Michele H. Jones

Director of Global Language and Culture Center
Languages and Literatures
M.A., English, University of Nantes, FranceC.A.P.E.S., Teaching Certification from the Department of Education, Paris, FrancePh.D., French, Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, FrenchZertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Goethe Institute, New York, (Certificate of fluency in the German language)Certificate in French to English Translation, New York University, areas of specialization: legal, medical, commercial and advertising.

Areas of Specialization

  • Addressing the specific needs of Anglophones in the teaching of advanced French grammar and composition courses .
  • Translation studies:  applying recent findings in linguistics to problem solving in French to English translation.

French Caribbean Literature: the themes of cultural identity in the works of the new generation of French speaking Caribbean writers

For more details on Dr. Jones' courses, activities and research please see her e-portfolio.

  • Beginning French
  • Modern Readings in French (Intermediate level)
  • Review of French Grammar (Intermediate Level)
  • Advanced French Conversation
  • Masterpieces of French Literature -Parts I & II (Required for the French Major)
  • Civilization of France -Parts I & II (Required for the French Major)
  • Advanced French Grammar and Composition -Parts I & II (Required for the French Major)
  • Business French (Advanced Level)
  • The Art & Skills of Translation (Advanced Level)
  • Afro-Caribbean Literature (Advanced Level)
  • Seminar (Advanced Level)
  • Workshop on French Phonetics
  • Workshop on applying for an Internship in France

The Beginning Translator’s Workbook: or the ABCs of French to English Translation.  Revised Edition. University Press of America, 2014

French Grammar by Charts: A Comprehensive Review. Linus Learning, 2014