The benefits of being there: How global travel experiences enrich the bilingual journey


Learn how a Global Travel program can enrich the international, intercultural, multilingual journey that French American students embark on from day one. Discover how unforgettable, shared, and deeply personal experiences provide transformative learning moments and promote communicative competence and cross-cultural cognition.
At French American we have been running a comprehensive Global Travel program for decades; involving hundreds of students. What are the benefits? Can they outweigh the health, safety, liability risks?
“Being There” is all very well; but is it too often a decadent, voyeuristic luxury? Can we foster bilingualism and international mindedness perfectly well closer to home?