Lyne Des Roberts

French, Business writing Teacher
Female |OTTAWA - K2K2S3, Canada

Member since: Feb 28, 2009

Last active on: Aug 11, 2022 at 07:00 AM (EST)

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Teaching Preferences

Online Teaching

One-on-One at $40-50 per hour

In Person Teaching

One-on-One at $40-50 per hour

Teaches following Subjects/Exams
French (Languages)
Language of Instruction: English
Business writing (Writing)
Language of Instruction: French
Teaching Experience

Corporate FSL Training Consultant

La Dame dragon, services linguistiques, Canada

Nov 1999 - Present

French Second Language

I run my own consultant firm in Ottawa (Ontario) and I have been training successfully hundreds of public servants to get their position required levels (oral, writing, reading) in French.

Corporate FSL Training Consultant

LangPlus, Canada

Jan 1992 - Sep 1999

French Second Language

I ran my own consultant firm in Montreal (Quebec), developing and designing in-house language training programs for the corporate world. I also trained many CEOs to become fluent in French.

Aide pédagogique individuelle/Professeur de littérature française

Collège Marie-Victorin, Canada

Jan 1985 - Nov 1986

Littérature française, création littéraire, histoire du costume

I was in charge of the college in both, Archambault and Cowansville federal penitentiaries.

I had 78 inmates under my supervision and I had to design their individual learning plans in order to get their DEC. I was also teaching compulsory subjects, such as French grammar and literature.

Professional Experience
Translator, editor and proof reader
La Dame dragon, services linguistiques, Ontario, Canada
Jan 2000 - Present

In addition to my FSL training services, I also have several regular clients for translation, text editing and proof reading.

Syndicat des co-propriétaires du 4900 Wilson, Quebec, Canada
Jul 1998 - Jun 2000

I was the President of our Condo Board Association. I managed to get back the association's finances on track and even get some of our money back after it had been poorly administrated by the developer/builder. I fired and hired new contractors and implemented an efficient administration. When I left Montreal to move to Ottawa, the association's finances were in real good shape.


M.A. en Sciences de l'éducation

Concordia University, Quebec, Canada

Sep 1996 - Dec 1999

B.A. spécialisé en Études françaises

Université de Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Sep 1982 - Apr 1985

by Amy Thomas posted on 26 March, 2019

Super experience and would highly recommend this instructor to others seeking to improve or maintain their second language skills.

by Kim posted on 28 June, 2016

Lyne is an amazing instructor, she has rebuilt my confidence in getting my levels. Merci Lyne

by Ct Foerstner posted on 29 May, 2015

Fabulous !

by William Huffman posted on 22 August, 2012

First time in this virtual classroom environment ... very sophisticated system. Not intimidating or off-putting. Only advice would be, check software compatibility in advance ... it's not complicated but does save time. Will

by ERIKA TOBY posted on 17 November, 2011

Without a question Lyne, she is the most organized, knowledgeable and time flexible tutor possible for preparing for government exams. Well worth every penny.

by Don Vanderhooft posted on 16 November, 2011

Thanks for providing me the tools to pass this oral test.

by Don Vanderhooft posted on 18 October, 2011

Enjoyed the informal conversation that allows me to use the different verbs and their tenses. Great class.

by Don Vanderhooft posted on 13 September, 2011

love learning a strategy to be successful

by Don Vanderhooft posted on 12 September, 2011

Another great session

by Don Vanderhooft posted on 11 September, 2011

Appreciate the honesty and feedback.

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