Our teachers

Our Teachers are all ready to welcome you and to ensure that you enjoy a genuine linguistic and cultural experience. They are all native French speakers and are specialists in the teaching of French to international learners.

Frédérique BABIN
Frédérique has 15 years’ experience as a teacher of French as a Foreign Language.  She is a graduate of Bordeaux University. Having lived in the Netherlands, she came back to France and turned her passion for teaching French into her daily work.  With qualifications in English, she also learns Russian for pleasure.

Philippe OGUET
Philippe has been a teacher of French as a Foreign Language for 29 years and is a graduate of HEC Hollande. He has a very international background including 9 years spent in the Netherlands where he worked as a teacher of Business French for both the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and for the Alliance Française.  Philippe is one of IEF’s most long-standing teachers.

Martine COUVERT
Martine has 15 years’ experience as a teacher of French as a Foreign Language. She has a Master’s in Linguistics, teaches Spanish and English and adores foreign languages in general. Passionate about dance, she will help you help make “great steps forward” in French.

Dominique BIGNON-HANSENS
Dominique has 15 years’ ex   perience as a teacher of French as a Foreign Language. She is a graduate of the University of Paris XII. Having spent time in Germany, this country has become her second native land and she also teaches German on a regular basis.

Camille GAUTIER
Camille is a teacher of French as a Foreign Language and a graduate of the University of Toulouse.  She specializes in Language Didactics. She also teaches literacy classes to Roma communities.

Marie-Hélène METOYER
Marie-Hélène is a teacher of French as a Foreign Language and a graduate of  Grenoble University. As her name indicates, she is also a teacher of Chinese.  Passionate about sign language, she will teach you French in all its shapes and forms.

Manuella WERBERSCHÜTZ-DAL
A graduate in Languages and Literature from the Sorbonne, Manuella discovered French as a Foreign Language 15 years ago. She made this her job and since then she has devoted herself to foreign languages and teaching international students. She will take you on a journey of discovery of the French language in all its many nuances and registers.

Patrick BOITEL
Patrick has 15 years’ experience as a teacher in French as a Foreign Language and is a graduate of the University of Paris XIII. Having spent 10 years in Mexico, international life holds no mysteries for him.