Ready for the gratification and challenges of giving back to a rural community abroad? CET Vietnam Summer Service is for adventurous students who are ready to perform service projects in the rural Vietnamese countryside. Students live with Vietnamese roommates who also work on the service projects. The program includes academic coursework in the field of service-learning and contains 4- and 8-week options. The program accepts students of all majors and language levels--from beginners to heritage learners.
Av. do Estado, 2052 - Sé, São Paulo - SP, Brazil
This program is for students who want to step out of their comfort zone and come to understand Brazil from a local perspective. The basic curriculum is a combination of Portuguese language courses and electives taught in English, but intermediate and advanced students may opt for full immersion by taking direct enroll courses in Portuguese alongside Brazilian peers. Excursions provide insider's access, allowing students to engage with Brazilian society as actors, not spectators. Students of all Portuguese language levels and majors are welcome.
Fawzi Al Molki, Jordan
Want to improve your Arabic fluency by leaps and bounds? CET Jordan provides just the context with rigorous courses in both formal and informal Arabic, language partners, local roommates and a full-time language pledge. Arabic-based content courses and excursions--around Amman and throughout Jordan--add a level of understanding so that by the end of the term students are able to "think in the culture." This program is for serious students with at least 2 semesters of previous Arabic language study.