Topic: Study abroad experiences
Listen and Practice: Many students want to study abroad to learn new skills, pick up a language, and do volunteer work. Listen and answer the questions.Then, review the script to improve your listening and pronunciation skills.
Before I finish school, I would like to go study abroad to learn another language and experience another culture. I’m really interested in studying Japanese, so I might apply for a program in Japan. Of course, I need to earn enough money to pay for tuition and living expenses, but I think that I first need to pick up a little of the language and learn something about the country so I can adjust quickly to the culture. Such an experience should help me develop an understanding of others—the way they live, think, and believe–and this knowledge should help me in my future career.
Before I finish school, I’d like tə go study abroad tə learn another language ən’ experience another culture. I‘m really interested in studying Japanese, so I might apply fər ə program in Japan. Of course, I need tə earn enough money tə pay fər tuition ən’ living expenses, but I think that I first need tə pick up ə little of the language ən’ learn something əbout the country so I kn adjust quickly tə thə culture. Such ən experience should help me develop ən understanding əf others—thə way they live, think, ən’ believe–ən’ this knowledge should help me in my future career.
- Discussion: What things do students need tə consider tə determine if study abroad is right yə fər?
- Internet Activity: Search fər study abroad programs fər an area əf the world you‘d like tə visit ən’ figure out thə costs ən’ benefits fər two different ones yə find. Decide which one would suit yə best.