If you feel irresistibly drawn to the French language and culture, you will enjoy meeting Jon. He works with very motivated students of all levels who are eager to invest the time and effort needed to master this challenging, fun and interesting language.
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies - University of Washington
Master of Arts in Education - Central Washington University
Adjunct Professor - University of Washington (College in the High School)
Voted "2003 Teacher of the Year" at Wenatchee High School
Recipient of a "2007 Educator of Excellence" Award from Washington State University
20 years of teaching experience (France and the United States)
Jon believes that language acquisition is no different than any other form of learning. Developing competence and ultimate mastery of French comes only with daily study and perseverance.
As a linguist who has undergone the process of perfecting his own knowledge of French, Jon has already experienced the exact challenges and difficulties you will encounter while studying this beautiful language. Thus, he is uniquely qualified to clarify and explain issues of grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary.
By following Jon's instructional strategies and customized lesson plans, you will quickly and effectively learn to speak and understand the French language and culture.
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