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Francie L.

Master Spanish and French Instructor

Homewood, IL (60430)

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35 miles
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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.

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Francie’s subjects

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


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.


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!


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.


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.

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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 from Homewood, IL on 6/14/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Francie will travel within 35 miles of Homewood, IL 60430.

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