March 2019- Elizabeth – USA

I was incredibly nervous for my immersion adventure. Geneviève put me at ease within minutes of meeting. Her warmth and curiosity make her the perfect instructor. My knowledge of French is spotty in places which made immersion very difficult. Geneviève was able to tailor her instruction to where I was and help me to improve. Our daily lessons and activities provided ample time to practice listening and speaking. The balcony of the studio flat was a great place to study and take in the glorious weather.  

Our lessons were supplemented with videos that reinforced listening and comprehension. Visits to gardens and museums bolstered my courage to venture out on my own and interact with locals. My time with Geneviève has changed the way I am approaching my learning. I have switched from a French textbook based approach to one that is conversation led. I am already looking forward to returning