Teaching French at the Post-Secondary Level: Theories and Techniques

FRENCH700S

Teaching French at the Post-Secondary Level: Theories and Techniques. An overview of approaches to
teaching French and of the theoretical notions underlying current trends. Focus is both theoretical and practical.
Course objectives: (1) to investigate current issues in foreign language teaching and the relevance of linguistics and
research in second language acquisition for language teaching; and (2) to guide the student as he/she develops
techniques for effective classroom teaching, and learns to evaluate teaching performance and materials, and to
develop good assessment tools and to valuate outcomes. 3 units.