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Gainesville, FL
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Hey there! I'm Amanda! Let's work together on your goals towards learning French! Unlike everyone else listed here, I am not a language teacher, I am a language COACH. It's 2018; let's learn languages like it's the 21st century! As a PhD candidate at the University of Florida studying Linguistics, I have studied all the best ways to learn a language and would love to share my passion with you!

As your coach, I'll help you focus on your goals and hold you accountable for accomplishing them. I promote student agency and will help you to make your own choices about your own learning; this way each lesson fits your individual needs and differences. As your own language and success coach, we will not only work together to understand the target language vocabulary and grammar, but we will also delve into the metacognitive and self-regulatory skills necessary to study quickly and efficiently, feel comfortable speaking the language, and get ahead in other areas of your life as well!

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About Amanda
Hi there! I'm Amanda!

Congratulations on starting/continuing your language journey in French! I would love to join you! I'm a PhD student at the University of Florida studying Linguistics with a specialization in Second Language Acquisition (aka the best ways to learn languages)!!! Different, from the other individuals listed here, I am not a language teacher, I am a language COACH. It's time to learn a language like it's the 21st century! Let's work together to reach your goals!

What is a language coach?

As a language couch, I enable students to focus on their goals and hold them accountable for accomplishing them. I promote student agency and allow students to make choices about their own learning; this way each lesson fits their individual needs and differences. As your own language and success coach, we will not only work t
ogether to understand the target language vocabulary and grammar, but we will also delve into the metacognitive and self-regulatory skills necessary to study quickly and efficiently, feel comfortable speaking the language, and get ahead in other areas of your life as well!

My mission for each lesson is to provide a language learning experience unique in its approach to incorporate strategy instruction including reducing foreign language anxiety, building agency, and developing self-regulated learning skills. My coaching objective is to help learners reach their second language goals through not only language teaching, but student empowerment as well. I aim to help students realize and build their own agency, resulting in a self-actualized, relaxed, and engaged learning environment. Through this one-of-a-kind coaching method, success is having my students end each tutoring session feeling positive, and eventually ending tutoring sessions all together knowing that they are competent, intelligible, and composed speakers of the target language.

I have been an language instructor and coach since 2009 teaching children English in France through the TAPIF program. I have taught/coached undergraduates French at both the Ohio University (where I earned my BA and MA in French) and the University of Florida (where I am earning my PhD in Linguistics). Further, I have taught English as a Second Language at the University of Florida as well as Santa Fe College.

As a researcher, I have focused my life's work and dissertation on the topic of lowering Foreign Language Anxiety in foreign language learners. Foreign Language Anxiety is often cited as the number 1 correlation to achievement in acquiring the target language. Do you get nervous when you attempt to speak the language that you've learned? Are you scared what others are going to think of you? Do you have perfectionist tendencies? Well, helping you manage Foreign Language Anxiety while learning French would be exactly my skill set!

While I am a seasoned, SLAT (Second Language Acquisition and Teaching) certified instructor and am able to teach at the university level, tutoring is my true passion. I began tutoring in 2008 at Ohio University and I have not stopped since. My youngest tutee was 4 years old and my oldest tutee, who is still working with me, is 72 years old. I can cater to all ages, language levels, individual differences, objectives and goals, attitudes, and motivation levels. Send me a message with any questions that you have and we can chat and set some goals for your language learning journey.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you in any way possible in the world of French! Talk to you soon! :)
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Krystal B. September 27, 2018
· French · Online
This was our first lesson, but Amanda put me at ease immediately. She is highly intelligent and was able to set a clear picture on how I can shape my own lessons based on my learning style. I am very excited to work with her in the future and would recommend her to anyone.
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Erica June 8, 2018
· French · In studio
Amanda is the best tutor ever! She has a very patient and compassionate way of teaching. She makes learning a new language fun and not fearful. I do not know what I would do without her guideness and expertise when it comes to French. I highly recommend Amanda if you are need of a French tutor! Her teaching skills are top notch! She is the best! I cannot say enough about how wonderful and helpful she is.
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Ana May 30, 2017
· French · Online
Just had my first lesson with Amanda and am so pleased that I have more lessons scheduled with her. She is a very good teacher and the hour went by so fast!
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About ARMAND N.

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Fun and creative teacher with a heart to transmit knowledge. I love working with people of all ages and background, especially the youth

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I am Chemist by training who studied and worked on three different continents. Therefore, I can adapt my teaching skills quickly to fit the needs of my students. I have 10+ years of teaching experience. Personally, I am a very approachable and dedicated teacher and mentor.
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ARMAND N.

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About MEDELE K.

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Barrington, NJ

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I grew up in Paris (France) so French is my first language. If you are trying to learn the proper way to speak the language, I am more than qualify to teach you.

About MEDELE
My name Medele Alexandre Kao. I am a French Native who grew up in Paris. I left France after I completed my High school diploma (BACCALAUREAT) and had to opportunity to study here in America. As a student-athlete I went to Louisburg College in North Carolina where I completed my Associate degree in Business and also led the soccer team to the first NJCAA National Championship in 2015. I transferred to University of Connecticut where I completed my Bachelor degree in Economics and were also among the leaders of the soccer team. I am very disciplined and willing to help on any french tasks.
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MEDELE K.

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French is my second language. I studied in French primary, and the first half of secondary school. I am at an intermediate level of reading, writing, and speaking. I provide very interactive, hands-on tutoring sessions that include reading materials, writing exercises, arts/crafts activities, and some audio/visual materials, all catered to each student's unique abilities and needs.

About FlorLouise
Hi! My name is FlorLouise Edouard. I have a passion for people, food and literature. I believe food, before anything else, have the power to unite people of all cultures, backgrounds, and interests. I love food. I love to cook. I love meeting new people, sharing my culture with them, and learning all about theirs from them.

I prepared my first meal when I was seven years old with the help of my mother, and my love for cooking has only intensified since then. Throughout college, I worked at restaurants specializing in Italian, Mexican, and traditional American cuisine. These experiences have given me a broader, more extensive knowledge of food, food preparation, wine, wine and food pairing, cooking methods and tricks, as well as food and service etiquette.

With my assistance, my students come to better understand the fundamentals of
cooking such as selecting the right ingredients, spices, herbs, healthy alternatives, etc; they master proper food handling and preparation techniques; they experience traditional Haitian cooking; and they learn about serving and storing food.

As for my language background, I was born and raised in Haiti. My first language is Haitian Creole, and my second French. English and Spanish were later introduced to my curriculum in secondary school. Living in the US for the past twelve years has affected those skills. Although I am still fluent in Haitian Creole, my English has surpassed everything else, Haitian Creole included. My passion for literature however, has helped me in retaining French despite the lack in demand for it in my everyday life. I now teach beginner and intermediate students.
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FlorLouise E.

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Grand Prairie, TX 75051
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I’m a native French speaker , born and raised in France (Paris).

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I’m a medical laboratory scientists student at University of Delaware and I m currently proudly serving in the army (national guard )
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About Matylda O.

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I am a french winemaker who came to Pennsylvania for its career. I have a long experience of travels and I know how it is to learn a new language. Thus, I am very patient with someone learning a language. I have strong skills about grammar and techniques to speak and write properly in french. But most of the learning comes through talking in order to understanding how to think in french.

About Matylda
I am a french traveler always looking for new opportunities of travel and discovery. I spent 3 years leaving as a backpacker on the roads, and able to work in different countries such a New Zealand, Chile or Spain. I speak different languages, coming from a polish family who taught me that speaking other languages is an open door to this world.
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Matylda O.

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