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Diane C.

24 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $57
  • Speaks Arabic, French, German, Duala, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • 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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Jasmine B.

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Starting at $18
  • Speaks
  • French Major and TESOL Minor from Union University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Roula F.

58 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $36
  • Speaks Spanish, Arabic, French, English
  • Masters in Business Education from RMU
  • Teaching since 1980
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Roula F.

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I will tailor my lessons to each student's need, French is one of my native languages and I am certified to teach it K-12. I am a full time French teacher at Slippery rock Area High School and available to teach online after school and weekends.

About Roula

I am certified in Arabic, French and BCIT ( Business. Computer and Technology) and taught all 3 in the Mount Lebanon School district in Pittsburgh, PA for 8 years before becoming the full time French Teacher at the SlipperyRock Area High School starting in August 2017, my current employment. After

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Alissar
Roula is a one of a kind instructor! It also doesn't hurt that she is funny and makes you laugh. She is detail oriented and able to adapt to your way of learning.

I appreciate that she proactively checks in to make sure her style of teaching is working for you and adjusts accordingly.

It was very difficult for me to find an instructor who is certified to teach AND who also specializes in teaching Arabic spoken in the Levant and Lebanon. If you are also looking for this particular specialty, Roula is the instructor you need.

Thank you Roula!
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JP B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, French
  • Baccalaureate Diploma (Literature and Philosophy) from Lycee d'Enseignement General "La Perseverance"
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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JP B.

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Dedicated French teacher with over 15 years experience helping students meet their goals, whether starting at the beginner, intermediate or advanced levels. Easy-going, flexible and able to easily adapt to students' needs.

About JP

Bonjour, My name is Jean-Philippe and I have taught French in a variety of settings (small classrooms, larger classrooms and one-on-one settings) for over 25 years. I have taught well over 250 students. Teaching for so many years has allowed me to strengthen my teaching skills and ability to shar

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Pat N.
Tres bien! We focused on learning the French alphabet and learning the sound of each letter. Just the basics I need. All great so far!
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Great to talk with - very clear and great to learn from. Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Great instructor, very patient. Looking forward to our lessons !
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Alyse A.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, French
  • English and French from Vanderbilt University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Jean-Luc B.

122 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master’s in Art, Art History and French Literature from ICART (Paris)
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Jean-Luc B.

122 Reviews
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My Course for Beginner is designed for students who wish to learn basic grammar, common vocabulary, numbers, the time of day, days of the week and more. The class largely stresses conversation and comprehension with a moderate emphasis on reading and writing. The student will also be exposed to French and Francophone culture.
My Course for Intermediate and Advanced will improve your ability to comprehend, converse and write in French. Increase vocabulary and expand your grammar, conversations.

About Jean-Luc

Dear Learners My name is Jean-Luc, I am from the Loire Valley in France and have broad experience in teaching French at various levels (beginners to AP French, DELF and DALF) for numerous years. Based on the belief that a better world for all can be achieved through better communication, my missio

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I have really enjoyed my lessons. Jean Luc is a kind and patient teacher. He answers all my questions and is very responsive. I am very busy so I need an instructor who is non judgmental and let's me work at my own pace. The style may not be for everyone but this is what I needed.
Susan H.
Jean-Luc is an excellent teacher as he tailors the lesson to the student's needs. During my lessons, I have greatly improved in speaking, reading and writing. There are many fun activities and just having a conversation with Jean-Luc is fun. He is a native-born French speaker, which I think makes a big difference. I wish I could give Jean-Luc more than 5 stars! He's the best!

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Average Cost of French Lessons in Greenbrae, CA

The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Greenbrae 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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"Madame Pascale is a wonderful teacher who makes learning French enjoyable and easy to understand. She helps you through the difficult process of learning a new language and helps you feel more comfortable when speaking and writing. She is very patient and personalizes each lesson. I really enjoy having her as my teacher!"
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Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Our first class was great - extremely helpful, informative and educational and goal-oriented!"
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Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"I asked David to make it fun and challenging and he did! He is prepared for each lesson. I am glad I chose him"
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Took French lessons from David M.
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"Zac rocks!!! So easy to feel comfortable, good sense of humor, very helpful! Definitely made a great choice and so excited to learn from him!!!!!"
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Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"Very adaptable, and patient teacher"
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Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"In first session quickly identified areas of improvement. The ball is on my court to complete my homework and get ready to make the most of my time in our next session. He is fast paced when he sees you have command, yet slows down when needed."
Delia
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson. He made sure that I had everything I needed before it started including materials and Skype set up. I appreciated that he was actually from France so we were able to discuss culture as well as learn the language. He tailored the lesson to exactly what I needed. I can't wait to keep learning!"
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"First lesson was good."
Nicholas
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"I have never taken any formal french classes and have been learning French on my own and wanted formal lessons from a native French teacher. It has been a great experience learning French from Zach. He has a very practical and systematic approach to teaching French. He challenges students to do things out of their comfort zone such as calling hotels in France to practice conversational French comprehension and reciting a poem to help with French pronunciation. I highly recommend Zach to anyone looking to learn French at any level."
Hoang
Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"I enjoy my French lessons with Marie immensely. Learning with her is more effective than an online application because you get direct feedback on your pronunciation. Her feedback is kind and nonjudgmental. She creates a fun and accepting environment."
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