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Native French Tutor –Assistant professor with 10+ years experience

Bonjour!

My name is Tanguy and I come from Montpellier, south of France.
I currently live in Istanbul, where I work as an Assistant Professor at a private university.
Before coming to Istanbul, I lived in London for 12 years, where I taught French as a foreign language in a variety of settings – including secondary school, university, and one-to-one private tuition, both face-to-face and online.
The tuition I offer is tailored to the specific needs of individual learners.
I cover all levels and all needs, including in-depth work on the 4 core skills – writing, reading, speaking, and listening; exam preparation (DELF/DALF, with training based on former exam papers), as well as assistance with all sorts of projects involving French. I have experience with children (my youngest tutee was 4!) to professionals and senior academics in the field of the humanities – I hold a Ph.D. in literature.
So, whether you want to prep up for your upcoming exam, work on your French grammar, develop a capacity to read Proust in its original language, or brush up on your French accent, get in touch!

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Location

At student's location: Around Şişli, Turkey
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General info

Skills:
French:
French for adults, Fsl, School
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
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:
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, French

About Me

Hello! My name is Tanguy, I come from Montpellier, southern France.
I have an academic background, and I currently work as an assistant professor at a university here in Istanbul.
Before relocating to Turkey, I lived and taught in several countries, including the US, Canada and the UK, where I lived for 12 years (London principally).
I am dedicated to teaching, with a passion for literature and philosophy – my specialty!
I hold a PhD in literature and have published a few articles for several journals and an encyclopedia – my first book, entitled 'The Paradox of Thanatos: Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg', has just been released.
Approachable and curious about the world, I take my tutoring very seriously, preparing and tailoring my sessions for the specific needs of each individual learner .

Education

BA English Studies, University of Montpellier – Paul Valéry, France;
MA English / French translation, University of Lille - Charles de Gaulle and University of Montpellier – Paul Valéry, France;
PhD, English / Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.

Experience / Qualifications

BA, MA, PhD
Experience in teaching French in British secondary schools as a Foreign Language Assistant in French;
Experience in teaching French to beginners at undergraduate level, University of Minnesota, USA;
French private tutor in London, 2010–2017;
French private tutor in London with Griffin and Bell Education, 2018–2021 (French GCSE, DELF, IB)
Assistant Professor, department of English Language and Literature

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