Gisele El Khoury Presented at the ACTFL 2019 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo | St. Lawrence University Modern Languages

Gisele El Khoury Presented at the ACTFL 2019 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo

Gisele El Khoury, Director of the Language Resource Center, presented at the ACTFL2019 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo that took place on November 22-24, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

In her presentation titled, "Using Fairy Tales, Graphic Novels, Hip-hop, Maps and Films to Teach Culture”, El Khoury explained how people could use new ways to teach cultural topics in the language classrooms. Some examples included using graphic novels by Riad Sattouf, Huda Fahmy, Zeina Abirached, Lamia Ziyade, and Guy Delisle. Example of Hip-hop songs included the song “Jasadik-Hom” by DAM, and “Al Kufiyee 3arabeyyeh” by Shadia Mansour.