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I have a PhD from the University of Georgia. I have experience teaching in France and the Caribbean, as well as several states in the U.S., and can help you to achieve your goals in education, whether it be through mastery of French Language and Literature, or just English and Composition! I have almost 10 years experience as a teacher and several years experience as a tutor and can help anyone improve their writing and communication skills.
I lived in France for about two years, and have experience with translation and teaching within the French system. I am a skilled grammarian, and have a rich knowledge of French literature from Europe and the former colonies, especially Africa and the Caribbean.
Along with strong experience in literature and film history and analysis, I also have many eight years experience teaching writing and composition at the University and college level. I know what makes writing compelling and coherent, and how to help students achieve that goal by identifying what they want to say and how they want to organize that content.
I am very approachable, and very comfortable discussing and exploring a wide range of issues, from current events and environmental concerns, to specifics of literary, film and image analysis. I encourage students to take a step back from their perceptions of the world and to assess other opinions. I do this in the goal of resetting their perspectives within a context of critical thinking and understanding. My end goal is to empower students to think for themselves and contextualize their arguments with the appropriate research and documentation so that they can achieve success in their academic efforts, and beyond. I have a PhD from the University of Georgia. I have experience teaching in France and the Caribbean, as well as several states in the U.S., and can help you to achieve your goals in education, whether it be through mastery of French … Read more
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I have an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Humanities (Comparative Literature). And I have spent 8 years teaching literature and composition classes, including technical writing, expository, and the entire composition sequence. I have a specialization in research skills training and the use of research in humanities and social science based papers.