Every Sunday 1-2 pm Clemens Perk CSB
SAVE THE DATES!
•French Lyric Festival:
Les mots qui dansent ◊ Poetry in Motion
April 11, 2013 5:00 pm, Colman Theater, CSB
7:15 pm Little Theatre, Quad 346 SJU
Tuesday, January 22 ♦ Entre les murs
Thursday, February 14 ♦ Je vous très beau
Wednesday, March 6 ♦ Sugar Cane Alley
Tuesday, March 19 ♦ A very long engagement
Thursday, April 4 ♦ Perceval
Monday, April 15 ♦ Ma vie en rose
Wednesday, May 1 ♦ Persepolis
*NEW*Animated Film Series
Every Sunday during the month of February
Gorecki 120, 11am. Croissants & Cafe
3rd ♦ Panique au village, 75 min
10th ♦ Triplettes de Belleville, 80 min
17th ♦ Kirikou, 74 min
Our French Tutors
Ariel Lusty: Available Days 1 and 3 from 1:30-3 PM; Days 2 and 4 from 11 AM to 12 PM; and Day 6 from 11 AM-1 PM
Richarda P 15, CSB
Katelyn Magney: Available Days 246 from 1- 3 PM
Quad 253, SJU
Christina Desert: Available Days 2 and 6 from 11:30 AM-1 PM
Richarda P15, CSB
Karen Erickson, French Studies Program head
Office: Quad 255B
Phone: (320) 363-3074
11 Top Reasons To Take French
- Be understood in 43 countries across five continents and by over 200 million people.
- Knowing French makes you more competitive in the national and international job market in disciplines like business, medicine, aviation, law, automotive, distribution and luxury goods.
- As the third most common language on the Internet, you can connect with pen pals, visit foreign websites and find exchange student opportunities.
- You will develop your critical, creative thinking and problem solving skills. French also provides the base for more than 50% of the modern English vocabulary, which can help you perform better on standardized tests.
- Open the doors to art, music, fashion, food, architecture and literature.
- Learning French helps you learn other Romance languages like Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Romanian.
- Enhance your travel experiences while discovering a new appreciation for other cultures in countries like: France, Canada, Switzerland Monaco and many African nations [as well as in the Caribbean, Pacific Islands and Indian Ocean territories].
- Use French to pursue studies [or service work] in francophone countries.
- French is a soft, melodious, romantic language with a relatively quick learning curve.
- Promote language diversity throughout the world.
- French is an official working language of the UN, NATO, UNESCO, the International Olympic Committee, the European Union, the International Red Cross and much more!
(From American Association of Teachers of French: www.theworldspeaksfrench.org/reasons.html)