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Two Nazareth Graduates Receive French Teaching Assistantships

  • Published: April 23, 2010

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Two Nazareth Graduates Receive French Teaching Assistantships

Nazareth College is pleased to announce that two of its graduating seniors were selected to receive French Government English Teaching Assistantships for the upcoming academic year. Daniel Munier and Christa Wirth will be in various parts of France teaching English to high school and middle school students. These competitive assistantships give students a chance to gain experience in their field and improve their language skills as well as foster cross-cultural understanding.

Daniel Munier of Fairport, N.Y., will be teaching in Lyon, France. He is a French and economics double major. At the end of his teaching assistantship, Munier plans to stay an additional year. When he returns to the U.S., he plans to apply for graduate studies in either TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) or international relations.

Christa Wirth of Liverpool, N.Y., will be teaching in Rennes, France. Christa WirthShe is a French major with a minor in history. After Wirth returns, she plans on attending graduate school to become certified to teach French.

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