Gloria Finkelstein

Gloria grew up in Montreal, lived in Paris, and has frequently traveled to France. She is the creator of "French Club with Madame G," an innovative learning-by-doing immersive language arts program. Gloria enjoys helping others discover and experience French culture and lifestyle via Upper Valley French-themed programs at the Howe Library, Coop Food Store, Robert's Flowers, Hanover Farmer's Market, and Dartmouth Greenhouse. Gloria is a graduate of McGill University and Columbia University.

Course Title: Active French: Learn By Doing (Spring Term 2019)

Participant Testimonials:

"Gloria was wonderful at encouraging us to just do what we can without fear and at working with a diverse class."

"Gloria created a wonderfully, supportive and non-judgmental environment for speaking the language no matter how rusty or limited was one's ability. I really appreciated that approach."

Course Title: Active French: Learn By Doing (Winter Term 2019)

Participant Testimonials:

"Madame G did an excellent job giving attention to the novice french speakers as well as engaging the more fluent."

"Gloria is a high energy, fun instructor with lots of creative ideas on how to encourage the class to practice speaking French."