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French classes, conversation and test prep all levels

Learn French from the comfort of your home, office or favorite coffee shop!

My name is Maria, an Italian citizen living in Brooklyn. I am fluent in Italian and French, I studied and lived in Geneva for 4 years and I offer French classes for all levels. The tutoring lessons are adapted to your specific needs - for children, teens, and adults - whether you just want to learn a new language or practice it on a more advanced level. I furthermore offer support for proficiency language test preparation. The teaching method I use aims at stimulating the student to speak immediately and put the focus on the functional aspect of the language.
You are welcome to suggest or bring materials that interest you to study. We learn best when we have a personal investment in the material and it's relevant to our actual lives!

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At student's location: Around Williamsburg, NY, United States
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Skills:
French:
French 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:English, Italian, French

About Me

Originally from the south of Italy, I’ve been a wandering soul for the last five years, traveling through Europe and the U.S. to finally settle in Brooklyn. The biggest treasure I got out of these experiences was to learn and be exposed to different cultures and languages. I was fascinated by languages for the freedom they give me traveling to other countries and for allowing me to appreciate the essence of the place by living it in its native language.
Three years ago, while in Geneva, I got involved in tandem language learning where I was exchanging my language skills with native speakers from different places to improve my vocabulary and confidence with foreign languages in a relaxed and friendly way. Since then I started to offer private Italian and French lessons to individuals to recreate the same relaxed and friendly environment stimulating the interest and the attention of the students.

Education

- Master's degree in Environmental Sciences at the University of Geneva, Switzerland
- Bachelor's degree in Biology at University of Benevento, Italy
- Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)
- DALF C1, French proficiency certification

Experience / Qualifications

I have experience teaching to individuals with different levels of Italian as well as small groups. I was involved in the welcome committee for foreign students of my University in Italy and I worked as a freelance translator from English-Italian and French-Italian.

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Mariapaola is great.
Learn Italian from the comfort of your home, office or favorite coffee shop! Buongiorno a tutti! My name is Maria, 100% Italian citizen living in Brooklyn. I offer Italian and French classes for all levels or conversations for more advanced students in need to acquire the confidence necessary to master the language. The teaching method I use aims at stimulating the student to speak immediately and put the focus on the functional aspect of the language. Each class is personalized so that you are getting what you need and want from each lesson according to your goals. Alongside building your Italian language foundations with the infamous grammar, special attention will be dedicated to the acquisition of basic vocabulary to be ready to understand simple conversations. You are welcome to suggest or bring materials that interest you to study. We learn best when we have a personal investment in the material and it's relevant to our actual lives!

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