Testimonials

"Mary is an exceptional teacher. She has an encyclopedic knowledge of French and French culture, but, critically, has preserved the ability to see the language from a student's perspective. She is thorough, well-prepared, punctual, friendly, and has a great sense of humor. I could not recommend her enough!"
Greg Wierzynski, Geneva.

"I really appreciated Mary's working methods and the fact that she was tailoring the lessons according to my needs. I could really focus on themes where I felt I needed the vocabulary. She knows how to motivate a student and one can make fast progress in French with her. I highly recommend Mary's lessons. Moreover, she is an interesting and very nice person."
Nina Sluga, UN

"Mary van den Brandt taught my partner and I French over more than two years in Geneva. We appreciated the flexible approach Mary took to lesson organisation – switching from grammar to conversation, and back again, as our learning needs changed.
In addition to developing language skills, we gained insights into French and European culture in a relaxed learning environment, which very much enriched our appreciation of life in Geneva and surrounds. We really enjoyed our lessons with Mary and heartily recommended her to many colleagues who had similarly positive experiences, including those who were novice French speakers."

Helen, Canberra, Australia.