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ABSTRACT  Like their counterparts in the English department, foreign language teachers have long been dissatisfied with student writing. Fortunately for students and teachers, Writing Across the Curriculum, an approach which views writing both as a process and as a valuable mode of learning in all subject areas, is being used in more and more schools and colleges. This article presents techniques from Writing Across the Curriculum adapted to the foreign language classroom. Strategies for encouraging students to write more comfortably and effectively in the foreign language are described. These include assigning relevant and challenging topics, treating writing as a process, and responding to and evaluating student writing in a more constructive way. Although the examples are for French, the techniques are adaptable to all foreign languages. They can be used at any level to reinforce grammatical structures, clarify ideas, and improve fluency.