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Diane C.

24 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $57
  • Speaks French, German, Duala, English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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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Elsa M.

68 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Elsa M.

68 Reviews
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I've been teaching French for 6 years and my students have gone from total beginner to intermediate level. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to introduce yourself and speak about basic conversational subjects and as time goes on you'll be able to speak about many more specific topics. I can work with you on your written and oral understanding skills as well as written and oral producing. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Elsa

Hi there! My name is Elsa Mucyo and I can't wait to meet you! I was born and raised in France and I went to Université of Avignon in France and earned a Master's degree in Teaching French as a Foreign or Second Language in 2016 complemented by over 6 years of teaching experience.. I began m

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Inna
Elsa has been great with teaching both of my daughters. She is very energetic and has a lot of positive approaches with both a 5 and a 8 year old. She caters the lessons to each level and skill set. My kids always look forward to her classes.
Erika
I can say without hesitation that Elsa is the most professional and pleasant teacher that I have ever worked with. She is very customer service oriented, efficient, and flexible if you have a specific goal in mind.

My teenage daughter looks forward to the class and always ends the session with a smile on her face. She has fun with Elsa while she is learning. Win win!

I highly recommend French Encore!
Frances
I'm delighted to have found Elsa! She is energetic and charming. She is a gifted teacher. Both my granddaughter and I take lessons with her - although not at the same time. She easily adjusts to the level of her student, young or mature, beginner or advanced, making her lessons engaging and informative.
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Alex B.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Computer Engineering from Florida State University
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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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Jean-Luc B.

122 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 20 to 65
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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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Katrina Z.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • BA, chemistry major, French minor from Drew University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
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Due to my enthusiasm for Foreign languages, I am fluent in French and can read Russian, German, and Spanish. French was my minor and chemistry was my major. I was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society based on my achievements in the fields of chemistry and French. I have also enhanced my fluency in French by traveling abroad, including residing in France at the University of Poitiers as well as traveling abroad to Paris, Brussels, and Calais. I look forward to spreading my enthusiasm for foreign languages to others.

About Jennifer

Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US A

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Kathleen E.
Alfonso W.
Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.

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"Wonderful, helpful instructor.I really enjoy my classes with Mrs.Tessier"
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Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"David teaches my 5 year old daughter, and I can tell that he is a father by the patience, humor and playfulness that he displays.

He is engaging, thoughtful and effective, my daughter spends time after each lesson practicing what she learned because David makes it fun for her."
Madison
Took French lessons from David M.
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"Jean-Luc has helped me greatly to be more comfortable with composing sentences in French. His methodology works very well for me - consistency, repetition, and pronunciation. Thank you Jean-Luc!"
Kenneth
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"I have taken lessons with Evelyne for a month now, and I love her teaching style! I have taken French classes before, but Evelyne has an organized approach that makes it easier to remember the important but difficult details. Evelyne also has an understanding of cultural differences between the US, and different french speaking countries, which is great for anyone planning to move or travel. I fully recommend Evelyne to anyone hoping to better their french skills!"
Carolyn
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"I just completed my first lesson and time went by really fast. He had sent me some materials in advance and he was patient and easy to understand. I really enjoyed the lesson and look forward to the next one"
Ana
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"I first met Philppe while I was a French student taking one on one classes at DLS during a 6 month period. He was not my instructor but we crossed paths daily, as his office was next door to the classroom I used. He was always testing my skills and offering assistance where he saw necessary. At the end of my 6 month course, I continued on with more job training that allowed me an additional 40 hours of French so that it was fresh on the mind prior to arriving at my next post. Philippe was my instructor during that period, which is something I will always be grateful for. Due to my foundation in French, we did not need to cover many basics but instead created a lesson plan that involved widening my knowledge of the local culture and politics in the country of my future assignment. He taught me how to express my opinions while casually conversing in French (which has proven to be invaluable in my line of work). He challenged me to expand my vocabulary in numerous areas while incorporating more advanced, sophisticated grammar when appropriate. Philippe was a great instructor and mentor. I am grateful for the time I was able to learn from him and look forward to refreshing my skills with him in the future."
Jessica
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Diane has a great French accent and shares her teaching skills effectively. I would highly recommend her for all levels. We have read books and seen movies in French. Her world view and experience adds a lot. Vraiment!"
Wendy B.
Took French lessons from Diane C.
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"Nicola is an excellent instructor! Our classes were not only fun and engaging, but offered hands-on practice in really practical topics and vocabulary. She brings the wisdom and knowledge of having spent time in day-to-day situations and offers that in her lessons. It makes classes not only interesting but incredibly useful. I appreciated that classes focused heavily on speaking and listening while also learning new vocabulary and reviewing grammar and tenses. Plus, not only is Nicola an excellent teacher, she's also an all-around kind, fun person to get to know and be around."
Holly
Took French lessons from Nicola R.
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"My 9 year old son has had French lessons once a week with Elsa for the last 3 years both in person and currently online. From the start it was clear, Elsa is a highly skilled and accredited teacher for children. Each lesson starts with a song which kick starts my son’s engagement. The hour-long class has a fun pace to it and is well structured to balance learning & fun. Elsa is also very kind and good humored which makes my son relish his classes. Watching him gain confidence in his French language skills has been so rewarding. I am extremely grateful to have found such an exceptional French tutor as Elsa."
Zena S.
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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