Important Announcement

All group and private classes are taught online until further notice. The Alliance office is also virtual, and Kamm House is open only by appointment. Please contact us at info@afportland.org.  Learning Material pick-up dates at Kamm House begin the week of March 15.

Essential Everyday French A1/A2 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : EEF A1/A2 Thurs -Part 1

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Thursdays at 6:00-8:00pm
04/01/2021 to 04/29/2021
Instructor: Lisa Rollot

Required: Edito 104 or equiv.

Description: This class is all about basic communication: conveying an idea, responding and reacting during a conversation, and understanding spoken French. Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar. This class is open to students who have successfully completed Edito 104. If you haven’t completed Edito 104, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

This is Part 1 of the class.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Essential Everyday French A1/A2 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : EEF A1/A2 Thurs -Part 2

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Thursdays at 6:00-8:00pm
05/06/2021 to 06/03/2021
Instructor: Lisa Rollot

Required: Edito 104 or equiv.

Description: This class is all about basic communication: conveying an idea, responding and reacting during a conversation, and understanding spoken French. Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar. This class is open to students who have successfully completed Edito 104. If you haven’t completed Edito 104, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

Learning Materials for this class: Communication progressive du français débutant. Email office for shipping.

This is Part 2 of the class.

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Essential Everyday French A1/A2 - Section 2 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : EEF A1/A2 Wed -Part 1

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Wednesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
03/31/2021 to 04/28/2021
Instructor: Lisa Rollot

Required: Edito 104 or equiv.

Description: This class is all about basic communication: conveying an idea, responding and reacting during a conversation, and understanding spoken French. Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar. This class is open to students who have successfully completed Edito 104. If you haven’t completed Edito 104, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

Learning materials for this class: Communication progressive du français débutant. Email office for shipping.

This is Part 1 of the class.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Essential Everyday French A1/A2 - Section 2 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : EEF A1/A2 Wed -Part 2

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Wednesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
05/05/2021 to 06/02/2021
Instructor: Lisa Rollot

Required: Edito 104 or equiv.

Description: This class is all about basic communication: conveying an idea, responding and reacting during a conversation, and understanding spoken French. Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar. This class is open to students who have successfully completed Edito 104. If you haven’t completed Edito 104, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

Learning materials for this class: Communication progressive du français débutant. Email office for shipping.

This is Part 2 of the class.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Beginning 102 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 102-A, Part 1

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Wednesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
03/31/2021 to 04/28/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

Required: 101 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Chapters 3-4.

Communication: Sharing one’s likes, dislikes; ordering in a restaurant; food & clothing shopping; reading a recipe; discussing the weather. 

Grammar: Singular/plural of nouns; adjective gender/number; partitive article ; pronoun « en »; futur proche/passé récent; verbs: “payer, acheter, faire, manger,venir”. 

Phonetics: Final consonants & final “e”; élision, liaison.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive as well.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 102 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Beginning 102 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 102-A, Part 2

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Wednesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
05/05/2021 to 06/02/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

Required: 101 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Chapters 3-4.

Communication: Sharing one’s likes, dislikes; ordering in a restaurant; food & clothing shopping; reading a recipe; discussing the weather. 

Grammar: Singular/plural of nouns; adjective gender/number; partitive article ; pronoun « en »; futur proche/passé récent; verbs: “payer, acheter, faire, manger,venir”. 

Phonetics: Final consonants & final “e”; élision, liaison.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive as well.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 102 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Beginning 102 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 102-B, Part 1

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Thursdays at 6:00-8:00pm
04/01/2021 to 04/29/2021
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

Required: 101 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Chapters 3-4.

Communication: Sharing one’s likes, dislikes; ordering in a restaurant; food & clothing shopping; reading a recipe; discussing the weather. 

Grammar: Singular/plural of nouns; adjective gender/number; partitive article ; pronoun « en »; futur proche/passé récent; verbs: “payer, acheter, faire, manger,venir”. 

Phonetics: Final consonants & final “e”; élision, liaison.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive as well.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 102 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Beginning 102 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 102-B, Part 2

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Thursdays at 6:00-8:00pm
05/06/2021 to 06/03/2021
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

Required: 101 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Chapters 3-4.

Communication: Sharing one’s likes, dislikes; ordering in a restaurant; food & clothing shopping; reading a recipe; discussing the weather. 

Grammar: Singular/plural of nouns; adjective gender/number; partitive article ; pronoun « en »; futur proche/passé récent; verbs: “payer, acheter, faire, manger,venir”. 

Phonetics: Final consonants & final “e”; élision, liaison.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive as well.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 102 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.


Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Beginning 103 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 103-A, Part 1

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Wednesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
03/31/2021 to 04/28/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: 102 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1/A2 level.

Chapters 5-6.

Communication: Communication: Daily activities; telling time; describing an object; asking about sizes & prices; arranging an outing; accepting/refusing an invitation; making reservations by phone. 

Grammar: reflexive verbs; adverbs of frequency; passé composé with avoir; imperative mood; verbs: pouvoir, vouloir. 

Phonetics: Nasal vowels; /i/ -/y/, /y/ - /u/.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive book as well.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 103 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Beginning 103 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 103-A, Part 2

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Wednesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
05/05/2021 to 06/02/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: 102 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1/A2 level.

Chapters 5-6.

Communication: Communication: Daily activities; telling time; describing an object; asking about sizes & prices; arranging an outing; accepting/refusing an invitation; making reservations by phone. 

Grammar: reflexive verbs; adverbs of frequency; passé composé with avoir; imperative mood; verbs: pouvoir, vouloir. 

Phonetics: Nasal vowels; /i/ -/y/, /y/ - /u/.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive book as well.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 103 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Beginning 103 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 103-B, Part 1

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
04/01/2021 to 04/29/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: 102 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1/A2 level.

Chapters 5-6.

Communication: Communication: Daily activities; telling time; describing an object; asking about sizes & prices; arranging an outing; accepting/refusing an invitation; making reservations by phone. 

Grammar: reflexive verbs; adverbs of frequency; passé composé with avoir; imperative mood; verbs: pouvoir, vouloir. 

Phonetics: Nasal vowels; /i/ -/y/, /y/ - /u/.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive book as well.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 103 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Beginning 103 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 103-B, Part 2

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
05/06/2021 to 06/03/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: 102 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1/A2 level.

Chapters 5-6.

Communication: Communication: Daily activities; telling time; describing an object; asking about sizes & prices; arranging an outing; accepting/refusing an invitation; making reservations by phone. 

Grammar: reflexive verbs; adverbs of frequency; passé composé with avoir; imperative mood; verbs: pouvoir, vouloir. 

Phonetics: Nasal vowels; /i/ -/y/, /y/ - /u/.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive book as well.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 103 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Beginning 103 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 103-C, Part 1

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Saturdays at 9:00-11:00am
04/03/2021 to 05/01/2021
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

Required: 102 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1/A2 level.

Chapters 5-6.

Communication: Communication: Daily activities; telling time; describing an object; asking about sizes & prices; arranging an outing; accepting/refusing an invitation; making reservations by phone. 

Grammar: reflexive verbs; adverbs of frequency; passé composé with avoir; imperative mood; verbs: pouvoir, vouloir. 

Phonetics: Nasal vowels; /i/ -/y/, /y/ - /u/.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive book as well.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 103 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Beginning 103 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 103-C, Part 2

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    [class_hours] => 10
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    [enddate] => 06/05/2021
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Saturdays at 9:00-11:00am
05/08/2021 to 06/05/2021
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

Required: 102 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1/A2 level.

Chapters 5-6.

Communication: Communication: Daily activities; telling time; describing an object; asking about sizes & prices; arranging an outing; accepting/refusing an invitation; making reservations by phone. 

Grammar: reflexive verbs; adverbs of frequency; passé composé with avoir; imperative mood; verbs: pouvoir, vouloir. 

Phonetics: Nasal vowels; /i/ -/y/, /y/ - /u/.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive book as well.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 103 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

Call us to sign-up: 503-223-8388

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Beginning 104 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 104-A, Part 1

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    [class_hours] => 10
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    [enddate] => 04/26/2021
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Mondays at 6:00-8:00pm
03/29/2021 to 04/26/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: 103 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1/A2 level.

Chapters 7-8.

Communication: Daily activities; telling time; describing an object; asking about sizes & prices; arranging an outing; accepting/refusing an invitation; making reservations by phone. 

Grammar: COD pronouns; pronoun « y »; comparison; -IR verbs ; passé composé with être. 

Phonetics: / f /, / v /, / b /, / k /, / g /, / wa /, / w ɛ̃  /.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive book as well.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 104 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR 101 PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Beginning 104 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 104-A, Part 2

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    [class_hours] => 10
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Mondays at 6:00-8:00pm
05/03/2021 to 05/31/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: 103 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1/A2 level.

Chapters 7-8.

Communication: Daily activities; telling time; describing an object; asking about sizes & prices; arranging an outing; accepting/refusing an invitation; making reservations by phone. 

Grammar: COD pronouns; pronoun « y »; comparison; -IR verbs ; passé composé with être. 

Phonetics: / f /, / v /, / b /, / k /, / g /, / wa /, / w ɛ̃  /.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive book as well.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 104 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

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Beginning 105 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 105-A, Part 1

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    [class_hours] => 10
    [startdate] => 03/30/2021
    [enddate] => 04/27/2021
)
        

Tuesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
03/30/2021 to 04/27/2021
Instructor: Nathalie Gerts

Required: 104 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 9-10.

Communication: Understanding an on-line reservation site, road safety rules; expressing preference, hesitation, emotion; lodging a complaint; writing a formal email, postcard; discussing weight, size, health.

Grammar: comparisons ; imparfait tense ; passé composé with être/ reflexive verbs ; verbs : choisir, partir, falloir, devoir. 

Phonetics: Enchaînement consonantique ;/k/-/g/, /ʃ /-/ ʒ/.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 105 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Beginning 105 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 105-A, Part 2

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    [class_hours] => 10
    [startdate] => 05/04/2021
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)
        

Tuesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
05/04/2021 to 06/01/2021
Instructor: Nathalie Gerts

Required: 104 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 9-10.

Communication: Expressing wishes, desires, emotions, a complaint; understanding tasks, a university exchange program; asking height, weight.

Grammar: Passé composé of reflexive verbs; obligation & interdiction; COI "lui, leur"; relative pronouns "qui,que"; conditions with "si".

Phonetics: /R/, /t/, /d/; enchaînement consonantique.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 105 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

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Beginning 105 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 105-B, Part 1

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    [classdays] => Thursday
    [class_hours] => 10
    [startdate] => 04/01/2021
    [enddate] => 04/29/2021
)
        

Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
04/01/2021 to 04/29/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

Required: 104 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 9-10.

Communication: Expressing wishes, desires, emotions, a complaint; understanding tasks, a university exchange program; asking height, weight.

Grammar: Passé composé of reflexive verbs; obligation & interdiction; COI "lui, leur"; relative pronouns "qui,que"; conditions with "si".

Phonetics: /R/, /t/, /d/; enchaînement consonantique.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 105 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Beginning 105 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 105-B, Part 2

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    [class_hours] => 10
    [startdate] => 05/06/2021
    [enddate] => 06/03/2021
)
        

Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
05/06/2021 to 06/03/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

Required: 104 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 9-10.

Communication: Expressing wishes, desires, emotions, a complaint; understanding tasks, a university exchange program; asking height, weight.

Grammar: Passé composé of reflexive verbs; obligation & interdiction; COI "lui, leur"; relative pronouns "qui,que"; conditions with "si".

Phonetics: /R/, /t/, /d/; enchaînement consonantique.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 105 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

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Beginning 106 (SPRING TERM) : 106-A, part 1

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    [classdays] => Wednesday
    [class_hours] => 10
    [startdate] => 03/31/2021
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Wednesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
03/31/2021 to 04/28/2021
Instructor: Monique Myhre

Required: 105 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 11-12.

Communication:  Expressing choices, dissatisfaction, (dis)-agreement, one’s interests; encouraging & reassuring.

Grammar:  Comparisons; COD & COI pronouns ; “y”; review of tenses

Phonetics/p/, /b/ ; enchaînement vocalique ; silent & pronounced “e”; semi-consonants.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 106 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Beginning 106 (SPRING TERM) : 106-A, Part 2

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    [classdays] => Wednesday
    [class_hours] => 10
    [startdate] => 05/05/2021
    [enddate] => 06/02/2021
)
        

Wednesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
05/05/2021 to 06/02/2021
Instructor: Monique Myhre

Required: 105 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 11-12.

Communication:  Expressing choices, dissatisfaction, (dis)-agreement, one’s interests; encouraging & reassuring.

Grammar:  Comparisons; COD & COI pronouns ; “y”; review of tenses

Phonetics/p/, /b/ ; enchaînement vocalique ; silent & pronounced “e”; semi-consonants.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 106 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

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Parking Information

Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot B at SW 18th and SW Columbia. Please obtain a parking pass from the office.

After 6 pm weekdays, students may park in the Willamette Dental lot at SW 20th and SW Jefferson as available.

Office Hours

The Alliance office is virtual
during the COVID pandemic.
Contact us at info@afportland.org.
Call 503.223.8388 from 12-3pm,
Monday through Friday, or leave
a message anytime.

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