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Claire G.

78 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Awarded Elected Member of the Society of Pi Kappa Lambda from Beta Omega Chapter
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Claire G.

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I was born and raised in Nice, France. I arrived in the United States in 2010, to study music in California. I just received my doctorate from the University of Miami.

I have taught French to foreign people in France since I was 18 years old (my mother has been doing that for over 30 years now) and since I arrived here to adults and students. I was also a French tutor during my Bachelor, Master and Doctorate programs.

Through private lessons I can help you get ready for exams and midterms, help you improve your french or just offer you to have a conversation with a native speaker. I love my culture and would love to share it with you if you are interested.

About Claire

Hello, my name is Claire and I am originally from Nice in the South of France. I moved to the United States in August 2010 to study music at the University level and just graduated in May 2020 with a Doctorate in Music. On Takelessons, I teach both Music and French. I have the experience of te

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Pamela
She is a native french speaker. She is well organized and responsive - easy to learn from!
Bryn
I have been taking lessons with Claire for several months now, and I have been really enjoying them. She is very professional, very welcoming, and has really helped me improve my French. I highly recommend her!
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Jacqueline G.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $85
  • Speaks French
  • French, Economics from Tufts University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Jacqueline G.

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Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 120 French students including at most local Bay Area schools as well as many out-of-state. I work with each student to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with all aspects of French including grammar, conversation, vocabulary, and overall fluency.

About Jacqueline

Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 120 French students at all levels including beginners, AP students, and adult learners. I work with each student to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with a

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Gwen
Jacqueline is helping my daughter prep for Le Grand Concours. Jacqueline has an excellent methodical approach and we look forward to her help beyond the exam as my daughter works to improve her French reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.
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I started taking lessons from Jacqueline in person but have moved to online during the shutdown. I'm 66 and have taken some formal french courses but my conversational skills are lacking. It is often difficult finding a teacher that can be effective with someone in my age group. Jacqueline has been excellent at getting me to converse, improving my pronunciation, and working on my comprehension and grammar. We generally meet once a week but I would recommend more often.
Janis
Our family has found Jacqueline to be an awesome tutor for our high school daughter. Not only is she kind, thorough and patient, but Jacqueline always makes it a point to find out what the local high school teachers are teaching and what methods they're using. She has a very friendly and approachable manner and loves what she teaches.
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Jason G.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • French and Francophone Studies from The Pennsylvania State University
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Jason G.

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I've studied French for over 5 years and I can relate to anyone who is just starting to learn a language. I've taken all types of French classes from beginner to advanced college-level. I've traveled to France before and practiced my speaking with native speakers. I also have French friends that compliment my skills. I tailor my lessons to the student's specific needs and I can teach basic grammar and pronunciation to linguistics to history.

About Jason

My name is Jason and I graduated from Penn State University with degrees in French, German, and Linguistics with honors in Linguistics. I wrote my honors thesis on morphosyntax in German in relation to particles and prepositions. I also developed a research project related to speech perception with

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David M.

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

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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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David is passionate about teaching which makes lessons extremely fun!
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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer W.

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Due to my enthusiasm for Foreign languages, I am fluent in French and can read Russian, German, and Spanish. French was my minor and chemistry was my major. I was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society based on my achievements in the fields of chemistry and French. I have also enhanced my fluency in French by traveling abroad, including residing in France at the University of Poitiers as well as traveling abroad to Paris, Brussels, and Calais. I look forward to spreading my enthusiasm for foreign languages to others.

About Jennifer

Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US A

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Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.
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Elise H.

3 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary
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Elise H.

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I can speak four languages, so I understand what it is like to learn a new language which is what makes me an excellent French tutor and teacher. Being born and raised in Belgium it was not optional in my Flemish or English-speaking schools to not learn French from 5-10th grade. French was the most difficult for me to learn how to write but I am grateful for the French tutor I had growing up. Therefore, I want to do the same for others. I truly believe in the power of believing in others because eventually, they could excel in a subject they never thought they could which has a big impact on one's self-esteem and opportunities. It would be my honor to help you grow and learn French!

About Elise

Hello! My name is Elise. I was born in Belgium, raised by an American mother and a Swiss father. For twenty years, I have been teaching children to adults of various ages. I have a Master's degree in Intercultural Studies, which makes me an expert at understanding and connecting with people from any

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Elise is a fantastic teacher, full of energy and can relate to the student’s individual learning needs. I co-taught lessons with Elise and would definitely work with here again in the future!

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The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Amherst is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $120 per hour.
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"Zach is awesome! After studying French in high school and college, working with Zach made me realize how many things I either learned wrong, remembered incorrectly or just never knew. He has made me much more conscious about verbal language production, and I find myself much better equipped to say more things correctly or course correct as I'm speaking. The variety of activities is excellent. All are practical and contemporary. The ability to learn and take chances in a non-judgmental environment has been wonderful."
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"Pascale is an excellent teacher. She's patient and thorough and caters the lessons to the student's needs. She makes students relaxed and at ease while learning new skills."
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"Roman is the best French teacher that I have ever had. I have taken numerous French classes over the years and I also took a 2 week French immersion class in Provence last summer. He makes learning French fun and he provides great tips on how to keep improving."
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"Nicola is a great teacher. Very knowledgeable, friendly, patient, and dedicated. I highly recommend!"
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"Pascale is an amazing French teacher. She is always prepared and finds interesting things to talk about. I highly recommend Pascale!"
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