Native French speaker; fluently bi-lingual French and English; a little Spanish.
Co-authored a 1st Year University French textbook with Dr. Alan Cameron.
Served for 7 years as Chief Judge for the Concours d’art oratoire B.C. and Yukon Branch under the auspices of Canadian Parents for French.
Taught all levels of French from Grade 1 to University; also taught English and International Relations.
Foreign Language Department Head; Model United Nations Advisor; Senior Class Advisor.
Organized and led several cultural trips to Paris, France; a Model Congress trip to Paris, France and a Model United Nations trip to Beijing, China.
Music: Founded a community choir; 3 years of voice training; choral and solo singing.
Areas of Expertise
French language teaching; translation; letter writing.
French history and culture including music.
Working with the young is the best way I know to stay mentally young.
What better way to promote international understanding and tolerance than to study another language.
Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy in Arts in Education)
Diploma in the Montessori Method of Education
Beginner level French
French poetry and literature; French idiomatic expressions, proverbs and sayings.
Second language acquisition in early childhood.