Summer in Paris Frannce with Los Angeles valley College
A bridge in Paris

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 "f you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris when you are young, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast. ~Ernest Hemingway


The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. ~St. Augustine


I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself. ~James Baldwin


Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~Mark Twain


Why travel and study abroad? To enrich your education. develop your self-awareness, understand another culture and, in the process, make new friends.


In the summer of 2014, LA Valley College is offering an unforgettable French immersion experience in Paris, France. This month-long study abroad program combines French language and civilization classes, lodging in either a student residence or with a French family, a full schedule of tours and activities, weekend travel excursions, and plenty of time to explore the city on your own and with new friends from around the world. Excursion and cultural activities costs are included in the program fee along with a month-long metro and bus pass to ensure you get the most out of your Parisian college experience. The base program price for all this is $3,250. Depending on the course and housing options you select, the price will vary.


Take advantage of this opportunity to develop fluency, earn up to 8 units of transferable credit, and discover one of the world’s most celebrated cities! Space in the program is limited, so reserve your spot by clicking on "Program Documents" in the left margin and completing the application form on the third page of the brochure. Submit the completed application, with your deposit to ESA, 424 Dorado Terrace, San Francisco, CA, 94112-1753. The application deadline is April 1, 2014 but don't delay, as space is limited. After April 1, 2014 please check with Prof. Merrill for availability.


Please click the links on the left to learn more about Summer in Paris, France, 2014.


If you have further questions please contact Prof. Dominique Merrill at (818) 947-2380 or email merrildl@lavc.edu.



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