Ph.D. French, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
M.A. French, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Natural languages are complex, and no one knows everything about any given language.
Making choices in teaching the syntax, the morphology, the lexicon of any natural language is difficult. The generative power of all categories must be weighed.
I am a native speaker of French, and every day I know French better.
It makes me smile and cry at the same time.
Using new strategies is useful. There is no ultimate answer.
“Cintas, Oscar.” Encyclopedia of Latino and Latina History, 4 volumes. Edited by D.H. Figueredo. New York: Facts on File, 2010.
Note : Oscar B. Cintas (1887–1957) sugar and railroad magnate and Cuban Ambassador to the United States in 1932-34, was a passionate collector of paintings.
Elementary French, French Grammar and Composition
Chevalier des Palmes Académiques, 1979