I am an experienced and passionate teacher with a demonstrated history of working in the education field in France, the United States, and South America. Working in various cultural and professional environments has deepened my conviction, commitment, and interest in being a language teacher in a multilingual environment.
I have been tutoring for 10 years now and have had great success with my students, ranging from preschool to college-age, and homeschooling learners.
I enjoy tutoring and engaging my students with fun and challenging linguistic contexts. I like to apply languages to real-world situations to allow my students to fully understand the relevance and necessity of knowing and using a foreign language in their everyday lives.
As a foreign language tutor, I developed strong skills in teaching French, ESL and Spanish to students of different levels by engaging them in role plays according to a specific situation, analyzing grammar points and tenses, memorizing common expressions and idioms and preparing them for final exams. It has turned out to be a rewarding exchange on a cultural and professional level.
02/2016 – Present
Position : French and Spanish Teaching Assistant. Company : Language Garden Preschool, Los Angeles, USA
Missions : • Provide leadership in French and Spanish class, working in close partnership with the teachers.
• Implement our dual language approach through reading and art activities.
• Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help them reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
12/2014 – 12/2015
Position : Linguistic Consultant. Company : Baya Consulting, Ile de France, France.
Missions : • Managed classroom by planning, preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes and age groups, prepared and set tests, examination papers and exercises.
• Marked and provided appropriate feedbacks on oral and written work.
• Devised, wrote and produced new materials, including audio and visual resources.
• Created interactive classes through topics including pop-culture, current events, phrasal verbs or idiomatic expressions.
01/2013 - 12/2015.
Position : French Teacher. Company : Les Airelles, Roissy-en-Brie, France.
Missions : • Taugh French as a second language for beginner and advanced level students.
• Instructed students through lectures, discussions, visual aids, and other effective teaching methods for learner comprehension.
• Coordianted parent/teacher conferences to review students’ performance, behavior and other issues.
• Attended faculty meetings and training sessions.
05/2012 - 12/2012.
Position : Au Pair. Company : World Class Nannies, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Missions : • Was in charge of supervising two brothers, 6 and 8 years old, picked them up from school and helped them to do their homework.
• Leveraged bilingual communication skills to help them improve their conversational abilities in English.
• Discovery of the American and English culture.
I met Cecilia in Paris, both being french. I was planning to improve my english and learn spanish before leaving france for work in an international firm. Her experience for having been living abroad for around 10 years now and her way to teach me, were very helpful and eficient. She is pasionate, experienced and dispose of great skills (kindness, patient, confident, adaptability, assiduous/rigorous) to teach foreign languages.
The best private tutor I ever had! She's super down to earth and was really paitent with me. She helped me to be fluent in French and she knows how to make you understand the language. I had to leave to a different state but I took my lessons from her little more thank a year. Highly recommended if you are serious in learning a language.
She's passionate ans patient
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