The Fête Française: A Promotional Venture


  • Donald R. Vidrine

    1. North Texas State University
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      Donald R. Vidrine (Ph.D., Louisiana State University) is Assistant Professor of French at North Texas State University, Denton, TX.


ABSTRACT: The language contest is an excellent tool for stimulating student interest in foreign language study, at the same time that it increases public awareness of the accomplishments of students in acquiring foreign language skills. This article describes the organization of a successful language contest now in its eighth year of operation.