Click HERE to read this list of questions to consider regarding sexual orientation before going abroad as well as resources that could be helpful.
Click HERE to read this article from Middlebury about important questions to consider regarding gender identity before studying abroad.
French, like other romance languages, is a gendered language. If you’re wondering how to make your French more gender inclusive, check out this article from Mots-Clés’ Manuel d’écriture inclusive!
The three steps to using gender inclusive French are:
- Agree in number and gender nouns relating to jobs, functions, titles, and rank.
- Use masculine and feminine descriptors instead of using masculine generically.
- Refrain from using general terms such as “homme” et “femme.”
Click HERE to read the full article!
Americans in Paris is an episode of NPR’s This American Life that tells the story of several Americans who moved to Paris. This episode seeks to explain why these individuals chose to live in Paris and some of the cultural differences they have noticed since being there. Act Three of this podcasts focuses Janet McDonald and her experiences as a Black American living in Paris. Click HERE to listen to Act Three of Americans in Paris from NPR.
HUBICL.org is a website with several helpful tools for language learners and students considering studying abroad. This website has online classes related to intercultural learning and suggestions for studying abroad. There are also forums where students can ask questions about studying abroad and receive advice from others.
Mieux se comprendre, is an online video course that allows individuals to better understand what is a culture and helps them develop intercultural competency. This is a great resource for students who worry about the culture shock involved in studying abroad. Click HERE to view the course.
Students can use this search engine to find scholarships and financial aid for study abroad programs. On the left of the screen, there are various categories that students can use to filter the results by selecting their nationality, education level, and area of study. By using this feature to filter the results, students can more easily search for scholarships that they are eligible for. Click HERE to try it for yourself!