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Meriem B.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Tunisian (Arabic dialect), French, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • PhD in Science from Université de Lille
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Meriem B.

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IMPORTANT FOR NEW STUDENTS: Accepting only Intermediate/advanced level (conversation class). Currently, the time slots that are available are at 9 am Central Time.

Bonjour & bienvenue!

French is my native language and whether you're a beginner or experienced French speaker, I would be happy to:
1) Teach you French from scratch,
2) Enrich your vocabulary & conversational abilities, or
3) Polish your accent to make you sound like a real French person!

---------------Frequently Asked Questions---------------

1- Are you interested in teaching beginners?

=> Of course! Actually, a lot of my students are beginners. It's fantastic to follow their progress and it's interesting to adapt the class a bit differently for each of them according to their preferences and abilities.

2- What type of lessons would you recommend?

=> For beginner or intermediate level: 60 min lessons
=> For advanced level: 30 min, 45 min or 60 min (100% conversation).
=> For kids: 45 to 60 min, depending how ...

About Meriem

I'm a native French speaker, but I do understand the joy & challenges of approaching a new language, as I also learned English, Italian and Tunisian (dialect of Arabic). I moved from France to the USA in 2011 and my main job is being a costume designer specialized in opera. I've also been teach

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Danielle K.
The first lesson with Meriem was great. I’ve been teaching myself French, and I have some pretty big gaps in basic knowledge. She did a great job helping me figure out what I need to work on. I look forward to more lessons.
Justin
I spent a couple of months having lessons with Meriem and I definitely enjoyed my time. I had some previous knowledge of French words and phrases from various online tools but I lacked the insight that an actual instructor could bring. It was extremely beneficial to talk to someone who could correct me and help me learn. I hope that I can start my lessons again soon.
Rocio S.
I loved my first lesson. Meriem encouraged me to use my French and I felt little by little more confident in the conversation. Looking forward to our next lesson.
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Pascale T.

97 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Bachelor's degree Elementary Education from University of Paris, France
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Pascale T.

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I am a native French speaker. I graduated in Education field in Paris and now live in the United States. I have been teaching 15 years in a multi-faceted environment including tuition one-on one, online, and in the classroom. I am capable of teaching at all levels from elementary school to university, using a palette of techniques leading to easy assimilation of the language by the student. I can also create specialized courses for those who have professional goals.

About Pascale

My name is Pascale. I am a native French speaker, born in Versailles. I graduated from the University of Paris with a Master’s degree in Education and now live in the United States, in Nevada. I have been teaching 20 years in a multi-faceted environment including one-on-one tuition, and in the cla

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Evelina M.
Pascale is an amazing teacher. I really enjoy my lessons.
Its great to earn from native speaker.
Evelina M.
Pascale is an amazing teacher. She is very encouraging, very patient and kind.
Her class is very engaging and useful. I like how she puts a lot of thought into how she presents her lesson. She motivates me to learn and I progress a lot since I started to take her lessons.
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Mikayla S.

98 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Mikayla S.

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Living in France for 8 years now and having completed my Master's in teaching French as a second and foreign language at l'Université de Lyon 2, I am more than capable of helping you learn a language that I have loved for years. I've been teaching French for 7 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of French culture and language! Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate like a pro! I also specialize in French phonetics so that you will be able to pronounce everything correctly.

I like to keep my lessons fun and interactive and I pull resources from many different places. Currently the books I'm using primarily in instruction are: Latitudes, Alter Ego, Tex's French Grammar, Liberté, and Supermax (for kids). I also use many online exercises, songs, videos, and articles to supplement for listening and reading exercises.

About Mikayla

Bonjour tout le monde ! (Hello everyone!) My name is Mikayla and I cannot wait to meet and teach you my favorite language and life's passion. I have been speaking French for half my life now and I have loved it since day one. I earned my Bachelors in French and Francophone Studies with a minor i

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Cora
Lovely! This was our first meeting and it felt like a more in-depth college discussion section.
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Gina G.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MA Romance Languages and Literature from University of Connecticut
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Gina G.

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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.

About Gina

Hello! I am Gina and I am a linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. I am a Chartered Linguist MCIL and ACIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists (UK). I have been teaching and tutoring foreign languages since 1990. I teach adults, college students, high

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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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Samir A.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Arabic, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
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Samir A.

7 Reviews
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I have been tutoring students and adults for almost twenty years, and I currently teach and tutor one-on-one or via skype during late afternoons, evenings and weekends. Whether you're looking for immediate French homework help or weekly tutoring, I can help you study everything from pronunciation to grammar.Typically use Bien Dit!: Holt French 1.2.3, students books, "grammar & vocabulary" Books, "Allez,Viens" Level 2,"Points de depart" for college students. I'am familiar with the French Curriculum used by the FCPS World Languages.
Tutoring Levels:

Level 1:

You only know the alphabet, and you can't write or speak a word yet. Not a problem, we can go through the basics to get you comfortable.After the first lesson, you'll already know how to have a simple conversation (introduce yourself, ask for directions or order a dish for instance.

Level 2:

You can speak the few sentences that you remember from school, but not enough to feel at ease across the pond. Key ...

About Samir

My name is Samir, I have been tutoring students for almost twenty years, and I currently teach and tutor one-on-one, and online the Modern Standard Arabic (formal/classical Arabic) , the colloquial Arabic (the conversational Arabic) of Morocco or French. I 'am familiar with the French and Ar

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Hunaid
Excellent teacher! Really enjoying learning Arabic language
Betsy
Samir is dedicated, patient, reliable and fun! He provides helpful material between our online sessions, and I feel I'm learning at just the right pace. I highly recommend him.
Kahina
Samir is an excellent language tutor! He can craft lessons to suit any needs whether you are a beginner or advanced! He also provides relevant supplementary materials so that you can practice and apply the theories learned in your lesson. I found that this consistent practice with actual speaking was a big factor to achieving better spoken fluency with my language of study, arabic. I highly recommend Samir as you will not be disappointed.
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Robert M.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Papiamentu (language from Aruba, Portuguese, Spanish, Bonaire, Italian, English, French, Dutch, Curacao)
  • Teaching since 1973
  • Spanish Teaching Degree from Radulphus College, Curacao, The Netherlands
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Robert M.

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I teach French since 1973. I am a French native speaker and I do teach and tutor privately. I did teach in schools since November 2016-July 2017 at the Fort Bend Christian Academy. My students were 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders. My teaching experience started teaching my students about Le Petit Prince. This marvelous story caught on very fast the imagination and desire to learn French in all my students. Never failed! I teach students to speak French and not to just read from a book.
I have always been a member of the Alliance Francaise in Curacao and I did study methodology on how to teach French as second language at the French island of Guadeloupe, at L'Ecole Normale, at Pointe-a-Pitre, in 1975, sent by the Alliance Francaise of Curacao.

About Robert

My name is Robert M. I have a Spanish Teaching Degree from Curacao, a beautiful island that once was part of The Netherlands and I started teaching in 1973. So far I have been teaching Spanish for 12 years. I also have an Associate Degree in Applied Arts in Advertising Design from the Art Institute

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Emma I.
Robert is a very good teacher! He is funny and easy to talk to and above all he truly has a passion for teaching. I would definitely recommend taking lessons with him
Pele B.
Victoria B.
I love it and I have much fun.

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"Very patient and works at whatever pace you're learning"
Annie
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Philippe is a wonderful instructor! He really pushed us to learn beyond the textbook. He also shared helpful resources of different grammar sites, French podcasts, and news websites in French so that we could continue to develop skill sets to have conversations about current topics. I feel much more confident in reading, listening and speaking French than I did when the course started. I have learned a lot from Philippe and had fun while doing so!"
Whitney
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Phillipe’s greatest assets as an instructor are his adaptive, tailored approach; and his business/professional vocabulary (which “typical” French professors often don’t use or understand, in my experience). As a French national and native-French speaker, Phillipe was also able to identify some pronunciation issues that were affecting my clarity in speech.

Adaptive, Responsive Approach: From the beginning of our classes, Phillipe made it clear that we would target my unique learning needs. He then proposed a process to ensure that I provided him with critical feedback (every few lessons) so that he could adjust course.

This approach ensured that we maintained a common understanding of how I learned best and what areas we would target each week.

Turbo-Charged Vocabulary: Having worked in private sector and government, I was grateful that Phillipe helped expand my vocabulary in the domains of economics, history, social science, and regulation/public policy. (I have found that other French professors often struggle with the business/professional vocabulary that I need to used on a daily basis.)

A PRO for most, Phillipe did not get bogged down in grammar drills or exercises. Instead he takes the approach that worked the best for me -- to speak, correct, and speak, speak, speak."
Amy
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"David makes learning fun! His lessons are comfortable and friendly, not intimidating at all."
Laurie
Took French lessons from David M.
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"Mariana has been an incredible instructor. I came to her as an adult with no previous understanding of French. Her passion for teaching and knowledge of not only the language, but the culture as well, are unparalleled. She immediately made me feel confident by including conversation in our first lesson. I could not have asked for a better introduction to French. I highly recommend Mariana as your first choice for French!"
Rachel
Took French lessons from Mariana I.
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"Gabrielle focuses on the individualized needs of each student and creates lessons and conversations to help the learner succeed. Her unique style of synchronous visual and auditory prompts through the online medium is extremely effective in the retention and understanding of concepts. I highly recommend her as an instructor."
Cindy
Took French lessons from Gabrielle A.
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"Very good experience!! 100% recommended"
Christina
Took French lessons from Isabel S.
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"I have a wonderful time learning with Professor Tessier, Merci beaucoup!"
Rubi
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"She is an excellent teacher. She is very patient,flexible, and a wonderful person. If anyone wants to learn french, you wont be disappointed if you sign up to learn with her. She speaks English very well. She goes back and forth between french and English with ease. She teaches all age groups."
Elsa
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"I love working with Philippe, He is always so well prepared for the lessons, and he is always looking for new ways to teach you and to help you move to the next level."
Adriana
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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