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Price Guide
Beginner £35.00
Intermediate £35.00
Advanced £40.00
Expert £40.00

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Personal Description:

I am a very patient and dedicated French native speaker. I tailor my lessons to the students' needs and expectations. Tutoring is not just guiding students through their learning but also giving them confidence and enabling them to experience lessons in a relaxed, friendly and yet serious way.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a teacher/tutor for over 18 years now and have a very diverse experience as I have been working in an Alliance française in Mexico, a language centre, two adult education centres and with a few tutoring agencies.
My first teaching experience was as a language assistant in Preston, Lancashire. I have had students ranging from 7 years old to 75+, from absolute beginners to advanced levels. I`ve given private and group classes and intensive courses (up to 7h a day).

I have now been in London for twelve years. At the moment, I give French private tuition for the preparation of GCSE and IGCSE, AS-A Level (Edexcel, AQA), and proofreading for university essay writing. I also tutor other students looking to learn or improve their French communication skills for personal reasons.

I teach French and can also help with methodology (including essay writing) and primary school subjects to students following the French curriculum (such as CNED - distance learning) as well as DELF A1-B2 and DALF C1 (I got an accreditation to administer these French proficiency tests in 2009 and was an examiner for the November 2009 and June 2010 sessions in Mexico).

I am available 7 days a week, at whatever time is convenient for the students.

The areas I generally cover are Central London (London Bridge, Waterloo, Charing Cross, Bank, Bond Street) and Barnet.

I also teach online via Zoom, Teams, Skype or WhatsApp.

Start your day with French (morning before work) or have a French conversation 'lunch break', whether online or face-to-face (30mn, 45mn, or 1h sessions,to fit in your busy schedule).

Teaching Approach:

I am very flexible and know how to adapt my teaching to the specificities and demands of the students.
Understand and be understood! That's the main thing when you learn a language, be able to communicate.

Whether you are a student taking GCSE/IGCSE or A/AS levels in French and need confidence for your exam or you are a professional willing to have a proper conversation with your French colleagues or clients, or just want to enjoy your next holidays in a French-speaking country, whether on a daily basis or intensive classes, we will first talk about what you are looking for and how I will help you get the achieve your language goals.

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Native Language: French
Additional Languages: English (British), Spanish
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • Université de Bourgogne-France (2002) - Master's Degree in Humanities with English (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • Université de Dijon-France (1999) - Maîtrise, LLCE Anglais (4 year uni degree) (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
  • Université de Bourgogne-France (1999) - Uni diploma to teach French as a Foreign Language (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

Tags: Barnet French teacher, Barnet Beginner French teacher, Barnet Intermediate French teacher, Barnet Advanced French teacher, Barnet Expert French teacher