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So far, my French classes were amazing and my instructor is amazing too. She made it very simple to learn and gave me tricks for fast learning.

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French Lessons

Did you know more than 275 million people speak French around the world? Some of the most common places you’ll hear this language spoken is in France, Congo, Canada, Cameroon, Belgium, and beyond.

If you have your heart set on learning this Romance language, we can help. Here at TakeLessons, we offer private French lessons where you’ll receive instruction from a certified tutor. You can meet with your teacher in person or choose to take the best online French lessons with us. Sign up today and join the 275 million other French speakers who communicate in this language!

Certified French Teachers

We understand the importance of working with a qualified and experienced tutor, and that’s why we offer the best French teachers around. We only work with certified teachers who have passed background checks and have the skills and knowledge to help you master this language.

To find out more about our instructors, check our listing of French tutors near you. You can see what kind of experience they have, read feedback from their previous students, and review their starting rates. The average cost of an hour-long session is $58, but you may find hourly rates ranging between $25 and $130, depending on the teacher and your specific preferences. You can even start a conversation with our tutors beforehand to make sure they’re a good match.

Simply select your teacher, determine your schedule, and pick your lesson package. And, as the French might say, “voila!” you’re all set to start.

French Online Lessons for All Ages

You’ve probably heard that children’s brains are like sponges, and there’s certainly some truth to that, as kids often have an easier time picking up a second language compared to adults. However, that doesn’t mean it’s too late for you to begin studying French. Students of all ages can become fluent in this language!

We invite students young and old to begin studying French with us. Our certified tutors provide French lessons for kids and adults that cater to each individual student. Anyone can learn this language, regardless of their age. Sign up for our in-person or online French lessons today!

French Lessons for All Levels

If “au revoir” and “oui” are the only two French words you know, no problem! Our French lessons for beginners will help you expand your vocabulary. However, if you’re already reading novels in French and watching French films, then you might be ready for our more advanced lessons.

At TakeLessons, our tutors welcome students of all skill levels to join our sessions. No matter what level you’re starting at, our tutor will assess what you already know and create customized lessons to align with your language goals. Wherever you are in your learning journey, allow our tutors to guide you.

Sample Curriculum for Beginner French Lessons

During your French lessons for beginners, you’ll start with the basics, such as:

  • Basic grammar and sentence structure
  • Essential vocabulary
  • How to form a question
  • Verb conjugations, tenses, and moods

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate French Lessons

Your teacher might choose to cover:

  • Pronunciation
  • Conversation skills
  • Intermediate grammar and vocabulary
  • Intermediate verb conjugations

Sample Curriculum for Advanced French Lessons

Advanced lessons will vary, but you might cover some of the following topics:

  • Listening and advanced reading comprehension
  • Mastering French dialects and idioms around the world
  • Advanced verb conjugations
  • French culture and history
  • French poetry and meaning

Live French Lessons With TakeLessons Live

TakeLessons is always looking to expand our learning options, offering our students a wide variety of lessons and types of learning. One of our newest offerings is TakeLessons Live, which features an ongoing schedule of live classes and on-demand media for language students to access.

A TakeLessons Live membership includes numerous online group classes in rotation on our website, allowing you to log into a class when it fits your busy schedule. For example, say you’re on lunch break—simply log into TakeLessons Live and see if there’s an Intermediate French class currently in session! Our platform allows you to log in, join the activity, and log out when you have to get back to work. We also have a mobile app for convenient learning when using your handheld devices.

Another benefit is the on-demand videos and readings available on TakeLessons Live. You’ll be able to access fun exercises in the French language, learn commonly used phrases, or level up your abilities with in-depth lessons. Since it’s available 24 hours a day, you’ll never have to stop learning.

With an ongoing schedule of lessons, you can log into all types of online group classes, even ones outside your chosen discipline. If you’d like to explore a whole new world of learning options, such as art or woodworking, you can log into any of our over 300 classes on the TakeLessons Live platform, which is available online or via our mobile app.

Say you want to supplement your French lessons with a little Spanish or German learning. You can easily take classes in other languages or explore different subjects such as guitar, music theory, or computer programming. The beauty of TakeLessons Live is that it doesn’t hinder your natural curiosity, letting you explore what feels right for you.

Come try the online group classes at TakeLessons Live and explore a whole new world of learning!

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You’ve always dreamed of learning French, so what are you waiting for? Sign up for our in-person or online French lessons today. We make it simple; just select your tutor, pick your schedule, choose your package, and score our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee—you’ll be saying “bonjour” to fluency in no time!


What is the fastest way to learn French?

One of the fastest ways to master French is to study one-on-one with a private tutor. During your French lessons, your tutor will provide you with the resources you need to become fluent in this language.

Your teacher will instruct you based on your preferred learning style, go at a comfortable pace that suits you, answer all your questions, and offer you constructive feedback so that you can achieve all your language goals. As long as you listen to your tutor’s instructions and dedicate time and effort to practicing and studying, you’ll find yourself on the fastest track toward fluency.

Is it easy to learn French?

It depends. Some students say that this language is relatively easy to learn if you already know English, but it does have some challenging pronunciations that can be difficult to master. That said, when you take private lessons, your tutor will help you understand even the most challenging aspects of this language so that you can more easily become fluent. During your private sessions, your tutor will give you the tools you need to read, write, and speak this beautiful language with ease.

Can I learn French for free?

You might find some free French resources, but here at TakeLessons, we strive to make learning French affordable for all our students.

Our French teachers have hourly rates that start at $15, so you’re sure to find a tutor that aligns with your budget. While you do have to pay for our lessons, you will get value from working one-on-one with a private French teacher. Unlike many free options, you’ll get paired up with a certified teacher who will help you every step of the way, guiding you toward fluency.

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