RANEPA Medialoft: videoconference by outstanding linguist Jean-Pierre Cuq
The Medialoft of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) has hosted the third methodology videoconference as part of the Russian-French University (RFU) program; Jean-Pierre Cuq an outstanding linguist and didactician, a methodologist and lecturer at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis spoke at the event.
Until 2016, Mr. Cuq headed the International Association for Didactics of French as a foreign language (ASDIFLE); he has been awarded France’s National Order For Merits and the Order of Academic Palms. The videoconference was devoted to Grammar as the Focus of Linguistics.
The expert spoke about teaching and the role of French grammar for foreign students. The participants discussed the importance of grammar of a language, considered the different approaches to teaching and the role of grammar. Mr. Cuq described the traditional methodology, as well as the SGAV (Structuro-Globale Audio-Visuelle) methodology.