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Emile

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I am currently a Master's film student at New York University. I am a native of France and am excited to offer French tutoring in New York. I have experience teaching French Language for the past three years and have helped individuals tackle the issue of learning this new language by choosing angles like newspaper articles in French to keep my students interested in the course. My students would say that my main qualities are my easiness and my patience, as well as my ability to find playful exercises to find new ways to help students familiarize themselves with French. I welcome beginners, intermediate and advanced participants. I consider myself proficient in all aspects: grammar, syntax, oral pronunciation, etc. Through various exercises and lessons centered around French lifestyle, history and culture; I can help one learn the French language. Outside of academia I enjoy the cinema and visiting museums.

Emile’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: La Sorbonne - Bachelors, Art history - Film Studies

Graduate Degree: New York University - Masters, Cinema Studies

Hobbies

Literature, Cinema, Museums.

Tutoring Subjects

Conversational French

French

French 1

French 2

French 3

French 4

Languages

Test Prep

TOEFL Prep


Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

A playful approach to a hard language, by way of exercises and interesting readings.

What might you do in a typical first session with a student?

Get to learn the basics of the language: usual sentences, syntax construction, etc.. After the first session, you'll definitely be able to speak some French!

How would you help a student stay motivated?

The French language might seem hard, but it's never impossible to learn. There will always be a way to tackle difficulties.

If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?

As a patient instructor, I'll show a wide range of examples to help a student get rid of his difficulties.