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Diane C.

24 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks French, German, Duala, English, Arabic
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Diane C.

24 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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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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Wonderful Lesson. I believe Diane will be able to help me learn French well.
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Alex B.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, French, English
  • Computer Engineering from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex B.

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About Alex

Alex Boulos built his talent on his home piano listening to his father's compositions. He won an international competition of piano played by ear from David Sides Playground Sessions when he was 13 years old as well as many other talent shows and contests.  Alex started giving piano improvisatio

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Bryan M.
He is very helpful
Lexi (.
After first lesson, Alex promises to be a great instructor. He was able to assess my skill level quickly to focus on where I should begin learning, improving and growing.
Cheryl Brown
Alex was awesome, exciting to be his student...
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Yourshabel W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Science and Minor in French Language from Portland State University
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Yourshabel W.

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Bonjour! Je m'appelle Belle et je suis très heureux de commencer ce voyage avec vous!

Hello! My name is Belle and I am very happy to begin this journey with you! I have been a student of the French language for 10 years. I received my minor in French language from Portland State University and Université de Lyon 2. In 2016 I lived in Lyon, FR during my Junior year of college and absolutely loved it. I have a lot of information to share and can't wait to begin our lessons. Whether you are just starting out or you would like a conversation buddy, I am able to help you! Commençons!

About Yourshabel

Bonjour! Thank you for stopping by! I love teaching the French language and helping students strengthen their knowledge! Whether you are just beginning or want to sharpen your skills, I am able to help. I have a minor in French language and lived in France during my time in college! Let's get starte

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Christina S.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, French, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Christina S.

39 Reviews
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Salut! As a native French speaker I have been teaching students of all age ranges for years.
I am an enthusiastic and fun teacher who customizes my lessons based on your goals, learning style and preferences.
My talent is to create connections now for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process.

About Christina

Raised in Switzerland I am a native German, French and English speaker. My talent is to create connections for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process. If you want a very experiences as well as creative tutor who is a native speaker as well as has taught stud

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Trinidad
We’ve only had 3 lessons so far but Christina is a very good instructor. She has given me a number of helpful resources and is very encouraging. She develops a teaching plan that is suitable to my needs. I look forward to more classes with her.
Kalpana R.
My son is having a great time learning German with Christina.
Hannah
Really nice & genuine person. She made sure we had fun and I understood what we were talking about. She makes you very excited to show her what you learned in between lessons because she makes sure you know she’s proud of you
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Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Spanish
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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JP B.

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

4 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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Ben *.
Great instructor, very patient. Looking forward to our lessons !
Abigail
He is helpful, prepared, and very attentive to the specific needs that you have.
Helena G.
I am taking French classes with Jean Philippe and I am having the best time! He is a very good teacher with a lot of knowledge of the language and also very patient and clear. You will feel very easy working with him and you'll definitely improve your French fast by studying with a native speaker. Highly recommended!

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Average Cost of French Lessons in San Bruno, CA

The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in San Bruno 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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"Pascale is an amazing teacher. I really enjoy my lessons.
Its great to earn from native speaker."
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Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Fabrice was wonderful to teach me what I needed by reviewing with me what I already knew. The lesson was challenging yet given at a pace that was not overwhelming. Great lesson!"
Laura
Took French lessons from Fabrice K.
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"I love her methodology, approach, and relaxed interaction. She makes it feel effortless and easefull and puts you right at ease. You won't feel intimidated as to where you are at. You feel insired and encouraged."
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Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Marie is awesome! She is very patient and thorough. I wanted to work on my accent and pronunciation, and I already feel myself improving even though we are only a few lessons in."
Vanessa Baillie
Took French lessons from Marie A K.
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"We move fast and he’s great at staying on task. No time wasted. Jean Luc is pleasant to work with and very prepared. I’m enjoying our lessons so far."
Allison
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Exceptional, mindful, has been teaching my kids via Skype — It works! We think she's terrific -- she is a fun and inspiring tutor for our daughters. They have worked with Elsa for 3 years, and they really enjoy speaking French now. She is using her creativity and empathy skills to help unlock our daughters' full potential. She has an uncanny ability to make them feel comfortable. We believe she has the ability to connect with and engage all types of learners and she makes learning French so much fun. We highly recommend her."
Martin
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"We had a great first lesson. The conversation was great and I learned a lot of vocabulary!"
Jimmy
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"My son hated French when he first stared working with Isabelle. He liked her immediately, however, and is now enjoying French, as well. His grade in the class has improved significantly. As a parent, I have found her to be very pleasant and easy to work with - she is flexible with scheduling and making adjustments when conflicts arise. I highly recommend her to anyone looking to learn French!"
Maureen
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Thoughtful and thorough instruction at just the right pace."
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Really helpful on my very first lesson!"
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Took French lessons from Roman N.
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