I grew up on a French island in the middle of the Indian Ocean. In this environment, I was exposed to diverse cultures and languages, such as Creole. This is how I came to understand how languages are a way to connect deeply with both oneself and others.
I have a M.A. in French taught as a second language (FLE). I have taught both French and English in France and abroad. I love working alongside students of different nationalities and age-groups with various learning goals.
In my classes, I always mix grammar, phonetics, conversational French and creative writing. I love to make learning a language fun, interactive and rewarding. You will always leave my class with more confidence and knowledge in French!
What our students say:
"Yasmine is a GREAT teacher! She made online learning so much fun! " - Summer
"J'aime le maniere dont Yasmine nous enseigne. Elle est une excellente professeur. Yasmine rend le cours amusant et elle explique trés bien les concepts. Yasmine est trés encourageante aussi." - Candy
"I like how Yasmine is challenging, but I never felt like she was judging me. I enjoy having her as my teacher" - Laura
"Yasmine is a highly skilled language teacher. She knows the curriculum and her classes are taught with precision. She is patient and understands each students’ needs. Yasemine gave me the confidence to speak French. I looked forward to every class." - Mavis
"Yasmine was great. She really engaged with the group and I learned so much. Yasmine is enthusiastic and encouraging and makes learning fun. I have always found learning languages daunting but Yasmine really kept me engaged and wanting to learn more." - Stephen
"Yasmine is an excellent teacher, I really like the different activities that she proposes to make learning French an interesting experience. She has changed the way I communicate in French in a very positive way." - Sebastian
"Yasmine was brilliant! She was well organized and all the activities were beneficial to us to speak, write, and read French. She was supportive to all of us and knew how to help each one of us with our different needs. She made the class safe so we could try our newly acquired French skills. There was never any wasted time in the class and all homework activities supported what we were learning in class." - Mavis L.
"Yasmine is the best foreign language teacher I have ever had because of her excellent teaching skills, understanding of the curriculum and her dedication to us...her students!, She. Is always well prepared and knows how to teach at our level and to know what to introduce next. She has a safe classroom for us to try our newly acquired French skills. There is never any wasted time in the class and her specific feedback has helped me grow in French. She not only knowledge, but patient and supportive as we speak, read and write French! What an amazing French instructor !" - Mavis L.
"Yasmine is an excellent teacher. She was very responsive to my initial concerns when I joined the class in the middle of the session and was worried that the class was too advanced for me. She addressed my concerns and put me at my ease. I learned a lot from her." - Shirley
"Yasmine is the best language teacher I have ever had to teach me a foreign language. French 3 class was as excellent as French 1 & 2 thanks to Yasmine's ability to teach French so we can continue learning by building on our previous knowledge. She knows about the theory of comprehensible input plus one by always going a step higher (Dr. Stephen Krashen). This has helped me in my ability to learn so much in my French class. I am pleased with the help from Yasmine in how to correctly pronounce French words. Yasmine has also helped too with increasing my confidence to speak French. Merci Yasmine!" - Mavis
"I joined the phonetique classes last year at AFSF with Prof. Yasmine Ayadi. She is very kind, welcoming, and knowledgeable. She gives feedback without making the student feel uncomfortable. Yasmine has a very good ear to notice the difference in the sounds you make and has great disposition to help students make progress in their learning experience. I am very pleased about my progress in this class and having met other students who are interested in learning this beautiful language. Yasmine is patient, overall and amazing teacher!" - Nancy
"Yasmine is the best language teacher I have ever had when learning a foreign language. Merci Yasmine! You have helped me gain confidence speaking more French daily and learning French grammar. My experience learning French has been positive, motivating and rewarding because of the high standards and compassion you bring to the class. I appreciate you for providing safe, interesting and interactive French classes! Merci beaucoup!" - Mavis
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