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chloe M.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks italian, English, french
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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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 ".

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Jacqueline G.

2 Reviews
Menlo Park, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2012
  • 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.

mona M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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mona M.

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Fun and a lot of learning....

About Mona

Hello Folks, I am a PhD student at UW. It happens that my passion is languages: I know so far French, English in addition to Arabic - my native language and a little bit of Italian. I have been teaching Arabic since I was 20 years old to expats who were locating recently in my home country.

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Daniel
Wonderful teacher and conversation partner, I was so lucky to be able to find her and continue my study in Seattle! :)

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Gabrielle A.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German, French
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gabrielle A.

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Bonjour a tous!

Dear French Students,

A native French speaker, I have been tutoring students of all levels since 2008. I was the main French and German Instructor at the San Jose Learning Center in the Silicon Valley before moving to New York.

The core of my lessons are drawn from a language book, which allows everyone to work at his or her own pace during the week.

The lessons always begin with a dialogue, no matter your level. From how you are feeling, to what you did during the week, to the weather of your best friend's gossip, we warm up with a conversation I type out as we go.

The rest of the lesson is then spent reviewing previous work and introducing new material in a variety of ways, constantly setting a rule in practice. Poems, songs or texts, depending on your interest, keep the content alive and interesting.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

I hope to hear from you, meet you, and work with you!

Sincerely,
Gabrielle

About Gabrielle

Bonjour a tous! Dear Students, A native French speaker, I have been tutoring students of all levels since 2008. I was the main French and German Instructor at the San Jose Learning Center in the Silicon Valley before moving to New York. The core of my lessons are drawn from language books,

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Megan
I feel like I'm going to learn quite a lot if I stick with this instructor. I would gladly recommend her for any level of French learner. As an intermediate learner, I've already improved my skills in just a few sessions.
Ryan B.
Great teacher.
Elly G.
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Jami B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Lake Placid International Flute Seminar Performer from Lake Placid International Flute Seminar
  • Artist Diploma from Duquesne University
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Jami B.

6 Reviews
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I have studied French since I was a child, and continued studies throughout my undergraduate years. After finishing my music graduate degrees, I pursued continuing education via private study with a native French citizen and language professor.

While I didn't pursue a language degree, many European and native French speakers and teachers have verified the authenticity of my accent and command of the language. While I continue my pursuit of ever increasing skills and fluency, at this point in time I would be most helpful as a tutor or instructor for beginner and intermediate levels of French language learners.

About Jami

I've always had many interests and passions throughout my life and enjoy helping a student explore and develop theirs! Private instruction gives a student the opportunity to have direct interaction with another human being, receive a 'game plan' tailored to their unique learning style and needs, an

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Charles
Jamie is one of those stellar people who is good at everything she does. She is a first rate teacher, performing violinist, Flutist and scholar. I recommend her without any hesitation.
Diana
I was in my mid 50s at the time I began violin lesson with Jami. As an adult beginner, I was apprehensive about learning the violin. I had no familiarity with the violin or string instruments and I also had concerns regarding scheduling lessons due to an often erratic work schedule and a busy family life. Several violin teachers I had contacted prior to Jami were unwilling to teach an adult beginner.

Jami was an amazing teacher! She was personable, encouraging and alleviated all my fears and concerns. She understood my busy schedule and was very accommodating. The lessons were more relaxed than I had initially anticipated. It did not take long before I began feeling comfortable handling the violin and bow. Through Jami, I also learned a great deal about the history and construction of the violin, music for the violin and music theory.

Jami taught a mix of Suzuki, scales and multiple technique and method books; all complementing each other on my path to progressing as a violinist. As an adult, it was nice to gradually incorporate more tunes a mature adult would appreciate playing while continuing to build on the basics. After the first few months, I particularly enjoyed learning how to play violin duets with Jami or having Jami accompany me on the piano. I always left my lessons with a feeling of accomplishment.

I only ceased lessons due to Jami relocating, but I am looking forward to online lessons once I am more technologically capable of doing so. You will not be disappointed if choosing Jami as a teacher!
Katya
I have worked with Jami Bale for over ten years. She has deep knowledge of both violin and flute, and has profound skills in chamber music. Ms. Bale is demanding yet very compassionate teacher, her students excel at a fast pace and make wonderful professional and amateur musicians.
Ms. Bale was an irreplaceable member of the Chamber Music Seminar faculty and Pittsburgh Youth Concert Orchestra.
Whether the student needs to only keep up with the school curriculum or place a top chair in a youth orchestra, Ms. Bale will be there for you every inch of the way.

Katya Janpoladyan,

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Marc S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.S. in French Literature from University of Illinois
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Marc S.

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Regardless of whether I am teaching language, civilization, or literature, my main goal is to help keep my students engaged, interested, and challenged in learning. In teaching the French language I focus on developing strong conversational skills, as well as writing and reading. To supplement the class session, I use online resources, authentic documents, and regular assessment of oral and listening language skills.

About Marc

I have been teaching French at universities for 30 years and would love to share my passion for the language, literature, history, and culture to students. French is my first language, and I have spent many years living in French-speaking countries; I have lived in Vietnam, Lebanon, Morocco, and (o

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The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in San Carlos is $54. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $100 per hour.
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"I cannot recommend Zach highly enough. He's extremely positive, encouraging and fun in his lessons. I started learning French with almost zero knowledge of the language. After only a few weeks, I already felt comfortable expressing myself in basic French conversation. He challenged me to stretch my abilities as a student and helped me create my own system(s) for understanding the structure of speaking - this philosophy helped me build a foundation that is self-sufficient, a basic understanding of how the language works so that I can experiment, speak, learn, grow beyond what we learn in class. If you're looking for a teacher that is fun to learn with and someone who will challenge you to truly learn the nuances of the language, Zach is your teacher. I still have much to learn, but I have full confidence in Zach as an instructor."
Keenan
Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"My 7 th grade daughter greatly enjoyed her first lesson. Great introduction to a new language. Teacher made the learning fun!"
Amelia
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"Susan is a wonderful French teacher both for adults and kids. We have had her as an in-home teacher for both over the past few years during the school year. She is very patient with the kids and keeps it fun for them, and also is a great conversationalist with the adults. I can’t recommend her enough. She is also versatile enough to teach German as well."
Deborah
Took French lessons from Susan G.
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"Pascale is a wonderful teacher. I am a 10 year old girl and I started taking lessons with her about 3 months ago. I am a beginner and have learned a lot during that time. I enjoy her lessons, she is patient and teaches French in a pleasant and creative way. I really like that Pascale sends e-mails with additional work to practice- helpful videos and websites. I highly recommend her."
Katerina
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Wonderful and engaging lessons.Highly recommend Mrs.Tessier!"
Rubi
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"In preparation for a trip to France, and not knowing any French at all, I started taking French lessons from Isabelle several months ago. She has helped me a lot with pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary. She is an excellent teacher."
Theo
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Calm, easy-going approach makes learning fun and pleasant. We appreciate ROULA's flexibility with her time and schedule. HIGHLY-RECOMMENDED teacher"
ADEOLA
Took French lessons from Roula F.
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"It was probably too much for my toddler. Isabel was patient and persistent, though."
Matt
Took French lessons from Isabel S.
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"thank you so much for improving my French. It is important for my studies. Thank you!"
Robin
Took French lessons from Jonathan "JC" C.
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"J'ai très bien appris. Awesome teacher, I would definitely recommend her!"
Marilyn
Took French lessons from Meriem B.
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