Teaching Language and Tolerance in the 21st Century

By Marianne David and Fabienne Gérard.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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Language acquisition in a rapidly evolving global society is a means for acquiring cultural information essential for communication.

Keywords: Foreign Language Teaching, Culture Centered Approach, Interdisciplinary Approach, Peace Education, Computer Assisted Language Learning

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp.85-94. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 2.204MB).

Dr. Marianne David

Marianne David has a Ph.D in Comparative Literature from Yale University and teaches French and Spanish at the Trinity School in New York City. She is a also gallery educator at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC, and a professional painter. Her fields include French Language & Literature (dissertation title: “Proust’s Mme Verdurin), Spanish language and literature with a specialty in Medieval Spain, and Latin American literature. Recent conference papers include: “Lazarillo de Tormes: Faceless as well as Masked,” “Enchanted by the Alhambra: Washington Irving Recovers its History and its Poetry,” “Images of Medieval Spain in Washington Irving’s Alhambra Stories.” Recently organized conference entitled: “Journey through Convivencia,” and traveled through Andalusia to paint the monuments of convivencia.

Dr. Fabienne Gérard

Fabienne Gérard is a Ph.D. Candidate, University of La Sorbonne-Nouvelle, Paris, France. Her field includes Foreign Language Didactics and her dissertation is entitled “The Web and the Aims of Education in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning”. She is a French Teacher at The Trinity School, New York City, NY. The conference presentations she has given include “The Web and the Aims of Education in the Foreign Language Classroom”, “The French Cyberbooks – A set of Online Textbooks Created at Cary Academy for the French Curriculum”, “The Web: a Collaborative Editing Tool for Foreign Language Instruction”, “The Use of Authentic Web Documents in the Foreign Language Classroom”. The Workshops she taught included: “Developing Web pages with Front Page”, “Creating a Thematic Online Unit for the Foreign Language Classroom”, “Teaching the Humanities with Technology at the Secondary Level”, “Using Technology to Connect to Other Disciplines”.


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