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Paul S.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, German, Japanese, French, Swedish, Portuguese, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul S.

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I first started learning French when I was in high school and was amazed at how many similarities it shared with Spanish (which both descend from Latin) which helped me to pick up things a lot faster. I have since lived in the "French House" (at the Foreign Language Student Residence, part of on-campus housing at BYU) for two semesters where residents are required to speak their target language while in their respective apartments. I also took a third-year advanced grammar French class while at college while living in the French House. French is just an awesome language to learn!

About Paul

I hail from Walla Walla, Washington, home of the "famous" sweet onions. I can't begin to express how much I love languages!! I have studied 8 so far (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, and Dutch) and I teach 5 (Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Japanese), and w

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Preston
My son had so much fun. Paul is very patient.
Rebecca
Great instructor, very personable and teaches at a good pace. I highly recommend Paul!
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Very nice lesson.
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Mikayla S.

99 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelors of French and Francophone Studies from San Diego State Univeristy
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Mikayla S.

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Living in France for 8 years now and having completed my Master's in teaching French as a second and foreign language at l'Université de Lyon 2, I am more than capable of helping you learn a language that I have loved for years. I've been teaching French for 7 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of French culture and language! Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate like a pro! I also specialize in French phonetics so that you will be able to pronounce everything correctly.

I like to keep my lessons fun and interactive and I pull resources from many different places. Currently the books I'm using primarily in instruction are: Latitudes, Alter Ego, Tex's French Grammar, Liberté, and Supermax (for kids). I also use many online exercises, songs, videos, and articles to supplement for listening and reading exercises.

About Mikayla

Bonjour tout le monde ! (Hello everyone!) My name is Mikayla and I cannot wait to meet and teach you my favorite language and life's passion. I have been speaking French for half my life now and I have loved it since day one. I earned my Bachelors in French and Francophone Studies with a minor i

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Joan B.
Mikayla is very kind, patient, has a wonderful teaching style and attitude.
Cora
Lovely! This was our first meeting and it felt like a more in-depth college discussion section.
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Diane C.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks French, German, Duala, Arabic, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1976
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Diane C.

26 Reviews
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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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Julia J.
We had a wonderful experience doing online lessons with Ms Diane. My son was engaged and interested in the lesson times and he looked forward to seeing Ms Diane every week. We intend to resume lessons once the summer is over.
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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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
  • Elementary Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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I majored in Highschool in French and used to be fluent and so I'd like to give you a start off into this beautiful language and culture that I had the privilege growing up next to -as a neighbor so to say!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in t

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
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Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
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Junia M.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Central Florida
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Junia M.

40 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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Jennifer N.
Junia eased my Anxiety about Math,after I shared my past Experiences on the Subject. She is Calm, Patient,,and takes you step by step,talking and walking you through any mistakes. I am looking forward to more Classes with her!
Cherish
Great first class.
Ethan
Junia has been wonderful reteaching my 16 year old brother Spanish 1 because his classes were abysmal during the covid shutdowns. She emails me what they worked on after every class so that we can practice at home and is incredibly flexible with scheduling so he has been able to get a bunch of classes in right before he starts Spanish 2. Junia has definitely lessened the stress of the upcoming school year and we will continue to have her assist him while he gets up to speed.
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Elise H.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary
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Elise H.

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I can speak four languages, so I understand what it is like to learn a new language which is what makes me an excellent French tutor and teacher. Being born and raised in Belgium it was not optional in my Flemish or English-speaking schools to not learn French from 5-10th grade. French was the most difficult for me to learn how to write but I am grateful for the French tutor I had growing up. Therefore, I want to do the same for others. I truly believe in the power of believing in others because eventually, they could excel in a subject they never thought they could which has a big impact on one's self-esteem and opportunities. It would be my honor to help you grow and learn French!

About Elise

Hello! My name is Elise. I was born in Belgium, raised by an American mother and a Swiss father. For twenty years, I have been teaching children to adults of various ages. I have a Master's degree in Intercultural Studies, which makes me an expert at understanding and connecting with people from any

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Elise is a fantastic teacher, full of energy and can relate to the student’s individual learning needs. I co-taught lessons with Elise and would definitely work with here again in the future!

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The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in San Anselmo is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $120 per hour.
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"Just the sweetest person. So much fun learning"
Patrice
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"Excellent Professor.."
Rubi
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Nassiba is a gifted teacher. I took her class after I met her as a neighbor, I’m very satisfied with her. As far as I know, she didn’t take any new student this year because of her new medical career, I’m not sure if the N.Zack’s review is accurate. I’m planning on visiting France whenever COVID gets under control, so I’m looking forward to retaking her class whenever she’s back on Takelessons. Highly recommend Nassiba."
Kayla
Took French lessons from Nassiba D.
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"Great first lesson. Very personalized to my needs."
carolyn
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"At age 56, it is getting harder for me to remember a few things. Especially language. Even though I speak several languages(English, Spanish, Chinese), I find that French is the hardest one. I have been going to the classes offer by UNLV for several years, and I have been having the same teacher, Pascal. If you are asking me that if she is a great teacher? I think so. Otherwise, why am I still going, right?
I enjoy her class very much. She is fun to be around."
Nan
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"I love the way Roman structures his lessons and breaks down the material. Each lesson builds upon the information learned from the prior lesson."
Courtney
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"I have been having French lessons with Isabelle for more than 6 months. I definitely have learned a lot! Isabelle is very patient and flexible about different learning methods. I highly recommend her!"
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Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Elsa is absolutely wonderful with our child. She's attentive, supportive and always fun!
More than knowing french language and culture, Elsa can also explain the nuances in language and culture between english and french.
Every class is a joy and we look forward to many more."
JP
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Sa technique est la meilleure !"
Jes
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"I am currently taking French classes to further my education and because of my love for the language. Of all of my learning, Philippe Fadi has been BY FAR the best teacher of any course I have taken. Rather than a standard rote learning of verbs/tenses/adjectives, etc. - which are all important - Monsieur Fadi caters the sessions to the interests and skill levels of his students. He is also very clear that 'perfect French' is not a goal - but to instead work to convey an idea or thought. Last semester our intermediate class spent time discussing and writing about current events - something I would never have dreamed to try when the course began. By the end of the course I had started reading French magazines and newspapers (dictionary in hand) and listening to French music, something I now carry on to reinforce my learning and vocabulary. My confidence has grown considerably just from that one course alone. As I register for more courses, I will continue to request Monsieur Fadi. Merci beaucoup!"
Julie
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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