Regular Campus Activities

The French language assistant, and the French Club host many activities for the French program at Pacific. Here is an overview of some of these events.

If you would like to become a member of the French Club, please contact Professor Jeanne-Sarah de Larquier at jdelarquier@pacificu.edu. It's free to join!

ACTIVITIES

MEETING TIME AND LOCATION

DESCRIPTIONS

La Table Française

(French Conversation Hour)

Tuesdays (recommended for 102 and 200 level) from noon to 1 p.m. 

Fridays (recommended for 200 and 300 level) from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: The Center for Languages and International Collaboration (CLIC) located in Scott Hall.

Relaxed discussions at all levels with our French language assistant, Sabine Belin (sabine.belin@pacificu.edu).

French Spoken Only

You are welcome on either day, but encouraged to follow level recommendation if your schedule allows it.

Le Club de Français

(French Club)

Dates and times vary to accomodate special events.

Contact Christopher Hugon (hugo6739@pacificu.edu) or Sabine Belin (sabine.belin@pacificu.edu) for more information, but copy Professor Jeanne-Sarah de Larquier (jdelarquier@pacificu.edu) in all emails.

Everyone is welcome, and English may be spoken.

The French Club meets mostly to have fun and explore French culture through a variety of events.

Events will include but not be limited to: an organized dinner at a French restaurant in Portland (you get to experience French food for less as the French Club picks up part of the tab), two cooking classes taught by Sabine (book your spot with Sabine as the kitchen holds 12 max) and more.

 

Les Soirées Françaises

(French nights)

Every Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the language assistant.

Meets in the CLIC (Scott Hall).

Emails from Sabine will notify you in advance of the events and potential change of location when needed (cooking classes may be done either at her appartment or in a specified location).

Similar to French Club meetings but only French is spoken.

Play French Scrabble, Monopoly, Pictionary, Taboo and Topword.  Watch French movies. Cook, eat, dance, listen to music and more.

Sometimes French nights are organized in conjunction with the French Club.

Other events

Will vary. Please note that movie rentals do not qualify as a French activity.

You need to get approval from your professor prior to attending events, and be able to provide proof of attendance (such as event ticket or receipt).

Live from the USA

Live from USA, broadcasted on Click'N'Rock Radio, is the first French-American show by Pacific University students in the US.

Discover their life on this American campus, the best preview movies to watch at the theater, new American talents in pop rock music, France seen by American students and more to help you live the American Dream without forgetting the French touch.

Learn more about Live from the USA on the Click'N'Rock website or on their Facebook page.