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Christine Courtellemont & Eric Nelis Interview (1982)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-01-10

Duration: 00:15:38

Subjects: French language | Education | Council for the Development of French in Louisiana


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Courtellemont, Christine Interviewee
  • Nelis, Eric Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from January 10, 1982, features James Fontenot’s interview with Christine Courtellemont from France and Eric Nelis from Belgium, who are both working as French teachers in Louisiana schools through a Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL) program. They discuss their time in Louisiana and the differences between schools in the United States and schools in their home countries. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.