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Popular French Teachers in Downey, CA

Michelle R.

1 Review
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michelle R.

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Parlez-vous français? French was the first foreign language I learned, and it was definitely a gateway language. I loved learning every detail of the grammar, every rule, every inevitable exception. I took advanced courses at UCI as well as studied in a French university for a semester, so I have lots of materials for us to work with.

About Michelle

Hi! I'm Michelle, a world traveler/teacher who's here to help bring her experience and energy to students back home in California. I officially began teaching in 2011, though I had been tutoring since before even that. I've taught various subjects such as test prep, English, history, and langua

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she was good

Monique A.

1 Review
Brea, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Monique A.

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I've been teaching French for six years and my students have gone on to improve their grade substantially. Within the first few lessons, you'll get a better understanding of the material learned in class or if you are a new beginner, you will be able to read and speak basic French. I use different grammar and reading books depending on your level and make you practice with speaking and written exercises to vary the learning process. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I would be thrilled to meet you!

About Monique

Bonjour! My name is Monique and I am a native French speaker. I have been tutoring high school and college students for six years now. I am also a French instructor with Berlitz Language Center. I share my love of the French language by helping students master the difficulties inherent to the stud

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Deane
I want you to know Monique is an excellent teacher and she has patience that is very easy to replace to. She does not pressure but still gets the lesson across very well. I will be gone for a few month but when I return I will have her again thank you DeaneKnowles

Mariana I.

2 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Bulgarian, French, Russian
  • Bachelor's degree in French and minor in Russian from University St. Cyril and Methodius
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mariana I.

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I have been tutoring for years. I can help you getting better at school. If you have a trip in France we can work on the conversation. I like follow a studying book so we can find the most appropriate one for your need.
I am a patient and very enthusiastic tutor.

About Mariana

My name is Mariana and my passion is languages. I have a Bachelor's in French with an emphasis on language teaching. I've been tutoring for years. I can help your child getting better grade at school. I provide lessons on writing, reading, speaking, and grammar. I have worked in France on internati

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Laurie
Mariana was a great tutor. I am an adult with little experience speaking French. I enjoyed our conversations and she made learning the language very enjoyable. I hope to continue.
Rachel G.
Mariana has been an incredible instructor. I came to her as an adult with no previous understanding of French. Her passion for teaching and knowledge of not only the language, but the culture as well, are unparalleled. She immediately made me feel confident by including conversation in our first lesson. I could not have asked for a better introduction to French. I highly recommend Mariana as your first choice for French!

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Amandine P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Amandine P.

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I adapt my class to the goal, the age and the interest of each of my students. I believe that learning a new language needs to be fun and practical. I offer a lot of different tools to have a variation in all my lesson (videos, texts, songs, books...).

About Amandine

I am a native French speaker from a small town between Angers and Nantes in the west of France. I live now in Indianapolis. Before coming to the USA I lived most of my life in France where I was a journalist and editor in chief of an equestrian magazine in Paris. I have always been passionate about

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Robert M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Papiamentu (language from Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao)
  • 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 since 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 Instit

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Aicha B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 15 to 50
  • Management and International Relations from Ecole Superieure de Gestion- Paris
  • Teaching since 2004
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Aicha B.

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Bonjour! I am a very passionate about teaching French Language to other people. I started teaching One-on-One private and group lessons with ACE/FLEX program, then I became a certified ACTFL instructor which opened more opportunities to me as a Foreign Language Instructor. I have been teaching for about 8 years now. I have worked with different Language Learning Centers such as BERLITZ, DICTYON, the Washington Language Center, ICLS, ICA and I am currently affiliated with the Diplomatic Language Services (DLS). Ready and willing to teach all kind of students at any level, the French language skills needed either for your job assignment or just to learn a Foreign language.
My classes are always tailored to meet the student's needs and objectives. I am at your service! à bientôt !

About Aicha

I am very passionate about French Language and culture. I have enjoyed learning French myself back home since I was 5 years old. I think that French is such a beautiful and rich language. There is always something new you can learn in French and is not as difficult Foreign language to learn as some

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Rebecca
Aïcha is such a fabulous teacher! Learning a language is stressful and Aïcha takes the stress completely out of it, which further enables growth. Her positive attitude, reassurance and nonjudgemental approach make it very easy to connect with her on any subject (yes in French) but she will also push your limits in areas where you need a little nudge. I look forward to studying with her again to get up to the next level. Look no further - You found your teacher!
Paola
I highly recommend this fellow teacher and personal friend who has a native prophiciency in French. You would only get excellent results!
Philippe F.
As a French teacher myself I had multiple times the opportunity to work closely with Aicha on numerous French teaching assignments. In particular I am very impressed by her ability to tailor her lesson plans to the student's needs, and specific profile. She establishes a close partnership with the student and work closely with the student to reach the desired end goal. Highly dedicated, perseverant, and personable, Aicha is certainly the tutor/instructor you need to improve your French language knowledge. I highly recommend her! For sure, you will not be disappointed.

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Average Cost of French Lessons in Downey, CA

The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Downey is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $184 per hour.
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45 min
$55 average
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$70 average

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"She is super friendly. She is always prepared for the lessons and have a proper plan in conducting the classes. She notices everything and corrects even the smallest mistakes and makes sure that the student understands the basics clearly."
Stella
Took French lessons from Isabela M.
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"Wonderful class, thank you Mrs.Tessier!"
Rubi
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Lillian has been fantastic so far. Making learning fun and very engaging with learning French."
Jamel
Took French lessons from Lillian B.
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"My 10yo says: He is a very helpful and funny guy, which is great when you're learning French. He made it easy but challenging too. Right in the middle of fun and making me learn.

From me (adult): I was relearning French to prepare for a vacation to Paris. Zach did a fantastic job of being flexible, challenging me, teaching us (ny daughter and me) key phrases that would be helpful ahead of our trip, etc. I would highly recommend him to anyone wanting to take lessons!"
christy
Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"I would highly recommend Pascale to anyone searching for a French teacher. Pascale is a very good instructor. I had different instructors and classes in the past but I was struggling and thought I will never learn French. I then decided to give myself another chance and I found Pascale. I had 4 classes already and I am very happy. Pascale is a professional teacher. She has tons of material and demos to help you understand better. She is very patient with me. Pascale is always prepared for a class. She motivates and encourages me to learn. Besides her native French she speaks very good and clear English so it really helps if you are a beginner."
Evelina
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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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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"Good teacher for French Language."
Nirja
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"Isabelle is an incredible French instructor. If you work with her, you will learn French, from the first lesson, to the last!

I've been a student of Isabelle's for over 2 years now and I can honestly say that working with Isabelle is one of the best decisions I've made in my life!

Isabelle maximizes lessons of any size by:
-skillfully assessing where clients are in their journey
-identifying near and long-term goals
-masterfully coaching clients to maximize French language acquisition across both oral and reading comprehension and oral and written expression

With Isabelle's help, I obtained an A2 ranking on my latest TCF exam earlier this year! Practically speaking, I've been able to comfortably travel to Paris, France and Montreal, Canada with ease and ace a job interview with a Native Francophone speaker in a hybrid conversation in English and French!

You will be lucky to work with Isabelle on your language goals. I recommend that you work with Isabelle, and insist that you start today!"
Myron
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"I had a wonderful class with Mrs.Tessier.I always feel very encouraged and motivated by her classes and I have felt a significant improvement in my French."
Rubi
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"I just had my first French lesson with Jean Luc. He is very professional, was ready on time, very patient. I simply loved my lesson. Can’t wait for the next one. He is a native French person and that’s what’s important for me. I highly recommend him!!"
Celeste
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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