Training on The Teaching of French For Specific Purposes – University and Tertiary Colleges in Kenya

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.