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Helen M.

Denver, CO
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Kenji Luis T.

Indianapolis, IN
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Roman N.

San Diego, CA
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Helen M.

Denver, CO

I've been teaching French for 6 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!

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Mana March 22, 2016
French · In home
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She is very sweet and fantastic with kids. Very patient! The lessons are easy to follow and she has games and fun learning stuffs for kids. We are very happy with her! Highly recommended!
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Courtney B. September 30, 2015
Russian · In home
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Helen is an exemplary Russian teacher. She is on-time, always prepared, patient and her lessons well thought out. I'm making excellent progress and highly recommend her.
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Stephen S. August 23, 2015
Russian · In home
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Great teacher.
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Kenji Luis T.

Indianapolis, IN

Initially I like to evaluate the student's current comprehension level (regardless of years studied) to better select the appropriate starting point. From there, if there is a specific subject matter or course work/syllabus for a class that needs to be followed, I can tailor lessons to fit those needs. Throughout lessons, I like to bring in elements such as cartoons, newspapers, movie clips, etc. to aid in understanding everyday usage & make learning practical and pertinent to the student.

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Venkat N. April 10, 2016
Spanish · Online
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He's a really good teacher and emphasises a lot on pronunciation which is really good for you in the future.
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Wendy P. April 4, 2016
French · Online
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Kenji is awesome! I can't wait for next week! And maybe even the homework.
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Kerry C. March 17, 2016
French · Online
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Have been with Kenji for a few months now. In that time my 7th grade son has gone from an "F" in French to a "B+". He got 100% on a test he took today. Mason loves working with him. Kenji makes the lessons fun and accessible. He also tailors them perfectly to Mason's ability and provides him with worksheets each week by email. He is also very easy to schedule with. I am a teacher myself, so I know quality teaching and Kenji is tops!
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Roman N.

San Diego, CA

*****Before you sign up*****

There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program.
1. I always expect more from my students because I have observed and documented all general traits and phases of language development during my classes and yes, you can always do better than you think you can.
2. My classes go beyond standard delivery of grammar and vocabulary. I bring my students to understanding of how a particular language works as a communication tool and how it can be enhanced.
3. Progress, feeling of accomplishment and remarkable results are just as important and desirable for me as for you therefore I do my best as a teacher for helping you to do your best as a student which should not be a problem if you have made the decision: "I will be proficient in this language!"

I Taught French within U.S. public education institutions, provided private classes for children and adults, developed and implemented individualized syllabus for diplomats, high ...

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Loriann April 25, 2016
French · Online
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Roman is a wonderful French teacher. I am an absolute beginner with minimal understanding of the French language. During each lesson, Roman is quickly able to identify my weaknesses and hone in on how to improve them. He also follows up with homework and materials after each class that is customized to my level. In just 7 or 8 hours of lessons, I feel comfortable putting basic sentences together and have grown immensely in understanding others speak Francaise. Thank you Roman!
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Annie S. April 3, 2016
French · Online
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Very patient and works at whatever pace you're learning
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Rimma March 31, 2016
French · Online
There three major reasons why I am so happy with the classes:
1. Every session Roman manages to make me work really hard without any stress or pressure.
2. I only pay for classes but get much more: class supporting materials, various activities that are always very fun, homework, work sheets, grammar presentation etc.
3. I spent four years in school leaning French but could never speak it. After my third class with Roman I was already interacting with him using the language!

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