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Dr. Robert Lafayette Interview & Study Abroad Programs (1987)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-02-22

Duration: 00:27:47

Subjects: Lafayette, Robert C. | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Council for the Development of French in Louisiana | Foreign study | French language | Education


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Lafayette, Robert Guest
  • Lauzon, Jocelyne Guest
  • Thirstrup, Chip Guest
  • David, Mark Guest


This episode of the series “En Francais” from February 22, 1987, features James Fontenot’s interview with Dr. Robert Lafayette, a professor at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. He discusses French education in Louisiana and future trends in language instruction. Fontenot then interviews Jocelyne Lauzon of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL), who discusses the French study aboard programs available through CODOFIL in 1987. He also interviews Chip Thirstrup and Mark David, two past program participants, who discuss their experiences.