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Melody Pao

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A bona fide Francophile, Melody has been in love with the French language and cultures since childhood. She studied French at Wellesley College, holds an MA in French literature from Middlebury College, and more recently completed an MA in Teaching Foreign Language at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey.  She has been teaching adolescents and adults for five years. A true polyglot, she can speak Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, and Italian, in addition to French and English. Prior to teaching, she worked in fundraising and arts administration.

Advanced Edito - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : Edito B2 - Chap 5, Part 1

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Saturdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
04/03/2021 to 05/01/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

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 (SPRING TERM) : Edito B2 - Chap 6, Part 2

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Saturdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
05/08/2021 to 06/05/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

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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Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Bundle of 5 sessions : Lupin

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
04/14/2021 to 05/12/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 1: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 1, in which we first meet Assane Diop, who plans a heist at the Louvre.

Workshop 2: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 2, in which Assane goes to prison to uncover the truth about his father's demise.

Workshop 3: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 3, in which Assane confronts Commissioner Dumont about the past.

Workshop 4: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 4, in which Assane enlists the help of a journalist Fabienne Bériot to bring down Pelligrini.

Workshop 5: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 5, in which Assane travels with his family to Etrétat and the series reaches a spectacular climax.

This workshop is taught over 5 weeks.

Sign up for this bundle of five for $131.25 or drop in on any single class for $28.

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

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Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Session 1 : Lupin S1

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
04/14/2021 to 04/14/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 1: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 1, in which we first meet Assane Diop, who plans a heist at the Louvre.

This is a drop-in option for the first session of the series. You may sign up here for one session only for $28, or choose a bundle of five for $131.25.

This workshop is taught over 5 weeks.

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

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Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Session 2 : Lupin S2

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
04/21/2021 to 04/21/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 2: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 2, in which Assane goes to prison to uncover the truth about his father's demise.

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

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Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Session 3 : Lupin S3

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
04/28/2021 to 04/28/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 3: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 3, in which Assane confronts Commissioner Dumont about the past.

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

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Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Session 4 : Lupin S4

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
05/05/2021 to 05/05/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 4: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 4, in which Assane enlists the help of a journalist Fabienne Bériot to bring down Pelligrini.

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

More information »

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Lupin - FRENCH ON THE GO! - B1/B2 - Session 5 : Lupin S5

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Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm
05/12/2021 to 05/12/2021
Instructor: Melody Pao

Join us to explore the hit series Lupin about a modern-day gentleman thief! During this entertaining series of workshops, we will discuss the plot and themes, learn useful expressions and words, and discover excerpts from the beloved novels by Maurice Leblanc. Please watch the episode prior to attending the workshop.

Workshop 5: In this workshop, we will talk about Chapter 5, in which Assane travels with his family to Etrétat and the series reaches a spectacular climax.

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

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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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