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Isaac O.

Saint Paul, MN

$35/hour

Learn and speak French with ease from an experienced French tutor.

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Background check passed as of 3/22/14
4.9 average from 11 ratings
Very easy to work with!
— Karen, Inver Grove Heights, MN on 3/31/14

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University of Lagos & Université de Grenoble, France
French
Hamline University, St. Paul
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Lagos & Université de Grenoble, France (French)

Hamline University, St. Paul (Graduate Coursework)

About Isaac

I have been a French and English teacher for several years working with both middle and high school students. During my undergraduate studies, I had the unique opportunity to study for one year at the Université de Grenoble III in France on a French government scholarship awarded based on my performance in French language.

I am currently a graduate student of Hamline University pursuing my Master of Arts in Teaching of French K-12. Having gained a lot of skills while undergoing training at Hamline and teaching school kids during my student-teaching experience, I am competent in teaching French to students at both middle and high schools. I can also help students with English assignments especially in grammar and writing. I will employ various teaching techniques to meet the individual needs of the students. For instance, I will use flash cards, recorded cassettes, and good textbooks among others. Differentiation of instruction will play a major role in my tutoring sessions.

As a father of three kids in college and high school, I am very tolerant and patient with young kids. I am hardworking and very lively in class because of fun activities that I will introduce to students. I can tutor all beginners in French and adults who are interested in conversational French. Hope to hear from you very soon.
I have been a French and English teacher for several years working with both middle and high school students. During my undergraduate studies, I had the unique opportunity to study for one year at the Université de Grenoble III in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Saint Paul, MN 55119
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Very easy to work with!"

- Karen, Inver Grove Heights, MN on 3/31/14
Isaac replied on 4/2/2014

Thanks Karen, for your kind words. Your words of encouragement have certainly bolstered my morale and I feel energized to try my best to contribute in a significant way to Ryan's improvement in French in and outside the classroom.

"Amazing tutor!"

- Molly, Saint Paul, MN on 10/27/14
English:
English, Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
French
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary

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French

The main goal of my tutoring is to help students to develop interpretive and communicative competence in French language.
They will start from the basics and progress toward acquisition of these important skills. To achieve this, emphasis will be placed on developing oral, reading and writing skills. Vocabulary development and grammar will also be part of the tutoring program. Students will be introduced to the culture of French-speaking countries. I will encourage each student to speak French as much as possible during tutoring sessions. Also, there will be fun activities like French songs, etc., to enhance their learning.

University of Lagos & Université de Grenoble, France
French
Hamline University, St. Paul
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Lagos & Université de Grenoble, France (French)

Hamline University, St. Paul (Graduate Coursework)

Very easy to work with! — We had Isaac come to work with our 8th grade son to help him improve his French grade. He has been working with Isaac for just a few sessions but is already gaining ground and seems more confident that he'll be able to handle the work assigned in class. Isaac is VERY nice and easy to work with, and our son really likes him. My son is only in his second year of French but Isaac seems like he cou ...

— Karen, Inver Grove Heights, MN on 3/31/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Isaac will travel within 10 miles of Saint Paul, MN 55119.