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Ellen Y.

Cranbury, NJ

Individual tutoring based on the specific needs of each student.

About Ellen

Hi, In addition to tutoring, I have been teaching French and other subjects in public schools for many years. I am certified to teach French in both New York and New Jersey schools. I have studied in France and visited many times. I enjoy working with individual students in the tutoring environment. We always discuss what exactly what the areas are in which you need help. French to me is much more than vocabulary and grammar. It is the essence of the cultures of the countries where it is spoken. I try to convey something of that fascinating culture as well.

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Ruth W.

Brooklyn, NY

With a Master's degree in French, I've taught students of all levels for over ten years. In the first few lessons, you'll start to speak in short sentences, and as time goes on, you'll be able to speak in more detail about your life and the world. I use a combination of textbooks, handouts, and personal conversations to help my students progress.

About Ruth

Dr. Ruth W. has been teaching French and Spanish since 1981 and is currently available to teach lessons at her home and online. For over thirty years, she has helped students of all levels improve their language skills in French and Spanish. Ruth received a Masters degree in French Language from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1990, as well as a PhD. in Spanish Literature from the University of California, Davis in 2000. As an expert in second language acquisition, she looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Her teaching style is engaging, communicative, and fun.

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Alex K. May 12, 2015
French · In studio
Ruth is a wonderful instructor. She's knowledgeable, well-prepared and patient. I only wish I was still living in the area so I could continue to take lessons from her I wholeheartedly recommend Ruth as a French instructor for students, regardless of level.
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Claudio T. April 22, 2015
“My experience with Ruth as a French teacher as been very rewarding: she is a very knowledgeable and patient teacher, and she is able to adapt her questions to each student's level. Try her, you won't be disappointed."
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Stephen S. April 18, 2015
French · In studio
Ruth is a terrific French teacher and I recommend her without hesitation. I am particularly impressed with her broad knowledge of the language and her clear pronunciation, which, without sacrificing authenticity, is music to the ears of intermediate and advanced students. She has an experienced teacher's ability to see any serious deficits her students may have without confusing them with plebian missteps that are, in the end, of little consequence. I can only lament that I didn't have a teacher as good as Ruth when I was learning the language as a teenager.
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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 ...

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Baptiste A.

New York, NY

Teaching French has become second nature to Baptiste, because he is passionate about helping others to articulate their vision. It is rewarding to learn about the subject matters that move you, as zealous conversations generally ensue.

About Baptiste

I am a native French tutor who graduated as a French as a second language teacher in 2007. My services have been appreciated in European and American cities where I worked in schools, language centers and privately. I meet all levels of proficiency with contemporary pedagogics that elicit a genuine eagerness to learn French. The desire to communicate is paramount to learning a language, therefore the methods I use are centered around building report. Unless you are looking for task-specific tutoring, you will most likely follow a standard curriculum and learn the skills to pass DELF exams or other certifications of French-language abilities. However, your study will revolve around subject matters that you've shown interest for, and I always provide fresh and engaging material to work ...

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Mitzu S. April 21, 2015
French · In home
I wish the educational system would allow Baptiste's teaching style to be the norm... And gosh does he love to speak about education reform. I really enjoyed learning with him.
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ndouba Z.

Newark, NJ

students will learn the maximun of the French language in less days . I am using videos, new technology to make my students learning experience fun and easy. Students always remember what they learned after one class .

About ndouba

A highly motivated and accomplished professional with considerable experience in communication, reading and tutoring French. Very positive and humble person. Patience is a vertue. I love working with children, young children, and adult as well

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