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Diane C.

24 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $57
  • Speaks French, German, Duala, English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diane C.

24 Reviews
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French is my second language, but it often feels as it if were the first, as I have been speaking it for so many years on an everyday, educational, and professional basis. I have official native-level proficiency. My grammar is excellent, as I learned the rules in junior high school in the Paris suburbs (grammar is an important part of French schooling). Culture is also a big part of learning a language, and I am well versed in French literature, pop culture, idioms, and more.
Recently, one of my first TakeLessons students passed her B2 exam, which allows her to apply to French universities. It's not an easy exam, the culmination of several years of classes and several months of test-prepping.
I edited a 240-page scholarly book in French, "De La Case A La Villa" (published 2014), and have spoken on French-language television and at professional conferences.
I give both private and group lessons.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! Yay! We can start in-person lessons again, as long as basic distancing is kept. I have been vaccinated and I would prefer my students to be vaccinated, too, but it's not a deal breaker. I teach several languages: French, German, and English for non-native English speaker

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Daria
I have been a student with Diane for the last few years and she is the best French teacher I have ever had. Not only is she an amazing teacher but she is also genuinely fun to be with. This year, Diane helped me pass the French B2 Certification exam - she provided me with all the resources I could have ever hoped for, and I really couldn't have done it without her! I highly recommend her for anyone
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Wonderful Lesson. I believe Diane will be able to help me learn French well.
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Gina G.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian
  • MA Romance Languages and Literature from University of Connecticut
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Gina G.

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Gina has a BA and MA in French language and literature. She is very active member of the Alliance Française of Charleston, participating in French conversation groups, French book and film clubs and other activities to promote the French language and culture. Gina has traveled and continues to travel frequently throughout France, Belgium and French-speaking Canada. She has been tutoring and teaching French since 1990 and loves to share her passion for the French language.

About Gina

Hello! I am Gina and I am a linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. I am a Chartered Linguist MCIL and ACIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists (UK). I have been teaching and tutoring foreign languages since 1990. I teach adults, college students, high

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I give Gina a 5 star because it doesn't have a 10. She is awesome, smart, fun, and caring. I take Spanish and makes so much easier because she also speaks fluent Portuguese (my native language), and she can explain the difference between both language. I highly recommend Gina :)
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Jinky B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jinky B.

7 Reviews
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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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Mikhail V.
My son finds the French lessons from Jinky helpful. I recommend her!
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Go Jinky!
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Alyse A.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • English and French from Vanderbilt University
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Alyse A.

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I been teaching English and French for 10 years now. I began learning in high school so I understand the challenges English speakers and others face learning the language. I studied English and French at Vanderbilt University in the USA. I have lived and worked in France for a total of 2.5 years. My students have ranged from 5 to 60 years of age. I have been able to learn what techniques help with pronunciation and as memory aids for those learning later in life. I still speak French on a daily basis. I have also visited other French speaking countries and can help learners embrace their aspirations and navigate new places.

About Alyse

Bonjour tout le monde. ( Hi everyone.) Je m’appele Alyse. Il me ferait plaisir de vous aider à apprendre une nouvelle langue. (My name is Alyse and I would love to help you learn a new language.) J’ai étudié l’anglais et le français à l’université de Vanderbilt aux états unis. Au

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Alyse is so personable and kind! Her lessons are clear and flows efficiently, making it fun for our son to learn French! Most importantly, he really enjoys Alyse as his instructor and can’t wait for his next lessons!
Priya
Alyse is an excellent French teacher. She’s patient, approachable and engaging. She works with her students to help them meet their goals. Thanks Alyse!
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Katrina Z.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Katrina Z.

15 Reviews
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Bonjour! Are you looking to pick up a new language? Want to brush up on a few of the basics? French is one of the most beautiful languages to speak. I will help you with grammar, accent, vocabulary, and conversation. Through it all, we will have a great time learning this wonderful language! À bientot.

About Katrina

Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending one of the nation's top most prestigious universities, I am extremely capable of tutoring most subjects. Additionally, I am a singer/songwriter and a fluent French speaker. I am passionate about music and have been

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Doris H.
My 4 year old daughter is taking french lesson with Miss Katrina. Violet says she likes her and that she wants to continue learning french. I'm excited because that is my goal for Violet. Thank you!
Matt D.
She's teaching me different styles of music not that I'm not used to, which is helping my voice get better and better!
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Katrina is a competent French and voice teacher. She is also very nice and kind. I highly recommend her!
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Alex B.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French
  • Computer Engineering from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex B.

15 Reviews
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Je ne parler Français tres bien? Learn French in 3 months using the 12 simple rules that make the process as efficient as it can get.

About Alex

Alex Boulos built his talent on his home piano listening to his father's compositions. He won an international competition of piano played by ear from David Sides Playground Sessions when he was 13 years old as well as many other talent shows and contests.  Alex started giving piano improvisatio

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Bryan M.
He is very helpful
Lexi (.
After first lesson, Alex promises to be a great instructor. He was able to assess my skill level quickly to focus on where I should begin learning, improving and growing.
Cheryl Brown
Alex was awesome, exciting to be his student...

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"I have a wonderful time learning with Professor Tessier, Merci beaucoup!"
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Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Elsa was very patient. She was on time for the class and very pleasant throughout.
5 stars!"
Abraham
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Great Instructor. I have learned so much already."
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Took French lessons from David M.
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"David is a great teacher! He is very patient whenever I am struggling. He gives great suggestions and helpful hints, like listening to music in French to help learn the language. He really tailors the class to my needs and learning style. I am planning on signing up for Spanish lessons with him also once I am done with French!"
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Took French lessons from David M.
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"Isabel is a very knowledgeable and fun. I would highly recommend her to anyone who wants to learn french."
Rachel
Took French lessons from Isabel S.
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"Exceptional, mindful, has been teaching my kids via Skype — It works! We think she's terrific -- she is a fun and inspiring tutor for our daughters. They have worked with Elsa for 3 years, and they really enjoy speaking French now. She is using her creativity and empathy skills to help unlock our daughters' full potential. She has an uncanny ability to make them feel comfortable. We believe she has the ability to connect with and engage all types of learners and she makes learning French so much fun. We highly recommend her."
Martin
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Pascale is an amazing teacher. I really enjoy my lessons.
Its great to earn from native speaker."
Evelina
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Elsa was very patient with my son in his introduction to French. He really enjoyed the sessions with Elsa."
Gerardo
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"My 8 year daughter is taking one-on-one French lessons with Ms Aliaksandra. She has taken 3 lessons so far and loving it. I was invited to observe her last lesson and I am absolutely impressed with Ms Aliaksandra’s teaching. She speaks only French during the lesson, exposing my daughter to the language. She started with everyday things but is also using them in simple sentences. My daughter loves her lessons and can’t wait for the next one. She practice at home as well so she can make her teacher! We are glad to have found Ms Aliaksandra."
Tina
Took French lessons from Aliaksandra P.
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"I am very happy with Pascale. She is an excellent teacher. After each class, I can't wait for the next one.
She is very supportive and encouraging.
It is always great to learn from a native speaker."
Evelina
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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