Democratic Republic of Congo
Athie spent most of his school years in Paris before returning to Zaïre to work for Renault and teach Journalism at the Université Nationale du Zaïre. Political change and civil war in Zaïre (today's Democratic Republic of Congo) led to Athie coming to America in 1997. He has taught here since 2010. He mostly teaches Intermediate and Advance Core Language Classes, in addition to current events conversation classes. Athie enjoys reading, traveling and meeting cultures around the world.
Classes Recently Taught
Perfect your pronunciation, solidify your mastery of grammar and learn additional vocabulary—then apply your learning to demanding tasks like transcribing audio documents, criticizing political campaigns or debating the salaries of different professions.Read More
You're ready to move on to bigger and better things! Describe different behaviors, talk about and suggest outings or events, give advice, talk about family activities, go out as a group, analyze different customs and traditions, and more.Read More
Keep looking forward and making progress! Learn how to talk about your career path, express enthusiasm for a professional project, understand and give advice for an interview, take risks, describe your typical workday and more.Read More
Delve deeper into the Francophone cultures around the globe while honing your language skills: understand a scientific documentary, learn about young, francophone thinkers, explain a scientific discovery, present the pros and cons of an innovation in technology, give your opinion, imagine the future. and more!Read More