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Diane C.

24 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks French, German, Duala, English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1976
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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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Marjan Z.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, Farsi
  • Master's degree in French Literature from University of Isfahan
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marjan Z.

23 Reviews
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I'm teaching French for almost 10 years and I'll be happy to help you learning this lovely language.

About Marjan

Hello everybody, My name is Marjan. I am a qualified French Teacher and Tutor. I have a bachelor's degree in French and a Master's degree in French Literature. I have several years experience teaching and tutoring French to many age groups from children to adults. Whether you are currently s

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Esha
It was very well taught and she made sure I understood what I learned. Totally recommend!!!
Asheir G.
She is a great teacher. She is focused on whatever you do to make sure you know the concept. She will even give you extra sources. She wants all her students to do the best!
Emily C.
Wonderful teacher! She customizes my lessons specifically for me and what I need. Absolutely recommend!
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Karina C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, French
  • Anthropology from University Toulouse II
  • Teaching since 2012
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Karina C.

2 Reviews
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I teach children and adults from beginner to upper intermediate level. I studied the language for a year at a French institution and then I went to France to improve my skills. I want my students to learn a great variety of vocabulary and to feel comfortable in speaking the language.

My teaching philosophy is learning can be fun! I use didactic material to teach the language.

About Karina

Hello there! My name is Karina C. I have given lessons to children since 2012. I was born and raised in Mexico, so I speak fluent Spanish. I also speak French , as I studied my bachelor's degree in the South of France. I can teach those interested in learning or practicing their conversational s

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Steven A.
Lots to study!!! Look forward to the next lesson!!!
Aerie T.
Karina is working out well so far for my daughter, we are glad to have found this great instructor. My daughter seems to be enjoying herself and I'm glad our instructor is able to keep her interested. Thanks so much!
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Celine L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Early childhood Education from Christopher Academy
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Celine L.

3 Reviews
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I am native from France and have been teaching for over 20 years and I am passionate about sharing my culture and language.
Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or novice, I am here to help you speak French and have fun while doing it!

About Celine

Salut! My name is Celine and I am from Nancy, in the north east of France. I have been teaching for over 20 years and I am passionate about teaching others to learn and practice in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Currently, I teach High School French , preschool French and world culture, as well a

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Charlotte
Celine is a wonderful teacher and I highly recommend her to anyone trying to learn French.
Fabrizio
Céline is the best teacher, I am so happy I found her. Céline is fun, efficient and French ! Merci :-)
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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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Jasmine B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2017
  • French Major and TESOL Minor from Union University
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Jasmine B.

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I have received my DELF B2 and I am currently teaching French online to students. I can help you if you are a complete beginner or lower intermediate and looking to take lessons with a native English speaker to help understand the nuances of the French language. I lived in France for 6 months and Morocco for two years, so I have experience using this language.

About Jasmine

What you should expect in class: ☆REAL PROGRESS and improvement you can notice! ☆All materials provided for you, including homework ☆Live feedback in our shared Google Doc during the session Choice of four classes: ✏️General English Course - structured lessons including all skills

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Average Cost of French Lessons in Burlingame, CA

The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Burlingame is $50. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $80 per hour.
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"Isabelle is teaching French to my 11 year old daughter and our experience has been excellent. My daughter was previously taking group lessons somewhere else and was not making as much progress as we had hoped. Working with Isabelle our daughter feels a lot more motivated to learn the language. Isabelle has also always been very professional, punctual and friendly."
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"Amanda is the best tutor ever! She has a very patient and compassionate way of teaching. She makes learning a new language fun and not fearful. I do not know what I would do without her guideness and expertise when it comes to French. I highly recommend Amanda if you are need of a French tutor! Her teaching skills are top notch! She is the best! I cannot say enough about how wonderful and helpful she is."
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Took French lessons from Amanda C.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson. I felt comfortable working with David and I look forward to our lessons.

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Took French lessons from Zach M.
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