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Elise H.

7 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elise H.

7 Reviews
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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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jessica
Elise is a great teacher! So enthusiastic and patient. She worked with my learning style and created great interactive lessons each session! Would definitely study with her again!
Jeanette Wilks
Elise is an encouraging, enthusiastic and real person with a massive heart for the people she teach. Every time I have been around her I have walked away more empowered and inspired to keep moving forward. I can highly recommend her.
Stephen
Elise is a knowledgeable, professional, ethical, engaged, and helpful tutor. She has been especially helpful in the complexities of learning a new language and made sure I really understood complex grammatical rules and how to apply them. She is also personable, warm, kind, inviting, and really cares about her student's progress.

She was on time, well prepared and engaged in all our meetings. I learned a lot. So far she has been the best German tutor I have had. Cannot recommend Elise enough for language lessons!
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Marjan Z.

24 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Farsi, French
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marjan Z.

24 Reviews
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I'm teaching French for almost 10 years and I'll be happy to help you learning this lovely language.

About Marjan

Hello everybody, My name is Marjan. I am a qualified French Teacher and Tutor. I have a bachelor's degree in French and a Master's degree in French Literature. I have several years experience teaching and tutoring French to many age groups from children to adults. Whether you are currently s

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Jim H.
I had an absolutely wonderful time learning with Marjan. Very good teacher and great personality.
Esha
It was very well taught and she made sure I understood what I learned. Totally recommend!!!
Asheir G.
She is a great teacher. She is focused on whatever you do to make sure you know the concept. She will even give you extra sources. She wants all her students to do the best!
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Katrina Z.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2015
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Katrina Z.

16 Reviews
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Bonjour! Are you looking to pick up a new language? Want to brush up on a few of the basics? French is one of the most beautiful languages to speak. I will help you with grammar, accent, vocabulary, and conversation. Through it all, we will have a great time learning this wonderful language! À bientot.

About Katrina

Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending one of the nation's top most prestigious universities, I am extremely capable of tutoring most subjects. Additionally, I am a singer/songwriter and a fluent French speaker. I am passionate about music and have been

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Doris H.
We finished our first set of singing lessons. Katrina has a very efficient and organized methodology in her lessons. Also very caring and supportive. An excellent teacher! Highly recommend!
Doris H.
My 4 year old daughter is taking french lesson with Miss Katrina. Violet says she likes her and that she wants to continue learning french. I'm excited because that is my goal for Violet. Thank you!
Matt D.
She's teaching me different styles of music not that I'm not used to, which is helping my voice get better and better!
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Claire G.

81 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Claire G.

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I was born and raised in Nice, France. I arrived in the United States in 2010, to study music in California. I just received my doctorate from the University of Miami.

I have taught French to foreign people in France since I was 18 years old (my mother has been doing that for over 30 years now) and since I arrived here to adults and students. I was also a French tutor during my Bachelor, Master and Doctorate programs.

Through private lessons I can help you get ready for exams and midterms, help you improve your french or just offer you to have a conversation with a native speaker. I love my culture and would love to share it with you if you are interested.

About Claire

Hello, my name is Claire and I am originally from Nice in the South of France. I moved to the United States in August 2010 to study music at the University level and just graduated in May 2020 with a Doctorate in Music. On Takelessons, I teach both Music and French. I have the experience of te

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Ramon L.
The teacher shall be more assertive, otherwise she is very proficient.
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Robert
Je suis très satisfaite de ma leçon avec Claire. Elle reconnaît tout de suite mes objectifs et me donne un moyen de les atteindre. Elle est très professionnelle et compétente. De plus, elle connaît la langue française comme une vraie Française, ce qui est très important pour moi.
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Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
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Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
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Bonjour! I was born and raised in France. Several of my students have learnt and practiced French with me for 5+ years. I focus on your very needs, either using your methodology, or any other. I can recommend at least one 45 to 60-minute lesson per week; or two 30-minute lessons per week. I suggest websites and books. I provide complementary support to Rosetta Stone and various foreign language learning apps such as Babbel or Duolingo.

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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Gina G.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gina G.

17 Reviews
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Gina has a BA and MA in French language and literature. She is very active member of the Alliance Française of Charleston, participating in French conversation groups, French book and film clubs and other activities to promote the French language and culture. Gina has traveled and continues to travel frequently throughout France, Belgium and French-speaking Canada. She has been tutoring and teaching French since 1990 and loves to share her passion for the French language.

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My name is Gina and I am a professional linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. In addition, I am a Chartered Linguist, MCIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a professional organization (UK- based) for translators, interpreters and language professionals.

I work as an interpreter (medical, psychiatric, and general /conference interpretation).

I do freelance translation work and am currently doing translation ...

About Gina

Buongiorno! Bom dia! Buenos dias! Bonjour! My name is Gina and I am a professional linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. In addition, I am a Chartered Linguist, MCIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a professional organization (UK- based) for tra

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Kirk R.
Great first lesson
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selma Gibby
I give Gina a 5 star because it doesn't have a 10. She is awesome, smart, fun, and caring. I take Spanish and makes so much easier because she also speaks fluent Portuguese (my native language), and she can explain the difference between both language. I highly recommend Gina :)

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"Sophie has been really good with my girl."
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Took French lessons from Sophie D.
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"Jean-Luc gave me exactly what I was hoping for. He was patient, kind, and informative. I learned a great deal in this first lesson."
Judith
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Evelyne is a gem, and her enthusiasm is contagious! She breaks down a problem into a way that is easily understandable. I especially love the audio files she sends after the lessons to reinforce your learning. I am so thankful to learn from one of the best, and I am excited to continue taking lessons with her!"
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Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"Roman is fantastic to work with-- he "hacks" grammar rules, he presents the information in a challanging, yet fun way. He's always punctual and is flexible with diverse schedules. If you're considering learning a new language, Roman is well worth the investment."
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Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"I have been taught French by Fabrice for over a year. After trying several different ways and programs to learn French over the past 4 years, I now know how valuable a good teacher in a foreign language is. I chose Fabrice on purpose because he is French and has a French accent that is easy to understand. He is awesome! Fabrice is always meeting my need where it is with written, spoken, and visual aids along with tips and shortcuts where appropriate. He is very astute at assessing my weaknesses and building on my strengths and always patient. I am not only learning the language, I am learning the culture. Fabrice is highly recommended!"
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Took French lessons from Fabrice K.
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"The best tutor you can ask for. I really enjoy taking classes with Mélody . She is really professional, kind and patient. If you want to learn French and you are looking for someone who really wants to help you out - Mélody is the one."
Tina
Took French lessons from Melody S.
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""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."
Brian
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Roman is a great teacher and continues to help me advance in my French learning. He designed my lessons to suit my goals and always has a plan for each lesson. I feel comfortable speaking in French with him even though in the beginning I was scared to make mistakes. Roman is patient and kind and helps me work through my challenges. I finish each lesson with a sense of accomplishment. Merci, Roman!"
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Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"I am extremely glad that I signed up for online lessons with Roman. After studying 5 sessions with Roman, I feel confident that I am on my way to learning French. I can speak a little French and also form basic sentences with the correct grammar. The pace of the class is also good. Learning a language as an adult has its own challenges. Roman is patient and as an excellent instructor does not make you feel uncomfortable during the learning process. If you have doubts whether you can learn French online with Roman , I hope this review helps you in making a better decision."
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"He is very clear and patient. He is a wonderful instructor."
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