Fall Minis

Mini classes  are a perfect opportunity to keep studying French without a long commitment. Each class targets a specific area or theme. Mini classes are offered in a series of 4 to 6 weeks, 1h30 hours per session, starting the week of October 10.

Below you'll find the details about each series. Scroll all the way down for registration. REGISTRATION CLOSES 24H BEFORE CLASS BEGINS. Contact the office for last minute registration info@afportland.org.

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Grammar For Storytelling

For A2/B1 levels

Learn and review essential grammar concepts through authentic materials, including films, TV series, news reports, excerpts from literary works, songs, poems, and more. Through these examples, you will analyze grammar as a powerful tool for storytelling and have the opportunity to create your own stories. In this dynamic mini class, you will also play interactive games to solidify your understanding of key concepts. The curriculum will be catered to your specific interests and needs as learners of French.

Tuesdays 9am-10:30am
October 11 - November 8
5 weeks

Paris Par Arrondissements

For B1 level and up

Travel to the famed City of Lights from the comfort of your own home! Discover the charming neighborhoods of this beautiful city. In each session, we will explore an arrondissement or quartier and learn about its main attractions, including museums, monuments, parks, recommended restaurants, and more. Your teacher Melody, who lives in Paris, will serve as your enthusiastic tour guide and suggest walking routes.

Mondays 9am-10:30am
October 10 - November 7
5 weeks

Littérature - Lecture Guidée

For B1/B2 levels

Meet your fellow literature buffs, read Tatiana de Rosnay’s “Celestine du bac” and discuss your reading under expert guidance from Marie-Pierre Wolfe. Marie-Pierre will send you a weekly questionnaire to promote in depth understanding of each segment of the book. More about the fall book choice: Lui a dix-huit ans, fils de bonne famille, écrivain en herbe, solitaire et rêveur. Elle est sans âge, sans domicile, abîmée par la vie et l'alcool. Tout les sépare. Pourtant leurs chemins se croisent, rue du Bac, à Paris. Une extraordinaire amitié se noue.

Thursdays 10am-11:30am
October 13 - November 17

Mondays 6pm-7:30pm
October 10 - November 14
6 weeks


Grammaire Et Conversation

For B2/C1 levels

Improve your grammar through engaging conversations and fun activities. The focus of the class is equally on grammar and conversation, with the content adapted to the needs of advanced French speakers who are eager to achieve fluency.

Tuesdays 12:30pm-2pm
October 11 - November 1
4 weeks

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A2/B1

Grammar For Storytelling

Minis
Learn and review essential grammar concepts through authentic materials, including films, TV series, news reports, excerpts from literary works, songs, poems, and more. !
Pace: Regular
B1 - Intermediate

Paris par arrondissements

Minis
Travel to the famed City of Lights from the comfort of your own home!
Pace: Regular
B1/B2

Littérature - lecture guidée

Minis
Meet your fellow literature buffs, read Tatiana de Rosnay’s “Celestine du bac” and discuss your reading under expert guidance from Marie-Pierre Wolfe.
Pace: Regular

Paris par arrondissements

Minis
Travel to the famed City of Lights from the comfort of your own home!
Pace: Regular
B2 - Lower Advanced

Paris par arrondissements

Minis
Travel to the famed City of Lights from the comfort of your own home!
Pace: Regular
B2/C1

Grammaire et conversation

Minis
Improve your grammar through engaging conversations and fun activities.
Pace: Regular

Paris par arrondissements

Minis
Travel to the famed City of Lights from the comfort of your own home!
Pace: Regular



 

PARKING

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.

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