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French Immersion Class Offered this Summer

The LSU Eunice Department of Liberal Arts has announced the creation of the French Summer Program, an intensive language and culture program that is a joint program with LSU Eunice and the Université du Quebec a Montreal, Canada.

The program provides students the opportunity to live and study in Quebec for four weeks this summer to develop French language skills and experience a different cultural environment. Students earn four credit hours for one language course.

The program is open to all registered students of LSU Eunice and to students in good standing from other universities or colleges who register at LSU Eunice for the summer session.

Students enrolled in the class will participate in a French Immersion Program starting as soon as the group crosses the Canadian border. Participants must sign a pledge agreeing to use only the French language once in Canada.

Each morning students will attend a French course and receive the necessary tools to understand, speak and live in French, in the francophone city of Montreal. In the afternoon in pairs or group of three, they will have to work on cultural assignments around Montreal visiting such sites as the Oratoire Saint-Joseph, museums, and the Montreal Botanical Gardens.

Dr. Olivier Chatelain, a French faculty member at LSU Eunice, will accompany the group on the trip.

Student wishing to participate should enroll in French 2300 and contact Dr. Chatelain at or (337) 550-1272 or visit his office in Manual Hall138 or the Liberal Arts department head Dr. Luciane Berg at or (337) 550-1308 or visit her in Manual Hall 147.

Tuition and fees are $2900 � $500 (refundable) and include four credit hours, lodging, round-trip travel, class material, application fees, study abroad fees, and compulsory insurance.

Students leave Louisiana on July 9 and return on August 9.