Allan Issenchmidt

Allan I.

Lutherville Timonium, MD
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am a French native. I can help you to improve your French because I know how hard it is to learn a language. I learn Spanish too thanks to my Bachelor Degree in France and Spain.
I would like to introduce you to francophone cultures.

I can teach in a fun way if you want something cool or I can be professional if it is important to you. I work both as a teacher (fun way) and as a sales person (more professional)

About Allan I.

Hi, there! My name is Allan and I can't wait to meet you! I'm a French Native and I've been teaching private lessons since 2010 and have loved helping my students in French, Spanish, Science, and Soccer. I went to a French Univesity (Avignon) and earned a degree in English and Spanish with a concentration in International Business in 2012. I'm a sportive and an easy going person. When I teach I try to make my student speak, nothing is better than to speak to learn a language.
For soccer we practice exercise over and over in order to master a specific gesture.I play soccer since I was 6 and with some friends we created the first Parkour's Club in France in 2003 I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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Jimia
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He is great very understanding and takes time to explain what the language is all about!! I can't wait for the next lesson

Posted May 19, 2016
Helen Stichel
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Had a wonderful first lesson with Allen! I am very much looking forward to learning more French. I really appreciated Allen's enthusiasm and willingness to work with me to find learning strategies that best fit with my learning style.

Posted Feb 24, 2016
Liz de la Rosa
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Great, I think we have a plan.

Posted Aug 17, 2015
Pamela C.
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Allen is a wonderful teacher. He is fun and very patient and understanding. He also gives you the space to learn and grow and doesn't make you feel awkward when you pronoun something incorrectly but instead offer correction and encouragement.

Posted Aug 13, 2015
Charles H.
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This was my first Parkour lesson. We warmed up and then Allan taught me vaulting basics and showed me a sequence of vaults.

Allan did an excellent job: he was good at explaining the movements and was encouraging. I had a fun time and I'm looking forward to my next lesson.

Posted Jun 17, 2015
Astrid Garcia
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Allan is a great teacher!!!! Very patience and made me feel comfortable! I highly recomend him!! :)

Posted Jun 8, 2015
Vivian M.
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Allan was a lovely surprise. My first lesson was stress-free and FUN! He was so kind, patient, and encouraging. He has inspired me to look at my language learning in a different, more positive way that will help me grow. Just one lesson with him and my confidence has increased substantially. After more than 30 years away from the language, I was so unsure of myself and my ability with French. However, with Allan, I feel as if I've hit the jackpot - gaining a tutor who not only understands what I'm going through but who will help me achieve my goals more enthusiastically.

Posted May 21, 2015

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Experience

French & Spanish teacher
Aug 2016 - Present

St Paul's School for Girls

I have been teaching at SPSG for the past 4 years and I really love it. I have been teaching French and Spanish depending on the need and Middle and Upper school students.

Tutoring
Sep 2010 - Present

French companies and Takelessons

I tutored Spanish and Science when I was in France and I still tutor here in the U.S. and I love it

Spanish Teacher
Sep 2015 - Jun 2016

Baltimore School for the Art

Long term substitute teacher of Spanish Levels I, II, and II Honors from September 2015 through December. Designed projects to allow students to share their interests in Spanish. Taught Consumer math to Seniors during the second semester

Kayak Guide
Jun 2011 - Aug 2014

Kayak Vert

I was a kayak guide on a river in the South of France.

Education

Bachelor Degree in Foreign Languages English and Spanish
Sep 2010 - Jun 2013

Université d'Avignon et des Pays du Vaucluse

High School Diploma with a science concentration
Sep 2008 - Jun 2010

Lycee Alphonse Benoit

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

French

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Spanish

Professional Proficiency

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