Resources for Study Abroad

Getting ready to study abroad? We've put together a variety of resources all catered to your time and needs in order to best prepare you for your upcoming experience abroad.

Take advantage by practicing your language skills with native speakers on campus now before you leave. Ask grammar questions and get essay help! Click Sign-up on the left side of your corresponding WISE language Space to schedule an appointment with your language assistant. For a step-by-step on joining WISE sites and signing up for tutoring, check out this document.

These are some excerpts taken from a publication called Maximizing Study Abroad, A students’ Guide to Strategies for Language and Culture Learning and Use based from the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition at the University of Minnesota. Take a look at some pre-departure activities you can be doing now in order to practice Listening, Vocabulary, Speaking, Reading, and Writing.

The Language Learning Center staff is constantly investigating resources for students in order to provide the latest language learning tools to equip you on your lifelong experiences. Take a look at some of the most effective tools we support for language immersion abroad!

Are you planning on studying abroad soon? Watching movies is a great way to get practice in any language and to better understand the culture of any country. If you’re studying abroad, we here at the LLC recommend watching videos and/or TV shows before departure. It’s relaxing, fun, and educational! There are many resources available to you that can provide a wide variety of options. Check out our page for studying abroad through film!

Watching TV, shows and programs online can be a great way to prepare yourself to encounter the typical media of the country you'll be studying in. We've put together some sites with a variety of interests for you to check out TV Streaming options in the language of your choice.