Summer in Paris, France - at the University of Paris - Sorbonne with California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

 
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Summer in
           Paris, France
        at the University of Paris - Sorbonne
with California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
                      Program dates:
                  July 1 - July 31, 2005

 ACCENT INTERNATIONAL CONSORTIUM   FOR   ACADEMIC PROGRAMS ABROAD
Paris, France
                                              July 1 - July 31, 2005

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                                                                   Student Services: The ACCENT Centers
                                                                   ACCENT is a study abroad organization that works with
         elcome to the Summer in Paris program at the              over 50 colleges and universities to provide academi-
University of Paris – Sorbonne. ACCENT works with                  cally challenging and culturally enriching overseas study
                                                                   programs. ACCENT has fully-staffed Centers in Paris,
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona to
                                                                   Florence, London, Madrid and Rome that serve as a home
provide a challenging academic program with extensive              base to program participants. The San Francisco Center
overseas support. On the Summer in Paris program,                  assists students with enrollment and pre-departure prepara-
students live at the Cité Universitaire international              tion. The staff in all six ACCENT Centers has extensive per-
residence campus or in Parisian homes while attend-                sonal experience in travel and overseas study, and is available
                                                                   to answer questions throughout all phases of the program.
ing French grammar classes at the Sorbonne, as well as
French civilization and conversation classes with visiting         The ACCENT Paris Center, located in the 11th arrondisse-
and local faculty. In addition to the academic program,            ment near Place de la Bastille, is open during the week for
the ACCENT Paris Center staff organizes a series of cul-           students to use the resource and lending library, check
tural and social activities as well as providing support           email or write papers in the computer lab, ask questions
                                                                   of the ACCENT staff and take advantage of a variety of
and guidance to students studying abroad.
                                                                   student services.

Once you have enrolled, you will receive more detailed
                                                                   Application and Enrollment
application and enrollment forms as well as a student              The Summer in Paris program is open to students over 18
handbook. If you have questions about any aspect                   at time of application. California State University students
of this program, please feel free to contact us at any             who are non-Cal Poly, Pomona students must apply for
                                                                   visitor status at CSU-Pomona. Non-Cal State students
time: ACCENT (800) 869-9291, Professor Samira
                                                                   must apply for admission to CSU-Pomona by March 15;
Matta, Program Leader, at (909) 869-3841, (626)
                                                                   students must receive admission approval prior to submit-
446-8962,      swmatta@csupomona.edu,            or     Thresa     ting an application to ACCENT for program participation
Ansley, International Center at (909) 869-3625,                    (website for on-line application www.csupomona.edu/
transley@csupomona.edu.                                            ~admissions). Program space is limited. Students should
                                                                   send in the enclosed application with the $250 non-refund-
Cal Poly Pomona encourages participants of all back-               able first payment as soon as possible. Upon receipt of your
                                                                   application and first payment, ACCENT and California
grounds to apply, including those with no French lan-
                                                                   State Polytechnic University, Pomona will send you addi-
guage, French majors, international business and other             tional application and enrollment forms. Applications and
majors, prospective teachers seeking certification, K-12           final payment must be received by April 22, 2005. Beyond
teachers and others.                                               April 22, enrollment is based on availability.

                                                                   Cultural Program
Transferable Academic Credit                                       Cultural learning is an integral part of the program.
                                                                   Guided visits of many museums and historical sites are
 The Summer in Paris program is offered for transferable col-
 lege credit through California State Polytechnic University,      included in the program and students participate in a cul-
 Pomona. Cal Poly, Pomona is part of the California State          tural activity series that includes a visit to Versailles, a boat
 University system and is consistently ranked one of the top       ride on the Seine and two performances of ballet, opera or
 ten regional universities in the west. Cal Poly, Pomona will      classical music. Other excursions included in the program
 provide a transcript upon request for the coursework com-         are two one-day excursions to Chartres/Giverny and the
 pleted overseas. The cost for a transcript is $4. Please verify   Loire Valley, and an optional three-day, two-night excur-
 the transferability of courses with your advisor or registrar     sion to Normandy and Brittany is available as well ($240).
 before you apply.                                                 Excursions are chosen based on the academic curriculum and
                                                                   are subject to change.
Program Faculty                                                                French 201: Intermediate French          4 quarter units – 12.5 hours/week
                                                                               Will cover and reinforce basic grammar as well as lead students into more
Samira Matta has been teaching French for over 25 years and leading trips
                                                                               advanced aspects of the language. Emphasis on written composition and
to France for over 15 years. She has sponsored and actively participated in
                                                                               style. Includes 10 hours of small group phonetics work in the language lab.
many multicultural organizations. She currently teaches courses in French
                                                                               Taught entirely in French at the University of Paris – Sorbonne.
language, culture, history, civilization and literature at Cal Poly Pomona.
This is her tenth year with the Summer in Paris program.
                                                                               French 499L: Advanced French             4 quarter units – 12.5 hours/week
                                                                               Emphasis on style, text study and advanced grammatical analysis. Includes
                                                                               10 hours of small group phonetics work in the language lab. Taught
                                                                               entirely in French at the University of Paris – Sorbonne.

                                                                               Students will also take the French Civilization and Conversation courses. Both
                                                                               courses are offered in the afternoon.

                                                                               French 299A: French Civilization              1 quarter unit – 3 hours/week
                                                                               A series of informal lectures taught by visiting faculty, designed to inves-
                                                                               tigate the French culture through its art, architecture, and historical and
                                                                               political events through on-site lectures. Students may choose to take this

The Academic Curriculum                                                        class either in French or English.

During the overseas orientation, students complete a placement exam to
                                                                               French 299: French Conversation           1 quarter unit – 2 hours/week
determine the class level appropriate to their language skills. An alternate
                                                                               This course is specially designed to enable participants to begin using
Beginning French for total beginners is taught by visiting faculty and is
                                                                               French immediately in everyday situations and to develop practical
held at the ACCENT Center. Classes range in size from 20-25 students.
                                                                               vocabulary.
Students can expect to be in class approximately four hours per day, five
days per week.

Students with no prior French should take the Beginning French course taught
by visiting faculty.

French 101: Beginning French Class        4 quarter units – 15 hours/week
Will enable students to understand native French and to express themselves
in basic situations. Emphasis on listening, comprehension and speaking
with opportunities outside the classroom for reinforcement. This course is
specially designed for students with no prior study of French who do not
wish to take the immersion course at the Sorbonne.

The following four classes are held at the Sorbonne.

French102: Beginners French 2           4 quarter units – 12.5 hours/week
This course emphasizes basic grammar and vocabulary review. It also pro-
vides a small classroom environment, enabling students to reinforce written
and spoken expression of French. Includes 10 hours of small group phonet-
ics work in the language lab. Taught entirely in French at the University of
Paris – Sorbonne

French 103: Elementary French          4 quarter units – 12.5 hours/week
Intended for students who need to review their knowledge of basic gram-
mar, phonetics, and written and spoken expression. Includes 10 hours of
small group phonetics work in the language lab. Taught entirely in French
at the University of Paris – Sorbonne.

                   Application due: with first payment                                                       Arrival in Paris: July 1
                       Final payment due: April 22
                                                                   Program Timetable                      Overseas orientation: July 2
                  Pre-departure orientation: May (TBD)                                                        Classes begin: July 4
                      Departure from U.S.: June 30                                                          Return to U.S.: July 31
“If 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

Spend a Summer in Paris, a city renowned for its wealth of historical, artistic and cultural riches.
Immerse yourself in a language and culture that spans the Middle Ages through the 21st century
– a city that draws students from around the world. Paris is your classroom as you learn French at
the University of Paris – Sorbonne and study French Civilization, while attending on-site lectures
at the many galleries, museums and cultural sites throughout the city. The Summer in Paris pro-
gram offers a unique opportunity to expand your educational experience while earning transferable
college credit.

Students on the Summer in Paris program live at the Cité Universitaire international residence
campus or in Parisian homes located throughout the city, and attend classes at the University of
Paris – Sorbonne and on-site throughout Paris. The ACCENT Paris Center organizes a number
of cultural and social activities for program participants, as well as day and weekend excursions
outside of Paris.

ACCENT, in conjunction with California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, is responsible for
the coordination and administration of the Summer in Paris program. Together, ACCENT and
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona are committed to providing international oppor-
tunities that foster the understanding of different cultures.

                               PARIS
Summer in Paris
                                    WITH CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, POMONA
 Program space is limited. Students should send in this application and the $250 non-refundable first payment to ACCENT as soon as possible. Note: Non-Cal
 State students must apply for admission to Cal Poly Pomona by March 15; students must receive admission approval prior to submitting this application to
 ACCENT for program participation (website for on-line application www.csupomona.edu/~admissions). Upon receipt of your application and first payment,
ACCENT and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona will send you additional application forms. Initial applications must be received by April 22, 2005.
               Beyond April 22, limited enrollment is allowed, but only when space permits and first and final payments have been received by the
                        ACCENT San Francisco Center. Please note that ACCENT does not accept credit cards or credit card checks.

       I have carefully read the brochure for the Summer in Paris program and wish to apply. I agree to the terms and conditions stated in the program brochure,
         including the payment and refund policies. I understand that if there are any changes in the terms and conditions ACCENT will notify me in writing.
       The applicant shall be the client of ACCENT for all purposes. Any applicable refunds will be returned to the applicant regardless of the source of payment.
                                                               Please type or print clearly in black ink.

Name                                                                                            Signature

School Attending                                                                                Year in School                                       Major

Current Address                                                                                 How long can you be reached at your current address?

City                                                                                            State                                                Zip

Home Phone                                      Work Phone                                      Cell Phone                        Please indicate the best times to reach you and at which number

Email                                                                                           Social Security Number                                                         Gender

Permanent Address

City                                                                                            State                     Zip                        Permanent Phone

Country of Citizenship                                                                          Date of Birth (participants must be at least 18 years old at time of application)

Emergency Contact                                                                               Home Phone                                           Work Phone

Address of Emergency Contact
I hereby authorize ACCENT representatives to contact and discuss with the persons listed above my status in the study abroad program.

Signature                                                                                       Date

How did you hear about this program? (please be as specific as possible)                        Have you previously attended an ACCENT program? If so, which program? When? Where?
                                                                                                                                                                                             pdf

                       Please return this application with the $250 non-refundable first payment, made payable to ACCENT, to:
                                           ACCENT •             870 Market Street, Suite 1026 •                   San Francisco, CA 94102
Program Price: $2980
plus a $150 refundable security deposit                Payment Schedule
                                                                                                             Cancellations
                                                                                                             All cancellations must be made in writing to

Program Price Includes                                  Non-refundable first payment
                                                                                                             ACCENT and Cal Poly, Pomona and are effec-
                                                                                                             tive the date of receipt. Participants are liable for
• Double room in the residence halls of the Cité
  Universitaire                                         due with application                    $250         payments until written cancellation is received.
                                                        Final payment due April 22, 2005       $2880
• Tuition at the University of Paris - Sorbonne                                                              Cancellation Fees:
                                                                                                             70 days or more prior to start of program $250
• Day excursions to Chartres/Giverny and the            The above breakdowns include the $150                50 to 69 days prior to start of program    $500
  Loire Valley including transportation and             refundable security deposit. The payment             30 to 49 days prior to start of program    $750
  guided visits
                                                        schedule is the applicant's contractual obli-        8 to 29 days prior to start of program    $1000
• Cultural activity series including two evening        gation. Failure to make each payment when            0 to 7 days prior to start of program No Refund
  ballet, concert or opera performances, a visit to     due shall automatically cancel participant
  Versailles and a boat ride on the Seine               from the program one week after payment
                                                                                                             ACCENT, and not California State Polytechnic University,
                                                                                                             Pomona, is responsible for all travel arrangements and any
• Pre-departure and overseas orientation program        due date. All payments are effective the day         liability arising there from. California State Polytechnic
                                                                                                             University, Pomona is NOT liable for any damages aris-
  with a guided tour of Paris                           they are received by the ACCENT San                  ing out of the services described herein, including, but not
                                                                                                             limited to any promises or representations, whether expressed
• Paris bus and métro pass (Carte Orange)               Francisco Center. ACCENT, in its sole dis-           or implied. Nothing contained herein shall be construed to
                                                                                                             in any way bind California State Polytechnic University,
                                                        cretion, may reinstate an applicant subject          Pomona, any of its agents, employees or representatives to any
• Overseas information and resource center                                                                   promises, obligations, covenants or duties whether expressed
                                                        to availability of space and late enrollment         or implied herein.
  with ACCENT Paris on-site staff
                                                        fees. All prices and fees reflect exchange           ACCENT is not responsible for the academic segment of
• Transfers from and to Paris airport for               rates current as of 7/04 and are subject to          the program except as specified in the contract between
  group flight participants                                                                                  ACCENT and the California State Polytechnic, Pomona.
                                                        change.                                              Nor is ACCENT responsible for airline delays of any kind,
                                                                                                             or for expenses or loss incurred as a result of such delays.
• International Student Identity Card (ISIC)                                                                 With regard to transportation/travel, regardless of the type
  with limited overseas travel and accident                                                                  of vehicle, ACCENT acts for the passenger as agent only.
                                                                                                             ACCENT assumes no liability for accident, injury, damage,
  insurance
                                                      Student Housing                                        or loss in any vehicle, or as a result of default by any person
                                                                                                             or company engaged in transporting the passenger. CST
                                                                                                             #1013432-40.

Program Price Does Not Include                        Students may choose to live in double or single
                                                      rooms in residence halls at the Cité Universitaire,
• Round-trip airfare                                  or in a single room in a homestay. The Cité                   For more information on the
• Cal Poly, Pomona tuition of $554 for 6 units        Universitaire, an international residence campus            Summer in Paris program please
• Optional single room in student residence
                                                      of the University of Paris for students from around                     contact:
  supplement ($250)                                   the world, is located within easy reach of central
                                                      Paris by métro. The Maison Internationale on
• Optional single room in a homestay
                                                      the Cité campus houses a restaurant, café, library,
  supplement ($400, price includes breakfast
  daily)                                              theater, bank, swimming pool and sports facilities.
                                                      Homestays are located throughout Paris, within
• Optional three-day, two-night excursion to                                                                            870 Market Street, Suite 1026
                                                      the city limits. Participants in a homestay receive                 San Francisco, CA 94102
  Normandy and Brittany ($240)
                                                      breakfast daily. The supplement for a single room                        800.869.9291
• Personal expenses, books, passports, visas,         at the Cité is $250 or in a homestay is $400.                          415.835.3749 (fax)
  and anything not listed as included                                                                                       info@accentintl.com
                                                      Housing is provided from the first day of the pro-
• Meals except as specified                           gram (July 1, 2005).                                                  www.accentintl.com

                                                                                                                                          or
• Required medical insurance
                                                      Transportation
Cal Poly, Pomona Tuition & Fees                       All participants must check-in at the
                                                      ACCENT Paris Center July 1, 2005 between
 Academic credit for this program is awarded by
                                                      9am and 5pm (Note: most transatlantic flights
 California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
                                                      depart one day before their arrival date).
 CSU students who are non-Cal Poly, Pomona
                                                      ACCENT will organize an optional round-trip
 students must apply for visitors status at CSU-                                                                            Professor Samira Matta
                                                      group flight from Los Angeles. Airfare is not
 Pomona. Non-CSU students must apply for                                                                                 English & Foreign Language
                                                      included in the program fee. Group flight                                  Bldg. 24:112
 admission to CSU-Pomona and pay a $55 appli-
                                                      participants will be met at the airport in Paris                    3801 West Temple Avenue
 cation fee. A $554 enrollment fee must be paid to                                                                           Pomona, CA 91768
                                                      and transferred to their housing. Group flight
 Cal Poly, Pomona International Center at the time                                                                       909.869.3841 /626.446.8962
                                                      participants returning to the U.S. on the group
 of registration and no later than May 1, 2005.                                                                            swmatta@csupomona.edu
                                                      return date will receive transportation to the Paris
 Non-residents of California pay an additional
                                                      airport. Students enrolled in the Summer in Paris            Cal Poly, Pomona Study Abroad Office
 $220 per unit. Participants are subject to the                                                                      International Center, Bldg. 1:104
                                                      program will receive detailed optional group flight
 policies, procedures and regulations of Cal Poly,                                                                       3801 West Temple Avenue
                                                      information approximately four months prior to
 Pomona. For more information, contact Thresa                                                                                Pomona, CA 91768
                                                      departure (estimated airfare: $950 - $1150).                             909.869.3625
 Ansley, International Center at (909) 869-3625,
                                                                                                                    www.csupomona.edu/~international
 transley@csupomona.edu.
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