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I am a Washington State certified French and English teacher with 20 years of teaching and tutoring experience. I have four children and understand all kinds of learning styles. I have helped many kids raise and keep good grades. I can help with AP exam prep, the occasional French quiz or preparing to go to France on that exciting trip! I have lived in Europe for over 8 years and can integrate nuances in culture with language learning.
I can also help with Latin and English - especially if English is not your native language. I recently helped a Japanese student raise his English grade and get accepted into the college of his choice.
When we study, we move quickly; we are positive and upbeat. If we are stuck on a certain concept, we try to come at it from a different direction.
I have a PhD. (ABD) from the University of Illinois U-C in French Studies and Master's degrees from Wayne State University and Oxford University. I am currently on faculty at Cardinal Stritch University. Hey, if I learned French, anyone can. I promise. I am a Washington State certified French and English teacher with 20 years of teaching and tutoring experience. I have four children and understand all kinds of learning styles. I have helped many kids raise and keep good grades. I can… Read more
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Gretchen tutored me for my online French 102 college course and was infinitely helpful. She was flexible with meeting times, knew the material very well, and was so nice. She worked at my pace, and allowed me to tell her what I felt I needed the most help with. She does a great job of relating material to things in real life, and helped me come up with different, creative ways to remember phrases and words.
I was struggling until I found Gretchen, but with her support and knowledge I began to do much better. I would not have passed my class, let alone understood the material, without her. I would absolutely recommend Gretchen to anybody looking for help in the French language - you won't be disappointed!
Gretchen, my son is really enjoying his lessons with you. He feels so far it has been very helpful. Thanks for all your help.
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Gretchen is a French tutor with over 20 years of experience tutoring students of all ages. She has graduate degrees in French language, culture and literature. She specializes in creating individual learning programs which cater to specific learning styles and needs. Gretchen has led tours to Paris, Southern France, England and Rome. She creates a fun, energized, positive learning environment.
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