Marina specialises in teaching French to adults at any level, beginners, intermediate and advanced. On top of that, she can also tutor children from the age of 5 years old. She can also help with any French exam such as GCSE, IGCSE, A-level, DELF, DALF... She is DBS checked.
Before working with us, she was a private French teacher to adults in Edinburgh and has also animated advanced French courses for adults for the Edinburgh council. On top of that, she has been a youth camp leader for a few years and progressed to training adults for the French Youth Leader Certificate (BAFA).
Marina is a patient and friendly person. She is passionate about learning and teaching and enjoys sharing her knowledge with people. She has a particular interest in cognitive skills and is trained in memory techniques, focus, processing and speed reading.
She thinks a good teacher should be patient, encouraging and able to take into account the student’s unique way of learning and memorising.
On top of French, she also speaks English fluently. Moreover, she has an intermediate level in Spanish. She learnt them at school and university.
All our services are backed up by the unique method we developed over the last ten years. We designed it to be logical and super efficient. It mixes conversation, vocabulary, grammar and fun that we teach in your mother language until your French understanding is advanced enough. Our method is available in a serie of book that we use for all our lessons.
“I have just completed 24 hours lessons with Anais and Co. - My sessions with Marina have been based on discussing different topics weekly , mainly current affairs - Marina is very professional , thorough and very well prepared - Our weekly sessions have been fun, stimulating and ,no doubt, I now feel more comfortable with my spoken french. I could not recommend Anais and Co. enough! I love the flexibility of the one to one , online basis structure - This is a very professional and well run french school .”
We have taught French to people from different parts of the world, adapting the teaching method to their background, requirements, and consideration of their mother tongue. We had the pleasure to teach French to university lecturers, researchers and doctors, and people working in the cinema, the music, and the media industry such as tv producers, journalists, or musicians. We have as well taught French to business owners, to CEOs, and to members of the European Parliament. Moreover, we have delivered in-company lessons, for English companies working with French ones and, to people working for French companies. Some of them are:
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