Céline hails from Lorraine (North East of the France) and has been teaching in Grenoble (after moving from her natal county to live in her husband’s city) and abroad for most of her adult life. She has her Master's in Teaching French as a Foreign Language (Master FLE) from the University of Grenoble as well as a Master's in Modern Literature from University of Nancy. Céline is also a trainer for the beginner teachers. Céline taught for three years at the French American School in Seattle and it is her second year in Portland where she is a French teacher at the French American School. It has been a long time that Céline wanted to join the Alliance Française community and she is glad to be one of the teacher this year.
Thursdays at 6:15-8:30pm
01/10/2019 to 03/14/2019
Instructor: Céline Berruyer
Required: none. Prepare for CECR A1 level.
Communication: Greetings; introducing oneself and others; understanding phone calls, contact details; providing personal information; discussing seasons, months, days of the week, dates; sharing one’s likes, dislikes; counting 0 – 100.
Grammar: Definite articles “le, la, les”; adjectives of nationality; negation “ne…pas”; prepositions before cities/countries; verbs: “avoir, s’appeler, être”.
Phonetics: Alphabet; rhythmic groups; word stress.