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April P.

Prolific, Bilingual Communicator + ESL Tutor

West Orange, NJ (07052)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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Currently, I'm an active French language and ESL tutor with several clients of various ages seeing positive results. Recently, I provided ESL tutoring services to a charter school in Newark, NJ for a multi-lingual student.

During my undergraduate studies, I trained with the School for International Training in Toulouse, France. I later obtained my Master of Arts degree in French from Middlebury College after an intensive, full immersion, year abroad in Paris, where I also took a certification course and exam in Business French at Novancia and classes at l'Université de Paris III (La Sorbonne Nouvelle).

While studying for my Masters, I acquired classroom experience in France, teaching English to French high-school students (equivalent of 1st year college in U.S.) on a political science track at the Lycée Paul Valery in Paris.

In the Philadelphia, I was facilitator of the Girl Scouts' Decisions for Life curriculum for middle school aged girls which led me to accept a permanent position at a charter school in Philadelphia and later a tutoring post in New York City.

While working in publishing, I founded a lunchtime French tutoring program and instructed editors at Essence Magazine. Most of my career has been focused in the creative field and I think this has given me some unique experiences from which to draw-- a plus when working with students. I am happily married to an educator of 11 years with experience in both New York and New Jersey as a teacher, administrator and instructional coach.

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April’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Homeschool:
Language:
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ESL/ESOL

I was an ESL tutor for a bilingual French high school student.

French

I have a MA in French Culture and Civilization from Middlebury College.
I studied at La Sorbonne Nouvelle (Université de Paris IV).
I have DFA2 Certification in Business French and a BA in French.
I studied Abroad with the School for International Training in Toulouse, France

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Education

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (French )

Middlebury College (Master's)

Advancia Negocia CCIP Paris (Graduate Coursework)

Very Patient and Excellent Tutor April is an engaging and intuitive tutor who is able to assess one's language level quickly. She is always patient and encouraging, and we learned a lot in a very short time. Additionally, April is a lovely person with whom it is easy to spend several hours a week. I highly recommend April, both for her tutoring skills and her joie de vivre. Five stars! ...

— Ivy from Carlstadt, NJ on 1/29/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

April will travel within 15 miles of West Orange, NJ 07052.

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