French HS diploma with Honors in ancient Greek & Latin.
Thorough knowledge of the French language.
Trilingual in French-English-Spanish.
Extensive professional experience with ultra-high net worth individuals UHNWI, hence my ability to teach French to clients from all social and cultural backgrounds, even the most demanding.
At ease with customers from all cultures due to my important professional background in the financial services industry in Geneva.
Acquisition of different conventional teaching methods through many personal experience while learning foreign languages (Latin, ancient Greek, Spanish, Italian, German, Japanese, Turkish, Armenian) in groups and individually
Computer literate: MS Office.
Founder and CEO of “Learn French Geneva”, FFL teaching school with our very own state of the art website.
Unconventional and unique approach to FFL teaching with a mix of different techniques (Internet, books, oral, video, audio and written exercises, emphasis on pronunciation, enunciation, writing, conversation exercises, in situ live experiences, interview preparations). The classes are lively and tailor-made to each unique student’s needs and demands.
Coaching and thorough exam prep for DELF-DALF-TCF exams from A1 to C2 levels.
Swiss citizenship naturalisation exam preparation.
Coaching in professional writing (both in English and French)
Marketing and Management,(Major in Economy & Finance)
Webster University, Geneva, 1988
|BILINGUAL||French and English|
|JAPANESE||Studied for 5 years|
|Since 2011||Founder and CEO of « Learn French Geneva », FFL French as a foreign language school with several tutors|
|Since 2005||Teaching FFL in multinational corporations, embassies, relocation companies, international language schools, etc. Our clients are expatriates with their families. We teach at home and at work, individually and in groups. Daytime, evening and weekend classes.|
|1982-2010||Various senior positions in the Geneva financial services industry|
Numerous writings in French and English for various financial publications and companies.
Proofreading for the monthly Edelweiss Magazine, Switzerland, at launch.
Numerous translation work for Monsanto Europe, AGATRAD Geneva, Nevrig Azadian (author).
Tutoring for the former AJETA, now ARA , Geneva (school support company).