Marc-Xavier Chibou Passeneau
Director, Gulf Language School
7th Floor, Room 706
Marc-Xavier Chibou Passeneau graduated from The University of Sunderland-United Kingdom with a Master’s of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management.
Having grown up in a multilingual family that valued language acquisition and multiculturalism, he is fluent in English, French, and Arabic and possesses intermediate ability in Spanish and Italian.Mr. Passeneau has developed curriculum and taught ESL, Arabic, and French courses in the United States. He is a past Arabic and French interpreter for the United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review.
Mr. Passeneau joined North American University’s Gulf Language School in January, 2015 and has taught all language levels. His teaching philosophy is that all students have the ability to learn and succeed and believes that his role is to facilitate each student’s bilingual acquisition.
In his free time, Mr. Passeneau enjoys exploring the culinary and cultural activities of Houston and enjoys world travel.