Why did you decide to become a French minor?
I have studied ballet since the age of three, and I always wanted to know what the steps’ names meant. Throughout middle school and high school I enrolled in French classes, and when I came to Ursinus I decided to continue my studies with a French minor.
What has been your most rewarding experience in your French minor?
Last semester I took Spoken French. The course’s final project was to act out a movie scene (with your classmates) in French. I was terrified. I’m used to dancing in front of an audience, but never speaking, let alone in another language. To my surprise, I had so much fun. My accent really improved and I enjoyed discovering this other way of performing.
What are your plans after Ursinus?
Upon graduation I plan to spend a few years teaching middle or high school. It is also important to me that I continue my education, especially in French. I want to travel, continue to improve my fluency, and perhaps become certified to teach the language. Additionally, I would like to complete masters and doctoral degrees in my future.
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