Sabine Levet


  • Guide d’activités” (Activities Workbook), with G. Furstenberg, to accompany interactive fiction CD-ROM A la rencontre de Philippe, published by CLE International, Paris, 2006.

  • Co-author, with G. Furstenberg, of a Teacher's Guide and a Student Activities Workbook for the French Language CD-ROM Dans un Quartier de Paris, Yale University Press, 1999.

Chapters in Books & Articles:

  • “Integrating telecollaboration into the language classroom: some insights,” with G. Furstenberg, in Melinda Dooly and Robert O'Dowd (Eds.) Telecollaboration 2.0 for Language and Intercultural Learning. New York: Peter Lang Publishing Group (forthcoming).

  • “Internet-mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education: the Cultura Project," with B. Bauer (Brown), L. deBenedette (Brown), G. Furstenberg (MIT), and S. Waryn (Brown), in Julie A. Belz and Steven L.Thorne (Eds.) Internet-mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education, Boston: Heinle & Heinle, 2006.

  • "Using the Web to Develop Students’ In-depth Understanding of foreign Cultural Attitudes and Values“ with S. Waryn, in Randall P. Donaldson and Margaret Haggstrom (Eds.) Changing Language Education through CALL, New York: Routledge, 2006

  • "Français et Américains en vis-à-vis, dialogues et découvertes" with G. Furstenberg in The Tocqueville Review/ La Revue Tocqueville, Vol. XXIII, No.2 - 2002, pp. 101-122

  • "Giving a Virtual Voice to the Silent Language of Culture, or developing cross-cultural literacy via the Web: the Cultura Project,” electronic article (with G. Furstenberg, K. Maillet and K. English) in LLT (Language Learning and Technology) January 2001

  • Author of Quant à moi Internet Activities to accompany Quant à Moi, published by Heinle and Heinle, 2000 (initially funded by a grant from the Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning).


She is one of the creators and developers of Cultura (with G. Furstenberg and S. Waryn), a web-based intercultural project which has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Consortium for Language Learning and Teaching, and the French Studies Fund.

Her current research, “Tramway and Vélib” examines the impact of two urban initiatives in Paris: the T3 tramway line, connecting three arrondissements in the south west part of the city, and Vélib', a city-wide system that gives free access to bicycles for short-term use.

It has been supported by a grant from the Consortium for Language Teachning and Learning, and the French Studies Fund.

Most recent Talks and Workshops:

  • “Bringing Many Voices into the Language Classroom via Online Discussion Forums,” ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Annual Conference, “Speaking Up for Languages…the Power of Many Voices,” San Diego, CA, November 21, 2009.

  • “Cultura: Web-based Intercultural Exchanges”, co-chair (with G. Furstenberg), Second Cultura Conference, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, October 10-11, 2009.

  • “Cross-cultural Comparison through Film”, workshop, UCLLT Summer Workshop ‘Teaching Language and culture with Film,’ UC Berkeley, CA, June 17 2009.

  • Panel on Cultura at the MLA ADE/ADFL seminar digital demonstrations Session, Brown University, June 13 2009.

  • "Reading the News", a presentation of current issues in the French media, MIT-France training program, April 1 2009.

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