Massachusetts Foreign Language Association 2015 Fall Conference, October 29-31, Sturbridge, MA.
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Friday, October 30 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Reading Paintings, Reading Poems: Strategies to Build Proficiency in the French Classroom.

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Visual art is one of the best ways to capture students' attention and get them to express their opinions. This session will focus on the use of art and poetry in the language classroom. It will show through specific examples how paintings can be used as a tool to teach poetry, develop linguistic competence and explore cultural and historical contexts. Participants will be provided with activities they can use in their own classroom. In French.


Louissa Abdelghany

Louissa Taha Abdelghany, Ph.D., holds a Licence de Litérature Française from the Lebanese University in Lebanon, her country of origin. She earned a Masters and Ph.D. from Boston College, where she specialized in 19th-Century French Literature. Along with Alf Layla wa Layla and... Read More →

Friday October 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:15pm EDT

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