and relation to French and English
  • Guest Speakers from Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Sociocultural excursions to local museums and a day trip to Québec City

Click here to download a detailed, printable itinerary

FR337a and FR337b 8 credits  (4 credits each)
Click here to view course syllabus (FR 337a)
Click here to view course syllabus (FR 337b)


 

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Instructor

Dr. Christina KeppieBorn in New Brunswick, Canada, Dr. Christina Keppie grew up speaking both French and English from a very young age. She pursued graduate work in various Canadian universities, focusing on French linguistics and Acadian Studies in particular. She has been teaching at Western Washington University in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and the Linguistics Program since 2008 and has developed several courses focusing on Canadian French language and culture. In her spare time, Dr. Keppie focuses on her training in martial arts, the outdoors, community service, and her two cats. Bellingham is now very much home to her.

Email: christina.keppie@wwu.edu
Phone: 360-650-3930
Office: Miller Hall 401A
Website: http://www.langues.immersion.uqam.ca/


 

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Cost

Please click the budget sheet for program cost and payment information


To learn more about the Faculty-led Global Learning Programs and to see Information Session details please visit Western Washington University's Travel Abroad page.

 
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