Summer 5 2019: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French Language

Courses

Course list Summer 5 2019: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French Language

Summer 5 2019: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French Language (May 18, 2019 - June 29, 2019)
Catalog Code: VPRU3119

 

This program offers students the opportunity to take business and culture courses taught in English with the added option of French language instruction. This program is a perfect match for students who wish to prepare for a successful business career in one of the most exciting and dynamic cities in the world. All students will take the International Missions Practicum alongside their courses at ABSP. 

 

During the program, students may choose one of two options:

Option 1: 2 Business/Culture Courses + International Missions Practicum
Option 2: 1 Business/Culture Course + 1 French Language Course + International Missions Practicum

This Business, Culture & French Language program offers students the opportunity to take business and culture courses taught in English with the added option of French language instruction. The program is a perfect match for students who wish to prepare for a successful business career in one of the most exciting and dynamic cities in the world.

Business and Culture Courses:
Business and elective courses are held at the main campus of the American Business School Paris and are taught by host university faculty and visiting U.S. faculty. While the program is open to international students, the vast majority of the participants are North American.

French Language Courses:
French language courses are available to students from all language backgrounds, from the true beginning (débutant) to the superior (supérieur) language levels. Through a pre-departure online placement exam, students will be placed into the most appropriate French language course to foster their linguistic growth. Courses target the competencies of written and verbal communication and comprehension. These classes are comprised of international students from every corner of the world, providing students with distinct perspectives and environments from which to learn. All French courses are taught in French by host university faculty at the Institut Catholique de Paris in its Institut de Langue et de Culture Française (ILCF).

Trancripts:
Transcripts from this program are supplied by the ABSP and the Institut Catholique. For students whose home universities require a U. S. transcript in order to transfer credit for the business courses, ISA has partnered with California Lutheran University to serve as a School of Record. Please contact your ISA Program Manager as soon as possible if you have confirmed with your university that you will need a U.S. transcript.

See Course Disclaimer
Back to Top
Advanced
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
French Language: B2-1 (Advanced)
Back to Top
Beginning
Courses:

French

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Elementary French (Summer) [FREN111]

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)
Back to Top
High Advanced
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
French Language: B2-2 (High Advanced)
Back to Top
High Beginning
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
French Language: A2-1 (High Beginning)
Back to Top
High Intermediate
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
French Language: B1-2 (High Intermediate)
Back to Top
Intermediate
Courses:

French

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate French (Summer) [FREN221]

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
French Language: B1-1 (Intermediate)
Back to Top
Low Intermediate
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Low Intermediate
French Language: A2-2 (Low Intermediate)
Back to Top
Superior
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Superior
French Language: C1 (Superior)
Back to Top
Taught In English
Courses:

Arts and Culture

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
French Culture [FREN240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Paris Global City [FREN240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Photography through the Parisian Lens [ARTS290]

Communications

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Communication Techniques / Speech [COMM130]

English

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Academic Methodology [ENG 101]

Management

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Doing Business in Asia [MGMT 444]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Learning to Fail [MGMT330]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Organizational Behavior and Management [MGMT 215]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Project Management [MGMT 310]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sustainable Business
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught In English
Upper Division
The Business of European Football [MGMT410]

Marketing

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Consumer Behavior [MKTG240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Creating and Developing Luxury Brands [MKTG 400]

Political Science

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
International Relations & European Strategies [POLS211]
Back to Top
True Beginning
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

VPRU3119
Summer 6 2019: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French & Experiential Learning

Courses

Course list Summer 6 2019: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French & Experiential Learning

Summer 6 2019: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French & Experiential Learning (May 18, 2019 - July 13, 2019)
Catalog Code: VPRU3319

 

This program offers students the opportunity to take business and culture courses taught in English with the added option of French language instruction. It also includes an experiential learning course titled "Culture & Careers", which is meant to expose students to cultural, linguistic, and career development opportunities in a French context. This program is a perfect match for students who wish to prepare for a successful business career in one of the most exciting and dynamic cities in the world. All students will take the International Missions Practicum alongside their courses at ABSP. 

 

During the program, students may choose one of two options:

Option 1: 2 Business/Culture Courses + International Missions Practicum
Option 2: 1 Business/Culture Course + 1 French Language Course + International Missions Practicum

Both options will include the Culture & Careers extension course which will weave its way throughout the duration of the program. The majority of hours spent on this course will take place after the traditional courses end in late June.

International Missions Practicum (1 credit)

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling.  Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. (Download syllabus here) 

Business and Culture Courses:
Business and elective courses are held at the main campus of the American Business School Paris and are taught by host university faculty and visiting U.S. faculty. While the program is open to international students, the vast majority of the participants are North American.

French Language Courses:
French language courses are available to students from all language backgrounds, from the true beginning to the superior language levels. Through a pre-departure online placement exam, students will be placed into the most appropriate French language course to foster their linguistic growth. Courses target the competencies of written and verbal communication and comprehension. These classes are comprised of international students from every corner of the world, providing students with distinct perspectives and environments from which to learn. All French courses are taught in French by host university faculty at the Institut Catholique de Paris in its Institut de Langue et de Culture Française (ILCF).

Gap students, 18 years old and older, are eligible for this program.

Please use the following only as a guideline to determine what each student's language level may be. Each semester/quarter is of COLLEGE-LEVEL French or the equivalent of:

True Beginning (Débutant) = 0 Semesters/0-2 Quarters
Beginning (Elémentaire 1) = 0-2 Semesters/0-3 Quarters
High Beginning (Elémentaire 2) = 1-2 Semesters/2-3 Quarters
Low Intermediate (Elémentaire 3) = 2-3 Semesters/3-5 Quarters
Intermediate (Intermédiaire 1) = 3-5 Semesters/5-8 Quarters
High Intermediate (Intermédiaire 2) = 3-6 Semesters/5-9 Quarters
Advanced (Intermédiaire 3) = 4-7 Semesters/6-11 Quarters
High Advanced (Avancé 1) = 5-8 Semesters/8-12 Quarters
Superior (Avancé 2) = 6+ Semesters/9+ Quarters

 

Course options for Summer 6 

See Course Disclaimer
Back to Top
Advanced
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
French Language: B2-1 (Advanced)
Back to Top
Beginning
Courses:

French

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Elementary French (Summer) [FREN111]

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)
Back to Top
High Advanced
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
French Language: B2-2 (High Advanced)
Back to Top
High Beginning
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
French Language: A2-1 (High Beginning)
Back to Top
High Intermediate
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
French Language: B1-2 (High Intermediate)
Back to Top
Intermediate
Courses:

French

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate French (Summer) [FREN221]

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
French Language: B1-1 (Intermediate)
Back to Top
Low Intermediate
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Low Intermediate
French Language: A2-2 (Low Intermediate)
Back to Top
Superior
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Superior
French Language: C1 (Superior)
Back to Top
Taught In English
Courses:

*Experiential Learning*

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Summer Academy: Language, Careers and Culture [FREN270]

Arts and Culture

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
French Culture [FREN240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Paris Global City [FREN240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Photography through the Parisian Lens [ARTS290]

Communications

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Communication Techniques / Speech [COMM130]

English

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Academic Methodology [ENG 101]

Management

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Doing Business in Asia [MGMT 444]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Learning to Fail [MGMT330]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Organizational Behavior and Management [MGMT 215]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Project Management [MGMT 310]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sustainable Business
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught In English
Upper Division
The Business of European Football [MGMT410]

Marketing

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Consumer Behavior [MKTG240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Creating and Developing Luxury Brands [MKTG 400]

Political Science

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
International Relations & European Strategies [POLS211]
Back to Top
True Beginning
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)
VPRU3319
Summer 1 2019 Institut Catholique - Arts & French Language

Courses

Course list Summer 1 2019 Institut Catholique - Arts & French Language

Summer 1 2019 Institut Catholique - Arts & French Language (May 24, 2019 - June 29, 2019)
Catalog Code: VPRU1119

Students will enroll in the following:

  • Students may choose one of two options:
    • Option A: Students focus solely on Arts by taking two arts classes, 45 contact hours each.
    • Option B: Students combine one Arts course of 45 contact hours and one French course of 60 contact hours.
  • All students will enroll in the International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum.

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit)

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling.  Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. (Download syllabus here)

Language Placement: All students taking a French language course must complete a two-part French language placement exam, one portion before departure for the program and the other upon arrival in Paris. The exam will indicate each student's language proficiency level, and will determine the course in which the student is eligible to enroll.

 

Please use the following only as a guideline to determine what each student's language level may be. Each semester/quarter is of COLLEGE-LEVEL French or the equivalent of:

True Beginning (Débutant) = 0 Semesters/0-2 Quarters
Beginning (Elémentaire 1) = 0-2 Semesters/0-3 Quarters
High Beginning (Elémentaire 2) = 1-2 Semesters/2-3 Quarters
Low Intermediate (Elémentaire 3) = 2-3 Semesters/3-5 Quarters
Intermediate (Intermédiaire 1) = 3-5 Semesters/5-8 Quarters
High Intermediate (Intermédiaire 2) = 3-6 Semesters/5-9 Quarters
Advanced (Intermédiaire 3) = 4-7 Semesters/6-11 Quarters
High Advanced (Avancé 1) = 5-8 Semesters/8-12 Quarters
Superior (Avancé 2) = 6+ Semesters/9+ Quarters

 

Course options for Summer 1

See Course Disclaimer
Back to Top
Advanced
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Intensive French Language: B2-1 (Advanced)
Back to Top
Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Intensive French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)
Back to Top
High Advanced
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Intensive French Language: B2-2 (High Advanced)
Back to Top
High Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
Intensive French Language: A2-1 (High Beginning)
Back to Top
High Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
Intensive French Language: B1-2 (High Intermediate)
Back to Top
Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Intensive French Language: B1-1 (Intermediate)
Back to Top
Low Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Low Intermediate
Intensive French Language: A2-2 (Low Intermediate)
Back to Top
Superior
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Superior
Intensive French Language: C1 (Superior)
Back to Top
Taught In English
Courses:

Arts

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Art and Architecture in Paris
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Fashion in France: History, Style and Influence
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
French Gastronomy
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Photography In Paris: Documenting the City of Lights
Back to Top
True Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
Intensive French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Course placement is organized in a first-come, first-serve fashion and is based on scheduling and availability; therefore, no course can be guaranteed.

VPRU1119
Summer 3 2019: Institut Catholique - Intensive French Language

Courses

Course list Summer 3 2019: Institut Catholique - Intensive French Language

Summer 3 2019: Institut Catholique - Intensive French Language (May 30, 2019 - June 29, 2019)
Catalog Code: VPRU1419

Intensive French Language - Institut Catholique de Paris -Institut Catholique de Paris

This is an Intensive French language program that offers French courses at all language levels.

All students must complete a two-part French language placement exam, one portion before departure for the program and the other upon arrival in Paris. The exam will indicate each student's language proficiency level, and will determine the courses in which the student is eligible to enroll.

Please use the following only as a guideline to determine what each student's language level may be. Each semester/quarter is of COLLEGE-LEVEL French or the equivalent of:

True Beginning (A1-1): 0 Semesters/0-2 Quarters
Beginning (A1-2): 0-2 Semesters/0-3 Quarters
High Beginning (A2-1): 1-2 Semesters/2-3 Quarters
Low Intermediate (A2-2): 2-3 Semesters/3-5 Quarters
Intermediate (B1-1): 3-5 Semesters/5-8 Quarters
High Intermediate (B1-2): 3-6 Semesters/5-9 Quarters
Advanced (B2-1): 4-7 Semesters/6-11 Quarters
High Advanced (B2-2): 5-8 Semesters/8-12 Quarters
Superior (C1): 6+ Semesters/9+ Quarters


Please note that a student's French language level in France may be lower than his/her level in the U.S.

Gap students, 18 years old and older, are also eligible for this program.

Courses are taught by host university faculty at the Institut Catholique de Paris in the Institut de Langue et de Culture Française (ILCF).

*In addition to the French Language Course, students will also complete requirements for the International Missions/Service Learning Practicum

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit)

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling.  Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. (Download syllabus here)

See Course Disclaimer
Back to Top
Advanced
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Intensive French Language: B2-1 (Advanced)
Back to Top
Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Intensive French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)
Back to Top
High Advanced
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Intensive French Language: B2-2 (High Advanced)
Back to Top
High Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
Intensive French Language: A2-1 (High Beginning)
Back to Top
High Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
Intensive French Language: B1-2 (High Intermediate)
Back to Top
Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Intensive French Language: B1-1 (Intermediate)
Back to Top
Low Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: Low Intermediate
Intensive French Language: A2-2 (Low Intermediate)
Back to Top
Superior
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: Superior
Intensive French Language: C1 (Superior)
Back to Top
True Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
Intensive French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

VPRU1419
Summer 4 2019: Institut Catholique - Intensive French Language

Courses

Course list Summer 4 2019: Institut Catholique - Intensive French Language

Summer 4 2019: Institut Catholique - Intensive French Language (June 30, 2019 - August 1, 2019)
Catalog Code: VPRU1519

Intensive French Language - Institut Catholique de Paris -Institut Catholique de Paris

This is an Intensive French language program that offers French courses at all language levels.

All students must complete a two-part French language placement exam, one portion before departure for the program and the other upon arrival in Paris. The exam will indicate each student's language proficiency level, and will determine the courses in which the student is eligible to enroll.

Please use the following only as a guideline to determine what each student's language level may be. Each semester/quarter is of COLLEGE-LEVEL French or the equivalent of:

True Beginning (A1-1): 0 Semesters/0-2 Quarters
Beginning (A1-2): 0-2 Semesters/0-3 Quarters
High Beginning (A2-1): 1-2 Semesters/2-3 Quarters
Low Intermediate (A2-2): 2-3 Semesters/3-5 Quarters
Intermediate (B1-1): 3-5 Semesters/5-8 Quarters
High Intermediate (B1-2): 3-6 Semesters/5-9 Quarters
Advanced (B2-1): 4-7 Semesters/6-11 Quarters
High Advanced (B2-2): 5-8 Semesters/8-12 Quarters
Superior (C1): 6+ Semesters/9+ Quarters


Please note that a student's French language level in France may be lower than his/her level in the U.S.

Gap students, 18 years old and older, are also eligible for this program.

Courses are taught by host university faculty at the Institut Catholique de Paris in the Institut de Langue et de Culture Française (ILCF).

In addition to the French Language Course, students will also complete requirements for the International Missions/Service Learning Practicum

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit)

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling.  Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. (Download syllabus here)

See Course Disclaimer
Back to Top
Advanced
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Intensive French Language: B2-1 (Advanced)
Back to Top
Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Intensive French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)
Back to Top
High Advanced
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Intensive French Language: B2-2 (High Advanced)
Back to Top
High Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
Intensive French Language: A2-1 (High Beginning)
Back to Top
High Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
Intensive French Language: B1-2 (High Intermediate)
Back to Top
Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Intensive French Language: B1-1 (Intermediate)
Back to Top
Low Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: Low Intermediate
Intensive French Language: A2-2 (Low Intermediate)
Back to Top
Superior
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: Superior
Intensive French Language: C1 (Superior)
Back to Top
True Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
90 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
Intensive French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

VPRU1519
Summer 2 2019: Institut Catholique - Arts & French Language

Courses

Course list Summer 2 2019: Institut Catholique - Arts & French Language

Summer 2 2019: Institut Catholique - Arts & French Language (June 30, 2019 - August 1, 2019)
Catalog Code: VPRU1219

Students will enroll in the following:

  • Students may choose one of two options:
    • Option A: Students focus solely on Arts by taking two arts classes, 45 contact hours each.
    • Option B: Students combine one Arts course of 45 contact hours and one French course of 60 contact hours.
  • All students will enroll in the International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum.

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit)

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling.  Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. (Download syllabus here)

Language Placement: All students taking a French language course must complete a two-part French language placement exam, one portion before departure for the program and the other upon arrival in Paris. The exam will indicate each student's language proficiency level, and will determine the course in which the student is eligible to enroll.

 

Please use the following only as a guideline to determine what each student's language level may be. Each semester/quarter is of COLLEGE-LEVEL French or the equivalent of:

True Beginning (Débutant) = 0 Semesters/0-2 Quarters
Beginning (Elémentaire 1) = 0-2 Semesters/0-3 Quarters
High Beginning (Elémentaire 2) = 1-2 Semesters/2-3 Quarters
Low Intermediate (Elémentaire 3) = 2-3 Semesters/3-5 Quarters
Intermediate (Intermédiaire 1) = 3-5 Semesters/5-8 Quarters
High Intermediate (Intermédiaire 2) = 3-6 Semesters/5-9 Quarters
Advanced (Intermédiaire 3) = 4-7 Semesters/6-11 Quarters
High Advanced (Avancé 1) = 5-8 Semesters/8-12 Quarters
Superior (Avancé 2) = 6+ Semesters/9+ Quarters

 

Course options for Summer 2

See Course Disclaimer
Back to Top
Advanced
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Intensive French Language: B2-1 (Advanced)
Back to Top
Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Intensive French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)
Back to Top
High Advanced
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Intensive French Language: B2-2 (High Advanced)
Back to Top
High Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
Intensive French Language: A2-1 (High Beginning)
Back to Top
High Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
Intensive French Language: B1-2 (High Intermediate)
Back to Top
Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Intensive French Language: B1-1 (Intermediate)
Back to Top
Low Intermediate
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Low Intermediate
Intensive French Language: A2-2 (Low Intermediate)
Back to Top
Superior
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Superior
Intensive French Language: C1 (Superior)
Back to Top
Taught In English
Courses:

Arts

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Art and Architecture in Paris
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Fashion in France: History, Style and Influence
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
French Gastronomy
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Photography In Paris: Documenting the City of Lights
Back to Top
True Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
Intensive French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Course placement is organized in a first-come, first-serve fashion and is based on scheduling and availability; therefore, no course can be guaranteed.

VPRU1219