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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.


Laudiane S. July 26, 2015
French · In home
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I've been having a great experience since beginning. David is a great teacher!
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David G.

David G.

Jersey City, NJ 07306
starting at
$22 / 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 18 and up to the executive level in corporations

Teaching since: September 2002


My name is Patrick, and I was born and educated in Paris, France. My native language is French. 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 taugh
t beginners to advanced 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.


I also offer guidance and assistance in preparation for examinations, including the TCF, DELF and DALF.


Tina February 4, 2016
French · In studio
Best French teacher I've ever had.
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!
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.

Patrick R.

New York, NY 10065
starting at
$50 / 30-min
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Anna C.

New York, NY

I am a native of France and have been teaching kids and adults for years.
Ranging from basic conversation to poetry and literature, I will use your favorite matters to familiarize you with French whether it is cooking, art, music, French culture... I can also assist you with all your applications, resumes and cover letters. I am willing to help my students with their French issues whether they are beginners or advanced.
As an opera singer, and a voice teacher, I also teach very specifically the French pronunciation. I coached singers' French pronunciation with operatic productions, and I love to combine the music within the language with the music itself. I also aim to help all singers and actors in freeing their natural voice thanks to the bel canto techniques.
Please note that the 30-minutes lessons are available online (skype) only.

About Anna

Dear student,
Here are a few facts about me.
I am a native of France. For a part of my life I had to follow a “practical” course, and earned a degree in aerospace engineering, a profession I practiced successfully for several years at the French spatial agency. But I was eventually able to abandon the engineering profession in order to devote myself entirely to my true calling.
As an opera singer, I have been performing in places such as Cortot concert hall in Paris or Carnegie Hall in New York. I have been teaching voice for years now, to kids and adults. I have also been teaching French
since my arrival in the US.
I therefore teach French diction too, to professional singers and actors.
I also enjoy teaching music initiation to the little ones (3 to 6 years old).
I would be happy to answer all the questions regarding my work.


Angelique February 2, 2016
Classical Voice · In studio
Anna was a great teacher. She has always perfectly adapted to my needs and level, finding the appropriate ways to coach me. I have made considerable progress with her and would strongly recommend her sensitive and rigorous teaching.

Among many skills, she herself has an extraordinary voice and vocal technique which will make you even more willing to develop your vocal skills.
Zoya February 2, 2016
Anna possesses an incredible voice, her vocal technique is flawless. She is very professional and knowledgeable and can demonstrate the right sound which only a professional singer can do, and which is essential. She is fluent with languages which is an extremely important working on vocal technique, diction, interpretation. Wonderful instructor to work with!
Simon January 26, 2016
French · In home
Anna is a great example of a teacher who can balance academic rigor with kindness and sensitiveness to an individual student's needs. As a former language teacher myself (German and English), it's something I much valued in her.
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Anna C.

Anna C.

New York, NY 10021
starting at
$40 / 30-min

Thib B.

Brooklyn, NY

Students can expect a real improvement in French. Firstly, I consider that the most important thing is to interact like real discussions about life, experiences, funny stories etc with the student in order for them to integrate fluent vocabulary discussions. This is also a way to create a more confortable relationships between me and the students. Secondly, teaching grammar and orthography is primordial.

About Thib

My name is Thibert Bullier. I'm 21years old and I come from Paris, in France. I'm doing an exchange program in New York until December 2016.

I'm highly motivated to teach my native language to others people for many reasons. Firstly, I have three little brothers so I'm used to take care of children and to transmit them my experience. Then, I will be very please to meet new people in order to share others culture knowledge.
Moreover, I'm used to organize french language courses to foreign students and adults since my first year of Business School in 2012.
I'm very open-minded and pleasa
nt. If you need some courses of french, it will be a pleasure to take contact with you.
Here my Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/thibertb

Best Regards,
Thibert Bullier
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Thib B.

Thib B.

Brooklyn, NY 11238
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Xiaoying Juliette Y.

Lincroft, NJ

It's been over 20 years that I speak the French language. I studied the language and literature at the most ancient university in France, La Sorbonne, lived in the country for more than 8 years and worked with worldwide known professionals in academia, antique and fine arts fields.

Work in art and culture in France requires outstanding ability understanding, speaking, writing and researching in French language. I offer on TakeLessons one-on-one tutoring and French language teaching, covering pronunciation, grammar (conjugations, tenses, genders...), vocabulary, reading (from fairytales to big classics in French literature to specific art genres), writing (basic principals, grammar exercises, vocabulary enrichment).

About Xiaoying Juliette

I am an art curator with a lifelong passion for languages and teaching. The course I'm teaching here is "Learning Chinese through Art and Technology," a non-conventional language learning experience based on visual arts history and practice.

From college time to the present, I have taught many people languages and art history in different countries. I feel lucky that my life and my career have taken me to many exciting cities to study, to live and to work at a young age. My students ranged from kids to adults, from European or American-born Chinese to Western expats living in China. I love
to share my knowledge with people who need it, help them to discover their real passion, improve their skills, and find their way to achieving their goals.

With art, language learning becomes easy, fun, highly visualized and interactive. I encourage all my students to explore the most their sensitivity, their imagination, and their creativity. Everyone could be a language geek AND an art talent. I wish I am the person who helps you to discover your hidden talents, have the freedom to express yourself in all languages you want to people you love and care about.

My course is taught online and at two physical locations, in both New York City (Manhattan) and New Jersey (Red Bank, home studio).



Adam October 24, 2016
Chinese · In studio
I think that Ms. Xiaoying is an excellent teacher. I like her Chinese lessons along with drawings. They really help me think "out of the box" with questions such as "Why did the artist paint this?" or "How do you think this painting affects others?", and trust me, when you're looking at the abstract art she chose (which are tough), that really requires a lot of thinking. Overall, I really enjoyed the classes, and I think that any student would, too.
Vivian October 19, 2016
Chinese · In studio
I and my husband started looking for Chinese language tutor for our son Raymond (now 5 years old) a couple of years ago. After we tried with a few private tutors and schools, we've been introduced to Xiaoying whose art program seemed to be interesting to us. We started with her a few months ago. Raymond liked her class immediately, especially the art part! He told me that her class was fun because he got to see many colorful paintings and animations. Xiaoying actually uses paintings and animations to teach kids how to name colors, forms, numbers in Chinese. What I like the most in her teaching is that she can always explain things in a very simple and explicit way. This is very important because Chinese language is complicated! Her homework is also different from other teachers. Sometimes it requires parents to spend time with kids and work with them. I and my husband actually like that part. We get the chance to do fun things with our son, and sometimes we learn new things as well. I couldn't realize that even with a very basic and simple Chinese, we can still tell a nice story about a painting. It all depends on how we use the words. My kid is too young to realize this, but he definitely enjoys Xiaoying's class and sometimes the Chinese words he says really surprise me! I'm happy with Xiaoying's class! - Vivian Wang, New York
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Xiaoying Juliette Y.

Xiaoying Juliette Y.

Lincroft, NJ 07738
starting at
$35 / 30-min

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