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Mikayla S.

106 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Mikayla S.

106 Reviews
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Living in France for 8 years now and having completed my Master's in teaching French as a second and foreign language at l'Université de Lyon 2, I am more than capable of helping you learn a language that I have loved for years. I've been teaching French for 7 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of French culture and language! Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate like a pro! I also specialize in French phonetics so that you will be able to pronounce everything correctly.

I like to keep my lessons fun and interactive and I pull resources from many different places. Currently the books I'm using primarily in instruction are: Latitudes, Alter Ego, Tex's French Grammar, Liberté, and Supermax (for kids). I also use many online exercises, songs, videos, and articles to supplement for listening and reading exercises.

About Mikayla

Bonjour tout le monde ! (Hello everyone!) My name is Mikayla and I cannot wait to meet and teach you my favorite language and life's passion. I have been speaking French for half my life now and I have loved it since day one. I earned my Bachelors in French and Francophone Studies with a minor i

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Mikayla is a brilliant teacher and instructor. Helped me 100% in my speaking skills and she was very supportive and encouraging. Thank u very much!
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Meriem B.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Tunisian (Arabic dialect), Italian, English, French
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Meriem B.

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IMPORTANT FOR NEW STUDENTS: Accepting only Intermediate/Advanced level. Currently, the time slots that are available are at 9 am Central Time.

Bonjour & bienvenue!

French is my native language and whether you're a beginner or experienced French speaker, I would be happy to:
1) Teach you French from scratch,
2) Enrich your vocabulary & conversational abilities, or
3) Polish your accent to make you sound like a real French person!

---------------Frequently Asked Questions---------------

1- What type of lessons would you recommend?

=> For beginner or intermediate level: 60 min lessons
=> For advanced level: 30 min, 45 min or 60 min (100% conversation).
=> For kids: 45 to 60 min, depending how young and how are their focus capabilities.

2- Is scheduling flexible? Do I have to pick a specific day/time and stick with it?

=> I'm fairly flexible and I perfectly understand that your schedule may vary from week to week (and I hope you'll understand mine do too!). We can choose ...

About Meriem

I'm a native French speaker, but I do understand the joy & challenges of approaching a new language, as I also learned English, Italian and Tunisian (dialect of Arabic). I moved from France to the USA in 2011 and my main job is being a costume designer specialized in opera. I've also been teach

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Danielle K.
The first lesson with Meriem was great. I’ve been teaching myself French, and I have some pretty big gaps in basic knowledge. She did a great job helping me figure out what I need to work on. I look forward to more lessons.
Justin
I spent a couple of months having lessons with Meriem and I definitely enjoyed my time. I had some previous knowledge of French words and phrases from various online tools but I lacked the insight that an actual instructor could bring. It was extremely beneficial to talk to someone who could correct me and help me learn. I hope that I can start my lessons again soon.
Rocio S.
I loved my first lesson. Meriem encouraged me to use my French and I felt little by little more confident in the conversation. Looking forward to our next lesson.
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Philippe F.

99 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Awarded Member from Association française pour l’enseignement du français
  • Teaches students 13 to 65
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Philippe F.

99 Reviews
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I have been teaching for over ten years and most recently for USG officers on a one-on-one basis, as well as in group setting. In addition I conduct online classes for them as well as for private students, whose levels range from beginners to level 4. Born, raised and educated in France, my style is unique as I adapt myself to the student's needs, creating lessons plans based on the student's abilities and progress. I emphasis speaking over all. I measure progress on a regular basis, so as to adjust myself to the students strengths and helping the student to reach the assigned goal.

About Philippe

Born, educated and raised in France. Dual US/French citizen Summary of Skills: Experience developing and providing instructions in French language Experience in conducting conversational and written classes for students Skilled in improving foreign language reading, writing, and speaking a

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Joy
Philippe is a great teacher. I am trying to regain my French and get to the point of conversation. He is always looking for ways that fit the way I learn and is always encouraging and enthusiastic.
Michele
Philippe truly has been the best instructor I have had for French. He always treated me with respect and kept the course work fresh and interesting. He used a variety of techniques and was intuitive enough to know what worked best for me. He was patient and never pushed beyond my patience! He exceeds expectations, always sending additional resources outside of the course. He's available whenever you need him. He's kind, generous, and I can't wait to start another course with Philippe!
Sanaz
Philipe has been great in our first few lessons. He makes me feel comfortable and he gives a lot of very helpful resources to read/practice/listen to outside of the lesson. I am an intermediate speaker looking to practice and gain back my conversational abilities and he has been very helpful so far in getting my speaking going again!
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chrissy S.

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I majored in Highschool in French and used to be fluent and so I'd like to give you a start off into this beautiful language and culture that I had the privilege growing up next to -as a neighbor so to say!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in t

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
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Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
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Robert M.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, French, Curacao), Bonaire, Papiamentu (language from Aruba
  • Teaching since 1973
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Robert M.

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I teach French since 1973. I am a French native speaker and I do teach and tutor privately. I did teach in schools since November 2016-July 2017 at the Fort Bend Christian Academy. My students were 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders. My teaching experience started teaching my students about Le Petit Prince. This marvelous story caught on very fast the imagination and desire to learn French in all my students. Never failed! I teach students to speak French and not to just read from a book.
I have always been a member of the Alliance Francaise in Curacao and I did study methodology on how to teach French as second language at the French island of Guadeloupe, at L'Ecole Normale, at Pointe-a-Pitre, in 1975, sent by the Alliance Francaise of Curacao.

About Robert

My name is Robert M. I have a Spanish Teaching Degree from Curacao, a beautiful island that once was part of The Netherlands and I started teaching in 1973. So far I have been teaching Spanish for 12 years. I also have an Associate Degree in Applied Arts in Advertising Design from the Art Institute

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Emma I.
Robert is a very good teacher! He is funny and easy to talk to and above all he truly has a passion for teaching. I would definitely recommend taking lessons with him
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Victoria B.
I love it and I have much fun.
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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
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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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Kathleen E.
Alfonso W.
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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Rubi
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Jean-Luc was very informative, instructive, and patient with me as his student. I gained confidence in my ability to speak French when I was working with him. I would definitely work with him again and recommend him to other students!"
Paula
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Meriem was exactly what I was looking for. She is very bright, enthusiastic, and I can tell she loves teaching French."
Madeline
Took French lessons from Meriem B.
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"I have been studying at my local Alliance Française for a little over a year. The classes at the Alliance move very quickly.

As a result, I have had trouble grasping some of the concepts. Therefore, I decided to hire a tutor.

Over the past 6 months, I have been looking for a tutor online and I kept going back to Pascale’s reviews and profile.

I was reluctant to hire an online tutor because I did not think that I could work with or learn French from an online tutor.

After the COVID-19 pandemic, everything including my courses at the Alliance went online. So, I decided to give online tutoring a chance and I am so happy that I did.

After studying with Pascale for the past month, I feel more confident in my ability to learn French.

Pascale’s ability to teach online is superb. Her techniques for online learning make you feel that you are actually meeting with her in person.

So, if you are thinking about hiring a tutor for French, look no further than Pascale. I highly recommend her. You will not regret it."
Candace
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"She is nice. Amber - 7 years old"
Amber
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Céline is the best teacher, I am so happy I found her. Céline is fun, efficient and French ! Merci :-)"
Fabrizio
Took French lessons from Celine L.
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"She sings songs to help you learn. Amber - 7 years old"
Amber
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Very organized, clear and structured classes and he breaks them down to explain the way it make sense. Super patient, professional and FUN. I took 4 lessons so far and it's amazing to see that you can builds upon what you learned in previous lessons and he really make you think. TAKE HIS CLASSES! There is a reason why all his reviews are great because he knows what he's doing. I'm glad I chose him and am confident that I will be speaking French very soon!!!"
Shima
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"I took lessons with Evelyne wanting to refresh my high-school French and she's been fantastic. She brings the best attitude, very encouraging, helpful, and patient. Not only is she a native speaker (which is great), she also understands the grammatical structure of the language very well and knows how to present new material in a way that doesn't overwhelm you. She followed up every lesson with an email which made it easier for me to memorize new vocabulary. Overall, it's been a great experience and I highly recommend her."
Iryna
Took French lessons from Evelyne M.
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"Great class and she is very patient I am planning to take more classes with her"
Sophia
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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