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Isabelle S.
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Learn to Speak French with a Native French Citizen & Indulge in French Culture
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Bonjour! I was born and raised in France. Several of my students have learnt and practiced French with me for 5+ years. I focus on your very needs, either using your methodology, or any other. I can recommend at least one 45 to 60-minute lesson per week; or two 30-minute lessons per week. I suggest websites and books. I provide complementary support to Rosetta Stone and various foreign language learning apps such as Babbel or Duolingo.
About Isabelle S.

I am a native French speaker born in France; I have lived in the USA since 2000 and speak English fluently. I teach both French and English as a Second Language (ESL). I am used to teaching/ coaching/ interacting with students of all ages (12-80+) and with professionals in a corporate environment. In fact I have worked in-countries and remotely with people located in France, Poland, India, Canada, Guatemala and Brazil. I speak some Spanish and German, and that might help you as well, depending on your background. I am happy to add a cultural dimension to the language support. For Life Coaching lessons, I draw from my experience and best practices. I will share simple yet highly effective tips and approaches to help you meet your needs. For best results; I recommend a minimum of 2 (two) 45-minute sessions per week for the first 20 lessons to gain some momentum and build strong foundations. I look for students sincerely interested in making great strides and committed. Some of my students have taken lessons with me for more than 5 years! Happy to start any time soon. THX for visiting my profile. Questions welcome! Isabelle

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Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1985

Education

Pre-Business Classe Préparatoire HEC

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Teaches ages 12+

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Speaks French, Spanish, German

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Isabelle S.
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Learn to Speak French with a Native French Citizen & Indulge in French Culture
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Bonjour! I was born and raised in France. Several of my students have learnt and practiced French with me for 5+ years. I focus on your very needs, either using your methodology, or any other. I can recommend at least one 45 to 60-minute lesson per week; or two 30-minute lessons per week. I suggest websites and books. I provide complementary support to Rosetta Stone and various foreign language learning apps such as Babbel or Duolingo.
About Isabelle S.

I am a native French speaker born in France; I have lived in the USA since 2000 and speak English fluently. I teach both French and English as a Second Language (ESL). I am used to teaching/ coaching/ interacting with students of all ages (12-80+) and with professionals in a corporate environment. In fact I have worked in-countries and remotely with people located in France, Poland, India, Canada, Guatemala and Brazil. I speak some Spanish and German, and that might help you as well, depending on your background. I am happy to add a cultural dimension to the language support. For Life Coaching lessons, I draw from my experience and best practices. I will share simple yet highly effective tips and approaches to help you meet your needs. For best results; I recommend a minimum of 2 (two) 45-minute sessions per week for the first 20 lessons to gain some momentum and build strong foundations. I look for students sincerely interested in making great strides and committed. Some of my students have taken lessons with me for more than 5 years! Happy to start any time soon. THX for visiting my profile. Questions welcome! Isabelle

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1985

Education

Pre-Business Classe Préparatoire HEC

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 12+

Speaks

Speaks French, Spanish, German

Speaks

Has background check

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She is a terrific teacher, I feel lucky to have found someone who provides an enjoyable and effective learning platform

Posted May 4, 2022
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Isabelle is a pleasure to work with! Very friendly easy, and fun.

Posted May 3, 2022
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My son wanted to refresh his French that he had learned years ago. We found Isabelle with a solid 5 star review and after reading out her experience it was a no brainer for my son to work with her. He's been very happy and really looks forward to meeting her once a week for a lesson.

Posted Apr 14, 2022
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French & ESL Private Tutor and Life Coach!
May 2014 - Present
TakeLessons.com
I have been providing private lessons one-on-one and to small groups (up to 3) in French and English as Second Language. I have been enjoying every single lesson and so have my students. Actually my students have become best friends! The key being that I adapt totally to their needs. My greatest reward is to see their immense progress. My Life Coaching practice is rooted in my broad experience as wife, mother of 2 very successful children and senior executive in the corporate world. I have had the opportunity to work with people of all ages and cultures in the USA and abroad. I can't wait to share my experience to help you meet your goals.
Sr. Manager
Jan 1991 - Apr 2014
Capgemini France and America
I developed Contract Management Services for Capgemini worldwide which included setting up the processes and building up in-countries teams.
Director, Professional Services
Nov 2003 - Jul 2007
Convergys
I was responsible for leading call center assessments and developing improvement road maps and business cases.
Pre-Business Classe Préparatoire HEC
Sep 1983 - Jun 1985
Lycée Chatelet, Douai -France
Master's Degree in Management
Sep 1983 - Jun 1988
Ecole de Management de Grenoble, France
French
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
German
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency
French Baccalaureate in FRANCE
Jun 1983
Lycee Beaudimont, Arras France
Being born and raised in France, I went to school in France; received my baccalaureate there, and graduated from Grad School in France too.
Alliance Francaise in Cincinnati
Jan 2000
The Alliance Française of Cincinnati is the primary French cultural institution in Cincinnati and the Northern Kentucky region. We are a non-profit cultural institution founded in 1901 by Auguste Fredin, who was the Honorary Consul of France in Cincinnati. We often partner with the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University, the European-American Chamber of Commerce, and other groups to bring the most diverse events to the Greater Cincinnati area.

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