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Spoken by:

275 million people worldwide

Countries where French is Spoken:

Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, the Ivory Coast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, France, Haiti, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Monaco, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Switzerland, Togo and Vanuatu

Why Study French?

Full-Time Faculty

French Programatic Offerings

Featured Students

Bilingual Broncos

Bethany Poythress

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Cindy Stott

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Geoff Moore

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Justin Snyder

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Chase Ricker

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French Club

The French Club aims to create an environment for people to gain a deeper understanding of the French language and culture and have fun while doing it!  We put on many fun activities throughout the year so be sure to check back often for exciting news and updates!

French language experience is not required as we are open to all students, alumni, and community members who wish to be involved.

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News & Updates

Boise State instructors team with K-12 teachers on a French open educational resource
Jason Herbeck featured at international Camus colloquium
Pathways Project publishes new open educational resource pressbooks
Devereux Herbeck’s research on Diop’s ‘Nous’ questions the “we” in modern French society
Winter 2016 Commencement Speaker

Bethany Poythress, French Major