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.  Learning Material pick-up dates: December 11-14, 17, 22, 30 from 11:00am-1:00pm. 

Marie-Pierre Wolfe

Marie-Pierre is originally from Lyon and was one of the founders of the French Elementary School program of the Eugene 4-J public school district, She served as a school principal in France before returning to the US where she enjoys teaching at the Alliance in addition to being an adjunct professor at the University of Washington in Vancouver. Marie-Pierre has been with the Alliance since 2008.

Advanced Edito - Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : Edito B2 - Chap 3, Part 1

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
01/07/2021 to 02/04/2021
Instructor: Marie-Pierre Wolfe

Required: Edito B1 or equiv. Prepare for CECR B2 level.

Description: Edito is for students wishing to master the B2 level. A variety of societal and cultural themes are presented throughout the book using authentic documents (articles, video and audio clips), including arts & culture, the media, travel, history, the environment, the working world, and more.  Edito classes cover different thematic units and can be taken in any sequence.

THIS IS PART 1 OF EDITO B2 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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

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Advanced Edito - Part 2 (FALL TERM) : Edito B2 - Chap 4, Part 2

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
02/11/2021 to 03/11/2021
Instructor: Marie-Pierre Wolfe

Required: Edito B1 or equiv. Prepare for CECR B2 level.

Description: Edito is for students wishing to master the B2 level. A variety of societal and cultural themes are presented throughout the book using authentic documents (articles, video and audio clips), including arts & culture, the media, travel, history, the environment, the working world, and more.  Edito classes cover different thematic units and can be taken in any sequence.

THIS IS PART 2 OF EDITO B2 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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Civilisation de la francophonie A2- Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : Civilisation A2- Part 1

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Saturdays at 1:30-3:30pm
01/09/2021 to 02/06/2021
Instructor: Marie-Pierre Wolfe

Required: Edito Edito 106 or equiv.

Description: Curious about the rest of the francophone world? Take a break from core classes and put your French skills to work while improving your reading and communication. Through the text, Civilisation progressive de la francophonie, learn about the diversity and richness of societies outside of France; the culture and civilization, traditional dances, food, transportation and more. This class is ideally suited to reinforce the skills acquired throughout  A1/A2 level classes. Completion of 106 is required. If you haven’t completed Edito 106, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

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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Civilisation de la francophonie A2- Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : Civilisation A2- Part 2

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Saturdays at 1:30-3:30pm
02/13/2021 to 03/13/2021
Instructor: Marie-Pierre Wolfe

Required: Edito Edito 106 or equiv.

Description: Curious about the rest of the francophone world? Take a break from core classes and put your French skills to work while improving your reading and communication. Through the text, Civilisation progressive de la francophonie, learn about the diversity and richness of societies outside of France; the culture and civilization, traditional dances, food, transportation and more. This class is ideally suited to reinforce the skills acquired throughout  A1/A2 level classes. Completion of 106 is required. If you haven’t completed Edito 106, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

This is part 2 this class. You do not have to take part 1 in order to sign up for part 2.

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

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Littérature B1/B2 - Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : LITERATURE 1

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Wednesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
01/06/2021 to 02/03/2021
Instructor: Marie-Pierre Wolfe

Required: Edito B1 or equiv. Prepare for CECR B1/B2 level.

Description: Ce cours étudiera le livre “Le Testament Français” par Andreï Makine. Publié le 6 septembre 1995 au Mercure de France et il a reçu la même année le prix Goncourt, le prix des lycéens, et le prix Médicis.

Synopsis: Charlotte, une femme d’origine française émigrée en Sibérie avec sa mère entre les deux guerres, raconte à son petit-fils Aliocha le Paris et la France de son enfance où elle a grandi. Cette France devient pour Aliocha une véritable Atlantide. Cette sensibilité Franco-russe l’enrichira, l’élèvera et le poussera vers la France.

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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Littérature B1/B2 - Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : LITERATURE 2

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Wednesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
02/10/2021 to 03/10/2021
Instructor: Marie-Pierre Wolfe

Required: Edito B1 or equiv. Prepare for CECR B1/B2 level.

Description: Ce cours étudiera le livre “Le Testament Français” par Andreï Makine. Publié le 6 septembre 1995 au Mercure de France et il a reçu la même année le prix Goncourt, le prix des lycéens, et le prix Médicis.

Synopsis: Charlotte, une femme d’origine française émigrée en Sibérie avec sa mère entre les deux guerres, raconte à son petit-fils Aliocha le Paris et la France de son enfance où elle a grandi. Cette France devient pour Aliocha une véritable Atlantide. Cette sensibilité Franco-russe l’enrichira, l’élèvera et le poussera vers la France.

This is part 2 this class. You do not have to take part 1 in order to sign up for part 2.

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

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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.

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during the COVID pandemic.
Contact us at info@afportland.org.
Call 503.223.8388 from 12-3pm,
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