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Wynne Wong

Wynne Wong

Wynne Wong

Professor of French & Francophone Studies and Second Language Acquisition & Director of French Language Program


238 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Road
Columbus, OH

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Office Hours

Spring 2023 Virtual Office Hours: Tuesday 4-5 pm and also by appointment

Areas of Expertise

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • TESL
  • Quebec Studies


  • PhD, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2000)
  • MA, Michigan State University (1992)
  • BS, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1989)
  • Certificate, French as a Second Language, Université Laval, 1993
  • Certificate, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), McGill University, 2022
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Professor Wong is Professor of French and Second Language Acquisition, Director of the French Basic Language Program and Director of Individualized Instruction, and Distance Learning. Her research and teaching interests are in second language acquisition (SLA), teaching English as a second language (TESL) and Quebec cultural studies. She has published books, articles and book chapters in the areas of input processing, processing instruction, textual enhancement and the role of attention in SLA. She is the co-recipient of the Stephen A. Freeman Award for best published article on foreign language teaching techniques for the article "The Evidence is IN: Drills are OUT," Foreign Language Annals, 36, 2003. She is the author of two French textbooks, "Liaisons" and 'Encore" (Cengage Learning).

Professor Wong has organized cultural events with prominent personalities of the French-speaking world for the local and university community such as with performers Richard Séguin, Bruno Pelletier, and Gregory Charles. 


Visit of singer Bruno Pelletier from Quebec.

Introduction of musician/singer Gregory Charles from Quebec

Gregory Charles sings with students

Mental Health and Music: An Evening with Quebec's Polyglot Florence K