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Diane C.

24 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $57
  • Speaks French, German, Duala, English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
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Diane C.

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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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Paul S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Japanese, Italian, French, English, Portuguese, Swedish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul S.

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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 w

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Preston
My son had so much fun. Paul is very patient.
Rebecca
Great instructor, very personable and teaches at a good pace. I highly recommend Paul!
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Very nice lesson.
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Ndeye G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner
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Ndeye G.

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I provide French lessons for any type of students . Everything is up to you . You will learn a lot with me and also have fun .

About Ndeye

Hello, my name is Ndeye. I am currently a student in college. I came into this platform to teach French because it is my first language and I love teaching it. I am very open minded and sociable with people even if I don’t know you . So my classes are going to be fun. Don’t hesitate to contact m

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Helen M.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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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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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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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Elementary Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.
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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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Robert M.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, Curacao), French, Papiamentu (language from Aruba, Bonaire, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian, English
  • Spanish Teaching Degree from Radulphus College, Curacao, The Netherlands
  • Teaching since 1973
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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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"Great instructor. A great help."
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Took French lessons from Darcy M.
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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."
Don
Took French lessons from Diane C.
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"I am taking French With Pascale as a refresher for myself. She makes her classes informative and fun. I enjoy her as an instructor."
Angela
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"He is so paitent! Thank you, Jean-Luc! :)"
April
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Pascale customizes your lesson. She does a fantastic job of teaching for your level."
Diana Day
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"He is very clear and patient. He is a wonderful instructor."
April
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"I have taken lessons with Evelyne for a month now, and I love her teaching style! I have taken French classes before, but Evelyne has an organized approach that makes it easier to remember the important but difficult details. Evelyne also has an understanding of cultural differences between the US, and different french speaking countries, which is great for anyone planning to move or travel. I fully recommend Evelyne to anyone hoping to better their french skills!"
Carolyn
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"Let me start by saying, Elsa is magnifique! We met Elsa through a trusted Francophone friend.

We created a virtual pod of three girls in second grade and couldn't be happier. Elsa is warm, patient and incredibly engaging. She makes learning French fun through songs, visuals, writing and dance. Yes dance! Teaching online is not easy but Elsa is a natural. I can't recommend her more."
Shawna K
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Evelyne is an amazing French teacher! I am learning so much with her and have only had two lessons! What amazes me most about Evelyne is the time she spends preparing for and tailoring each lesson to my needs. Without a doubt, I would recommend Evelyne if you want to learn and master French!"
Andrea
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"My daughter enjoyed her class and she is looking forward to the next lesson. Thank you Isabel for making it an interactive and interesting class"
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Took French lessons from Isabel S.
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