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Tania B.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Greek, Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 2014
  • apprentice of administrative clerk from CPLN, professional center of Neuchâtel coast - Switzerland
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Tania B.

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I've been teaching french for about 6 years 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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Lila R.
Lila is loving her French lesson-Tania is patient, kind and explains things really well.
Lesley G.
I really loved my french lessons with Tania! She was such a huge help and kept me inspired and motivated to work harder at french. Unfortunately I had to focus on school so I'm taking a break but I will be back soon with Tania!
Gethin
Amazing teacher! They helped me catch up with my highschool french class and get a more concrete understanding of french.
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Jean-Luc B.

117 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Jean-Luc B.

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My Course for Beginner is designed for students who wish to learn basic grammar, common vocabulary, numbers, the time of day, days of the week and more. The class largely stresses conversation and comprehension with a moderate emphasis on reading and writing. The student will also be exposed to French and Francophone culture.
My Course for Intermediate and Advanced will improve your ability to comprehend, converse and write in French. Increase vocabulary and expand your grammar, conversations.

About Jean-Luc

Dear Learners My name is Jean-Luc, I am from the Loire Valley in France and have broad experience in teaching French at various levels (beginners to AP French, DELF and DALF) for numerous years. Based on the belief that a better world for all can be achieved through better communication, my missi

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Jasmine A.
Great lesson!
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Anita U.
Jean-Luc is wonderful. He is patient and understanding. I have been taking lessons with him for about 8 months now, and I do not plan to stop.

Clifford K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, German, Romanian, Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Awarded Leadership Award for Y2K Project Successful Completion, ahead of schedule from NASA/JPL
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Clifford K.

7 Reviews
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Solid formal education and some practical experiences

About Clifford

****Dr Cliff requires that you contact him through the Ask-A-Question feature prior to booking lessons with him. Please be sure to provide him with the following: -Location -Age -Subject -Skill Level -Goals -Schedule request. 'Dr. Cliff,' a part-time college/university professor, t

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Michael
Great experience, very through, prompt with providing resources. Clifford is enthusiastic about teaching and went above and beyond to help me learn. Highly recommend!
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Beth
Dr. Cliff was great! He was patient, thorough, and kind. He even gave me a few extra minutes to be sure the material was covered completely. Highly recommended!

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Jonathan G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Ph.D., Music from University of Washington (Seattle)
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Jonathan G.

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I have taught beginning French in a classroom setting and beginning and intermediate French in a tutoring setting. During my time as a graduate student, I worked abroad for several months in France.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
Jordan
Jordan really enjoyed his first lesson. Jonathan validated for him that the daily work he is putting in is helpful and gave him small steps to go forward with.
Catalina
Great first lesson! Friendly, and very easy to follow. Looking forward to our next lesson.
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Emily H.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, German, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Emily H.

25 Reviews
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I have studied French at the university level in both France and Switzerland, having completed university programs at the CEFR C1 level (Advanced) in both places. I have both taught in French and given many French lessons. I would be happy to share my French knowledge with you and get you well on your way towards conversational French!

About Emily

Are you looking to brush up your English skills or try your hand at learning French or German? I would be delighted to help you find your way in navigating these tricky languages. Allow me to tell you about myself. I am a certified and experienced ESL teacher who has traveled the globe and share

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Darian McIntosh
Emily is very knowledgeable about the roots of languages. Her expertise in linguistics has really helped me to understand concepts I previously had a hard time with. She is super patient with me and I am very happy to have her as my tutor!
Daniel C.
Emily's great! I'm learning French and German--she speaks both like a native! And she said she'd create a personalized lesson plan to help me reach my goals of learning both.
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Hanane B.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Hanane B.

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I am a native french speaker who's been studying and working in french for over 30 years. Not only I have a good exposure to the french language through my professional experience but I am also familiar with french in a school setting. I helped my three kids with their homework throughout middle school and high school. I also volunteered to teach french classes to kids who needed help but couldn't afford it. I enjoy preparing lessons which I customize based on what each student needs focusing on perfecting strengths and improving weaknesses. My teaching method mainly involves patience and encouragement. I will make sure to go over the concepts as many time as needed as well as push you to expand your learning.

About Hanane

I have been working in the travel business for over than 30 years, traveled around the world and met lots of nice people with great stories that I can share with you. French is the most romantic language with poetry, fashion, cooking and much more. I cook French and speak French with my kids. Frenc

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Average Cost of French Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in San Jose is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $175 per hour.
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"Thank you, Jean-Luc. My daughter Ellie loves your class! Looking forward to seeing you next Monday."
April
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Needed it to refresh my school french. Evelyne was a great help. She helped me reach my goals, is very accurate. It is a pleasure to recommend her as a French teacher."
Arielle
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"Happy to recommend Mario, teacher and tutor"
James
Took French lessons from Mario D.
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"Lessons with Philippe are a true pleasure. He is well-read, articulate, and funny. He takes the time to get to know his students and focuses the lessons around conversations and areas of interest. I have experienced immense improvement to my vocabulary and grammar, as well as in my confidence to speak and "think in French." I most appreciate that Philippe is not shy about providing useful feedback or recognizing hard work and improvement. Would highly recommend."
Brian
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Evelyne is engaging and delightful. She looks for ways to customize the lessons to suit individual abilities and interests."
Lindsey
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"I love working with Aliaksandra! She's personable, upbeat, but also very thorough and responsible. She's great!"
Raquel
Took French lessons from Aliaksandra P.
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"Loren taught French to my eight year old daughter. My daughter picked up basic vocabulary just in three months and she enjoyed the lessons so much. Loren taught French using songs and some fun activities making it interesting for the child. Loren is a very kind and patient teacher."
Vijay
Took French lessons from Loren P.
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"The best teacher I've ever had! Very patient and makes you feel confident to keep practicing and learning! Merci Isabelle!! 5 STARS."
Noelle
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Great learning environment."
Rubi
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Evelyne is an amazing French teacher! I am learning so much with her and have only had two lessons! What amazes me most about Evelyne is the time she spends preparing for and tailoring each lesson to my needs. Without a doubt, I would recommend Evelyne if you want to learn and master French!"
Andrea
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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French Lessons in San Jose

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Taking French lessons in San Jose? Language exchanges and cultural events can supplement what you’re learning with your private instructor. And San Jose, as the linguistically diverse city that it is, has plenty of opportunities to help you improve your linguistic and cultural knowledge!

1) The Alliance Française Silicon Valley hosts cultural events and classes to promote French language and culture. The San Jose branch is one of over 100 branches with similar programs all over the world. Their events include French films, an annual French fair, periodic conferences relating to French culture, and a festival of French classical music. They also offer an annual French language contest for local high school seniors. Visit their we

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bsite at http://www.afscv.org for more information. And if you ever have to move, look them up to see if they have a branch in your new home! They just might.

2) For regular opportunities in French conversation, check out the Silicon Valley French Language Group, which organizes via their Meetup page here: http://www.meetup.com/Silicon-French-Language-Valley. They have a regular monthly meeting, and sometimes organize a few other events, as well.

3) The Menlo Park Conversation Group, similar in concept to the Silicon Valley French Language Group, provides opportunities via its weekly conversation Meetup. Members meet to speak French at a local cafe, announced on their Meetup page. (Historically, it's often in the same location each time.) Check out their page here: http://www.meetup.com/Silicon-French-Language-Valley.

4) The French Film Club of Palo Alto, in conjunction with the Alliance Française of San Jose, views recently produced French films on a regular basis – usually about once per month. Attending their films is a good way to stay up to date on the French movie scene and to expose yourself to more French. They announce upcoming films on their website, in addition to past films. Films are not always rated and vary in probable ratings. Parents of younger learners may wish to check ahead of time to see if and when upcoming films are appropriate for children, and should be ready to accompany their child to the film. More information can be found on their webpage at http://www.lefrenchfilmclub.org.

5) The San Jose Public Library (https://www.sjlibrary.org), like many public libraries, sometimes hosts language groups based on demand and language lead availability. This has historically included some in French conversation. Check their main website or give them a call to find out what is available currently. If you have friends studying other relatively common languages, you may wish to recommend they try the same thing.

Visiting one outside group will often also lead to more opportunities, perhaps including hard-to-find or casually organized events and groups that are not on this list. Go immerse yourself in the surrounding culture while taking French lessons in San Jose, make some friends, and expand your knowledge of the French-speaking world!

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