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: December 11-14, 17, 22, 30 from 11:00am-1:00pm. 

Essential Everyday French A1/A2 - Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : EEF A1/A2 Thurs -Part 1

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Thursdays at 6:15-8:15pm
01/07/2021 to 02/04/2021
Instructor: Lisa Rollot

Required: Edito A2 or equiv.

Description: This class is all about basic communication: conveying an idea, responding and reacting during a conversation, and understanding spoken French. Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar. This class is open to students who have successfully completed Edito 104. If you haven’t completed Edito 104, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

This is Part 1 of the class.

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Essential Everyday French A1/A2 - Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : EEF A1/A2 Thurs -Part 2

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Thursdays at 6:15-8:15pm
02/11/2021 to 03/11/2021
Instructor: Lisa Rollot

Required: Edito A2 or equiv.

Description: This class is all about basic communication: conveying an idea, responding and reacting during a conversation, and understanding spoken French. Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar. This class is open to students who have successfully completed Edito 104. If you haven’t completed Edito 104, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

This is Part 2 of the class.

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

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Essential Everyday French A1/A2 - Section 2 - Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : EEF A1/A2 Wed -Part 1

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Wednesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
01/06/2021 to 02/03/2021
Instructor: Lisa Rollot

Required: Edito A2 or equiv.

Description: This class is all about basic communication: conveying an idea, responding and reacting during a conversation, and understanding spoken French. Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar. This class is open to students who have successfully completed Edito 104. If you haven’t completed Edito 104, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

This is Part 1 of the class.

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

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Essential Everyday French A1/A2 - Section 2 - Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : EEF A1/A2 Wed -Part 2

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Wednesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
02/10/2021 to 03/10/2021
Instructor: Lisa Rollot

Required: Edito A2 or equiv.

Description: This class is all about basic communication: conveying an idea, responding and reacting during a conversation, and understanding spoken French. Interaction and exchanges between students are facilitated by the instructor following weekly thematic topics that include essential vocabulary and grammar. This class is open to students who have successfully completed Edito 104. If you haven’t completed Edito 104, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

This is Part 2 of the class.

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

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Civilisation de la francophonie A2- Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : Civilisation A2- Part 1

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Saturdays at 1:30-3:30pm
01/09/2021 to 02/06/2021
Instructor: Marie-Pierre Wolfe

Required: Edito Edito 106 or equiv.

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 106 is required. If you haven’t completed Edito 106, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

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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Civilisation de la francophonie A2- Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : Civilisation A2- Part 2

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Saturdays at 1:30-3:30pm
02/13/2021 to 03/13/2021
Instructor: Marie-Pierre Wolfe

Required: Edito Edito 106 or equiv.

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 106 is required. If you haven’t completed Edito 106, verify your level on our website under, “Find Your Level”.

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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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.

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

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Tuesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
01/05/2021 to 02/02/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

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-B, Part 2

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Tuesdays at 6:15-8:15pm
02/09/2021 to 03/09/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

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.

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

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Intermediate 202 (WINTER TERM) : 202-A, Part 1

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Saturdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
01/09/2021 to 02/06/2021
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

Required: 201 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 3-4.

Communication: Describing, placing & reading ads for lodging; floor plans; expressing joy, intention. 

Grammar: Relative pronouns; comparison of adjectives, adverbs; possessive adjectives; le futur simple; conditions with “si”. 

Phonetics: /ply/-/plys/-/plyz/;  nasal vowels.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 202 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Intermediate 202 (WINTER TERM) : 202-A, Part 2

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Saturdays at 10:00am-12:00pm
02/13/2021 to 03/13/2021
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

Required: 201 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 3-4.

Communication: Describing, placing & reading ads for lodging; floor plans; expressing joy, intention. 

Grammar: Relative pronouns; comparison of adjectives, adverbs; possessive adjectives; le futur simple; conditions with “si”. 

Phonetics: /ply/-/plys/-/plyz/;  nasal vowels.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 202 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

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Intermediate 203 (WINTER TERM) : 203-A, Part 1

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Mondays at 6:15-8:30pm
01/04/2021 to 02/01/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 202 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 5-6.

Communication: Describing/understanding health issues; giving advice; expressing an opinion, agreement, disapproval, dissatisfaction. 

Grammar: Subjunctive mood; pronoun « en »;  « ne…que »; adverbs with « ment ». 

Phonetics: /j/, pronunciation of six/dix.

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Intermediate 203 (WINTER TERM) : 203-A, Part 2

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Mondays at 6:15-8:30pm
02/08/2021 to 03/08/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 202 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Chapters 5-6.

Communication: Describing/understanding health issues; giving advice; expressing an opinion, agreement, disapproval, dissatisfaction. 

Grammar: Subjunctive mood; pronoun « en »;  « ne…que »; adverbs with « ment ». 

Phonetics: /j/, pronunciation of six/dix.

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

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Intermediate 206-A - Part 1 (WINTER TERM) : 206-A.Part 1

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Thursdays at 6:15-8:15pm
01/07/2021 to 02/04/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 205 or equiv.. Prepare for CECR B1 level.

Chapters 11-12.

Communication: Writing a formal letter; speaking about one’s education, training, projects; understanding job offers, CV’s, instructions; expressing concern; reacting to disapproval.

Grammar: Reported speech; emphasis; verbs followed by prepositions; passive voice; past infinitive.

Phonetics: Denasalization; /R/,/l/,/g/.

THIS IS PART 1 OF 206 LEVEL. SIGN UP FOR PART 2 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE LEVEL.

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Intermediate 206-A - Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : 206-A, Part 2

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Thursdays at 6:15-8:15pm
02/11/2021 to 03/11/2021
Instructor: Julie Nelson

Required: 205 or equiv.. Prepare for CECR B1 level.

Chapters 11-12.

Communication: Writing a formal letter; speaking about one’s education, training, projects; understanding job offers, CV’s, instructions; expressing concern; reacting to disapproval.

Grammar: Reported speech; emphasis; verbs followed by prepositions; passive voice; past infinitive.

Phonetics: Denasalization; /R/,/l/,/g/.

THIS IS PART 2 OF 206 LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED PART 1, BEFORE SIGNING UP PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE.

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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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