About the Author
Judith A. Muyskens, Ph.D., Ohio State University, is Provost and Professor of French at Nebraska Wesleyan University. She was recently a Professor of Humanities at Colby-Sawyer College, New Hampshire, where she served as Vice President for Advancement. She continues to teach French language courses when time allows, especially first- and second-year language classes. For many years, she taught courses in methodology and French language and culture and supervised teaching assistants at the University of Cincinnati. She has contributed to various professional publications, including the Modern Language Journal, Foreign Language Annals, and the ACTFL Foreign Language Education Series. She is a coauthor of several other French textbooks, including Rendez-vous: An Invitation to French and À vous décrire. Alice C. Omaggio Hadley, Ph.D., Ohio State University, is a Professor Emerita of French at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a coauthor of the French text Rendez-vous: An Invitation to French and is the author of a language teaching methods text, Teaching Language in Context. Her publications have appeared in various professional journals, and she has given numerous workshops throughout the country.