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Study Abroad: Yale Summer Session in Paris: Advanced Culture and Conversation in Paris (FREN S160)
Paris, France
Program Terms: Summer
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Program Budget: Summer
Quick Facts:
 Type of Activity:
Study Abroad
 Class Standing at Time of Enrollment:
1 first semester freshman, 1.5 second semester freshman, 2 first semester sophomore, 2.5 second semester sophomore, 3 first semester junior, 3.5 second semester junior, 4 first semester senior, 4.5 second semester senior, graduate or professional student, other
 Fields of Study:
Language study (program is exclusively language study)
 Program Language(s):
 Minimum Semesters of
Language Study Required
(Yale or equivalent)
4 Semesters
Program Description:

No longer accepting applications for the 2014 summer.

YSS in Paris, France
FREN S160: Advanced Culture and Conversation in Paris
(Group I, L5)

Program Dates: Saturday, May 24 - Saturday, June 28, 2014

Prerequisite: FREN 150

Expenses: Participants are responsible for all costs of the program. A breakdown of the program budget can be found by clicking on the "Program Budget" link here or at the top of this brochure.

Funding: Yale students on financial aid are eligible for the International Summer Award (ISA). 
Students from other universities should consult their financial aid offices.

Course Description:  An introduction to contemporary French culture and current events that is intended to further skills in listening comprehension, speaking, and reading. Students will share daily life with Parisians and also conduct surveys and interviews with the local Parisian population. Classroom activities include discussion and debates based on newspaper articles, films, songs, and French television clips. 1 Credit

Instructor: Constance Sherak,

Housing Abroad: Students will be placed with local families around Paris. Please keep in mind that the living conditions will vary considerably from host family to host family. Students must leave housing on the last day of the program.

Trips & Activities*: Museum and walking tours, theater performances, dinners, and weekend trips outside of Paris. *Subject to change.

Application Process: Apply through the Center for International Experience website.
Application fee: $55 Application opens: December 15, 2013 Application deadline: February 15, 2014

Airfare: Students are responsible for booking their own airfare to the program location. Students should arrive in Paris on Saturday, May 24. If students wish to arrive before the check-in date they will be responsible for their own housing. Travel arrangements home should be made for Saturday, June 28. 

Passport/Visa: Students are responsible for obtaining a passport and researching if a visa is needed. (U.S. citizens do not need a visa for this program.) If a student requires a visa and needs supporting documents from the Study Abroad office, they must give the office at least a week's notice in preparing those documents for them.

Pre-departure Orientation: A mandatory pre-departure orientation will be held for this program.

Questions: For course content questions contact instructor: For general program questions contact the Study Abroad staff:

Click here to view the list of CIPE Residential College Peers: students in your college who have already participated in an international experience.

FREN 160

Dates and Deadlines:
Read the program description to learn more about the application process.
Read the program description to learn more about the application process.