Tahoma Lewis

Individuals & Societies in French Teacher

Bonjour! Well, you guessed it I speak French. I’m a Washington, DC Metropolitan native, currently living in Southern Maryland with my family. I learned French while attending a French Immersion school and during high school, I spent a year in Belgium as an exchange student. I graduated from Dunbar HS in DC with the intent of becoming an aeronautical engineer; however, sometimes you have to follow your passion, and so I did. I received my B.A. in International Languages and Culture with a French concentration from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and my M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University. I’m an aspiring polyglot and I enjoy learning new things. I’m improving my Spanish, learning Italian, and am trying to decide which language to learn next. When I’m not practicing languages, I’m learning new salsa and bachata moves, trying new recipes and restaurants, going to concerts, taking photos, reading books, paddleboarding, or watching awesome documentaries and comedies. I try to capture life in its fullest whether by myself, with my family or with good friends. Prior to coming to DCI (I’m a newbie), I used to teach French at the secondary level for PGCPS. I’m truly excited to teach I & S in French and English, as learning and teaching about various cultures and how we interact and respond within them are topics that lead to engaging discussions. I’m looking forward to my years here at DCI and meeting my students.