First of all, let me put you at ease about any concern regarding my accent. I do NOT have a French accent when I speak English or any other of the languages I tutor. Most people ask me if I am from New England. I was raised in an international environment, and I began showing a gift for learning foreign languages at age seven. At age 19, I started tutoring ESL in Brussels, Belgium. I have taught ESL, French, and Portuguese in California for more than 25 years, both privately and in the cla... [more]
I am a native French speaker. I have been teaching and tutoring French for more than 25 years. I hold a certificate from UC Berkeley Extension to teach foreign languages. I have taught small groups and private students through the Alliance Fran?aise for more than 10 years. I have numerous materials for all levels and all ages.
I have helped numerous students with reading difficulties Most of them have dyslexia, some have other learning disabilities, some have ADHD.
I started tutoring Spanish to adolescents and adults a number of years ago, and have lots of materials. I can either teach with a full immersion, or as I do with my younger students, use English to explain grammar rules. Most of my materials are geared towards communication skills, and I typically use the students textbook for grammar.
Redwood city adult school instructor. Trained in Brazil and in the US. Studied linguistics applied to second language teaching to adults. Los Angeles area private students.
I hold the CELTA, and have taught and tutored adolescents and adults from various parts of the world. Most of my students are Spanish speakers, and my being a polyglot has helped me relate to some of the challenges my students are facing. I can either help you in a full immersion setting, or not, depending on what your first language is. I have lots of grammar books, and exercise books specifically geared towards improving conversational skills.
I'm CELTA (TESOL) certified. I've taught at the British Council, Intrax, Tutti Frutti, etc.
CELTA certified. Studies in linguistics applied to teaching foreign languages to adults from UC Berkeley. Group classes at SF Language services, Intrax, Tutti Frutti, British Council. Numerous private students.
I have a BA in musicology, and completed conservatory studies in ear training. I have taught ear training to students K - 5.
I have a B.A. in musicology. I have taught K through 5 music appreciation and recorder. I have included classical music appreciation and chanson in my language classes for adults, in fact once had the responsibility of leading a language class solely through French chanson. I have presented a radio program on Mozart in my late twenties. This weekly program was geared toward an adult audience, and I was responsible for its content. My program producer was going over my notes before airing, and never once had to correct any content. I have had a specialty in Brazilian music for the last 14 years.