Linda Blanchette

Linda holds a Bachelor of Arts in French and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Policy with a focus on teaching adults. She has taught French and English as a Second Language both abroad and in Oregon universities and community colleges. She also spent two years in France and four years in Egypt teaching French and English as a Second Language.

 

Beginning 102 (SUMMER TERM) : 102-E

Saturdays at 3pm-5:15pm
06/22/2019 to 08/24/2019
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

Required: 101 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Communication: Describing people, lodging, leisure and daily activities; expressing one’s preferences; responding to ads; telling time.

Grammar: Gender and number of nouns/adjectives; possessive adjectives; reflexive verbs; futur proche; quel/quelle…; prepositions of place – dans/chez/sur/sous; on = nous; verbs: "aller, prendre, descendre, payer, faire, acheter, manger".

Phonetics: Plural liaison; /y/, /EU, /E/

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Beginning 103 (SUMMER TERM) : 103-E

Saturdays at 10-12:15pm
06/22/2019 to 08/24/2019
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

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

Communication:  Describing the weather, clothing, sizes and materials, daily activities; expressing appreciation; proposing/accepting/refusing an outing; telling time; asking a price; making a phone reservation.

Grammar:  Gender, number, placement of adjectives; reflexive verbs; adverbs of frequency; imperative mood; near future; recent past; demonstrative adjectives; verbs: "venir, pouvoir, vouloir".

Phonetics:  Élision; liaison; /i/ -  /u/ -  /y /.

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Beginning French 101 (SUMMER TERM) : 101-B

Wednesdays at 6:15-8:30pm
06/19/2019 to 08/21/2019
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

Required: none. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Communication: Greetings; introducing oneself and others; understanding phone calls, contact details; providing  personal information; discussing seasons, months, days of the week, dates; sharing one’s likes, dislikes; counting  0 – 100.

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

Phonetics: Alphabet; rhythmic groups; word stress.

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Beginning French 101 (SUMMER TERM) : 101-D

Thursdays at 6:15-8:30pm
06/20/2019 to 08/22/2019
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

Required: none. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Communication: Greetings; introducing oneself and others; understanding phone calls, contact details; providing  personal information; discussing seasons, months, days of the week, dates; sharing one’s likes, dislikes; counting  0 – 100.

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

Phonetics: Alphabet; rhythmic groups; word stress.

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Intermediate 201 (SUMMER TERM) : 201-A

Tuesdays at 6:15-8:30pm
06/18/2019 to 08/20/2019
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

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

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 ».

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Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot A 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.

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Classes are held until 8:30
Saturday 9:30-1:00
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