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Ellsworth Adult and Community Education

French - An Introduction Part 3

with France Hilbert


Congratulations on reaching the final leg of our Introductory French journey! Whether you've completed the previous parts or are just starting with us, this class is designed to accommodate all levels, including false beginners. This concluding segment marks the culmination of your foundational learning. Over the next eight weeks, we'll consolidate your language skills, emphasizing fluency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing through interactive activities, practical exercises, and cultural exploration. This will refine your command of the language, preparing you for more advanced studies or confident communication in real life situations.  If you have questions about your readiness, contact us!

This is a live online class using ZOOM.  Makeup class, if needed, 05/16/24.

France Hilbert has taught classes at College of the Atlantic since 2018. She is a professional artist and art educator with an extensive resume of training and experience including major commissions and installations. Her artistic education began at the age of seven, when she was taught by her grandfather, the late artist Jaro Hilbert. From him, she received a thorough education in the classical tradition. She pursued her formal education at the National Fine Art Academy of Paris, France, (ENSBA), was an artist in residence in Copenhagen, studied German Expressionism in Berlin, and traveled extensively to paint and study around Europe and abroad. At the Art Students League of New York, she received a Merit Scholarship to master portraiture in painting and completed a Certificate in Sculpture. She was selected for “Model to Monument”, a sculpture program at The Academy of Art, Newington Cropsey Foundation, Hastings on Hudson, NY.  She also received an Edward G. McDowell Travel Grant from the Art Students League of New York.  Of her many public and private commissions, some are permanent installations. “Talma”, a 7-foot bronze sculpture is installed in the public square of the Theatre of the Valley of L’Yerres, in Brunoy, France. A pair of 4-foot bronze relief sculptures entitled ”The Calling” are installed at the Georgetown University Medical School building in Washington, DC.

  • Mar 28 - May 16th, 2024
    Thu for 8 weeks from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Online Class

For more info, call us at 207.664.7110 phone * 207.669.6247 fax

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