Important Announcement

All group and private classes are taught online until further notice. The Alliance office is 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 103 - Part 1 (FALL TERM) : 103-B.1

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

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/.

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Beginning 103 - Part 2 (FALL TERM) : 103-B.2

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

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.

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Beginning 105 - Part 1 (FALL TERM) : 105-B.1

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
09/17/2020 to 10/15/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 104 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Communication: Expressing wishes, desires, emotions, a complaint; understanding tasks, a university exchange program; asking height, weight.

Grammar: Passé composé of reflexive verbs; obligation & interdiction; COI "lui, leur"; relative pronouns "qui,que"; conditions with "si".

Phonetics: /R/, /t/, /d/; enchaînement consonantique.

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Beginning 105 - Part 2 (FALL TERM) : 105-B.2

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
10/22/2020 to 11/19/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 104 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Communication: Expressing wishes, desires, emotions, a complaint; understanding tasks, a university exchange program; asking height, weight.

Grammar: Passé composé of reflexive verbs; obligation & interdiction; COI "lui, leur"; relative pronouns "qui,que"; conditions with "si".

Phonetics: /R/, /t/, /d/; enchaînement consonantique.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 105 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

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Beginning 106 (FALL TERM) : 106-B.1

Class full, out of stock

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Tuesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
09/15/2020 to 10/13/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 105 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

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.

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Beginning 106 (FALL TERM) : 106-B.2

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

Required: 105 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

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.

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Edito 102 Review : Edito_102

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Wednesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
09/09/2020 to 09/09/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

A comprehensive review of the 102 coursework: ideal for those finishing out the summer term, as well as students getting a head start on fall term.

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Edito 104 Review : Edito_104

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
09/10/2020 to 09/10/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

A comprehensive review of the 104 coursework: ideal for those finishing out the summer term, as well as students getting a head start on fall term.

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Edito 105-B Review : Edito_105_B

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Tuesdays at 6:00-8:00pm
09/08/2020 to 09/08/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

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

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Edito 201 Review : Edito_201

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Mondays at 6:00-8:00pm
09/07/2020 to 09/07/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

A comprehensive review of the 201 coursework: ideal for those finishing out the summer term, as well as students getting a head start on fall term.

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Edito 204 Review : Edito_204

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Thursdays at 6:00-8:00pm
09/10/2020 to 09/10/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

A comprehensive review of the 204 coursework: ideal for those finishing out the summer term, as well as students getting a head start on fall term.

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Essential Everyday French A2/B1 - Part 1 (FALL TERM) : EEF - A2/B1.1

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

Required: Edito A2 or equiv.

Description: This course is all about basic intermediate level communication: conveying an idea, responding and reacting during a conversation, and understanding spoken French.  Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor, following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar.  Everyday, practical situations include: greetings; phone calls; instructions; invitations; proposals; opinions; compliments; congratulations; admiration; surprise.

This is Part 1 of the class.

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Essential Everyday French A2/B1 - Part 2 (FALL TERM) : EEF - A2/B1.2

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

Required: Edito A2 or equiv.

Description: This course is all about basic intermediate level communication: conveying an idea, responding and reacting during a conversation, and understanding spoken French.  Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor, following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar.  Everyday, practical situations include: greetings; phone calls; instructions; invitations; proposals; opinions; compliments; congratulations; admiration; surprise.

This is Part 2 of the class.

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Intermediate 202 (FALL TERM) : 202-A.1

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Mondays at 6:15-8:15pm
09/14/2020 to 10/12/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

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

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 1 OF 202 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Intermediate 202 (FALL TERM) : 202-A.2

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    [startdate] => 10/19/2020
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Mondays at 6:15-8:15pm
10/19/2020 to 11/16/2020
Instructor: Julie Nelson

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

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 205 - Part 1 (FALL TERM) : 205-A.1

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Thursdays at 6:15-8:15pm
09/17/2020 to 10/15/2020
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 (FALL TERM) : 205-A.2

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    [startdate] => 10/22/2020
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Thursdays at 6:15-8:15pm
10/22/2020 to 11/19/2020
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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