Yale University

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT STUDIO

Curriculum Vitae
Pierre Capretz

Office Address:
Yale University, P.O. Box 208251,
New Haven, CT 06520-8251
pierre.capretz@yale.edu

Degrees
Doctorate, University of Paris, 1950
Law Degree, University of Paris, 1947
Doctor of Letters, Honoris Causa,
Middlebury College, 1993

Teaching
Yale University, 1956 - 2003
University of Florida, 1949-1956

Other activities

Director Yale Language Development Studio,
2001 to present

Director, Yale Language Laboratory, 1963-2000

Member, Board of Trustees, Society for French American
Cultural Services and Educational Aid, 1988-2003

Member, Board of Trustees, New England University Film Study Center, 1970-80

President, National Association of Learning Laboratory Directors, 1973-75

Consultant on Modern Foreign Language Programs, Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich, 1964- 1980

Consultant on audio-visual programs for Cultural Services of the French Embassy, 1956- 61

Associate Coordinator and Audio Specialist, Modern Language Materials Development Center (under contract with USOE), 1961-64

Producer and Director, New Techniques for Teaching Modern Foreign Languages film series (under contract with USOE), 1961-63

Member, Advisory Panel, Defense Languages Institute - CAL, 1965-67

Associate Director, National Information Bureau, AATF, 1957-68

Lectures on French Culture and Language Teaching topics at universities, colleges, meetings of ACTFL, AATF, NorthEast Conferences, COLT, NALLD, NYSAFLT, French Institute, FLANC, Alliances Françaises, and other conventions in the USA, Canada, Japan, France

Publications

Méthode de Français (with J. Boorsch), YLL, 1960

Listening Comprehension Program (text and recordings) in Le Monde des Jeunes, 1980, Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich

Audio-Lingual Materials (with MLMDC staff ), Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich, 1964-79

New Methods for Teaching Foreign Languages (a series of four one-hour films for USOE, 1962)

La France à travers les âges, Cultural History Research, Inc., 1966

School Edition of Marcel Pagnol - Souvenirs d'Enfance, Houghton Mifflin

"Cinq poèmes inconnus de Jules LaForgue", Revue des Sciences Humaines, 1953

Bibliography of Lautréamont , Corti, 1950

School Edition of Astérix le Gaulois, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1968

French in Action (a series of 52 half-hour videos), Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 1985

French in Action (textbook, exercise book etc.), Yale University Press, 1985

La tour Eiffel a disparu, Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich, 1983

"L'enseignement du français à la télévision: French in Action," in Les Médias français aux Etats-Unis, Claude-Jean Bertrand, François Bordat edit., Presses Universitaires de Nancy, 1994.

Various articles in
Le Français dans le Monde,
Revue des Sciences Humaines,
French Review,
AATF National Bulletin,
Applied Linguistics and the Teaching of French,
NALLD Journal, etc.

 
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