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Diane C.

24 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $57
  • Speaks French, German, Duala, English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1976
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Diane C.

24 Reviews
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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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Karina C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Anthropology from University Toulouse II
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Karina C.

2 Reviews
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I teach children and adults from beginner to upper intermediate level. I studied the language for a year at a French institution and then I went to France to improve my skills. I want my students to learn a great variety of vocabulary and to feel comfortable in speaking the language.

My teaching philosophy is learning can be fun! I use didactic material to teach the language.

About Karina

Hello there! My name is Karina C. I have given lessons to children since 2012. I was born and raised in Mexico, so I speak fluent Spanish. I also speak French , as I studied my bachelor's degree in the South of France. I can teach those interested in learning or practicing their conversational s

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Steven A.
Lots to study!!! Look forward to the next lesson!!!
Aerie T.
Karina is working out well so far for my daughter, we are glad to have found this great instructor. My daughter seems to be enjoying herself and I'm glad our instructor is able to keep her interested. Thanks so much!
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JP B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Baccalaureate Diploma (Literature and Philosophy) from Lycee d'Enseignement General "La Perseverance"
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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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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 !
Abigail
He is helpful, prepared, and very attentive to the specific needs that you have.
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Celine L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Early childhood Education from Christopher Academy
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Celine L.

3 Reviews
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I am native from 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 a

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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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Mikayla S.

98 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Mikayla S.

98 Reviews
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Living in France for 8 years now and having completed my Master's in teaching French as a second and foreign language at l'Université de Lyon 2, I am more than capable of helping you learn a language that I have loved for years. I've been teaching French for 7 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of French culture and language! 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 also specialize in French phonetics so that you will be able to pronounce everything correctly.

I like to keep my lessons fun and interactive and I pull resources from many different places. Currently the books I'm using primarily in instruction are: Latitudes, Alter Ego, Tex's French Grammar, Liberté, and Supermax (for kids). I also use many online exercises, songs, videos, and articles to supplement for listening and reading exercises.

About Mikayla

Bonjour tout le monde ! (Hello everyone!) My name is Mikayla and I cannot wait to meet and teach you my favorite language and life's passion. I have been speaking French for half my life now and I have loved it since day one. I earned my Bachelors in French and Francophone Studies with a minor i

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Cora
Lovely! This was our first meeting and it felt like a more in-depth college discussion section.
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Robert M.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Italian, French, Dutch, Bonaire, English, Spanish, Curacao), Papiamentu (language from Aruba, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Robert M.

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I teach French since 1973. I am a French native speaker and I do teach and tutor privately. I did teach in schools since November 2016-July 2017 at the Fort Bend Christian Academy. My students were 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders. My teaching experience started teaching my students about Le Petit Prince. This marvelous story caught on very fast the imagination and desire to learn French in all my students. Never failed! I teach students to speak French and not to just read from a book.
I have always been a member of the Alliance Francaise in Curacao and I did study methodology on how to teach French as second language at the French island of Guadeloupe, at L'Ecole Normale, at Pointe-a-Pitre, in 1975, sent by the Alliance Francaise of Curacao.

About Robert

My name is Robert M. I have a Spanish Teaching Degree from Curacao, a beautiful island that once was part of The Netherlands and I started teaching in 1973. So far I have been teaching Spanish for 12 years. I also have an Associate Degree in Applied Arts in Advertising Design from the Art Institute

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Emma I.
Robert is a very good teacher! He is funny and easy to talk to and above all he truly has a passion for teaching. I would definitely recommend taking lessons with him
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Victoria B.
I love it and I have much fun.

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"Nicola approaches each lesson very thoughtfully and creatively, catering to my preferences and learning style. I appreciate the flexibility in her teaching style and that we're not just limited to a series of lessons in a book. It's been fun to learn with her!"
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Took French lessons from Nicola R.
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"I have been working with Nicola for the past 4 months and I would highly recommend her for anyone that is completely new to the French language. She is very flexible and willing to design the lesson to meet your goals. Nicola has a way of making learning a new language interesting, fun and non-intimidating. I have done both in-person and online lessons with Nicola and I find that both are equally as effective. I would highly recommend her for anyone looking for a French tutor."
Laurel
Took French lessons from Nicola R.
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"Every once in a while one lucks out with
a teacher who is not only good at teaching
his/her subject, but whose positive attitude
toward the students makes them love learning
from him/her. Elsa is that kind of teacher. She is patient and caring...attentive and demanding. These are important characteristics for a language teacher, and in Elsa’s case her subject is French. As a student of Elsa, I felt very comfortable learning with her guidance. Sincerely, Peggy"
Peggy
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"I had the pleasure of learning higher intermediate/conversational French with Philippe last year for several weeks. I must say that he was the best French professor I ever had. He was extremely meticulous with his approach and took the time to understand my strengths and weaknesses and curated the course based on that. He understood that there were days when I was finding the right words and would take the lead in our conversations. Whereas, other days, he would let me lead the discussions. We discussed on topics related to politics, society, religion, science, travel and business. He was extremely polite, and professional and didn't impose any of his beliefs and stayed true to his goal of helping me improve my French skills. By the end of our session, I was able to make a presentation of my work in international development and global health with him in French. He even helped me translate my poem in French. In addition to providing me with the ears to understand spoken French better, and the ability to speak more correctly, he also immensely helped with grammar topics such as subjunctive, future, and conditional sentences. I provide my highest recommendation of Philippe and assure you that he will make your French learning experience the one to remember."
Raju Adhikari
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Lila is loving her French lesson-Tania is patient, kind and explains things really well."
Lila
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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"Joelle is very patient and efficient. I have learnt so much in very short time. I strongly recommend Joelle."
Diego
Took French lessons from Joelle B.
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"Philippe is an excellent French instructor. He was quickly able to identify my strengths and weaknesses in the langauge and helped me focus on where I needed the most help. He has access to great and varied online resources, which kept the lessons interesting. Most importantly, Philippe is fluent in English at a very high level, which means he could explain complex phrases and concepts to me, helping further my understanding of the French language. I absolutely recommend him to anyone seeking to improve their French!"
PJ
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"J'aime beaucoup son cours et il est un excellent professeur!"
Agus
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Jean-Luc, was very informative and comfortable to talk to. I was nervous before the lesson and he made me feel at ease. Wonderful lesson, merci beaucoup"
Kim
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Excellent instructor...Jennifer."
Alfonso
Took French lessons from Jennifer W.
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