Welcome to Lessons With Stephanie! My name is Stephanie Dodaro, and I am a private English and ESL tutor, French tutor, and a tour guide in New Orleans, LA. I offer customized lessons to your needs, whether to brush up on your language skills or to start learning for the first time. Contact me about packages and private lessons. I also offer personalized guided tours of the New Orleans French Quarter. See my Guided Tours page for more information!
If you need translation, writing, editing, or homeschooling please see my Language Services page.
I offer lessons and consultations in person or via Skype.
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- New Orleans, my love..
- February 9, 2020
- Andrei Codrescu is an essayist, novelist, poet and professor at Louisiana State University. He is also a regular speaker on National Public Radio, and such a brilliant speaker! I first came to know him from an audio selection in the material used where I was teaching ESL in Houston. I then discovered this book, New […] Read More
- Oh! A mystery of Mono no Aware
- January 10, 2020
- Oh! A Mystery of Mono No Aware, by Todd Shimoda Another of the beautifully created books by Chin Music Press. Only very rarely have I ever purchased and read a book more than once. The first time I recall doing just that is with Phantom of the Opera. The second, when my copy of […] Read More
- Louisiana English à la française!
- June 19, 2019
- Here in New Orleans we have a very particular way of life, from our mannerisms, customs to even our way of talking. Some of our expressions may seem bizarre or even foreign to those outside of the city. Because of my long experience studying French, I have slowly come to realize that the reason for […] Read More
Stephanie is a professional teacher with more than 15 years of experience. She earned her Bachelor’s and her Master’s Degree in French from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL, formerly USL), a TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate, and has recently earned a FLE Certificate (Français langue étrangère). She has taught English (ESL) and French in various capacities (junior high, high school, college, graduate school and institutes) in the US and overseas in Japan….Read More >>>