Rachele Avolio

Rachele holds a B.A in French and a Master of Arts in Teaching French as a foreign language from Portland State University, and has taught in Oregon universities and public schools. Before her teaching career, Rachele spent fourteen years in France, where she raised her two children and worked for a baker’s yeast company in Marcq en Baroeul near the Belgian border.

Beginning French 101 (SPRING TERM) : 101-C

Tuesdays at 6:15-8:30pm
04/02/2019 to 06/04/2019
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

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.

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Beginning Saison 104 (SPRING TERM) : 104-A

Mondays at 6:15-8:30pm
04/01/2019 to 06/03/2019
Instructor: Rachele Avolio

Required: 103 or equiv. Prepare for CECR A1/A2 level.

Communication: Describing a city, objects; asking for and giving directions; providing details; creating a classified ad; expressing (dis)agreement; obligation/interdiction.

Grammar: Placement of adjectives; prendre, faire; pronoun “y”; prepositions of place; comparisons; imperfect and past perfect tenses; negative imperative; relative pronouns qui/que.

Phonetics: / i / /y / /s / / z / / y / / u / / R / / l /.

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Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot A 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.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00
Classes are held until 8:30
Saturday 9:30-1:00
or by appointment

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