Mrs. Laila Amiry spent over forty years of her professional career working in private and public schools in the United States as a French teacher and an administrator. She also worked for Educational Testing Services as a consultant for College Board and a member of an AP committee for ETS . Mrs. Laila Amiry was a table leader for the AP French Language and French literature exam. She led summer Institutes for AP teachers at SUNI Purchase University as well as La Salle University. Mrs. Laila Amiry is the author of Barron’s How to Prepare for the French Language AP Exam. Mrs. Laila earned her bachelors degree from the University of Alexandria, Egypt and her masters from Villanova University.
About the course
This course introduces intermediate to advanced French students to French poetry, both its form and meaning. Students are given a poetry dictionary in French and then use key terms to analyze classic French poetry by Jean de la Fontaine and Arthur Rimbaud. This course is perfect for a motivated French student and lover of poetry who wants to expand his or her understanding of this classic form of literary expression.