Advanced Edito (WINTER TERM) : EDA-B2:9/10

Fridays at 10-12:15pm
01/10/2020 to 03/13/2020
Instructor: Lucie Bonvalet

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

Description: Advanced Edito is a method geared toward adults wishing to gain mastery of CECR level B2. 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 are used for several terms.

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Art-ADV: Materials in Art (WINTER TERM) : ART-ADV

Tuesdays at 10-12:15pm
01/07/2020 to 02/04/2020
Instructor: Elene Zedginidze

Required: B1 or equiv.

Description: Come practice your French and talk about art, whether you’re an expert or just curious. Learn about practical aspects of art; how materials influence both form and content of an artwork; what each one of them brings to the creative process and the finished work; how materials influence an artist’s work and the viewer’s perception. This class is focused on conversation and exchanges between students.

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Actualité - Culture (WINTER TERM) : ActuCult

Mondays at 6:15-8:30pm
01/06/2020 to 03/09/2020
Instructor: Emmanuel Laurin

Required: Edito B2 or equiv. Prepare for CECR  B2/C1 level.

Description: Ce cours d’actualité se concentrera sur le monde francophone : lecture, écoute, compréhension et discussions sur de récents événements politiques, culturels, sociologiques et environnementaux.

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Grammaire En Dialogues - Part 2 (WINTER TERM) : GRAM

Tuesdays at 1:30pm-3:45pm
01/07/2020 to 03/10/2020
Instructor: Emmanuel Laurin

Required: Edito B1 or equiv.

DescriptionConverse and discuss practical themes and situations while focusing on a different grammar lesson each week. Exercises and student dialogs will reinforce each lesson.

This is Part 2 of the fall session class, with no requirement to have studied Part 1.

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Littérature intermédiaire (WINTER TERM) : LIT-INT

Wednesdays at 10-12:15pm
01/08/2020 to 03/11/2020
Instructor: Marie-Pierre Wolfe

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

DescriptionYou will delight in Véronique de Bure’s latest fiction novel : Un Clafoutis aux tomates cerises, described by critics as « du bonheur en mots ! » Spend twelve months in the Auvergne countryside in the company of ninety-year-old Parisian, Jeanne :  the portrait of an enchanting woman who makes us actually want to grow old.

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Danse & Culture : DANSE-CULT

Tuesdays at 10-12:15pm
10/22/2019 to 11/23/2019
Instructor:

 

Required: B1 or equiv.

Description: This seminar offers a multifaceted look at dance from its French origins through its development in the 20th century, including visual arts and the role of the French state.

Following a celebrated seminar in partnership with PAM, we will next honor dance in partnership with White Bird as they present France's National Center for Contemporary Dance/Angers, under the direction of former Cunningham dancer Robert Swinston. For the last session of the seminar, students will attend CNDC-Angers' performance of two masterworks by the legendary Merce Cunningham: “Biped” and “Beach Birds” at the Newmark Theatre. (Ticket price included in seminar tuition.)

Each session will be led by a different, specialized instructor.

Seminar Dates:

Tuesday October 22, 10am-12:15pm, The Role of Visual Arts in Live Performance - Elene Zedginidze

Tuesday October 29, 10am-12:15pm, French Ministry of Culture and Its Impact on the Arts and Audiences - Emmanuel Laurin

Tuesday November 5, 10am-12:15pm, Historical Look at French Ballet, Miss Ella

Tuesday November 12, 10am-12:15pm, Modern Dance in the Western World - Céline Bouly

Saturday November 23, 6:30pm pre-show class gathering (show starts at 7:30pm), A special performance of Cunningham masterworks Biped and Beach Bird - Newmark Theater

No homework will be assigned for this class.

This seminar will welcome up to 20 participants.

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Parking Information

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