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May 19, 2014 at 9:23 pm

Vinton Daily: OPIE Offers Go International; Deadline June 18

Ohio University and the Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE) will again to offer the “Go International” program for students in grades 9-11 this summer, reports the Vinton Daily.

Students attending will have the option to live in an OU dorm with Japanese students, learn basic Japanese and cross-cultural communication by studying and socializing with high school students from Tokyo, and participate in afternoon activities and field trips; certificates for successfully completing the program will be awarded at the end of the week-long session.

Two one-week sessions are offered, students can attend one or both sessions: Session 1, Monday, July 28 to Friday, Aug. 1; Session 2, Monday, Aug. 4 to Friday, Aug. 8. The cost is $70 for those commuting and includes lunch daily, or $270 for those who wish to stay on campus and includes dorm room, Sunday through Friday and all meals, Monday morning through lunch Friday.

For more info and to obtain an application, contact Lindsay Ragusa at 740-593-4573 or email The deadline is Wednesday, June 18.

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