SLCL School of Literatures, Cultures, & Linguistics | University of Illinois

The Gateway to a Global Learning Experience

Summer 2015 Faculty-Led Course Abroad
FRE 103, 104, 205, 213: ARLES, FRANCE

Intensive French Language sponsored by LAS and the French and Italian Depts.

Arles, FranceArles à la carte (ACE) provides students with a unique intensive language learning experience within the historic center of Arles, in the south of France. Courses include a significant field study component allowing students to visit the local Roman monuments, enjoy Provençal cuisine during the regular language lunches with staff and professors, learn about Van Gogh and other 20th-century painters’ time in Arles, and appreciate the importance of the surrounding Camargue region for local agriculture and economy.

Students live with host families, giving them the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in both the French language and culture. Program excursions to nearby towns, villages, and historical sites are also included, in order to introduce students to the region.