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Bob C.

Charlotte, NC

$50/hour

Dynamic and Effective French and English Language Coach

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Davidson College
Unniversity Of Virginia
Master's
UNC Greensboro
Other

Education

Davidson College

Unniversity Of Virginia (Master's)

UNC Greensboro (Other)

About Bob

It is very rewarding to help students improve in English and French. I have a master’s degree in French, taught over 20 years in college preparatory schools, and lived in France. In English, I have a TESOL International Core Certificate and have taught ESL for 5 years in academic programs preparing students to enter English-medium universities. I am ready to help students with listening, reading, writing, speaking, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, and test prep. I am confident my experience, skills, and commitment to your learning will yield the results you seek.

Beginning with a free consultation and questionnaire, I pay close attention to the goals, preferences, and progress of my students. I am very familiar with effective language learning strategies and will help you use them for maximum benefit. I have also coached many sports teams and consider myself a language coach; I will encourage, guide, and challenge you to increase your knowledge and skill.

This summer, I am available most days Monday-Friday 9am-8pm (EST) face-to-face and online, and sometimes on the weekend. My standard rate is $50 in person, and $25 online.

I am eager to help you with your French or English needs, so get in touch and let’s get started!
It is very rewarding to help students improve in English and French. I have a master’s degree in French, taught over 20 years in college preparatory schools, and lived in France. In English, I have a TESOL International Core Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Charlotte, NC 28270
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL,
Public Speaking,
Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
French
Elementary Education:
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL now for 4 - 5 years in a university Intensive English Program, and a community college readiness program. I have a core certificate from TESOL International. I can help with reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills, as well as vocabulary and grammar.
I have a passion for helping learners improve their English!

French

My undergraduate major was French. I have an M.A. in French. I have lived in France. I have taught French in high school and college for 20 + years. I have a passion for helping individuals learn and improve in French; I know how to assess and meet your needs.

Public Speaking

In my roles as a high school coach, language department chair, and community service advisor, I have given dozens of talks to large school audiences. In addition, I participated in a year-long Toastmaster class to gain confidence and skill. Finally, in my ESL classes, I have coached students about how to give effective presentations. This includes such components as gathering and organizing information, use of visuals, practice and delivery, and feedback.
In addition, I believe in encouragement and building confidence since our thoughts and beliefs are so important. I spent years working with tennis players to help them improve their mental skills and have a passion for helping people learn and grow.
In sum, I believe my experience as a public speaker, language instructor, and coach uniquely qualify me to help you.

Davidson College
Unniversity Of Virginia
Master's
UNC Greensboro
Other

Education

Davidson College

Unniversity Of Virginia (Master's)

UNC Greensboro (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Bob will travel within 20 miles of Charlotte, NC 28270.