User Profile

Valérie Marie Guitton

French teacher and CAST & STARTalk Projects Coordinator


San Diego, CA 92122, USA

Expertise and background

B.A. (Hons.) in English-French Translation, M.A. in French & French studies. French MBA.

Taught French 100A (5 units) for the European Studies Department at SDSU, CA, U.S.A. Assisted SDSU professor in her French 305, 430 and 530 courses (course building, homework correction, etc...). Free-lance translator. Worked as an English into French translator for the Psychology Department of the Glendon College of York University, Toronto, ON, Canada. French Reviser for the I.M.O. of the United Nations, London, U.K. Studied Business German, Business English, Marketing and International Trade at the Brest Graduate Business School, Brest, France (French MBA/ Cadre supérieur de commerce). French: A language English: B language German: C1 language (SDSU German Translation course) Spanish: C2 language.

(Member since Apr 2012 - last access in Apr 2012)

Title Description Updated
Première The website for the international magazine on movies "Premiere". This version of the website is in French. 11 Apr 2012
Phonétique French phonetics - examples and practice exercises - explained in British English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Japanese. 11 Apr 2012
Language Français French grammar, pictorial vocab by topic, readings by topic. Pronuncation guide. 11 Apr 2012
French conjugation / les verbes français Conjugation website for the intermediate to advanced learner. All tenses. Any verb. Provides examples of verbs following the same pattern (irregular, auxiliary, 1st, 2nd or 3rd group verb conjugation). 11 Apr 2012
Language Pictorial vocabulary by topic, grammar and conjugation, reading and comprehension exercises in 13 languages, and some dialects of a language (Spanish from Spain and Spanish from Mexico, for example). 11 Apr 2012
Phonetics - the sounds of spoken language For the beginner to intermediate learner: this pronunciation guide divides consonant and vowel sounds by category (nasal, fricative) for U.S. English, German and Spanish. When clicking on a given letter,... 11 Apr 2012
Zazie : "Être et avoir" French song: to understand the differences in use between "to be" and "to have" in French/ les auxiliaires ÊTRE et AVOIR - different from English. être = used to express WHO we... 11 Apr 2012