Dr. Dale C. Garside


  • Ph.D. – Universith of Cincinnati
  • M. A. – University of Cincinnati
  • M. A. – University of Cincinnati
  • M. A. – University of Cincinnati
  • M.A. – University of Paris IV (Sorbonne)
  • B. S. – Shippensburg University


  • 2003-2008 Who’s Who Among American and College University Professors
  • 1987-88 – Taft Fellow – University of Cincinnati
  • 197475 Mention très bien (Most Honorable Mention for Master’s thesis) University of Paris IV (Sorbonne)
  • 197273 Mention bien (Honorable Mention for undergraduate thesis) University of Paris IV (Sorbonne)
  • 1971 Who’s Who Among American and College Students – Shippensburg University

Research Interests

Medieval French Literature, Hagiography, Church Planting in Cusco Province, Peru Great Commission Curriculae,
Elementary and French textbook writing, Translation of others’ scholarly works into French and Spanish

Scholarly Work and Publications

  • 2000 2016 Palabra Viva 2 year Spanish language learning textbook
  • 1999 2016 Parole Vivante 2 year French language learning textbook
  • 1990 1997 Evangelism Explosion Africa Official English French translator for all EE materials
  • 1988 The Legend of Saint John the Baptist A critical analysis and Old French English translation of the 276 page, 14th century manuscript
  • 1975 Le Romantisme d’Emile Zola Master’s Thesis at the University of Paris IV (Sorbonne)

What year did you begin teaching at TFC?


What is your favorite aspect of teaching at TFC?

My relationship with students, notably the language minors.

What courses do you teach at TFC?

  • Elementary French 1
  • Elementary French 2
  • Intermediate French 1
  • Intermediate French 2
  • French Composition and Conversation
  • A Survey of French Literature
  • French Civilization
  • Francophone Civilization
  • Elementary Latin 1
  • Elementary Latin 2
  • History of Africa
  • History of Latin America
  • Introduction to Islam
  • Personal Evangelism
  • Elementary Spanish 1
  • Elementary Spanish 2
  • Intermediate Spanish 1
  • Intermediate Spanish 2
  • Spanish Composition and Conversation
  • A Survey of Spanish (or Latin American) Literature
  • Spanish Civilization
  • Latin American Civilization
  • Western Thought and Culture

When I’m away from the classroom, I enjoy…


People might be interested to know…

I personally met and talked to Grace Kelly and Jane Fonda.

Favorite verses/quotations:

  • Le coeur a des raisons que la raison ne connaît pas. The heart has reasons that reason knows nothing about.
  • Deuteronomy 29:29
  • Philippians 1:3

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