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Diane C.

18 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French, German
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Diane C.

18 Reviews
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French is my second language, but it often feels as it if were the first, as I have speaking it for so many years on an everyday and professional basis. 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). I edited a 240-page scholarly book, De La Case A La Villa (published 2014), and I gave both private and group lessons.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I am always ready to go above and beyond the basic lesson. I try to make learning a language fun and alive, through news, stories, and songs. My method is to provide basics for beginners, and then mix grammar,

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Wendy B.
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!
Pierce
Diane is a great German teacher! She always provides additional resources to delve into the subtleties of a translation or specific grammatical constructions and uses a variety of different books/activities so that the exercises never get boring.

chloe M.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks italian, English, french
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Master Degree - Cello Performance from Mcgill University
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chloe M.

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Hello,

I was born and raised in France, spent a few years in Montreal then moved here in San Francisco for studies, I am a cellist.
I studied literature for several years and taught a lot in my student years. Besides teaching you the grammar and vocabulary, I will give you tips to get a better accent and will have conversation as much as we can. Learning by speaking with and listening to a french person speak is so much faster !
Lessons can be online if you prefer.

Looking forward to meet you,

Chloé

About chloe

I started playing cello at the age of 6 in Lyon, France. When I finished the conservatory, at 19, I left for Montreal to study at the Schulich school of music, Mcgill University. I got my Bachelor and Master degree there, with a full scholarship and "outstanding achievement in Cello Performance ".

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Paul S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA Spanish & German Studies from Brigham Young University
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Paul S.

8 Reviews
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I first started learning French when I was in high school and was amazed at how many similarities it shared with Spanish (which both descend from Latin) which helped me to pick up things a lot faster. I have since lived in the "French House" (at the Foreign Language Student Residence, part of on-campus housing at BYU) for two semesters where residents are required to speak their target language while in their respective apartments. I also took a third-year advanced grammar French class while at college while living in the French House. French is just an awesome language to learn!

About Paul

I hail from Walla Walla, Washington, home of the "famous" sweet onions. I can't begin to express how much I love languages!! I have studied 8 so far (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, and Dutch) and I teach 5 (Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Japanese), and

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Rebecca
Great instructor, very personable and teaches at a good pace. I highly recommend Paul!
kevin
Very nice lesson.
Alexandre G.
Since I'm absolute beginner in Japanese, I found Paul to be the perfect fit for me. If you are young or adult (me) I would highly recommend taking classes with Paul at least for your beginning classes. I'm sure he would be the perfect fit for you too.

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Bobbie M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French
  • Bachelor of Arts, French Language and Literature from Portland State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bobbie M.

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SPECIAL AREAS: IB study and exams, comprehensible input

I am a professional public school teacher, and have been tutoring and teaching since 2013. I have worked primarily with teens and adults, but welcome all ages to join me in their learning adventure.

I'm happy to say that I am a very flexible teacher. Together we will find the best way for you to learn and feel successful in French. Specifically, I speak of two main options: traditional school learning and a method called comprehensible input.

*Traditional learning is something you're probably familiar with and may have experienced in learning a lesson. This is the textbook, worksheet, grammar repetition version of learning. For some people, this works for them. This is how I learned French, and some find success with it. However, if you've ever felt this wasn't the best method for you (or you'd like to try something new anyway), please keep reading.

*Comprehensible input is an approach that allows us to dive right ...

About Bobbie

SPECIAL AREAS: IB exams, comprehensible input I'm a lover of languages and learning. To me, speaking another language is like unlocking a secret to another world and I love sharing that feeling with others. I first started learning French in 1993. My 7th grade best friend and I thought it would

Celine S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Celine S.

2 Reviews
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I am native fro France and have been teaching for over 20 years and I am passionate about sharing my culture and language.
Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or novice, I am here to help you speak French and have fun while doing it!

About Celine

Salut! My name is Celine and I am from Nancy, in the north east of France. I have been teaching for over 20 years and I am passionate about teaching others to learn and practice in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Currently, I teach High School French , preschool French and world culture, as well as

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Charlotte
Celine is a wonderful teacher and I highly recommend her to anyone trying to learn French.
Fabrizio
Céline is the best teacher, I am so happy I found her. Céline is fun, efficient and French ! Merci :-)
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Mohamed A.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Mohamed A.

7 Reviews
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J’ai un master en Psychologie en Français, d’ailleurs je donne souvent des conférences en Anglais et en Français. J’ai même publié des livres en Anglais et en Français qui peuvent être vérifiés sur le site Amazon.
Pour ceux qui veulent un Anglais ainsi que le Français d’entreprise, je suis disposé à adapter les cours suivant votre niveau ainsi que votre domaine.

About Mohamed

Teaching has always been a part of my pleasure not just work. Beside my teaching career in class, I have trained and taught people martial art. I have been teaching business English for the past 7 years. I'm fluent in French and Arabic as well. I have published books in English an French that ca

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genfoud
Mr. Mohamed is a great french teacher,because of his teaching,I become so confident in communicating in french. Thank you for your excellent work.
Majita
Étant étudiente en psychologie, mr achour m'a accompagné dans le domaine de la psychologie et ma permis d'enrichir et développer mon français en terme d'aspects psychologique et je le recommande vivement.
Moxima
I learned French in no time, thanks to Mr. Achour methodology : consistency, knowledge, confidence and unclasical. Even Though it was an online class, I felt like in real life leaning.
once again, merci de m'avoir aide a parler et discuter sans aucun complexe.

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Average Cost of French Lessons in Larkspur, CA

The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Larkspur is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $140 per hour.
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$49 average
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"Diane is a very conscientious and competent instructor who is very easy to work with. She is especially effective because she understands both the French language and culture while having a complete understanding of English and American culture. I have had many French Instructors , all good, but none as helpful as Diane."
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Took French lessons from Diane C.
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"Roman is incredibly well organized, thorough in his explanations, and his instruction seems very targeted toward my goal. Highly recommend!"
Ryan
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Evelyne is such a reliable and trustworthy teacher and person as well. She can adapt super quickly and easily to the people she is teaching and is always super patient. She’s an enthusiastic and outgoing person with lots of abilities and knows what she’s doing. Definitely recommend."
Svetlana
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"I had a short time frame for a French review, and Jean Luc was very easy to schedule time with. He quickly understood what I needed and responded. Highly recommended"
Chloe
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Helen is an excellent teacher with a lot of patience. I have been taking lessons with her for over a year and a half. Prior to that, I had studied French for three years.
Helen was able to identify my level of understanding and then began building from there filling in areas I was missing as we progressed. The lessons have allowed me to improve my French grammar and my conversational French has significantly improved."
Matt
Took French lessons from Helen M.
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"Wonderful instructor; my daughter and I loved it. Can't wait for our next lesson."
Mary Grace
Took French lessons from Aliaksandra P.
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"Very organized and thorough!"
Kalpana
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Pascale is patient and present and upbeat! All great qualities in a teacher,"
Amy
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Jean-Luc adapted to my needs. I was extremely pleased with the session and would highly recommend Jean-Luc for other advanced students.
I also like your system of communication because of the notes on the screen which were very helpful. Thank you"
John E.
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Very organized, clear and structured classes and he breaks them down to explain the way it make sense. Super patient, professional and FUN. I took 4 lessons so far and it's amazing to see that you can builds upon what you learned in previous lessons and he really make you think. TAKE HIS CLASSES! There is a reason why all his reviews are great because he knows what he's doing. I'm glad I chose him and am confident that I will be speaking French very soon!!!"
Shima
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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