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Francie L.

Homewood, IL

$55/hr

Master Spanish and French Instructor

Usually responds in about 13 hours

Master Spanish and French Instructor

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Hello,

Enthusiasm is my salient characteristic as an educator. I love helping students to connect with other cultures and languages! I am a flexible, caring and patient professional. I have successfully taught students from 3 years through 82 years of age. My success stems from my tenacity and enthusiasm.

Testimonials

"Very flexible"

- Sandra, Homewood, IL on 6/14/14

"Experience Counts"

- Leona, Olympia Fields, IL on 7/16/12

"Very Helpful!"

- Nancy, New Lenox, IL on 5/11/12

"Francie - French Tutor"

- Nancy, Frankfort, IL on 12/19/11

"Great Tutor"

- Gabriela, Calumet City, IL on 7/14/11
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Spanish,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar,
Phonics, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL,
French,
Reading, Spanish,
Study Skills
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Grammar,
Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ESL/ESOL

I taught as a bilingual teacher in a bilingual elementary program (grades K through 8) for 6 years. I taught adults English as a second language for several years. I also taught a college methods class of Methods of Teaching Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language.

French

I started taking French lessons at the age of 7. I taught high school and junior high French and Spanish for 35 years. I studied in France for two semesters in 1998 and 2001. I love sharing this language and culture with my students!

Grammar

I hold an Illinois teaching certificate in elementary education grades K through 9. I taught elementary education in a bilingual program for six years grades K through 8. I taught children their regular subjects like math, reading, language arts and science as well as English.

Spanish

I was raised bilingually and biculturally by Cuban parents. I am first generation American and speak both Spanish and English equally well. I taught high school Spanish and French for 35 years. I retired and started teaching college Spanish the next year. I am currently an adjunct professor of Spanish at Dominican University. I love sharing the language and culture with my students.

Study Skills

I have a Masters Degree in Teaching and Learning from Nova Southeastern University. This degree is with an emphasis in Computer Technology Integration to enhance student learning. I have been teaching and tutoring for 40 years. I am an excellent, flexible and patient teacher. I have taught high school for 35 years and college for five years.

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
Spanish and French
Nova Southeasern University
Master's

Education

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL (Spanish and French)

Nova Southeasern University (Master's)

Very flexible — Francie adapted immediately to teaching methods that made learning easier for me. She has been at each lesson with new ideas and creative ways for me to practice not only reading but pronunciation. She uses a combination of websites, music, textbooks (at my request) and short novels. I thoroughly enjoy the lessons and look forward to them. Don't hesitate to engage her as a teacher. ...

— Sandra, Homewood, IL on 6/14/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Francie will travel within 30 miles of Homewood, IL 60430.


About Francie

Hello,

Enthusiasm is my salient characteristic as an educator. I love helping students to connect with other cultures and languages! I am a flexible, caring and patient professional. I have successfully taught students from 3 years through 82 years of age. My success stems from my tenacity and enthusiasm.

Testimonials

"Very flexible"

- Sandra, Homewood, IL on 6/14/14

"Experience Counts"

- Leona, Olympia Fields, IL on 7/16/12

"Very Helpful!"

- Nancy, New Lenox, IL on 5/11/12

"Francie - French Tutor"

- Nancy, Frankfort, IL on 12/19/11

"Great Tutor"

- Gabriela, Calumet City, IL on 7/14/11
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Education

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
Spanish and French
Nova Southeasern University
Master's

Education

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL (Spanish and French)

Nova Southeasern University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Homewood, IL 60430

Francie’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Spanish,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar,
Phonics, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL,
French,
Reading, Spanish,
Study Skills
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Grammar,
Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Francie L.

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