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Immersed vs. Submerged

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A Michigan woman working a study-abroad program at a large university is bemused by the many applicants who write that they want to study overseas so they can be “submerged in the culture.” She thinks there’s a difference between immersed and submerged but wants to be sure. This is part of a complete episode.

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