Teacher

Geoffrey Ruiz

Geoffrey has spent most of his life in Paris where he received a Masters in Education (CAPES) and a Masters in Literature from La Sorbonne. After working as a school monitor and teaching in middle school, high school, and community college institutions for 7 years, he moved to Chicago to teach French at the University of Illinois. An avid reader and traveler, Geoffrey enjoys exploring American culture and has visited more than 30 states since 2003. The past 3 years living in Chicago have allowed him to deepen his understanding of intercultural communication while putting him in a unique position to share his own language with others. His experience, passion and high energy will be at your service to help you learn the French language and connect with French culture.


Summer 2017

A1 · Beginners Unit 2

Class code: 102bs

Wed. June 28 – Wed. August 16

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A1 · Beginners Unit 2

Class code: 102cs

Thu. June 29 – Thu. August 17

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Initiation Unit 3

Class code: 103b

Wed. June 28 – Wed. August 16

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A2 · Advanced beginners Unit 1

Class code: 201as

Tue. June 27 – Tue. August 22

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CONVERSATION - comprehension and expression - B1, B2

Class code: 490A

Wed. June 28 – Wed. August 16

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C1/C2 · Proficient Dossier 5 (Accelerated)

Class code: 62.5c

Wed. July 26 – Mon. August 21

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French and English: An Ongoing Love Story

Class code: 990B

Thu. July 27 – Thu. July 27

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Fall 2017

A1 · Beginners Unit 3

Class code: 103bs

Wed. September 13 – Wed. November 1

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A1 · Beginners Unit 3

Class code: 103cs

Wed. September 13 – Wed. November 1

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Initiation Unit 4

Class code: 104b

Wed. September 13 – Wed. November 1

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THE BLUNDER FIXER ! • Common mistakes for Anglophones and how to fix them

Class code: 190A

Fri. September 15 – Fri. November 3

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A2 · Advanced beginners Unit 2

Class code: 202as

Tue. September 12 – Tue. October 31

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C1/C2 · Proficient Unit 6 (Accelerated)

Class code: 62.6a

Mon. September 11 – Wed. October 4

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C1/C2 · Proficient Unit 7 (Accelerated)

Class code: 62.7c

Mon. October 9 – Wed. November 1

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