Training on The Teaching of French For Specific Purposes – University and Tertiary Colleges in Kenya
- Friday, 10 June 2016
The above named training organized by the French Embassy in conjunction with the Alliance Française took place on 31st May to 4th June 2016 at the Alliance Française, Nairobi. It targeted participants from Kenyan Public Universities and colleges offering French language in their various academic programmes. Professional French seeks to equip learners with the linguistic and intercultural competency to interact in a professional context. The theme of the training was "CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF FRENCH FOR PROFESSIONAL INTERACTION IN BUSINESS, TOURISM, HOTEL AND RESTAURANT, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY "
It was facilitated by Mr. Alexandre Holle from the Center of French language Institute in Paris- France. The training recognized the need to tailor a curriculum in line with the professional demands and industry expectations necessary for the accomplishment of professional tasks
La Journée de la Francophonie (The Universal French Speakers’ Day)
- Wednesday, 23 March 2016
Held on the 20th March 2016 at The Kenya School of Monetary Studies
The Kenyan chapter of this annual event organised by : French Embassy, Kenya Association of Teachers’of French (KATF) and Francophonie Organisation in Kenya, attracts participation from kenyan universities, tertiary institutions, NGOs, secondary and primary schools offering French as teaching and learning subject. In addition, country representatives of Francophone countries like Burundi, Congo Brazaville, Comoro Islands, Mayote island, Madagascar were present this year to showcase their traditions and culture. The event brings together French speakers in Kenya with the aim of promoting the use of French language. The students have an opportunity to nework with native French speakers, recite poems, sing songs, act and dance to French music. The Technical University of Kenya seized the opportunity to market its academic programmes to the participants. More than a thousand clients visited the university stand.
« A TU-K le français, c’est pratique», Vincent Mukoshi a 2nd Year student in the School of Hospitality.