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Vandermarliere, Sandrine

Teaching Assistant Professor


Research Areas research areas



  • Francophone culture, history, literature, 18th century French Literature


courses taught

  • FREN 1010 - Beginning French 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    For students with no previous knowledge of French. Presents basic grammar and most commonly used French vocabulary. Introduces students to Francophone culture. Degree credit not granted for this course and FREN 1050.
  • FREN 1020 - Beginning French 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022
    Continuation of FREN 1010. Completes the presentation of most basic structures and French vocabulary. Degree credit not granted for this course and FREN 1050.
  • FREN 1050 - Beginning French Review
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    Covers the material of FREN 1010 and 1020 in one accelerated semester. Intended for students who know some French (i.e., four to five semesters in high school) but do not have skills adequate for 2000-level courses. Department enforced prerequisite: 2 years of high school French. Credit not granted for this course and FREN 1010 or FREN 1020.
  • FREN 2120 - Second-Year French Grammar Review and Reading 2
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Fall 2018
    Completes the film-based study of intermediate grammar begun in FREN 2110. Continued reading in French literature and culture, with considerable practice in writing and speaking French. Fulfills the Graduate School language requirement for the Ph.D.
  • FREN 3050 - French Composition 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    French third-year level composition course. Students practice and write different forms of formal French writing. They also hone their grammar skills and analytical reading of short literature pieces. This course or FREN 3060 is required for all French majors.
  • FREN 3060 - French Composition 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    French third year level composition course. Students build on their previous knowledge of formal writing in French and more emphasis is given to argumentative and analytical style of writing. This course or FREN 3050 is required for all French majors.
  • FREN 3600 - Business French 1
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022
    Gives students the tools needed to function in a French-speaking work environment. A culminating project involves creating a business in a francophone country.
  • FREN 5770 - Methods of Teaching French as a Foreign Language
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    Familiarizes students with current methodology and techniques in foreign language teaching.
  • LGTC 5045 - Telecollaboration Exchange for Language Learning
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2020
    Requires that students conduct a total of 10, 30-minute long virtual immersions (through a video conferencing tool) with a language partner. Students will receive assistance to find a partner. Can be repeated for a total of 2 credit hours for certificate students.


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