||English, French, Spanish
||Youth, Adults, Groups
||Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
|Lessons Take Place
Fluent English, French, and Spanish speaker residing in Calgary with 5 years teaching experience and a bachelor's degree in French & Spanish.
Education / Certificates
Bachelor's degree in French & Spanish from the University of Calgary. C1+ certificate from the CUEFEE (Centre universitaire d'enseignement du français aux étudiants étrangers).
Strong speaking, listening, reading, and writing ability. Familiar with both informal & formal registers. Specific knowledge about accent reduction. French immersion from the age of 5-18 and have been studying Spanish since the age of 15. Experience with teaching for the past 5 years. University degree in French and Spanish from the University of Calgary. Lived in France for 6 months and in South America for 3 months, meaning that I have "hands on" experience with both languages alongside my classroom education. Studied various aspects of each language such as linguistics, grammar, essay writing, general conversation, and more. Soft Skills: Deep understanding of how to make the learning process as enjoyable & effective as possible. Patient & adaptable to your needs. Able to explain complicated concepts in a simple & easy to understand manner. Strong ability of supporting you through the challenges of learning a language. Open to feedback to ensure that you have a positive experience with me. 6 years experience leading engaging & educational activities (for groups and individuals. Miscellaneous experience: Teaching & studying languages are my biggest passions. You'll be hard-pressed to find someone who likes & is more knowledgeable about language learning than me. You can to search "Azren the Language Nerd" or "Polyglot Azren" on Google to see my other work.
100% based around your needs as the language learner. Lessons conducted around your schedule. I offer both small group and private lessons. I teach via Skype and/or in-person from NW Calgary. Occasional social activities to maximize your learning (i.e game nights, movie nights, culture events, etc). Introduce you to other French/Spanish learners in the city to integrate you into the language community. Engaging activities to improve your reading/writing abilities. Watch videos in French/Spanish to improve your listening comprehension. Conversation lessons to improve your overall fluency & accent. Learn grammar & vocabulary that is relevant & useful for you. Provide resources for you to continue your learning outside of lessons.
I am flexible and can easily adapt to a student's schedule.
Online via Skype or in person at the Crowfoot library in NW Calgary.
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