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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.  

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 103 - Part 1 (SUMMER TERM) : 103-A, Part 1

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Wednesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
06/16/2021 to 07/14/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

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

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Beginning 103 - Part 2 (SUMMER TERM) : 103-A, Part 2

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Wednesdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
07/21/2021 to 08/18/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

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 106 (SUMMER TERM) : 106-B, Part 1

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    [startdate] => 06/17/2021
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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
06/17/2021 to 07/15/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

Required: 105 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 11-12.

Communication:  Expressing choices, dissatisfaction, (dis)-agreement, one’s interests; encouraging & reassuring.

Grammar:  Comparisons; COD & COI pronouns ; “y”; review of tenses

Phonetics/p/, /b/ ; enchaînement vocalique ; silent & pronounced “e”; semi-consonants.

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

THIS IS PART 1 OF 106 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 106 (SUMMER TERM) : 106-B, Part 2

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    [startdate] => 07/22/2021
    [enddate] => 08/19/2021
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Thursdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
07/22/2021 to 08/19/2021
Instructor: Rebecca Raitses

Required: 105 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 11-12.

Communication:  Expressing choices, dissatisfaction, (dis)-agreement, one’s interests; encouraging & reassuring.

Grammar:  Comparisons; COD & COI pronouns ; “y”; review of tenses

Phonetics/p/, /b/ ; enchaînement vocalique ; silent & pronounced “e”; semi-consonants.

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

THIS IS PART 2 OF 106 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 (SUMMER TERM) : Civilisation B1/B2- Part 1

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Fridays at 10:00am-12:00pm
06/18/2021 to 07/16/2021
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 (SUMMER TERM) : Civilisation B1/B2- Part 2

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Fridays at 10:00am-12:00pm
07/23/2021 to 08/20/2021
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

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