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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. 

Nathalie Gerts

Nathalie has a BA in Philosophy and completed studies of French Literature at the Sorbonne (University of Paris). She earned an FLE (Français Langue Etrangère) Teaching Degree from the worldwide headquarters of the Alliance Française in Paris and is also certified by the French National Ministry of Education. Initially a teacher in French elementary schools, she has also enjoyed a career in the tourism industry in Paris and the U.S., and has taught French in the public school system in Oregon as well as Linn-Benton Community College. Nathalie has been teaching at the Alliance since 2004.

Beginning 105 - Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : 105-A, Part 1

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Tuesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
01/05/2021 to 02/02/2021
Instructor: Nathalie Gerts

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

Chapters 9-10.

Communication: Understanding an on-line reservation site, road safety rules; expressing preference, hesitation, emotion; lodging a complaint; writing a formal email, postcard; discussing weight, size, health.

Grammar: comparisons ; imparfait tense ; passé composé with être/ reflexive verbs ; verbs : choisir, partir, falloir, devoir. 

Phonetics: Enchaînement consonantique ;/k/-/g/, /ʃ /-/ ʒ/.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 105 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Beginning 105 - Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : 105-A, Part 2

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Mondays at 6:15-8:15pm
02/09/2021 to 03/09/2021
Instructor: Nathalie Gerts

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

Chapters 9-10.

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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Edito 104-A Review : Edito_104_A

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Tuesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
12/15/2020 to 12/15/2020
Instructor: Nathalie Gerts

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

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

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Mondays at 10:00am-12:00pm
01/04/2021 to 02/01/2021
Instructor: Nathalie Gerts

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.

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

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Mondays at 10:00am-12:00pm
02/08/2021 to 03/08/2021
Instructor: Nathalie Gerts

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 2 OF 201 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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Littérature de la francophonie - Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : LitFran - 1

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Mondays at 6:15-8:15pm
01/04/2021 to 02/01/2021
Instructor: Nathalie Gerts

Required: Edito B2 or equiv. Prepare for CECR C1 level.

Description: Le Cours Littérature de la Francophonie a pour objectif de faire découvrir, comprendre et apprécier de nombreux textes et  d’auteurs francophones. Textes qui seront regroupés sous différents thèmes (Voyage, enfance, exile.) Compréhension écrite/ orale. Expression écrite / orale. Lecture, enrichissement du vocabulaire seront au rendez vous pour ce cours mettant en valeur la richesse de la littérature francophone.

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.

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Littérature de la francophonie - Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : LitFran - 2

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Mondays at 6:15-8:15pm
02/08/2021 to 03/08/2021
Instructor: Nathalie Gerts

Required: Edito B2 or equiv. Prepare for CECR C1 level.

Description: Le Cours Littérature de la Francophonie a pour objectif de faire découvrir, comprendre et apprécier de nombreux textes et  d’auteurs francophones. Textes qui seront regroupés sous différents thèmes (Voyage, enfance, exile.) Compréhension écrite/ orale. Expression écrite / orale. Lecture, enrichissement du vocabulaire seront au rendez vous pour ce cours mettant en valeur la richesse de la littérature francophone.

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

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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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