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.  

Julie Nelson

Julie received her Bachelor’s degree in French from the University of Oregon and her Master’s in French with a strong focus on second language acquisition and pedagogy from Portland State University. She previously studied FLE and French literature at the Université of Poitiers in France, then spent three years teaching English in Spain. Julie has extensive experience teaching French, Spanish, and ESOL in a variety of contexts to language learners of all ages. She is currently teaching French at PSU and the Alliance Française de Portland in the position of Lead Teacher.

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

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Tuesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
06/15/2021 to 07/13/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

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.

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

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    [startdate] => 07/20/2021
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Tuesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
07/20/2021 to 08/17/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

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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Intermediate 202 (SPRING TERM) : 202-B, Part 2

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Tuesdays at 5:00-7:30pm
05/04/2021 to 06/01/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 201 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 3-4.

Communication: Describing, placing & reading ads for lodging; floor plans; expressing joy, intention. 

Grammar: Relative pronouns; comparison of adjectives, adverbs; possessive adjectives; le futur simple; conditions with “si”. 

Phonetics: /ply/-/plys/-/plyz/;  nasal vowels.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 202 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

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Intermediate 203 (SUMMER TERM) : 203-A, Part 1

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Mondays at 10:00am-12:00pm
06/14/2021 to 07/12/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 202 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 5-6.

Communication: Describing/understanding health issues; giving advice; expressing an opinion, agreement, disapproval, dissatisfaction. 

Grammar: Subjunctive mood; pronoun « en »;  « ne…que »; adverbs with « ment ». 

Phonetics: /j/, pronunciation of six/dix.

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Intermediate 203 (SUMMER TERM) : 203-A, Part 2

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Mondays at 10:00am-12:00pm
07/19/2021 to 08/16/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 202 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 5-6.

Communication: Describing/understanding health issues; giving advice; expressing an opinion, agreement, disapproval, dissatisfaction. 

Grammar: Subjunctive mood; pronoun « en »;  « ne…que »; adverbs with « ment ». 

Phonetics: /j/, pronunciation of six/dix.

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Intermediate 204 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 204-A.2

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Mondays at 6:00-8:00pm
05/03/2021 to 05/31/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

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

Communication: Describing physical characteristics & personality; expressing one’s emotions; creating a proposal; understanding media vocabulary & cartoons; offering positive /negative criticism.

Grammar: Imperative mood with pronouns; subjunctive mood; cause & consequence; lequel; tout/toute…; 

Phonetics: Pronunciation of tout/tous.

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

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Intermediate 205 - Part 1 (SUMMER TERM) : 205-A.1

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Mondays at 6:00-8:00pm
06/14/2021 to 07/12/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 204 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2/B1 level.

Communication: Responding to a classified ad; expressing a wish, desire, indifference; negociating travel and tourist situations.

Grammar: present conditional; gerunds; passé composé vs imparfait; demonstrative pronouns "celui, celle...".

Phonetics: insistence; pronunciation of "e,é, è".

THIS IS PART 1 OF 205 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Intermediate 205 - Part 2 (SUMMER TERM) : 205-A.2

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Mondays at 6:00-8:00pm
07/19/2021 to 08/16/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 204 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2/B1 level.

Communication: Responding to a classified ad; expressing a wish, desire, indifference; negociating travel and tourist situations.

Grammar: present conditional; gerunds; passé composé vs imparfait; demonstrative pronouns "celui, celle...".

Phonetics: insistence; pronunciation of "e,é, è".

THIS IS PART 2 OF 205 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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