From learner to trainer...
I like saying that before being a trainer of French as a foreign language, I am first and foremost a ("gourmande") learner of foreign languages and cultures.
My journey began at the university, in an English language and civilization course. In this context, I seized the opportunity to work as a French assistant in England. That was more than twenty years ago... since then I have never really left teaching French as a foreign language! A few years later, it was in Denmark, at the Lycée Français Prins Henrik in Copenhagen, that I accompanied children and young people in their learning of French. Then my path continued in Flemish Belgium where I was trained by the Berlitz International School with whom I worked with companies, private individuals and some schools. I then decided to become an independent trainer. I obtained my Certificate in teaching French as a foreign language at the CAVILAM Alliance Française in Vichy.
Since then, I have been working mainly with newcomers and I occasionally train teachers.
By living and learning foreign languages in their respective countries, I quickly realized how crucial it was to be confronted with the language in its context in order to acquire it in a lasting way.
The success of an immersion is not down to one person, or even two, but to all the people you will meet in different contexts during your stay in France. It starts with my family!
Here they are, my husband and our two sons, who will be delighted to share many exciting conversations with you.