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Foreign Language Immersion Experience – August 12-14, 2020
College Students

Foreign language immersion experiences are offered in French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

Conducted by faculty in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures in the College of Liberal Arts, This program is an opportunity for students to be immersed in one of these languages/cultures without leaving Auburn University campus.

During this two-and-a-half day program, college students will sharpen their skills in a way that is both fun and interactive. Students will participate in cultural activities while engaging in their chosen language.

This program is being supported by the Auburn University Senate Departmental Award for Excellence in Education and the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

Program Schedule: Begins on Friday, August 12 and ends on Sunday, August, 14
  • Friday, August 12: 3:00 – 9:00 P.M.
  • Saturday, August 13: 9:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M.
  • Sunday, August 14: 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Discounted Fee:
Foreign Language Major or Minor
    Fee: $105
Non-Foreign Language Major or Minor

Please note, accepted students will make a language pledge:
Students will agree to speak only the target language from the beginning of the workshop until the end of the workshop. Students should understand that their commitment to speak only in the target language will increase their confidence, improve their skills, and let them reap the most benefit from this mini-immersion experience.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact: Claire Twardy at (334)844-3127 or claire.twardy@auburn.edu.

MEALS:

Catered meals will be provided for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

FACILITIES:

Foreign Language Immersion Camp will take place on the Auburn University campus.

Traci O'Brien
Traci O'Brien
Associate Professor of German

Traci O’Brien, Associate Professor of German, and Gilda Socarrás, Associate Professor of Spanish, have both been at Auburn since 2006 and have collaborated on many projects involving foreign language teaching. They are both committed to helping students achieve advanced language proficiency at the undergraduate level and therefore value and support the immersion experience at home and abroad.

 

 

 

 


Traci O'Brien
Gilda Socarrás
Associate Professor of Spanish

Traci O’Brien, Associate Professor of German, and Gilda Socarrás, Associate Professor of Spanish, have both been at Auburn since 2006 and have collaborated on many projects involving foreign language teaching. They are both committed to helping students achieve advanced language proficiency at the undergraduate level and therefore value and support the immersion experience at home and abroad.

Last Updated: February 25, 2020