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French Teacher & Tutor: Nathalie Andraud

Private lessons, classes in Buffalo, NY, Erie, United States.

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 Profile of Nathalie Andraud Date: August 29, 2015 
The Basics
Name: Nathalie Andraud
Feedback rating: No student feedback
Self-study lessons: No online lessons
Language(s) to teach:
(N) French

(N) = Also native language of teacher.
City: Buffalo
State, province or region: NY, Erie
Country: United States
  • Teaching
  • Tutoring
  • Lessons delivery:
  • Live in person
    Program Summary
    Class sizes available:
  • Private Lessons
  • 2-3 students
  • Student proficiency levels:
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Facets available:
  • Conversation
  • Business
  • Test Preparation

    Teaching Approach


    the French alphabet and numbers
    how to properly pronounce main sounds and words
    the different nouns, their gender and number, as well as feminine and plural adjectives
    h ow to greet and say goodbye, as well as introduce and talk about yourself / someone else
    vocabul ary about professions, and how to speak about your current job
    the days, the months, and the seasons
    some leisure vocabulary, and how to speak about hobbies
    how to ask and give directions
    h ow to speak of nationalities and countries
    to ask questions: open or closed and express negation
    how to conjugate verbs in « présent, impératif, futur proche »


    to conjugate verbs in « passé composé, imparfait, futur »
    to ask questions with interrogative s pronouns, adverbs and adjectives
    t o speak about the body / health topics, as well as expressing tastes and preferences
    to tell time, as well as 15, 30, and 45 mins past the hour
    how to speak about one’s habits and daily activities
    v ocabulary around money and, how to exchange it
    how to reserve accommodation s, and speak with staff
    to talk about the weather and different climates
    how to order in a restaurant, and buy fresh products at a market
    vocab ulary around shopping, clothes, sports, and other useful general topics
    to start to listening to podcast and answer questions about the material


    to discuss current events with fluency, and to debate (express and defend an opinion)
    to speak about professional and personal experience with more advanced vocabulary
    c onjugation of verbs in « subjonctif, conditionnel, passé simple »
    relatives pronoun and the plural of the compound nouns
    expres sions regarding time, causes, purpose, and consequence
    expression regarding concession and opposition
    h ow to listen to longer podcasts, then discuss material in depth

    Program Description

    - Conversationa l Classes: The lessons are tailored to your needs. The course is designed to enable you to reach conversationa l proficiency. The dialogues feature native French in a variety of contexts, such as greeting people, registering at a hotel, getting a train ticket, ordering food, shopping, etc….

    - Pronunciation Classes: French can be very difficult in terms of pronunciation , due to the intricacies of silent letters, multiple sounds for a single letter, liaisons and endless exceptions to whatever rules you find. However, with tailored French lessons, it’ll be easy to surpass these hurdles and begin speaking like a native!

    - Crash Courses: Ideal for those who want to travel, or are going to work in French-speaki ng countries in the near future.

    Teaching Experience

    7 years as a private tutor, in-class instructor teaching individuals of all ages and levels.

    Teacher Training

    French Native, meets the French Alliance standards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is your teaching schedule?

    I mostly teach out of my home , willing to travel only for special cases. I'm usually available mornings and afternoons
    What is your payment policy?

    Ca sh or check after the lesson or prior if doing a a combined payment

    What other relevant experience makes you a more effective teacher?

    A fter assessing the student's level, a custom lesson plan is created based on the individuals needs and goals. This can, of course, evolve as the student progresses.

    Cost of Lessons

    Private Lessons

    $40.00 for 1h – or $60 for an 1h30

    Sem i-Private Lessons

    Fo r 2 persons: cost are $25.00/per person for 1h – or $30.00/per person for an 1h30

    For 3 persons: cost are $25.00/per person for an 1h30


    Profile Creation: August 29, 2015
    Profile Last Edit: August 29, 2015
    Last Login: August 29, 2015

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