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George K.

San Diego, CA

$45/hr

French language and culture enthusiast professor

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Background check passed as of 5/13/15
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25 Ratings
 
 
12hrs Response Time

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Pomona College
French
Yale University
Master's
Yale University
Other

Education

Pomona College (French)

Yale University (Master's)

Yale University (Other)

About George

I am a Graduate of the Yale University French Department with 2 Master's Degrees. I completed all courses to qualify for the Ph.D in French literature. I have lived, worked, and taught in multiple French-speaking countries (Switzerland, France, Cameroon). I retired from my career as financial planner to pursue my passion teaching French language, literature and philosophy to students. I also substitute teach French at San Dieguito Union High School and San Diego Unified School District.

I keep fluent in French by traveling to France and Europe once annually. I have close French friends who also visit me in San Diego. While in Europe I speak no English and carefully monitor and follow as many media sources as possible.
I am a Graduate of the Yale University French Department with 2 Master's Degrees. I completed all courses to qualify for the Ph.D in French literature. I have lived, worked, and taught in multiple French-speaking countries Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of San Diego, CA 92116
Background Check: Passed
English:
ACT English, English, Literature
Language:
French,
Spanish
Business:
Business,
Economics
Homeschool:
Economics, English, French,
Spanish
Test Preparation:
ACT English
Corporate Training:
Business,
Economics, French,
Spanish

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Business

I worked for 21 years as a self-employed financial advisor with Ameriprise, the nation's largest financial planning company. I operated and ran my own franchise as an independent contractor and helped over 250 clients save, invest, and plan their financial futures. I spent a great deal of time coaching clients and their families on the details of how various financial products and services work. I successfully sold my financial franchise to another advisor last year, thus completing the business cycle of creating, managing, and selling my own business.

French

I have an in-depth knowledge of French language, literature, and culture from both living abroad in several francophone countries as well as having majored in French in college and graduate school. I am retired now but have extensive experience as a substitute teacher in 2 different school districts as well as with private tutoring. I enjoy individual tutoring the most since with motivated students, significant progress can be made in short periods of time.

Spanish

I am a substitute teacher for San Diego Unified and San Dieguito Unified High Schools. I am fluent in Spanish.

Pomona College
French
Yale University
Master's
Yale University
Other

Education

Pomona College (French)

Yale University (Master's)

Yale University (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

George will travel within 20 miles of San Diego, CA 92116.

Background Check Status for George K.

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