Our Teachers

The teaching team of L’Atelier is composed of qualified and experienced teachers. Coming from different backgrounds, we provide teaching in various subjects : French, English, Vietnamese, but also Sciences (Maths, Physics and Chemistry), History and Geography, Economics and so on.

We remain at your disposal to discuss your needs or your children’ ones in order to decide together on the most suitable teaching program.

If you are interested you can meet the teaching team everyday from 2pm to 3pm, except Saturdays.


Sylvie Girard

Director of L’Atelier An Phu

French, FFL (French as a Foreign Language), tutoring and music teacher
Graduate from Rouen University
Master degree in FFL

In Vietnam since 1998, Sylvie taught at Marguerite Duras, at ABC, at Hung Vuong university and at Hoa Sen school.

“For a teacher, there is nothing more beautiful than seeing a child becoming opened to knowledge and start to think by himself…”


Tiffany Amable

French Teacher and Maths Tutor

Graduated from the university of Rennes 1 Beaulieu
Master in Biology (Natural conservation and biodiversity)

Tiffany has done Mathematics tutoring in different schools in France. In Vietnam since 2017.

“To teach is to show new and different perspectives in order to use them and enjoy them in our lifetime.”

Servane Jardin-Blicq

French Teacher and Tutor

Graduated from the university of Poitiers in Translation

After living in Germany then Russia, Servane arrived in Vietnam in September 2017 in order to discover Vietnamese.
She worked a lot with children, especially tutoring in French as well as English.

« Teaching is also about sharing values and cultures. »

Minh-Thong Bui

French and Vietnamese Teacher

Graduated and experienced in accelerated languages learning

Thong is as comfortable in teaching Vietnamese as French.

“Teaching is giving tools and methods in order to build ourselves.”

Sydney Lonaker

English Teacher and Tutor

Graduated from Arizona State University
Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology and Minor Degree in Art History

After three summers spent teaching archaeology students at a field school in Belize, Sydney moved to Vietnam to teach English.

“A different language is a different vision of life.”

Loan Dubreuil

FFL Teacher for children

Master’s degree in learning and new technologies
Currently doing a second Master degree in Language tuition with French as a foreign language

Loan had been working since more than 10 years with children. After living in France and the United States, Loan settled in Vietnam.

“Teaching is first giving the passion to learn.”

Etienne Langlade

French Teacher and Tutor

Master 2 in international Economy and Law at the Foreign Trade University of Hanoi

Etienne worked has a lecturer at the french faculty in Hanoi, then during 2 years, at the Saint Paul American School of Hanoi as a French teacher for English students.

”Teaching, is passing on knowledge with love, but it’s also a cultural bridge.”

Vicky Torecillas Ros

Spanish Teacher

Graduated from the University of Murcia

Vicky has always worked helping students. Settled since 2 years in Vietnam, Vicky is currently working in a Spanish school and offers private lessons.

In love with Vietnam and its culture, I learn new values ​​every day with my students. Teaching is learning something new every day.”

Makara Ouk

French Teacher

BTS of Finance and Management graduate
DAEFLE (Teaching French as a Foreign Language)

Makara taught FFL in Australia, then settle down in Vietnam where he keeps teaching during the past 4 years to different age and level in language centers.

« Grâce aux langues, on est chez soi n’importe où » – Edmund de Waal

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Sophie Genva

French and Vietnamese Teacher

French Baccalaureate of Litterature, BTS in Tourism

Bilingual French / Vietnamese, Sophie has long been in contact with adults and students in school support, but also with French and Vietnamese courses at home in Paris. She has been working for many years as a translator for private individuals and conferences.
Sophie has been in Vietnam for one year and continues to teach languages ​​to Asian people.

”To teach is to listen and transmit to build”

Anita Bay

German Teacher

Second state examination in German, Art and Religion

Since 2017 in Vietnam, Anita is a Private German Tutor and works with the International German School of HCMC.