OPTION 3: SIX-WEEK PROGRAM

JUNE 15 - JULY 28, 2019

English Communication & Cultural Immersion 

Six-Week Program | June 15 - July 28, 2019

  • English Communication & Cultural Immersion (2 weeks)

  • Leadership & Professional Development (2 weeks)

  • Self-discovery & Career Exploration (2 weeks)

Students who want to take their English skills to the next level can build confidence through cultural immersion in this six-week program.


This is the only option where students, or “explorers,” will have the opportunity to increase their confidence in English communication and American culture through workshops.

NO LONGER AVAILABLE
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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

During the first two weeks of this six-week session, explorers will learn about American culture through interactive activities and trips to some of Missouri’s largest cities. Each day explorers will have a chance to utilize new vocabulary in areas such as sports, politics, food, and education. They will also get to enjoy high school sports and fun cultural events.

 

The explorer’s confidence will increase as they practice listening, responding, and participating in everyday American activities. Throughout this experience, explorers actively engage in U.S. history and government, sports, politics, customs/traditions, food, entrepreneurship, and high school/college education.

WHY GET INVOLVED?

Why Register?


This program is a great fit for students who want to deepen their understanding of American culture and language. Your time will be spent participating in activities that will immerse you in everyday American life. This experience will give you an authentic American experience through workshops, outings, and discussions.  

This Experience Will Help You:

● Grow your understanding of everyday American

   culture and traditions

● Understand the U.S. education system through visits

   to American high schools and universities

 

● Understand and discuss the history, government,

   and current political issues of America

 

● Increase your English communication skills and learn

   new vocabulary 

 

● Increase your confidence in understanding American culture

   by attending various everyday events and engaging

   in conversations with native English speakers

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WHO SHOULD APPLY?

This experience is for students who would like to build on their English skills. If you want to gain the confidence and knowledge to communicate effectively than this experience is for you!

NO LONGER AVAILABLE

YOUR EXPERIENCE INCLUDES

UNIVERSITY HOUSING

To ensure explorers fully experience university life, the students stay in a residence hall (dormitory). These include suite-style rooms with one roommate.

Explorers and ambassadors stay on floors assigned by gender.

UNIVERSITY

HOUSING

PROFESSIONAL SITE VISITS

The program includes professional site visits to Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations, and U.S. Government Buildings.

Flagship companies and leading offices in prospect include: Monsanto, Boeing, Columbia Food Bank, Missouri State Capitol & Supreme Court, and more!

PROFESSIONAL

SITE VISITS

DAILY MEALS

Explorers have their meals at select locations, including campus dining halls, local restaurants, and catered events.​ All meals are included in the price of the program.

Special dietary requests are accommodated, as needed.

THREE DAILY

MEALS

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES

Explorers participate in a variety of daily activities, hosted on and off campus. In addition to field trips, these activities include self-assessment, team building, and career-related exercises.

Students will have daily free time at the on-campus recreation center.

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INTERACTIVE

ACTIVITIES

ROUND-THE-CLOCK SUPPORT

During their journey, explorers are guided by university student ambassadors. These ambassadors act as mentors and facilitators, while they oversee small teams of six to eight students.

 

Our intensive training process ensures that our ambassadors are well-equipped to lead & support explorers.

ROUND-THE-CLOCK

SUPPORT

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation to and from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) will provided, in addition to all ground transportation during the program.

Airfare is not included. 

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TRANSPORATION