Have also worked in property management, logistics, road haulage, retail management and most recently teaching English as a foreign language which gives me insight into a wide range of trades and professions.
Rich life experience, adaptable and genuinely interested in the experiences, ideas and opinions of people from across the world. Taught film and visual culture at universities and arts centres in France and UK from 2006 on.
Lived and worked in Togo, Sicily, Spain and France and am very comfortable with cultural differences as well as opinions and ideas different to my own.
A solid experience as independent tutor and classroom teacher in language schools and holiday camps in France, Austria, Spain, Italy, Togo, Ivory Coast and the UK from 2011 on.
Developing programmes of study and adapting course materials ensuring the enthusiastic participation of younger teenagers. Expanding teaching resources to encompass the wider culture of the English speaking world such as Africa, Asia and the Americas.
Exam preparation students in Spain passed PET exam with distinctions, students in France
passed entry exams to Ecole Sciences Politiques. Every TOEFL or TOEIC student of mine has achieved their desired score and I can provide attestations or references to this effect.
Designed and implemented role play activities based on reality TV show for students at Aix Marseille University, improving speaking and listening skills.
2014 to present: Created several bespoke activities and resources for various clients in Marseille including Aix Marseille University, a taxi company where I adapted the ‘Jeopardy’ quiz game to teach basic grammar and vocabulary for people training to acquire a taxi drivers licence. I’ve also worked at the Kingfisher Group, EDF, Kuehne Nagel and DHL.
Working online since 2020 with a wide portfolio of international students from small group classes of four young adults or teenagers, to one to one.