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Samir A.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Arabic, English
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • Teaching since 2000
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Samir A.

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I have been tutoring students and adults for almost twenty years, and I currently teach and tutor one-on-one or via skype during late afternoons, evenings and weekends. Whether you're looking for immediate French homework help or weekly tutoring, I can help you study everything from pronunciation to grammar.Typically use Bien Dit!: Holt French 1.2.3, students books, "grammar & vocabulary" Books, "Allez,Viens" Level 2,"Points de depart" for college students. I'am familiar with the French Curriculum used by the FCPS World Languages.
Tutoring Levels:

Level 1:

You only know the alphabet, and you can't write or speak a word yet. Not a problem, we can go through the basics to get you comfortable.After the first lesson, you'll already know how to have a simple conversation (introduce yourself, ask for directions or order a dish for instance.

Level 2:

You can speak the few sentences that you remember from school, but not enough to feel at ease across the pond. Key ...

About Samir

My name is Samir, I have been tutoring students for almost twenty years, and I currently teach and tutor one-on-one, and online the Modern Standard Arabic (formal/classical Arabic) , the colloquial Arabic (the conversational Arabic) of Morocco or French. I 'am familiar with the French and Ar

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Hunaid
Excellent teacher! Really enjoying learning Arabic language
Betsy
Samir is dedicated, patient, reliable and fun! He provides helpful material between our online sessions, and I feel I'm learning at just the right pace. I highly recommend him.
Kahina
Samir is an excellent language tutor! He can craft lessons to suit any needs whether you are a beginner or advanced! He also provides relevant supplementary materials so that you can practice and apply the theories learned in your lesson. I found that this consistent practice with actual speaking was a big factor to achieving better spoken fluency with my language of study, arabic. I highly recommend Samir as you will not be disappointed.
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Bobbie M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor of Arts, French Language and Literature from Portland State University
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Bobbie M.

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SPECIAL AREAS: IB study and exams, comprehensible input

GROUPS: Small groups are possible, please let me know how many you wish to have in your group and I can make the appropriate arrangements.

I am a professional public school teacher, and have been tutoring and teaching since 2013. I have worked primarily with teens and adults, but welcome all ages to join me in their learning adventure.

I'm happy to say that I am a very flexible teacher. Together we will find the best way for you to learn and feel successful in French. Specifically, I speak of two main options: traditional school learning and a method called comprehensible input.

*Traditional learning is something you're probably familiar with and may have experienced in learning a lesson. This is the textbook, worksheet, grammar repetition version of learning. For some people, this works for them. This is how I learned French, and some find success with it. However, if you've ever felt this wasn't the best method for you (or ...

About Bobbie

SPECIAL AREAS: IB exams, comprehensible input I'm a lover of languages and learning. To me, speaking another language is like unlocking a secret to another world and I love sharing that feeling with others. I first started learning French in 1993. My 7th grade best friend and I thought it would b

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Kathryn S.
Flexible. Very easy to work with. Most interested in helping me learn French
Dario R.
After just one lesson, my son's attitude towards French has changed and improved. He is looking forward to continuing his work with Bobbie.
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Jinky B.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Double Major: French & Psychology from Florida State University
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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!
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Jasmine B.

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Starting at $18
  • Speaks
  • French Major and TESOL Minor from Union University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Guy D.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks French
  • BA French from Rider University
  • Awarded Fulbright via Classroom Teacher Exchange Program from United States Department of State
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Guy D.

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I have been private French tutor since 2005. Previously, I worked for ten years as a K-12 certified French teacher. I have taught all levels of high school French, including levels 1-AP. During that time, I created over 5000 activities, lessons and assessments to fit the needs and goals of every individual student. I was awarded a Fulbright via The Classroom Teacher Exchange Program from The United States Department of State in 2011.

I have owned my own tutoring business since 2005. I have lived, worked and traveled extensively in Southern France. I have prepared a US Navy Seal for an international assignment, a prospective French teacher preparing to take her NJ Certification Test and a social worker who has since transferred to the field in Africa. Also, I have worked with students at the middle and high school levels as well as college students and adults of all proficiency levels.

My customized lessons integrate American and European methodologies and supplemental activities ...

About Guy

I have been private French tutor since 2005. Previously, I worked for ten years as a K-12 certified French teacher. I have taught all levels of high school French, including levels 1-AP. During that time, I created over 5000 activities, lessons and assessments to fit the needs and goals of every ind

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Philippe F.

70 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 13 to 60
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Philippe F.

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I have been teaching for over ten years and most recently for USG officers on a one-on-one basis. In addition I conduct online classes for them as well as for private students, whose levels range from beginners to level 4. Born, raised and educated in France, my style is unique as I adapt myself to the student's needs, creating lessons plans based on the student's abilities and progress. I measure progress on a regular basis, so as to adjust myself to the students strengths and helping the student to reach the assigned goal.

About Philippe

Born, educated and raised in France. Dual US/French citizen Summary of Skills: Experience developing and providing instructions in French language Experience in conducting conversational and written classes for students Skilled in improving foreign language reading, writing, and speaking a

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Jenna Nevins
Philippe is an extremely engaging and patient instructor. I had the pleasure of taking two of his virtual courses, one with about 12 students and one with 5. He was able to teach to everyone's level without leaving anyone behind or boring those with a little more experience. He also made himself available outside of class to answer questions. I believe I made great strides with my French speaking skills because of him.
Paula D.
Sarah N.
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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The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Pleasanton 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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"I have been learning french for many years through my school system, and I have never really been confident in the language itself even though I've really liked it. Along with learning the smaller important details about french, I've been learning how to be confident with my speech, and how to sound more like a natural french speaker. Zach is also super kind, and will help you with any french questions you have, in and out of your lessons."
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Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"David is an excellent French teacher. He is friendly, patient, and very easy to talk to. I’ve had only 3 lessons so far, and I can already tell he is going to help me immensely. His lessons are well-organized, thoughtful, and engaging. They fly by quickly, and keep me motivated afterwards. I think David was meant to be a teacher! I highly recommend him."
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