Benedicte McAlpine

Bénédicte is an experienced teacher from France and a specialist in second-language acquisition methods. She has a Master's Degree in communication from Paris, and is also interested in teaching French through arts.

Conversation, Pronunciation, Review - CPR (FALL TERM) : 206-A

Thursdays at 10-12:15pm
09/12/2019 to 11/14/2019
Instructor: Benedicte McAlpine

Required: 205 or equiv.. Prepare for CECR B1 level.

Conversation: Daily life, the city, food, fashion, the arts, and current events.

Pronunciation: Includes: the nasal vowels, intonation, /ø/, /o/; /ks/, /gz/; /j/ /w/

Review: Passé composé and imparfait, plus-que-parfait, subjunctive, prepositions, conditional and hypothesis, pronouns.

Note: CPR206 - Comprehension, Pronunciation, Review. This class has been designed as a juncture between the 200 and the Edito levels. It is perfect for those who want to build strong conversational and pronunciation skills and review some grammar before moving on to the next textbook (Edito B1). This class is also a great choice for students currently enrolled in 205/Edito B1 who are interested in attending class twice a week and, in augmenting their textbook-based class with a course focusing on conversation and pronunciation.

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Intermediate Saison 204 (FALL TERM) : 204-A

Tuesdays at 10-12:15pm
09/10/2019 to 11/19/2019
Instructor: Benedicte McAlpine

Required: 203 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2/B1 level.

Communication: Describing changes; discussing an outing; inquiring about an exhibit; proposing and reacting to a proposal/invitation; expressing feelings, disagreement; commenting/expressing opinions.

Grammar: Placement of adjectives; the subjunctive; simple vs. near future; ne…que and seulement; “si” hypotheses;  adverbs; indefinite  determiners (aucun, chaque…).

Phonetics: Liaison; enchaînement vocalique et consonantique; / R /; / ɛ̃  / / ã 

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Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot A 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

Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00
Classes are held until 8:30
Saturday 9:30-1:00
or by appointment

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