Degrees and Certifications:
BA, Wellesley College
Bienvenue! Welcome to French at Evergreen where isn't not just about the language, but everything that is influenced by Francophone culture. In the process of learning French, we
a. find connections between languages
b. understand English (almost 50% of our vocabulary is derived from French)
c. learn about history, particularly accidents of history that have big consequences for our lives (like, why do we speak English in the US and not French?)
d. explore other cultures in every corner of the world (because French is spoken, or was spoken, on every continent on earth)
e. discover art history, architecture, fashion and aestheic influences that French-speakers have brought to the artistic world
f. compare and contrast governments, philosophies, social welfare systems (like education and health care) in the US and in Francophone countries
e. have FUN!
We play games, listen to music, watch movies, eat, draw, and much, much more...! Buckle your seatbelt and get ready to learn.
If you are thinking about attending a 4-year college or university, please consider the following links:
The list of the top 100 Liberal Arts Colleges in the US is here: http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-liberal-arts-colleges/page+7
Another list of the top colleges, this one includes private universities as well: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hidden_Ivies
Reading Recources to increase your SAT vocabulary: