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Irene Samantha

Irene Samantha

Bonjour! My name is Samantha and I am from Bordeaux, a region famous for its wine. I am a qualified and experienced teacher. I have been living in the UK for many years and, after working in different roles in the educational system, I decided to undertake a French teaching qualification. The course was really stimulating and learning about pedagogy was particularly interesting. I have enjoyed teaching ever since.

Tutoring Experience

I have experience of teaching on a one to one basis as well as small groups. I am very familiar with the curriculum for French GCSE and A Level. I also teach University students who have French as a major or as a minor subject. All my students obtain excellent results at their exams. I focus a lot on speaking and grammar.
I have experience teaching general French and French for tourism to adults together with French culture, which is crucial when learning a language.
During my lessons, I use different materials such as videos, images, magazines, films, music and the latest course books as well as my own creations.

Tutoring Approach

I am a qualified and experienced native French teacher. I provide a relaxed atmosphere which allows students to ask questions and I tailor lessons to what students require. I respect each students’ pace of work and way of learning.

I empathize with my students because I had to learn English myself. Therefore, I know it can be difficult to learn a foreign language and even frustrating at times but also very rewarding. That is why, I make students aware of their progress on a regular basis.
I love teaching and I have had some very good feedback from my students. I am a friendly, patient and approachable person.
I would be happy to answer any questions, so do not hesitate to contact me.

LanguagesFrench, English (British), Spanish
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File

Qualifications

Alliance francaise2012ProfessionalDAEFLE
Middlesex University2005BachelorsDegree (First Class)

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