The Experience Senegal Program© at ACI’s Baobab Center uses the entire country as a classroom. The program helps newcomers strengthen their language skills and cross-cultural competency and deepen their understanding of Senegal. Students can sign up online as independent learners for individual language courses, excursions and cross-cultural orientations or for entire Experience Senegal Programs© through their university or high school study abroad program.
The Baobab Center offers customized programs – for universities and individuals – including :
Quality language instruction by experienced instructors in French and Wolof (and other national languages) with an emphasis on speaking and comprehension including lots of individual attention and speaking practice (Read more)
A unique orientation to Senegalese culture and realities is the hallmark of the Baobab Center's Experience Senegal Program©. A series of structured and unstructured activities developed over years of working with foreigners coming to Senegal allow the learner to gain insights into their own cultural values and those of the host country(Read more)
Homestays with Senegalese families provide students with a unique opportunity for intensive cross cultural learning. Living with a family reveals the daily realities and interactions among people and underlines the similarities that unite us and the differences that make us unique (Read more)
Excursions to appreciate the beauty and diversity of the country are a much appreciated component of the The Experience Senegal Program©. These visits to exotic locations are among the most memorable events in the program (Read more)
Academic courses by university professors, lectures and informal talks with prominent experts and thematic visits (Read more)
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