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Germain Choffart, Lecturing Fellow

Germain Choffart

Germain Choffart’s research interests focus on second-language acquisition, teaching dis/misinformation in multicultural and multi-linguistic contexts, the study of graphic novels and film for developing critical thinking in a foreign language, and the use of theatre and improvisation in the classroom. He has an M.A. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Greensboro College (2022), and another M.A. in French Literature from the University of Kentucky (2009), with an emphasis on 19th and 20th century works. He received his Licence (B.A.) from the Université de Metz, France (2005), where he specialized in American & British history, American & British literature, English grammar and linguistics. In addition to teaching, his professional duties include being the coordinator French 101 and the co-Director of the Duke-in-Aix study abroad program. He is also an actor performing with professional theatre and film companies in the Raleigh/Durham area. 

Contact Info:
Office Location:  015 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3133
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  http://romancestudies.duke.edu/people?Gurl=%2Faas%2FRomance&Uil=germain.choffart&subpage=profile

Teaching (Fall 2022):

  • FRENCH 101.02, ELEMENTARY FRENCH 1 Synopsis
    Languages 211, Tu 01:45 PM-02:45 PM; Social Sciences 105, MWF 01:45 PM-02:45 PM
  • FRENCH 101.03, ELEMENTARY FRENCH 1 Synopsis
    Languages 114B, Tu 03:30 PM-04:30 PM; Reuben-Coo 129, MWF 03:30 PM-04:30 PM
  • FRENCH 203.05, INTERMED FRENCH LANG/CUL Synopsis
    Languages 109, MWF 05:15 PM-06:15 PM
Education:

M.A.Greensboro College2021
M.A.University of Kentucky2009
Licence (BA)Université de Metz2005
Specialties:

French
Research Interests: Second language acquisition, theater & performing arts in education, instructional technology, cultural events

Selected Grant Support

  • Oral Assignments Fellows for Language Faculty, Duke University Center for Instructional Technology.      


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