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I'm teaching French for almost 10 years and I'll be happy to help you learning this lovely language.

About Marjan

Hello everybody,

My name is Marjan. I am a qualified French Teacher and Tutor. I have a bachelor's degree in French and a Master's degree in French Literature.

I have several years experience teaching and tutoring French to many age groups from children to adults.
Whether you are currently studying French in school and need help with your studies or plan on going to France or Quebec for an extended stay and need help with basic French or more, I can help.

My policy:
Please inform me of any cancellation 24 hours prior to the beginning of the class, if not I'm afraid I might charge you for your late notice! that I hope it doesn't happen. Thank you very much!

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September 23, 2019
Emily C.
Wonderful teacher! She customizes my lessons specifically for me and what I need. Absolutely recommend!
June 29, 2019
Obadias Y.
very nice and helpful
June 29, 2019
Farrah Y.
very patient and respectful of our needs.

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Marjan Z.

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I am a native speaker and have taught for more then 15 years.
My lesson are structured, creative and fun.

About Natascha

Hello! I am a capable, creative, fun and dedicated teacher.

My background includes experience in developing educational lesson plans and behavior modification plans. Through my work as a teacher, I have had the opportunity to work with students with special needs in middle school as well as in High School. I truly enjoy developing effective learning strategies to address all students' needs.

Throughout my career, my approach to education has been creative; I enjoy developing multifaceted programs to engage all students and meet group as well as individual needs. My professional experience is supported by a solid academic background.

Please note that I am fluent in English, Hebrew, Dutch, French and German.

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November 11, 2018
Kylie
My daughter loved her first lesson! She came home and wanted to practice every few hours. Looking forward to her next lesson.
October 16, 2018
Kimberly
Natascha provides a warm and friendly experience. She is most knowledgeable and insightful of your individual needs. I strongly recommend and favor her as a Hebrew teacher.
October 20, 2015
Suzanne D.
Amazing teacher, thank you!

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Natascha F.

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I am a seasoned language teacher, of both adults and children. Making languages come alive through interesting anecdotes, songs, and stories, is my specialty. My schooling, from age four to 14, was 100% in French. Boy, did those nuns drill us in grammar!

About Bettina

I lived in Israel for over a decade, and graduated from the University of Jerusalem with degrees in Education and History. I regularly read Torah, chant megillot, and lead services in my synagogue.

I grew up in Sweden, speaking Swedish at home, but going to French school. At age four, I was immersed in a French environment, and had to sink or swim. I swam! In my late teens, my family moved to Israel, so I became fluent in Hebrew as well. I understand a lot about the language acquisition process.

While languages fascinate me, and come easily to me, I understand that that is not the case for everyone. I am very patient, and willing to try different methods in order to succeed. I realize that some people learn best by seeing the materials, while others need to hear them, or even sing them! Others need to move their bodies and engage in

kinesthetic learning. I facilitate all these methods.
I have taught all ages, from preschoolers to the elderly. I have taught in schools, preschools, informal educational settings (like summer camps) as well as one-on-one privately.

I’m very flexible with timing, and available as often as you’d like, Sunday to Friday.
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August 18, 2019
Ashley
Bettina is a great teacher! Very accommodating, explains things in a way that makes it easy for non-French speakers to understand
July 23, 2019
Julie
May 22, 2019
Peggy
Bettina helped me to succeed at speaking French with my non-English speaking friends in Paris, on a recent trip to Paris. She helped me realize that I could speak the language again. Bettinas’ style, knowledge, and patience are some of her keys to my success in Paris. I appreciate her effort. I will continue in a manner such that I will not lose this progress. Merci beacoup!

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Bettina S.

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My strong interest for languages oriented me towards a "Literature Baccalaureate" for which I studied - among other fields - German, English, Ancient Greek and Latin, and graduated Summa cum Laude in 2010. After high school, I went on to study for five years at Sciences Po Paris, France's elite school for social and political sciences.

Learning about the hidden history of words and the construction of sentences has always fascinated me, and I strongly believe that this is what makes the difference between a regular native speaker, and one who can actually transmit his knowledge of the language. Writing and speaking a proper french is not enough. When it comes to teaching, one has to be able to explain the "why" behind each word, idiom and grammatical rule, because that is how we remember best. Combined with a burning desire to understand movies, songs and books in their original version, this method makes wonders. Because as my best teacher once told me : “ We get into a culture ...

About Soleine

I'm a native of the south of France who loves everything that comes with learning and teaching a new language, ranging from basic grammar to literature, including oral conversations about pop culture.

My strong interest for languages oriented me towards a "Literature Baccalaureate" for which I studied - among other fields - German, English, Ancient Greek and Latin, and graduated Summa cum Laude in 2010. After high school, I went on to study for five years at Sciences Po Paris, France's elite school for social and political sciences.

Learning about the hidden history of words and the construction of sentences has always fascinated me, and I strongly believe that this is what makes the difference between a regular native speaker, and one who can actually transmit his knowledge of the language. Writing and speaking a proper french i

s not enough. When it comes to teaching, one has to be able to explain the "why" behind each word, idiom and grammatical rule, because that is how we remember best. Combined with a burning desire to understand movies, songs and books in their original version, this method makes wonders. As one of my best teachers once told me : “ We get into a culture through its language, and we get into a language through its culture.”

But first and foremost, I will adapt the content of my lessons to reach YOUR specific goal, wether it is to chat with friends, understand the news, or even get a job !
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July 9, 2019
Michael
Soleine exhibits a lot of patience, which is helpful when learning a new language. Also, she explains how to speak and pronounce, while adding grammar lessons in the process. Looking forward to additional lessons with Soleine!
May 22, 2019
Robbie
Good lessons. Too many computer glitches.
April 23, 2019
Robbie

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Soleine T.

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Do you have a question that you're afraid to ask your teacher? Want to understand exactly why Duolingo said your answer was wrong? Ask me! I studied French at a college level for two and a half years and have ben speaking ever since- if I don't know the answer, I know where to go to find the answer. I will tailor the lessons to your needs so you truly have a great foundation for your French-learning journey. Allons-y!

About Robin

I’ve studied French on and off since I was 8 years old, continuing throughout high school and completing the major requirements for an associates degree in French, plus an extra semester. I also taught sixth and seventh graders an Intro to French class, where the goal was to make learning a new language fun. I am prepared to meet you at your level, and help you reach your goals. The lessons will be mostly in French, so you can get as much immersion as possible. Cultural experiences will also be a part of the lesson, including food, music, and history. I want to know what your objective is, so I can create a lesson plan tailored to your needs.

My musical career began when I was nine years old playing the flute and violin. I started singing in choir at 11 and started theatre at 13. I studied acting at the Actor Training Program, a subset

of Solano Community College. I’ve also performed in professional shows around the Bay Area, with companies such as Contra Costa Civic Theatre, Missouri Street Theatre, and Lamplighters Music Theatre. I recently graduated from Circle in the Square Theatre School with a diploma in Musical Theatre. I’m now based in Brooklyn, ready to work with anyone within the five boroughs!

I started cooking when I was nine years old. My mother was in the hospital for nine days, and I was left to my father’s care. He’s a great father, but an absent-minded man who only ate once a day, so I lived off of what I could make for myself-cereal and soy sauce top ramen. I vowed to never be dependent on someone else to cook for me, and I want to give that same independence to you! I’ll teach you how to make simple flavorful dishes on a budget, so that you can be in control of what you eat (and hopefully we wont make too big a mess in the process).
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Robin M.

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Hi, I'm a french native and I was living in Colombia for 6 years. So I manage both languages perfectly. I have long experience teaching to foreigner (10 years). I wrote my own methods to teach them.

About Kévin

i'm french native. I lived 6 years in Colombia. So I manage both languages perfectly. I wrote my own methods to learn French and Spanish. I've patience teaching and I always try to found the best tip to make you learning easiest.
So... Nice to meet you !!

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Kévin R.

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Hamza im a french native speaker and had all my education in french, i grew up in morroco and lived in Paris for a five years, I like sharing my culture and languages with different people, I also teached french and arsbic to a lot of my friends in several places in the United States. Everything can seem easy with focus. Who said learning French was hard? You will be amazed of how fast you will improve so don’t hesitate to contact me, that’s what we are here for!”

About Hamza

Hello! I am a French native speaker and a certified teacher of French as a Foreign language. I grew up in Morroco and lived in Paris for a few years. I am thrilled to be on board and to share with you. You will be amazed at how fast you will improve. I look forward to hearing from you, don’t hesitate to contact me, that’s what we are here for!

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Hamza N.

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Hello, I am Virginie, I am French and I have been a French as a foreign language teacher for 10 years. I am passionate about teaching. I have a Master 's degree in French as a foreign language from a French university. I taught in India for 9 months, in France for 4 years, in Mexico for 5 years and I currently live in USA. I speak fluently Spanish and English. I gave class in various institutions: secondary school, high school, university, language school and private lesson. I totally adapt myself to the needs of the student. I particularly love the fun part of the oral expression. I identify perfectly the level of the student in the CECR scale, which helps to understand the needs of the student. Hope to see you soon!

About Virginie

Hello, I am Virginie, I am French and I have been a French as a foreign language teacher for 10 years. I am passionate about teaching. I have a Master 's degree in French as a foreign language from a French university. I taught in India for 9 months, in France for 4 years, in Mexico for 5 years and I currently live in USA. I speak fluently Spanish and English. I gave class in various institutions: secondary school, high school, university, language school and private lesson. I totally adapt myself to the needs of the student. I particularly love the fun part of the oral expression. I identify perfectly the level of the student in the CECR scale, which helps to understand the needs of the student. Hope to see you soon!

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August 15, 2019
Joseph
I really enjoyed my first lesson. Virginie is passionate about helping me learn this beautiful language.

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"Starting out as a complete beginner in French, Marie took the time to make sure the pace and style of tutoring was right for me. Now, I'm grasping the lan
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