How long have you been teaching for and how long for Cactus?
My Name is Tani and I teach French at the Cactus centre in Manchester. In addition to teaching French I am a Senior Customer Supply Chain Executive at L’Oréal. I love teaching French and I have been teaching at Cactus for 7 years.
How long have you been living in the UK?
I have been living in the UK since 2004.
Where were you born?
I was born in Manchester, but I have lived in Nigeria and France (Caen).
What is your degree and teaching experience?
I have a Masters Degrees in International Business Management.
Have you ever worked in another field?
I have worked in a few different fields: Automotive, Finance, Cosmetics.
How many languages do you speak?
I speak two languages: English and French. But I understand and can get by in Spanish.
How many countries have you been to?
I have been to 10 countries so far: Trinidad and Tobago, Dominican republic, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, The States, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland.
Which country would you like to visit and why?
I would like to visit the Philippines. I love Asia and this is one country that I have not visited so far… it looks amazing.
Hope to see you soon on my course.
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Frequently asked questions
What will I learn?
Our Course Outlines give an overview of the content and learning framework of Cactus courses. Includes themes, grammar and vocabulary you can typically expect to cover. These are intended as a guide only. Language teachers may at times adapt the course content to suit the specific level, aims and interests of the class.
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Do I need a course book?
You will need a course book to attend your course. Course books are not included in the course fees. We recommend that you buy your own course book separately before your course starts. We will let you know which course book you will require and advise where you can purchase this. Please note that a course book often covers more than one level. So if you progress to the next course, you may not necessarily need to buy a new book. Again, we will advise you of this at the time. The course book is chosen by our teachers and academic team. This is based on which book is most suitable for the level of the class whilst offering the most communicative approach.