Adèle Julie Ridereau
Adèle was born in France. She has been living in Switzerland for 5 years. She joined Soft Landing in 2015. She motivates her students by creating a lively and engaging classroom atmosphere. She speaks French, English, Spanish and German. She is also passionate about travels and art.
Barbara is an Italian translator and interpreter from Verona, Italy. She studied in Milan, and later in Heidelberg to become a teacher of German and English literature. Upon completion of her studies, she lived in Germany for several years, where she taught Italian in various schools. Barbara also worked for a large Italian company in Frankfurt where she was responsible for the development of training concepts for sales and after-sales personnel. Barbara moved to Switzerland in 2003, where she has worked as a translator.
María Luisa Sanchez Enriquez
María Luisa is was born in Madrid, Spain. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics & Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Childhood Education, specializing in foreign language teaching. She also holds diplomas in Higher Teacher Education (CAP) as well as Spanish as a foreign language (ELE). Prior to moving to Switzerland in 2013, María worked as a training manager for a multinational company for more than 10 years . She is passionate about sharing her knowledge with her students and utilizes a variety of different study tools to promote learning
Monica has been teaching English off and on for almost 20 years (at Soft Landing since 2010). She has taught all ages and levels of English, including Business English and TOEFL preparation. Monica has a B.A. in International Studies and an Ed.M. in TESOL from the State University of New York, Buffalo. She is fluent in Dutch and has a good working knowledge of German, French and Romanian. Monica likes to create a relaxed atmosphere in her classes where her students feel comfortable and are not afraid to speak up!
Nataliia comes from the Ukraine. She studied piano at the prestigious High School of Charkiw. She holds a diploma in teaching piano, piano accompaniment and chamber music. She taught for several years before moving to Switzerland in 2009, and continues to teach piano and Russian. Nataliia also holds a qualification in adult education, as well as the Swiss diplomas of EUROLTA and SVEB.