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Elizabeth Mayne

MA in French Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Elizabeth Mayne

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Biography

Elizabeth Mayne is a student in French Linguistics.  She grew up in Evanston, Illinois and received her BA in French (with a minor in Linguistics) as well as her MA in French Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  As a graduate student at Illinois, she taught beginning and intermediate level French courses.  Elizabeth then spent a year teaching English as a lectrice at the Université de Bourgogne, the second semester of which she also taught business English at the Institut Universitaire de Technologie in Dijon, France.

She comes from a family of musicians and continues sing and play the violin in her free time.  She sang in University Chorus and Black Chorus at the University of Illinois, and was a member of the North Shore Choral Society in Evanston after returning from her year in Dijon.  Elizabeth also played in a university orchestra while in Dijon.

Elizabeth also enjoys figure skating, and has had the pleasure of making skating friends both in the US and in France.

Interests

Phonetics/phonology, second language acquisition, semantics/pragmatics

FR 601C • Beginning French

36820 • Fall 2014
Meets MWF 200pm-300pm MEZ 1.208
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Beginning French. An intensive beginning course with an emphasis
on basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Six
lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may
be counted: French 601C, 604, 506. Only one of the following may be
counted: French 601C, 604, 507, 508K.

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