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About Roman N.

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San Diego, CA

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

There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program.
1. Learning a foreign language is a part of your SELF DEVELOPMENT. Treat it as such.
2. I don't believe in "good or bad with languages" stereotype. If you really want to speak a new language I guarantee that my method will work for you.
3. All materials are created by me and edited by a group of talented language teachers and linguists. They are free and very useful no matter where, when and how you study French.

DON'T FORGET TO GO TO MY VIDEOS AND TAKE YOUR FIRST FRENCH TEST! BONNE CHANCE!

About Roman
*****Before you sign up*****

There are three simple things you need to know about my tutoring program.
1. Learning a foreign language is a part of your SELF DEVELOPMENT. Treat it as such.
2. I don't believe in "good or bad with languages" stereotype. If you really want to speak a new language I guarantee that my method will work for you.
3. All materials are created by me and edited by a group of talented language teachers and linguists. They are free and very useful no matter where, when and how you study Russian or French.

*****My Students*****

For over 7 years of professional experience as Russian/French/ESL teacher, I have worked with all types of students with different learning styles and various goals: taught within U.S. public education institutions, provided private classes for children and adults, developed and i
mplemented individualized syllabus for diplomats, high rank executives at multinational companies, employees of U.S. Embassy and Department of State.

Thanks to all my students, current and former, I am now confident that every individual, willing to learn one of the languages I teach, without a doubt, has everything it takes to succeed when the right approach is applied.

*****Program features*****

It is one on one program, thouroughtly personalized and organized according to your interests (general and professional), schedule, final goals, learning style and many other important elements to be taken into account.

Each session is 50 minutes.

Every session is prepared to reach a particular goal and structured in the way to have a maximum profit from "teacher - student" part of learning. Supporting materials are sent after each session: grammar notes, retention exercises, homework assignments, audio and video files as phonetic exercises and listening practice. The content of these materials is permanently tested and modified in order to achieve the best way to engage each individual student's language acquisition mechanisms.

Teacher's support 24/7.

Extra curricula content: idiomatic language components, cultural studies (traditions, history, literature, cinema and language related etymology), recommendations for independent language practice.

The way I see it, with each new student - there is a new process in my head that starts and constantly creates and improves techniques, ideas, method components, teaching style e.t.c for getting this particular student to do the best he or she can.

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Fiorella S. June 30, 2019
· French · Online
Very thorough and patient in helping my 10 yr old daughter with new language.

Thank you!
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Jorge June 19, 2019
· Russian · Online
Roman helped me understand the grammar better by using repetition and real life applications of when to say what. The material is given to you by Roman in great detail with his modules and it also helped me expand my vocabulary a substantial amount thanks to his methods. He helped me understand Russian better. Definitely recommend !!!
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Q June 18, 2019
· French · Online
I have been studied with Roman for years. He is caring, attentive and very passionate about teaching and sharing what he know. He is the best teacher ever!
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About Gina G.

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Charleston, SC
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Gina has a BA and MA in French language and literature. She is very active member of the Alliance Française of Charleston, participating in French conversation groups, French book and film clubs and other activities to promote the French language and culture. Gina has traveled and continues to travel frequently throughout France, Belgium and French-speaking Canada. She has been tutoring and teaching French since 1990 and loves to share her passion for the French language.

About Gina
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I am Gina and I am a specialist in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. I have been teaching and tutoring foreign languages since 1990. I teach adults, college students, high school and elementary students. I have taught in schools, community programs, language classes for businesses, in person and online. I can help you prepare for an exam or class, teach you language for business or travel- or just for the love of the language.

I have been multilingual since a young age and have always had a passion for languages. I studied multiple languages in school and went on to earn both a Bachelors and a Masters degree (University of Connecticut) in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French language and literature.

I am an active member of multiple foreign language groups in my community, including the Alliance Française of Ch
arleston, Nuovo Cinema Italiano film club, Dante Society of Charleston, Cercle Littéraire, Brasileiros em Charleston, Conversemos en Español, and other conversation and language groups.

I do translation and interpretation work, travel extensively, do foreign language tours and am very passionate about sharing my love of the Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French languages.

My focus in teaching is how to acquire a foreign language just as one acquires their native language, making that language a part of one’s life.

Whether you are brand new to the language or have been studying for awhile- I would love to be your guide on your language journey!
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Larry F. May 8, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Patient teacher ; speaks Italian almost entire lesson ; always punctual.encouraging me , which I need a lot .
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Pete April 24, 2019
· Portuguese · Online
Gina is very flexible with her teaching approach. She meets me at my level. She slows down when I may not be grasping a concept and speeds up to keep me engaged.
I would whole-heartedly recommend her!
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Sean P. March 26, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Gina was great for our first lesson. Very knowledgeable and does not try to overwhelm you with too much information. I am looking forward to my future lessons.
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About Fabrice K.

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Poughkeepsie, NY
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Bonjour !

My name is Fabrice, I am a native French speaker. I have been tutoring French for 8 years. I currently live in Poughkeepsie, NY.

I have been tutoring French grammar, vocabulary, speaking, writing and culture from beginners to advanced students. I use practical tools such as my own files, tutoring contents, news, articles, videos….

I always personalize my sessions to your needs, expectations, and hobbies. I am here to help you to reach your goals, to pass your exams or to solidify your knowledge for a personal or professional goal.

I like to make my session fun, interactive and efficient!

A bientôt

About Fabrice
Bonjour, my name is Fabrice. I am a native French speaker. I have been living in the USA for 8 years.

I have been tutoring French language and culture since 2011, mostly to students online and face-to-face. I am teaching French grammar, speaking, listening and reading and I love to share the French culture with my students.

I can help you to be ready for your next trip to France, French exam, personal or professional interest. I have been tutoring from beginners to advanced students. I like to customize my lessons to help with your needs.
My goal is always to make it fun, interactive and dedicated to your success.

J'espère que nous pourrons très bientôt travailler ensemble !
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Wendy Dillon July 22, 2019
· French · Online
Merveilleux.
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Wendy Dillon July 16, 2019
· French · Online
Formidable!!!
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Natalie A. May 23, 2019
· French · Online
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About 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 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 i
s 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. As one of my best teachers once told me : “ We get into a culture through its language, and we get into a language through its culture.”

But first and foremost, I will adapt the content of my lessons to reach YOUR specific goal, wether it is to chat with friends, understand the news, or even get a job !
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Michael July 9, 2019
· French · Online
Soleine exhibits a lot of patience, which is helpful when learning a new language. Also, she explains how to speak and pronounce, while adding grammar lessons in the process. Looking forward to additional lessons with Soleine!
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Robbie May 22, 2019
· French · Online
Good lessons. Too many computer glitches.
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Robbie April 23, 2019
· French · Online
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About Evelyne K.

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Henrico, VA

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Being born and raised in Geneva, the French-speaking part of Switzerland, French is my mother tongue. With a Swiss degree of pediatric nursing and teaching, I worked more than 15 years with children, families and adult students. Finding the best way to learn depending on who you are and what goals you have is one of my specialties. I like to provide a dynamic and a fun learning environment.
Having learnt as multiple second languages, such as English, Italian, Spanish and German, I’m very aware of the process of learning a new language.
I can provide vocabulary, grammar, verbs, conversation as well as cultural aspects from different French speaking countries, as I was working with people from France and I spent 3 years in Montreal, Quebec.
I moved to Richmond two years ago, bringing many French books and movies for all ages, that could be used during lessons.

About Evelyne
I’m 45 years old. I moved from Geneva, Switzerland, two years ago for my husband’s work. He’s a pediatric clinical and research physician at VCU (MCV). I’m the mother of two teenagers at the Steward's School. We are a native French speaking family.
I have worked since 1999 as a pediatric nurse and a nursing instructor for critical care children and neonates.
I have Swiss degrees in nursing, pediatric, critical care, lactation consultant and pedagogy/teaching.
I love to tutor/teach to share my knowledge of French language and culture, using my pedagogical background and a good sense of humour. I enjoy very much getting to know my students to make sure they get the best learning experience.
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Amelia C. September 17, 2019
· French · In home
My 7 th grade daughter greatly enjoyed her first lesson. Great introduction to a new language. Teacher made the learning fun!
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Élodie A. August 16, 2019
· French · In home
Kids loved their first lesson, I'm sure they will get into the grove
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Joelle *. August 8, 2019
· French · Online
Formidable!
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About Olivier L.

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Saint Petersburg, FL

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I grew up in Paris, have been living in the US for 9 years, and have been giving French lessons for over 14 years. My lessons are intended for all levels.

Learning a new language can be a lot of fun, and the students who are having the most fun are also the ones who are seeing the best results. So my lessons are always tailored to your own interests. Combined with experienced and practical teaching, they will put you on the fast track to learning French / improving your French!

About Olivier
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My name is Olivier and I am a 38 year-old French teacher/tutor.

I grew up in Paris, have been living in the US for 22 years, and have been giving French lessons for over 14 years. My lessons are intended for all levels.

Learning a new language can be a lot of fun, and the students who are having the most fun are also the ones who are seeing the best results. So my lessons are always tailored to your own interests!

Combined with experienced and practical teaching, they will put you on the fast track to learning French / improving your French.

A bientôt!
Olivier
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Nathan August 7, 2019
· French · In home
Finding a good French teacher is hard. I’ve had many over the years. Olivier is completely bilingual and brings a breadth of knowledge, patience, engagement, and personalization to his teaching that makes him, hands down, the best tutor I’ve ever had. Don’t be intimidated by his qualifications—he is extremely personable. If you take learning French seriously, you want Olivier.
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Priscilla August 5, 2019
· French · In studio
Olivier has been tutoring me for the past year. He is always very clear in his explanations and very patient. Olivier is also knowledgeable about the French culture. I walk out of every lesson with more confidence about my French and the progress that I'm making. Definitely a 5-star tutor. I highly recommend Olivier as a French tutor.
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Priscilla August 5, 2019
· French · In studio
Olivier has been tutoring me for the past year. He is always very clear in his explanations and very patient. Olivier is also knowledgeable about the French culture. I walk out of every lesson with more confidence about my French and the progress that I'm making. Definitely a 5-star tutor. I highly recommend Olivier as a French tutor.
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About Bobbie M.

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Experienced professional teacher, specializing in beginner and intermediate students. I have worked primarily with teens and adults, but welcome all ages to join me in their learning adventure. I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Language and Literature and a Master of Arts in Teaching.

One of the most important things about learning is knowing what your goals are, and I'm happy to help guide you to the proficiency you desire! My methods steer more towards comprehensible input, an approach that allows us to dive right into French, no matter the topic. If you've tried to learn before and are expecting verb conjugation charts, you won't find too much of that here. Let's get to know one another, tell stories, and fill our tool kit with essential skills and fun vocabulary we want to use. This approach doesn't mean we won't ever discuss grammar or usage -- those things are important too! But you will learn them in context, embedded in our lessons, activities, and discussions.

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About Bobbie
I'm a lover of languages and learning. To me, speaking another language is like unlocking a secret to another world and I love sharing that feeling with others. I first started learning French in 1993. My 7th grade best friend and I thought it would be very cool to learn French, as everyone else was studying Spanish. We had those adolescent daydreams of speaking a "secret" language to one another as we walked down the hall. We didn't quite get there in 7th grade, but French absolutely grabbed me and wouldn't let go. Even after our family moved to a small town that didn't offer French, I still studied on my own until I eventually went to college. The rest is history!

My friends describe me as casual, friendly, helpful, and understanding. My goal is to help you reach your goals, whether that means casual phrases for vacation time or buildi
ng to full fluency. To do this, I listen to the things you want to learn instead of telling you what you must learn. As a certified public school teacher, I know how to structure our conversations to get where you want to go.

I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Langauge and Literature, and a Master of Arts in Teaching. I have been tutoring and teaching in public high schools since 2014 and am excited to start an online endeavor with you!
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About hanane T.

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French is my best language, i had studied it for more than 15 years, i like speak it and i feel that i can give more in teaching it, because as much as we love something we are able to give the best in it, thanks.

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Hi, my name is Hanane i am a new teacher here ,i’m really happy and excited to teach as much as i can of students the languages which i really like and i hope my teaching will be most comfortable most easy and so funny ! Thank you.
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hanane T.

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About ali B.

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I have been studying french for 18 years now, I love reading frnech litterature, and talk in french.

About ali
Hello , my future student, not really sure If I can call you so, because all the time I teach only my friends.It is my may way to break all professional walls between us , feel free to talk to me because I am a student like you , I loved to help my comerads from school and I want to extend that to students around the world, thats it :) .
Ps: I used to be better than them at math and physics haha
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ali B.

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About Annaëlle P.

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Phoenix, AZ
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Bonjour tout le monde ! (Hello everyone! :) )

✅ Want to learn French pretty fast ?
✅ Want to be able to tell sentences after a few classes ?
✅ Want to know idioms, abbreviations, little words ?

I am a native French person! 🇫🇷
With me you will not only learn how to speak French, but also how to sounds like a French person!

Did you know that 33% of the English language is from French ?
Trust me, you will be surprise how easy and fast you can learn!

Give it a try!
À Bientôt! (See you soon!)

About Annaëlle
Hi there!

I am a Native French person! 🇫🇷
I love to learn languages (I can speak English, some Spanish, and a few words in Japanese, Chinese and German). I know all of that because I also love meeting new people and new cultures.

It is extremely personally rewarding when it comes to share with another part of the world!

Each time I met people willing to learn some French, I taught them a few things with pleasure, but especially things we say in daily life; because they will use it after to impress another French person!

I also worked a lot with kids in summer camps, and loved to talk with them to better understand who they are, what they like...

I think that when you have learned something, the next step is to teach somebody else. Sharing is important!

Hope to teach you soon!
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Annaëlle P.

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