Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Languages, Literatures, and Cultures



Student Activities

Learn about the French Student Activities and opportunities including Le Cercle Français/French Coffee Hour (French Club), Pi Delta Phi (French Honor Society), and Le Petit Journal Français.

Study Abroad

Learn about opportunities to Study Abroad in France and Canada.


Petrossian-Tarrant Scholarship for summer study in Grenoble

Scholarship for French Study Abroad for a semester or academic year

Teach English in a French-Speaking Country

For information for teaching English in France or in a French-speaking country, visit the French Embassy French Culture webpage.

Teaching English in France Survival Guide.



Learn about the requirements for a French Major, French Minor, or a Masters Degree in French.

Online Placement Tests

Interested in enrolling in a French class? Take the online placement test to learn which level to start with.

Prospective Students

Are you a high school, community college or ISU student considering a French major at ISU?

Why Study French?

Visit Richard Shryock's website for information about why French is the most practical foreign language.

Le Petit Journal FranÇais

Volume 2, issue 1

Volume 1 issue 1



Pi Delta Phi crêpe sale on Wednesday!

Crepe SaleStop by and purchase a delicious crêpe on Wednesday, Nov. 5 in the Stevenson first floor entry.  You’ll be supporting the ISU chapter of the National French Honor Society.  Bon appétit!

LAN Alum to Give Presentation

Alan graduated from Illinois State University in 1992 with a double degree in International Business and French with a minor in German. He completed an internship with U.S.D.A. in Washington, DC which included travel to St. Petersburg, Russia for project implementation. He also studied in Grenoble, France as part of the Illinois State University Study Abroad Program. Since graduating from Illinois State University, he has served in different capacities in International Agribusiness in the U.S., Canada, Germany and Italy.

Please join us in STV 401 at 3pm on Wednesday, April 9, 2014Alan Medina Spring 2014 Itinerary