Jessica L. Sturm

Jessica L. Sturm

Chair // SLC
Faculty

Chair of French // SLC
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Associate Professor // SLC // French
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Associate Professor // SIS // Linguistics
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Associate Professor // SLC
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Associate Professor // SIS
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Ph.D., French, Second Language Acquisition/Teacher Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


About Me

I love to read, watch films, play tennis, run, cook, bake, travel, and I have three crazy cats. I like to watch tennis, soccer, and baseball (Detroit Tigers!). My grandfather was a Purdue alumnus, Class of 1942.

I have had the opportunity for several years to work with students applying for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships abroad, and it is fascinating to see what students have already accomplished and what their plans for the future are.  In French, I love seeing students engage with the culture.  And I greatly enjoy working with graduate students, preparing them for their careers.

My research is about teaching and learning French pronunciation, and my favorite classes to teach are French Pronunciation and French Food Culture, with embedded Spring Break Study Abroad!

 


 

Office Information

Office: SC 186
Office Phone: (765) 496-9692
Office Hours: Fall 2019:  M 9:30-10:30 am; W 1:00-2:00 pm.
E-mail: jsturm@purdue.edu

Courses

Fall 2018:  Film in the L2 Classroom

Specialization

Second Language Acquisition; French as a foreign language; L2 pronunciation; 

Teaching interests:  French, French phonetics and pronunciation, second language acquisition, pedagogy; French food culture; French sporting culture.

Research interests:  L2 French pronunciation, classroom language acquisition, technology in the L2 classroom

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

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