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Adam R.

Brooklyn, NY

I took French in middle school, high school, and undergrad. However, my skills have taken off more than ever since I took charge of learning it on my own, through individual teachers and use of my spare time. Are you ready to do the same?

I can provide materials, or we can use yours.

About Adam

--Began tutoring at Furman University's Academic Assistance dept.

--Have worked in academic community support as a behavioral specialist, tutor agent, specializing in private, individual clients.

--Have clients of all ages, elementary to adult, but most need help with middle/high school math, language, or test prep.

-- Great communicator with both parents and students. People find my personality charismatic and amicable. I emphasize positive reinforcement and build "horizontal" rapport with students while yet providing honest diagnoses about needs for improvement and obstacles to
success.

--Have worked with advanced students to raise a 'B' to an 'A', students struggling to pass, and those facing obstacles such as ADHD, Autism Spectrum, etc.

--Enjoy meeting new people and building relationships, helping them learn to love learning. I am new to this site, but tutoring is my shtick!

Many references available. Just ask!
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Jasmine H. January 28, 2016
Common Core Math · In home
Verified Student
Adam is a great teacher, very patient and knowledge. I'm blessed to have him. I admire his approach, very to the point yet able to simplify. Great teacher!
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Adam R.

Adam R.

Brooklyn, NY 11223
(1)
starting at
$60 / 30-min
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David G.

Jersey City, NJ

I have been teaching/tutoring French since 1977. I lived in a French speaking country for almost 2 years as a member of the Peace Corps (Niger). I have spent extensive periods of time in France. I have a BA in French (cum laude) from The Ohio State University. I have testimonials upon request. Merci

About David

I taught English as a Second Language in Niamey, Niger as a member of the Peace Corps in 1977-78. While there I also tutored some fellow volunteers in French, which was the official language of the country. Since then I have developed lesson plans based on the individual student's needs in both English and French. I have spent extensive time in France. I have a BA (cum laude) from The Ohio State University (1977). I belong to these Honor Societies: Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Eta Sigma.
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Laudiane S. July 26, 2015
French · In home
Verified Student
I've been having a great experience since beginning. David is a great teacher!
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David G.

Jersey City, NJ 07306
(1)
starting at
$22 / 30-min
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Zach M.

New York, NY

**due to a lot of requests for french lessons , please if you email me with questions be as clear as possible. Only serious inquiries please
I answer everyone within 24hours

-"HELP , I'm going to France soon , I need some basic things to say"

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

-"Can I be fluent in less than a year?"

Don't worry, you've found the right person

Most people I've taught come to me saying "French people are rude , when we try to speak french they answer in english" or "French is so hard , I can't learn it"

Well let me tell you : THIS WILL NOT HAPPEN WITH ME

About Zach

Zach was born and raised in France and moved to Philadelphia in 2012 from the city of love : Paris.
He recently relocated to New York.

He graduated from "Jean-Monnet European High-school" where he specialized in English and Literature.

He has been teaching FRENCH and DRUMS for more than 8 years now.

He attended the American School of Modern Music of Paris for 3 years and moved to Philadelphia to study with Joe Morello's former student Sam Ruttenberg at the University of the Arts in 2012.

more infos and videos here : http://www.zachmama.com

He plays as a professional drummer a
t the AME UNION CHURCH of Philadelphia every Sunday in North Philadelphia (1614 Jefferson st)

Ever since he moved to the US,
Zach has been touring and was able to study with the best international drummers such as :

•Ari Hoenig
•Ralph Peterson Jr
•Ziv Ravitz
•Henry Cole
•Ulysses Owens Jr
•Byron Landham

~~Teaching Philosophy~~

1. Drums - ( details about French lessons below )

IF YOU CAN SAY IT , YOU CAN PLAY IT !

•I teach beginners to advanced students , all ages and styles are welcome

I can teach you ( how to ) :

• read
• improvise
• play with other musicians
• the history of the drums
• your role as a drummer
• make music with an instrument that at first doesn't seem very musical
• swing
• latin / afro cuban grooves
• rock
• correct your grip of the sticks
and everything else you may ask... the possibilities and endless

2. French

Most people I've taught come to me saying "French people are rude , when we try to speak french they answer in english" or "French is so hard , I can't learn it"

Well let me tell you : THIS WILL NOT HAPPEN WITH ME

French is easy , you just need a good teacher who cares about you.
And I do.

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 little bit before you go )
• Basic to advanced conversation ( so you can answer people when they ask you a question )
• Train your ear
• Grammar / Vocabulary / Verbs ( don't worry it will be fun )

After the first lesson , my students realize that french isn't scary anymore.

With me as your teacher :

YOU can speak french
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Melinda Lynam December 16, 2015
French · Online
Verified Student
Great lesson. He answered all my questions and repeated pronunciations when I asked.
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Deborah W. September 24, 2015
French · Online
Verified Student
Wonderful teacher! He has a positive attitude and excellent language skills. Bravo!
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Lujain A. March 22, 2015
French · In home
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Zach M.

Zach M.

New York, NY 10011
(4)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Patrick R.

New York, NY

Born and educated in France, I've been teaching French for years.
Through a progressive approach and conversation, you wilI learn grammar, vocabulary, prounciation. I welcome students of all levels. with a program determined to suit any of your
particular goal, whether learning French for pleasure, travel or busines.
Textbooks, audio and Video are available.
Can't wait to meet you!

About Patrick

Levels Taught: Beginner, intermediate, advanced and corporate level executives, managers and directors.

About Patrick
Patrick teaches: Ages 8 and up to the executive level in corporations

Teaching since: September 2002

Overview

My name is Patrick, and I was born and educated in Paris, France. My native language is French, and English is my second language. I am proficient in Italian and Spanish as well and I have been teaching French since 2002.

My primary goal is to provide the highest quality language to my learners in a fun, nurturing, and culturally-rich environment.

My
students' ages vary. I have taught beginners(as young as age 8), as well as adults who work with corporations sending managers, directors, and senior executives to France. I have successfully taught adults in the business field to comfortably speak conversational French.

I design my lesson to varying students' goals . I can help with accent correction, pronunciation and fluidity. I also teach grammar, assist with readings, writings, translations and interpretations. I find this approach works for varying situations. Everyone learns at different paces. My goal is to challenge you, and make you comfortable as I present the material in a way that you will find it interesting as you grasp the language. I hope you will understand French, feel comfortable in using it in the classroom, casual business interaction, or in general conversation if you are planning a pleasure or business trip to France.

I enjoy French literature and I incorporate it into my lessons. I find that students can relate to different things, such as artwork, history lessons, or even ordering in a restaurant. Incorporating literature makes the experience enjoyable, and the rate of success in learning the language has a higher retention rate among my students.

In a tutoring session, I will find out what you really need, and I will help you to achieve your goals. We will work together to discover what areas on which you wish to concentrate; (literature, essay and writing help, pronunciation,reading fluency, grammar, etc). I will create lesson plans to guide you through your learning process. I believe everyone has the potential to achieve success. I can give you my word that I will help you make that happen.

The international exposure to the corporate environment gave me an insight into the importance of cultural awareness and communication skill in various languages. This inside view of the corporate world also enables me to understand exactly what is needed by a corporate client.

I only teach what I know best: the French language and French culture. I have lived and worked in the United States for several years. I can help you compare both countries and establish linguistic and cultural bridges between them.

I emphasize providing professionals with the essential communication skills needed to handle a French corporate environment. The course specifically deals with areas such as telephone conversation in French, a letter, an e-mail, and presenting to a French audience. In addition, I teach communication for corporate meetings in French, French business etiquette, French diplomacy, legal French, travel logistics, and essentials of the French culture.

The course will provide you with the ability to interact more confidently when visiting a French-speaking country or dealing with French-speaking nationals.

Taking my course will help build rapport, and strengthen relationships with French-speaking colleagues and clients. Also, it will help you demonstrate goodwill and facilitate international communication at both the personal and organizational level.

I am a member of the French-American Chamber of Commerce in New York.

EXAM PREPARATION

I also offer guidance and assistance in preparation for examinations, including the TCF, DELF and DALF.
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Tina February 4, 2016
French · In studio
Best French teacher I've ever had.
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Jennifer January 27, 2016
French · In studio
My boyfriend is French. We live together and have discussed moving to France in the future. I need to know the language to get a job so I started taking lessons with Patrick. He is a wonderful teacher and while I have been taking lessons for only a few months now, I have made noticeable progress. I tried to learn French before (in group classes or with a teacher who is a non-native speaker) without any results and a big hole in my pocket from money not well spent! Having one-on-one lessons with Patrick, a native French speaker, has been extremely helpful to me, especially for pronunciation and cultural knowledge. I really like the text books that we are using as well. Learning a new language is not easy, but if you do the work and put in the time, Patrick will help you achieve your goals. I'm shy, I get embarrassed when I make mistakes, but Patrick makes you feel comfortable and slowly I have become more confident and willing to try and speak French. Speaking, having conversations is the only way to learn and remember. I am still new, so I am focused on vocabulary, verbs and sentence structure now-- the basic foundations. I plan on continuing my lessons with Patrick and look forward to learning grammar, complex writing/speaking and business culture in the future once I have a more solid foundation / comprehension / confidence speaking. My boyfriend is very happy with my progress so far and Patrick's easy-going, friendly personality keeps you positive and wanting to learn more!
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Jackie January 8, 2016
French · In home
Patrick is a great teacher who has helped me progress in my French. He will help improve your pronunciation dramatically! My French friends are impressed with how much I've improved with Patrick's help.

Patrick is a real pro. He's punctual, makes the journey to my apartment rain or shine, and he’s generous with his time. Beyond that, Patrick makes lessons interesting with conversations about French culture, slang, politics, music or whatever you fancy. This is important because native French speakers will of course discuss these things and it's good to know the related vocabulary. I enjoy his company as a person and look forward to my lessons each week.
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Patrick R.

New York, NY 10065
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$35 / 30-min
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Shorab S.

Highland Park, NJ

Teach intermediate level French

About Shorab

A mathematician/Statistician, Scientist, Biologist, Chemist, Data Scientist, Project/Program manger with experiences higher education teacher (university level), in diverse industries such as pharmaceuticals, technology, consumer product goods, Technology. I have also worked for the government.

A personal/fitness trainer , chess adviser, teaching languages such as English, Arabic and Bengali
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Renee October 9, 2015
AP Calculus · In home
I was taking Calculus 1 at Rutgers University (Calc 135). I got a 32/100 on my first exam. I thought I was going to fail the course.
My parents hired Shorab to help me. Only after one month of being tutored by Shorab, I got a 92/100 in the midterm. Second highest grade in the class!

Shorab taught me in a way that I really understood. The text book and the professor gave me too much useless information that didn't help me perform in the exams. I obtained a B+ in calculus. Thank God! and Thank you Shorab!
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Stephanie September 12, 2015
SAT · In home
I wanted to go to Columbia University but my high school GPA was low.

I was very frustrated and my SAT scores would be a key determining factor. Shorab tutored me, showed me strategies different from Kaplan and Princeton review books. He tutored me for 6 months in writing, verbal and math. I scored 2300/2400!!
He helped me with my admission essay approach to Columbia U.
Now I am in my dream school in NYC.
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Amanda September 6, 2015
Statistics · In home
I was so long in my summer statistics course at Rutgers University.

I came out with an "A" due to being tutored by Shorab.

Thank you Shorab!!
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Shorab S.

Highland Park, NJ 08904
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starting at
$35 / 30-min

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