I am a native, highly qualified and experienced French teacher, offering tailored French lessons for you, on a flexible and affordable basis.
I can provide you with a whole range of activities to strengthen your professional/academic/casual conversation abilities, including building vocabulary and grammar skills.
I can also help you to boost your confidence in French oral or written interactions, as well as enrich your cultural knowledge (including through workshops with food and wine tastings).
Do you want to learn French in a relaxed and fun, but also effective and empowering way?
I teach French to all levels, from very beginners to weel advanced learners who need to update their skills or adjust their knowledge.
I am an experienced teacher who works for many years with individuals, small groups or bigger classes. I taught French in universities, and am tutoring children, teenagers as well as adults, whether with personal or professional goals and needs.
These fares are quite competitive, as I offer high-quality tutoring and maximum flexibility and dedication.
Also, I do not add fees for travelling, and I do not charge my clients for cancelling, if it happens only occasionally and not completely last minute.
Masters qualified instructor, specialised in teaching French as a foreign language. Driven by my passion for discovering other cultures, I retrained as a French teacher after many years working in the medical insurance industry. I have relocated to London recently and am very enthusiastic to use my extensive teaching experience to offer individual assessments, lessons and classes, to people of all ages wanting to develop or perfect their knowledge of French language and culture.
Dec. 2017: Teacher, French and English as Foreign Languages (freelance)
Expensya (Franco-Tunisian start up), Tunis, Tunisia
• Established and delivered this one-month training course in Business French and English for the staff of the company. Taught tailored lessons to groups on communications, customer service, business partnership interactions and improvement of both general French and English
• Set up methods and good practice guidelines for the marketing service, in French and English
• Designed French and English tests, level assessments, syllabus, lessons and bespoke class materials.
2014-Currently Teacher, French as a Foreign Language (freelance: My French Teacher)
(Paris Deluxe rentals, Agile Formation, Veolia, Handicap International, Tikehau Capital , Voulez-vous parler Ltd), Paris, London
• Business French teacher providing one-to-one sessions to adults
• Tutoring children and teenagers of different ages, providing lessons to International Baccalaureate students, tutoring bilingual children
• Independently assess initial levels and learning needs, create and manage programmes and lessons, design class materials and develop specific training for official examinations
2012 Teacher, French as a Foreign Language (freelance)
(Orange, Directors-Languages). Helsinki (Finland)
• Business French teacher delivering one-to-one sessions to adults throughout Helsinki
Sept 2011-July 2012 Teacher, French as a Foreign Language
French language department, University of Helsinki (Finland)
• Responsible for the entire teaching process for four sets of undergraduate French programme classes
• Autonomously created a curriculum focused on oral communication, advanced reading comprehension and improving the ability to write complex texts
• Developed materials, activity session plans and assessment materials
Oct 2010 - June 2011 French teacher (Internship)
Université Paris-Descartes - La Sorbonne, Paris, and University of Hong Kong
• Delivered workshops to Chinese university students to support their integration within the Sorbonne's French programme
• Created material and developed activities for workshops on specific topics including grammar, orthography, vocabulary and phonetics
• Tutored a student of the University of Hong Kong via the web, with dedicated design and assessment of language activities
Other relevant experience
2007-2017 Medical Case Coordinator at Mondial Assistance France
Mondial Assistance, Paris (now Allianz Worldwide Partners)
• Organisation and coordination of the logistics for the medical repatriation of travellers and expatriates facing medical issues worldwide
• Management of medical expenses abroad
• Training and tutoring new recruits, contributing to the improvement of work processes
• Masters of "French as a foreign language didactics and cross-cultural learning" (2013)
University of Paris-Descartes-La Sorbonne, Paris
Concentration: Theoretical and pedagogical knowledge, second language acquisition, assessment and material design. Dissertation: "The action-based approach linked with the use of IT".
• University Diploma of teaching French as a foreign language (2008)
University Stendhal-Grenoble 3, Grenoble (France)
• Bachelor's Degree "information-communication" (2002)
University of Nice-Sophia-Antipolis, Nice (France)
French: Native speaker - English: Fluent (C2 - advanced) - Spanish: A2 (elementary level) - Arabic: A2
• Advanced: Word, Excel , PowerPoint
• Basic: Wordpress, Photoshop
• Driver's licence
• First Aid Certificate (Red Cross training)
• Cycle touring (including trips in Sicily, Portugal, Sardinia and Greece)
• Musician (percussion) in a Batucada (Brazilian Samba ensemble)
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