Learning Innovation

Overseas Language Study Tours

Students studying a language at Avila are given the opportunity to practice their chosen language in France, Italy or Indonesia.

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Avila College is committed to providing high quality, in-country learning opportunities for language students.  The College offers biennial tours to France/New Caledonia, Indonesia and Italy.  The primary objective of these tours is to provide students with opportunities to practice their language and in turn, increase their proficiency and confidence when communicating with native speakers.  Tour itineraries are carefully constructed to enable students to experience the culture of the country whilst maximising the use of the language they are studying.

Overseas Study Tours include:

• quality language classes

• attendance at local schools

• meeting local people

• visiting the market place

• eating in local restaurants

• exploring contrasting regions/cities

• participating in and experiencing cultural practices and activities

• attending religious celebrations


Students are eligible to participate in an Overseas Study Tour when they are in Year 10 or 11.