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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA (Undergraduate):
2.25
Language of Instruction:
English, French
Housing:
Homestay
Number of Credits Offered:
6
Eligible Population: 01 Freshman, 02 Sophomore, 03 Junior, 04 Senior Type of Program: Faculty-led
Language Courses Offered: French Open to non-Mason Students: Yes
Program Description:
Paris

French Language in Paris

Is there anything better than spending a summer abroad in Paris? This four-week intensive French language program for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students takes place for one month in Paris, the beautiful capital city of France. Students will have free time in which they can take weekend excursions to a variety of locations. There will also be opportunities for guided walking tours of Paris and a cruise on the Seine. 


Program Details

Undergraduate:

  • French (FREN) 110: Elementary French
  • French (FREN) 115: Review of Elementary French
  • French (FREN) 210: Intermediate French
  • French (FREN) 250: Gateway to Advanced French
  • French (FREN) 300: Study Tour in France
  • French (FREN) 310: Oral Proficiency in French
  • French (FREN) 400: Study Abroad in France or Francophone Region
  • French (FREN) 460: Advanced Oral and Written

Eligibility 

This program is open to all undergraduate students including students who do not attend George Mason University.

Housing

Students will stay in home stay accommodations

Program Cost (Summer 2017): $5,310.

Included:
  • Tuition (6 credits)
  • Welcome dinner
  • Most meals - breakfasts and dinners
  • Meal card for lunch at Alliance
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • International Emergency Insurance

Not Included:

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Other transportation
  • Additional meals/snacks
  • Personal spending

Program Itinerary*

Day 1 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Walk around Monmartre
Day 2 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course.
Day 3 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Visit to Bateaux-Mouches
Day 4 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Visit to the Louvre Museum
Day 5 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course.
Days 6-7 Free Weekend
Day 8 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Visit to Invalides
Day 9 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course.
Day 10  9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Visit to Opera Garnier
Day 11 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course.
Day 12  9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Walk around the Covered Passages
Days 13-14 Free Weekend
Day 15  9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Walk around the Heart of Paris
Day 16  9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Walk around St. Germain des Prés
Day 17  9am-1pm: Intensive French Course.
Day 18  9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Excursion to Giverny
Day 19 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. 
Days 20-21 Free Weekend
Day 22 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Les trésors d'un hôtel très particulier
Day 23 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Paris coté obscur 
Day 24 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course.
Day 25 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course. Afternoon: Visit to Orsay Museum
Day 26 9am-1pm: Intensive French Course.

*Instructor reserves the right to modify the course schedule as needed


Contact Information

Program Officer

Denise Elles-Mdahuar
dellesmd@gmu.edu
703-993-2155

Professor

Chloe Hyden
chyden@gmu.edu
703-993-1220

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 03/19/2017
**
Rolling Admission 07/02/2017 07/29/2017

** 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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This program is currently not accepting applications.