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Des questions


Class FAQs


How much is private tutoring?


Where do we have the lessons?

Private and group lessons are online via Zoom, Google Meet, or Skype. If you have a group in the Saint-Étienne, France area, we can arrange in person classes, as needed.

Do students need to purchase materials?

Depending on the class, there may be books to purchase.

How many people are in a class?

The number of students varies depending on the class, usually between 4-8.

How long are the private sessions?

Private tutoring sessions are from 1-1.5 hours per session. 

How long are the classes?  

Classes range from 4-6 weeks and are from 1-1.5 hours, depending on the level.  Advanced levels are 1.5 hours per session.

What if I miss a class?  

The sessions are recorded, so you can watch the session at your convenience so that you do not get behind.

What if I have to cancel my private lesson?  

We do ask that you give us 24 hours notice when you have to cancel or you will be charged for the lesson.


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Penelope FAQs


How many students have I instructed?

Over 3,000!!

How many years have I taught?  

Over 30

How many places have I taught?

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 
North Side Elementary, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Hernando High School, Brooksville, FL
First Quality Language School, Boynton Beach, FL
Alliance Française d’ Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM
Lorain County Schools, Substitute French Teacher
Varsity Tutors, Online French teacher

Penelope Speaks French (in Ohio and now in France!)

In how many places have I lived?

In Ohio:  Elyria, Bowling Green, Columbus, Ontario
In Florida:  Boynton Beach, Lauderdale Lakes, Tamarac, Tampa, Ft. Myers, Spring Hill
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Houston, Texas
In Europe: Tours, France, Wels, Austria, Patras, Greece

Saint-Étienne, France is my current location!

To how many places have I traveled?
US: to every state, except Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon and California
Canada: throughout Ontario (Toronto multiple times), also to Alberta (Canadian Rockies)
Mexico:  Juarez!

Europe: France, England, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Greece, Turkey, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Monaco    

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