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Enseigner le français des affaires - Annulée

The Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the U.S., in cooperation with the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures of Fordham University and the Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry, are organizing a 5-day professional training workshop in French for Business.

May 18-22, 2020

Fordham University
113 W. 60th Street
New York, NY 10023

Ph.D. students, lecturers, associate professors, professors and assistant professors from American universities willing to implement a curriculum in Business French are invited to apply.

Course description
Designed by the Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the course is a hands-on training in curriculum and teacher preparation for French for Business classes and is structured as follows:

  • Distinguishing the specificities of FLE (Français Langue Etrangère - French as a Foreign Language) and FOS (Français sur Objectifs Spécifiques - French for Specific Purposes);
  • Implementing FOS;
  • Designing a framework for a French for Business course;
  • Designing educational activities using authentic documents;
  • Assessing students in French for Business.

The workshop is held in French.

Non-refundable registration fee: $100 (collected after the selection process).

Please note that housing and transportation costs are not included.


For more information, please contact Fabrice Jaumont