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Chrissy S.

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

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Fabrice K.

23 Reviews
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Bonjour et Enchanté

My name is Fabrice and I am excited that you are considering French lessons with me.

French is not just a beautiful language, it is a culture and people rich in Liberté, Egalité, and Fraternité. With all of my students, we not only explore the richness of the language but also the expansiveness and depth of the culture, people, and of course the country.

I am confident in my ability to help you learn French in easy and fun lessons. I have helped students of all ages, most of whom have little to no experience with the language. Today, many of these, same, students are well versed in conversational French and able to read, write, speak, and explore the language and culture in ways they didn’t imagine. I have also worked with students who have a good understanding of the language and wish to brush-up on their skills or work to perfect the language as a native speaker.

I apply numerous strategies that will depend on how you like to learn, however, I ...

About Fabrice

Bonjour! Native to Le Mans, France, the rillettes region, I began my teaching career in 2014, using both the online and in-person platforms. I have also worked in an independent private school and in a liberal arts college as an advanced French teacher in New York State. Before my teaching career

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Félix P.
Fabrice is an excellent tutor for my two young boys, very patient, playful and with a clear plan for each lesson. He is super accommodating as far as schedule goes and did I mention patient.. oh I did. :) It is worth repeating! We will definitely be continuing and are grateful to have found him! Merci Fabrice !
Michelle
Fabrice is the ultimate French teacher. He’s a native speaker who brings, not only language, but wonderful tidbits of French culture to learning experience. He has geared tutoring sessions to meet my needs and interests. He is knowledgeable, interesting and funny. You won’t be disappointed!
Jon
I started taking French lessons with Fabrice three years ago when I was planning a trip to France to visit my in-law’s. After about three weeks, I had the confidence and basic language skills to feel comfortable speaking to native French speakers. About one month before my trip, I was speaking French pretty much fluently. Fabrice is personable, kind and very passionate about teaching French. His strategies, weekly challenges and attention to detail really have made this an enjoyable experience that I have continued with him for the past 3 years. Merci beaucoup Fabrice for being an awesome, qualified and competent French teacher. I recommend Fabrice without hesitation.

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Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Spanish, French
  • Master's Degree in Management from Ecole de Management de Grenoble, France
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Isabelle S.

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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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Diane C.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, English, German, French, Duala
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
  • Teaching since 1976
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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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Roman N.

75 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Korean, French, English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roman N.

75 Reviews
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*****Your progress begins as you are reading this intro*****

There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program: 

1 Making the right choice requires two things. First, collect the info:  Watch my videos, read my profile and my reviews.  I provide a well structured curriculum,    various sets of input and comprehensible grammar sheets which are all included.  Second, try a few classes and see if you get the feeling "I like this guy and I trust he can help" because YES: chemistry is important since it creates a special bond that will help us achieve our goals.
2 Always record your sessions so you can stay focused during your interaction with the teacher because that’s when the real learning is happening. After you can watch it and take notes. This approach has proved itself as the most efficient way to improve retention. All those tons of material will be well organized in your notebook and in your head. It’s like you are creating your own textbook which ...

About Roman

*****Your progress begins as you are reading this intro***** There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program:  1 Making the right choice requires two things. First, collect the info:  Watch my videos, read my profile and my reviews.  I provide a well structured cur

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Mario
High quality learning
Gina V.
Awesome… Roman had a good method, I will continue with him
William
Yeah, there are still a lot to learn and a lot of questions to ask, apparently, because it has only been my 4th class with him as of now. Well, we'll get there.
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Philippe F.

92 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 13 to 65
  • Master Business Administration from Schiller International University., Paris-France
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Philippe F.

92 Reviews
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I have been teaching for over ten years and most recently for USG officers on a one-on-one basis, as well as in group setting. In addition I conduct online classes for them as well as for private students, whose levels range from beginners to level 4. Born, raised and educated in France, my style is unique as I adapt myself to the student's needs, creating lessons plans based on the student's abilities and progress. I emphasis speaking over all. I measure progress on a regular basis, so as to adjust myself to the students strengths and helping the student to reach the assigned goal.

About Philippe

Born, educated and raised in France. Dual US/French citizen Summary of Skills: Experience developing and providing instructions in French language Experience in conducting conversational and written classes for students Skilled in improving foreign language reading, writing, and speaking a

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Alexandra Santulli
I have taken French and Italian with Philippe and it has been a great experience. He provides helpful resources and focuses on functional, realistic conversations. He has helped me improve my language skills in a non-stressful manner.
Allison
Mr Fadi is very welcoming and professional. Our first lesson was conducted at my pace and the course outline was discussed. He provides multiple resources to aid in learning and really cares about understanding the language versus regurgitating phrases. I look forward to working with him!
Anne
I can highly recommend Phillippe. He is a pleasure to have discussions with in order to practice speaking and offers many many different resources to help. He does this all without causing anxiety or pressure on the student learning. He is patient and very kind

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"He is very clear and patient. He is a wonderful instructor."
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"Outstanding teaching abilities. Very organized and precise! Exactly what I was looking for in a teacher!"
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Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"David makes learning fun! His lessons are comfortable and friendly, not intimidating at all."
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Took French lessons from David M.
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"I had a really good time! Can't wait for the next one."
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Took French lessons from Isabel S.
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"Jean Luc is an excellent teacher. He is patient and comes prepared for each lesson with a lesson plan suited to meet the students needs. After a few lessons, my daughter now (his student) feels more confident and has shared with me that she has made significant progress in speaking in French (compound sentences). Thanks Jean Luc!"
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Just completed my first class with Roman and it went very well. He is very nice and slows down to cover areas that I need to spend more time on."
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Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Me, and my 4years old doughter are happy First lesson was more then expected Chrissy is very talented and nice Hope everything will go well with our french lessons in the future Thank you, Chrissy!"
Alexandra
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"Wonderful first class! Evelyn is a super great teacher!! I am really excited to learn French from her!! Thank you, Evelyn!!!"
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Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"I have to say that of all the many language lessons I have taken in my life, I have never see such progression in just a short amount of time! Sophie's technique is exceptionally effective and was personalized to my life and language goals. She is professional yet also very pleasant, friendly and interesting to talk to. I plan to return to her as soon as I'm ready to take up studying French once again! Merci Sophie!"
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Took French lessons from Sophie D.
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