Learning Opportunity

French Language Hacks for the French Teacher

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Quinton Stotz
Date:January 25, 2024
Time:4:00 pm to 5:30 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-FR-011
Focus: French Language (FI, FSL)

Target Audience

Gr.4-12 Teachers of FSL and French Immersion

About this Learning Opportunity

The French language is, in fact, more than it’s cracked up to be! It’s full of cool phenomena, boggling coincidences, historical intrigues, quirky sounds and grammar twists that can astound any learner. But don’t despair, rejoice! In this session, come learn a ton of fun-filled facts and hacks about the French language that should be taught and enjoyed in every French classroom. Not only are these language tid-bits simply interesting, but they actually make learning and teaching French easier. Even if you’ve been speaking French since birth, you’ll find this one enjoyable!

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • 2. Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • 4. Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • 2. Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • 3. Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

About the Facilitator

Quinton Stotz

Quinton Stotz B.Ed., MA (Applied Linguistics) is a practising FSL and Advanced Placement French teacher in Edmonton, and a research assistant at Concordia University’s Applied Linguistics Lab in Montréal. His real-world language experience intersects multiple language families, contexts, competences, and motivations, each of which adds a new dynamic to his... Read more »