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Jonathan G.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, French, Spanish
  • Ph.D., Music from University of Washington (Seattle)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jonathan G.

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I have taught beginning French in a classroom setting and beginning and intermediate French in a tutoring setting. During my time as a graduate student, I worked abroad for several months in France.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Adam
I've been taking piano lessons with Jonathan for over a month now and I've been very pleased with his teaching. He's extremely knowledgeable and skilled, but what I appreciate most is his enthusiasm during lessons. He keeps the lessons fun, even when the subject matter is difficult. On top of this, he's just a cool, nice guy who I've enjoyed getting to know.
Brandon
Working with Johnathan has been a joy.

It was my purpose setting out to study music in general, not just to study an instrument but to use the instrument as a means of approaching music in the abstract. I set out to study music’s mechanics and theoretical foundations.

Jonathan is very knowledgeable and very meticulous. He has a precise and analytical sort of mind, and very strong foundations in his classical training.

To have a wealth of knowledge in one's subject is not enough, one also has to know how to teach (which is a whole skillset of its own). It is clear Jonathan is an experienced teacher. I have never felt rushed with Jonathan, he is very generous with his time. He provides ample resources for study outside of our sessions, and is quick to respond to emails. He has lent me books, sent me links to videos, and provided me with plenty of homework.

Jonathan has also been very accommodating in allowing me to have some authority in planning lessons and exploring my own interests. Particularly I wanted to study modal music and found a folk song in the Locrian Mode. We took a break from the Suzuki work we had been doing and he helped me transcribe the song and practice.

I could not recommend Jonathan enough, I am switching focus from violin to piano for the time being and will be employing him as my piano tutor, and I’m very much considering taking spanish lessons under his tutelage as well.
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
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Jacqueline G.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $85
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2012
  • French, Economics from Tufts University
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Jacqueline G.

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Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 120 French students including at most local Bay Area schools as well as many out-of-state. I work with each student to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with all aspects of French including grammar, conversation, vocabulary, and overall fluency.

About Jacqueline

Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 120 French students at all levels including beginners, AP students, and adult learners. I work with each student to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with a

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Gwen
Jacqueline is helping my daughter prep for Le Grand Concours. Jacqueline has an excellent methodical approach and we look forward to her help beyond the exam as my daughter works to improve her French reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.
david
I started taking lessons from Jacqueline in person but have moved to online during the shutdown. I'm 66 and have taken some formal french courses but my conversational skills are lacking. It is often difficult finding a teacher that can be effective with someone in my age group. Jacqueline has been excellent at getting me to converse, improving my pronunciation, and working on my comprehension and grammar. We generally meet once a week but I would recommend more often.
Janis
Our family has found Jacqueline to be an awesome tutor for our high school daughter. Not only is she kind, thorough and patient, but Jacqueline always makes it a point to find out what the local high school teachers are teaching and what methods they're using. She has a very friendly and approachable manner and loves what she teaches.
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Roselyne G.

23 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Roselyne G.

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I am a French native speaker from the Loire region in France. I am a California Credential teacher K-12. I feel strongly about French conversation ,since this is what we do first as human beings. I am a compassionate teacher who loves to make it fun and with high expectations. I have been teaching French for many years and for the last 5 years I have taught students from many different backgrounds, ages and French levels in different settings.
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About Roselyne

Bonjour, I am a French native speaker from France, who holds a California Teaching Credential K-12. I have been teaching in different capacities for over 20 years and French for the last 10 years with my own business involving after school enrichment programs, tutoring and adult conversation group

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Ashley
Roselyne is an excellent instructor! She is funny, caring, and most importantly, extremely knowledgeable. She will adapt to your needs and will always provide great follow up resources! She is the best :).
Megan
Roselyne is a wonderful teacher; very professional and thorough but also very understanding and committed to making you feel comfortable during lessons. She gives the needed push towards excellence without overwhelming you. I've enjoyed my lessons so far and can't wait to keep learning more!
Radiance
Roselyne is an excellent teacher. She is great about adjusting to your learning style and level. She is also engaging and is open to structuring coursework around your interests. Highly recommended.
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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA, chemistry major, French minor from Drew University
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Jennifer W.

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Due to my enthusiasm for Foreign languages, I am fluent in French and can read Russian, German, and Spanish. French was my minor and chemistry was my major. I was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society based on my achievements in the fields of chemistry and French. I have also enhanced my fluency in French by traveling abroad, including residing in France at the University of Poitiers as well as traveling abroad to Paris, Brussels, and Calais. I look forward to spreading my enthusiasm for foreign languages to others.

About Jennifer

Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US A

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Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.
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Jinky B.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Double Major: French & Psychology from Florida State University
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Jinky B.

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Lessons are very personalized to each student's expectations, varying from purely conversational to more grammar-focused lessons. I believe that learning a language should be fun and useful!

About Jinky

Bonjour! I really enjoy teaching everything about the French language. If you're looking to brush up on your French, looking for an after-school tutor for help in a French course or would like to start learning this lovely language, I am happy to personalize tutoring sessions to your goals! I

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Miles L.
Jinky has great repore with kids!
Mikhail V.
My son finds the French lessons from Jinky helpful. I recommend her!
Haley
Go Jinky!
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Jean-Luc B.

128 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Master’s in Art, Art History and French Literature from ICART (Paris)
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Jean-Luc B.

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My Course for Beginner is designed for students who wish to learn basic grammar, common vocabulary, numbers, the time of day, days of the week and more. The class largely stresses conversation and comprehension with a moderate emphasis on reading and writing. The student will also be exposed to French and Francophone culture.
My Course for Intermediate and Advanced will improve your ability to comprehend, converse and write in French. Increase vocabulary and expand your grammar, conversations.

About Jean-Luc

Dear Learners My name is Jean-Luc, I am from the Loire Valley in France and have broad experience in teaching French at various levels (beginners to AP French, DELF and DALF) for numerous years. Based on the belief that a better world for all can be achieved through better communication, my missio

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Mr. Jean-Luc B. was a great teacher and my son really learned a lot from him during the summer. This learning has helped him to do well during the school year. I would highly recommend Mr. Jean-Luc B to anyone wanting to learn French as he was highly punctual and his way of teaching was very clear and understandable.

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"Evelyne is a superb French teacher. She is knowledgeable, patient, enthusiastic and a pleasure to know and to take French lessons from, either in person or online (I have done both and will continue to do so.) Robert C."
Robert
Took French lessons from Evelyne M.
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"Jean-Luc, You are an amazing teacher. You are very organized and flexible to handle the need of the student. Wish you a wonderful new year 2021 !!"
Sasirajaan
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson. I felt comfortable working with David and I look forward to our lessons.

Thanks David!"
Genie
Took French lessons from David M.
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"Philippe is an extremely engaging and thoughtful French instructor. He recognizes students levels and pushes us to think outside the box while also making sure we have the basic proficiencies, i.e. grammar, listening, speaking. He also brings in current events and interests to make the sessions fun, interesting, and in line with what native speakers are talking about overall."
Janna
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Today was my first lesson. Evelyne is very relaxed and immediately helped me to feel relaxed. She quickly chose a starting point that met my skill level.
I am already looking forward to my second lesson."
Christine
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"Tania is very patient and helpful. I am excited to see how much my skills will grow."
Cindy
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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"I have been through a multitude of instructors on other sites with horrid results and Mario is a keeper! He is organized, took the time to ask what I was looking to accomplish and then did some testing to see where I really was in the language on various levels. I am very much looking forward to advancing my french with Mario."
Paul
Took French lessons from Mario D.
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"Roman is a very dedicated teacher who works hard to help people focus on their goals and improve their language skills."
David
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Great instructor, very patient. Looking forward to our lessons !"
Ben
Took French lessons from JP B.
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"Tania helps my 11 year old daughter continue her curiosity in and enthusiasm for the French language. We are very glad to be able to work with her and recommend her wholeheartedly."
Sirin
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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