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English grammar lessons for schoolchildren and adults

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Knowing the grammatical basics of English is essential if you want to use it best in your work or when traveling. In England, where I have lived for over thirty years, I teach French and English as a foreign language on the internet or during language stays at home. Holder of a TESOL English teaching diploma, I have a long experience and the advantage of understanding the difficulties encountered more specifically by French speakers. I prepare for school curriculum exams and TOEIC.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
English:
English as a second language (esl), English for adults, School
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:French, English

About Me

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I like to say that I started teaching when I was six years old. My first student was my older brother, who, due to his disability, could not read or write. How was he going to get married if he couldn't count to ten or write his name?
I studied psychology at the University of Dijon because I thought I would find answers to my questions there. After my license, I left France to live in Greece and England. I settled permanently in the south of England in 1998. After teaching French and European studies in a high school, I decided to set up my own language school.
For me, a good teacher is a teacher who is also a learner. It is by taking lessons yourself that you can have the empathy necessary to understand the difficulties encountered by your students. Over the past 20 years I have taken an A level Italian and am taking advanced level Greek courses.
Many of my students have also become my friends. I am always in contact with young French or English students who are now at university or in the world of work.
I am avid reader of French and foreign literature and I read in English, Italian and Greek. In 2008, the BBC came to film me while I was offering “Tune in to French sessions” to passengers on the Newhaven-Dieppe ferry. In 2013, I launched a French Film Club which worked very well until the arrival of the pandemic. I am also at the origin of the twinning between Alfriston in East Sussex and Veules les Roses in Normandy.

Education

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Baccalaureate Lycée du Creusot 1975
University of Dijon, Faculty of Human Sciences, DEUG 1977, License 1978
TESOL Trinity College of London 1994
A Level Italian 2006

Experience / Qualifications

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Maidstone College of Further Education, teacher of French and European studies.
Sussex Downs College, teacher of French as a foreign language.
Intuition Languages
The French language unites us but it is also a source of inequality. When a potential boss receives a cover letter jam-packed with grammar mistakes, they won't even read the included resume. With only five lessons of one hour each, I can give you the keys to avoiding the most common mistakes. How? 'Or' What ? Not by giving yourself a boring school grammar class like you must have had in college. For more than twenty years, I have been teaching French in the United Kingdom where grammar is little or badly taught. At the start of my career, my biggest challenge as a French as a foreign language teacher was to introduce grammatical rules without scaring my English-speaking students away. Over the years, I have refined my method so much so that now, with some of my classes, I ask my students to correct the mistakes that we find in French newspaper articles or on the internet. Our first lesson will be an assessment of your own needs because it would be useless to waste time on grammar points that you already master.

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