Laure is originally from the southwestern region of Gers. She holds a Master's in Applied Foreign Languages from the Université Toulouse-le-Mirail and a Master's in Translation Studies from the University of Ottawa, Canada. She is an experienced French and Spanish translator, and has worked at the Alliance Française de Trivandrum, India. Laure also teaches at Lewis and Clark College, and has helped develop a new pedagogical program for French language study at the University of Chicago.
Thursdays at 1:30pm-3:45pm
06/20/2019 to 08/29/2019
Instructor: Laure Dutirou-Mason
Required: 101 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1 level.
Communication: Describing people, lodging, leisure and daily activities; expressing one’s preferences; responding to ads; telling time.
Grammar: Gender and number of nouns/adjectives; possessive adjectives; reflexive verbs; futur proche; quel/quelle…; prepositions of place – dans/chez/sur/sous; on = nous; verbs: "aller, prendre, descendre, payer, faire, acheter, manger".
Phonetics: Plural liaison; /y/, /EU, /E/