Fluent in French, English, Spanish and German, Ms. Therrien integrates drama and music to language learning, ensuring that the latest research findings in second language acquisition are reflected in her classroom. She has shared her knowledge and enthusiasm at various conferences in Australia and New Zealand.
Ms. Therrien graduated with a BA from Bishop's University in Canada and completed her Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, where she later obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Education with Distinction. Her area of focus was the education of bilingual and heritage language learners. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, swimming, hiking, gardening and cooking, and she gets lots of cross-cultural communication practice thanks to her French husband and their two bilingual children.