Foreign Languages

Learning French Manners and Culture

October 18, 2017

In this full lecture you will explore French manners and culture, and use a beginner’s understanding to build on simple phrases in French. Then reflect on several “word families” that will help you build your vocabulary and make connections across the language. Along the way, you’ll also pick up a few common verb forms, adjectives, and adverbs. […]

European History

History of Bastille Day

July 11, 2017

Getting Ready for Bastille Day, 2017! Learn about the history and celebrations of July 14th from Professor Ann Williams, professor of French. […]

Professor's Perspective

Macron Wins French Election

May 10, 2017

Emmanuel Macron has won with a wide margin of French votes. What will this young president do for France? New professor Ann Williams, Ph.D. weighs in. […]

Professor's Perspective

French Election Predictions

May 5, 2017

The final French elections are coming this Sunday. What would their victory mean for France and the world? […]