Michèle Boisbourdin

Background

Qualifications

BA in Modern Languages (Licence d’anglais) Université Paris VII – Jussieu - June 1985

Post-Graduate Diploma in Translation, Chartered Institute of Linguists - February 1992

MA in French Didactics – Université Grenoble III -September 1995

 

Previous Appointments

 

French lecturer, Alliance Française, Madrid (Spain) (including French for specialist purposes for corporate language training)

 

French lecturer, Alliance Française, Dublin

 

French lecturer, Leinster Secretarial Institute, Dublin 

 

French lecturer, DCU Language Services, Dublin (French for specialist purposes for corporate language training)

 

Michèle Boisbourdin, “The Creation and Day-to-Day Running of a French SME, A French Language Simulation”, DIT Showcase of Learning and Teaching Innovations, January 2009

Michèle Boisbourdin, “The Creation and Day-to-Day Running of a French SME, A French Language Simulation”, poster for the award ceremony of the European Award for Languages – The Language Label 2008, organised by the Irish Dept of Education and Science and Léargas for the European Commission. September 2008

Michèle Boisbourdin, “Student-centred assessment in traditional examination conditions”, Research seminar Faculty of Applied Arts, DIT, May 2002

Michèle Boisbourdin, Workshop on teaching negotiation skills in French as a Foreign Language, for The Applied French Association, 2002

Michèle Boisbourdin, Chantal Parpette, Isabelle Soudry, “La compréhension orale de cours en langue étrangère : des mots aux discours”, XXIIndCongress of the APLIUT, June 2000

European Award for Languages - The Language Label 2008, organised by the Irish Department of Education and Science and Léargas for the European Commission, September 2008.

Faculty of Applied Arts Teaching Excellence Award - 2009: Innovative Language Learning Using Technology - “The Creation and Day-to-Day Running of a French SME, A French Language Simulation”.

PR Officer for the Irish delegation in the Lorient Interceltic Festival (Brittany, France)

Translator / Interpreter from / into French / English / Spanish for the Irish delegation in the Lorient Interceltic Festival (Brittany, France)

Correspondent for Radio France Armorique and TV-Breizh on Irish Life and Events