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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Elementary Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Teaching since 1998
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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I majored in Highschool in French and used to be fluent and so I'd like to give you a start off into this beautiful language and culture that I had the privilege growing up next to -as a neighbor so to say!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in t

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
Paula D.
Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
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Jonathan G.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Ph.D., Music from University of Washington (Seattle)
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Jonathan G.

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I have taught beginning French in a classroom setting and beginning and intermediate French in a tutoring setting. During my time as a graduate student, I worked abroad for several months in France.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Adam
I've been taking piano lessons with Jonathan for over a month now and I've been very pleased with his teaching. He's extremely knowledgeable and skilled, but what I appreciate most is his enthusiasm during lessons. He keeps the lessons fun, even when the subject matter is difficult. On top of this, he's just a cool, nice guy who I've enjoyed getting to know.
Brandon
Working with Johnathan has been a joy.

It was my purpose setting out to study music in general, not just to study an instrument but to use the instrument as a means of approaching music in the abstract. I set out to study music’s mechanics and theoretical foundations.

Jonathan is very knowledgeable and very meticulous. He has a precise and analytical sort of mind, and very strong foundations in his classical training.

To have a wealth of knowledge in one's subject is not enough, one also has to know how to teach (which is a whole skillset of its own). It is clear Jonathan is an experienced teacher. I have never felt rushed with Jonathan, he is very generous with his time. He provides ample resources for study outside of our sessions, and is quick to respond to emails. He has lent me books, sent me links to videos, and provided me with plenty of homework.

Jonathan has also been very accommodating in allowing me to have some authority in planning lessons and exploring my own interests. Particularly I wanted to study modal music and found a folk song in the Locrian Mode. We took a break from the Suzuki work we had been doing and he helped me transcribe the song and practice.

I could not recommend Jonathan enough, I am switching focus from violin to piano for the time being and will be employing him as my piano tutor, and I’m very much considering taking spanish lessons under his tutelage as well.
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
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David M.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MASTER DEGREE from EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL (LILLE, FRANCE)
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David M.

52 Reviews
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Bonjour et Bienvenue!
I am a French native from Paris. I'll be happy to help you improve your French! I am a professional translator and interpreter who also loves teaching and tutoring. You can count on me for fun and dynamic lessons :)
A bientôt!

About David

I love teaching and sharing what I know, especially when it comes to languages! I always listen to the student's needs and interests, and I make sure learning is fun and precise. I am a French native, from Paris. I studied, lived and worked for many years in Spain and Latin America, and I am now ba

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Kyle
My son looks forward to his French lessons with David. After being a virtual student during Covid-19, my son returned to school this year to find he was behind the students who went in-person last year. My son had a lot of anxiety from falling behind but said David “makes it (catching up) fun.”
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Bettina S.

80 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, French, Swedish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Bettina S.

80 Reviews
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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! I understand that learning French can feel intimidating, especially for English speakers. That's why I am very patient, and very willing to explain and teach things in many different ways.

About Bettina

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 proces

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Richard
Very patient with a beginner.
Charlsie
She is very knowledgeable and encouraging! I enjoy each lesson and truly notice progress in my Hebrew learning.
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Bettina is very kind and patient. I only take one class a week and my memory is not always great but she takes the time to remind me what I have learned in past lessons. She is great!
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Helen M.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Ukrainian, Russian, French
  • Master's degree in French language and literature from Donetsk National University
  • Teaching since 2009
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Helen M.

44 Reviews
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I've been teaching French for 11 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of French culture, study abroad in French speaking countries, and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate like a pro! I typically use the living language books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: recording equipment, worksheets, textbooks, and more. I love working with students of all experience levels and can't wait to meet you!

About Helen

Hi, there! My name is Helen and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students to speak a new language, to successfully pass their exams, and to increase their language confidence. I went to National University of Donetsk (Ukraine) and

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Sheila
Continue to enjoy Russian with Helen. She has patience and breaks down the language so that it's understandable and easier to grasp.
Kerry
Milo liked her French lesson very much. Thank you Helen!
Sheila
Lessons continue to go well. Learning more each week. Helen continues to be patient with me, guiding me along.
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Jean-Luc B.

128 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master’s in Art, Art History and French Literature from ICART (Paris)
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Jean-Luc B.

128 Reviews
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My Course for Beginner is designed for students who wish to learn basic grammar, common vocabulary, numbers, the time of day, days of the week and more. The class largely stresses conversation and comprehension with a moderate emphasis on reading and writing. The student will also be exposed to French and Francophone culture.
My Course for Intermediate and Advanced will improve your ability to comprehend, converse and write in French. Increase vocabulary and expand your grammar, conversations.

About Jean-Luc

Dear Learners My name is Jean-Luc, I am from the Loire Valley in France and have broad experience in teaching French at various levels (beginners to AP French, DELF and DALF) for numerous years. Based on the belief that a better world for all can be achieved through better communication, my missio

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Mr. Jean-Luc B. was a great teacher and my son really learned a lot from him during the summer. This learning has helped him to do well during the school year. I would highly recommend Mr. Jean-Luc B to anyone wanting to learn French as he was highly punctual and his way of teaching was very clear and understandable.

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"Evelyne is a great instructor! Very fun to talk to, clear diction and easy to understand. I'm very much looking forward to our continued lessons."
Tali
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"I've only had three classes but feel I've already learned so much. Learning a new language can be intimidating but Elsa is patient and very kind throughout the process. I was worried about sounding silly but she encourages you every step of the way. She really is a great teacher!!"
Alexia
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"We move fast and he’s great at staying on task. No time wasted. Jean Luc is pleasant to work with and very prepared. I’m enjoying our lessons so far."
Allison
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"This is an updated/revised review, now that I have been working with Philippe for a year and a half.

Philippe is truly a rare and outstanding instructor. He takes the time to tailor our lessons to my specific needs and interests. He also makes himself available outside our lessons for any questions that may arise.

Philippe periodically sends articles and other resources that are of interest. This is an impressive reminder of his dedication to the advancement of each and every student.

Through practicing the language, we have gotten to know each other well, and I truly consider Philippe to be not only my French instructor, but a good friend.

I strongly recommend Philippe without any reservation!"
Dave
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Excellent attention to details and clarity"
Stan
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"My first French lesson ever with Zach was great. He’s a really nice guy and was super patient with me. Definitely looking forward to continued sessions with him."
Brian
Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"Evelyne is an excellent teacher; she fully explains everything, and is very encouraging and kind. She is a highly qualified teacher, and I enjoy my lessons with her very much."
Robyn
Took French lessons from Evelyne M.
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"Elsa is a lovely person and great french instructor who is passionate about helping her students improve their ability in French. My mom and I have been taking lessons with Elsa now for several months now and I've noticed a marked improvement in my vocabulary and grammer.
Je recommande vivement Elsa comme professeur-vous vous en profiterez immensément."
Michel
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Evelyne is a superb French teacher. She is knowledgeable, patient, enthusiastic and a pleasure to know and to take French lessons from, either in person or online (I have done both and will continue to do so.) Robert C."
Robert
Took French lessons from Evelyne M.
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"Isabelle is a wonderful native French teacher who speaks fluent English. She has helped me so much with accent reduction, verb conjugation, and medical French. She curtails the lesson to my needs and is very flexible. I highly recommend her for beginner to advanced French students!"
Tina
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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