Lecturer of French

Office Hours:
M W F 13:00-13:50 at Stir It Up Café
Or by appointment

Anne Simpson joined the Department of French Hispanic and Italian Studies as a lecturer in 2009. Her doctoral thesis, Jeanne d’Arc au Front de 14: le nationalisme fin-de-siècle (on the Third Republic and right-wing nationalism), reflects her broader interests in the history of ideas and cultural history.

As a former Sessional in the Department of Language and Literacy Education (Faculty of Education, UBC), she has worked in teacher-training, as well as on Curriculum development and on-line course design (Gramligne Project — UBC, B.C. Ministry of Education).

At the The Nineteenth-Century Music Research Center directed by prof H. Robert Cohen, she served as an Editorial Assistant for La Critique musicale Berlioz. She is interested in editorial work and processes.


Award

UBC Killam Teaching Award (2009)

Winter 2019

FREN123 Intermediate French II Sections

A continuation of FREN 122. This course is aligned with level B1 objectives of the CEFR.

Winter 2019

FREN122 Intermediate French I Sections

Refinement of reading, writing and speaking skills through the study of contemporary literature and other authentic documents of the French-speaking world. This course is aligned with level B1 objectives of the CEFR.

Winter 2019

FREN355 Advanced Composition Sections

Development of essay writing skills in French.

Winter 2019

FREN225 Upper-Intermediate French II Sections

A continuation of FREN 224. This course is aligned with level B2 objectives of the CEFR.

Winter 2019

FREN224 Upper-Intermediate French I Sections

Communicative proficiency at an autonomous level: vocabulary enrichment, pronunciation practice, grammatical analysis and development of efficient reading and writing techniques. This course is aligned with level B2 objectives of the CEFR.