French Immersion Day & Quiz Bowl

#UConnECEQuizBowl

Every November since 2000, UConn ECE hosts the annual French Immersion Day and Quiz Bowl Competition. Teams of 1-4 UConn ECE French students from across the state come together at the UConn Storrs Campus to participate in academic sessions with UConn French Department teaching assistants (TAs) in the morning and compete in a Jeopardy-style quiz in the afternoon. Academic sessions reflect the interests of the TAs and range from French literature, cinema, history, and culture to French cuisine and sports. UConn ECE French Faculty Coordinator and Associate Professor of French, Florence Marsal, moderates the afternoon quiz bowl, speaking only in French. All day long students have the opportunity to be culturally immersed in the language by practicing their speaking and pronunciation, tuning their ears to new voices speaking French, learning about French culture, and interacting with other French-speaking Connecticut high schoolers.

Quizbowl 2019

  • First Place: RHAM High School
  • Second Place: Norwich Free Academy
  • Third Place: Lewis S. Mills High School

Quizbowl 2018

  • First Place: E.O. Smith High School
  • Second Place: RHAM High School
  • Third Place: Lewis S. Mills High School

Quizbowl 2017

  • First Place: RHAM High School
  • Second Place: Portland High School
  • Third Place: Norwich Free Academy

Quizbowl 2016

  • First Place: Glastonbury High School
  • Second Place: E.O. Smith High School
  • Third Place: Rockville High School

Quizbowl 2015

  • First Place: RHAM High School
  • Second Place: Portland High School
  • Third Place: Cheshire High School

Quizbowl 2014

  • First Place: Woodstock Academy
  • Second Place: Southington High School
  • Third Place: Portland High School

Quizbowl 2013

  • First Place: Glastonbury High School
  • Second Place: Portland High School
  • Third Place: Coventry High School

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