Project 1: Interview a company
Interview a company from the LIST
of international companies in KY and TN
Reports due March 7th 2002 (written and 5min oral)
Or other business pre-approved by instructor
French owned company here is the US
or French subsidiary in the US
or international company with business in/with France
or a French-speaker who works for a company in the US
What ? How? Guidelines : click here
French and American cultural differences
See model: Project at the University
of Texas at Austin
(click on images for e.g of reports)
Project 2: TRADE SHOW
to see Quick Time movie of Trade Show role play at Univ. Texas, Austin)
Due April 11th 2002 (written and oral during 1:15 hour of class time)
Check out the model online. Check the OVERVIEW
Find out the description and the evaluation style in the DETAILS, check the quick-time movie!
You are going to create a company (cards, business flyers, catalogue
or brochures etc. for your service or product).
Trade Show = Role play extraordinaire.
You are going to present it at a Trade Show which will take place during a whole class time,
and to which will be invited outsiders to act as "clients".
These will be French speakers of course (students, faculty , friends..)
Plan ahead: To do this you will work with a few class
of your choice to elaborate your material.
Grading: You will be graded both on the written materials
(spelling, accuracy of terminology), this will be a group grade.(40%)
And on your "sales patter" i.e. how well you explained
your business to the people who asked. This is your individual grade (60%)
The Trade Show will be filmed on video .(as in the QUICK TIME movie you can see online)
le 8 avril: oral skills: "sur le
We will finalize brochure/catalogue etc. in class.
Check your Grammaire!!!