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Willie Asamoah F.

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Contact Information

2131 LCLB

Office Hours

Spring 2024: W, 1-2pm via Zoom
PhD Candidate, Teaching Assistant


Willie grew up in Kumasi, a city in Ghana. He completed a Bachelor's Degree in French with a minor in Political Studies from KNUST and his Master's in French Linguistics/SLA from the University of Arizona.  He is passionate about exploring the daily language use of African immigrants in the US context. He is also interested in finding answers to how we can teach foreign languages to prepare students in today's digitized world. He's equally done research on the Impact of Social Media on the lives of students in Benin, Africa. Wille is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in French Linguistics.


Research Interests

French Sociolinguistics

Language Contact, Maintenance and Shift

Language attitudes 

Heritage Speakers


Digital Technology


M.A. in French (Linguistics/SLA), University of Arizona

B.A in French with minor in Political Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Study abroad - Bénin, 2015



FRIT Professional Development Scholarship 2022

Minn Fellowship 2022

Departmental Summer Fellowship 2021

Research Assistantship 2021

Awards and Honors

K.A. Looney Junior Award for Excellence in Teaching French, 2022

List of teachers ranked as excellent, Fall 2020 and Fall 2021

French Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Arizona, 2019.


Courses Taught

FR 101: Elementary French I

FR 102: Elementary French II

FR 103: Intermediate French I

FR 104: Intermediate French II

IFLIP (Intensive Foreign Language Instruction Program)