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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Query Subject:   Survey for Teachers of Foreign Languages
Author:   Jose Aguilar
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Applied Linguistics

Query:   Dans le cadre d’une recherche sur l’apprentissage/enseignement de l’oral du français menée à l’Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle, nous sommes à la recherche d’enseignant-e de langues étrangères et plus particulièrement les enseignant-es FLE/S. En tant qu’expert en enseignement du français (ou de langues étrangères) , nous aurions besoin de votre coopération pour parfaire certains concepts et connaître vos positions et applications. Les didacticien-nes sont également concerné-es par cet appel.

Cela ne vous prendra que 15 minutes et nous permettra d’avancer dans nos recherches.

Pour remplir l’enquête, copier-coller le lien ci-dessous :

Nous vous remercions par avance pour votre participation.

L’équipe est également à la recherche d’apprenant-es du français. Nous vous serions très reconnaissant-es si vous pouviez diffuser à vos étudiant-es le questionnaire suivant :

Jose Aguilar, Fanny Auzéau & Grégory Miras
LL Issue: 24.2251
Date posted: 31-May-2013


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