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Bettina S.

76 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Swedish, French, Hebrew, English
  • Awarded Kolot BiK'dushah from Women's League for Conservative Judaism
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Bettina S.

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I am a seasoned language teacher, of both adults and children. Making languages come alive through interesting anecdotes, songs, and stories, is my specialty. My schooling, from age four to 14, was 100% in French. Boy, did those nuns drill us in grammar!

About Bettina

I grew up in Sweden, speaking Swedish at home, but going to French school. At age four, I was immersed in a French environment, and had to sink or swim. I swam! In my late teens, my family moved to Israel, so I became fluent in Hebrew as well. I understand a lot about the language acquisition proces

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Bettina is a superb teacher. She is kind, knowledgeable,
and very patient with me. I highly recommend her.
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Claire G.

78 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Master of Music from California State University Fullerton
  • Teaching since 2010
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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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Pamela
She is a native french speaker. She is well organized and responsive - easy to learn from!
Bryn
I have been taking lessons with Claire for several months now, and I have been really enjoying them. She is very professional, very welcoming, and has really helped me improve my French. I highly recommend her!
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Zach M.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks english, french
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Zach M.

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Born and raised in Paris , France to a french mother and an american father. Teaching french is a true passion and joy.

My classes are fun and if you want to work with a real teacher who can design a class just for you, I am the teacher you are looking for!

Whatever your goals are with French, I can help you get there!
Get in touch any time to tell me about your goals.

Wether you , your spouse or kids would like to learn french, I adapt my classes to everyone's needs and goals.

-"HELP , I'm going to France soon , I need some basic things to say"
No problem !

-"I would like to be able to read books in french and have a conversation."
Sure thing !

-"Can I be fluent in less than a year?"
Yes you can if you're ready to work hard and have fun !

Whatever your reason is : you found the right person ! :)

I can help you with :

• Pronunciation ( so that nobody will answer you in English )
• What to know if you go to France soon ( so that you can know a ...

About Zach

"I don't have much time but I'd like to learn french , is it possible ?" - Oui ! Bonjour everyone , my name is Zach. I was born and raised in Paris, France. I graduated from "Jean-Monnet European High-school" in France where I specialized in English and French Literature. I moved to t

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David Z.
Zach is wonderful. He establishes a great repore among student and teacher. He strikes an excellent balance between instructing and letting you learn on your own. He celebrates your small accomplishments and ensures you understand the concepts, pronunciation, material and more before moving on to new material.

He is great!!! Merci Beucoup Zach
Emily
Zach is enthusiastic and makes the lessons interesting and fun. He has a unique way of teaching which is refreshing after trying to learn classroom French for years.
Greg T.
Zach is AWESOME! I love his sense of humor, laissez-faire attitude (tres Francis!) his punctuality, and his deftness. He is special and a joy to interface with. Looking forward to more sessions together and becoming fluent!
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Lillian B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded John Van der Poel Award for French Translation from Rutgers University
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Lillian B.

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Would you like your kids to speak brilliant French? Are you preparing for the AP French exam? Trying to master conjugation, or get more comfortable in conversation? Maybe you want to dust up your college French for a new job interview? I'd love to help you improve your language skills, no matter whether you're a complete beginner or an advanced student.

About Lillian

I'm a creative and approachable teacher whose first goal is encouraging my students to achieve excellence. Teaching has always been an integral part of my life and my favorite way to learn more about the things I love. In my free time, I enjoy hiking, theatre, and reading.

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Grace
My mother grace had a wonderful experience with Lillian! She was kind, patient and supportive!
Luc
Lillian helped my 7th grade son prepare for his French final. She is smart, reliable and pleasant. Best of all...my son found her helpful. We will call on her again.
Lucas
Lillian was right on time, spent time learning about the kids, and worked with them beautifully. The kids thoroughly enjoyed working with her.
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Nicola R.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Master of Arts from Sorbonne-Nouvelle University, Paris, France
  • Awarded Senior French Prize from Columbia University
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Nicola R.

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I will lead you through all levels of French (grammar, vocabulary, conversation, culture and more - you tell me what you want to work on!).

I will use such learning tools as French comics, TV, commercials, books and more - everyday entertainment you would see around France!

I place the highest priority on what YOU want to learn, so please be very specific in telling me what you're after and we'll work together to create your curriculum.

About Nicola

Hi everyone! I'm Nicola, and I teach both French and acting. I've been teaching French since 2011 and acting since 2013. I have my bachelor's degree in French from Columbia University and my master's degree in the history of theatre from the Sorbonne-Nouvelle University in France. I teach a few d

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Laurel
I have been working with Nicola for the past 4 months and I would highly recommend her for anyone that is completely new to the French language. She is very flexible and willing to design the lesson to meet your goals. Nicola has a way of making learning a new language interesting, fun and non-intimidating. I have done both in-person and online lessons with Nicola and I find that both are equally as effective. I would highly recommend her for anyone looking for a French tutor.
Angela
Nicola has been tutoring my daughter in 7th grade French. She’s wonderful, speaks like a native, and is very reliable. My daughter’s French grade has improved dramatically! We are very happy with her, and highly recommend her to all.
Cipriana C.
We've only had one lesson but Nicola is smart and great at explaining as she goes. I'm an adult and love her teaching style, and I could also see her being great with kids!
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Roula F.

59 Reviews
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Starting at $36
  • Speaks Spanish, Arabic, French, English
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Masters in Business Education from RMU
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Roula F.

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I will tailor my lessons to each student's need, French is one of my native languages and I am certified to teach it K-12. I am a full time French teacher at Slippery rock Area High School and available to teach online after school and weekends.

About Roula

I am certified in Arabic, French and BCIT ( Business. Computer and Technology) and taught all 3 in the Mount Lebanon School district in Pittsburgh, PA for 8 years before becoming the full time French Teacher at the SlipperyRock Area High School starting in August 2017, my current employment. After

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Kathryn Raphael
She is always very helpful, attentive, kind, and makes learning fun and memorable!!
Alissar
Roula is a one of a kind instructor! It also doesn't hurt that she is funny and makes you laugh. She is detail oriented and able to adapt to your way of learning.

I appreciate that she proactively checks in to make sure her style of teaching is working for you and adjusts accordingly.

It was very difficult for me to find an instructor who is certified to teach AND who also specializes in teaching Arabic spoken in the Levant and Lebanon. If you are also looking for this particular specialty, Roula is the instructor you need.

Thank you Roula!
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"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."
Don
Took French lessons from Diane C.
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"I am happy to have him and he help out"
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Took French lessons from Ghislain G.
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"You won't realize you are learning - challenging and fun!!!!!

I have been working with Phillipe for almost two months. I started with a good command of the langague but needed to improve my fluency for my job. Prior to Phillipe I was completely stressed out with learning French and feeling like I would not succeed. He immediately put all those thoughts to rest, made learning fun, and took the time to understand my goals and how I learn best. He adapted his style to meet them. He made everyday fun and interesting engaging in lively debates and raising my speaking and comprehension levels without me even realizing it. He as a vast library of on-line resources that were great supplements. In two months my fluency increased dramatically, he really took me to the level I need.

Phillipe deserves high praise."
Randy
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Great Instructor. I have learned so much already."
Kris
Took French lessons from David M.
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"more network next time :)"
Alex
Took French lessons from Viktor R.
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"Solange is amazing as an instructor. As a native speaker she understands text book French as well as slang. She provides several options for ways to express a thought. She is easy to talk to and time passes so quickly. Definitely the best French teach I have had and I have had many."
J. C.
Took French lessons from Solange T.
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"Great experience. David starts with the basics with great tips. I enjoyed my first lesson very much and look forward to learning from him. He made it fun and understandable."
Martha
Took French lessons from David M.
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"Once we returned to the US after living in France for several years, we knew we needed a tutor for our young daughter to maintain and expand her hard-earned proficiency in French. We have been with Isabelle for three years now. She continues to teach and challenge our growing daughter. One of positive aspects of the online environment is that oftentimes the lessons can continue when we travel. Merci Isabelle! xx"
Karen
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Marie is an amazing teacher! She's patient, thorough and makes learning fun!"
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Took French lessons from Marie A K.
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"Wonderful lesson today!"
Rubi
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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