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DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH

AIDED

COURSES OFFERED

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U.G: 2018

U.G: 2021

 

The following courses are offered by the Department:
i. Part I French (2nd language for UG students) – a 4 semester course.
ii. Part IV French (Non-major Elective for UG students) – a 2 semester course.
iii. PG Soft skills in French

DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES

Department Activities

S No

Date 

Title of the Workshop/ Seminar/Conference/Webinar

International / National / State

Experts

1

12th and

13th

March

2016

Solutions for the French

Classroom

National FDP

Programme

Mr Jean- Yves Gillon, Attach  for Coop ration in Education, IFI, New Delhi Along with his team of 5 experts from Delhi, Pondicherry, Bangalore and Chennai
2

7th and 8th

September

2016

Language Teaching: Challenges

Encountered, Solutions

Propose

International

Multilingual

Conferenc

Mr. Yuthakaishi, Professor, Tokyo University, Janet Um, South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, USA, Mr. Emmanuel Samson, Attach  de coop ration pour le fran ais, Institut fran ais en Inde, Embassy of France in India, Sarah Belrhali, Deputy Director, Alliance Fran aise of Madras, Indrani Velachamy from Singapore and Ganga Stanley from Germany.
3

7th March

2020

Approches Pratiques dans l’Enseignment du FLE

National

Conference

Mr Eric Perrotel, Attahch  de Coop ration pour le Fran ais, Institut de Fran ais en Inde
4

25th June

2020

Les contes dans l’enseignement de

FLE

National

Webinar

Dr Ranjini Christopher, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Languages, Women’s Christian College, Chennai – 6

5

25th February

2021

 

Pourquoi apprendre le français?

Online Guest Lecture (for students)

 

Ms Srunika Kannan, Assistant Professor in French, University of Madras, Chennai -5.

6

28th April

2022

Careerscope 2022

 

National Webinar for students

Dr Vidya Vencatesan, Head of the Department of French, Mumbai University and her team

 

FACULTY PROFILE

Dr. Adeline G. Albert

Qualification: M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D.,NET

Designation :Associate Professor & Head of the department of french

Years Of Experience : UG : 21 Years

Previous Experience: UG- 2 & PG – 3

Area Of Specialization : Pedagogy of French as a 2nd language & Francophone Literature.

Email ID: [email protected]

Joy Deborah

Qualification: M.A.

Designation : Assistant Professor

Years Of Experience : Nill

Area Of Specialization : Pedagogy

Email ID: [email protected]

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

MEMBERSHIP

S.No.

Details

State/National/International

1

Member of the INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF FRENCH (IATF)

National

2.

Member of the Alliance Française of Madras

State

 

 

CONFERENCES ATTENDED / PRESENTED PAPER

S.n

o.

Organize d by

State/National/Internat ional

Participated/Prese nted

Title

Date(s)

1

Ethiraj College for

Women

International Conference Tamizh Kalai Ilakiyankalil

Panpadu

Presented

Francophone Culture and Teaching/Lear

ning French

February 16th and 17th

2018

2

Ethiraj College for Women

National Conference – Approches Pratiques dans l’Enseignement du FLE

Presented

La gémération alpha :

comment attirer leur intérêt

27.07.20

20

3

SRM IST

Ramapur am Campus,

International Conference The 2nd RSRI Conference on Contemporaneity of language and literature in the robotised millennium

Presented & was a Moderator

La transposition de la Danse dans la Poésie ; une étude comparative des poèmes de Das, Lemaire, Mukherjee et

Delaveau

23rd and 24th Septemb er 2020

4

Indian Associati on for Teachers of French

37th National Congress and 1st Webinar of the Indian Association for Teachers of French (November 2020).

Presented & was a Moderator

Théâtre en classe de FLE un outil

indispensable dans la prise de parole

Novemb er 2020

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. « Confinés mais libérés – les professeurs peuvent danser encore » Contemporaneity of language and literature in the robotized millenium, vol 2 (1), 2021, Rest Publisher.

ISBN – 978 81 948459 6 6

  1. “La transposition de la danse dans la poésie: une étude comparative des poèmes de Das, Lemaire, Mukherjee et Delaveau”, Contemporaneity of language and literature in the robotized millenium, vol 2 (1), 2020, Rest Publisher.

ISBN – 978 81 936097 3 6

  1. « Francophone Culture and Teaching/Learning French”, in the Proceedings of the International Conference, February 16th and 17th 2018, pp. 489-491, Ethiraj College for Women. 

ISBN 978-81-930475-9-0

  1. « Evolution des stratégies pour faire face aux groupes hétérogènes : le cas d’Ethiraj College for Women », in the Proceedings of the International Multilingual Conference, September 7th and 8th 2016, pp. 489-491, Ethiraj College for Women.

ISBN 978-81-930475-9-0

 

WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS [National/International]

    1. 1 day training workshop organized by Loyola College in collaboration with IATF-South Zone & IFI on 29th April 2017.
    2. 1 day training workshop organized by Anna Adarsh College, Chennai in collaboration with IATF-South Zone & IFI on 5th August 2017.
    3. 1 day training workshop organized by WCC in collaboration with IATF-South Zone & IFI on 1st July 2017.
    4. 1 day training workshop organized by Alliance Francaise of Trivandrum in collaboration with IATF-South Zone & IFI on 13th January 2018
    5. 1 day training workshop organized by Loyola College in collaboration with IATF-South Zone & IFI on 17th August 2019
    6. 1 week Pedagogical Training FDP organised by IATF-South Zone & IFI, 18th to 23th May 2020.
    7. 2 day international FDP, Comment introduire le cinéma en classe de FLE, WCC & IFI, 12th & 17th June 2020.
    8. One week FDP on Futuristic Trends of Language and Literature – Impact on 21st Century Learners, Dept of English and Foreign Languages, SRM IST Ramapuram Campus, Ch

89, 13th 18th July 2020

    1. Recasting from onsite to online pedagogy, IQAC – Ethiraj College for Women, 20.7.2020 – 24.7.2020
    2. Encourager la prise de parole en français – activités orales au niveau A1, WCC, 27th July 2020.
    3. La Phonétique en Classe de FLE, Institut Français, 12-13 Décembre, 2020.

AWARDS

Excellent Teacher Award in non Indian languages, conferred by the Tamizhaga Institute for Educational Research and Advancement (TIERA), Chennai on the 5th September 2017.

OTHERS:

      1. Dr Adeline G Albert is a subject expert in the Board of Studies of WCC & JBAS Colleges, St Mary’s College, Tuticorin & Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore. She is also the University Nominee for the Board of Studies in French, Loyola College.
      2. She was the subject expert for the Academic Audit conducted by the Department of French, Anna Adarsh College for Women, Chennai 40 in March 2021 and

iii. She is currently the Treasurer of the Indian Association of Teachers of French South Zone.

  • She serves as a resource person for various pedagogical training workshops organised by the IATF South Zone and other city colleges.
  • She has also delivered several guest lectures on various topics. Recently, she was a resource person for several webinars:
  1. 19th June 2020 – Un bref aperçu de la poésie contemporaine française, an online lecture for the students of Dr MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science, Chennai – 28.
  2. 15th July 2020, an online workshop entitled Theatre and its role in French Language Teaching during a week-long FDP on Futuristic Trends in Language and Literature

– Impact on 21st century learners conducted by the Department of English and Other Foreign Languages, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram, Chennai. 2845 participants from India, and abroad took part in the FDP.

        1. 27th June 2020, an international pedagogical training online workshop for Gulf school teachers on the topic, Quelques activités pour favoriser la production écrite, conducted by the Gulf Teachers Association.
        2. 4th January 2021, an online Guest Lecture for students of SDNB Vaishnav College for Women (Self Supporting Stream) – Quelques fables de La Fontaine et leurs sources indiennes.
        3. 20th November 2021, an online Guest Lecture for the students of the Department of French, Loyola College (Self Supporting Stream) on the topic Les Lettres Persanes.

ABOUT US

  • Started in 1959, the Department conducts many activities for its students, apart from offering courses for 2nd language and Part IV students, to foster holistic learning experiences.
  • Thus, an inter-collegiate literary event, AUBE, annually. Even during the pandemic years, the Department upheld this tradition by conducting online events for various city Colleges.
  • Inter-Departmental Dramatics and Poetry competitions, started in 2019, to celebrate the diamond jubilee of the Department, are now conducted regularly.
  • Guest lectures are held regularly on topics which motivate a greater learning experience for the students.
  • An in-house journal, “Les Chimères Littéraires” (the only one of its kind in South India), based on the best written assignments and poetic creations of the students, is brought out annually.
  • The Department also regularly conducts pedagogical training workshops for teachers and conferences to encourage teachers to do research.

 

ETHIRAJ COLLEGE FOR WOMEN

ADDRESS
70, Ethiraj Salai, Egmore,Chennai 600008, Tamilnadu, India

PHONE
+(91)-44-28279189

EMAIL
[email protected]

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