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Sabine Kuuse

Mrs Sabine Kuuse

Associate Lecturer
European Languages and Studies

Contact details
Address
European Languages and Studies
The University of Western Australia (M204)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 1103
Fax
+61 8 6488 1069
Email
sabine.kuuse@uwa.edu.au
Location
Room 2.45, Arts Building, Perth campus
Qualifications
FLE Grenoble
Biography
Sabine has completed her studies of French Language Teaching at the University of Grenoble in France. Prior teaching at UWA, she has taught at the University of Grenoble and was engaged in various teaching roles in France and Western Australia. She currently teaches in the area of French language and French contemporary society. Her research focuses on enhancing innovative strategies for Language Learning in different contexts.
Key research
Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
Emotions and positive psychology in SLA
Bilingualism
Methodology and Didactics of Foreign Language Teaching and Learning
French Language in the Asia Pacific region
Publications
JOURNALS PUBLICATIONS

"Learning French in Western Australia: A Hedonistic Journey", International Journal of Languages' Education and Teaching, 5(4), 227-238, 2017, DOI: 10.18298/ijlet.2384 (co-authored with Céline Doucet)

"Authenticity in the Language Classroom: A Case Study", Journal Of Education and Social Policy, Vol.3, No.2, June 2016 (Co-authored with Hélène Jaccomard) http://jespnet.com/journal/index/2275

CONFERENCE PAPERS

‘Innovative materials for learner engagement with feedback’, Association Internationale de Linguisitique Appliquée World Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 23-28 July 2017 (co-authored with Marinella Caruso and Nicola Frascini)

‘Apprendre le français: une quête du plaisir’, Emo-learning: Affects in Language Learning International Conference, Virtual Presentation, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, 05-07 July 2017 (co-authored with Céline Doucet)

‘Teletandem: A virtual transformative experience in language learning’, Teaching and Learning Forum, Curtin University, Perth, 2-3 February 2017

‘Strategies and tools supporting the feedback process for second language learning’,
Teaching and Learning Forum, Curtin University, Perth, 2-3 February 2017 (co-authored with Marinella Caruso and Nicola Frascini)

‘Apprendre le français en contexte australien : pour un voyage hédoniste’, Federation of Associations of Teachers of French in Australia National Conference, Flinders University, Adelaide, 30 September-02 October 2016 (co-authored with Céline Doucet)

‘Plaisir du français et pratiques didactiques du FLE en Australie occidentale’, Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Français World Congress, Université de Liège, Belgium, 14-21 July 2016, (co-authored with Céline Doucet)

‘Authenticity in the classroom: the case of Teletandem’, Language and Culture Network for Australian Universities National Colloquium, Macquarie University, Sydney, 25-27 November 2015
‘Learning communities and intercultural dialogues’, Australian Society of French Studies conference, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, 4-6 December 2014

‘Transforming and Engaging Students through Peer Learning’, Teaching and learning Forum, University of Western Australia, 3-4 February 2014

« Vivre la révolution: jeu de rôle en ligne»
Teachers of French Association of Western Australia Conference, University of Western Australia, Perth, 23-24 March 2013

‘French Background Speakers in French LOTE classes’, Australian Society of French Studies
conference, University of Technology Sydney and University of Newcastle, Sydney, 4-6 July
2007
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
- Acting Convener of French
- Vice President, Asia-Pacific Commission, International Federation Teachers of French
- Vice President, Federation of Associations of Teachers of French in Australia
- Vice President, Teachers of French Association Western Australia
- Academic Coordinator, New Caledonia Exchange
Funding received
* Summer School Scholarship 2017
* Education Futures Grant 2015, Facing the revolution in the language class. Interactive on screen feedback for French, Italian and Korean learners.
* Education Futures Grant 2015 Teletandem, Learning language and Culture at a distance
* UWA Teaching Fellowhips 2013 Creating Communities of Learning in First Year Languages: Improving Language Acquisition and Intercultural Awareness
* UWA Improving Student Satisfaction Grant 2009
Languages
French (native)
English (fluent)
German (intermediate)
Croatian (intermediate)
Memberships
Language and Culture Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU)
International Federation Teachers of French (FIPF)
Australian Society French Studies (ASFS)
Federation of Associations of Teachers of French in Australia (FATFA)
Federation of Modern Languages Teaching Association (FMLTA)
Association des Chercheurs et Enseignants en Didactique des Langues Etrangères (ACEDLE)
Honours and awards
Exceptional Contributions Award, Education Futures, UWA, 2016
Excellence in Teaching Award, Faculty of Arts 2014
School of Humanities Teaching Award 2012
Excellence in Teaching Award, Faculty of Arts 2011
Nominations for Faculty of Arts Excellence in Teaching 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
Teaching
FREN1401/1402 (French Beginners)
FREN1403/1404 (French Intermediate)
FREN1405/2405/3405/1406/2406/3406(French Advanced)
FREN2407/3407/2408/3408 (French Advanced II)
FREN3813 (Specialist French Studies 13)
Current projects
I am currently working on a new project focusing on the politics of French Teachers Associations in the Asia-Pacific Region
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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