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About Kevin F.

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I studied French in high school and college and spent a month in Marseilles. I am perfectly capable of helping you learn the basics of the language, how to pronounce words correctly and conjugate basic verbs and such.

About Kevin
I have had a fairly diverse musical background, including playing with bands and orchestras, as well as participating in choral groups and opera. I have a master's degree in music performance for wind conducting, and a bachelor's degree in music with an emphasis on piano performance.

I have taught private lessons for several years now and I love every moment with my students! I have a real passion for sharing my knowledge and experience with others, both failures and successes. I believe everyone has creative potential, and I believe music is a real universal art form that anyone can tap into if they want. Above all, making and creating music should also be fun!

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I try to keep my lessons professional but comfortable too. I don't yell at students for messing up or anything like that. I usually have an agenda b
ut am willing to adjust and compromise if the situation dictates. If you don't have a curriculum in mind, I like Alfred's piano courses, but will do my best to find one that fits you as a student best. My initial goals are to make sure the basics of reading music and performing are set so that no matter what musical avenue you want to pursue, you will be successful. I do specialize in classical music but enjoy creating and playing in other genres as well.

I now also offer lessons online, as well as tutoring in most math areas!

***CANCELLATION POLICY***
I kindly ask for 24 hour notice whenever possible if a lesson is going to be missed. Generally speaking, if I don't hear from a student and their lesson time passes I will mark the lesson as missed, but I am also usually more than willing to make up the lesson at a later time.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have a piano keyboard at my home.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I would expect students to have their own instruments as needed, as well as music paper, pencils, etc. I may be able to provide some of those materials on occasion as well as some books/recordings, but will by and large expect students to purchase those for themselves.

*** Specialties ***
I am much more familiar with classical styles and Broadway. My music writing style tends to be somewhere between neo-classical and avant-garde.

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Thomas May 4, 2019
· Piano · In home
I waited after a few lessons to give feedback. Very pleased. Kevin is full of knowledge -both relevant to music and other random fun facts! He is patient and will move at whatever pace you prefer. I look forward to continuing to improve my skills under his direction.
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Emily B. May 19, 2017
· Piano · In home
He is a good instructor. Easy to talk to.
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Debora May 4, 2017
· Piano · Online
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About Gabrielle A.

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Glendale, CA
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Bonjour a tous!

Dear French Students,

A native French speaker, I have been tutoring students of all levels since 2008. I was the main French and German Instructor at the San Jose Learning Center in the Silicon Valley before moving to New York.

The core of my lessons are drawn from a language book, which allows everyone to work at his or her own pace during the week.

The lessons always begin with a dialogue, no matter your level. From how you are feeling, to what you did during the week, to the weather of your best friend's gossip, we warm up with a conversation I type out as we go.

The rest of the lesson is then spent reviewing previous work and introducing new material in a variety of ways, constantly setting a rule in practice. Poems, songs or texts, depending on your interest, keep the content alive and interesting.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

I hope to hear from you, meet you, and work with you!

Sincerely,
Gabrielle

About Gabrielle
Bonjour a tous!

Dear Students,

A native French speaker, I have been tutoring students of all levels since 2008. I was the main French and German Instructor at the San Jose Learning Center in the Silicon Valley before moving to New York.

The core of my lessons are drawn from language books, which allows everyone to work at his or her own pace during the week. This is supplemented by tailored PDFs that target your particular interests.

Lessons always begin with a dialogue, no matter your level. From how you are feeling, to what you did during the week, to the weather of your best friend's gossip, we warm up with a conversation I type out as we go.

The rest of the lesson is then spent reviewing previous work and introducing new material in a variety of ways, constantly setting a rule in practice. Poems, songs or texts, depen
ding on your interest, keep the content alive and interesting.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

I hope to hear from you, meet you, and work with you!

Sincerely,
Gabrielle
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Elly G. August 30, 2019
· French · Online
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Hongmei T. September 20, 2018
· French · Online
She has patience for teaching me and has fun at the same time
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Stephen G. September 19, 2018
· French · Online
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Gabrielle A.

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About Marie K.

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Chicago, IL
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I like to start with teaching songs and reading books beginning with basic children’s’ books and continuing with more difficult reading material including newspapers and articles...
Je suis prête à vous aider et je vous encourage à commencer tout de suite :) Bonne chance

About Marie
Indulge yourself by learning languages. It opens your prospect to a new different world with a different culture, you feel like you gain a new person and a new experience while networking with new people around you. I personally admire languages and would like to share this passion with you. I invite you to start expanding your horizon by choosing a new language.
I came recently to U.S. and I was tutoring languages "Arabic, French and English" back in my country. I hope to build a good reputation here too with my students. I'm so patient toward kids, and I like to innovate methods to engage early learners (songs, stories, games...). My only goal is to reach your needs and desire to learn then proceed from there in a fun immersion method.
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Katherine September 19, 2019
· French · In studio
Marie is an incredible instructor. She is kind, patient and extremely knowledgeable. She worked with me to find out which skills I was missing and targeted them! I highly recommend working with Marie.
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Sarah C. August 14, 2019
· French · In studio
Marie is wonderful! I’m looking forward to working together!
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Vera July 25, 2019
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Marie is very knowledgeable, patient, focused, and pleasant to work with. She knows how to transfer knowledge. Looking forward to my next class with her.
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About Djra S.

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Fort Worth, TX
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This is my first language, I had my high school in french and I speak, read, write fluently. "la vie est belle"

About Djra
I have been speaking French my all life. I studied in french, and I had my high school in French and now I am pursuing my bachelor in Logistic& Supply Chain Management in english in USA at Florida International University. I love teaching french, I am a great teacher very patient, I am passionate about learning languages, teaching others and I am very proud to be seen as a role model of best practice in this area. And finally, I enjoy traveling, photography and spending time with my family.
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Djra S.

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About VANDA F.

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Languages have always had an important role in my life. Speaking different languages such as French, my native language, but also Italian, English, Dutch and notions of German as well as more recently Spanish, has given me so many opportunities. It helped me experience so many beautiful moments with people, everywhere in the world.
I would like to share this passion with you and help you to learn French with fun, stress-free.
I will adapt the lessons to your goals, to your needs and to your wishes.
I am very flexible concerning the lessons' days or hours and I can be available at night or during the weekend if you are working during the day.
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About VANDA
Hello Students, my name is Vanda.
Languages have always had an important role in my life. Speaking different languages such as French, my native language, but also Italian, English, Dutch and notions of German as well as more recently Spanish, has given me so many opportunities. It's helped me experience so many beautiful moments with people, everywhere in the world.
I would like to share this passion with you and help you to learn French, with fun and no stress.
I will adapt the lessons to your goals and to your needs.
I am very flexible concerning the lessons' days or hours and I can be available at night or during the weekend if you are working or at school during the day.
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Sebastian March 25, 2019
· French · In studio
Vanda has been one of the best French instructors I have had the pleasure of taking lessons with. Speaking English as my primary language, I found it difficult to understand the structure and syntax of French. Even so, where I most struggled was in pronouncing words. It was very difficult for me to speak clear enough so that nuanced distinctions could be heard in the words and phrases I attempted to pronounce. One she assessed where I struggled the most, Vanda patiently and diligently worked with me as to help me with my problems. I am proud to say that today I can have almost casual conversations with native French speakers and I know that I am understood because of the time Vanda dedicated to me. I would definitely recommend her if you want to learn French, or if you have a little bit of knowledge and are attempting to expand and refine your skills.
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Alban March 24, 2019
· French · In studio
Vanda has been an instrumental part of my learning of the French language. From helping me improve my grammar and sentence structure, to correcting my pronunciation until it was nothing less than optimal, she has single-handedly ensured the growth of my knowledge of the tricks and twists learning French comes with.

I can without a doubt recommend her very highly as a teacher, as I whole-heartedly believe my French would not be as good as it currently is, without her.
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Engjell March 18, 2019
· French · In studio
Vanda was a very good teacher for when it came to helping me during my french studies.
She is very kind, calm and has a lot of patience.
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About Robert M.

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McAllen, TX

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I teach French since 1973. I am a French native speaker and I do teach and tutor privately. I did teach in schools since November 2016-July 2017 at the Fort Bend Christian Academy. My students were 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders. My teaching experience started teaching my students about Le Petit Prince. This marvelous story caught on very fast the imagination and desire to learn French in all my students. Never failed! I teach students to speak French and not to just read from a book.
I have always been a member of the Alliance Francaise in Curacao and I did study methodology on how to teach French as second language at the French island of Guadeloupe, at L'Ecole Normale, at Pointe-a-Pitre, in 1975, sent by the Alliance Francaise of Curacao.

About Robert
My name is Robert M. I have a Spanish Teaching Degree from The Netherlands and I started teaching since 1973. I also have an Associate Degree in Applied Arts in Advertising Design from the Art Institute of Houston. I combine art with any language to teach children up to 2nd grade to make it fun. For any other student, I use my innovative method without books, some sites in the net and we immediately start speaking the language the student wants to learn. But I still have the best books on demand if needed. I customize my lessons to the needs of my students and I am available 24/7 for any questions to make it as easy as possible for my students, no matter their age. I make learning fun and interesting for all my students because I love what I am doing!
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Victoria B. August 19, 2019
· Italian · Online
I love it and I have much fun.
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Victoria B. August 19, 2019
· Italian · Online
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Cole DeBerry & Andres E. July 9, 2019
· Spanish · In home
Robert was very well prepared. He has his hands full but is the consummate professional
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About Candace N.

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Iowa City, IA

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I have a B.A. and an M.A. in French and Secondary Education. During my undergraduate years, I studied at the Sorbonne in Paris for a year. I taught high school French for 6 years and have traveled in France many times. I am now teaching ESL to several French-speaking students and enjoy conversing with them in French. I like my classes to be fun, but we also work. I am patient, kind, and friendly, and I really want you to kearn!

About Candace
I love to read, travel, listen to and play music, and sing. Most of all, I'm curious, so I love to learn about new ideas and people. I have studied many languages, and have taken classes in things as varied as woodworking and Gothic architecture. I have a B.A. and M.A. in French and Secondary Education, an M A. In Linguistics, and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology.

If you are interested in using French or English for anything from navigating the grocery store, or reading contemporary magazines, to learning about the cultures where these languages are spoken, you can contact me.
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Candace N.

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About Jean L.

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My name is Laura Jean
I learn French cause I was living in Haiti and when I come here a take AP french when I was in high school so I will love to teach French with everyone cause when you speaking different language it's a good thing and you can make a lot money cause you speak different language.

About Jean
My name is Laura Jean
I being teaching people French since a years I love French this is why I decided to teach some who will like to learn a New language.
And I know that will be helpful for each of cause more language you know more money you make.
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Jean L.

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About Levi S.

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Fresno, CA
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I have been through the struggle of learning a new language and I know how exhausting it can be, that's why I have a unique way of keeping it fun while learning and some tips and tricks that will help anyone learn without even a teacher

About Levi
Hi, I'm levi Sumbela, a student at Fresno state university, I grew up in a french speaking country and I was an English teacher at united friends college in Kinshasa, I also tought guitar to beginners at saint Paul's academy school and gave bible classes at Pierre vivante church in Kinshasa which means I have a good experience teaching I am young and fun which makes my lessons particularly exciting. I look forward to meeting you.
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Levi S.

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About Victor D.

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Brooklyn, NY
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My lessons are for parents who want their children to benefit a high-end French education, and give them an opportunity to speak fluently.
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Born and raised in Paris, I am a native French speaker with an education from the top-tier French institutions, and currently working in New York. For this reason I have limited time and can only teach two different students at a time on a weekly basis! I have a slot available at the moment and would love to meet motivated new young people.
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I have a 3-year experience giving lessons to kids from 8 to 20 years old and getting results with a simple method: balance fun and discipline.
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My lessons are for parents who want their children to benefit a high-end French education, and give them an opportunity to speak fluently.

Born and raised in Paris, I am a native French speaker with an education from the top-tier French institutions, and currently working in New York. For this reason I have limited time and can only teach two different students at a time on a weekly basis! I have a slot available at the moment and would love to meet motivated new young people.

I have a 3-year experience giving lessons to kids from 8 to 20 years old, and getting results with a simple method: balance fun and discipline.

Please contact me on my phone or email for information about availability and pricing, and so that I can better understand what your obje
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Aby August 14, 2019
· French · In home
Victor did such a great job with my son! He is young and dynamic, and he is very patient when it comes to teaching. I completely recommend him!
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