Type of Programme
One-to-One, personalised French tuition living full-board with the tutor's own family and in the tutor's own home, including local visits and excursions, meeting friends, neighbours and professional colleagues etc.
Type of House: Detached House - FRANCE
Teaching Qualifications and Experience
Juin 1981 - International House Hastings - Teacher Training Course (TEFL) Certificate Grade B (Good)
Sep - Oct. 1993 U.F.C.S. Toulon - Course on "Silent Way"
Over 30 years of teaching experience with adults in general and business English.
Hobbies and Interests
Janet is British - I.T. gym, reading, walking, music, nature. She is a retired English teacher. Janet speaks English and French fluently.
Daniel is French - Nature, modelisme, fishing, cooking, walking, reading, music. Daniel is a retired Cabinet Maker. He speaks French and Italian.
I have two rooms which I could use for homestay/tuition students. They both have double beds and their own private bathrooms. One of the rooms is upstairs with a private bathroom on the same floor. The other on the ground floor has direct access to the garden. This room also has a living area.
Excursions and Local Attractions
The nearest town to Bérenx is Salies-de-Béarn well-known for its salt mineral waters, Thermal Spa Baths and half-timbered houses. There is a golf course, tennis courts and an outdoor swimming pool. You can go horse riding, cycling and fishing in the large rivers nearby.
The historic town of Orthez is just 10 kilometres away. It is the ancient capital of Béarn. There is a large lake with a sandy beach which also offers leisure activities such as jet and water skiing.
Other interesting places to visit are: Pau, Biarritz, Bayonne, and Spain, just over the border.