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* WWU Global Learning Program: Summer, Montreal- Language and Culture
Montreal, Canada (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Program Description:
Montréal, Canada. Join Western faculty and other students for a magnifique 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.
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Summer in Montréal, Canada

FR337a and FR337b 8 credits  (4 credits each)

June 23-24, 2014 (Orientation Workshop, WWU campus)
July 7-25, 2014 (Université du Québec à Montréal)

Join Western faculty and other students for a magnifique 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.

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Program Details

Join Western faculty and other students for a magnifique 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.

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

It is an 8 credit program with two concurrent courses - 4 credits as FR 337a (to be credited at FR 301, required for both a major and minor) and 4 credits as FR 337b (required for a major). Students will be able to obtain 8 credits toward either a minor or a major. FR 301 is a language and grammar course and FR 385 is a culture and conversation course, both of which could be easily taught on site.

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Program highlights:

  • Develop French high-intermediate language skills by studying Québécois language and the cultural diversity of Montréal.
  • Learn the linguistic diversity (vocabulary, structure, expressions), and identify its relation to standard French and English. 
  • Explore topics relating to Québécois identity and Québécois-Canadian-US relations.
  • Enjoy sociocultural excursions to local museums and a day trip to Québec City

Click here to download a detailed, printable itinerary FR337a.
Click here to download a detailed, printable itinerary FR337b.

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 Keppie grew up in New Brunswick, Canada 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
Website: http://www.langues.immersion.uqam.ca/


 

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Cost

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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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