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Thursdays (June 30 - Sept 1), 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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About this Class

Summer is just around the corner and it's time to pack your bags and think about what books you should add to your luggage. Worry not, we have you covered! We have selected five titles, a mix of light, sweet, sunny readings plus a thriller that will keep you on edge! So whether you’re at the beach or next to a pool, with sunscreen and sunglasses of course, take your mind off things, come and chat with us: we are waiting for you!

Summer selection in the order it will be read:
Paper version of the novels can be found at a special rate with our MEP partners. Links to e-book is found below.
1 - Olivia Ruiz, La commode aux tiroirs de couleurs
Kindle e-book users
2 - Eric Fouassier, Le bureau des affaires occultes
Kobo e-book users
3 - Sarah Maeght, Les imbattables
Kindle e-book users
4 - Camille Laurens, Fille
Kindle e-book users
5 - Cécile Coulon, Une bête au Paradis
Kindle e-book users

Communicative and linguistic objectives:
- Build vocabulary and expressions to present and analyze texts
- Expand your reading skills through a variety of genres
- Acquire critical writing skills
- Develop listening and understanding through documentaries on various scriptural sources
- Express your opinions on works and texts through discussions

About Michaela Jordan

Michaela was raised bilingual (French and English) in Southern Burgundy, by a family who has dedicated their lives to the wine and spirit industry. She has studied Languages and Education at University Lyon II and has been intermittently teaching French to students, in England and the United States, since 2013. Michaela has taught courses on French Language, Culture, Literature, and Translation, from introductory to advanced. This year, she has been working towards getting a second master's degree in Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College. When Michaela is not teaching at the French Cultural Center, she is teaching at a local French school. In her spare time, she loves to bake, climb, and travel.