I was born and raised between three languages (Arabic, French and English), and yes it was confusing sometimes. But with time I noticed that it was a bless, a bridge across different cultures and countries.
I would love to share my passion for languages with you during an entertaining moment :)
University Of Jean-Moulin, France - Bachelors, French Literature
University Of Toulouse, France - PhD, French Literature
What is your teaching philosophy?
A teacher should consider that each student is a unique individual who needs a caring and stimulating atmosphere to learn.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Do a level test.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Give him or her more sources.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
I have to be energetic and use a different kind of teaching method (visual, music...).
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
Change the method.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
Use specific questions.
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
You must have his attention by using a joke or interesting information.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
Make it more realistic.
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
Doing some test.
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
Be clear and honest.
How do you evaluate a student's needs?
By doing a level test.
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
It depends on how he is responding to what I teach him.
What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?
Books and audio.