Alan Gómez

Youth Programs Manager

Being multilingual significantly influences every facet of my life, allowing me to forge unique connections with others, comprehend the nuances of diverse cultures, and relish the various pleasures associated with language expression. It is an enriching journey of self-discovery and exploration.


Alan Gómez presently serves as Youth Programs Manager in the Department of Education. Alan holds an A.M. in French Studies from Brown University and an M.A. in Francophone Studies from CSU, Long Beach. Alan has also lived and studied in Paris, Corsica, and Perugia. He is trained in 2nd and 3rd+ language acquisition, FLE, foreign language pedagogy and literary studies.

Prior to joining the French Library, Alan was a lecturer of French and Spanish at Bryant University where he taught language and culture, critical thinking, and writing and composition. Co-author of the innovative textbook, Juntos: French for Speakers of English and Spanish (2015), his recent scholarly contributions include the chapter Intercomprehension of the Romance Languages in the L3+ Classroom [...] (2020).

Classes Recently Taught

Les Aigles 2 - step 3 | In-Person

10 to 12 Years old
Starting April 6, 2024 1.15 hours per week for 10 weeks

Children learning French as a foreign language develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as well as discovering Francophone culture and peoples.

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Articles by Alan Gómez

There is nothing quite like reading an inspiring book during the holiday season. Taking time out for reading is a cathartic experience that can make…

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Our 10-week immersive program provided a dynamic and fun learning environment for kids (ages 3-12) and teenagers (13-17) from beginner to advanced levels to improve…

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A message from Alan Gómez, our new Youth Programs Manager!

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