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 at Kamm House begin the week of March 15.

Rachele Avolio

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Rachele holds a B.A. in French and a Master of Arts in Teaching French as a foreign language from Portland State University, and has taught in Oregon universities and public schools. Before her teaching career, Rachele spent fourteen years in France, where she raised her two children and worked for a baker’s yeast company in Marcq en Baroeul near the Belgian border.

Beginning 102 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 102-B, Part 1

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Thursdays at 6:00-8:00pm
04/01/2021 to 04/29/2021
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

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

Chapters 3-4.

Communication: Sharing one’s likes, dislikes; ordering in a restaurant; food & clothing shopping; reading a recipe; discussing the weather. 

Grammar: Singular/plural of nouns; adjective gender/number; partitive article ; pronoun « en »; futur proche/passé récent; verbs: “payer, acheter, faire, manger,venir”. 

Phonetics: Final consonants & final “e”; élision, liaison.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive as well.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 102 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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

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Beginning 102 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 102-B, Part 2

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Thursdays at 6:00-8:00pm
05/06/2021 to 06/03/2021
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

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

Chapters 3-4.

Communication: Sharing one’s likes, dislikes; ordering in a restaurant; food & clothing shopping; reading a recipe; discussing the weather. 

Grammar: Singular/plural of nouns; adjective gender/number; partitive article ; pronoun « en »; futur proche/passé récent; verbs: “payer, acheter, faire, manger,venir”. 

Phonetics: Final consonants & final “e”; élision, liaison.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive as well.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 102 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.


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

More information »

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Beginning 103 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 103-C, Part 1

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Saturdays at 9:00-11:00am
04/03/2021 to 05/01/2021
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

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

Chapters 5-6.

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/.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive book as well.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 103 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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

More information »

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Beginning 103 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 103-C, Part 2

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Saturdays at 9:00-11:00am
05/08/2021 to 06/05/2021
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

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

Chapters 5-6.

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/.

In addition to Edito, this class now uses Grammaire Progressive book as well.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 103 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

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

More information »

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Beginning French 101 Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 101-A, Part 1

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Mondays at 6:00-8:00pm
03/29/2021 to 04/26/2021
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

Required: none. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Chapters 0 through 2.

Communication: Greetings; introducing oneself and others; understanding phone calls, contact details; providing  personal information; finding one’s way; taking public transportation; discussing professions, city landmarks, buildings; days, months, seasons; counting.

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

Phonetics: Alphabet; rhythmic groups; intonation.

Learning materials for this class: Edito A1 méthode and Grammaire progressive du français. Email office for shipping.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 101 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR 101 PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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

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Beginning French 101 Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 101-A, Part 2

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    [enddate] => 05/31/2021
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Mondays at 6:00-8:00pm
05/03/2021 to 05/31/2021
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

Required: none. Prepare for CECR A1 level.

Chapters 0 through 2.

Communication: Greetings; introducing oneself and others; understanding phone calls, contact details; providing  personal information; finding one’s way; taking public transportation; discussing professions, city landmarks, buildings; days, months, seasons; counting.

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

Phonetics: Alphabet; rhythmic groups; intonation.

Learning materials for this class: Edito A1 méthode and Grammaire progressive du français. Email office for shipping.  

THIS IS PART 2 OF 101 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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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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