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Part-time Instructor, French

 

Education :

One year of Hotel Management School in Strasbourg, France.

BA in Applied Modern Languages (English and German) (Université de Paris X, France)

Diplôme de la Chambre de Commerce de Paris, France

Master in Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax (in progress)

Community work :

Concours d’Art Oratoire –judge - (Canadian Parents For French), Junior Achievement Program –teacher -(Bedford Junior High), Sunnyside School (Bedford) and École du Sacré Coeur (Richelieu, France)- Library -, Religious Education (St Ignatius Parish),  Hope Cottage meals (St Vincent of Paul Society)

Autobiographical Sketch :

I was born in Paris, France and immigrated to Canada in 1987. Since settling in Halifax, I have taught French as a Second Language to civil servants, students at the International Language Institute, the Alliance Française and with the Public Service Commission. I have been director of the Alliance Française de Halifax (a French cultural and language centre) from 1989 to 2001 and Honorary Vice-Consul for France from 1996 to 2000. I have taught French and created courses for both children and adults at different levels. I have also organized a wide variety of cultural events in Halifax. Since 1990, I have enjoyed teaching part-time at the Mount, in the Modern Languages Department .

On a more personal note, I am married and have five children, one dog and two cats. I enjoy walking, swimming, horseback riding, reading and cooking.