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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
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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.
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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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Garry F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Garry F.

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What makes French lesson unique is because it is a beautiful and complex language. Its pronunciation and sound are amazing. My students will learn the vocabulary, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and grammar combined together to help them understand and build their own French sentences with confidence. I learned French from High School for more than 12 years. I can speak it, read it, and write it. I will teach with empathy meaning that I will use my strategies into my students shoes to help them understand and succeed.

About Garry

My name is Garry F. I earned my Bachelors with Honors from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts in 2010, and 2 Masters one in Leadership from Northeastern University in 2014 and another one in Health Informatics from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona with Honors reaching a GPA

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Celine L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Celine L.

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I am native from France and have been teaching for over 20 years and I am passionate about sharing my culture and language.
Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or novice, I am here to help you speak French and have fun while doing it!

About Celine

My name is Céline and I am from France, I currently live in Upstate New York with my family. I have been teaching for over 20 years in various institutions and I am now working mostly remotely, offering my skills to worldwide students and families. Teaching young ones how to read and write is

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Cinderella
Celine was my middle school french teacher, and is a delightful person who makes learning French easy and fun
Jose
Celine is the best teacher one could hope for. She has been teaching both my children how to read and write in French & has been helping me in my goal to speak fluently with my spouse family members. I highly recommend Celine, a true native and makes learning fun !
Pauline
It’s such a pleasure to learn French with Mrs. Celine. I love how she combines Music 🎶 to make French practice easier and fun.
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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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Diane C.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, English, German, French, Duala
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diane C.

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French is my second language, but it often feels as it if were the first, as I have been speaking it for so many years on an everyday, educational, and professional basis. I have official native-level proficiency. My grammar is excellent, as I learned the rules in junior high school in the Paris suburbs (grammar is an important part of French schooling). Culture is also a big part of learning a language, and I am well versed in French literature, pop culture, idioms, and more.
Recently, one of my first TakeLessons students passed her B2 exam, which allows her to apply to French universities. It's not an easy exam, the culmination of several years of classes and several months of test-prepping.
I edited a 240-page scholarly book in French, "De La Case A La Villa" (published 2014), and have spoken on French-language television and at professional conferences.
I give both private and group lessons.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! Yay! We can start in-person lessons again, as long as basic distancing is kept. I have been vaccinated and I would prefer my students to be vaccinated, too, but it's not a deal breaker. I teach several languages: French, German, and English for non-native English speaker

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Julia J.
We had a wonderful experience doing online lessons with Ms Diane. My son was engaged and interested in the lesson times and he looked forward to seeing Ms Diane every week. We intend to resume lessons once the summer is over.
Daria
I have been a student with Diane for the last few years and she is the best French teacher I have ever had. Not only is she an amazing teacher but she is also genuinely fun to be with. This year, Diane helped me pass the French B2 Certification exam - she provided me with all the resources I could have ever hoped for, and I really couldn't have done it without her! I highly recommend her for anyone
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Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
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Bonjour! I was born and raised in France. Several of my students have learnt and practiced French with me for 5+ years. I focus on your very needs, either using your methodology, or any other. I can recommend at least one 45 to 60-minute lesson per week; or two 30-minute lessons per week. I suggest websites and books. I provide complementary support to Rosetta Stone and various foreign language learning apps such as Babbel or Duolingo.

About Isabelle

I am a native French speaker born in France; I have lived in the USA since 2000 and speak English fluently. I teach both French and English as a Second Language (ESL). I am used to teaching/ coaching/ interacting with students of all ages (12-80+) and with professionals in a corporate environment.

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Carol L
In my French lessons, Isabelle has worked with me on pronunciation, reading, vocabulary and syntax. Isabelle is always patient and shows a strong command of french and how to convey concepts. I really appreciate & enjoy my lessons with Isabelle.
Kathryn
Just finished my 4th class with Isabelle. She has been very helpful with my French conversation. She meets me at my level and then challenges me. She speaks clearly and at a speed I can understand. The notes after the lesson are excellent and help me to continue my learning. I highly recommend Isabelle!
Brian
"Listener" is how I would describe Isabelle, and it's why she is a great teacher. I brought a lot of random questions into lessons each week and she helped me with all of the answers. She also used the answers to my questions to show me further examples to be able to help me frame why things were the way they were. This is my first French teacher but I couldn't be happier with the time I've gotten from Isabelle. I would highly recommend her as a teacher.

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"I am very pleased with my lessons with Jean-Luc. He is very supportive, personable, and friendly. The lessons are stress free and allow me to learn a lot, especially pronunciation and correct grammar. I had five classes and enjoyed them all. Thanks a lot."
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"I’ve been working with Philippe Fadi for about a year now and he’s been a very good fit for me as a busy professional also trying to improve her French. He’s very understanding and not intimidating or critical when I make mistakes (even when correcting me). He’s been able to flex to meet my learning style and time limitations with work, which has been much appreciate. Highly recommended."
Enid
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"I had a very good experience during my French lessons with Ms. Marie-Ange. She was very kind and easy to work with. She looks for creative ways to help you memorize new information and makes learning fun. She also makes sure to stay focused and makes teaching plans that best suit your needs. Overall, she was a very good teacher and I benefitted a lot from her lessons."
Jessica
Took French lessons from Marie A K.
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"Tania is a very easy going teacher. This helps the student remain relaxed during those difficult parts of the lesson. When it gets challenging for the student, it is important that no judgement be conveyed by the instructor. Only praise. I really appreciate this because learning a new language can be trying. Enjoying my progress so far. Thanks Tania!"
Guillermo
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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"I had a very fun time with Elsa learning cards with french expressions on them."
Michelle
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Gabrielle is a fantastic teacher. She not only is a native French speaker she is also a grammar guru! She has helped me finally understand my verb conjugations (probably because she teaches young children and can reduce the information to the simplest terms - thanks Gabrielle). She’s also patient and lovely and wonderful to work with. Honestly, I couldn’t be happier."
Pam
Took French lessons from Gabrielle A.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson! Fabrice has a warm personality and a clear instructional style. He is gearing the lessons to my French level and my needs. Looking foreword to working more with Fabrice!"
MIchelle
Took French lessons from Fabrice K.
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"Roman is a wonderful teacher. Can't say enough about what a great teacher Roman is—not only when it comes to French learning but also learning in general. He embodies a perfect balance of being observant, always noticing where your weaknesses are and being encouraging, always making you feel like you can do it. He's patient yet always pushes you to do better. Not everyone who knows French is a good French teacher. You need to know how to teach. And Roman knows how to teach. This sets him apart from all the French tutors I've had in the past. I feel much more confident and, for the first time, I come to believe if I put in the work, I can really speak French."
Siri
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Had done 3-4 online courses with Valentina before a vacation to France. Lessons were helpful and enjoyable."
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Took French lessons from Valentina S.
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"Professor Fadi is a wonderful teacher who runs a very interactive class. He is extremely helpful and encouraging and though his classes can be challenging, they are also very rewarding and fun. He encourages students to role play, which has helped all of us become more comfortable with our vocabulary and offers a different way to learn the language. He also provides additional resources both in and out of class to assist students with learning the materials and is always available to assist with questions. He's a wonderful professor."
Courtney ONeil
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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