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Diane C.

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

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jinky B.

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Lessons are very personalized to each student's expectations, varying from purely conversational to more grammar-focused lessons. I believe that learning a language should be fun and useful!

About Jinky

Bonjour! I really enjoy teaching everything about the French language. If you're looking to brush up on your French, looking for an after-school tutor for help in a French course or would like to start learning this lovely language, I am happy to personalize tutoring sessions to your goals! I

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Mikhail V.
My son finds the French lessons from Jinky helpful. I recommend her!
Haley
Go Jinky!
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Karina C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, French
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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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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Gina G.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Gina G.

16 Reviews
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Gina has a BA and MA in French language and literature. She is very active member of the Alliance Française of Charleston, participating in French conversation groups, French book and film clubs and other activities to promote the French language and culture. Gina has traveled and continues to travel frequently throughout France, Belgium and French-speaking Canada. She has been tutoring and teaching French since 1990 and loves to share her passion for the French language.

About Gina

Hello! I am Gina and I am a linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. I am a Chartered Linguist MCIL and ACIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists (UK). I have been teaching and tutoring foreign languages since 1990. I teach adults, college students, high

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I give Gina a 5 star because it doesn't have a 10. She is awesome, smart, fun, and caring. I take Spanish and makes so much easier because she also speaks fluent Portuguese (my native language), and she can explain the difference between both language. I highly recommend Gina :)
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Jasmine B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2017
  • French Major and TESOL Minor from Union University
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Jasmine B.

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I have received my DELF B2 and I am currently teaching French online to students. I can help you if you are a complete beginner or lower intermediate and looking to take lessons with a native English speaker to help understand the nuances of the French language. I lived in France for 6 months and Morocco for two years, so I have experience using this language.

About Jasmine

What you should expect in class: ☆REAL PROGRESS and improvement you can notice! ☆All materials provided for you, including homework ☆Live feedback in our shared Google Doc during the session Choice of four classes: ✏️General English Course - structured lessons including all skills

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Junia M.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Central Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Junia M.

36 Reviews
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Discover how to speak dramatically better French with the best, qualified, native-speaking teacher. I offer comprehensive French lessons focusing on more than just grammar and vocabulary. My French language lessons cover useful topics like ‘Life abroad’ so you can learn to speak confidently in any situation. Private classes & small groups with discounts are available. Flexible learning to fit your busy schedule. I will take you from learning a language to living a language. Start your journey to learn French off on the right foot today.

About Junia

My name is Junia and I'm highly motivated and enthusiastic with outstanding teaching experience. Able to plan, prepare and deliver lessons that will help you learn in a fun environment. I hold an Advanced National Tutor Certificate, proficient in a plethora of teaching expertise, possess an excellen

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Catherine
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My son said “she was very clear, calm and knowledgeable”! He looks forward to her next class…and my son doesn’t look forward to “No” class!😆 Thank you Junia.
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"Pascale is an amazing teacher. She is very encouraging, very patient and kind.
Her class is very engaging and useful. I like how she puts a lot of thought into how she presents her lesson. She motivates me to learn and I progress a lot since I started to take her lessons."
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Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Just love Pascale's lessons. She is amazing teacher. I can't wait for my class to start. She is a motivating, patient, friendly, and very very skilled educator."
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Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"In my French lessons, Isabelle has worked with me on pronunciation, reading, vocabulary and syntax. Isabelle is always patient and shows a strong command of french and how to convey concepts. I really appreciate & enjoy my lessons with Isabelle."
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"Really helpful on my very first lesson!"
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Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Its a fun class. You should join."
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Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Philippe is an awesome instructor. I have learned so much from him about French culture that one could just not get from a textbook. He is very encouraging and his teaching style is very nice to work with.
Merci beaucoup Philippe! 😁😁😁"
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Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"I have really enjoyed my lessons. Jean Luc is a kind and patient teacher. He answers all my questions and is very responsive. I am very busy so I need an instructor who is non judgmental and let's me work at my own pace. The style may not be for everyone but this is what I needed."
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Madame Pascale is a wonderful teacher who makes learning French enjoyable and easy to understand. She helps you through the difficult process of learning a new language and helps you feel more comfortable when speaking and writing. She is very patient and personalizes each lesson. I really enjoy having her as my teacher!"
Nidhi
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Pascale is amazing. She is kind, knowledgeable, patient, a super teacher. I highly recommend her as a teacher for anyone interested in learning French."
Kathleen
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Merci Jean-Luc for my fist lesson in French!"
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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