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    Florence Mourlhon-Dallies
ECML PROGRAMME - Programme 2012-2015

A European learning network for professionals supporting work-related second language development

Language for Work is a European learning network for professionals teaching the language of the host country to migrants and ethnic minorities in work-related contexts. The network helps members share and develop their practice.

Project results

Florence Mourlhon-Dallies


Surname: Mourlhon-Dallies
First name: Florence
Address for correspondence: E-mail
Nationality: French

Affiliation with educational networks/associations:

  • Member: ASDIFLE (Association des didacticiens du français langue étrangère et seconde)
  • Member: ACEDLE (Association des Chercheurs Enseignants et Didacticiens des langues étrangères)
  • APFA (Actions pour Promouvoir le Français des Affaires)
  • member: GERAS (Groupe d'études et de Recherches pour l'anglais de spécialité) "Medical English' workgroup
  • FEPEM (Fédération des employeurs particuliers d'employés de maison) External expert for vocational training
  • Conseil Régional d'Ile de France (program 'Avenir Jeunes' 16-25 years), External expert.  

Work information:

Occupation or position currently held:


Name of employer:

Universität René Descartes Paris V Sorbonne

Country of employment: France

Languages of communication:

Mother tongue: French
Other languages: German, English, Russian, Spanish

Education and training:

  • Research Director (2009-present) at the New Sorbonne University.
  • Responsible for the "Master d'ingénierie de formation pour l'enseignement des langues aux adults" (Masters in teaching and learning methodologies for adult language learning)
  • Linguist specialist in the teaching and learning of French as a foreign and second language. 
  • She works in the field of the Professional Discourse Analysis and is the author of several books and articles in the field of language learning for special purposes (Enseigner une langue à des fins professionnelles, Didier, 2008).
  • She has developed numerous vocational training programs (for nurses, construction workers, home care workers, cleaners).
  • Item writer and examiner 1992-2004  : Diplôme de Français Médical 
  • Diplôme du français du tourisme et de l'hôtellerie, Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris (CCIP) 
  • Teacher-trainer, CCIP Summer University (Methodology of curriculum design) 1992-present.

Expertise in the topic of the proposed project:

Florence Mourlhon-Dallies is, with M. de Ferrari, the author of a report on language training for migrants in the context of vocational training, at the request of the Ministry of Labour and of the General Delegation for the French Language (2004).
She collaborates currently with  private and public bodies responsible for language and professional examinations for low skilled occupations (CCIP, FEPEM). 
She has worked in France at regional (Ile de France, Burgundy)  and national Level. She has expertise in the theory and practice, in consultancy and in publishing educational materials (conferWorkbook : Santé-médecine.com, CLE international). 


In cooperation with the 
Moscow State Linguistic University


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