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Sarah - Prof french - Alphington
Alphington 
  • Super tutor
  • (8 reviews)
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Greg
« Perfect! Sarah is a wonderful teacher, she made our lesson fun with songs and... More »
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Greg
« Perfect! Sarah is a wonderful teacher, she made our lesson fun with songs and games, I really enjoyed it :) »
$50/h
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Response Time 1h
Lesson formats available..
  • One-to-one
Lessons can be held..
Subjects taught
  • French
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • Year 11-12
  • TAFE
  • Adult
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Postgraduate
  • PhD
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Adult
  • Kids

Highly energetic French teacher with experience in all age levels, devising creative lessons for students and adapting to their different learning requirements.

Methodology

For me, it is essential to work with you on concrete projects according to your day-to-day interests.

I build all my lessons from an action-based perspective: I like to integrate games into the phases of my lessons to make them fun and interactive.

I use the spiral teaching method: a subject is seen the first time in a determined context, put aside for a moment, and then studied again in another context in more detail. This method makes sense because we can cover the same material many times without it feeling repetitive.

As a hobby, I like to draw cartoons and I try to incorporate these into my lessons.

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Background

Bonjour! My name is Sarah and I come from Belgium. I have a Bachelor of teaching French as a foreign language and I have started to give French lesson since 2012 during language summer camp with kids.

My first full time job was to teach French to small groups of adults and I also worked for a while in secondary schools in Melbourne. I love teaching and the challenge of finding something that will meet the needs and interests of my students.

I have a lot of experience teaching French around the world, and can bring a lot of insight to the students on the culture of ‘la Francophonie’ and the French language as I am a native French speaker myself.

I also love sport, I play cricket every Thursday night and Sunday morning in Clifton hill.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $50/h
Lesson formats available..
One-to-one
Lessons can be held..
at their place
at your place
Subjects taught
  • French
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • Year 11-12
  • TAFE
  • Adult
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Postgraduate
  • PhD
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Adult
  • Kids

Sarah's CV

Experience:

French Teacher - Penola Catholic College
Melbourne (Australia)
January 2018-September 2018
I taught French to the year 7 and 8 classes, developing the curriculum and teaching materials of French as it is the first year French is being taught in year 8. I was also preparing CLIL Humanities lessons for next year.

French Teacher - Ecole Sympa Tokyo (Japan)
August 2017 - October 2017
I was working with small groups of adults. I employed creative writing and role-play to encourage student learning and build community within the classroom.

French Teacher assistant - Loyola College and Penola Catholic College
Melbourne (Australia)
January 2017- June 2017
I assisted the French teacher in particular with oral activities, either with small groups of students or individuals. I also taught the classes several times while the teacher was away. Year 9-12.

French Teacher - Nouveau Saint-Servais ASBL Namur (Belgium)
September 2014 - August 2016
I was working with adults immigrants. I performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on their specific needs.

French Teacher and Organiser - Haut-Lac International Bilingual School
Saint-LĂ©gier (Switzerland)
Summer 2013-2014
Over 2 years I taught French to young students (Year 1-9) with diverse creative activities involving arts such as painting, theatre, music and circus.

French Teacher and Organiser - Roeland Taalvakanties Gand (Belgium)
School holidays 2012-2014
I taught French to students (Year 7-12) during school holidays and supervised cultural and sport activities in French.

Education:

2018 - Master 1 in Languages, cultures and society in multilingual environments
Université des Antilles - Martinique (France)

2014 - International Certificate in compared education practices
Haute Ecole Leonard de Vinci (ENCBW) - Louvain-La-Neuve (Belgium)
Laval University - Québec (Canada)

2013 - Bachelor of teaching French and French as a foreign language
Haute Ecole Leonard de Vinci (ENCBW) - Louvain-La-Neuve (Belgium)

2007 - High School Diploma: Latin, Language and Drama
Institut Saint-Joseph - Ciney (Belgium)

8 reviews on Sarah
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
G
Greg

Perfect! Sarah is a wonderful teacher, she made our lesson fun with songs and games, I really enjoyed it :)

Sarah's response

Greg is a really great student! Always keen to learn and do his best! :)

7 recommendations

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Sophie

She listen what you need and help you to get better ! She tries to learn with games and it is not boring !

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Aurelie

We studied together to become French teachers. We worked together a lot on creating lessons and animations during three years.

I remember Sarah as a dynamic teacher. She is persevering and innovative with a lot of imagination to captivate even the most reluctant students.

My favorite memory with Sarah in a classroom is when we started the lesson with a Disney song to introduce the theme of dreams to a class that didn't know French. Best time in a classroom ever.

Sarah knows to question herself and adapt to her audience. She pays attention to the needs of her students. She is understanding but has no issue using her authority when needed. She has many years of experience in many different contexts. She wouldn't make a great teacher, she already is.

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Christy

My 10 year old daughter and I have completed 6 months of french tuition with Sarah. She is a fantastic tutor with an encouraging and positive attitude, and kept lessons interesting for my daughter. We would highly recommend Sarah.

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Anne

Ses compĂ©tences sont Ă  la hauteur de sa motivation... À l’écoute, Ă  la recherche de nouvelles façons d’enseigner afin que chacun se sente Ă  l’aise (en fonction de son degrĂ© d’apprentissage), Sarah est vraiment une super profJe n’ai qu’une chose Ă  dire:Allons-y!!!

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Giulia

Sarah is seriously the best French tutuor I ever had. She's been teaching adults for years and it's absolutely astonishing how you never get bored. She's super funny and entertaining! Best part is she really pushes you to speak Fench all the time and thanks to her my French improved quite a lot

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Elisabeth

I know Sarah through our work together on ielts test preparation. She is smart, professional, hard-working and fun. French is her first language. She knows more about English grammar than native speakers. I highly recommend her for any job. Elisabeth Benn, teacher.

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Greg

Sarah is a really fun and enthusiastic teacher with years of experience teaching French as a foreign language!

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