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Hi students! I'm an American language teacher living in France. In 2010, I moved from the US to France to learn about the beautiful culture and language. For several years, I lived in the region of Provence in the south of France. Today, I live in the peaceful countryside of my favorite French province: Brittany (Bretagne)!
I love learning languages! I'm completely fluent in French, as well as my native English, and enjoy learning other languages like Italian and Russian. I have a Bachelor's degree in psychology from Oklahoma State University and a degree (une licence) in modern French literature from the French university Université de Toulon-Sud. I also have a TEFL certification (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) from the accredited TEFL academy TEFL Toulouse.
I've been a French and English teacher through Cafetalk since 2013 and have a lot of experience teaching people from many different levels and age groups.
I love French culture! Ever since I moved to France, I have had many wonderful experiences that I would love to share with students interested in French culture.
I also sing jazz and folk music and study instruments like the guitar. Music is my passion! What's yours?
I have many hobbies! I love cooking, sewing, knitting, gardening, reading, and watching movies and TV series. I like to travel and learn about different cultures. I like animals, especially cats! And of course, I love drinking wine! I live in France, after all! I'm also interested in history, philosophy, and psychology.
In my French and English lessons, my goal is to help students...
- feel more comfortable and confident when communicating with native speakers about a variety of subjects
- speak as much as possible in a relaxed environment
- learn useful vocabulary, phrasal verbs, and expressions
- train their ears to understand a variety of accents
- practice listening to fun audio and video and reading interesting texts to understand the main idea while trying to catch as many details as possible
- understand grammar rules for both English and French using clear explanations and specific examples
- recognize and correct bad habits when speaking or writing
- write and speak clearly with natural phrasing, sentence structure, and word choice.
- use clear, correct pronunciation and intonation.
Thank you for visiting my profile! Hope to see you in class!
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***oko94新年最初のレッスンは大好きな先生のレッスンを受講しました。今回は、単文でした説明をまとめて別の言い方にする表現の仕方を教えてくださいました。今年もレッスンを継続して語彙と表現の幅を広げていきたいです。Picture Description 101 50 2,600Jan 13, 2019
***kaog2readingと発音を中心に習いました。変な癖がついているのでまだうまく発音するのは難しいですが、すごく集中できて頭もすっきりしました。とても楽しい１時間でした。Listen Up! 50 2,700Dec 17, 2018
***l_RollAnother great lesson. The lesson is really helpful.Picture Description à la carte 25 1,600Dec 16, 2018
***kaog2発音について習いました。発音はあまり重視していない先生が多く、教えてもらったことがないのですごく楽しく役に立つレッスンでした。Practice Makes Perfect 50 2,700Dec 11, 2018
***oko94久しぶりのレッスンでした。レッスンの中で、冠詞や代名詞の使い方が少しずつ理解できるので役立っています。正確に表現できるようになりたいです。次回もよろしくお願いします。Picture Description 101 50 2,600Nov 25, 2018
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