Intermediate Program

With only two semesters of French, it is as easy to study in Paris as un, deux, trois!

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Culture

Get ready to experience all that Paris has to offer! A thoughtfully planned culture package is included with a range of activities to give a wholly encompassing pulse on the life of the city.

Two times a month, students attend performances or spectacles, in some of Paris’ most iconic venues like the Opéra, Comédie Française, Théâtre de Chaillot, Philharmonie de Paris, Théâtre de la Ville, and Théâtre des Champs Élysées. Take in a selection of shows: concerts, plays, modern circus, and dance. Which one will be your favorite?

Indulge in a cooking workshop with your cohort and learn a couple of iconic French dishes! After class, skip the line and discover the national museums including the Louvre, as many times as you would like with the Louvre Jeunes card. Visit significant historical sites around France with curated excursions alongside your peers:

Spectacles

Past calendars have included performances such as:

  • Ballet: A Swan Lake at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
  • Theater: La Règle du Jeu at Comédie Français
  • Modern circus: Optraken at Le Monfort 
  • Opera: Falstaff at Opéra Bastille 

Day Trips

  • Fall: Versailles & Chartres
  • Spring: Versailles & Giverny

Weekend Excursions

  • Fall: St. Malo & Mont St. Michel
  • Spring: Loire Valley

Meet your French peers and immerse yourself in a variety of extracurricular activities:

  • Become a volunteer assistant in an elementary or high school, helping the teacher or providing English conversation classes two to four hours per week
  • Pair up with a French student for the semester who is also interested in cultural exchange
  • Join an intramural sports team, dance group, chorus, or other clubs
  • Volunteer in a non-profit organization
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