Course Offerings | API Study Abroad
Course Offerings

Highlights

  • All classes taught in French
  • Great language-learning option!

Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 G.P.A.
  • Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Open to beginning, intermediate, advanced and superior level French speakers
  • Completed API application
  • University contact information form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • One official transcript
  • Entry requirements: valid passport with student visa

Dates & Fees

SPRING SEMESTER 2018
Jan 29, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018
$11,880
SPRING SEMESTER EXTENDED 2018
Jan 29, 2018 - Jun 2, 2018
$13,880
FALL SEMESTER 2018
Sep 24, 2018 - Dec 22, 2018
$11,880
FALL SEMESTER 2017-2018
Sep 25, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017
$12,480

Deadlines

SPRING SEMESTER 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Oct 15, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Nov 1, 2017
SPRING SEMESTER EXTENDED 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Oct 15, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Nov 1, 2017
FALL SEMESTER 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jun 10, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
July 1, 2018
FALL SEMESTER 2017-2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jun 10, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
July 1, 2017

Course Offerings

If you require syllabi that are not listed below, please contact your API Program Coordinator.

 

French Language*

This course has three goals: to acquire a sound basis of grammar, vocabulary and idiom; to develop different means of expression and written and oral comprehension; and to learn about French culture. The methods of language teaching are varied and include such activities as the study of authentic documents, including newspapers, comic strips, literary texts and videos. All classes call for the active participation of students.

*beginning, intermediate, advanced and superior levels are available

TEACHING INTERNSHIP

Students at any level of French language ability are able to participate in the teaching internship for an additional 3 credits. Spaces are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Students may do this on a volunteer basis not for academic credit, or they may work with a teacher at the CUEF to get academic credit for the internship. Students who wish to receive credit will need to do additional assignments along with the teaching hours, and they will pay an additional fee of $450.

A French Experience: Internship (3)

Students teach English in a French collège. This is a unique experience for API students in Grenoble to get to know French life from the inside, not only through the teenagers in the classes students teach, but also from the teachers that students assist.

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

Students teach English two to three hours a week in a collège (junior high school). Classes are generally conversational courses for French pupils. Students are asked to keep a journal where all course plans and weekly evaluations are registered (one page per class, per course taught). Students also have to write a final internship report (in French) analyzing the French teaching system and their perception of French society through their own teaching experience. Upon successful completion students earn 3 semester credits. A teacher at the CUEF will help the students to write his/her report and will grade the internship.