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Ecole Centrale des Arts et Metiers (ElectroMech Engineer)
Foreign languages are my passion and I share it with my students. I am a French and Arabic native as I grew up learning both languages simultaneously. I graduated with a master's degree in Science from "Ecole Centrale des Arts et Metiers" in Brussels. Having lived and worked in several European countries, I was also exposed to German and Greek.
At UCSD, I have taught French Conversation Classes to beginners, where 100% French was spoken, No English allowed. In Arabic, I have successfully tutored using "Al Kitaab program" from Georgetown University Press and "Alif Baa" Introduction to Arabic letters and sounds, for beginners. I can help you too, with conversation, grammar, homework, literature, etc.
I believe in motivation and will power. In French, we say "Qui veut, peut"; When there is a will, there is a way. Let's do it. Foreign languages are my passion and I share it with my students. I am a French and Arabic native as I grew up learning both languages simultaneously. I graduated with a master's degree in Read more
Let's be honest, learning a new language is a bit embarrassing. The prospect of having to make new sounds and pronounce foreign words can make anyone anxious, not to mention having to do it in front of a native speaker like Roger! But I decided to try him anyway - and I am so glad that I did. After our first lesson, Roger's genuine passion for teaching along with his great sense of humor alleviated my own insecurities. He made me feel at ease. His gentle manner and patience have since helped me focus on learning and not on my own shortcomings as a novice. That has made all the difference in the world.
The material that he uses has been screened and tested by him for years but it's far from generic. He adapts the material to one's individual skill level and time constraints. He also varies his teachings with supplemental texts and activities. I have had a fantastic time with Roger. It's been an honest pleasure. Overall, I just have to commend him for creating such a trusting environment where I am free to take risks in my own learning. So if you're looking for someone who truly invests in YOU and your learning, someone who is dynamic, kind, and engaging - look no further. My biggest mistake was not finding Roger sooner!
Roger is truly an amazing tutor. He greets his students with a welcoming, warm smile that sets a nice tone for studying. My twin 11-year-old daughters enjoy their lessons with Roger and say that the time goes by very quickly. This means a lot for parents who have their children taking after school lessons, such as a foreign language, as it generally does not share the same enthusiasm that children have towards after school sports or dance. Aside from my daughters being happy to take Arabic lessons, I see that they have improved in their writing, reading, and speaking ability. Thank you, Roger, for being their tutor!
Roger was great! My first impression was he is a good, patient, and kind person. I know he will probably put me to the challenge! I'm excited to continue with the lessons.
Roger is a very good tutor. He arrives promptly and is always energetic in his approach to teaching French. He brings extra materials that make learning French enjoyable. I would recommend him as a tutor.
Roger is tutoring my parents and myself and is so patient (and fun) in trying to teach three old dogs new tricks!
Roger is a well-qualified, native, French tutor who has tremendous energy. He makes the time fly. He is innovative, bringing french songs to the lesson. He is accommodating in his schedule.
I took Arabic classes with Roger and am very happy/proud of the progress I have made thanks to him! He is a very joyful person and classes are always lively and fly by. He was very accommodating when I needed to reschedule. Also, Roger is Lebanese and he mentioned interesting cultural aspects linked to the language that a book or non-native speaker may not provide.
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I grew up in Lebanon where Arabic was my native language. I learned it through high school, before joining a French University.
I am presently teaching Arabic successfully to beginners, using Al Kitaab program with "Alif Baa" Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds, from Georgetown University Press. It also incorporates an interactive internet version, thus enabling the teacher to communicate with his students,
transmit exercises and correct them.
As stated in my profile, I have a passion for languages. I am certified in English, Grammar and writing. I can help beginners as well as intermediates and students with vocabulary, conversation, writing, grammar, homework,,business terminology, etc
The key is to create interest in the student's mind and convey the language Arts Skills in a fun way, setting the stage for a lifetime of learning appreciation.
I am very patient and help all my students accordingly, the same way I helped my own children who are now college graduates.
I am a French native and have a master's degree from a French University. As stated in my profile, I love languages and French happens to be my favorite. I was very successful teaching conversation classes at UCSD and most of my students passed with honor at the end of the Quarter. I am very patient and always create a fun atmosphere, which is the key to success. I will be delighted to help you with all your French needs.
I have been certified in English, writing and grammar. I have also been reporting to the top management of several companies for over thirty years. I will be delighted to help you in Grammar, from building Simple sentences which have one clause, to Compound and complex sentences, which have two or more clauses.
Parts of the sentence will include Adjectives, Adverbs, Articles, Conjunctions, Interjections, Nouns, Prepositions, Pronouns, Proper nouns (subject), and Verb Action. I will teach you grammar through examples, exercises, worksheets, templates, etc. thus enabling you to grasp the right concepts.
Let's do it.
I have been certified in English, writing and grammar. I have also been reporting in English to the top management of several multinational companies for over thirty years. I will be delighted to help you in writing, conversation, vocabulary and all your English needs, the same way I helped my own children who are college graduates now.
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