Most of our French teachers have lived abroad and taught French there, they speak several languages. We favor to recruit teachers who have had a personal or professional experience abroad in the past.
“Fond of traveling, it is to Montpellier I decided to settle down, after a wonderful experience teaching French in Tbilisi (Georgia).
I hold a Master degree of FLE that I obtained in Montpellier.
I will teach you the French language and culture with dynamism, and my classes take place in a friendly and warm atmosphere where cultures meet. This way, I meet people from all backgrounds, which keep me travelling in a way!“
“Originally from Haute- Loire, I’ve always been attracted by the discovery of new places and new cultures.
Once I obtained my Master in French as Foreign Language, I went to teach French at the University of Yamouk in Jordan, then life lead me to Montpellier at the beginning of ILA’s creation.
Passionate about my work, come find me in class for dynamic and creative lessons in the heart of French language and culture … with me, life in Montpellier will no longer be a secret … !“
“I first studied the science of language and communication at the University of Franche Comté, then I had the opportunity to take part in several cultural projects in Mongolia and Senegal, as well as trips to Latin America, in Europe and Asia.
So it is naturally that I chose to prepare a Master’s degree in French as a Foreign Language, which I did in Montpellier, a vibrant and beautiful place to live!
I take a lot of pleasure in teaching the French language and culture, and I especially appreciate to interact with students from around the world!“
“I discovered FLE, which became my passion, through a Korean student, who has now been a true friend for 10 years. After being flatmates with her in the Savoie Region, I moved down to the south of France to find sun and heat. I passed my Master’s TEFL here at the Paul Valéry University of Montpellier.
In my class, cultures are shared and exchanged in a serious but yet enthusiastic atmosphere.”
“After studying English, obtaining my Master’s degree of FLE and spending several years of teaching French in Central Europe and the Baltics, I set my bags in France, in Burgundy, in 2001.I worked there for five years and then the Southern sun had me migrate down to Montpellier, where I have lived for 7 years now.
I have a complete CIEP training for creation and proofreading of DELF and DALF exams, and I will be your main contact for any questions relative to the exam preparation.
Originally from the West region of France, I inherited the typical characteristics of this part of our country, my kindness equals work rigor.
It is my daily pleasure to share the love I have for the beautiful language that French is.“
“Native from Dijon, in Burgundy, I obtained my FFL masters before going to China to teach French to Chinese learners preparing TEF at the University of Shangqiu, in the Province of Henan. With this incredible experience, I decided I wanted to settle in a young and sunny place, and so chose Montpellier. I joined the ILA team in 2008.
I love teaching to all levels of the language, even though I have a preference for advanced levels that allow me to add much more cultural and civilizational aspects to my classes.“
“Once I had obtained my FLE master’s degree at Montpellier’s University Paul Valéry, I moved to London where I taught at French Alliance for 7 years.
I then decided to return to my lovely region. And here I am at ILA, where you will come and enjoy my constant good mood! See you soon in class! “
“Who am I?
Born during the harvest, in the land of great sailors, I have kept from this my great curiosity in tastes, colors, trips and people.
I obtained my Master’s degree in FLE at the Sorbonne in Paris, and then I worked in the Alliance Française of Bahia in Brasil, before moving to Montpellier.
My first is J for Jovial while my last is an O for Oser (To dare in French).
Altogether, I am a mix of energy, diversity and lightness!“
“I was born in Montpellier, where I obtained my Masters in FLE in 2005.
I was lucky enough to travel the world where I worked in diverse services from administrative to pedagogical in Ireland, India, London and Milan.
Naturally dynamic, I love the sun and traveling. The mixture of cultures fascinates me and I continue my trips with you, my students!“
“Originally from the Jura region , I obtained my Master’s degree of FLE at the University of Besançon.
I got used to the sun in Spain where I took an internship, at the French Institute of Valencia.
I decided to never leave the sun anymore and moved to Montpellier where I finally settled for its quality of life.
I have been teaching at ILA for some years now. Patience and creativity are the key words of my classes.“
“«Teaching is another sun for those who receive it » Héraclite
French teaching is a passion I nourish daily, thanks to you!
It is a meeting with another, the discovery of an elsewhere, the starting point towards new horizons.
This many promises you will discover along your learning, your exchanges and people you will meet in my class! Soft blend of dynamism, seriousness and creativity!
Born in Montpellier, I still love as much discovering the alleys that unveil endlessly their secrets. After my Master 2 in Aix-en-Provence, I worked at the Delegation for the French Language and for Languages of France and then I taught in Czech Republic. Travelling being fully part of my personal evolution, I get-away through teaching you, questioning you, listening to you …”