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French and English conversation, writing and reading with 10 years experience, published author

English Language Arts tutoring:
(K-12, University, Adult Learners)

Using project-based teaching, online learning tailored to a child or adult’s individual needs produces results. Students become passionate, confident readers and writers with focused support in a, stress-free environment. (All Ages & Abilities)

(ESL writing improvement for students at all levels)

Clients include students from 5-85, including college professors, professionals, high-school and college students, ADHD, dyslexic adults, and post-stroke language recovery.

I offer superb conversation and accent coaching in French, Italian, and English through practical immersion dialogue. Begin speaking during the first lesson for pleasure, an upcoming vacation, or business. Tailored to every student's needs.

Homework help, accent precision, verbal skills, reading in French and Italian language using current events, children's books, and literary masterpieces from Hemingway to Camus.

Experience:

Author of Someday You Will Understand: My Father's Private WWII (Simon & Shuster 2014)
Fluent: French, Italian, Spanish
United Nations: Public Speaking

** Strict 24- Hour Cancellation Policy**
Via Zoom, FaceTime, in person etc ...

Location

Online via webcam
At student's location: Around Brussels, Belgium

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Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
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Duration:
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, French, Italian, Spanish

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