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Jacqueline G.

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Menlo Park, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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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.

Lily S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Minor in Chinese from BYU
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Lily S.

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Bojour, mes amis!!!

I've been studying French for 10 years and would love to be there to help you get started on your adventure with the French Language.

I teach French grammar, vocabulary, speaking, writing and culture for beginners only. I use practical tools such as natives audio files, tutoring contents, news, articles, and videos.

I have a whole set of beginner lessons planned out and will work with you to get you speaking with the first lesson. After that we will talk about varies topics that will keep you engaged and learning. Each lesson will consist of vocabulary and activities to cement in that vocabulary. Alternating with grammar lessons with accompanying activities.

A bientôt

About Lily

I teach a variety of subjects, but I am experienced in all of those that I teach. I am open to making your lessons as relevant and specific to your needs. Your lessons are for you - so what are you waiting for let's get started.

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Andrea
Excellent teacher! Explained everything with clarity and care. And it was enjoyable too!
Helen K.
Super helpful!
Kay
Short lesson, but plan on re booking.
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Sebastian H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $48
  • Speaks Spanish, English, French
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Master's in International Affairs from The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs
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Sebastian H.

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I've taught French and English to students aged 5 to 75! I have done so at universities, in several schools and for the US Congress. Not only can learning a language be great fun, it can be great for your career! Even if we don't start with a language in common, we will work to identify your goals and tailor classes within a proven framework. Contact me and I will help you on your journey!

About Sebastian

I have helped adults and children while in the employ of the US Congress, Berlitz, universities, and elementary and secondary schools. My training includes time at universities and language institutes in France and Belgium. I have been invited to give presentations on pedagogy, including one before

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Helen M.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Master's degree in French language and literature from Donetsk National University
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Helen M.

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I've been teaching French for 6 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of French culture, study abroad in French speaking countries, and more! 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 typically use the living language books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: recording equipment, worksheets, textbooks, and more. I love working with students of all experience levels and can't wait to meet you!

About Helen

Hi, there! My name is Helen and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students to speak a new language, to successfully pass their exams, and to increase their language confidence. I went to National University of Donetsk (Ukraine) and

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Chris E.
My first lesson was great. She is understanding and easy to work with. I look forward to more lessons!
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Aurore V.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aurore V.

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I have been teaching my native language for more than 7 years and I still enjoy sharing my love and great interest in the French language.
My experience in teaching full classes or private tutoring has made me someone patient, understanding and flexible. Whatever the time it takes, I want to see my students succeed and have fun while learning.
As a teacher, I know that every student is unique and it is dear to my heart to respond and adapt to each one. That is why I first suggest one lesson to determinate together your goals and a plan to achieve them. Also, because everyone has special needs and different ways to memorize, I am used to exploit multiple course materials (videos, board games, text books, role plays, etc.) to facilitate the learning process and make it really enjoyable.

About Aurore

I have a Bachelor’s degree in Classical Literature. I have taught French and Latin in Middle and High Schools (from 6th to 12th grades) for more than 7 years in Paris and Lyon (France), until I left for New York in June 2019. I am trained to teach French as a Foreign Language (FLE) and have audi

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nina Z.
Aurore is a wonderful teacher. She always has a lesson plan ready but is super flexible if there is French homework that has to be done! I would highly recommend hiring her as a tutor! (— Sencha)
Sylvia
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Aurore is fantastic. She is very creative with activities, but also open to helping with homework and basic skills. My thirteen year old daughter actually looked forward to each lesson!
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Claire G.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Elected Member of the Society of Pi Kappa Lambda from Beta Omega Chapter
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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 foreigner 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 :) I am French and arrived in the US for the first time in August 2010 to study music. I just graduated in May 2020 with Doctorate in Music. I was on a full scholarship for the three years of my doctorate degree at the University of Miami. I earned a Master in Music Perform

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David W.
Claire is fantastic!
David W.
Thank you Claire!
Rémy
Perfect start, excited to see the progression (for my son.) Thanks!

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Average Cost of French Lessons in Santa Clara, CA

The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Santa Clara is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $140 per hour.
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"Mademoiselle Schram is intuitive to the student’s needs as a learner of the French language. In the beginning and as one continues with studying she will ask what interest one has in the French language and tailor lessons in accordance to goals and French studies. Always there is a thread of excitement in relaying information and teaching that only an instructor that loves what he or she does…is able to convey to and through the student. There is a wonderful level of comfort one derives from being in Mademoiselle Schram’s presence that acts as an impetus of flow for easygoing and interesting learning, instruction, and information. Also, she is clear in pronunciation of French and will continually break down words that one may have trouble when listening with a foreign ear and speaking by imitation and repetition. Mademoiselle Schram is elegant of manner, intellect, and “je ne sais quoi” (uniqueness) of a French woman that incorporates well into study and overall learning. She is able to answer questions regarding culture and mannerisms of French people and way of life succinctly. She is exceedingly patient when one asks questions and always responds with a ready compelling answer. Mademoiselle Schram guides one as a student successfully by being perceptive in incorporating, suggesting, referencing French learning aids, websites, and or other instructional devices that take a student’s level of learning French to another level. She is precise and consistently responsible in meeting at the exact time set for learning no matter where a student is in the world. She is constantly present and focused in the time allotted for French learning. She is also well prepared beforehand with every instruction which offers a smooth flowing transition from one aspect of french to the next. Mademoiselle Schram does not disappoint…if anything she delivers…and delivers the entirety of French exceedingly well. Thank you always Mademoiselle Schram for all of the knowledge you impart. Ainsi, J’aime Mademoiselle Schram. Merci beaucoup!"
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"Philippe was my instructor for 4 weeks and I will say that my confidence in speaking and my understanding of French grammar has skyrocketed!

His teaching style is adaptive! He focuses on the needs of the student and makes learning French feel less like a chore. The environment he sets is one that allows the student to make mistakes without judgement. I greatly appreciated on the spot corrections when I made a mistake. Also, if I did not know the meaning of a word, he would go over it with me to include all related words that would help to remember.

There is never a dull moment in class either. He is very funny and he is very relaxed. With that, be prepared for him to push you very hard.

With all that said, you will not go wrong with having Philippe as your instructor. I guarantee he is the best in the business!

Philippe,
Thanks for the time and effort you took to teach me. I am forever grateful. We will keep in touch!
-Monsieur Muscle"
Jerick
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Wonderful teacher! Fabrice is energetic, enthusiastic, and really explains things in a way that makes it easy to understand. I look forward to continuing lessons with him!"
Heather
Took French lessons from Fabrice K.
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"My daughter, my wife and I had planned to travel to France for a very long time but none of us could speak French. Last summer we finally visited this beautiful country and I can not imagine our first French experience as perfect as it was without Roman’s help! Merci beaucoup!"
Stephen
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Great first lesson thanks"
Tammi Gaskins
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Nicola is an excellent teacher. Previous French classes only improved my reading and writing skills, but with Nicola not only did those skills improve, but I feel more confident listening and verbally responding to native speakers. She is willing to design her lesson plans around each students goals and does not just base each lesson around general handouts and worksheets. Can’t recommend her enough."
Colton
Took French lessons from Nicola R.
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"Joelle is very patient and efficient. I have learnt so much in very short time. I strongly recommend Joelle."
Diego
Took French lessons from Joelle B.
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"C'est super Evelyne tout est facile en Français study french with evelyne"
Mira
Took French lessons from Evelyne M.
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"Meriem was exactly what I was looking for. She is very bright, enthusiastic, and I can tell she loves teaching French."
Madeline
Took French lessons from Meriem B.
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"Nicola is a wonderful french teacher, and it was a pleasure taking classes with her. I took french throughout school, and I wanted to relearn and practice after I had been away from the language for a while. In our lessons, Nicola thoroughly reviewed concepts I knew to get me up to speed, and taught me new words, grammar, etc. She went at my pace, often checking in with me to review what we had just been over to make sure I understood. Nicola suggested a variety of interesting supplemental material in different formats (books, videos, etc.) that were fun to review outside of class. She is a very kind and dynamic person, and it was a pleasure getting to know her in general."
Kelsey
Took French lessons from Nicola R.
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