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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 as we are not taking calls.

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 106.A - Part 1 (FALL TERM) : 106.A.1

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Mondays at 3:30-5:45pm
09/13/2021 to 10/11/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

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.

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

THIS IS PART 1 OF 106 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 106.A - PART 2 (FALL TERM) : 106-A.2

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Mondays at 3:30-5:45pm
10/18/2021 to 11/15/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

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.

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

THIS IS PART 2 OF 106 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 ACC.1

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Thursdays at 6:00-8:00pm
09/16/2021 to 10/14/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

This is a beginning French class designed for highly motivated language learners and/or those who have taken French in the past or had some exposure and need to cover the basics. The class combines True Beginner 101 and Beginner 102 into one term, by selectively exposing students to the necessary content to continue with confidence into Beginner 103.

Learning materials for this class: Edito A1 méthode et cahier. Email office for shipping. 

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

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

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

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Thursdays at 6:00-8:00pm
10/21/2021 to 11/18/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

This is a beginning French class designed for highly motivated language learners and/or those who have taken French in the past or had some exposure and need to cover the basics. The class combines True Beginner 101 and Beginner 102 into one term, by selectively exposing students to the necessary content to continue with confidence into Beginner 103.

Learning materials for this class: Edito A1 méthode et cahier. Email office for shipping. 

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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Beginning French 103/104 ACC, Part 1 (FALL TERM) : 103-104 ACC.1

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Tuesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
09/14/2021 to 10/12/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

This is a fast-paced classed offering an opportunity to advance into beginning level twice as fast as a regular class. The class combines beginning 103 and 104 into one term, by selectively exposing students to the necessary content to continue with confidence into Beginner 105.

Learning materials for this class: Edito A1 méthode et cahier. Email office for shipping. 

THIS IS PART 1 OF 103-104 ACCELERATED CLASS. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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

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Beginning French 103/104 ACC, Part 2 (FALL TERM) : 103-104 ACC.2

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Tuesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
10/19/2021 to 11/16/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

This is a fast-paced classed offering an opportunity to advance into beginning level twice as fast as a regular class. The class combines beginning 103 and 104 into one term, by selectively exposing students to the necessary content to continue with confidence into Beginner 105.

Learning materials for this class: Edito A1 méthode et cahier. Email office for shipping. 

THIS IS PART 1 OF 103-104 ACCELERATED CLASS. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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

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Grammaire en dialogues Beginner.B, Part 1 (FALL TERM) : Gram.beg.B.1

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Thursdays at 1:00-3:00pm
09/16/2021 to 10/14/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: Edito103-205

Description: This class will teach you grammar through everyday life situations using current spoken French. Converse and discuss practical themes and situations while focusing on a different beginning grammar lesson each week. Exercises and student dialogs will reinforce each lesson.

This is part 1 (5-week long) of this 2-part class. You may sign up for part 2 (5 week-long) now to secure your spot.

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

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Grammaire en dialogues Beginner.B, Part 2 (FALL TERM) : Gram.beg.B.2

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Thursdays at 1:00-3:00pm
10/21/2021 to 11/18/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Required: Edito103-205

Description: IN PERSON This class will teach you grammar through everyday life situations using current spoken French. Converse and discuss practical themes and situations while focusing on a different beginning grammar lesson each week. Exercises and student dialogs will reinforce each lesson.

This is part 1 (5-week long) of this 2-part class. You may sign up for part 2 (5 week-long) now to secure your spot.

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

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Kick-Start French - Beginner - A1 : Kick-Start_French_A1_

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Tuesday through Fridays at 5:00-7:30pm
08/31/2021 to 09/03/2021
Instructor: Ivy Mills

Get a head start on the next level, have an in-depth review and practice during the three-week break between Summer and Fall term! Kick-start French Program is a 4-day intensive brush-up class (2.5 hours per day with two short beaks) offered for A1+, A2 and B1 level students. Each class will focus on grammar, vocabulary and conversation skills. Note that this is not a repeat of spring program.

Beginning students (A1, 103-106)

Students will review major regular and irregular verb conjugations in the present tense, as well as the near future and past tense through games, interactive activities, and discussions of their origins, hobbies, routines, and travel, education, and professional experiences.

Tuesday through Friday, August 31 - September 3, 5-7:30pm.

PRE-REQUISITES: EDITO 102 OR HIGHER. If you are not sure about your level, please contact the office at info@afportland.org for evaluation.

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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.
No calls, please email us at
info@afportland.org.


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