I am a French native speaker with experience in giving French tutoring to students (HSC and IB) and adults (beginners, advanced and intermediate) who want to learn or to improve their French.
I have a French teaching Diploma (DAEFLE) from the Alliance Francaise. I teach for the Alliance Francaise of Sydney, the Northern Community college, several private high schools and language training providers.
I am very passionate about my job and I enjoy teaching people from different backgrounds. I present French in a functional and creative way that makes it easier to grasp.
It can be a one to one lesson or a group of 4 maximum.
You can come to my place or I can come to your place too !
Give me a call on 0434 557 060
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Vanessa is an incredibly effective teacher who is able to respond to her students and adapt her approaches to suit. She is warm, friendly, and the learning never feels like a chore - even when it's challenging. I will definitely recommend her to anyone looking for French tutoring.
As an older student I was feeling somewhat daunted at the prospect of trying to remember my schoolgirl French. However I need not have worried! Vanessa made me feel relaxed and confident from day 1. She is a patient and capable teacher who uses great methods. It has been a pleasure having lessons with her.
I'm a beginner and I do not know where to start until I have a one on one French lessons with Vanessa. She is a friendly, helpful and professional French tutor with great teaching methods. She is very flexible in time/schedule too. I had a very good experience learning French with her and I can speak and make a simple sentence after undertook a 15 lessons with her. She made me doing some exercises after every class resulting improved my French in writing, speaking and listening.She copied a lot of French movie to me as well. Hence, I can practiced French while watching to a movie. This is really great! I highly recommend Vanessa to everyone who want to learn French.
As a rusty intermediate level French speaker, I undertook a series of one on one lessons with Vanessa with the aim of reconnecting with the French language and improving my communication skills. Vanessa conducted each lesson in a professional manner; she was committed, patient and always offered lots of encouragement. Vanessa offered flexibility in the scheduling and rescheduling of lessons. The lessons were interesting, engaging, well planned and tailored to my level and context i.e. business French. Furthermore, lessons incorporated speaking, listening, reading and writing elements and were reinforced by corresponding les devoirs. Vanessa helped me gain confidence in and improve my language skills whilst reigniting my passion for French language, society and culture. I would highly recommend Vanessa to anybody wishing to learn French or improve a current level of French language skills. She is an excellent teacher and a very kind and friendly person.
Vanessa is a really great French Tutor who has helped me a lot! She teaches in many different ways that help you understand the concept of what you are learning. She is a lovely person with an extremely positive attitude towards French and learning. She speaks using conversational language that will help you if you travel to a French speaking country. She is very professional and I really appreciate what she has done for me. Now I can speak French a lot better and I have more confidence in my French. I have learnt loads from Vanessa and would highly recommend her to anyone who would like to improve their French or would like to learn it.