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

Wednesdays at 1-3:15pm
01/09/2019 to 03/13/2019
Instructor: Jack Seiber

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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Perfecting through Edito B1 : ED-A:5

Wednesdays at 6:15-8:30pm
01/09/2019 to 03/13/2019
Instructor: Francine Martinie Chough

Required: 206 or equiv. Prepare for CECR B1 level.

Description: Edito is a method geared toward adults and mature adolescents wishing to gain mastery of CECR level B1. A variety of societal and cultural themes are presented throughout the book using authentic documents (articles, video and audio clips), including the media, arts & culture, travel, history, the environment, the working world, and more. Edito classes can be taken in any sequence; thus the books (text and exercise book) are used for several terms. Each Edito class covers a different thematic unit. 

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Perfecting through Edito B1 : ED-B:3

Fridays at 10-12:15pm
01/11/2019 to 03/15/2019
Instructor: Linda Fuchs

Required: 206 or equiv. Prepare for CECR B1 level.

Description: Edito is a method geared toward adults and mature adolescents wishing to gain mastery of CECR level B1. A variety of societal and cultural themes are presented throughout the book using authentic documents (articles, video and audio clips), including the media, arts & culture, travel, history, the environment, the working world, and more. Edito classes can be taken in any sequence; thus the books (text and exercise book) are used for several terms. Each Edito class covers a different thematic unit.

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Le FLE par Textes : TXT FLE-4

Mondays at 6:15-8:30pm
01/07/2019 to 03/11/2019
Instructor: Nathalie Gerts

Required: Edito B1 or equiv. Prepare for CECR B1/B2 level.

DescriptionThis course is based on the reading and discussion of celebrated authors, playwrights, singers and poets, both classic and contemporary. Written expression, listening comprehension and grammar review are all central to the goal of this class: improving students’ language skills through texts.

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Art-ADV-B: Onsite at PAM : ART-ADV-B

Tuesdays at 10-12:15pm
02/12/2019 to 03/12/2019
Instructor: Elene Zedginidze

Required: B1 or equiv.

Description: Bring your walking shoes and notebooks for five weeks of Advanced art critique and Portland Art Museum visits. This class will enrich your vocabulary and improve your communication skills through close observation of artworks and slow looking. During each museum visit, students will have the opportunity to present individual critiques or share as a group. The first class will be held in the Kamm House; the following four will meet at the PAM.

***There will be two Advanced art critique courses offered this session: each one is a separate entity, with different themes.  Students may register for one or both.

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Art INT: Onsite at PAM : ART-INT

Thursdays at 10-12:15pm
01/10/2019 to 02/07/2019
Instructor: Elene Zedginidze

Required: Saison A2 or equiv.

Description: Bring your walking shoes and notebooks for five weeks of Intermediate art critique and Portland Art Museum visits. This class will enrich your vocabulary and improve your communication skills through close observation of artworks and slow looking. During each museum visit, students will have the opportunity to present individual critiques or share as a group. The first class will be held in the Kamm House; the following four will meet at the PAM.

 

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Musique : MUS-A

Mondays at 6:15-8:30pm
01/07/2019 to 02/04/2019
Instructor: Eric John Kaiser

Required: Edito B1 or equiv. Prepare for CECR B1/B2 level.

DescriptionDiscover and learn more about French popular music, "La chanson française", including French hip hop and the bridges that exist between American and French music. Parisian singer songwriter EricJohnKaiser will perform songs for you in class from iconic French singer songwriters, as well as discuss lyrics, life histories and how France’s rich culture has flourished with this music.

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Cuisine : Cuisine

Thursdays at 3:30-5:45pm
01/10/2019 to 03/14/2019
Instructor: Francine Martinie Chough

Required: Saison A2 or equiv.

Description: This course is for gourmets and gourmands alike. French gastronomy has been designated by UNESCO as a part of “world intangible heritage,” and as such deserves close study and appreciation. Students will learn about culinary traditions, customs and etiquette through weekly readings, recipes and presentations by the instructor and students. No requirement to have studied the first part of this series Cuisine 1, offered last spring.

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Régions : REG

Wednesdays at 10-12:15pm
01/09/2019 to 03/13/2019
Instructor: Marie-Pierre Wolfe

Required: Edito B1 or equiv. Prepare for CECR B1/B2 level.

Description: Faites vos valises! Visit each week a different region of France while studying images, videos, articles and literary extracts. Students will choose from a variety of topics to give presentations in class.

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Art-ADV-A: Onsite at PAM : ART-ADV-A

Tuesdays at 10-12:15pm
01/08/2019 to 02/05/2019
Instructor: Elene Zedginidze

Required: B1 or equiv.

Description: Bring your walking shoes and notebooks for five weeks of Advanced art critique and Portland Art Museum visits. This class will enrich your vocabulary and improve your communication skills through close observation of artworks and slow looking. During each museum visit, students will have the opportunity to present individual critiques or share as a group. The first class will be held in the Kamm House; the following four will meet at the PAM.

***There will be two Advanced art critique courses offered this session: each one is a separate entity, with different themes.  Students may register for one or both.

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Parking Information

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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