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Marjan Z.

23 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Farsi, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master's degree in French Literature from University of Isfahan
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Marjan Z.

23 Reviews
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I'm teaching French for almost 10 years and I'll be happy to help you learning this lovely language.

About Marjan

Hello everybody, My name is Marjan. I am a qualified French Teacher and Tutor. I have a bachelor's degree in French and a Master's degree in French Literature. I have several years experience teaching and tutoring French to many age groups from children to adults. Whether you are currently s

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Esha
It was very well taught and she made sure I understood what I learned. Totally recommend!!!
Asheir G.
She is a great teacher. She is focused on whatever you do to make sure you know the concept. She will even give you extra sources. She wants all her students to do the best!
Emily C.
Wonderful teacher! She customizes my lessons specifically for me and what I need. Absolutely recommend!
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Meriem B.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Tunisian (Arabic dialect), French, English, Italian
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • PhD in Science from Université de Lille
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Meriem B.

35 Reviews
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IMPORTANT FOR NEW STUDENTS: Accepting only Intermediate/advanced level (conversation class). Currently, the time slots that are available are at 9 am Central Time.

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!

---------------Frequently Asked Questions---------------

1- Are you interested in teaching 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 60 min (100% conversation).
=> For kids: 45 to 60 min, depending how ...

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. I've also been teach

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Danielle K.
The first lesson with Meriem was great. I’ve been teaching myself French, and I have some pretty big gaps in basic knowledge. She did a great job helping me figure out what I need to work on. I look forward to more lessons.
Justin
I spent a couple of months having lessons with Meriem and I definitely enjoyed my time. I had some previous knowledge of French words and phrases from various online tools but I lacked the insight that an actual instructor could bring. It was extremely beneficial to talk to someone who could correct me and help me learn. I hope that I can start my lessons again soon.
Rocio S.
I loved my first lesson. Meriem encouraged me to use my French and I felt little by little more confident in the conversation. Looking forward to our next lesson.
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JP B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks French, English
  • Baccalaureate Diploma (Literature and Philosophy) from Lycee d'Enseignement General "La Perseverance"
  • Teaches students 10 to 65
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JP B.

5 Reviews
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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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Anthony A.

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Starting at $44
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Anthony A.

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I offer lessons in Spanish, French, Italian and beginner German. I have been teaching and tutoring languages for the past 4 years and have since developed a special tailored curriculum for all students. No student is taught in the exact same way by me, I will give you the individual and specific attention you need and help you form language acquisition goals that we can work on together. There are many materials and resources that I often use with students, so if you are a beginner I can offer helpful suggestions and methods for approaching the language you'd like me to teach you. For advanced students, we can focus on specific areas of interest.
I am a past graduate from Case Western Reserve University where I specialized in Music and Language studies. For those who like the structured textbook approach, I do also offer University level grammar and literature instruction. If you are interested in learning one of the languages I cover, please message me and we can discuss to find out ...

About Anthony

I am a language professor as well as a musician. I pursued dual studies earning my degree at Case Western Reserve University where I specialised in piano/organ performance along with literature and language studies. With a New York City background, I've always been exposed to a multicultural and art

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Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Spanish, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's Degree in Management from Ecole de Management de Grenoble, France
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Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
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I will be focusing on your very needs, either using your methodology, or any other. I can provide complementary support to Rosetta Stone, for example as some students struggle to learn English on their own with this methodology. I can recommend websites and books. I recommend at least one 45 to 60-minutes lesson per week; or two 30-minutes lessons per week.

About Isabelle

I am a native French speaker born in France; I have lived in the USA since 2000 and speak English fluently. I teach both French and English as a Second Language (ESL). I am used to teaching/ coaching/ interacting with students of all ages (12-80+) and with professionals in a corporate environment.

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Carol L
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.
Kathryn
Just finished my 4th class with Isabelle. She has been very helpful with my French conversation. She meets me at my level and then challenges me. She speaks clearly and at a speed I can understand. The notes after the lesson are excellent and help me to continue my learning. I highly recommend Isabelle!
Brian
"Listener" is how I would describe Isabelle, and it's why she is a great teacher. I brought a lot of random questions into lessons each week and she helped me with all of the answers. She also used the answers to my questions to show me further examples to be able to help me frame why things were the way they were. This is my first French teacher but I couldn't be happier with the time I've gotten from Isabelle. I would highly recommend her as a teacher.
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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2011
  • BA, chemistry major, French minor from Drew University
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Jennifer W.

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Due to my enthusiasm for Foreign languages, I am fluent in French and can read Russian, German, and Spanish. French was my minor and chemistry was my major. I was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society based on my achievements in the fields of chemistry and French. I have also enhanced my fluency in French by traveling abroad, including residing in France at the University of Poitiers as well as traveling abroad to Paris, Brussels, and Calais. I look forward to spreading my enthusiasm for foreign languages to others.

About Jennifer

Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US A

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Kathleen E.
Alfonso W.
Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.

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The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Pasadena is $50. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $80 per hour.
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"Wonderful personality and focus on speaking and listening. It was a pleasure to take his class!"
Sarah
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Great class and she is very patient I am planning to take more classes with her"
Sophia
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Nice guy, looking forward to the upcoming classes.

This was the first lesson. Thank you 🙏."
Kimberley
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"I have been working with Jean-Luc for about 2 years now. I had zero schooling in French before beginning with Jean-Luc. I have learned all vocabulary and sentencing structures on my own and with Jean-Luc. Although I cannot speak yet with ease, I certainly know WAY more French than I had ever learned in the 5 years of Spanish that I had in school. Jean-Luc is very patient and asks lots of questions to help with your conversational skills. I cannot recommend Jean-Luc enough!!"
Julia
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Fabrice is very nice and encouraging. He helped me a lot with my pronunciation and vocabulary. I feel ready for my trip in France. Merci beaucoup mon ami !"
Linda
Took French lessons from Fabrice K.
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"Zach is wonderful. He establishes a great repore among student and teacher. He strikes an excellent balance between instructing and letting you learn on your own. He celebrates your small accomplishments and ensures you understand the concepts, pronunciation, material and more before moving on to new material.

He is great!!! Merci Beucoup Zach"
David
Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"Philippe is an incredible teacher!
He is experienced and works well in the current distance-only training environment.  He's a very personable and engaging guy, which can be quite important when you're spending hours a day with someone. :)
But what I consider to be his best trait is his ability to assess the needs of the student and adapt his approach as needed, not just to work more on the areas where the student may need more practice, but to see what is working for a student and what is not and then to be willing to completely change his pedagogy to fit that student. This pedagogical flexibility is indeed rare to find in a teacher and, to me, this is what makes Philippe truly special."
James
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"great patience and helpful in my learning"
Kenneth
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Elsa is a lovely person and great french instructor who is passionate about helping her students improve their ability in French. My mom and I have been taking lessons with Elsa now for several months now and I've noticed a marked improvement in my vocabulary and grammer.
Je recommande vivement Elsa comme professeur-vous vous en profiterez immensément."
Michel
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Elsa was very patient with my son in his introduction to French. He really enjoyed the sessions with Elsa."
Gerardo
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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