Snob? Me?


Impertinent Moi, Uncategorized

I refuse to eat on a paper / plastic plate. I refuse to drink an excellent coffee in a paper cup. I exclusively drink Evian water, except when I am in California or in Vienna, Austria. I HATE plastic cutlery. I eat falafel with knife and fork You would never find any paper napkins in […]

December 4, 2015

Let’s Do Some Evals!


Teacher's Secrets!

You did it! You successfully finished your 8 weeks French class. Some of you are totally satisfied (if you took a class by Moi), some of you were happy to survive because it felt harder than any gym bootcamp you’ve ever done and some of you are not satisfied at all. I am not going […]

October 23, 2015

HOW TEACHERS SUGARCOAT EVERYTHING (PART 1)


Teacher's Secrets!

A French language teacher meets students from all around the world. Every kind of student: nice, ambitious, annoying, challenging, interesting, interested and inspiring. Generally, they come up with nice, ambitious, annoying, challenging, interesting, interested and inspiring questions and statements! If you have a great teacher, she/he will possess enough insight to be able to respond […]

October 2, 2015

B.S. Questions


Teacher's Secrets!

          Questions Students Really Dared to Ask Me Are you REALLY from France? Yes. No, you’re not French, where are you REALLY from? (Meaning: you don’t have the skin color I was expecting.) Why do you think I am not from French? Of course, you watched Amélie! And we all do know […]

September 25, 2015