Summer Institute of Language and Culture

Drake's English as a Second Language Department can design short-term summer programs for special groups.  Programs may allow participants to:

  • Practice English skills in the "Heartland" of the United States
  • Exchange ideas with American university students and others
  • Learn American business practices
  • Visit several prominent U.S. businesses
  • Understand American cultural values
  • Learn and live in a safe, friendly environment!

Features:

  • Housing in a Drake residence hall with access to university computer labs, library, & recreation facilities.
  • English conversation groups lead by American Students
  • A weekend home stay with an American family
  • Small class-size and customized courses designed for the needs and interests of the group.  For example:
  • Doing Business--American Style
  • A Look at the Business World
  • The American University Experience
  • American Values and Traditions
  • Seeing America Through Word Pictures
  • The U.S. Educational System
  • Current Events
  • American Frontier
  • American Life and Institutions

For more information contact Davee Matlock at the International Center, davee.matlock@drake.edu or 515-271-2084.

 

University News
April 21, 2014
John Forbes, PH’80, owner and manager of Medicap Pharmacy in Urbandale, was selected to receive the 2014 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, the highest honor given by Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). As part of this honor, he will deliver the 2014 Weaver Medal of Honor Lecture on Wednesday, April 23.
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