Lydie Hamard

Lydie H.

Austin, TX
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Lesson Details

French

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My name is Lydie. I am an enthusiastic and devoted French teacher with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 14 years of teaching experience. I have been very successful at teaching students of all ages, and of various levels of proficiency.

I am using the Communicative language teaching method. My students learn and practice French through the interaction with one another and with me. My goal is to enable my students to communicate effectively and appropriately in the various situations they would likely find themselves in. My students learn basic skills such as describing, enquiring, informing, explaining, inviting, suggesting, complaining and notions such as the expression of time, quantity, and location.

I was born and raised in Normandie, a north western region of France. I graduated from Université de Caen Normandie in Adult Vocational Training. I spent 14 years teaching French to foreign students, and 6 years as an educator at the French school for children with disabilities and violent disorders. Currently, I am working as a teacher at a French immersion school in Austin, Texas.

I love my French culture, arts and literature. I enjoy reading classical novels especially by Zola, Balzac and Maupassant. I am passionate about sharing the very best of my culture
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About

Lydie delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
1995

My name is Lydie. I am an enthusiastic and devoted French teacher with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 20 years of teaching experience.

I have been very successful at teaching hundreds of students of various ages and levels of proficiency. Currently, I am giving private and online lessons to 18 students on weekly basis. Many of my students have been with me for about a year or longer. They are extremely satisfied because they are learning fast while having fun at the same time, and they are getting top-notch tutoring for a very reasonable fee.

I can help you with all aspects of French including grammar, conversation, vocabulary and overall fluency. I will work with you to evaluate your needs. I will adapt my methods to suit your learning style.

I am using the Communicative language teaching method. My students learn and practice French through the interaction with one another and with me. My goal is to enable my students to communicate effectively and appropriately in the various situations they would likely find themselves in. My students learn basic skills such as describing, enquiring, informing, explaining, inviting, suggesting, complaining and notions such as the expression of time, quantity, and location.

I was born and raised in Normandie, a north western region of France. I graduated from University de Caen Normandie in Adult Vocational Training. I spent 14 years teaching French to foreign students, and 6 years as an educator at the French school for children with disabilities and violent disorders. Currently, I am working as a teacher at a French immersion school in Austin, Texas.

I love my French culture, arts and literature. I enjoy reading classical novels especially by Zola, Balzac and Maupassant. I am passionate about sharing the very best of my culture with other people. That is why I am such a passionate French language teacher. My work and life experiences have thought me not only to be an effective teacher, but also to be compassionate and caring individual who can see potentials in every one of my students.

Your success is my success.

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Experience

French language teacher
Apr 2018 - Present
Austin International School

I teach French to a class of 16 students.

Private French language tutor
Sep 2016 - Present
Self employed

I have been giving private French lessons, both online and onsite face to face to about 22 students, many of whom have been with me for longer than a year.

French language teacher
Feb 2017 - Mar 2018
Petite Ecole Internationale (Austin)

I taught French to a class of 12 children.

French language teacher
Feb 2002 - Apr 2016
INFREP, France

I taught French language to foreign students in France.

Education

Adult Vocational Trainer
Jun 1994 - Jun 1995
AFPA de Caen, FRANCE

Languages

English
Professional Proficiency
French
Fluent / Native Proficiency

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