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Christina S.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Bachelors of Science in Psychology & Special Needs Education from Heilpädagogisches Seminar Zürich
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Christina S.

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Salut! As a native French speaker I have been teaching students of all age ranges for years.
I am an enthusiastic and fun teacher who customizes my lessons based on your goals, learning style and preferences.
My talent is to create connections now for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process.

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Raised in Switzerland I am a native German, French and English speaker. My talent is to create connections for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process. If you want a very experiences as well as creative tutor who is a native speaker as well as has taught stud

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Trinidad
We’ve only had 3 lessons so far but Christina is a very good instructor. She has given me a number of helpful resources and is very encouraging. She develops a teaching plan that is suitable to my needs. I look forward to more classes with her.
Kalpana R.
My son is having a great time learning German with Christina.
Hannah
Really nice & genuine person. She made sure we had fun and I understood what we were talking about. She makes you very excited to show her what you learned in between lessons because she makes sure you know she’s proud of you
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Sophia C.

1 Review
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • High School Diploma from National Cathedral School
  • Teaching since 2017
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Sophia C.

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I am very familiar with regular, AP, and SAT Subject Test French curricula. In addition to several years of experience tutoring French, I love the language and have spent the past semester conducting most of my historical research in it. It would be my pleasure to provide academic support to elementary, middle, or high school students who would like support with learning this language.

Currently an undergraduate at Harvard, I have long enjoyed sharing both my love of learning and the reserve of strategies that I've build up for overcoming academic challenges. In my experience, successful tutoring hinges on a flexible and dynamic teaching style, honed to each student's unique combination of strengths and struggles. There are many different ways to understand any concept or learn any skill. As a tutor, my goal is to find the unique approach that works for my student; we may not find it on the first go, but it's always there, and we WILL find it! Successful learning also hinges on a ...

About Sophia

I have tutored for several years, and, due to my wide array of academic interests, I have gained expertise tutoring in a broad range of subjects. My experience and coursework prepares me to tutor mathematics (pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, pre-calculus & trigonometry, calculus), physics, chemistry,

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Nicholas C.
Sophia has been my tutor for all essay writing assignments and tasks for the past several years (at least 5 years), which includes coursework and application essays. She is extremely professional, kind, gentle, knowledgeable, and adapts her teaching style in a very tailored way to the student she is working with. In my experience, she is absolutely unique in the way in which she can take the essay content or structure that a student has in mind and, without throwing it out, put herself into the student's reference frame, and guide the student to rework or reframe it into a polished essay; moreover, even when this process requires significant changes, she manages to be empowering of the student the entire time, actually building their confidence while guiding them to improve their work. I say this from significant personal experience receiving exactly this kind of guidance from Sophia. I think part of what allows her to do this is she genuinely remains kind and humble the entire time, so her critiques and guidance are easy to accept and do not come across as harsh or in any way demeaning of the work I had done before meeting with her.

I should also mention that, having read some of her own writing, she is an exceptional writer herself and has significant experience in writing and tutoring analytical, creative, and scientific writing (I have come to her for help with all three types!). She also has a terrific intuition for how to structure an essay in a given context and purpose, which is something I particularly struggle with. As a final note, I would add that Sophia naturally teaches one how to write while guiding you to improve a particular essay, so you end up picking up her skill and experience as you work with her.

Having tried other tutors and attended writing workshops, etc., I can say with confidence that I have never found another writing tutor who comes close to Sophia--including in the quality of the finished products she helps create, degree to which she improves a student's own overall writing and organizational ability, and the way in which she tailors her approach to fit what is needed for a particular student, assignment, and even particular essay draft.
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Ashley E.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • B.A. Theatre Performance from Fordham University Lincoln Center
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Ashley E.

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Bonjour! Je m'appelle Ashley, and I've been studying French for nine years. As a French tutor, I specialize in homework help, test prep, essay-writing, and oration practice. I have tutored middle school, high school, and collegiate French students, helping them pass their requirements and grow to love language-learning in the process.

About Ashley

Hey, there! My name is Ashley, and I am a musician, comedian, actor, and French tutor based in New York City. I am a proud graduate of Fordham University at Lincoln Center. My style of teaching is very goal-driven, so that I can cater my skill set to my student's to engender a positive, stimulating

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Dalton M.
Ashley helped me pass my high school French midterms! She made the material super easy to understand (even the impossibly difficult conjugations), and gave me a ton of confidence in myself.
Laurie
Ashley was such a great help to me in my pursuit of acting! Her thoughtful yet kind approach made me feel at ease, and she taught me many helpful tools to improve my performance. I highly recommend you study with Ashley!
Cody R.
I have been thrilled with my lessons with Ashley! She is exceptionally skilled and makes me feel comfortable and encouraged. Acting can make one feel very vulnerable, so I appreciate that studying with Ashley has given me a safe space to grow and experiment with my craft.
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Helen M.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Master's degree in French language and literature from Donetsk National University
  • Teaching since 2009
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Helen M.

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I've been teaching French for 11 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of French culture, study abroad in French speaking countries, and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate like a pro! I typically use the living language books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: recording equipment, worksheets, textbooks, and more. I love working with students of all experience levels and can't wait to meet you!

About Helen

Hi, there! My name is Helen and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students to speak a new language, to successfully pass their exams, and to increase their language confidence. I went to National University of Donetsk (Ukraine) and

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Michael G.
Helen is a wonderful teacher who is fluent in everyday French. She has all the characteristics that make up a perfect instructor. She is patient, fearlessly willing to correct where needed, and understanding of a student's fear when having to discuss complex subjects in French. I would recommend her without reservation to both beginning and intermediate students.
James
Helen was wonderful!! She tailored an approach for me and took special requests for areas I was interested in. She was patient and helpful through out!!
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Junia M.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Junia M.

36 Reviews
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Discover how to speak dramatically better French with the best, qualified, native-speaking teacher. I offer comprehensive French lessons focusing on more than just grammar and vocabulary. My French language lessons cover useful topics like ‘Life abroad’ so you can learn to speak confidently in any situation. Private classes & small groups with discounts are available. Flexible learning to fit your busy schedule. I will take you from learning a language to living a language. Start your journey to learn French off on the right foot today.

About Junia

My name is Junia and I'm highly motivated and enthusiastic with outstanding teaching experience. Able to plan, prepare and deliver lessons that will help you learn in a fun environment. I hold an Advanced National Tutor Certificate, proficient in a plethora of teaching expertise, possess an excellen

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My son said “she was very clear, calm and knowledgeable”! He looks forward to her next class…and my son doesn’t look forward to “No” class!😆 Thank you Junia.
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Gina G.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • 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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selma Gibby
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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The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Irvine 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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"I've had four classes with Marie so far and have been thrilled with the experience. I took French in high school and nothing stuck. The way Marie teaches helps create connections which helps with recall. I've learned more in these four classes than my two years of high school French classes. She is kind and patient and a lovely person. Very happy I chose her to teach me French. I plan to continue lessons for the whole year now that I've worked with Marie. I believe I will be able to learn all I hoped to! Thank you Marie!"
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Took French lessons from Marie A K.
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"David is very friendly, professional and teaches live language not possible learn only from books. I appreciate his work very much."
Ann
Took French lessons from David M.
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"I've had the opportunity to take several online French language classes over the years, as well as in-person tutoring. I'd easily rank Philippe among the best I've had, as he readily adjusted to my pace of learning and desired learning objectives, pushed me to improve but didn't force his own agenda, and maintained a great, positive, and motivating attitude throughout our experience. The next time I'm doing online classes I will unhesitatingly connect with him, and I'd happily recommend him to anyone else looking to learn French, whether to begin or to refine their existing French."
Shawn
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"First lesson was fine. We took a few minutes to find each other in a cafe setting but as it was also a meet and greet session I wasn't too concerned about time. As it turns out Beth more than made up the time. She's very pleasant and easy to speak with. We went over my goals, simple traveler type words, phrases and questions, and a work schedule to cover the next several weeks. Beth told me how she was going to approach teaching me after listening to my goals. I'm looking forward to the next session where we can focus on learning the language."
Reuben
Took French lessons from Beth L.
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"Excellent teacher! He really breaks down the grammar and helps you to understand the components of the language. Highly recommend!"
Catherine
Took French lessons from Mario D.
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"Jean-Luc, You are an amazing teacher. You are very organized and flexible to handle the need of the student. Wish you a wonderful new year 2021 !!"
Sasirajaan
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Once we returned to the US after living in France for several years, we knew we needed a tutor for our young daughter to maintain and expand her hard-earned proficiency in French. We have been with Isabelle for three years now. She continues to teach and challenge our growing daughter. One of positive aspects of the online environment is that oftentimes the lessons can continue when we travel. Merci Isabelle! xx"
Karen
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Excellent class.Mrs.Tessier presents the content in a clear and concise manner. Thank you!!"
Rubi
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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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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"Kevin was very patient and understanding. Great instructor!"
Christina
Took French lessons from Kevin F.
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