My name is Virginie Tchakoumi. I was born in France to Cameroonian parents, and raised in a cosmopolitan French city. In 2015, I relocated to Chicago. This is my fourth year at Back of the Yards High School where I have taught French and ESL classes.
It has been very interesting to teach French to students who are also familiar with the Spanish language. While I hope they have learned from me about the importance of languages, cultures, and history, I know that I have learned a lot from them. At the beginning of every school year, I look forward to continuing this learning journey with them.