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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
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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
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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

Overview

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.

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.

Patrick R.

New York, NY 10065
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Edward A.

Brooklyn, NY

French is my first language, I'm enthusiastic to share and teach it to others.

About Edward

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I was born and raised in Paris, France where I completed my BA with honors in literature and philosophy at Lycée Louis Bascan. I continued my study of philosophy at the Sorbonne before relocating to the UK where I attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

My interest in education came from the amazing and generous teachers that I was fortunate enough to have had in my youth. These educators had an infectious passion for their work and the subject matters at hand. Due to this, I've had the privilege of helping students, assisting ind
ividuals in realizing their own potential. I’ve also managed to follow their progress and watch them integrate into some of the top universities around the world.

I began tutoring with Equilibrium TLC in 2010 . I’ve since worked with them in the UK, USA and Switzerland. I specialize in French, philosophy, reading comprehension and history (TFI, GRE, GED, SAT, ACT). I taught French to all ages, from children to adults.

Years of teaching experience have made me acquire a lot of different methodologies. It has also taught me how to communicate and empathize with wide variety of people. I pride myself in being easy to work with, and willing to tailor my approach to your needs. I'm always happy to share my trade with others and provide a nurturing, supportive and fun environment.
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Charlotte January 10, 2017
Acting · In home
Edward is friendly, outgoing and patient. He assisted me in preparing monologues and with various acting work, including scenes and exercises. Definitely helped me over come nerves/fears. Would recommend for anyone seeking lessons in acting!
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Philip January 7, 2017
Acting · In home
Fantastic tutor, clearly a man whose dedication to his craft is admirable. Not only is he knowledgeable in a variety of acting methodologies but also a great communicator and teacher. Very easy to work with, great sense of humour and willing to tailor his approach to your needs.
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Edward A.

Edward A.

Brooklyn, NY 11217
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starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Xiaoying Juliette Y.

Lincroft, NJ

French tutoring/teaching
[Junior, Senior High School / College students, professionals, all levels]

It's been more than twenty years that I live and work with the French language. I studied the language and literature at the most ancient university in France, La Sorbonne, immersed in the culture for almost thirty years, lived in the country for more than eight years and worked with worldwide known professionals in academia, antique business, and fine arts field.

Work in art and culture in France requires excellent ability understanding, speaking, writing and researching in the French language. My one-on-one French tutorial covers pronunciation, verbs (pronominals reflexives as major difficulty), conjugations (passé composé with "avoir" and "être," imparfait, passé simple, subjunctive as major challenges), prepositions, tenses, sentence structure. Students improve pronunciation and gain vocabulary in reading and listening (from fairytales to great classics in French ...

About Xiaoying Juliette

I am a professional art curator with native or trilingual proficiency in Chinese Mandarin, French and English.

On TakeLessons, I offer to tutor or teach Chinese Mandarin and the French language, as well as my self-designed course, "Language through Art and Technology." My time is evenly split between Manhattan and New Jersey so I can accept tutoring tasks from both places.

Born in Beijing as a native Mandarin speaker, I started to learn English at the age of six and French fifteen. Many people tend to believe that having a native speaker tutor is the best guarantee to master a second l
anguage. In reality, this is a wrong concept because a regular native speaker, unless s/he studied how to decipher a language linguistically, doesn't always possess the skills of analyzing his/er mother tongue grammatically and explain it to the others. Regarding the pronunciation, spoken Chinese is separated into five main dialectical groups including Mandarin (spoken by only a part of native Beijingers); a person born in Marseille does not pronounce every French word the same way as a Parisian. Trilingual since a teenager, I've always been very sensitive to each of my languages' pronunciation and grammar. When it came to the choice of my own tutor, I rather emphasized on one's teaching experience and skills than focusing on native speakers.

Language learning, as well as art creation, requires passion, patience, dedication, and hard working. I treasure my students' time and effort learning a second language. I do my best to fulfill their need with the innovative concept, in-depth research, and high-quality classes. I wish that all my students can communicate their ideas and feelings with people they love in a fine and accurate second language within the shortest time.
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Lydia December 13, 2016
French
I am currently taking french lessons with Juliette. I studied the language throughout high school and college, but haven't revisited my studies in about 4-5 years. Juliette made me feel comfortable with my french level and helped me review all that I have forgotten. I am more than happy with Juliette's approach to my unique situation. She first assessed my skill level and then created a teaching program that works for me. I have been studying with her for a few months now and feel like I am really seeing a lot of progress. She has a creative way of teaching that makes learning more enjoyable and easier to retain information. We do not just use textbooks exercises, but learn through art forms such as literature. We have done a lot of review so far, but are now getting into new material. I am excited to continue working with Juliette and would recommend her to anyone who is interested in moving forward with the languages she offers!
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Nasis L. December 11, 2016
French · Online
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David November 28, 2016
French · In studio
She is the best French Tutor ever!
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Xiaoying Juliette Y.

Xiaoying Juliette Y.

Lincroft, NJ 07738
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$35 / 30-min
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SADIK EVREN O.

Staten Island, NY

I'm especially good with intermediate and advanced students. If you have already started with french, I want to go on with unregular verbes in indicative form and check dictate. The ortography is very important and of course conversation and pronounciation. With advanced students I assure that all students will be able to read and understand important newspapers like Le Monde and Libération at the same time they will be able to do high level conversations.

About SADIK EVREN

Teaching is a responsibility that requires extensive preparation and the willingness and ability to understand and adjust to the needs of students in any given class. I make sure that my lesson and course materials are well-structured and appropriate to educational level. I focus on motivating my students to participate in class. I repeat every lesson the grammatical rules belonging to previous class and I check my students oral or written examinations.
Pronunciation is a very important part of learning a language and French is not an exception. That’s why in the end of in each class I teach
, my students go to their homes with exercises that are particularly targeting to improve their pronunciation.
Learning vocabulary makes also an important part of a language education. Modern way to teach vocabulary is related to using words in different concepts and in the culture which belongs this language.
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SADIK EVREN O.

SADIK EVREN O.

Staten Island, NY 10301
starting at
$30 / 30-min

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