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Raised in Italy and France, I am an enthusiastic multilingual French and Italian native speaker who can also tutor in Spanish. I have a successful student tutoring track record for high school and college, most recently at San francisco State University.
My doctoral thesis for a PhD candidacy at University de Montpellier, France and is written in French; I can contribute over 30 years of high school and university French teaching experience, as well as Alliance Française tutoring experience.
During twenty years teaching at San Francisco State University, as an international business internship liaison, I acted as a career counselor by placing over 5,000 student interns worldwide, resulting in a 30% full time hire conversion.
Through the years, I have become a passionate European and world history buff, spurned by extensive travel and a US expatriate career. My outside interests include reading, farming and soccer. International and domestic references can be provided.
I look forward to contributing to your learning success.
I have had the pleasure of teaching Domestic, International Business,(International) marketing, Import Export Small Business, Business French and Small Business Analysis at San Francisco State University (1990-2007), University of San Francisco (1990-present)and Sonoma State University (1990-present).
In addition, I have owned and operated my own businesses in International Logistics and owned a Farm and nursery. This practical experience enables to illustrate for students, examples of actual business situations from which they can learn several possible solutions, outcomes. The opportunity of living, working overseas as an American expatriate provides unique proven insights on challenges face in the US and overseas. I am currently active in International and Domestic business consulting, and I serve French speaking companies active in norther California.
While teaching at San Francisco State University, I ran the international Business Internship Program for 10 years. 25% of student placed in Internships through this program resulted in full-time positions. We successfully place 5000 San Francisco State University in these initial internship positions throughout the work. Please advise if you have any questions; thanks for your consideration.
Enthusiastic experienced Tutor available immediately:
I can offer:
25 years San Francisco State, Sonoma University teaching and tutoring experience.Native French, Italian speaker with Georgetown University translation certificate.
• References available
* Extensive,continued study of Spanish for over thirty years
* Teaching, tutoring and high school classroom experience in the US and overseas at all levels
* Trilingual fluency
* Extensive travel in Latin America
* CV and references available on request
Overall Teaching Plan
* Assess student level expectations, venue, frequency
* Measure progress against objectives
* Explore reinforcing activities strengthening proficiency
* Evaluate text book and design adaptive curriculum to text
* Encourage immersion whenever appropriate
* Verify objectives,outcomes vis a vis longer term
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