English (EAL)

English-language teaching – EAL (English as an Additional Language)
General and specialized courses and programs.

Teaching at the elementary, secondary, and university levels

  • Preparation of French elementary students for foreign exchange programs – Paris, Chicago
  • Literary English and Translation – Université de Cergy-Pontoise; DEUG
  • English for the Tourism Industry – Université de Cergy-Pontoise; DESS
  • Currently at ICE School, Dubai (IB school; elementary)

English in the Corporate Setting

  • General English, specialized English, bespoke programs for numerous companies and industries in Paris and surrounding areas (25 years experience)
  • Specialized English: pharmaceutical, medical, water and waste treatment, retail, tourism, education…

Academic tutoring and test preparation

  • Private tutoring for all ages (children to adults) – Paris, Dubai
  • IELTS test preparation – Dubai
  • TOEFL and Cambridge test preparation – Paris

French (FLE)

French as a foreign language (FLE) teaching and tutoring. Oral production, academic writing, reading techniques, learning through games and creative activities.

Teaching French in schools and universities

  • Elementary French: making language learning fun – ADNOC School, Ruwais, UAE
  • Linguistic reinforcement teacher – LFI AFLEC, Dubai
  • Preparation of American elementary students for foreign exchange programs – Chicago, Paris
  • Teaching of undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) French courses – Middlebury College French School, Vermont, USA

French for individuals

  • Tutoring: private and group lessons (Paris, Dubai); children and adults
  • Individual and group classes for children and adults (Berlitz & Headway – Dubai)


Music theory, vocal and instrumental technique, choral and handbell directing. All ages, from toddlers to adults.

Teaching music in schools

  • Music theory, music appreciation, handbells and handchimes, piano and guitar instruction, choral directing and voice instruction.
  • French National primary and secondary schools (specialist role), Paris and surrounding suburbs (30 years experience),
  • All-school music teacher at ICE School, Dubai (IB school; elementary, 6e and 5e)
  • Music and art teacher at LFI AFLEC, Dubai

Community music teaching

  • Youth Music Director, American Church in Paris (20+ years)
  • Music theory, handbells and handchimes, choral programs – churches in the US and in the Paris area
  • Learning music through singing: numerous programs in community centers in Paris and surrounding areas
  • Singing and handchimes with the children at Wat Opot Children’s Community in Takeo Province, Cambodia
Teaching handchimes in Cambodia
Teaching teachers to teach handchimes

Music for special needs children and adults

  • Music for autistic/Down’s Syndrome children and adults – St. Dizier, France
  • Singing and rhythm for special education classes – Paris area

Private teaching and tutoring

  • Vocal teaching and coaching: finding your voice
  • Instrumental lessons: piano, guitar, handbells and handchimes; initiation sessions for any string, wind or percussion instrument