2011 IMMERSION WEEKEND
Jump into your language with both feet, sharing the experience with friends from the colleges of the
Mid-Continent Consortium for International Education



More than arpilleras, fellowship, fine cuisine and warm conversation; this is your chance to live in your language.

French Immersion Weekend
Feb. 25 (around 4:00pm)-Feb.26 (2:30pm), 2011

•    Practice your conversation skills in French
•    Get ready to study abroad
•    Learn about exciting Hispanic cultures
•    Cook in French
•    Contribute your talents to a fun experience

Please bring: comfortable clothing appropriate for the outdoors (jeans, sweatshirt or jacket, rain jacket or poncho, comfortable walking shoes) and a flashlight!  You will also need sheets and blankets or a sleeping bag; towels; and your own soap, shampoo and other personal toiletry items. Go ahead and bring guitars or other musical instruments and CDs of  Spanish-language music.
 
French activities will begin after 4:00 pm. Friday, and will conclude Saturday after a 1:00 pm joint lunch with Spanish and French students.

Cost:  $35 per person (includes workshops, accommodations, and all  meals during this portion of the weekend, $25 for Consortium study abroad alumni (Chicoutimi, etc.) and for those who also participate in the Spanish portion.
Spanish Immersion Weekend
Feb. 26 (after 12:00noon)-Feb.27 (10:30am), 2011

•    Practice your conversation skills in Spanish
•    Get ready to study abroad
•    Learn about exciting Francophone cultures
•    Cook in Spanish
•    Contribute your talents to a fun experience

Please bring: comfortable clothing appropriate for the outdoors (jeans, sweatshirt or jacket, rain jacket or poncho, comfortable walking shoes) and a flashlight! You will also need sheets and blankets or a sleeping bag; towels; and your own soap, shampoo and other personal toiletry items. Go ahead and bring guitars or other musical instruments and CDs of  Spanish-language music.

Spanish students should arrive around noon on Saturday.  We will have a joint lunch with French students, and activities for French will begin Saturday after lunch. These activities will conclude by 10:30 am. Sunday.

Cost:  $35 per person (includes workshops, accommodations, and all  meals during this portion of the weekend, $25 for Consortium study abroad alumni (Guanajuato, etc.) and for those who also participate in the French portion.




$50 total for those participating in both immersion events.



Great workshops in national cuisines, games, film, dramatic improvisation, music, and more.

At Tennessee's beautiful Cedars of Lebanon State Park.
328 Cedar Forest Rd.
Lebanon, TN 37090
See the map

Download PDF registration forms for French Immersion, Spanish Immersion, and Liability.

Download PDF files with Spanish immersion-weekend activities, and with Spanish food-group vocabulary.

Learn basic French everyday life vocabulary (with audio) before you start your immersion experience.

We need to know at least two days in advance how many are coming so that groceries and other necessities can be purchased.

        Dr. Margaret Spires  < mspires@utm.edu > for Spanish
        TennesseeBob Peckham  <bobp@utm.edu> for French

Stay tuned to this site for details, including all the forms you need, times, addresses, etc.