Come learn French! Suitable for those who’ve have attended French classes at UDPL before or have some instruction in beginner French.
Instructor Oumar Watt teaches French at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. Prior to joining SCH Academy, Oumar served as a language instructor and cross-cultural guide for American Peace Corps in Senegal until he was recruited by the U.S. Embassy in Senegal as a language teacher/coordinator. In 2001, Oumar became the Media Affairs Specialist for the U.S. Embassy in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau. He supported several presidential visits, including President George Bush Jr. and President Obama. Oumar brings experience in the classroom, helping students to learn French with no fear or hesitation, aiming at one goal: to understand and to be understood. He holds a Certificate of Proficiency in English from Cambridge University (England) and attended the Law School of Senegal University Cheikh Anta Diop. In 2017, Oumar retired and moved with his family to the US. He is married and is the father of two high school boys and one elementary daughter.