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Study Abroad

Summer is the perfect time to travel and explore.

Our programs in France, Spain, and Jordan extend an invitation for students to immerse themselves in the language, daily routines, and cultural habits of another country. Your time abroad with Choate teachers, native of the host country and from our Wallingford campus, is designed to build independence, self-reliance, and adaptability through exposure to new ways of living and thinking. The deadline for Study Abroad applications will be March 15, 2020.


 

Study Abroad Programs

(For students who have completed the U.S. equivalent of grades 9, 10, or 11)

 

Summer Programs Study Abroad - France

FRANCE

June 18 - July 18, 2020 | 5 Weeks

Our five-week program in France offers intermediate to advanced level high school French language students the opportunity to live in Parisian homes, take courses conducted exclusively in French, participate in cultural outings, and travel to the Loire Valley. Through art history and French history, museum visits as well as regular reading and writing assignments, students improve their linguistic skills. Daily immersion in French studies and in the routines of life in Paris enables participants to gain self-confidence and a better understanding of themselves as global citizens.

Note: Choate students may earn a visual arts credit and fulfill the contemporary global studies graduation requirement. Please see Diploma Requirement and Other Offerings.

Photos from France

Summer Programs Study Abroad - Spain

SPAIN

June 18 - July 22, 2020 | 5 Weeks

Our five-week program in Spain offers intermediate to advanced level high school Spanish language students the opportunity to live, study, and travel in Spain. Students reside with families in La Coruña, Spain (Galicia) and take courses taught exclusively in Spanish. Daily immersion in Spanish studies and in the routines of life in La Coruña enables participants to gain self-confidence and a better understanding of themselves as global citizens. Visits to historical and cultural sites in and around La Coruña, including a trip to the capital city of Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, as well as trips to Salamanca, Segovia, Toledo, and Madrid complement the classroom experience.

Note: Choate students may fulfill the contemporary global studies graduation requirement. Please see Diploma Requirement and Other Offerings.

Photos from Spain

Choate Summer Programs Study Abroad Jerash Morocco

JORDAN

June 13 - July 10, 2020 | 4 Weeks

Our four-week program in Jordan is open to beginning through advanced level Arabic language students who are interested in deepening their knowledge of the Arabic language and exploring the rich culture of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, a land of mesmerizing beauty and contrasts. During this month-long program, students live with host families in Amman, take Modern Standard Arabic and Levantine colloquial courses, engage in history and current issue workshops conducted in English, and participate in cultural activities. Immersion in the routines of daily Jordanian life enables participants to hone their language skills and also to gain self-confidence and a better understanding of themselves as citizens of the world. Excursions to Jerash, Wadi Rum (the desert), and Petra, among others, round out the experience. Successful completion of Summer Study Abroad in Jordan fulfills the contemporary global studies graduation requirement for Choate students.

Note: Choate students may fulfill the contemporary global studies graduation requirement. Please see Diploma Requirement and Other Offerings.

Photos from Jordan