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Marjan Z.

23 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Farsi, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marjan Z.

23 Reviews
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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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Elise H.

6 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $37
  • Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Elise H.

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I can speak four languages, so I understand what it is like to learn a new language which is what makes me an excellent French tutor and teacher. Being born and raised in Belgium it was not optional in my Flemish or English-speaking schools to not learn French from 5-10th grade. French was the most difficult for me to learn how to write but I am grateful for the French tutor I had growing up. Therefore, I want to do the same for others. I truly believe in the power of believing in others because eventually, they could excel in a subject they never thought they could which has a big impact on one's self-esteem and opportunities. It would be my honor to help you grow and learn French!

About Elise

Hello! My name is Elise. I was born in Belgium, raised by an American mother and a Swiss father. For twenty years, I have been teaching children to adults of various ages. I have a Master's degree in Intercultural Studies, which makes me an expert at understanding and connecting with people from any

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Jeanette Wilks
Elise is an encouraging, enthusiastic and real person with a massive heart for the people she teach. Every time I have been around her I have walked away more empowered and inspired to keep moving forward. I can highly recommend her.
Stephen
Elise is a knowledgeable, professional, ethical, engaged, and helpful tutor. She has been especially helpful in the complexities of learning a new language and made sure I really understood complex grammatical rules and how to apply them. She is also personable, warm, kind, inviting, and really cares about her student's progress.

She was on time, well prepared and engaged in all our meetings. I learned a lot. So far she has been the best German tutor I have had. Cannot recommend Elise enough for language lessons!
Lena
Elise will make sure that you are learning no matter what. She is passionate and authentic. She will finds all kind of ways to keep you entertained while making sure you are achieving your goals. She is Amazing!
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Mylène G.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, French, English, Italian
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Pursuing a Master’s degree in English Literature from City College of the City University of New York (New York, NY)
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Mylène G.

27 Reviews
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Native French speaker with 16 + years experience in private & public school teaching in New York City. My lessons will be catered to fit your personal student needs using the appropriate teaching method and diverse material I accumulated over a many years long period of attending teaching workshops and doing research. In addition to the online lessons, you will also be given free and unlimited access to my private website of extensive French resources for students of all levels and needs.

About Mylène

I teach children from the age of 10 and adults. No biweekly lessons. I'm a Native French speaker, perfectly fluent in English and Spanish, with 16+ years experience in private and public school teaching in New York City. My strong point is my ability to cater lessons fitted to the needs of eve

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Milène is a wonderful teacher!!
SONIA C.
Excellent instructor
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Elementary Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
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Chrissy S.

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I majored in Highschool in French and used to be fluent and so I'd like to give you a start off into this beautiful language and culture that I had the privilege growing up next to -as a neighbor so to say!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in t

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
Paula D.
Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
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Ashley E.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ashley E.

19 Reviews
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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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Fabrice K.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, English, French
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Fabrice K.

22 Reviews
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Bonjour et Enchanté

My name is Fabrice and I am excited that you are considering French lessons with me.

French is not just a beautiful language, it is a culture and people rich in Liberté, Egalité, and Fraternité. With all of my students, we not only explore the richness of the language but also the expansiveness and depth of the culture, people, and of course the country.

I am confident in my ability to help you learn French in easy and fun lessons. I have helped students of all ages, most of whom have little to no experience with the language. Today, many of these, same, students are well versed in conversational French and able to read, write, speak, and explore the language and culture in ways they didn’t imagine. I have also worked with students who have a good understanding of the language and wish to brush-up on their skills or work to perfect the language as a native speaker.

I apply numerous strategies that will depend on how you like to learn, however, I ...

About Fabrice

Bonjour! Native to Le Mans, France, the rillettes region, I began my teaching career in 2014, using both the online and in-person platforms. I have also worked in an independent private school and in a liberal arts college as an advanced French teacher in New York State. Before my teaching career

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Michelle
Fabrice is the ultimate French teacher. He’s a native speaker who brings, not only language, but wonderful tidbits of French culture to learning experience. He has geared tutoring sessions to meet my needs and interests. He is knowledgeable, interesting and funny. You won’t be disappointed!
Jon
I started taking French lessons with Fabrice three years ago when I was planning a trip to France to visit my in-law’s. After about three weeks, I had the confidence and basic language skills to feel comfortable speaking to native French speakers. About one month before my trip, I was speaking French pretty much fluently. Fabrice is personable, kind and very passionate about teaching French. His strategies, weekly challenges and attention to detail really have made this an enjoyable experience that I have continued with him for the past 3 years. Merci beaucoup Fabrice for being an awesome, qualified and competent French teacher. I recommend Fabrice without hesitation.

Jon K.
Laura
I have been taught French by Fabrice for over a year. After trying several different ways and programs to learn French over the past 4 years, I now know how valuable a good teacher in a foreign language is. I chose Fabrice on purpose because he is French and has a French accent that is easy to understand. He is awesome! Fabrice is always meeting my need where it is with written, spoken, and visual aids along with tips and shortcuts where appropriate. He is very astute at assessing my weaknesses and building on my strengths and always patient. I am not only learning the language, I am learning the culture. Fabrice is highly recommended!

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The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Los Angeles is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $120 per hour.
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"I take lessons with Mr. Philippe, and I am extremely impressed by his teaching method. I have previously taken French classes with different institutions and numerous instructors, and I evaluate Philippe as being one of the best if not the best instructor I have ever had. I base it on the way I am currently performing with all 3 skills (Speaking, Reading , and Writing). The best part is that I feel relaxed and confident in class. Philippe knows how to work with a student to get the best out of you, without affecting confidence. Tremendous skill. I highly recommend Philippe as an instructor for French."
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Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"I have been working with Roman for 6 months now. He is totally professional, so well organized and prepared for every lesson. I had taken French courses at the French Institute in Toronto and the quality I am getting from these online classes is way better, I am advancing way faster.
Of course learning any new language requires work outside of the lessons, Roman ensures enough material is given to study between my weekly lessons.
Highly recommend to anyone who is looking for dedicated instructor and expecting great results."
Gordana
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"very helpful and patient. seemed to adapt the lesson to my needs and abilities in the moment."
Diana
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Wonderful teacher! He has a positive attitude and excellent language skills. Bravo!"
Deborah
Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"Elsa was very patient with my son in his introduction to French. He really enjoyed the sessions with Elsa."
Gerardo
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"This is an updated/revised review, now that I have been working with Philippe for a year and a half.

Philippe is truly a rare and outstanding instructor. He takes the time to tailor our lessons to my specific needs and interests. He also makes himself available outside our lessons for any questions that may arise.

Philippe periodically sends articles and other resources that are of interest. This is an impressive reminder of his dedication to the advancement of each and every student.

Through practicing the language, we have gotten to know each other well, and I truly consider Philippe to be not only my French instructor, but a good friend.

I strongly recommend Philippe without any reservation!"
Dave
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Great to talk with - very clear and great to learn from. Looking forward to the next lesson!"
Jeff
Took French lessons from JP B.
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"I've been working with Marie for about a month and it's been a great way to take my beginner French learning to another level after months of learning via an app. Her command on the French language is evident and she is very patient (especially when I've had to reschedule sessions several weeks in a row!). I'm looking forward to continuing my lessons with her."
Caitlin
Took French lessons from Marie A K.
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"Professor Fadi is a wonderful teacher who runs a very interactive class. He is extremely helpful and encouraging and though his classes can be challenging, they are also very rewarding and fun. He encourages students to role play, which has helped all of us become more comfortable with our vocabulary and offers a different way to learn the language. He also provides additional resources both in and out of class to assist students with learning the materials and is always available to assist with questions. He's a wonderful professor."
Courtney ONeil
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Starting out as a complete beginner in French, Marie took the time to make sure the pace and style of tutoring was right for me. Now, I'm grasping the language quicker than I ever thought I would. Marie makes our lessons very comprehensive and fun, I would highly recommend her!!"
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Took French lessons from Marie A K.
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Learn French with French Classes in Los Angeles

So you want to learn the language of love? You’re not alone! In fact, nearly 300 million people in countries around the world — not just France — speak French. You can practice your French in places like Switzerland, Belgium, Monaco, Lebanon, Canada, Seychelles, the Caribbean, and even the French Quarter of the Big Easy.

Thanks to the world's enthusiasm for everything French, the language has become the second most commonly studied foreign language (behind English), and we're here to help you learn French in Los Angeles! This guide will help you fully immerse yourself in the rich French culture, while you become fluent in the mellifluous tone, vocabulary, and grammar that makes taking French lessons in Los Angeles so rewarding.

Why Take French Lessons in Los Angeles?
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Los Angeles is home to an impressive collection of languages. Most residents speak English, Spanish, or one of Asia's many tongues as their first language. Although the population of native French speakers is comparatively small, there is still a community of about 20,000 people who speak French as their native tongue. Plus, thousands of French language and culture enthusiasts call Los Angeles home.

French is a language of culture: arts, fashion, food, theater, cinema, literature, and philosophy. So, naturally a great cultural center, like Los Angeles, is the perfect place to study in Southern California.

Take your skills to The Getty to view art collections by French artists, show off your chops in an audition for a French-speaking part, or use French to browse the Monsieur Marcel Gourmet Market.

When you choose to learn French in Los Angeles, the language can take you far, whether you traverse oceans or walk across the street to the nearest French cultural event.

Learning with a French Tutor in Los Angeles

Taking lessons with one of our highly rated French tutors in Los Angeles is the best way to learn this fascinating language. With over 100 top instructors, you can easily find a French teacher in Los Angeles whose methods you love.

One experienced French tutor in Los Angeles, Jean-Luc, hails from the Loire Valley in France. A reviewer wrote, "One reason I like Jean-Luc is that he is French. He speaks with the proper pronunciation." Others have mentioned his patience and effective teaching methods.

French tutors in Los Angeles who accept younger students are available, too. Another top-rated teacher providing French classes in Los Angeles to children seven years and older, Mikayla S., earned her Masters in teaching French as a second language. Isabela D., with a five-star rating, offers lessons to students as young as four.

All of our instructors are highly qualified and experienced in language teaching. Before selecting your tutor, be sure to browse through their qualifications, experience, and student reviews.

Where to Take French Classes in Los Angeles

Plenty of instructors provide French tutoring in Los Angeles County and nearby areas, like Brea, Pasadena, San Dimas, Irvine, Inglewood, and Panorama City. If you prefer to learn from the comfort of your home, a large selection of Los Angeles instructors offer online lessons as well.

When learning French in Los Angeles, you can take advantage of everything the area has to offer. Meet your instructor at the beach for a lesson on la mer (the ocean) or take a field trip to Belle Vie Food & Wine for an adventure in French cuisine. The possibilities for lesson location are endless in LA!

Ready to Start French Lessons in Los Angeles?

You can prepare for your first meeting with your French tutor in Los Angeles by purchasing a few basic supplies. Stop by The Library Store at the Los Angeles Public Library for fresh pens, markers, and notebooks. Then if you’d like, check out a bilingual dictionary or find inspiration in travel books. You can also visit The Last Book Store to browse their selection of French language books.

When it’s time to practice your skills, there are plenty of opportunities to use everything you learn during French language classes in Los Angeles. Meetup lists over 50 French culture groups that meet regularly for language parties, French films, French music, and French food tastings.

Events hosted by The Alliance Française de Los Angeles provide even more opportunities to use your French tutoring in Los Angeles. Attend their calendar of French culture and language events, like film screenings, art exhibitions, wine and chocolate tastings, and theatrical performances that are open to anyone with an interest in French culture and a flair for this beautiful language.

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