Important Announcement

All group and private classes are taught online. The Alliance office is virtual, and Kamm House is open only by appointment. Please contact us at info@afportland.org.

Book pickup dates: 11am to 2pm Tuesday 8/18, 8/25, 9/1, 9/8. Last chance Saturday 9/12, 11am to 2pm.

Ivy Mills

Ivy holds a Bachelor’s degree in French and Psychology from the University of Vermont and a Master’s degree in French with a focus on second language acquisition and early French literature from Portland State University. Passionate about the French language from a young age, Ivy spent time living and studying in France both during high school in the town of Laval, and during her undergraduate program attending the Université Grenoble Alpes for FLE, literature and art history. Before moving to Portland in 2018, she taught group and private music lessons to children in Vermont. Ivy has experience working with learners of all ages and enjoys incorporating music and humor into her lessons.

Beginning 103 - Part 1 (FALL TERM) : 103-A.1

Tuesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
09/15/2020 to 10/13/2020
Instructor: Ivy Mills

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

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/.

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 (FALL TERM) : 103-A.2

Tuesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
10/20/2020 to 11/17/2020
Instructor: Ivy Mills

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

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/.

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 French 101 Part 1 (FALL TERM) : 101-B.1

Wednesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
09/16/2020 to 10/14/2020
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: none. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Communication: Greetings; introducing oneself and others; understanding phone calls, contact details; providing  personal information; finding one’s way; taking public transportation; discussing professions, city landmarks, buildings; days, months, seasons; counting.

Grammar: Definite articles “le, la, les”; adjectives of nationality; negation “ne…pas”; prepositions before cities/countries; verbs: “avoir, s’appeler, être, aller, prendre, descendre ».

Phonetics: Alphabet; rhythmic groups; intonation.

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

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Beginning French 101 Part 1 (FALL TERM) : 101-D.1

Saturdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
09/19/2020 to 10/17/2020
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: none. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Communication: Greetings; introducing oneself and others; understanding phone calls, contact details; providing  personal information; finding one’s way; taking public transportation; discussing professions, city landmarks, buildings; days, months, seasons; counting.

Grammar: Definite articles “le, la, les”; adjectives of nationality; negation “ne…pas”; prepositions before cities/countries; verbs: “avoir, s’appeler, être, aller, prendre, descendre ».

Phonetics: Alphabet; rhythmic groups; intonation.

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

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

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Beginning French 101 Part 2 (FALL TERM) : 101-B.2

Wednesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
10/21/2020 to 11/18/2020
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: none. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Communication: Greetings; introducing oneself and others; understanding phone calls, contact details; providing  personal information; finding one’s way; taking public transportation; discussing professions, city landmarks, buildings; days, months, seasons; counting.

Grammar: Definite articles “le, la, les”; adjectives of nationality; negation “ne…pas”; prepositions before cities/countries; verbs: “avoir, s’appeler, être, aller, prendre, descendre ».

Phonetics: Alphabet; rhythmic groups; intonation.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 101 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 French 101 Part 2 (FALL TERM) : 101-D.2

Saturdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
10/24/2020 to 11/21/2020
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: none. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Communication: Greetings; introducing oneself and others; understanding phone calls, contact details; providing  personal information; finding one’s way; taking public transportation; discussing professions, city landmarks, buildings; days, months, seasons; counting.

Grammar: Definite articles “le, la, les”; adjectives of nationality; negation “ne…pas”; prepositions before cities/countries; verbs: “avoir, s’appeler, être, aller, prendre, descendre ».

Phonetics: Alphabet; rhythmic groups; intonation.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 101 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 French 101/102 ACC - Part 1 (FALL TERM) : 101-102-A.1

Tuesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
09/15/2020 to 10/13/2020
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: none. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Description: This accelerated class covers the 101 coursework in only 5 weeks.

Communication: Greetings; introducing oneself and others; understanding phone calls, contact details; providing personal information; finding one’s way; taking public transportation; discussing professions, city landmarks, buildings; days, months, seasons; counting.

Grammar: Definite articles “le, la, les”; adjectives of nationality; negation “ne…pas”; prepositions before cities/countries; verbs: “avoir, s’appeler, être, aller, prendre, descendre".

Phonetics: Alphabet; rhythmic groups; intonation.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 101-102 ACCELERATED CLASS. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Beginning French 101/102 ACC - Part 2 (FALL TERM) : 101-102-A.2

Tuesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
10/20/2020 to 11/17/2020
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: none. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Description: This accelerated class covers the 102 coursework in only 5 weeks.

Communication: Greetings; introducing oneself and others; understanding phone calls, contact details; providing personal information; finding one’s way; taking public transportation; discussing professions, city landmarks, buildings; days, months, seasons; counting.

Grammar: Definite articles “le, la, les”; adjectives of nationality; negation “ne…pas”; prepositions before cities/countries; verbs: “avoir, s’appeler, être, aller, prendre, descendre".

Phonetics: Alphabet; rhythmic groups; intonation.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 101-102 CLASS. 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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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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