Ms. Lorraine Purzycki

MSHS French Teacher
lorraine.purzycki@stpaulhanoi.com

Biography

Born in the East of France, Lorraine studied Modern Literature and then French language teaching at the University of Strasbourg. To put into practice and immerse herself in different cultures, she has been living and teaching French abroad for the last 13 years, in China, in Georgia and recently in Nepal. New adventure, new challenges, she is delighted to have the opportunity to teach SPASH students starting from this year. Her key words are communication, smile, and perseverance. It is in this spirit that she teaches her native language, convinced that learning a language is develop a critical and open mind.

Moreover, learning the languages of the host countries has always been an ambition, and the interaction with the team, the students, the parents and the locals are the essential richness of her career. Outside of school, books and movies are part of her activities, but she believes that life is full of surprises and serendipity, and she seizes the opportunities that come her way.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Literature, Université de Strasbourg
  • Master’s degree in Education, Didactics of Foreign and Second Languages, Université de Strasbourg