Simone Merati : French

Simone Merati
Subject : French Native
(217) Lessons
(44) Total Reviews
44 Positive Reviews
Last class : 8+ days
2 days ago
45 Min : $20.21 / £15.48 / €18.19
Trial: 50% OFF
Hello, my name is Simone Merati and I'm 41 years old and currently living in Ireland. I am a native French speaker and teach English, French, Italian. I have been an online French teacher with since October 2014. I can speak the following languages fluently: French, English, Italian, Spanish. I am currently offering a discounted initial trial lesson at 50% of my normal lesson price for new students.

Detailed Profile in English

About me

Hello! I'm a 40yo Italian guy, I've been living in Asia teaching and giving private language tuition (mostly French and Italian) for the last 7 years then came back to Europe and now settled (mostly) in Spain.

I've travelled around more than 50 countries, and beside being an avid traveller I do love food (cooking and eating), reading, learning new languages and much more.

I am bilingual French and Italian and I can conduct our classes in English and Spanish as well (any combination up to your needs!)

Qualifications & Experience

Degree in Foreign Languages at Ca' Foscari Venice University, Italy

DALF (obtained in 2001)

I've been teaching and working as translator/interpreter for the last 5 years, first in Iran, then Tokyo and finally Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), where I usually live - now back for a few months to Europe. I still have my Malaysian students via Skype - it's a fantastic way to teach for both tutor and students :)

Teaching Approach

Conversation rules!

I like to teach what the student wants to learn. After having a chat at the beginning of the class to understand the purposes and goals in learning the language I know what to focus on during the classes.

Different people learn in different ways, so for some students a strong grammar basis is needed, others want to achieve a good colloquial level of fluency, so we work on that :)

I've got plenty of teaching materials I can pass to you as a PDF file through Skype to use in the class as well as materials I prepare myself for specific topics. I focus on using media (movies, radio and music) to have access to the culture, not only the language.

Detailed Profile in Italian

About me

Sono nato in Italia e ho studiato in scuole italiane (anche mentre vivevo all'estero in gioventù). Ho una formazione principalmente linguistico-letteraria e un grande interesse nelle culture diverse dalla mia, oltre ad una passione per i viaggi.

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My last class was :
8+ days ago.
27 Aug 2019
By : delta777
Subject : French 
Best teacher ever
28 May 2019
By : hlevy
Subject : French 
Good intro lesson, very easy to talk to and he'll correct your French and write the corrections via skype for you too so you can look at them afterwards. An enjoyable lesson.
05 Feb 2019
By : Markus O
Subject : French 
Great teacher! Reacts to all needs and wishes and even more importantly: he makes you feel comfortable. I'm very happy with my lessons so far
29 Jan 2019
By : Markus O
Subject : French 
Great lesson

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