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Jennifer M.

Atlanta, GA

$50/hour

I love sharing my knowledge of and passion for French!

In-person lessons
100+ Hours
4.9 average from 43 ratings
Tuteur patient et compétent!
— Corrie, Atlanta, GA on 2/5/17

$50/Hour


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Vanderbilt University
French,Communication
University of Virginia
Master's

Education

Vanderbilt University (French,Communication)

University of Virginia (Master's)

About Jennifer

My experience with French began in middle school and it quickly became my greatest passion. When I was in college I was able to spend a semester in France and that experience changed my life. It was amazing to use the language I had learned every day and to understand the culture through first-hand experience. As a French teacher for 21 years, I have shared my passion for and knowledge of French language and culture with hundreds of students. I have inspired many of them to pursue French or other foreign language studies in college and beyond.

Though I have chosen to slow down my work routine, I would love to continue working with students and with the language that means so much to me. I have tutored many of my students in the past and I know how to assess students' strengths and needs to make the most of our time working together.

I hold both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in French. I spent a semester studying in France during college, and I have returned to France twenty times since then, often to accompany my students. I taught French 1, 2, 3, 4 and AP in a respected independent school in the Atlanta area for 21 years and I have worked wih students in grades 8-12. I began an exchange program with a French high school that is now going into its 14th year. In France I am often mistaken for a native speaker.

I enjoy making learning French fun and uncomplicated for my students. I have lots of great tips and secrets to share. I look forward to getting started with you and helping you on your way to being a fluent French speaker!
My experience with French began in middle school and it quickly became my greatest passion. When I was in college I was able to spend a semester in France and that experience changed my life. It was amazing to use the language I had learned every day and to understand the culture through first-hand experience. As a French teacher for 21 years, I Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Atlanta, GA 30329
In-person lessons

"Tuteur patient et compétent!"

- Corrie, Atlanta, GA on 2/5/17

"Excellent French tutor"

- Kathleen, Marietta, GA on 1/28/17

"Improved grades"

- Connie, Stone Mountain, GA on 10/26/16
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French
Elementary Education:
Grammar

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French

Degrees: M.A. French language and literature, University of Virginia, 1993
B.A. French and Communication, Vanderbilt University, 1988

Experience: Taught French 1, 2, 3, 4 and AP for 21 years at respected independent Atlanta area school. Began exchange with high school in France and accompanied students to France for last 16 years.

Vanderbilt University
French,Communication
University of Virginia
Master's

Education

Vanderbilt University (French,Communication)

University of Virginia (Master's)

Tuteur patient et compétent!

Jennifer is a knowledgeable, professional and patient French tutor. She has a good grasp of what my middle schooler needs to be successful! Jennifer is also working with my second grader to be more confident in reading and comprehension in the French language. Overall we've had a good experience so far!

— Corrie, Atlanta, GA on 2/5/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jennifer will travel within 20 miles of Atlanta, GA 30329.