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Enseigner le français de la santé et de l’humanitaire - Annulée

The Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the U.S., in cooperation with the Department of Romance Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry, are organizing a 5-day professional training workshop in French for Health and Humanitarian Aid.

June 15-19, 2020

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dey Hall
Chapel Hill, NC

Ph.D. students, lecturers, associate professors, professors and assistant professors from American universities willing to implement a curriculum in professional 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 Health 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 Health / Medicine / Humanitarian Aid courses;
  • Designing educational activities using authentic documents;
  • Assessing students in French for Health.

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. Potential opportunities for on-campus housing will be shared with the selected candidates.

The call for applications is closed.

For more information, please contact Anne-Lise Gallay.