Aurora Dufour : French
Aurora Dufour
French Native
Sessions: 2719
Last class: Yesterday
 271 Reviews: 100% Positive
£25.65 / €29.42 / $32.92
Trial: 50% Off
 Hello, my name is Aurora Dufour and I'm an experienced native French language tutor currently living in Mexico. I have been teaching French online since 2019. I am currently offering a discounted initial trial lesson at 50% off my normal lesson price for new students. 
Latest Reviews
tutor 14 May 2024
 Capi and his adventures here stealing my slippers as well as being in dog day care with a webcam. Fun to discuss en francais. he's a star! 
tutor 30 Apr 2024
 Very happy to show off my university campus and describe my class outside working. more and more I feel more capable 
tutor 23 Apr 2024
 Told my tale of the wedding where I played with many new terms: comite, stresser, s'envoler. good class 
tutor 16 Apr 2024
 discussed osprey nesting platforms and wolf cubs, kits and puppies. also the counties in eastern Oregon wanting to move to Idaho. 
tutor 09 Apr 2024
 talked about the eclipse and all the wonderful creatures that you saw for your birthday excursion. terrific 
tutor 02 Apr 2024
 Great lesson. Lots of new things learned and Aurora keeps the conversation interesting and fun. 
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About me - English

Hello, my name is Aurore and I am a French teacher. I was born in Paris, a world centre for art, fashion, gastronomy, culture, love and also an international centre where people from different cultures and languages live together. I studied English and Spanish at school. I spent a year in Australia during which I strengthened my English. I learned Spanish in Chile during a university exchange and I practice it every day here in Playa del Carmen in Mexico, where I currently live.

Traveling and learning other languages has allowed me to open up more, get to know myself better, and foster my creativity. Learning a language is not only a new language but above all a new way of thinking, a new perception about your life and the world in general. This is the main reason why I chose to be a teacher: to be able to participate in the social and personal growth of others.

I am calm, patient and passionate. My way of teaching is based on sharing knowledge in a dynamic and fun environment. The rapid progress of my students is a real satisfaction for me.

Qualifications & Experience

I have two degrees. First of all, I studied architecture and obtained a master's degree in architecture from the school : école d'architecture de la ville et des territoires in Marne la vallée. Then, while travelling, I became passionate about teaching French to foreigners and obtained a professional certificate in French as a foreign language.

I taught French to migrants from my community as part of a public social project for a year. I have organized French language training workshops for members of hotels/restaurants abroad. I have been teaching private classes for more than 10 years. For the past 6 years, I have been working in a local language school in Playa del Carmen and giving private lessons.

Teaching Approach

As a teacher, I have built my courses around the observation of my personal learning. I share the teaching in cycles and through subtle techniques, teach you French so that you can integrate it in a natural way. My teaching is based on oral communication (listening and speaking). The vocabulary I use is repetitive and progressive depending on the level, the repetition of key words allows the natural integration of the vocabulary.

I like to use French as much as possible during the sessions so that the student gets used to the accent and gives explanations in English or Spanish when necessary. I encourage students to speak as much as possible and to use their creativity and vocabulary to express themselves in French.

I share my lessons between targeted discussions based on the student's needs, in which I include data from the previous class, and new grammar rules. I also use visual aids and documents to train.

Pronunciation is a key point and driving force of my teaching, we are amazed when we succeed in speaking "local"! Are you ready to go?

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