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Autour de l’Apéro pour avancés

Autour de l’Apéro8 sessions of 60 min  Classe de Conversation (Advanced) –                                $100 / 8-week session  Level - Advanced "l'art de la conversation autour d'un apéro"; 100% in French Come join our friendly French facilitators for...

Intermediate Story Creating

Intermediate Story Creating8 sessions of 60 min Intermediate Story Creating –                                $100 / 8-week session  Level - Intermediate Story Creating 100% in French Come join our friendly French facilitators for an interactive story...

Beginners’ Story Creating

Beginners’ Story Creating8 sessions of 60 min Beginners’ Story Creating – $100 / 8-week session  Level - Beginners' Story Creating 95% in French Come join our friendly French facilitators for a non-intimidating, interactive story creating...

“Fake it till you make it”

Given that I grew up in a small town in western Iowa and then went on to do something as unfathomable as a Ph.D. in French, it may come as little surprise that people ask me with obvious sincerity and interest to tell them my story. Alternatively, what would not have...

How US schools discouraged language learning

Okay, let’s get into my own language learning story with the hopes that it can shed some light on the identity factor in second language acquisition. In 1973 when I was in the ninth grade (at that time, my school had a junior high and not a middle school, so I was not...

Context, identity, autobiography

Remember the last part of my last post? That’s where I brought up delving into the salient points of Norton and Toohey’s “Identity, language learning, and social change.” They talk about how the social sciences, especially those highly...

New life for older research

As I approach age 63 and the final part of my career, I feel as if part of my unfinished business is to read, or reread, the most salient research out in the SLA and Applied Linguistics worlds and then figure out how it applies to our learners at FrenchRev. I am now...

French Classes – Quick Enrollment

Speedy Enrollment!      Beginners' Story Creating Beginning French Story Creating – Spring 2021: Thursdays @5:30pm – 6:30pm (Starting on April 29th) $100.00 Processing ... Enroll NowStripe Payments requires Javascript to be supported by the browser in order to...