Patrick Guédon


Patrick Guédon holds two Masters degrees, one in English and American Literature and Civilization and the other in French as a Foreign Language (Université de Paris VII- Diderot). He also holds a DESS in Pedagogy and Teacher Training (Université Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle). He has published numerous guides, textbooks and material on the subject, among which "La Grammaire du Français, Niveau B1" (Edition maison des langues – 2014). He currently teaches French Language at Middlebury College – School in France, New York University-Paris, and the Stanford Program in Paris. He loves languages and speaks French, English, Spanish, German.



Course List: 

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FREN 3213 - Early Intermed French      

Level 200 is aimed at students who have received some previous instruction in (or exposure to) French, but who are not yet able to function independently in full immersion.
This level focuses on developing listening comprehension, oral competence, and socio-cultural communicative proficiency and on acquiring strategies for oral and written expression through progressive practice and phonetics exercises. Various cultural aspects of French-speaking communities worldwide will be studied through readings and recordings.
The course is divided into 4 units. Students will be taught 4 classes a day: Vocabulary in context (3211); Introduction to literature (3212); Phonetics and oral (3213) and Grammar (214).

Required texts:
-Maia GRÉGOIRE et Odile THIEVENAZ, Grammaire progressive du français 3e édition livre + CD audio niveau intermédiaire avec 680 exercices, ISBN 978-2-09-038124-5
-Maia GRÉGOIRE et Odile THIEVENAZ, Grammaire progressive du français niveau intermédiaire Livret de corrigés, ISBN 978-2-09-038117-7, ISBN 978-209-038139-9
-Nicole BLONDEAU, Ferroudja ALLOUACHE et Marie-Françoise NÉ, Littérature Progressive du français Niveau Débutant 2ème édition avec 600 activités, ISBN 978-2-09-038147-4
-Required Course packs for 3211 and 3213 will be available for purchase at the College Bookstore

Summer 2015 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2016 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2017 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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The Betty Ashbury Jones MA ’86 School of French

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