Included in this are two assignments for mid- to upper-level students who will miss class due to being in a country that speaks the target language. Points breakdown for grading purposes is included. Easily adaptable for different languages/countries.
The first assignment is an interpersonal speaking assignment with a written accompaniment. The assignment can easily be adapted to include specific grammar points or to the situation the student will be in (host family, mission trip, vacation, etc.).
The second assignment is a presentation that has the student include images and information from their trip in order to present to the class. This is also easily adaptable to the level of language and type of trip the student took.