607 Agnes Arnold Hall
Phone: (713) 743-3784
Christina Voulali was born in France but is also a native of Greece. She holds a Diplôme d’ Études Françaises (Diploma of French Studies) from the University of Paris – Sorbonne, and a Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures (Diploma of Superior Studies) from the French Institute. After many years of study of the English language, she is also the holder of a Diploma for Overseas Teachers of English (DOTE) from the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) – Cambridge. She is equally fluent in all three languages. She is the organizer and coordinator of “French Day”, an event designed to promote the French Program of the University of Houston, involving French culture, fashion, music, poetry, theatre and more, prepared with the collaboration of students.
Christina Voulali has been in the teaching field for eighteen years. She has worked with students of all ages and levels in Greece and in the USA. She has been teaching French at the University of Houston since 2007, specializing in first and second year French courses. She is also a part time English language consultant at Rice University and a freelance teacher of Modern Greek.
Ms. Voulali is especially interested in the most effective techniques of teaching a foreign language, whether it is French, English, or Greek. She has attended many specialized seminars related to the teaching of foreign languages, among which a 200-hour educational program sponsored by the European Union on all aspects of teaching and learning. She has written on the problems of listening, writing and the acquisition of vocabulary.
- Why do elementary students find listening so difficult? Problems and possible remedies, in ELT (English Language Teaching) News, July-August 2005.
Writing: Some practical suggestions, in ELT (English Language Teaching) News, March 2007.