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French Education Major

A major in French Education at Grace College will explore the ins and outs of teaching French in grades K-12. As you consider an array of colleges with French Education majors near you in the midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Winona Lake, Indiana, you will discover a top college for French Education taught with a Christian worldview. A Grace College French Education degree will help you make workable connections between linguistic and cultural skills, preparing you to weigh questions and create conversation in a Christian college context.

This program is for you if you are serious about creating an impact in French major jobs. With a bachelor’s degree in French Education, you will be required to get real-world experience ensuring you are equipped for jobs to teach french language in middle-school, abroad, and countless other areas.

Future French Teacher, the way forward is Grace.

In a required Study-Abroad, you will have the opportunity to solidify your language skills and to discover French civilization first-hand. French education majors develop a dynamic Christian worldview as they encounter differing cultural values and beliefs, and learn to live intentionally as a global citizen. This training, along with a strong core of professional education courses and the experience of student teaching, will become the basis for an excellent teaching career in French.

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Educational Focus

  • Advanced French Conversation
  • French and Francophone Culture and Civilization
  • Topics in French Literature
  • Methods of Teaching Foreign Language
  • Teaching in Pluralistic Society

Career Opportunities

  • Teaching Middle School of High School
  • Teaching Abroad
  • Teach for America

Teacher Technology Training

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  • SAMR Framework
  • MimioStudio software
  • STEM applications
  • iPad Technology
  • Google Fundamentals Training
  • Google Educator Level 1 Certification
  • Vevox
  • Kahoot
  • Loom & more

French Education Major is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Learners
  • Passionate Communicators
  • Relational
  • Patient
  • Reflective
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Featured Staff

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Lindsey Richter, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Languages (French); Director, Modern Languages Program; Director of the Institute for Global Studies
lindsey.richter@grace.edu
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Lorinda Kline, M.S.

Chair, Secondary Education; Assistant Professor of Education; Director of Student Teaching
klineld@grace.edu

The faculty at Grace College truly lived their lives in a way that allowed the light of Christ to shine through them. Grace College prepared me not only to teach in the classroom but to be a lifelong learner, especially in my spiritual walk.

Lenny Krebs, Grace College Alumnus
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