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chloe M.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks italian, English, french
  • Master Degree - Cello Performance from Mcgill University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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chloe M.

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Hello,

I was born and raised in France, spent a few years in Montreal then moved here in San Francisco for studies, I am a cellist.
I studied literature for several years and taught a lot in my student years. Besides teaching you the grammar and vocabulary, I will give you tips to get a better accent and will have conversation as much as we can. Learning by speaking with and listening to a french person speak is so much faster !
Lessons can be online if you prefer.

Looking forward to meet you,

Chloé

About chloe

I started playing cello at the age of 6 in Lyon, France. When I finished the conservatory, at 19, I left for Montreal to study at the Schulich school of music, Mcgill University. I got my Bachelor and Master degree there, with a full scholarship and "outstanding achievement in Cello Performance ".

Diane C.

18 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French, German
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1976
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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 speaking it for so many years on an everyday and professional basis. 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). I edited a 240-page scholarly book, De La Case A La Villa (published 2014), and I gave both private and group lessons.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I am always ready to go above and beyond the basic lesson. I try to make learning a language fun and alive, through news, stories, and songs. My method is to provide basics for beginners, and then mix grammar,

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Wendy B.
Diane has a great French accent and shares her teaching skills effectively. I would highly recommend her for all levels. We have read books and seen movies in French. Her world view and experience adds a lot. Vraiment!
Pierce
Diane is a great German teacher! She always provides additional resources to delve into the subtleties of a translation or specific grammatical constructions and uses a variety of different books/activities so that the exercises never get boring.
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Jacqueline G.

2 Reviews
Menlo Park, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jacqueline G.

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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

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I started taking lessons from Jacqueline in person but have moved to online during the shutdown. I'm 66 and have taken some formal french courses but my conversational skills are lacking. It is often difficult finding a teacher that can be effective with someone in my age group. Jacqueline has been excellent at getting me to converse, improving my pronunciation, and working on my comprehension and grammar. We generally meet once a week but I would recommend more often.
Janis
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.
Eduardo R.
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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Chloé M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chloé M.

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My teaching method is based on a dialogue with the student and written exercises but nothing strict. I intend to help the student by giving him strong skills with the vocabulary, the pronunciation, the understanding.
Those lessons are to all ages and levels.

My approach of each topic is very open, I'm aiming to support the student on his project, in a relaxed atmosphere. Then, I can base my lessons according to the needs— Meaning help for homework, translation, professional requirements, or simply to teach the basics of french, etc. I'ld be very flexible according to what the student is requiring, and would support him until the goal is reached.

About Chloé

I'm a french film producer, and have been giving private lesson to foreign students wishing to learn french in Paris and Berlin the last couple of years. I also animated summer camp to introduce adults as kids to the art of photography, have a master degree in Literature, Linguistic and Film Studie

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Dierk
Chloé is a fantastic and patient teacher. She led our lessons to be very entertaining and efficient. It basically felt like just talking to somebody very sympathetic in an effortless way. Only afterwards I realized, that we worked through a very intelligently crafted curriculum

Tania B.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Greek, Spanish, French
  • apprentice of administrative clerk from CPLN, professional center of Neuchâtel coast - Switzerland
  • Teaching since 2014
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Tania B.

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I've been teaching french for about 5years now and got experience teaching different level and ages. I studied different languages myself, I understand the obstacles that come with taking on a new language. Since I am a native french speaker I can help with grammar, vocabulary and especially pronunciation.

About Tania

Hello everybody, Do you want to become proficient or more proficient in French? Learn or brush up on french the fast and easy way with a native French speaker? I am here to help you! My name is Tania I am 30 years old and I am a native French speaker. French is my native language. I love the

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Larisa Lee
Tania is superb! I was very skeptical about online learning, but considering current circumstances we had no other choice. I wanted someone easy going, fluent, sufficient , knowledgeable and patient for my daughter. Tania has all the qualities mentioned above. We will be continuing our French journey into the world of language learning.
Gabriela
Tania is a great teacher! I'm beginning to learn French and I already feel a good grasp on it. Very recommended!
Ruby
Tonia came prepared and did a great job!
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Meriem B.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English, Italian, Tunisian (Arabic dialect)
  • PhD in Science from Université de Lille
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Meriem B.

34 Reviews
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IMPORTANT FOR NEW STUDENTS: available slots in the morning only (CST).

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 young and how are their focus capabilities.

3- Is scheduling flexible? ...

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 teac

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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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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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Morgan is an excellent instructor. He's given me the freedom in our lessons to choose topics that keep me interested and has used those topics to further my understanding of the language. Morgan seems to have a broad understanding of learning in general and applies his framework very well to our lessons. I'm basically cramming for an upcoming trip and Morgan is crafting our lessons to get me where I need to be to survive."
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Took French lessons from Morgan M.
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"A great start! Roman is very kind and provides instruction and feedback in a very un intimidating manner. Looking forward to continued lessons..."
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Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Meriem is an absolutely excellent teacher. I am truly impressed with her high level of organization, thorough approach, and dedication to teaching. Honestly, she could probably publish her own text book! She will encourage you to "go for it" and make mistakes, while always paying great attention to detail. I also appreciate that her lessons take a very practical approach, often focusing on what working adults would likely require in a French-speaking environment. She also happens to be a kind, cultured, and wonderful human being. Cannot recommend her highly enough!"
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Took French lessons from Meriem B.
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"Superb teacher. The lessons are fun, interesting, and immensely productive. Each session is packed with conversation practice, notes and guidance on grammar and vocabulary, and explanations for idiomatic phrases, cultural practices, and nuances of the language. The entire lesson is documented in writing for easy reference and review. David is a gifted and energetic instructor."
Kathleen
Took French lessons from David M.
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"Tania is superb! I was very skeptical about online learning, but considering current circumstances we had no other choice. I wanted someone easy going, fluent, sufficient , knowledgeable and patient for my daughter. Tania has all the qualities mentioned above. We will be continuing our French journey into the world of language learning."
Larisa Lee
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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"I picked Zach because he is from Paris and my husband and I just returned from a trip there. We want to go back next year with improved communication abilities. Zach will not only be able to teach us the language we want to know, but also give us tips about Paris and France in general from a native's point of view.
Zach started me out perfectly for my first French lesson. It was challenging enough but not overwhelming. I love that (for a part of it) he recorded me so I could hear what I sounded I sound like speaking French -very helpful!! He has given me just enough to work on between lessons and left me motivated for what's to come!"
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Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"J ai appris beaucoup de les choses en français grâce a Fabrice. Such a great and funny tutor. You re the best"
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