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.

Rebecca Raitses

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Rebecca is a PhD candidate in French and holds two Masters degrees in French (an MA from Hunter College and an MPhil from the Graduate Center, CUNY). She has studied at the Sorbonne Nouvelle and has worked on organic farms in France. She taught French at Hunter College for three years and, in addition to the Alliance Française, is also currently Associate Faculty of French at City University of Seattle.

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

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Wednesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
03/31/2021 to 04/28/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

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-A, Part 2

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Wednesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
05/05/2021 to 06/02/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

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 105 - Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : 105-B, Part 1

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
04/01/2021 to 04/29/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

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 1 OF 105 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 105 - Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : 105-B, Part 2

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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
05/06/2021 to 06/03/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

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.

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

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Civilisation de la francophonie B1/B2- Part 1 (SPRING TERM) : Civilisation B1/B2- Part 1

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Fridays at 10:00am-12:00pm
04/02/2021 to 04/30/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

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

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 206 is required. If you haven’t completed Edito 206, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

Learning materials for this class: Civilisation progressive de la francophonie. Email office for shipping.

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 B1/B2- Part 2 (SPRING TERM) : Civilisation B1/B2- Part 2

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Fridays at 10:00am-12:00pm
05/07/2021 to 06/04/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

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

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 206 is required. If you haven’t completed Edito 206, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

Learning materials for this class: Civilisation progressive de la francophonie intermédiaire. Email the office for shipping.

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.

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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