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Jacqueline G.

2 Reviews
Menlo Park, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks French
  • French, Economics from Tufts University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

chloe M.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks italian, English, french
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Master Degree - Cello Performance from Mcgill University
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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 ".

Diane C.

18 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French, German
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 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 basics for beginners, and then mix grammar,

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Wendy B.
Diane has a great French accent and shares her teaching skills effectively. I would highly recommend her for all levels. We have read books and seen movies in French. Her world view and experience adds a lot. Vraiment!
Pierce
Diane is a great German teacher! She always provides additional resources to delve into the subtleties of a translation or specific grammatical constructions and uses a variety of different books/activities so that the exercises never get boring.
Don H.
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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Max S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Italian, French, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Max S.

3 Reviews
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Hello, my name is Max, and I would love to teach you French. I have a great passion for romance languages, and I have devoted a large percentage of that time studying French. I took many French classes during my time at university and I have studied French 1-4 and some upper level French classes. I know the language and grammar well, and I would love to teach you. I have taught French in a middle school, elementary school, and privately at all levels so I know how to teach according to your level. Thanks for taking the time to read my profile and I wish you luck with your studies in the future!

About Max

Hello, my name is Max, and I would love to help you out with your tutoring needs. I graduated from the University of South Florida where I studied double bass, music theory, and romance languages. I have a great passion for these arts, and I have spent many years perfecting them. I have many years

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Julius K.
Adapted the lesson to my skill level. That's always a good sign.
Sarah M.
Max has been a stellar double bass tutor for my son. He caught on right away how to work with him and improve his playing, technique and music theory. You can really tell he has a passion for music (especially the double bass) and teaching. Will continue to have my son study under him :)
Jonathan R.
Max was very helpful as a teacher. He gave me a lot of good insight into picking the bass for bluegrass music. I've been primarily playing bowed music. I plan to continue my lessons with him.

Dounia B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dounia B.

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Teaching French language and culture is one of my biggest passion. It helps me allow students discover new life-changing possibilities through language, learning, and travel. French is along English one of the most spoken languages in the world !

About Dounia

Hi my name is Dounia and I’m a very passionate French teacher. I love the language of Molière and Balzac and be so happy to share with you my knowledge!

Alyse A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Alyse A.

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I been teaching English and French for 10 years now. I began learning in high school so I understand the challenges English speakers and others face learning the language. I studied English and French at Vanderbilt University in the USA. I have lived and worked in France for a total of 2.5 years. My students have ranged from 5 to 60 years of age. I have been able to learn what techniques help with pronunciation and as memory aids for those learning later in life. I still speak French on a daily basis. I have also visited other French speaking countries and can help learners embrace their aspirations and navigate new places.

About Alyse

Bonjour tous le monde. ( Hi everyone.) Je m’appele Alyse. Il me ferait plaisir de vous aider à apprendre une nouvelle langue. (My name is Alyse and I would love to help you learn a new language.) J’ai étudié l’anglais et le français à l’universit de Vanderbilt aux états unis. Au total, j’ai passé

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Average Cost of French Lessons in San Mateo, CA

The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in San Mateo is $56. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $117 per hour.
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"Evelyne is a superb French teacher. She is knowledgeable, patient, enthusiastic and a pleasure to know and to take French lessons from, either in person or online (I have done both and will continue to do so.) Robert C."
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Took French lessons from Evelyne M.
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"Wonderful teacher! He has a positive attitude and excellent language skills. Bravo!"
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Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"Great native speaker, friendly, excellent with children, prompt and encouraging."
Aidan & Rory
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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"I like learning French and Jean-Luc is patient and repeats things for me as needed. He provides a good mix of vocab and conjugation in our lessons and I am excited to continue to learn."
Allison
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Tania is being a great tutor. My interest is to brush up my French after 10 years w/o any practice - focused on conversation. I am really appreciating the classes with her. She brings the right balance correcting what is needed but with encouragement and positiveness to keep you confident and engaged."
Marcio
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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"David teaches my 5 year old daughter, and I can tell that he is a father by the patience, humor and playfulness that he displays.

He is engaging, thoughtful and effective, my daughter spends time after each lesson practicing what she learned because David makes it fun for her."
Madison
Took French lessons from David M.
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"Isabel is great I am travelling to France in the next few weeks and I was reinforcing how i speak it. She really knows her business when it comes to the accents in French. I am very happy with her lessons."
Tony
Took French lessons from Isabel S.
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"I have been taking French lessons with Meriem for about a month now and have really been enjoying it! Meriem is friendly and patient and comes prepared to every lesson with what we'll be learning that day. She has recommendations of how to continue practicing while we're not having a lesson and has some great ways to learn some tricky things to remember. I highly recommend her!"
Meg
Took French lessons from Meriem B.
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"Very adaptable, and patient teacher"
Sam
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"I have been taking French lessons with Isabelle for more than 6 months. I have learned a lot! Isabelle is very patient and flexible about the learning methods; I highly recommend her!"
Lingyi
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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