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  • The Art of Writing in French, Advanced- Part 2 (WINTER TERM)

This class is currently full or sold out. However, if enough people sign up for the waitlist, we can create a second class to accommodate them. Please fill out the form below to be added to the list.

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The Art of Writing in French, Advanced- Part 2 (WINTER TERM) [Writing Adv 2]



Required: CPR206 (preferred)/205 or equiv.

Description: Quoique or quoi que? When do you need agreement with the past participle? Find out answers to these questions and more in this course designed for advanced learners. Writing in French can be challenging even at the highest level. Classes will be focused on learning the nuances of French orthography and perfecting strategies for communicating in written French.

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

Additional Options

Alliance Française Membership
Orthographe progressive du francais - Niveau avancé


Instructor: Melody Pao

Melody Pao

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.

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.
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Call 503.223.8388 from 12-3pm,
Monday through Friday, or leave
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