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For motivated students who want to learn French with a smile ;-)

I like to use different methods to teach French to students. It can be through songs, drama, role play or videos. I also very often use situations close to the student's experience, such as describing places they have been or talking about what they have experienced. At the same time, I teach the grammar rules to the student. I now live in regions where French has been spoken for over 30 years. Because I have learned French myself (and I am still learning other languages), I can easily put myself in a student's shoes. I can teach in French, Dutch, English, German and Russian.

Location

At teacher's location: Rue Aimé Smekens, Schaerbeek, Belgique
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General info

Skills:
French:
French for adults, Fsl
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:French, Dutch, English, German, Russian

About Me

Hello, my name is Marcel, I am Dutch and I love languages. I really enjoy teaching languages or practicing them either by speaking, reading or writing. I have lived in several different European countries and have met a lot of different people with different accents. I learned French in France, but now I've been living in Brussels for 20 years. Today I speak French fluently, but it didn't happen overnight, so I know the difficulties of learning another language. I am married and a father of two children (14 and 11) whom I educate in Dutch. As they grow up in a predominantly French-speaking environment, I see and work with them the problems they encounter. I also take Russian lessons (so I know what it's like to be a student). I can teach in French, English, German, Russian and of course in Dutch :-) Looking forward to meeting you!

Education

I studied in the Netherlands where I lived until I had the of 23. I did the equivalent of a graduate in tourism there - for two years I have been training as a coach.

Experience / Qualifications

30 years of experience learning and speaking other languages - trying to improve them. 10 years of experience as a language teacher

Reviews (16)

Marcel came prepared with a plan to introduce language fundamentals to build on. He was patient and encouraging through the lesson.
Marcel s'adapte au niveau et connaissance d'autres langues de l'élève. Le premier cours était intense, mais très interactive, et après une seule heure j'ai appris à lire, conjuguer les verbes, des phrases basiques et même de compter jusqu'à 100! Je n'ai aucune doute qu'avec Marcel, je vais vite apprendre à parler néerlandais :)
After a few lessons I can only recommend him. Learning with Marcel is fun and effective.
Very nice first lesson! :)
Un prof au top: patient, créatif, disponible et sympathique! Sait parfaitement s'adapter à l'élève et construire un programme sur la longue durée. Je ne peux que recommander!
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I use several methods which are specially conceived to teach Dutch to people who have a different mother tongue. I really like to use methods out of the ordinary like role games or methods with which you learn while playing. All these adapted to the student's situation of course. As I learned myself a couple of other languages, it is easy for me to detect difficulties a student can encounter and adapt the way of learning. I can teach in English, French, German and Russian.

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  • Instructor since January 2020
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