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About Morgan M.

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Sisters, OR

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I hold a Bachelors in French and have been teaching since 2009. I spent a year attending a French university and lived with a local family. I also hold a minor in Spanish and completed an identical year in Madrid, living with a family and attending a Spanish school. I specialize in dialect coaching, but I love working with all levels!

About Morgan
Whether your goals are to learn the basics before a vacation or to ace your next test, I can help! With degrees in French, Spanish and Communication, I am well experienced in the language learning process and love to help others take their next steps, wherever they may be. I've lived and studied abroad in Spain and France, for a year each, allowing me to bring valuable context to our lessons.
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TM April 29, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Always a great lesson with Morgan. He’s very through and patient!
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Greg H. April 5, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Morgan is a great teacher. If you want to learn Spanish, I highly recommend that you select Morgan as your teacher.

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Jeff M. April 28, 2014
· French ·
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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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About Alex B.

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Je ne parler Français tres bien? Learn French in 3 months using the 12 simple rules that make the process as efficient as it can get.

About Alex
Self-taught multi-instrument musician and DJ/Producer, Alex B. built his talent on his home piano listening to his father's compositions. He had the chance to be surrounded by a home music studio with several electronic instruments and software. A fascinating world to a young boy.

He won an international competition of piano played by ear from David Sides Playground Sessions when he was 13 years old.

Alex started giving piano improvisation and Djing lessons since 2012, and has been having very positive feedback from his students. He uses his experience and passion in his syllabus in order to make it an intuitive and fun course. His motto is : "Play to learn, learn to Play"

Alex is currently an official blogger at Arturia and produces music videos demonstrating their products.
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Lexi (. March 2, 2018
· Piano · In studio
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.
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Cheryl Brown October 3, 2017
· Piano · In studio
Alex was awesome, exciting to be his student...
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Kristina P. September 14, 2017
· Music Recording · Online
Very good so far I learned a lot in just 45 minutes , see you at the next class Alex!
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About Diane C.

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French is my second language, but 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 private lessons.

About Diane
Bonjour! Hello! Hallo!

I have been teaching on and off for many years, usually on a one-to-one basis; I taught teenagers and adults. 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 grammar (very important in French), vocabulary, conversation, reading, and translation in every lesson, and show how important each component is to the whole. I am overjoyed when my students start conversing without need for translation - even if there are errors!

My graduate educational background is in architecture, followed by an MBA in finance. My mother tongue is English; but I learned French at the age of nine when I attended my first French school. I have a French high s
chool diploma (Baccalauréat) and architecture degree, and I am certified to grade French exams from A1 through C1 (university level). Currently I teach after-school, coordinate a museum visit program (en français) and manage a French exam center.
I also attended high school in Germany, in a German high school, for several years, so I am fluent and am now also teaching. Learning languages was a necessity in my childhood. I love to learn, even if by adulthood, it is more difficult to become fluent in a new language. I think the fact of being a lifelong learner helps me better understand my students' needs.

As an avid reader since childhood, my spelling has always been excellent, and I worked as a proofreader. I look forward to helping my students reach their language goals.
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Don H. March 25, 2019
· French · Online
Once again, Diane has proven an exceptionally effective French instructor. She is conversant in American idioms and offers the French equivalents with ease. I am in awe of her ability to motivate and instruct.
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Jimmy T. February 10, 2019
· French · Online
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Bergen January 26, 2019
· French · In studio
Diane is very professional. I had my first class with her and she carefully accessed my level before she decided what area I should be focused on next. Highly recommended.
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About Amanda C.

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Gainesville, FL
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Hey there! I'm Amanda! Let's work together on your goals towards learning French! Unlike everyone else listed here, I am not a language teacher, I am a language COACH. It's 2018; let's learn languages like it's the 21st century! As a PhD candidate at the University of Florida studying Linguistics, I have studied all the best ways to learn a language and would love to share my passion with you!

As your coach, I'll help you focus on your goals and hold you accountable for accomplishing them. I promote student agency and will help you to make your own choices about your own learning; this way each lesson fits your individual needs and differences. As your own language and success coach, we will not only work together to understand the target language vocabulary and grammar, but we will also delve into the metacognitive and self-regulatory skills necessary to study quickly and efficiently, feel comfortable speaking the language, and get ahead in other areas of your life as well!

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About Amanda
Hi there! I'm Amanda!

Congratulations on starting/continuing your language journey in French! I would love to join you! I'm a PhD student at the University of Florida studying Linguistics with a specialization in Second Language Acquisition (aka the best ways to learn languages)!!! Different, from the other individuals listed here, I am not a language teacher, I am a language COACH. It's time to learn a language like it's the 21st century! Let's work together to reach your goals!

What is a language coach?

As a language coach, I enable students to focus on their goals and hold them accountable for accomplishing them. I promote student agency and allow students to make choices about their own learning; this way each lesson fits their individual needs and differences. As your own language and success coach, we will not only work t
ogether to understand the target language vocabulary and grammar, but we will also delve into the metacognitive and self-regulatory skills necessary to study quickly and efficiently, feel comfortable speaking the language, and get ahead in other areas of your life as well!

My mission for each lesson is to provide a language learning experience unique in its approach to incorporate strategy instruction including reducing foreign language anxiety, building agency, and developing self-regulated learning skills. My coaching objective is to help learners reach their second language goals through not only language teaching, but student empowerment as well. I aim to help students realize and build their own agency, resulting in a self-actualized, relaxed, and engaged learning environment. Through this one-of-a-kind coaching method, success is having my students end each tutoring session feeling positive, and eventually ending tutoring sessions all together knowing that they are competent, intelligible, and composed speakers of the target language.

I have been a language instructor and coach since 2009 teaching children English in France through the TAPIF program. I have taught/coached undergraduates French at both the Ohio University (where I earned my BA and MA in French) and the University of Florida (where I am earning my PhD in Linguistics). Further, I have taught English as a Second Language at the University of Florida as well as Santa Fe College.

As a researcher, I have focused my life's work and dissertation on the topic of lowering Foreign Language Anxiety in foreign language learners. Foreign Language Anxiety is often cited as the number 1 correlation to achievement in acquiring the target language. Do you get nervous when you attempt to speak the language that you've learned? Are you scared what others are going to think of you? Do you have perfectionist tendencies? Well, helping you manage Foreign Language Anxiety while learning French would be exactly my skill set!

While I am a seasoned, SLAT (Second Language Acquisition and Teaching) certified instructor and am able to teach at the university level, tutoring is my true passion. I began tutoring in 2008 at Ohio University and I have not stopped since. My youngest tutee was 4 years old and my oldest tutee, who is still working with me, is 72 years old. I can cater to all ages, language levels, individual differences, objectives and goals, attitudes, and motivation levels. Send me a message with any questions that you have, and we can chat and set some goals for your language learning journey.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you in any way possible in the world of French or ESL! Talk to you soon! :)
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Navaida February 23, 2019
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I felt at ease in my first class I think it was good.
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Mohammed A. January 14, 2019
· Language · Online
Energetic and fun! Very knowledgeable and knows what she is doing and what is best for you to learn and how to introduce it to you.
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Tammie T. December 15, 2018
· French · Online
I thoroughly enjoyed my first lesson and look forward to many more!!!!!
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About Isabel L.

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that my classes are different, are based on each student needs and requirements

About Isabel
I love teaching, but I hate boring classes, so I always try to do different things to get the goal, which is learning. I also try to keep focus in what the student wants with class, be able to communicate, or improve grammar, writting, everyone is different, learn different and also want different things.
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Brynne May 7, 2019
· French · In studio
I had a really good time! Can't wait for the next one.
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Aga April 25, 2019
· Italian · Online
Isabel is great, looking forward to many more lessons!
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Dee H. April 7, 2019
· French · Online
Isabel was very kind and a very engaged instructor. We are looking forward to additional lessons.
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About Jacqueline G.

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Menlo Park, CA
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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 all aspects of French including grammar, conversation, vocabulary, and overall fluency.

When it comes to learning French, I believe that speaking experience is just as important as learning grammar and vocabulary. I emphasize speaking skills and give students the opportunity to practice this throughout my lessons. For students who need help with grammar (one of the trickiest things to learn in French!), I use my experience both as a student and teacher to simplify difficult concepts.
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Jacqueline G.

Menlo Park, CA 94025
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About Fiona N.

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Ridgewood, NY
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I’m a highly motivated and organized professional with experience as a French tutor for adults and children. I’ve taught in different structures in New York and I have gained experience over the years with the method I use. I’m focusing on oral practise as it is the best way to get immersed and also because beginners tend to imitate what they hear. I also think learning French can’t be achieved properly without a strong understanding of the grammar. Therefore, focusing on exercises is very important and help students understand the structure of the language. I think learning a new language is a rich experience as it gives you new paradigmes and visions carried by the language. As much as learning a new language is hard and could be painful and seen after a few classes as pointless by new beginners, the playful dimension is very important to keep the students motivated.
Over the years, I’ve also noticed that students want to focus on French culture and not only exercises from books and

About Fiona
Fiona is a writer and teacher who often brings an anthropological perspective to her work. Fiona teaches french for different clients and companies, translates and writes fiction. She earned a BFA from L’École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts de Paris-Cergy and from Concordia University, Montreal. Léa also studied anthropology at the university of Jean Jaurès in Toulouse, France. She has lived in France and California and for the last seven years has made New York her home. In her spare time she is writing her first novel “Il Pleut des Cendres” which concerns the hazelnut revolution and women's conditions during the Neolithic era in Europe.
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About Nadia D.

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because learning for me is a way to enrich oneself. so, I do it with interest and respect for each other's rhythm. my method is both flexible and very constructive. my interpersonal experience with people of all ages leads me to admire the speed at which people can learn with my method

About Nadia
This is great! I am thrilled to teach! This is a class where you will not just learn, but learn with class!
The reason I'm a such a great teacher I'm French is beacause I truly love and have a great passion for this Beautiful language i the Vocabulary, and grammar that I will teach you is extraordinary. And sought After.
I also have a Bachelor's in political science and early teaching techniques.
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About Elisabeth S.

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I love making language acquisition relaxed, fun and easy and will tailor how I teach you, to how YOU want to learn! I love the French language, culture, people and country so much that I want to spread the joie de vivre and and pleasure of learning to communicate in this beautiful language. I have a BA in French as well as K-12 Teaching Certification. As English is my first language, and I am fluent in French, I understand what it is to learn as an english speaker and can assist from that perspective. I've taught in the French National Educational School system abroad, led bicycle and wine tours all over France, taught K-12 French in American Public Schools, taught immersion programs in the US, and had my own private French teaching program called L'APRES-MIDI FRANCAIS where we learned through play, conversation, or formal lessons ... a la carte. Come learn to speak French - you'll love the language and the process too!

About Elisabeth
Salut!
I would love to have the opportunity to improve your French language skills, whether for your next trip, to help your children get more out of their French class, or as a challenge / brain gym.
I have a degree in French as well as teaching. But more importantly, I have lived in France and worked with French colleagues over a 30 year period and many varied applications. I've also worked with students, teaching French, from 3 to 73 years old in loads of learning settings and preferred learning styles. Please feel free to all or text with any questions or to talk about a personalized program.
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Sally March 25, 2019
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Elisabeth is a great French teacher; very competent and so encouraging and supportive they her students
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