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What questions would you ask if you called a language program overseas to find out more about it? Think of five questions and rank them in order of importance to you. Listen carefully to the following discussion. Compare your questions to the ones asked in the conversation.
“rain or shine” = no matter what the weather is like
“Rain or shine, classes will be held on Friday.”
“leave the nest” = move away from home for the first time
“For some students, coming to a foreign country can be difficult because it is the first time they have left the nest.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:
Explain and discuss some of these topics with a partner:
Not all language schools are the same, and some can provide a better educational and social experience than others. Search online and find two language schools or other programs that specialize in your area of interest. Collect information on cost and fees, types of classes offered, recreational opportunities, and reputation. Summarize which school would best suit your needs.