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Christine S.

Bellmore, NY

$50/hr

French language and culture are my passion and can be yours, too!

Background check passed as of 10/13/14
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French language and culture are my passion and can be yours, too!

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Bonjour! I am an experienced French tutor, specializing in conversation and grammar instruction. With a Master's Degree in French language and literature as well as personal experience living and working in France, you can feel confident that I am qualified to help you achieve your goals. I am comfortable teaching both children and adults how to communicate effectively in French. I am happy to customize your lessons to your needs. I love the French language and culture and am excited to share this passion with you.

In addition, I am also available to tutor ESL and math students. I have taught English to children and adults from around the world (Central and South America, Europe, Japan, the Middle East) and enjoy the cultural exchange. With a minor in Math Analysis, I will be able to assist you in understanding the sometimes perplexing world of algebra.

I am comfortable with either one-on-one or small group instruction. Tutoring location is flexible. I look forward to helping you in your educational and professional endeavors.

Testimonials

"Wonderful! "

- Mary beth, Garden City, NY on 7/4/14

"Great Tutor"

- Jim, Cold Spring Harbor, NY on 8/21/14

"Terrific!"

- Toni, Garden City, NY on 1/28/14

"Very Good Teacher"

- Ana, Westbury, NY on 12/7/13

"Great instructor!"

- Kristina, Garden City, NY on 11/20/12

"Great teacher!"

- Rannie, Merrick, NY on 4/15/12
Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
English:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
French
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th),
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Prealgebra, Reading
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Grammar

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.

Elementary (K-6th)

Firstly, I worked for four years as an assistant teacher in private pre-schools on Long Island, as well as two summers as the adult group leader at a summer camp for pre-school children. In addition, I have NYS certification as a Level 1, teaching assistant. Furthermore, during my 3.5 years of employment at Berlitz Language Centers, I have taught ESL and French to both pre-school and elementary age children. I love working with young children and helping them discover their potential.

ESL/ESOL

I am a native English speaker with recent experience teaching ESL to students of all ages and backgrounds through an international language school. I have been working for two years as an English instructor at Berlitz Language Centers and have been trained in the Berlitz method which concentrates on speaking and oral comprehension. I conduct both private and semi-private lessons which focus on grammar and usage, pronunciation, conversational skills, reading skills, and writing skills.

French

Learn to speak, read and write French! I will work with you to evaluate your needs and set both short-term and long-term goals. Your success in learning French is important to me. I will adapt my methods to suit your learning style, so that you will make notable progress.

Middlebury College
French
Middlebury College Language School--French
Master's

Education

Middlebury College (French)

Middlebury College Language School--French (Master's)

Wonderful! — Christine is a terrific teacher. Daughter sailed into French 10 Honors after working with Christine. Very responsive and easy to get in touch with. ...

— Mary beth, Garden City, NY on 7/4/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Christine will travel within 10 miles of Bellmore, NY 11710.


About Christine

Bonjour! I am an experienced French tutor, specializing in conversation and grammar instruction. With a Master's Degree in French language and literature as well as personal experience living and working in France, you can feel confident that I am qualified to help you achieve your goals. I am comfortable teaching both children and adults how to communicate effectively in French. I am happy to customize your lessons to your needs. I love the French language and culture and am excited to share this passion with you.

In addition, I am also available to tutor ESL and math students. I have taught English to children and adults from around the world (Central and South America, Europe, Japan, the Middle East) and enjoy the cultural exchange. With a minor in Math Analysis, I will be able to assist you in understanding the sometimes perplexing world of algebra.

I am comfortable with either one-on-one or small group instruction. Tutoring location is flexible. I look forward to helping you in your educational and professional endeavors.

Testimonials

"Wonderful! "

- Mary beth, Garden City, NY on 7/4/14

"Great Tutor"

- Jim, Cold Spring Harbor, NY on 8/21/14

"Terrific!"

- Toni, Garden City, NY on 1/28/14

"Very Good Teacher"

- Ana, Westbury, NY on 12/7/13

"Great instructor!"

- Kristina, Garden City, NY on 11/20/12

"Great teacher!"

- Rannie, Merrick, NY on 4/15/12
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Education

Middlebury College
French
Middlebury College Language School--French
Master's

Education

Middlebury College (French)

Middlebury College Language School--French (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Bellmore, NY 11710

Christine’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
English:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
French
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th),
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Prealgebra, Reading
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Grammar

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 Christine S.

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