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Elaine Berard

Teaching Associate, French

Jonathan Doe
Contact Elaine Berard

Brittan Hall 208

Spring 2019 Office Hours: 
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:00 - 8:30am and 10:00 - 10:30pm;
Monday/Wednesday 2:00 - 2:45pm;
or by appointment.

Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things." - Flora Lewis


Born and raised in Salisbury, NC; lived and taught French in Livermore, CA; married with one adult daughter.


Post Grad University of California, Berkeley
M.A. French/Spanish minor University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
B.A. French University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Interesting Facts

  • Served as Language Department Chair at Granada High School Livermore, CA
  • Class Adviser for 8 years
  • East Bay Foreign Language Project participant
  • Helped develop a communication based language program in Livermore, CA
  • Helped create oral exit exam for language students
  • Led teaching workshops for district language teachers
  • Grader for ETS Praxis exams in French and Spanish

Teaching Areas

French 110, 115, 120, 130