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.

Beginning 104 - Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : 104-B, Part 1

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Wednesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
01/06/2021 to 02/03/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 103 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1/A2 level.

Chapters 7-8.

Communication: Daily activities; telling time; describing an object; asking about sizes & prices; arranging an outing; accepting/refusing an invitation; making reservations by phone. 

Grammar: COD pronouns; pronoun « y »; comparison; -IR verbs ; passé composé with être. 

Phonetics: / f /, / v /, / b /, / k /, / g /, / wa /, / w ɛ̃  /.

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

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

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Beginning 104 - Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : 104-B, Part 2

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Wednesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
02/10/2021 to 03/10/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 103 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1/A2 level.

Chapters 7-8.

Communication: Daily activities; telling time; describing an object; asking about sizes & prices; arranging an outing; accepting/refusing an invitation; making reservations by phone. 

Grammar: COD pronouns; pronoun « y »; comparison; -IR verbs ; passé composé with être. 

Phonetics: / f /, / v /, / b /, / k /, / g /, / wa /, / w ɛ̃  /.

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

THIS IS PART 2 OF 104 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 106 (WINTER TERM) : 106-B, Part 1

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
01/07/2021 to 02/04/2021
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.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 106 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Beginning 106 (WINTER TERM) : 106-B, Part 2

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
02/11/2021 to 03/11/2021
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.

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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Edito 103-B Review : Edito_103_B

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Wednesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
12/16/2020 to 12/16/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

A comprehensive review of the 103 coursework: ideal for those finishing out the fall term, as well as students getting a head start on winter term.

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

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Edito 105-B Review : Edito_105_B

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
12/17/2020 to 12/17/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

A comprehensive review of the 105 coursework: ideal for those finishing out the fall term, as well as students getting a head start on winter term.

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

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Edito 106 Review : Edito_106

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Tuesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
12/15/2020 to 12/15/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

A comprehensive review of the 106 coursework: ideal for those finishing out the fall term, as well as students getting a head start on winter term.

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

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Edito 202 Review : Edito_202

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Mondays at 6:15-8:15pm
12/14/2020 to 12/14/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

A comprehensive review of the 202 coursework: ideal for those finishing out the fall term, as well as students getting a head start on winter term.

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

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Edito 205 Review : Edito_205

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Thursdays at 6:15-8:15pm
12/17/2020 to 12/17/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

A comprehensive review of the 205 coursework: ideal for those finishing out the fall term, as well as students getting a head start on winter term.

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

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Essential Everyday French B1 - Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : EEF - B1 TUESDAY Part 1

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Tuesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
01/05/2021 to 02/02/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: Edito A2 or equiv.

Description: This class aims to bring your conversational French to the next level. Learn how native speakers communicate on a day-to-day basis. Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar. This class is open to students who have successfully completed Edito 205. If you haven’t completed Edito 205, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

This is Part 1 of the class.

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Essential Everyday French B1 - Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : EEF - B1 TUESDAY Part 2

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Tuesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
02/09/2021 to 03/09/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: Edito A2 or equiv.

Description: This class aims to bring your conversational French to the next level. Learn how native speakers communicate on a day-to-day basis. Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar. This class is open to students who have successfully completed Edito 205. If you haven’t completed Edito 205, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

This is Part 2 of the class.

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

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Intermediate 201 - Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : 201-B, Part 1

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Tuesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
01/05/2021 to 02/02/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 106 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 1-2.

Communication:  Proposing/accepting/refusing an outing; understanding literary extracts; writing a postcard or posting an on-line commentary; sharing one’s interests, dislikes, origins.

Grammar:  Passé composé with être; imparfait ; negation; « y », « en » ; adjective placement.

Phonetics:  /s/- /z/; la liaison with « en ».

THIS IS PART 1 OF 201 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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

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Intermediate 201 - Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : 201-B, Part 2

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Tuesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
02/09/2021 to 03/09/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 106 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 1-2.

Communication:  Proposing/accepting/refusing an outing; understanding literary extracts; writing a postcard or posting an on-line commentary; sharing one’s interests, dislikes, origins.

Grammar:  Passé composé with être; imparfait ; negation; « y », « en » ; adjective placement.

Phonetics:  /s/- /z/; la liaison with « en ».

THIS IS PART 1 OF 201 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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

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

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Mondays at 6:15-8:30pm
01/04/2021 to 02/01/2021
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 (WINTER TERM) : 203-A, Part 2

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Mondays at 6:15-8:30pm
02/08/2021 to 03/08/2021
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.

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

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Intermediate 206-A - Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : 206-A.Part 1

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Thursdays at 6:15-8:15pm
01/07/2021 to 02/04/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

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

Chapters 11-12.

Communication: Writing a formal letter; speaking about one’s education, training, projects; understanding job offers, CV’s, instructions; expressing concern; reacting to disapproval.

Grammar: Reported speech; emphasis; verbs followed by prepositions; passive voice; past infinitive.

Phonetics: Denasalization; /R/,/l/,/g/.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 206 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Intermediate 206-A - Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : 206-A, Part 2

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Thursdays at 6:15-8:15pm
02/11/2021 to 03/11/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

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

Chapters 11-12.

Communication: Writing a formal letter; speaking about one’s education, training, projects; understanding job offers, CV’s, instructions; expressing concern; reacting to disapproval.

Grammar: Reported speech; emphasis; verbs followed by prepositions; passive voice; past infinitive.

Phonetics: Denasalization; /R/,/l/,/g/.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 206 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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