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Soleine T.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Arabic, German, French, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Master's degree in Public Affairs from Sciences Po Paris
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Soleine T.

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My strong interest for languages oriented me towards a "Literature Baccalaureate" for which I studied - among other fields - German, English, Ancient Greek and Latin, and graduated Summa cum Laude in 2010. After high school, I went on to study for five years at Sciences Po Paris, France's elite school for social and political sciences.

Learning about the hidden history of words and the construction of sentences has always fascinated me, and I strongly believe that this is what makes the difference between a regular native speaker, and one who can actually transmit his knowledge of the language. Writing and speaking a proper french is not enough. When it comes to teaching, one has to be able to explain the "why" behind each word, idiom and grammatical rule, because that is how we remember best. Combined with a burning desire to understand movies, songs and books in their original version, this method makes wonders. Because as my best teacher once told me : “ We get into a culture ...

About Soleine

I'm a native of the south of France who loves everything that comes with learning and teaching a new language, ranging from basic grammar to literature, including oral conversations about pop culture. My strong interest for languages oriented me towards a "Literature Baccalaureate" for which I s

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Great instructor, interesting topics for discussion, conversation, with articles and questions to follow. Highly recommend.
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Anahita M.

6 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anahita M.

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I have been a professional French teacher for seven years. I have spent my undergraduate and graduate years studying French language and literature. I received my Master's degree in Modern French Literature from Jean Moulin University in Lyon, France. I can easily adapt my classes to the needs of each particular student; from explaining basic grammar lessons to my beginner students to challenging my more advanced students with diverse and complex conversation topics. My method of teaching, depending on the student, can involve using textbooks, videos, books, movies, and songs.

About Anahita

I have been a professional French teacher for seven years. I have spent my undergraduate and graduate years studying French language and literature. I received my Master's degree in Modern French Literature from Jean Moulin University in Lyon, France. I can easily adapt my classes to the needs of ea

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Merci toujours pour ta patience! À la prochaine fois!
Lindsay
Anahita is exactly the teacher I was hoping to find to start learning French! A++++
Victoria
I'm so glad that I found Anahita. I studied French for a few years in high school but that was a while ago so my French was rusty, to say the least. Anahita helped me rediscover my passion for the language. Merci!!
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Paul S.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks English, French, Swedish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • BA Spanish & German Studies from Brigham Young University
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Paul S.

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I first started learning French when I was in high school and was amazed at how many similarities it shared with Spanish (which both descend from Latin) which helped me to pick up things a lot faster. I have since lived in the "French House" (at the Foreign Language Student Residence, part of on-campus housing at BYU) for two semesters where residents are required to speak their target language while in their respective apartments. I also took a third-year advanced grammar French class while at college while living in the French House. French is just an awesome language to learn!

About Paul

I hail from Walla Walla, Washington, home of the "famous" sweet onions. I can't begin to express how much I love languages!! I have studied 8 so far (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, and Dutch) and I teach 5 (Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Japanese), and w

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Carolyn
Instructor has good knowledge of Portuguese for beginning students of the language.
Preston
My son had so much fun. Paul is very patient.
Rebecca
Great instructor, very personable and teaches at a good pace. I highly recommend Paul!
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JP B.

12 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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JP B.

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Dedicated French teacher with over 15 years experience helping students meet their goals, whether starting at the beginner, intermediate or advanced levels. Easy-going, flexible and able to easily adapt to students' needs.

About JP

Bonjour, My name is Jean-Philippe and I have taught French in a variety of settings (small classrooms, larger classrooms and one-on-one settings) for over 25 years. I have taught well over 250 students. Teaching for so many years has allowed me to strengthen my teaching skills and ability to shar

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Yarrabeth
My daughter said that she really likes your style of teaching. She said that she wishes her French teacher in school was as patient as you!
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Very patient with me and was thorough! Made learning enjoyable!
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Jonathan G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Ph.D., Music from University of Washington (Seattle)
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Jonathan G.

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I have taught beginning French in a classroom setting and beginning and intermediate French in a tutoring setting. During my time as a graduate student, I worked abroad for several months in France.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Brandon
Working with Johnathan has been a joy.

It was my purpose setting out to study music in general, not just to study an instrument but to use the instrument as a means of approaching music in the abstract. I set out to study music’s mechanics and theoretical foundations.

Jonathan is very knowledgeable and very meticulous. He has a precise and analytical sort of mind, and very strong foundations in his classical training.

To have a wealth of knowledge in one's subject is not enough, one also has to know how to teach (which is a whole skillset of its own). It is clear Jonathan is an experienced teacher. I have never felt rushed with Jonathan, he is very generous with his time. He provides ample resources for study outside of our sessions, and is quick to respond to emails. He has lent me books, sent me links to videos, and provided me with plenty of homework.

Jonathan has also been very accommodating in allowing me to have some authority in planning lessons and exploring my own interests. Particularly I wanted to study modal music and found a folk song in the Locrian Mode. We took a break from the Suzuki work we had been doing and he helped me transcribe the song and practice.

I could not recommend Jonathan enough, I am switching focus from violin to piano for the time being and will be employing him as my piano tutor, and I’m very much considering taking spanish lessons under his tutelage as well.
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
Jordan
Jordan really enjoyed his first lesson. Jonathan validated for him that the daily work he is putting in is helpful and gave him small steps to go forward with.
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Anthony A.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
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Anthony A.

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I offer lessons in Spanish, French, Italian and beginner German. I have been teaching and tutoring languages for the past 4 years and have since developed a special tailored curriculum for all students. No student is taught in the exact same way by me, I will give you the individual and specific attention you need and help you form language acquisition goals that we can work on together. There are many materials and resources that I often use with students, so if you are a beginner I can offer helpful suggestions and methods for approaching the language you'd like me to teach you. For advanced students, we can focus on specific areas of interest.
I am a past graduate from Case Western Reserve University where I specialized in Music and Language studies. For those who like the structured textbook approach, I do also offer University level grammar and literature instruction. If you are interested in learning one of the languages I cover, please message me and we can discuss to find out ...

About Anthony

I am a language professor as well as a musician. I pursued dual studies earning my degree at Case Western Reserve University where I specialised in piano/organ performance along with literature and language studies. With a New York City background, I've always been exposed to a multicultural and art

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The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Calverton is $67. 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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"Elsa has been great with teaching both of my daughters. She is very energetic and has a lot of positive approaches with both a 5 and a 8 year old. She caters the lessons to each level and skill set. My kids always look forward to her classes."
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"Absolutely love Evelyn! She is very patient, very organized and the lessons are great. I have had French before a long long time ago. We are starting from the basics and moving forward. I don’t feel like anything is too easy or too difficult and we are going at my comfort level."
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Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"Jean-Luc was very informative, instructive, and patient with me as his student. I gained confidence in my ability to speak French when I was working with him. I would definitely work with him again and recommend him to other students!"
Paula
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"I loved my first lesson! I can’t wait to learn more! Merci Jean-Luc!!"
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Elsa is absolutely wonderful with our child. She's attentive, supportive and always fun!
More than knowing french language and culture, Elsa can also explain the nuances in language and culture between english and french.
Every class is a joy and we look forward to many more."
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Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Excellent teacher. Elsa sings with my daughter in french to greet each other. Lovely to work with. Highly recomend."
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Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"My son hated French when he first stared working with Isabelle. He liked her immediately, however, and is now enjoying French, as well. His grade in the class has improved significantly. As a parent, I have found her to be very pleasant and easy to work with - she is flexible with scheduling and making adjustments when conflicts arise. I highly recommend her to anyone looking to learn French!"
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Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Diane is succeeding in teaching me French where many before her have failed. As a teacher myself of many years, I am very pleased with her approach AND her patience."
Don
Took French lessons from Diane C.
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"Marie is great! I am a beginner and have learned so much from her the past three months we have had lessons. I was a little worried having these lessons online, but she is great and knows how to teach well. She is patient, and will try to always pronounce things so it is easier for me to repeat it. In addition to helping me with pronunciation, she uses similar words to help me remember a word's meaning and/or pronunciation. I highly recommend her."
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Took French lessons from Marie A K.
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"She is an excellent teacher. She is very patient,flexible, and a wonderful person. If anyone wants to learn french, you wont be disappointed if you sign up to learn with her. She speaks English very well. She goes back and forth between french and English with ease. She teaches all age groups."
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Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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