French

Objective: To develop the language skills

Course:  U.G. Part I Language

Introduced by:  Mother Sophie

Affiliated: University of Madras in 1928 As part II Language in 1933

First Teacher: Mother Sophie

Staff down the years
Sr. Philomene Sr. Julie
Sr. Henrietta Sr. Hyacinth
Sr. Eusebius Sr. Edith
Sr. Therese Marie Marolla Sr. Therese Imelda
Sr. Marie Rita Sr. Mesmin
Ms. Shirley Gonzalvez Ms. Blossom Nunes
Ms. Cynthia Varden Ms. Marie Therese
Ms. Rajalakshmi
Present staff in-charge
Sr. Lizzy George (Lizy A. K.) 1997 till date

 

FACULTY  PROFILE

SR.LIZY A.K  LECTURER IN FRENCH  M.A , Bed , MPhil

 

SEMINARS & WORKSHOP’S ATTENDED

Faculty Attended

Name of the Programme

Place and Date

Sponsored

Sr. Lizy A.K. French congress Nouveautes FLE  Loyola College Chennai,   8th  Dec 2005 & 9th  Dec 2005 1.IATF (Indian Association of Teachers of French)

2.Alliance francaise, chennai

Sr. Lizy A.K. National seminar cum training programme”Stage National De Formation De Professerus De Francais” Loyola college Chennai

10/05/2006 to 24/05/2006

1.IATF (Indian Association of Teachers of French)

2.Alliance francaise, chennai

3.Loyola college, Chennai

 

Sr. Lizy A.K One day French seminar (Journee CLAIM consacree a la traduction) Alliance francaise,

12th Jan 2007

1.CLAIM (Indian Centre for Apllied Linguistics & Training of Teachers of French)

2.L’Alliance Francaise de Madras.

Sr. Lizy A.K One day seminar “Advanced Leadership seminar” Josephe’s Eye Hospital, Cantonment, Trichy.

23rd Nov 2007 to 25th  Nov 2007

1.Haggai Institute
Sr. Lizy A.K Two-day National Workshop “Method et Methodologie Presentation du Manuel Connexions” PILLAR pillar street, Madurai-19

23rd  Aug 2008 to 24th  Aug 2008

1, AITF (Association of Indian Teachers of French)

2.Department of French, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.

Sr. Lizy A.K Regional French congress

“Congres Regional”

Loyola College Chennai.

12h Sep 2008 & 13th Sep 2008

1.IATF (Indian Association of Teachers of French)

2.Loyola College, chennai.

3.SCAC de I’ Ambassade de France in Inde

STUDENT PROGRESSION  ( PASS PERCENTAGE )

2004 -2005  100 %

2005-2006 100%

2006-2007 100%

2007-2008  100%

2008-2009 100%

2012-2013  100%

2013-2014  100%

2014-2015  92.8%

COURSE  OFFERED  – UG  Part I  Language – FRENCH

MILESTONES:

2005  French exhibition -a contribution  to the exhibition of Holy Cross College – highlighted the past history of French like French Revolution and the effects of it on the French people especially the young women and the intervention of Mother Foundress -CLAUDINE  ECHERNIER  in response and the congregation of the sisters of the CROSS  OF CHAVANOD. The present achievements and progress of the country ,France  and their customs and  Culture are depicted. Some games too were incorporated to it, in order to teach French  to the visitors. “France , it’s past and present- in a nutshell.

2006 – Students participated in French singing competition in the zonal level. Selected to State Level at  ALLIANCE  FRANCAISE at Chennai.The students participated in the French intercollegiate competition  RENDEZ – VOUS at Fatima College – Madurai, and won prizes for 8 events out  of 10 events conducted and also won the Runners- up shield.

2007 – conducted a ONE DAY seminar on “IMPORTANCE OF FRENCH IN THIS GLOBALISED ERA – on 2nd March 2007at Sophy’s Hall of this college – the Literary Session was Taken over by DR.G.F. XAVIER RAJ ,Prof & Hod ,Dept. of Foreign Languages, Loyola college Chennai .In the cultural session the students participated in the French inter-departmental competitions such as French Quiz ,French singing, Dumb charades ,Group dance, Solo dance ,Pencil sketching , Poetry Recitation ,Collage, Essay writing  and Role play  -Ended with the valedictory function . HOLFREST -2007 French Association inaugural was presided over by Rev.sr. JACQULINE GABRIEL – an Indian Missionary to France .She spoke on “French Culture and her lived experience  in France”.

2008 – HOLFREST- CULTURAL DAY – an inter – departmental competition of 10 events  Such as French  Essay writing ,Connaissez – vous , French elocution , French Poetry recitation , French quiz,French  dumbcharades, French singing , As you Like it  with 3 compulsory French items, Western solo dance, western group Dance and prizes were given to the winners. HOLFREST-2008 French Association Inaugural on 21st August 2008.REV.SR. LISIEUX THERESE presided over and talked on “The French People and their Customs .She added flavor to it through her experience there. This was Followed by French cultural programmes by the students.

2009  HOLFREST – CULTURAL  DAY was conducted – In this inter departmental Competition Mrs.L GEETHA SREE-  the French teacher of St.Joseph’s Anglo Indian Hr. Sec.School presided over and delivered the speech on “French- In this new era” . She was one of the judges for the 10 events such as French Essay writing ,French poetry recitation, French Elocution , Pencil sketching of French personalities , French quiz, French Dumbcharades , French singing, As you like it with 3 French items , western dance , Connaissez – vous . HOLFREST -2009  French Association Inaugural on- 14th August 2009. REV. SR . PETRONILLA ,Campus Minister of this college presided over And spoke on “The speciality of French people and the values they uphold.-The students enacted a French drama and gave some cultural programmes.

2005-2009 The students are taken for a study tour and based on their experience, they get a question for their exam.

INFRA STRUCTURE :

In 2005  the Department of French is shifted from Main Block to C laudine Block Where a spacious class room , airy and bright ,with14 benches and desks, a computer , 4 fans One cinq and a portion of class room for the teacher’s use , are given. Thus there is better facilities  For the students of French.

STUDY TOUR ORGANISED

2012 – KODAIKANAL

2014 – KODAIKANAL

2015 – PONDICHERRY

MILESTONES

HOLFREST – 2012 – FRENCH ASSOCIATION INAUGURAL – CHIEF GUEST MS.PRIYA, Assistant professor , Dept. of Foreign Languages, Bharathidasan University,Trichy  who spoke on THE NEED TO LEARN FRENCH LANGUAGE  AND THE ESSENTIALS  FRENCH STUDENT SHOULD HAVE HOLFREST- 2013 – FRENCH CULTURAL DAY an INTER DEPARTMENTAL  COMPETITION CHIEF GUEST MRS . MANJULA MURALIDHARAN,  French professor, Jenny’s Academy, Catering  College,Trichy. She spoke on the topic THE NEED TO LEARN FRENCH  AND ITS ADVANTAGES, AND THE MARVELS OF CHANGE ONE EXPERIENCES  Special  invitee  : REV : SR ALPHONSE  RAJ -a missionary to France  who spoke on  THE FRENCH CULTURE AND THE VALUES THEY UPHOLD.

The competitions  were

*FRENCH QUIZ

*FRENCH  DUMBCHARADES

*FRENCH  ELOCUTION

* FRENCH  PICTURE READING

*FRENCH DIALOGUE

*FRENCH  GROUP SONG

* WESTERN DANCE

Followed by VALEDICTORY FUNCTION  and Prize distribution  to the winners

HOLFREST – 2014  FRENCH  ASSOCIATION  INAUGURAL Chief Guest : MR.IVAN D’GAMA,French teacher , Campion School  Trichy .The Presidential speech was on THE NEED TO LEARN FRENCH LANGUAGE  AND THE RICH FRENCH CULTURE This was followed by  an INTER- ACTION  of the students  with the chief guest.

HOLFREST CULTURALDAY -2015 AN INTER DEPARTMENTAL COMPETITION  The chief guest  was  MS.DEEPA  RAJ  PADUA , Assistant Professor in French, Bishop Heber College,Trichy. In the presidential address she spoke about, TODAY’S YOUTH AND THE BENEFITS OF LEARNING FRENCH LANGUAGE The special invitee was REV .SR .JESSY JOSEPH – A missionary  to France for the past 7 years .The inter departmental competitions were

* FRENCH  DIALOGUE

* FRENCH  QUIZ

*FRENCH DUMBCHARADES

*FRENCH  PICTURE READING

*FRENCH ELOCUTION

*FRENCH GROUP SONG

*WESTERN DANCE

Valedictory function  &  prize distribution to the students followed

HOLFREST – 2015 – FRENCH ASSOCIATION  INAUGURAL – CHIEF GUEST : HERMON  CARDUZ , Assistant  Professor  & Head ,Department of French, St.Joseph’s College, Trichy -2 The presidential address was on the topic THE  IMPORTANCE  OF FRENCH & THE JOB OPPORTUNITIES RELATING TO FRENCH IN INDIA AND OVERSEAS. This was followed by an INTERACTION WITH THE STUDENTS.