Author of "QualityTime-ESL: The Digital Resource Book"
Retired university professor
Webmaster of QualityTime-ESL.com
Consultant, speaker, mentor through her website
Specialist in the creation of dynamic ESL teaching materials
Producer of four podcast series:
- Your English (vocabulary)
- QualityTime-ESL Podcasts (grammar)
- Essential English (beginners)
- 5-minute TOPs (song lyrics)
Marianne’s podcasts are ranked "top 200 language courses" on iTunes in many countries. They provide "ACTIVE" ORAL TRAINING for A2-C1 learners.
Recently the series "Your English Podcasts" was selected among the 60 best language learning podcasts around the web at SPRACHHELD.DE.
Languages: English, French, Swedish, Spanish
Palmes Académiques de l’Education Nationale Française
In Venezuela and France
Professor at Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France - a group of nine engineering schools (1980-2004)
Creator of the CPPG Intensive English Language Program (1994-2004)
Part of the team that set up the original English program at EFPG (1994-1995)
Head of the language department at ENSERG (1980-1994)
Coordinator of the English department of CRDP (1975-1980)
- CRDP: Centre national de documentation pédagogique
- CPRG: Centre Pédagogique Régional of Grenoble, Saint Martin d’Hères, France (today called IUFM Institut Universitaire de Formation des Maîtres) Mission:
- Training of young teachers just having passed the national CAPES competitive examination for certified teachers
- Creation and distribution of teaching materials for teachers within the Academy of Grenoble, France
Teacher at IUT and at French High Schools 1971-1973
- IUT: Institut Universitaire de Technologie de Grenoble, Saint Martin d’Hères France (1971-1973)
- Lycée Technique Jean Bart, Grenoble, Saint Martin d’Hères, France (1975-80)
- Lycée Stendhal, Grenoble (1974-1975)
Professor of English and Head of the Language Department 1969-1971
UDO (Universidad de Oriente), Cumana Venezuela (1969-1971)
A Few of Marianne Raynaud’s Publications
- QualityTime-ESL: The Digital Resource Book - Both downloadable and DVD versions are available on this site in the store.
- "MyCPP, un site intranet pour un enseignement de l’anglais plus efficace" ("MyCPP, an Intranet Site to Make the Teaching of English More Effective and Efficient") presented at the UPLEGESS CONGRESS in Paris at TELECOM Paris (June 2004), published in the Actes du XXXIIe Congrès
- "QualityTime-ESL.com" presented at the UPLEGESS CONGRESS in Dijon (June 2003), published in the Actes du XXXIe Congrès
- "Vive le Teamwork" ("Long Live Teamwork!") presented at the UPLEGESS CONGRESS in Strasbourg (June 1993), published in the "Actes du XXIe Congrès"
- "Quelques réflexions par un professeur du second cycle" published in the Bulletin Régional de Liaison et d’Information des Professeur d’anglais de l’Académie de Grenoble No. 6 (1977/78) CRDP de Grenoble
- University of Grenoble, France (Masters in English Literature and CAPES in English)
- Sorbonne, Paris (Licence in English and Scandinavian Language Studies)
- Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass., USA
- Greenwich High School, Greenwich, CT as Marianne Lindquist Class ’62
- Creation of Linguistic Programs for Schools & Universities - "Elaborating a Core Curriculum"
- Teamwork in Teaching & Mentoring (within a department)
- Student-Teacher "Mutual" Motivation Techniques
- Teaching "Oral" Language Proficiency - Tutorials during Class Sessions
- Workshops on Making Student Films
- Innovative "TIPS" or "Techniques for Interactive Pair work Simulation"
- Intranet Sites for Schools/Universities
- Effective Testing Techniques: "TEOST-ESL" (Techniques for Effective Oral Skills Testing)
Tennis, swimming, video filming and editing, traveling, networking, photography, women’s issues with W.I.N. Women’s International Network headed by Kirstin Engvig, and study trips with IWSIi (International Women’s Study Institute) headed by Ellen Boneparth
Swimming: Set a U.S. record in a medley relay for 10 and unders!
Tennis: (As Marianne Lindquist)
- Ranked as a junior in the Eastern Tennis Association U.S.A. (singles and doubles)
- Won the Orange Bowl doubles and the Orange Bowl Sportsmanship Award
- Participated at age 17 in the French Championships (Roland Garros) representing Sweden, in the qualifying rounds of Wimbledon (also for Sweden) and in other tournaments of the European circuit such as Monte Carlo and Nice
- Won the French Espérance Cup for the Alps today called CHAMPIONNAT de FRANCE 2012 3° Série
- Ranked 2nd series (-4/6) in France during several years
- Runner-up at the Criterion tournament for the Alps
- Twice quarterfinalist at the U.S. National Grass Court Championships for 35s and over in 1979 and 1980