French Language Instructors

French Language Instructors

Mr. Boualem Yahiaoui

The French Language Program Coordinator at TII. He is also French language teacher who has over a decade of experience in teaching French to native and non-native speakers. He holds a Master’s in Didactics of Foreign Languages from the University of Strasbourg, France, a Master’s in Teaching French from the University of Arras, France, and a Bachelor’s in Translation and Interpreting. He is also a translator, a theater stage director and a fiction writer. He speaks French, Arabic and English and is currently learning German and Spanish.
He is also a certified examiner and grader of the DELF-DALF tests by the French Centre International d’Études Pédagogiques (CIEP) and a certified examiner of the TEF-TEFAQ tests by the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris (CCI).
 
Ms. Sarah Lecheque

A smiling and lively French native teacher, enriched with a double culture, with more than 12 years of experience in teaching French as a foreign language for audiences of different levels. She also managed several teaching teams in primary and secondary schools.
She hails from the city of Rennes in the Bretagne region of France. Rennes is one of the biggest student cities in France and “la Bretagne” is well-known for its “crêpes”!
Sarah holds a Master’s Degree in Didactics of French as Foreign/Second Language from the Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris. With her positive and pleasant attitude, she uses original, animated and creative teaching methods in the classes she teaches.
She speaks English, Spanish, Arabic and some Chinese she learnt during her Master’s studies to put herself in the situation of learning a completely new foreign language from scratch, experiencing only the target language. She is also interested in theatre, arts in general, and travelling.

Anne Echarde

Anne Echardel is a French teacher and theater trainer. She is passionate about teaching. She uses an approach that embraces an active, meaningful and engaging learning environment in the class. Anne enjoys helping learners reach their potential. She is also a certified examiner and grader of the DELF-DALF tests by the French Centre International d’Études Pédagogiques (CIEP) and a certified examiner of the TEF-TEFAQ tests by the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris (CCI).

Chatila Hamdouni

Chatila is a French teacher with a long experience in French schools holding a Master’s Degree in French literature. She is dedicated to preparing engaged learners to reach their greatest potentials and most fulfilling lives. She initiates a balanced educational environment that is challenging and rigorous, but also fun, composed, and safe for free expression. 

Celia Espenas

Celia Espinasse has been a French teacher in the Middle East for the past 15 years; she enjoys the diversity of her students who range from children to adults.

She graduated from France with an MA in French teaching. She has taught high school and elementary French. She is also a certified examiner and grader of the DELF-DALF tests by the French Centre International d’Études Pédagogiques (CIEP), and a certified examiner of the TEF-TEFAQ tests by the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris (CCI). She loves travelling and teaching.  

Dr. Diana Maciu-Pierret

Dr. Diana Maciu-Pierret is a well-qualified and experienced trainer and instructor of French as a Foreign Language and French Language and Literature. She has been teaching French for more than fourteen years to native and non-native students young learners, teenagers and adults, both in government institutions (Qatar University, Diplomatic Institute, etc.) and private ones. She is a conscientious language instructor who is committed to personal and professional excellence. She holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Western University in Timisoara, Romania, and a Master 2 from Sorbonne-Paris 3 University in Paris. She continually upgrades her teaching skills and is especially well-informed in the latest teaching methodologies in French as a Foreign Language. She is a very enthusiastic, responsible, dedicated, hands-on instructor who encourages creativity and expression in her students. In addition to her extensive teaching experience, she has been involved in administrative duties, exam assessment, materials development, etc. She is also a certified trainer for examiners and graders of the French Certificates DELF, a qualified DALF examiner and grader, and a certified TEF/TEFAQ examiner.

Florence Turcon

 

Isabelle Sallet

Isabelle is a French teacher with experience in different countries. She is always looking for strategies to help push her learners to think deeply about what they are learning.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education in France and she is preparing her Master of Arts in French Education degree in France.   Isabelle has found her true passion in education through creating authentic learning experiences as a French teacher.

Isabelle Williamson

Isabelle Williamson is a certified French teacher and holds an MA in Educational Technology, an MBA in Luxury Brand Marketing and International Management

Institut Supérieur de Marketing du Luxe. Graduated with first class honours.

Her classroom learning environment promotes teamwork, collaboration, and a sense of community. She strives to empower her learners to think for themselves and recognize their importance in the community. 

Lucie Planqueel

Lucie is a native French teacher specialized in teaching French as a Foreign Language. She studied in France and Turkey and holds her degrees from the University of Rouen, France. 

She has been teaching for nearly 10 years in France, Turkey, and Qatar for different Institutions and International Schools. 

Lucie is also a certified examiner and grader of the DELF-DALF tests, certified in PYP and in positive pedagogy. She is also one of the founding members of the first association for French teachers in Qatar. 

She speaks French, English, and Turkish is learning Arabic to connect with her family heritage. 

She joined TII in September 2018.

 

Her favorite quote : "A different language is a different vision of life" Federico Fellini.

Marianne Mallet

Marianne Mallet is a French teacher with more than 10 years experience. After receiving her degree in foreign languages at the university, she got the opportunity to live in different countries. She was teaching French to various age groups (from kids to adults, in private schools or public institutions). 

Marianne is a theater player who enjoys discovering new people and cultures, adapting herself to new environments. Teaching languages have always been part of her life. She spends her energy adapting her teaching to meet individual student needs in order to motivate him/ her.  

She is also a certified examiner and grader of the DELF-DALF tests by the French Centre International d’Études Pédagogiques (CIEP) and a certified examiner of the TEF-TEFAQ tests by the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris (CCI).

Sebastien Mervel

Sebastien Mervel is a French teacher in with considerable experience. He has taught French in New Zealand, China  now in Doha. 

He is committed to creating a classroom environment where all his learners feel comfortable to take risks and excel. He enjoys integrating new technologies into classroom learning experiences. Through these experiences, he knows how to guide learners in making innovative connections that helps make education authentic and engaging.  

He is also a certified examiner and grader of the DELF-DALF tests by the French Centre International d’Études Pédagogiques (CIEP) and a certified examiner of the TEF-TEFAQ tests by the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris (CCI).

Vanessa Chalimeau

A French teacher with more than 14 years of experience in teaching French for kids, teenagers and adults at all levels using a variety of approaches. 
She holds a Master’s Degree in Didactics of French as a Foreign Language and is a Certified Elementary School Teacher from the University in Le Mans. Le Mans is the city hosts the internationally famous 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance sports car race.

Sohila Latreche

Souhila Latreche is a French teacher and IB coordinator of French

Language. She is an enthusiastic, hardworking and highly motivated professional with excellent educational experience. She earned a MASTER’s degree 2 1ST DEGREE TEACHING Paris, and a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in International Trade in China.

Emelie Bousquet

Emelie is a Certified French native teacher. She has more than 15 years in teaching French, from first to 5th grades. For the past few years, she has been specializing in teaching French in French schools in Doha. In France, she has taught French to students coming from countries from all over the world.

She is truly excited to share her language and culture in her class.  Emilie is also part of many associations for education in Asia. 

Sana Amri 

Sana Amri is a French teacher and MA holder in politics. She is also a lawyer.  She has been teaching for many years, having a variety of experiences. She has always enjoyed teaching, learning about languages and cultures around the world. She works in many educational associations. Sana Amri is dedicated to encouraging critical thinking, collaboration, communication, self-reflection, creativity. 

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