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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.

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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 (10)

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! :)
Reactie na de eerste les voor een leerling die aangaf echt een hekel aan (het leren van) de Franse taal te hebben: 'Wow, dit was echt een leuke les!'
Prof au top qui s'adapte à votre niveau et à vos besoins!
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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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