Linda Blanchette

Linda holds a Bachelor of Arts in French and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Policy with a focus on teaching adults. She has taught French and English as a Second Language both abroad and in Oregon universities and community colleges. She also spent two years in France and four years in Egypt teaching French and English as a Second Language.

 

Beginning 105 (WINTER TERM) : 105-C

Saturdays at 10-12:15pm
01/11/2020 to 03/14/2020
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

Required: 104 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A2 level.

Communication: Understanding an on-line reservation site, road safety rules; expressing preference, hesitation, emotion; lodging a complaint; writing a formal email, postcard; discussing weight, size, health.

Grammar: comparisons ; imparfait tense ; passé composé with être/ reflexive verbs ; verbs : choisir, partir, falloir, devoir. 

Phonetics: Enchaînement consonantique ;/k/-/g/, /ʃ /-/ ʒ/.

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Conversation, Pronunciation, Review - CPR (WINTER TERM) : 206-A

Class full, out of stock

Thursdays at 6:15-8:30pm
01/09/2020 to 03/12/2020
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

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

Conversation: Daily life, the city, food, fashion, the arts, and current events.

Pronunciation: Includes: the nasal vowels, intonation, /ø/, /o/; /ks/, /gz/; /j/ /w/

Review: Passé composé and imparfait, plus-que-parfait, subjunctive, prepositions, conditional and hypothesis, pronouns.

Note: CPR206 - Comprehension, Pronunciation, Review. This class has been designed as a juncture between the 200 and the Edito levels. It is perfect for those who want to build strong conversational and pronunciation skills and review some grammar before moving on to the next textbook (Edito B1). This class is also a great choice for students currently enrolled in 205/Edito B1 who are interested in attending class twice a week and, in augmenting their textbook-based class with a course focusing on conversation and pronunciation.

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Intermediate Saison 203 (WINTER TERM) : 203-A

Tuesdays at 6:15-8:30pm
01/07/2020 to 03/10/2020
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

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

Communication: 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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Les Pronoms - A1+ Level : Pronoms-A

Fridays at 10am-12pm
12/06/2019 to 12/06/2019
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

Take a close look at the pronouns you have learned so far, and practice through oral and written exercises. Review your subject, stress and object pronouns.

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Les Pronoms - B1/B2 Level : Pronoms-C

Wednesdays at 10am-12pm
12/04/2019 to 12/04/2019
Instructor: Linda Blanchette

Subject -, stress -, direct and indirect object pronouns, “y” and “en” – all await you during this essential workshop.  Study and practice through oral and written exercises.

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