A French Tamil teacher !
Here in SITA, cultural promotion also goes through language learning.
Thanks to Emmanuel, who is in SITA since the beginning, these classes are available.
Emmanuel started his linguist career studying sign language at SERAC, Paris, a French association (Sourds Entendants Recherche Action Communication).
He followed this track of interpreter in sign language for 15 years then: in Haute-Savoie, he worked for companies, institutions, schools and hospitals but also gave support classes.
But our teacher does not only have competences in languages! While working as an interpreter, he taught himself computer science and, as well as being a linguist, he became a webmaster too.
He followed the web mastering path and settled in India in 2009. He was creating websites but also teaching French not to lose his passion for languages. He fell in love with the country but decided to go back in France in 2011 to launch his own informatics company.
Actually, SITA's website has been created by Emmanuel! Working from France but coming back to Pondy once or twice a year, he kept on dealing with website creation while learning Tamil language by himself.
His passion for Tamil is now taking him to the creation of a franco-tamil online dictionary: the Guérineau!
So we took advantage of his competences and passion to offer French and Tamil classes for all levels and all ages. Residents or tourists, everyone can attend our classes whether it is on medium or longue duration.
Our teacher-webmaster is planning to settle down definitely in Pondicherry... for our pleasure and his students'!