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George M. Dix

Title: Spanish and French Instructor
Department: Spanish
PA Start Date: 1972

BA in French, Brown
MA in French, Middlebury College
MA in Spanish, Middlebury College

I am still enthusiastic about teaching Spanish and French after many years. Special interests include Quebec and European literature, acting, writing, reading, travel, swimming, hockey, and baseball. I have lived and studied abroad and am currently studying Italian. Language to me is performance, one huge "script" which we assimilate, contextualize, and act out, unconsciously in our native tongue and consciously in others. I try to get students to gradually appropriate the language by "entering into" it directly.