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Diane C.

24 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $57
  • Speaks French, German, Duala, English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 1976
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
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Diane C.

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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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Yourshabel W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Yourshabel W.

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Bonjour! Je m'appelle Belle et je suis très heureux de commencer ce voyage avec vous!

Hello! My name is Belle and I am very happy to begin this journey with you! I have been a student of the French language for 10 years. I received my minor in French language from Portland State University and Université de Lyon 2. In 2016 I lived in Lyon, FR during my Junior year of college and absolutely loved it. I have a lot of information to share and can't wait to begin our lessons. Whether you are just starting out or you would like a conversation buddy, I am able to help you! Commençons!

About Yourshabel

Bonjour! Thank you for stopping by! I love teaching the French language and helping students strengthen their knowledge! Whether you are just beginning or want to sharpen your skills, I am able to help. I have a minor in French language and lived in France during my time in college! Let's get starte

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Alex B.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded David Sides "Playground Piano" International Competition 2st Position from David Sides
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Alex B.

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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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Evelyne K.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, Spanish, German, Italian, English
  • Nurse bachelor from Ecole du Bon Secours, Geneva, Hospital
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Evelyne K.

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Being born and raised in Geneva, the French-speaking part of Switzerland, French is my mother tongue. With a Swiss degree of pediatric nursing and teaching, I worked more than 15 years with children, families and adult learners. Finding the best way to learn depending on who you are and what goals you have is one of my specialties. I like to provide a dynamic and a fun learning environment to high schoolers and adults.
Having learnt multiple second languages, such as English, Italian, Spanish and German, I’m very aware of the process of learning a new language.
I can provide vocabulary, grammar, verbs, conversation as well as cultural aspects from different French speaking countries, as I was working with people from France and I spent 3 years in Montreal, Quebec.
I moved to Richmond four years ago, bringing many French books and ressources that could be used during lessons.

About Evelyne

I’m a French native speaker from Switzerland, teaching French to high schoolers and adults. I provide tailored lessons in a positive environment to gain confidence and to enjoy speaking French. Four years ago, I moved from Geneva for my husband’s work. He’s a pediatric clinical and research p

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Tali
Evelyne is a great instructor! Very fun to talk to, clear diction and easy to understand. I'm very much looking forward to our continued lessons.
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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.

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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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Jonathan G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1987
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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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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.
Jordan
Jordan really enjoyed his first lesson. Jonathan validated for him that the daily work he is putting in is helpful and gave him small steps to go forward with.
Catalina
Great first lesson! Friendly, and very easy to follow. Looking forward to our next lesson.

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"Fantastic! She helped me get used to french in conversations with it being interesting and engaging. She was the main reason I got the highest exam grade out of my high school french class."
Amy
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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"I enjoy learning with Mrs.Tessier!"
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Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Roman is a great teacher and continues to help me advance in my French learning. He designed my lessons to suit my goals and always has a plan for each lesson. I feel comfortable speaking in French with him even though in the beginning I was scared to make mistakes. Roman is patient and kind and helps me work through my challenges. I finish each lesson with a sense of accomplishment. Merci, Roman!"
Kathleen Peiffer
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Just the sweetest person. So much fun learning"
Patrice
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"Phillipe’s greatest assets as an instructor are his adaptive, tailored approach; and his business/professional vocabulary (which “typical” French professors often don’t use or understand, in my experience). As a French national and native-French speaker, Phillipe was also able to identify some pronunciation issues that were affecting my clarity in speech.

Adaptive, Responsive Approach: From the beginning of our classes, Phillipe made it clear that we would target my unique learning needs. He then proposed a process to ensure that I provided him with critical feedback (every few lessons) so that he could adjust course.

This approach ensured that we maintained a common understanding of how I learned best and what areas we would target each week.

Turbo-Charged Vocabulary: Having worked in private sector and government, I was grateful that Phillipe helped expand my vocabulary in the domains of economics, history, social science, and regulation/public policy. (I have found that other French professors often struggle with the business/professional vocabulary that I need to used on a daily basis.)

A PRO for most, Phillipe did not get bogged down in grammar drills or exercises. Instead he takes the approach that worked the best for me -- to speak, correct, and speak, speak, speak."
Amy
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Lila is loving her French lesson-Tania is patient, kind and explains things really well."
Lila
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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"Nassiba's classes were educational,entertaining, and full of enjoyment.It was the best learning with Nassiba."
Elias
Took French lessons from Nassiba D.
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"Absolutely amazing teacher makes learning French from zero really entertaining and fun."
Julieta
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"I was immediately very comfortable with Jean-Luc. He is patient and the 45 minutes just flew by!"
Carol Ann
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"My first lesson was great. Zach has a way of making learning fun."
Crystal
Took French lessons from Zach M.
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