En route: For students currently studying French at Valpo

Events & Announcements

• • • September events • • •

Fête d'ouverture (Open House)
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 5:30 - 7 pm
German House picnic area 

French@Valpo informational meeting
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 6 - 7 pm
LRC (ASB 240)

French at Valpo on Facebook

• "Friends of French at Valpo" LinkedIn group

• Esprit français calendar

Language Resources


Online exercises

Paper exercises 
French grammar exercises
Look for the box in the LRC!

Writing in French
Accent guide

Les Conversations
A Vos Plumes
French Vocab: Audio

Living in the French House
French Placement Exam 
Language Resource Center
See the French language partner
French film collection 
TV5 Monde

Jordan (French language partner in the LRC) - from LyonBe sure to meet Jordan, the LRC's French language partner, a native of Lyon, France and a member of the men's soccer team.

Other native French speakers on campus:


• Dienaba Sagnang  • Nermine Issa

Major & Minor Requirements


The French Major:  27 credits
Complete a major with 9 or 10 classes beyond French 203. Required classes include French 204, French 220, 3 courses in the French Texts and Society series, and Senior French Seminar.  Take elective courses both at Valpo and in France.

The French Minor
:  14 credits
Take French 204 and French 220, plus enough elective credits to total at least 14 credit hours (4-5 courses total).

Combine French with . . .

• Business
• Engineering - VIEP
• International Service
• Cinema & Digital Media Studies Minor
• International Relations

Advising Tools

• Course descriptions (all classes)
 Overview of the French Program
 Le Guide Valpo: Guidebook for French Studies at VU
• How to apply to Pi Delta Phi, the French Honor Society

The Best French Apps

If you have a favorite French app that you think other students would find useful, let us know and we'll post your suggestion here. Send your recommendations to: Carol.Goss@valpo.edu

Anki flashcards

Study Abroad

• Central College
• Boston College Internship
• l'Université de Cergy-Pontoise

• La Rochelle Business School
• Engineering at l'Université de Techologie Compiègne

Students must apply through the Office of International Programs

After Valpo

• "Friends of French at Valpo" LinkedIn group
US Department of State/Foreign Service
• Apply for a Fullbright Scholarship - Contact Prof. Burrow-Flak
Teach English in France
Apply for a Pi Delta Phi scholarship
French Consulate in Chicago
AATF (American Association of Teachers of French)
IFLTA (Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association)


Prof. Berrier
Prof. Berrier x 6847 ASB 252
Prof. Duvick Prof. Duvick x 5169 ASB 261
Prof. Goss Prof. Goss x 5764 ASB 240
Prof. Tomasik Prof. Tomasik x 5263 ASB 268