Patsy and her family moved to New Zealand in 2000 from Belgium, the multilingual centre of the European Community. She started working for the Ministry of Education and soon moved on to establish her own language business
Meet the Teachers
As a linguist, Patsy enjoys teaching French and Spanish to children and adults. The growth of her business can be accredited to her hard work and love of children.
Born and raised in Belgium, Patsy has an inherent passion and aptitude for European languages and culture. Patsy also hosts tours to France for New Zealand clients.
Her amazing organisational talents will ensure a stress-free, perfectly smooth tour experience.
Carolina was born in the region of Champagne-Ardenne in the North-Est of France. She also spent many years living with her mother in Greece.
She obtained her Master's Degree in Foreign Languages and Translation in the University Paul-Valéry of Montpellier.
She now lives in New Zealand and works as a translator/interpreter and language teacher.
She is a dedicated and dynamic teacher, always assisting her students and sharing with them the magic of la langue française!
Eva is a native Spanish speaker from Argentina. She has been teaching Spanish in New Zealand for the last 12 years to children and adults from primary school to university students.
She is a dynamic Spanish tutor with enthusiastic attitude and is committed to making the experience of learning a new language fun by focusing on student’s interests.
Eva’s studies in Language Teaching confirmed her passion for languages. She also has a degree in Occupational Therapy and experience in Education and Special needs.
Josefien is a Canterbury-based university student with a love of languages and children. She studied French and Spanish throughout her secondary schooling. She lived in Tahiti for a few months and is now studying Engineering at UC. She is passionate about working with children and spreading her personal love of the European culture. Josefien is starting up classes in Christchurch and helping out when she is up in Auckland.
Teresita is a native Spanish speaker from Argentina. She is a qualified teacher with a mayor in pedagogy and psychology. Teresita is passionate about teaching and learning at the same time. She focuses on the learning needs of each student, her specialty is creating personalised resources for the needs of each student. She loves speaking her mother tongue with the children. Teresita makes her lessons meaningful and functional in a fun learning environment.