Example: School Trips – French student cultural immersion

Example:  School Trips:  French student cultural immersion

Focus 1 – Day (s) in Local French School

Focus 2 – French Language Lessons

Focus 3 – Drawing/Sketching in the French countryside

Focus 4 – Day Trip – Angoulême:  The Centre National de la Bande Dessinèe et de l’Image (Angoulême’s cartoon and multimedia museum)

Focus 5 – Create and perform a skit in French

Example: School Trips:  French student cultural immersion provides your students with a unique opportunity to become immersed in the local language and culture of the Charente region of  Southwest France.  Highlights of this trip include:

  • Students will have an opportunity to spend two full days at a local French school, participating in lessons and activities, and enjoying a typical French lunchtime meal;
  • Students will have an opportunity to have two intensive French language lessons, at the level appropriate for the students;
  • Students will have an opportunity to hike in the French countryside and create botanical and landscape drawings and sketches;
  • Students will have an opportunity to take a day trip to the nearby town of Angoulême to enjoy a guided tour of the famous cartoon and multimedia museum there, and then to create a unique cartoon of their own.
  • Students will have an opportunity to create, script, rehearse, and perform a skit in French.

Overview of Sample Daily Itinerary:

Day 1  (Saturday) – Depart home for France

Day 2  (Sunday) – Arrive France and La Giraudiere/Orientation at La Giraudiere

Day 3  (Monday) – Full day at local French school

Day 4  (Tuesday) – French language lesson/Nature hike with botanical and landscape drawing and sketching

Day 5  (Wednesday) – Full day at local French school

Day 6  (Thursday) – Day trip to Angoulême /Create-a-Comic

Day 7  (Friday) – French language lesson/Create a skit (in French) to perform for local French teachers and students/Farewell dinner and skit performance

Day 8  (Saturday) – Depart La Giraudiere and France for home

Day 9  (Sunday) – Arrive home

Details of Sample Daily Itinerary

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