Vaillancourt, Pierre-Normand

Vaillancourt, Pierre-Normand

 

Pierre has over 30 years of experience as a teacher of German and French as Second and Foreign Languages. He has taught in several institutions in Québec (FACE High, C.O.F.I. McGill, UQAM, ). He received grants from the Goethe Institute to study in Berlin and from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) to study at the Albert Ludwig University in Freiburg im Breisgau. He later completed his masters degree in translation at the University Ludwig Maximilian of Munich in collaboration with the University of Montreal.

In 1995 he  received his teaching permit from the Ministry of Education of Quebec. Pierre  also was a co-trainer and a tester for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) in the evaluation of the oral proficiency.  He presented conferences and workshops at the AQFLS congress,  at McGill University and in the Maritimes. He is the Author of the a collection of ludic learning activities for the classroom presented at the AQFLS congress and at McGill University and the author of Fantastisch 1 and 2 used today in his classes here at JAC.