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JP B.

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Washington, DC
Starting at $18
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  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 1989
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JP B.

Washington, DC

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Dedicated French teacher with over 15 years experience helping students meet their goals, whether starting at the beginner, intermediate or advanced levels. Easy-going, flexible and able to easily adapt to students' needs.

About JP

Bonjour, My name is Jean-Philippe and I have taught French in a variety of settings (small classrooms, larger classrooms and one-on-one settings) for over 25 years. I have taught well over 250 students. Teaching for so many years has allowed me to strengthen my teaching skills and ability to sha

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August 7, 2019
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super fun isint mean even when you joke around!
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Samer N.

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Woodbridge, VA
Starting at $42
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  • Speaks French, Arabic, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Learning one language is not enough
In today’s world, speaking one foreign language is not enough. Students who speak several languages will increase their chances of finding a job, whether at home or abroad. Learning another language enriches the mind and opens up new horizons, both personal and professional.

French is, along with English, the only language spoken on all five continents
More than 220 million people speak French on all the five continents. French is a major language of international communication. It is the second most widely learned language after English and the sixth most widely spoken language in the world. French is also the second most widely taught language after English, and is taught on every continent. The OIF, an international organisation of French-speaking countries, is made up of 77 member States and governments. France also operates the biggest international network of cultural institutes, which run French-language course for close on a million ...

About Samer

Samer has been teaching private lessons since 2004 and is currently available to teach lessons at his place or you home. As an expert in his field, Samer looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Same received his BA from Notre Dame University and his Master's degree from George W

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Philippe F.

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Ashburn, VA
Starting at $34
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  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Master Business Administration from Schiller International University., Paris-France
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Philippe F.

Ashburn, VA

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I have been teaching for over ten years and most recently for USG officers on a one-on-one basis. In addition I conduct online classes for them as well as for private students, whom levels range from beginners to level 4. Born, raised and educated in France, my style is unique as I adapt myself to the student's needs, creating lessons plans based on the student's abilities and progress.

About Philippe

Born, educated and raised in France. Summary of Skills: Experience developing and providing instructions in French language Experience in conducting conversational and written classes for students Skilled in improving foreign language reading, writing, and speaking abilities in students

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August 12, 2019
Sarah
Phillippe was a wonderful, patient instructor who clearly cares about his students and is dedicated to their learning. He found ways to make learning fun, recommending books articles, websites, tv shows, and movies that would help me learn but also that he knew I would find interesting. Phillippe was flexible and responsive if something wasn’t working and willing to try lots of different techniques to make concepts stick. On top of being naturally capable, Phillippe was just a lovely person to chat and practice speaking with; his interest in the world around him ensured our conversations and classes were never dull. I achieved my language goals after a few months of study with him, and he made the process a pleasure. I would highly recommend him to anyone, and consider myself lucky to have had him as a teacher.
August 12, 2019
Martha
Philippe is an excellent instructor. I learned so much from his class. I would recommend him highly to anyone needing to improve their French language skills!

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Rosenie P.

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French
Starting at $34
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  • Speaks English, French, Haitian Creole
  • Nursing from Florida State college At Jacksonville
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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What makes French lessons unique for me is because I had the chance to learn French since I started Pre-K until I graduated High School. Let me say it this way my school system was in French. When I got here in the USA I passed my French TOEFL test. I started the tutoring lesson when I was in college for a good 2 years. I always looking for new and interesting ways to inspire my learners. I make my teaching approach to help my students progress and aim for outstanding results.

About Rosenie

Most importantly, I loved being a French tutor. I'm from the Caribean I have learned French since I started Pre-K until I graduated high school. My school system from Pre-K through high school was in French. I passed my French TOEFL test when I got here in the USA. I was French tutoring in colleg

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Marie R.

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French
Starting at $40
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks French and English
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Hicks Prize from UMass Amherst
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My goal is to take the student from where they are and lead them to where they want to be in the language. I can teach conversation, spend time on grammar, reading, etc. Or I can prepare the client for a test-It will be my pleasure to help in the best way possible

About Marie

I am bilingual English-French I have a Ph.D. in English Literature with particular focus in English Renaissance Studies Shakespeare I can teach ESL as well I work in different fields all related with languages such as Interpreting, translation, teaching foreign languages, ESL

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raymond D.

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French
Starting at $15
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  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • MBA International Management from Golden Gate Universiy
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Emphasis on basic conversation

About raymond

I have over 25 years experience in all aspects of business for teaching accounting, international business and general business. For history I have an MA in History with particular experience in ancient history, German History 1933-1945, and economic history, and Christianization of Europe.

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Average Cost of French Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Washington is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $25 and $135 per hour.
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$49 average
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"My son Nicholas (10 months old) and I have been taking French classes with Elsa since February and she is an absolutely delightful and effective French teacher. I really enjoy her classes as does my little boy. He enjoys the songs, the games, and the colors immensely and hears native French while he plays! I enjoy practicing the French I already know, learning new vocabulary and learning new games to play with my child in a language I have come to love.

Elsa is a very cheerful young lady, wonderful with Nicholas, and has a real talent for explaining French grammar and the nuances between French and English. I enjoy getting to ask her my questions and benefit from her knowledge on an adult level, just as I enjoy watching her engage with my son on his level. She is clearly very experienced in teaching young children and makes learning lots of fun for them. Anyone looking to learn French themselves and have their child begin French at an early age will really benefit from Elsa's classes."
- Katie
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"C'est super Evelyne tout est facile en Français study french with evelyne"
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Took French lessons from Evelyne M.
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"Our daughter had a great time in her first lesson with Morgan...he's very patient!"
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Took French lessons from Morgan M.
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"David is a great teacher! He is very patient whenever I am struggling. He gives great suggestions and helpful hints, like listening to music in French to help learn the language. He really tailors the class to my needs and learning style. I am planning on signing up for Spanish lessons with him also once I am done with French!"
- Tonya
Took French lessons from David M.
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"Tania is very knowledgeable about the subject matter. I am 76 years old and she is extremely patient with me. She also has many different ways of presenting the lesson. It isn't just verbal, she will use pictures, we will walk around our environment, etc. She has a lot of energy and is always up for the lesson!"
- Carmen
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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"My son loves Roselyne and he dislikes most people, seriously! She is great with kids and she did a great job keeping up with my wild child. It might help to speak slower to him to separate the words more.. Other than that, it went so great! Very happy to try and extend the lessons to be 45min or 60min long."
- Wolf
Took French lessons from Roselyne G.
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"I had studied French 30 years ago and wanted to relearn conversational French. Isabelle has been very flexible in customizing lessons to fit my ability and personality. I am learning to speak about practical, real-life situations. The lessons are fun, and I am seeing progress each week. I highly recommend Isabelle!"
- Paula
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"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."
- Janis
Took French lessons from Jacqueline G.
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"Roula is fantastic. She makes the lesson not only informative, but fun. It is a pleasure to take lessons from her. I would recommend her highly. She can teach any age level. I did not know anything about French, but she is patient and kind. 6 Stars at least."
- Hilda
Took French lessons from Roula F.
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"I look forward to my weekly French lessons w Pascale! Not only I am learning so much from a native speaker, it is fun at the same time!
Pascale makes learning French fun! I love when we sing in French as well! I highly recommend taking lessons with her! Hopefully, she will still have room for us all ;-) Merci à toi, Pascale ! À bientôt !"
- Deirdra
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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French Lessons in Washington, DC

By Kadidia D. - Washington DC French Teacher

Washington DC is a cosmopolitan city where you may encounter people from all over the world. Walking down the street and hearing several languages spoken is not unusual for Washingtonians. As you take French lessons in Washington DC, you’ll begin to notice and understand more and more of the French you hear all around you.

The French language is spoken in more than 55 countries in the world and is also one of the United Nations' official languages. In Washington DC, it is the third most spoken language in the city, after English and Spanish.

Therefore, DC is an ideal place to practice your French language skills! Areas such as Adams Morgan, especially on 18th street NW and Columbia Road, are great places to find French businesses that attract native speakers to this area. Another good location is the Dupont Circle area that is not too far from the French Alliance. The DC French Alliance is very active in offering daily and weekly activities, giving opportunities to practice the language and to meet members of the community. Their events are often organized in partnership with the local community. Check out their website here: http://www.francedc.org/.

The DC French Meetup Group is also a great resource where you can practice what you’ve been learning in your French lessons in Washington DC. Open to everyone’s interest in the French language and Francophone culture, it is a good place to meet Francophiles in the area (http://www.meetup.com/DC-French/).

The many DC French restaurants are good ambassadors of the French culture, too. Le Bistrot du Coin on 17th and Connecticut Ave is famous for its "Moules Normandes Frites," and the Montmartre restaurant near Eastern Market in SE Washington DC is well known for its “floating island” dessert...Taking trips to these restaurants are fun and educational ways to practice your French language skills.

Let's not forget about the French Cinémathèque, which is organized in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. One can watch French films on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Avalon Theater on Connecticut Avenue (http://www.theavalon.org/), and on the 2nd Tuesday at the Embassy of France.

To practice your reading and listening skills, check out some French media sources that are also present in the American environment (and easily accessible in Washington DC!). For instance, France-Amerique is a French online newspaper, the French Morning is another online news medium, and the France 24 TV channel is available on cable.

Thinking about French is thinking about poetry, romance, luxury, and fine food. “Parler Francais” is the way to belong in the District of Columbia. So, get started with your French lessons in Washington DC, and find your place in this vibrant Francophone community!

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