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Summary

To display my experience, passion and love of teaching French language in a good educational environment where students have the opportunity to meet their learning aims and objectives

Education

Jun 2010Mar 2013

B.Sc Mathematics

All Saint's College

Bachelor of Science (Mathematics Major) from All Saints’ College, Kerala, India with 75 %.

Jun 2008Mar 2010

Higher Secondary(+2) 

Sree Vidyadhiraja Vidya Mandir HSS

Higher Secondary (+2) from Sree Vidyadhiraja Vidya Mandir HSS, Kerala, India with 65 %.

Work experience

Jun 2016Present

French Facilitator

L’école Chempaka International

Working as French Facilitator for the grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10(IGCSE & ICSE Syllabuses)

Responsibilities

Teaching French language for MYP (Middle Year Period) Grades 6 -10. Students were exposed to language skills: Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing. My responsibilities include encouraging students in participating and interacting to enhance their language acquisition. Regular tests are conducted for student evaluation. Teaching is based on daily lesson plans.

Accomplishments

It is a Challenging job. Imparting a Foreign language such as French incites a curiosity in students. I enjoy teaching a multi- national group of students with differing backgrounds. French club is being welcomed with great interest where the chances of learning the language is done in a more relaxing way. Students are open-minded to discuss and share ideas.


Skills Used

Communication skills-Use of technology for visual and audio sessions.

Writing skills- Translation to understand language nuances.

Reading Skills- Short texts, Dialogues.

Listening skills- Listening to comprehend matter.

Spoken skills- Role play, Short narratives.

Nov 2015Dec 2015

French Teacher

King's International School 

Worked as French teacher  for the grades 7,8,9,10. (IGCSE syllabus)

Maintain classroom interest, motivation, participation, and discipline though innovative and creative teaching techniques. Duties include program implementation, lecturing, curriculum development, preparation of lesson plans, administering exams, conducting evaluations, writing and grading exams, enforcing classroom discipline, improving skills, and utilizing contemporary subjects and events to increase participation and interest.


Manage all aspects of classroom, including evaluation of student progress, and facilitation of a positive learning environment. Coordinate with students, parents, volunteers, and educational professionals to ensure consistent quality educational and developmental opportunities.

Jun 2013Jan 2015

Freelance French Teaching

Madurai, Tamil Nadu 

Teaching plus one students (CBSE syllabus)in TVS Residential School, Tamil Nadu

Provide tutoring in conversational French, academic assistance, and professional tutoring for young people. Develop and implement strategic study plans and strategies for under performing students to improve French language skills, subject matter comprehension, and improve grades. Assist adults who wish to acquire proficiency in French or are planning to travel to France.

Seminars

Participated in a two-day National workshop on Le traitement des erreurs dans l'apprentissage - enseignement du francais langue etrangere, organized by the Department of French , Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in collaboration with Velammal Group of Instituitions, Madurai on 6th & 7th of February 2014.

Participated in the two-day National workshop of the AITF on Recent Trends in Teaching of French in India : Contextualisation and perspectives organized in collaboration with the Department of French, Madurai Kamaraj University on September 12 & 13,2014.

Qualifications

MS Office : MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power point
Windows 98, XP, 7, 8
Programming Languages : C++
Latex
Python
Photoshop (basics)

Areas of Expertise

Teaching 
Translation(English -French -English)
Volunteering
Self directed
Ability to Maintain Confidentiality

Personal Details

Date of Birth    : 7th November 1992
Nationality       : Indian
Marital Status  :Married  
Languages        : French, English, Malayalam and Tamil(able to read write and speak)

Declaration

I hereby declare that the details given above are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

                                                                                                                                                                                Synthia Stephen