This course is for students who are fluent in French and already have an excellent command and understanding of the language.
Interacting in French will be the main focus of the course and you will tackle topical issues as well as relevant articles.
Individual input is very welcome so as to share students' own personal interests.
About the Tutor
Vanessa Franchetti is a native French speaker from Monaco in the South of France.
She studied at Nice University where she gained an MA in English, a diploma in “Teaching French for Foreigners” and the French equivalent of the PGCE, the CAPES.
Following her studies, during which she spent a year in Omagh as a language assistant, she went on to teach English in secondary schools in Cogolin near St Tropez and in Paris.
She moved to Belfast in 2009 and since then has taught French in a wide variety of contexts, including Queen’s University, the Crescent Arts Centre, primary schools, businesses and home tutoring.
The conversation classes that she offers in the Crescent Arts Centre are spread over five levels, from beginner through to post university level and the focus is on interacting orally with confidence.
In addition, she has brought her love of French music and dancing to Belfast where she regularly performs and teaches.