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As an aspiring polyglot, I am a Moroccan trilingual who speaks French, Arabic, and English while currently learning Japanese and German. I have been tutoring since high school and still wish to continue since i really enjoy working with students with diverse learning needs and cultural backgrounds. So, In the purpose of sharing my passion languages, boost your confidence, as well as build skills in you that will be utilized well beyond tutoring sessions, i have developed many tricks in order to explain complex concepts using easy-to-understand terms and ideas.

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I am an architecture grad Student from Northeastern who's looking to be of some benefit academically to others. Being originally from Morocco, I grew up speaking French, Arabic, English and I am currently learning Japanese and German. I have been tutoring since high school and still wish to continue since i really enjoy working with students with diverse learning needs and cultural backgrounds. So, In the purpose of sharing my passion for creative design softwares and languages, boost your confidence, as well as build skills in you that will be utilized well beyond tutoring sessions, i have developed many tricks in order to explain complex concepts using easy-to-understand terms and ideas.

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July 26, 2019
Esther Harriet Kaileah
She is fantastic, down to ever detail. Just the best and a very understanding and kind person.

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Zach M.

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Born and raised in Paris , France to a french mother and an american father. Teaching french is a true passion and joy.

My classes are fun and if you want to work with a real teacher who can design a class just for you, I am the teacher you are looking for!

Whatever your goals are with French, I can help you get there!
Get in touch any time to tell me about your goals.

Wether you , your spouse or kids would like to learn french, I adapt my classes to everyone's needs and goals.

-"HELP , I'm going to France soon , I need some basic things to say"
No problem !

-"I would like to be able to read books in french and have a conversation."
Sure thing !

-"Can I be fluent in less than a year?"
Yes you can if you're ready to work hard and have fun !

Whatever your reason is : you found the right person ! :)

I can help you with :

• Pronunciation ( so that nobody will answer you in English )
• What to know if you go to France soon ( so that you can know a ...

About Zach

"I don't have much time but I'd like to learn french , is it possible ?"
- Oui !

Bonjour everyone , my name is Zach.

I was born and raised in Paris, France.

I graduated from "Jean-Monnet European High-school" in France where I specialized in English and French Literature.

I moved to the US six years ago and I have been teaching french for more than 10 years now.

Most people I've taught first came to me saying "French is so hard , I will never be able to speak it" or "When I try to speak french, french people answer me in english"

THIS WILL NOT HAPPEN WITH ME :)

French is easy , you just need a good teacher who cares about YOU and adapts the lessons to YOUR NEEDS:
I do ! :)

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October 10, 2019
Kat
I picked Zach because he is from Paris and my husband and I just returned from a trip there. We want to go back next year with improved communication abilities. Zach will not only be able to teach us the language we want to know, but also give us tips about Paris and France in general from a native's point of view.
Zach started me out perfectly for my first French lesson. It was challenging enough but not overwhelming. I love that (for a part of it) he recorded me so I could hear what I sounded I sound like speaking French -very helpful!! He has given me just enough to work on between lessons and left me motivated for what's to come!
October 8, 2019
Brian
My first French lesson ever with Zach was great. He’s a really nice guy and was super patient with me. Definitely looking forward to continued sessions with him.
August 8, 2019
Hashem A.
I took French before and did not see myself improving at all. Took it with Zach this time and I actually see myself learning. He makes you record yourself so you can hear what you sound like and that really improves pronunciation (especially for me being Arab since French pronunciation is nothing like Arabic) because you get to see how people hear you talk and that leaves a lot of room for improvement, plus hearing yourself talk over and over helps your mind to remember what you learned (you won’t learn it and then forget it by the next lesson).

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Mariana I.

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I have been tutoring for years. I can help you getting better at school. If you have a trip in France we can work on the conversation. I like follow a studying book so we can find the most appropriate one for your need.
I am a patient and very enthusiastic tutor.

About Mariana

My name is Mariana and my passion is languages. I have a Bachelor's in French with an emphasis on language teaching. I've been tutoring for years. I can help your child getting better grade at school. I provide lessons on writing, reading, speaking, and grammar. I have worked in France on international projects concerning history, education, culture.
I am also an artist, professional cross stitch designer, member of the Maryland Federation of Arts and Fiber Art Now. The cross stitch painting is my other passion. I can teach you how to create a masterpiece and turn your photos into cross stitch.
I am enthusiastic and looking forward to working with you!

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July 21, 2016
Laurie
Mariana was a great tutor. I am an adult with little experience speaking French. I enjoyed our conversations and she made learning the language very enjoyable. I hope to continue.
June 12, 2015
Rachel G.
Mariana has been an incredible instructor. I came to her as an adult with no previous understanding of French. Her passion for teaching and knowledge of not only the language, but the culture as well, are unparalleled. She immediately made me feel confident by including conversation in our first lesson. I could not have asked for a better introduction to French. I highly recommend Mariana as your first choice for French!

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Mariana I.

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Monique A.

Brea, CA 92821

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I've been teaching French for six years and my students have gone on to improve their grade substantially. Within the first few lessons, you'll get a better understanding of the material learned in class or if you are a new beginner, you will be able to read and speak basic French. I use different grammar and reading books depending on your level and make you practice with speaking and written exercises to vary the learning process. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I would be thrilled to meet you!

About Monique

Bonjour!
My name is Monique and I am a native French speaker. I have been tutoring high school and college students for six years now. I am also a French instructor with Berlitz Language Center. I share my love of the French language by helping students master the difficulties inherent to the study of a new language. Their success is my pride and reward and my goal is to make them achieve the best results.
I will be happy to meet you at the location of your choice whether it is your home, the library, a coffee shop or another convenient location.
I look forward to meeting with you soon.
Au plaisir!

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July 7, 2017
Deane
I want you to know Monique is an excellent teacher and she has patience that is very easy to replace to. She does not pressure but still gets the lesson across very well. I will be gone for a few month but when I return I will have her again thank you DeaneKnowles

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Monique A.

Brea, CA

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Elena T.

Lake Forest, CA 92630

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During my student teaching experience, I developed and initiated a curriculum sequence on French reading and comprehension.
This collaborative unit involved working with the other teachers within my team.
In my work with the classes, I stressed critical thinking and the incorporation of
culture and science units into the course. The student response was very encouraging, as we had a 100% passing rate for this section. In addition, our team met state curricula guidelines and received numerous positive comments from students’ families regarding the class material.

About Elena

My name is Elena. I am very pleased to welcome you to my French lessons! I have been teaching French for all age groups (beginning from 3 years old kids to the adult advanced level) for more than 20 years and I am really happy to provide my students with the experience and skills I have acquired for all the years.

I have worked with the kids of all the age groups creating cooperative learning, hands-on and minds-on approach. I also participated in "Write-to-Read" program in California and used these methods to encourage reading/writing at home, parent involvement, and listening/speaking/writing skills. I always try to create an individual approach to every child to develop his/her unique language skills and personal perception.

I am a professionally credentialed and certified teacher from California state and I am happy to share my

experience and my love for French with all students and their families.

Sincerely,

Elena
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October 12, 2017
Dylan
She goes above and beyond! My son is autistic, and Elena is perfect with him. She's punctual and understanding.

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Elena T.

Lake Forest, CA

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I was born in Belgium French speaking - and went exclusivity to French speaking school. Then moved to France and there too only French schooling.
I have perfect accent and intonation for people to learn good French.

About Franca

Bonjour! I am from Europe and speak French as my first language. I have taught many students and would like the chance to teach you as well. I am very strong in grammatical structure, conversational French, and intonation and pronunciation. I am also available to teach online.

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Franca M.

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Levels taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Are you looking for a teacher who is experienced, passionate, creative, hardworking, supportive and caring? Who can connect with students, build and maintain personal relationships?

Are you looking for a certified professional educator who knows how to work with you in order to meet your specific needs, to make you feel motivated and to master your language skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing?

Whatever your goals are, I will help you reach them by providing you with a personalized learning plan and interactive, engaging and effective lessons.

I am an experienced language teacher and have been teaching professionally for more then 25 years. I teach all levels of French and Russian and during my career I have taught students of different ages and various nationalities.
In my teaching
• I design each lesson based on your immediate and practical needs, your individual learning style, as well as your interests

About Tatiana

About me
I am a native Russian speaker born and raised in Moscow. Currently I live in in the USA in the state of Oregon. I have been interested in languages since I was a child. I have discovered the beauty of French language and since then never stop loving it! My personal interests are in Russian and French culture, literature, music, songs, films and art. A knowledge of Russian, French and English give me a full access to all these areas of interest in the original language. I would love to share my expertise with you!

Education
- Bachelor degree in French from Moscow State Pedagogical
University
- Masters of French and Russian language and literature from
Portland Start University
- Oregon Secondary Teaching Certification

Experience
- In my professional life I have worked with Russian Opera


singers in preparation for performance in French operas
- Have worked as a French-Russian translator for the European
Union
- Taught French at the Moscow State Conservatory
- Tutored US diplomats in Russian
- Was a French and Russian instructor at Portland State
University
For the past 25 years I have worked as a French teacher in international schools in Pakistan, Kuwait, Egypt, Germany and Belgium. I taught all levels of French (including AP and IB French) as well as tutoring an IB Russian. In my 8 +years of teaching IB French and Russian, I have never had a student score below a five, with the vast majority earning an exam grade of six or seven.

Languages Russian - native speaker
French - fluent
English - fluent
Spanish - conversational

I have studied and learned several languages so I know what it’s like to learn a language, what difficulties, challenges and obstacles you encounter and, how to overcame them. I can teach you some tricks to learning languages that can shorten your journey to fluency, and help you feel a sense of achievement as you reach your potential.

Whether your goal is to learn important phrases for an upcoming trip, prepare for an important school exam, or to develop language proficiency join me for an exciting journey of learning languages and cultures in a challenging but welcoming, warm and non-stressful environment.

Добро пожаловать! Bienvenue!
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Tatiana D.

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I come from a bilingual; French American family. This allows me to communicate effectively with the people that are wanting to learn. We will go from the basics, working our way up.

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I have been shooting since 2005. Since, then I have been on the USA Archery National Teams several years in a row, as well as traveled to international countries to compete. I have been on the Recurve Junior Dream Team for a year, before I aged out, but before that I was attending camps as an invitee. I've also lived at the Olympic Training Center out in Chula Vista, CA for a few months shooting besides some of the top archers in the country. Since in college, I have been on the archery teams at all the schools I've been to. I was All American for two years in a row, hoping for a thrid chance at it. At the Florida Institute of Technology, I have started up an Archery Club, hoping to get the team to nationals, placing the school on the map for other archers to join.

I am a Level 2 Coach, aiming for her level 3 NTS Coaching Certificatio

n, and with my background experience I want to introduce this amazing sport to all individuals so they can also enjoy it to their hearts content. I used to coach at a range in Massachussets, as well as give private lessons at home, before moving down to Melbourne for college. I also make custom recurve bow strings, and tune equipment.

I provide private lessons, helping the students get comfortable with the sport before getting them to farther distances. I want the studnets to love thst sport that I do, by intergrating games into practices. When and if the students want to do group lessons, those can also be arranged to allow them to get used to shooting with their peers.

I love being able to teach people the sport that changed my life. I love seeing the smile on the childrens faces when they accomplish things they didnt excpect. I love seeing the expression on adults faces when they over come their doubt, and learn to enjoy the sport and relax into it.
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Lisa
"Elsa was attentive to my needs and patient with me. I am encouraged to practice for my next lesson."
Brian
"My first French lesson ever with Zach was great. He’s a really nice guy and was super patient with me. Definitely looking forward to continued sessions
with him."
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Terry
"I've been taking lessons from Gabrielle for several months now, and I honestly think that she is an amazing teacher."
Laura
"Pascale is an excellent teacher. She's patient and thorough and caters the lessons to the student's needs. She makes students relaxed and at ease while
learning new skills."
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Marcio
"Tania is being a great tutor. My interest is to brush up my French after 10 years w/o any practice - focused on conversation. I am really appreciating the
classes with her. She brings the right balance correcting what is needed but with encouragement and positiveness to keep you confident and engaged."
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Stephen
"My daughter, my wife and I had planned to travel to France for a very long time but none of us could speak French. Last summer we finally visited this bea
utiful country and I can not imagine our first French experience as perfect as it was without Roman’s help! Merci beaucoup!"
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Alexandra
"Me, and my 4years old doughter are happy First lesson was more then expected Chrissy is very talented and nice Hope everything will go well with our frenc
h lessons in the future Thank you, Chrissy!"
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Obi
"Isabelle has been made such an impact on my French education. She is willing to go the extra mile to ensure that I understand the language."
Paula
"I had studied French 30 years ago and wanted to relearn conversational French. Isabelle has been very flexible in customizing lessons to fit my ability a
nd personality. I am learning to speak about practical, real-life situations. The lessons are fun, and I am seeing progress each week. I highly recommend Isabelle!"
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