Rene was born in Lyon. His parents are from Spain. He holds a French Master Degree in French as a foreign Language and a C.A.P.E.S in Spanish. He taught in several high schools around Paris before he moved to Los Angeles about 20 years ago. Rene has been teaching Spanish and French for many years in language institutes, high schools and private classes. Passionate about grammar, he started to teach our grammar Refresher class 10 years ago at the Alliance Française and since then it has been a huge success. He also teaches Conversation classes for intermediate and advanced students. When not teaching, our grammar specialist enjoys watching movies and collecting stamps. He is also fond of politics, history and news.