Claude Grangier was Senior Lecturer and French Language Coordinator at the University of Chicago until 2018. With an academic background in philosophy, she devoted over 40 years to teaching French as a foreign language, researching foreign language teaching methodology, and developing language learning materials.
Nadine O’Connor Di Vito is Senior Lecturer at the University of Chicago and was Director of Language Programs in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures from 1992 until 2018. Specializing in sociolinguistics and discourse analysis, she has developed and analyzed several corpora of French spoken discourse. She is the author of Patterns Across Spoken and Written French: Empirical Research on the Interaction Among Forms, Functions, and Genres as well as numerous articles in sociolinguistics and foreign language teaching and acquisition.
Marie Berg has been a lecturer in French at the University of Chicago for over 10 years, during which time she has been teaching and developing material for third-year students.
Illustrations for Comme on dit were drawn by Juana Medina.