A Dedicated Team of Teachers
We are a team of passionate and highly qualified native French speaking teachers. Together, we share experiences and ideas in order to offer you a “Language Experience”!
Our teachers maintain a passion for the French language and culture and their bubbly and supportive personalities make learning fun and interesting.
Her favourite French word is ‘étincelle’ because it sparkles!
Her career spans more than ten years teaching French and Italian to corporate professionals and diplomats in Paris and Provence.
Florence’s favourite French word is ‘pipelette’ – because she has a lot of them in her classes!
In 2013, after 20 years’ work experience in the hospitality industry, Fanny undertook a career change to follow her passion and genuine enthusiasm for the French language and its culture. Fanny is now a qualified DAEFLE teacher and joined French à la Carte in 2015.
Her favourite French word is ‘bienveillance’ – a difficult word to translate in English, she likes what it represents: the essential human qualities of generosity, patience, forgiveness, empathy, kindness and compassion.
Her favourite French word is ‘gourmandise’ because it promises the pleasure of chocolate and other sweet things. And Blandine has a sweet tooth!
She regularly travels to her second home in Franche-Comté, a beautiful region in Eastern France near the border of Switzerland.
Marie-Françoise’s favourite French word is ‘libellule’ because this insect, with its translucent wings, evokes the lightness and fragility of people and objects.
Her favourite French word is ‘coccinelle’ because it is beautiful, colourful and it flies.
With a background in PR and event management, Cathlin is also an experienced language teacher who has worked in Canada, France and West Africa.
Her favourite French word is ‘patatras’ as it perfectly describes the sound when a tower of blocks comes crashing down, a common occurrence in a house of young boys!
Claire’s favourite French word is ‘apéro’ – because she learns a lot about people during l’apéritif !
Amel’s favourite word is ‘raclette’ because it’s the most exciting part about winter, when we can share this delicious melted cheese dish with family and friends.