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French

Price Guide
Early Development $50.00
Elementary $50.00
Secondary $50.00
Casual $50.00

ESL

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Early Development $50.00
Elementary $50.00
Secondary $50.00
Casual $50.00

Math

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Early Development $50.00
Elementary $50.00

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Personal Description:

Bonjour! Allô! My name is Melissa. I am a full-time teacher and a part-time tutor.

I was born and raised an hour north of Toronto where I grew up with English at home and French at school. I was expected to learn French on a first language basis through francophone schools. Because of my education and community I have a strong sense of franco-ontarian culture.

I completed my Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education bilingually. More than half of my courses were done with French as the language of instruction and the rest was in English. I studied psychology, sociology, philosophy, education, and French.

Currently I teach for the TDSB but I have been working in schools for the last 6 years for the public, catholic, Jewish, and private sectors. I have occupied different roles that supported and promoted student growth and success.

For the last two years I have done in home tutoring for French as a second language but occasionally ESL and Mathematics. Beyond that I was an instructor for Kumon for 4 years for math and reading.

Tutoring Experience:

French as a Second Language Teacher
Toronto District School Board
2018

English as a Second Language Teacher
Global Village Toronto
2016-2018

Tutor
French, Math, English as a Second Language
2016-2018

Instructor
Kumon Math and Reading Tutor Centre
2007-2011

Tutoring Approach:

In depth approach to writing (grammar, vocabulary, style, etc.) and reading (pronunciation, rhythm, understanding, etc.).

I provide worksheets and activities to do at home to help students build confidence and interest in the language.

Tutoring can be focused on homework and projects or a matter of general self-improvement.

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Native Language: English
Additional Languages: French
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • Glendon College York University (2017) - Education (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
  • Glendon College York University (2017) - Psychology and Sociology (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
  • École secondaire Le Caron (2010) - Diplôme d'études secondaires de l'Ontario (School) (✔ On File)

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