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About Lawrence W.

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Brooklyn, NY
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Experienced French teacher of 5 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of language skills.

About Lawrence
Larry is a native of Taiwan, and speaks English & Mandarin fluently. He teaches Mandarin Chinese in any of the boroughs of New York City, online, or at his home location. He prepares each lesson and holds students accountable for practicing before each lesson. The Better Chinese method is one method that he uses for young beginners, and he also has an online curriculum for students of any age to practice.

Larry started tutoring Mandarin Chinese while he was still a student at the BYU-Idaho in 2007 and has continued teaching after moving to NYC.
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Lawrence W.

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About Meriem B.

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Chicago, IL
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Bonjour & bienvenue!

French is my native language and whether you're a beginner or experienced French speaker, I would be happy to:
1) Teach you French from scratch,
2) Enrich your vocabulary & conversational abilities, or
3) Polish your accent to make you sound like a real French person!

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1- Are you interested in teaching total beginners?

=> Of course! Actually, a lot of my students are beginners. It's fantastic to follow their progress and it's interesting to adapt the class a bit differently for each of them according to their preferences and abilities.

2- What type of lessons would you recommend?

=> For beginner or intermediate level: 60 min lessons
=> For advanced level: 30 min, 45 min or more (100% conversation).
=> For kids: 45 to 60 min, depending how young and how are their focus capabilities.

2- Is scheduling flexible? Do I have to pick a specific day/time and stick with it?

=> I'm very

About Meriem
I'm a native French speaker, but I do understand the joy & challenges of approaching a new language, as I also learned English, Italian and Tunisian (dialect of Arabic).

I moved from France to the USA in 2011 and my main job is being a costume designer specialized in opera. Through my work, I occasionally translate documents or help opera singers with their pronunciation & understanding of French lyrics.
I've also been teaching French privately and I would like to share my love for this language and culture with more students. Takelessons has been an amazing tool for this so far!

I'm looking forward to meeting you online or in my neighborhood (Andersonville in Chicago).

Merci et à bientôt!
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Bruce *. September 18, 2019
· French · Online
Meriem was very friendly and positive. The time flew by. I hadn't spoken French in a while, so I was nervous at first. But she made me feel very comfortable. She was patient and always gave me plenty of time to formulate my responses. I'm looking forward to future classes.
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Paul September 18, 2019
· French · Online
Very practical and straight forward.
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Simon September 15, 2019
· French ·
I adore Meriem! She is a really kind and engaging teacher. It's always fun having a French conversation with her!
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About Jacqueline G.

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Menlo Park, CA
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Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 120 French students including at most local Bay Area schools as well as many out-of-state. I work with each student to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with all aspects of French including grammar, conversation, vocabulary, and overall fluency.

About Jacqueline
Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 120 French students at all levels including beginners, AP students, and adult learners. I work with each student to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with all aspects of French including grammar, conversation, vocabulary, and overall fluency.

When it comes to learning French, I believe that speaking experience is just as important as learning grammar and vocabulary. I emphasize speaking skills and give students the opportunity to practice this throughout my lessons. For students who need help with grammar (one of the trickiest things to learn in French!), I use my experience both as a student and teacher to simplify difficult concepts.
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Janis September 16, 2019
· French · In home
Our family has found Jacqueline to be an awesome tutor for our high school daughter. Not only is she kind, thorough and patient, but Jacqueline always makes it a point to find out what the local high school teachers are teaching and what methods they're using. She has a very friendly and approachable manner and loves what she teaches.
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Eduardo R. August 2, 2019
· French · In home
Lesson and teacher were great! Although only an hour in duration, I feel I have learned a weeks worth of language.
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About Vivian L.

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I believe that students should be given an opportunity to be shown how to practice. This is so that when the instructor is not there to guide, the student is able to know step-by-step of what they are supposed to do.

About Vivian
Vivian is violinist who has experienced teaching all ages. She is currently pursuing an Undergraduate Degree in Music Education(Instrumental) at Rowan University with the mindset of having a performance and education masters. She has recently awarded Teacher of the Month for July 2019 on Lessonface. Upcoming performances include works from Mozart, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky.

Past positions include Concertmaster of the Rowan Youth Orchestra. Occasionally plays with the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia, judges All South Jersey Orchestra, and volunteers for Music at Bunker Hill, a Chamber Music Venue in Southern New Jersey. She has done masterclasses with Dimitris Chandrakis, Hal Grossman, and currently studies with Timothy Schwarz at Rowan University.
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Vivian L.

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About The Method Acting Studio W.

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Las Vegas, NV
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Reliable and effective native French speaking.

About The Method Acting Studio
Our Studio led by the Actor Sam Medina is providing acting lessons for films and TV. Script break down, audition room, character work. Get the benefits of private coaching and BOOK IT!

When not in front of the cameras, Actor Sam Medina also lends his talent as a director for Episodic Television Shows. This fall, Medina will make his Feature Film directorial debut in the upcoming action/thriller UNTITLED SAM MEDINA PROJECT in Europe and Morocco. It will begin production in late 2019 for a release of the following year. He will also co-star in the film. In other news, Medina once more joins the Robert Rodriguez family of actors, lending his talent to the character of Stinger - the ten-foot robot in the animated feature Alita: Battle Angel, written and produced by James Cameron. He's also featured opposite actor Tom Hardy in the new Marve
l adventure Venom, and, in one of his most important roles to date, he's the lead antagonist opposite Mark Wahlberg in director Peter Berg's action/thriller Mile 22. Medina plays a special operative for a third world government determined to stop a rogue agent from revealing potential terrorist targets to the U.S. intelligence community. Currently ubiquitous in the action arena, he also played a good cop in the most recent Jack Reacher film, which starred Tom Cruise. A product of Honduras, Vietnam, Polynesia, France, mixed with American Cherokee, Sam Medina was born in Saigon, Vietnam, where he spent the first twelve years of his life living under communist rule. Thanks to his mother's determination and resourcefulness, he was able to move to the United States, where he grew up in New Orleans. It was not an easy life for Sam. When he first arrived in the States, he spoke no English and he was a problem child. However, as he became more settled, he learned the language and excelled in school, later attending he University of New Orleans. When the disaster of Katrina struck the city, the only work available for him was in the construction industry. Medina helped rebuild the city, then began to look into the other industry that was soon thriving: film and television. He began to drive to auditions all over the country - putting 300,000 miles on his cars. His first break was booking two episodes of the Prison Break television series, shooting in Dallas. Early on, he was also able to book the key role of the main villain's brother in Olympus Has Fallen. He was the only member of the attacking force to sport a Fu Manchu. He also portrayed Crawford, a Thai mobster/killer in Kickboxer: Vengeance and Kickboxer: Retaliation. His character will also be featured in the third film in this action series. How tough does Medina appear on screen? He was cast as a character who could intimidate Danny Trejo in Machete Kills. It took three helicopters to take him down. Because of his resemblance to a young Trejo, Robert Rodriguez cast him as "Razor Charlie" in the From Dusk Till Dawn television series - the same character Trejo played in the original film. Medina models his career similarly to that of Sean Bean. They mostly die their whole career thus far. So now, when Sam takes meetings with Directors/Producers and Studios, His First question is " Does my character die?" "How does he die?" Medina's additional feature credits include: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Tracers, Savages, Dragon Eyes, The Baytown Outlaws, Let's Be Cops, Ant-Man, Our Brand Is Crisis, and Blood Out. His television credits include: Treme, Army Wives, Macgyver, NCIS: Los Angeles, Banshee, Let's Stay Together, Conan, The Messengers, Into the Badlands, Game of Silence, and he booked three episodes of Preacher, portraying the Samurai Guy. Between acting assignments, Medina can be found in his gym, where he works out with weights six days a week. He's also writing, studying cinematography and editing his latest short films.

OLIVER STONE, ROBERT RODRIGUEZ, ANTOINE FUQUA, MARTIN CAMPELL, EDWARD ZWICK-AND NOW- PETER BERG, SAM IS HONORED TO HAVE WORKED WITH THESE LEGENDARY DIRECTORS WITH SUPERB VISIONS FOR FILMOGRAPHY

Sam plans to add more to this already incredible list...
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Shu September 8, 2019
· French · In studio
Very prepared, friendly, and attentive! Claire is a very effective language teacher, and I highly recommend her!
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Paula L. June 12, 2019
· French · In home
Great teacher! Super sweet! She came prepared with lesson materials and presented them in a fun way.
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About Olivier L.

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Saint Petersburg, FL

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I grew up in Paris, have been living in the US for 9 years, and have been giving French lessons for over 14 years. My lessons are intended for all levels.

Learning a new language can be a lot of fun, and the students who are having the most fun are also the ones who are seeing the best results. So my lessons are always tailored to your own interests. Combined with experienced and practical teaching, they will put you on the fast track to learning French / improving your French!

About Olivier
Hi!

My name is Olivier and I am a 38 year-old French teacher/tutor.

I grew up in Paris, have been living in the US for 22 years, and have been giving French lessons for over 14 years. My lessons are intended for all levels.

Learning a new language can be a lot of fun, and the students who are having the most fun are also the ones who are seeing the best results. So my lessons are always tailored to your own interests!

Combined with experienced and practical teaching, they will put you on the fast track to learning French / improving your French.

A bientôt!
Olivier
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Charles B. October 7, 2019
· French · Online
Thanks for the great lesson
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Nathan August 7, 2019
· French · In home
Finding a good French teacher is hard. I’ve had many over the years. Olivier is completely bilingual and brings a breadth of knowledge, patience, engagement, and personalization to his teaching that makes him, hands down, the best tutor I’ve ever had. Don’t be intimidated by his qualifications—he is extremely personable. If you take learning French seriously, you want Olivier.
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Priscilla August 5, 2019
· French · In studio
Olivier has been tutoring me for the past year. He is always very clear in his explanations and very patient. Olivier is also knowledgeable about the French culture. I walk out of every lesson with more confidence about my French and the progress that I'm making. Definitely a 5-star tutor. I highly recommend Olivier as a French tutor.
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About Mirchaye S.

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I grew up in a French school leaning the history and ins and out of the French language. I have experienced the culture first hand through my several travels to France. I have also taken Latin classes which enabled me to learn more about the history pf the language. With me you will not only discover a new language, but will also uncover the beautiful history behind it.

About Mirchaye
My name is Mirchaye pronounced "Mer-Shy." I was born in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, where I was raised and completed my high school education. I attended a Lycee Francais, which is where I learned French. Fan Fact: It was the first language I learned how to read and write in even before my native language: Amharic.

At 17, I moved to the U.S., where I currently reside pursuing a career in Communications/Media.

For as long as I can remember, I loved to write and teach. My love for writing began when I got my first journal in the 8th grade. I loved it and wrote in it literally everyday. And, I first started teaching as an English Teaching Assistant volunteer at an orphanage in Ethiopia. I then also started teaching French.

Once I moved to the US and was attending college, I saw the need for language tutors so I applied
for a job as French Tutor. I worked there till I graduated college. Another fun fact: My first paid job was as a French Tutor. After college, I taught private French classes to high school and college students.

I now speak about 4 languages fluently. I will make learning fun & exciting. And, coming from a background of speaking different languages I know hoe best to teach someone a totally different language. I understand the learning curve in other words. I am currently teaching my husband, who's American, Amharic and it's been fun.

I look forward to working with you.
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Nica August 18, 2019
· French · In home
I loved her enthusiasm, professionalism and how she was always prepared to give her lesson. Indeed a great instructor! Merci Mirchaye🤗🤗
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Léo August 16, 2019
· French · Online
It is such a pleasure to have Mirchaye as my tutor. She loves what she does and helps her students reach their goals. She's very passionate about helping people better their language skill and makes sure that her students become successful in mastering the French language.
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Maggie August 16, 2019
· French · Online
Mirchaye was extremely friendly and kind. She is quick to respond regarding appointments and scheduling. She provides me with feedback regularly on how I'm progressing, which I think is vital. She is always punctual and professional. I would highly recommend her tutoring service!
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About Bria G.

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Long Beach, CA
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I’ve taken french lessons at the collegiate level and through various independent study routes. I know what works and what doesn’t. I’m also a Francophile so I’ll help you be able to engage in French culture from your first words in French.

About Bria
Hello. I’m a collegiate level pianist and literature studies bachelors graduate . In my spare time I tutor kids second to eight grade and esl students. My passions are French culture and literature, classical and jazz piano and writing. I hope to share my knowledge with you.
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About Lydie-Rachel N.

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Be ready to fall more in love with the language. One more lesson will get you closer to know the language.

About Lydie-Rachel
Hello, I o by Rachel and I am a mother of lovely 2 year old who fluently speaks French already. I love to teach others about the language I love the most. I love to learn new skills then teach them to others. I am very excited to be your teacher.
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About Souhail B.

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I am currently living in Tunisia and speak Tunisian Arabic as well as French. If you are traveling to an Arabic or French speaking country and want to learn to speak basic Arabic or French, I can help you. I teach at your pace and allow you to chose what is of most importance to you.

About Souhail
I am a certified Life Coach specializing in love and seduction. I’ve been in practice for 6 years and have worked with over 500 clients helping them to reach their personal goals. I also enjoy teaching Arabic and French. Whether you are traveling abroad or are just looking to learn another language I can help you.
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Tina September 23, 2019
· Arabic · Online
Souhail makes learning fun and easy. He was is very patient with me and it very good at helping me to have a good accent as well.
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Souhail B.

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