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These French teachers are highly rated by students in the Guilderland area, including South Bethlehem, Selkirk, Waterford, Wynantskill and Rotterdam Junction.

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As an aspiring polyglot, I am a Moroccan trilingual who speaks French, Arabic, and English while currently learning Japanese and German. I have been tutoring since high school and still wish to continue since i really enjoy working with students with diverse learning needs and cultural backgrounds. So, In the purpose of sharing my passion languages, boost your confidence, as well as build skills in you that will be utilized well beyond tutoring sessions, i have developed many tricks in order to explain complex concepts using easy-to-understand terms and ideas.

About Lina

I am an architecture grad Student from Northeastern who's looking to be of some benefit academically to others. Being originally from Morocco, I grew up speaking French, Arabic, English and I am currently learning Japanese and German. I have been tutoring since high school and still wish to continue since i really enjoy working with students with diverse learning needs and cultural backgrounds. So, In the purpose of sharing my passion for creative design softwares and languages, boost your confidence, as well as build skills in you that will be utilized well beyond tutoring sessions, i have developed many tricks in order to explain complex concepts using easy-to-understand terms and ideas.

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July 26, 2019
Esther Harriet Kaileah
She is fantastic, down to ever detail. Just the best and a very understanding and kind person.

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Lina A.

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I've been teaching french for about a year now and got experience teaching different level and ages. I studied different languages myself, I understand the obstacles that come with taking on a new language. Since I am a native french speaker I can help with grammar, vocabulary and especially pronunciation.

About Tania

Hello everybody,

Do you want to become proficient or more proficient in French? Learn or brush up on french the fast and easy way with a native French speaker?

I am here to help you! My name is Tania I am 29 years old and I am a native French speaker. French is my native language. I love the idea of being able to help and teach students about this beautiful and complex language. I actually got most of my experience tutoring elementary, middle school and high school students and I have been teaching languages for 4years now. Studying different languages myself, I understand the obstacles that come with taking on a new language.

I can help if you simply want to brush up on practical usage for travel or to converse with friends -- or if you want to study grammar and more formal French for school or professional applications.

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he lessons are goal-oriented, creative and fun.
- Personalized instruction to meet your needs from beginner to advanced levels in all disciplines: reading, writing and speaking.
- The lessons are designed to make you familiar with the French culture and civilization.
- Specialized in tutoring students of all ages to improve their French skills for school, travel or competition.
- Lesson plans, class times and rates are based on individual objectives.

A bientôt!
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April 15, 2019
Ruby
Tonia came prepared and did a great job!
January 18, 2018
Guillermo
Tania is a very easy going teacher. This helps the student remain relaxed during those difficult parts of the lesson. When it gets challenging for the student, it is important that no judgement be conveyed by the instructor. Only praise. I really appreciate this because learning a new language can be trying. Enjoying my progress so far. Thanks Tania!
June 20, 2017
Marcio C.
Tania is being a great tutor. My interest is to brush up my French after 10 years w/o any practice - focused on conversation. I am really appreciating the classes with her. She brings the right balance correcting what is needed but with encouragement and positiveness to keep you confident and engaged.

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Tania B.

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"Bonjour" and "Bievenue" to French tutoring! As an international singer, I can teach you the ins and outs of French so that you sound like a local, and can keep up in class or when you study abroad. We'll work on grammar, making up your own sentences, practicing conversations, and improving your pronunciation so you sound like a true francophone.

About Nicole

Nicole is available to teach lessons for students of all levels. Beginning her singing career when she was 7, she most recently sang at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, was a winner of the international CS Competition in musical theatre, and is a Chicago F.A.M.E. finalist for Jazz and popular music. Combined with her training and professional experience, Nicole teaches singers to switch gracefully between multiple styles. She practices what she preaches: one night she might be singing Beyoncé, and the next morning she might be singing Handel's Messiah!

Nicole has been a young artist for Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, Metropolitan International Music Festival, and for Tiroler Opern Programm, under international instructors, including Elizabeth Bachman (from the Metropolitan Opera), Kim Josephson (Metropolitan Opera), Sharon Cheng (Caramoor),

Michael Fennely (Carnegie Hall), Wei-En Hsu (Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra), and Candace Evans (Santa Fe Opera). Nicole earned her Associates in Theatre from Brigham Young University ('12) and went on to acquire her BM in Vocal Performance from Illinois Wesleyan University ('14). Nicole obtained additional training from Boston University, Elon University, and the University of Alaska Anchorage.
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October 3, 2019
Norah F.
Amazing! My daughter is pumped for next week, Ms. Nicole was great!
October 15, 2018
Rachelle + Dad J.
Nicole is absolutely amazing! Her musical background is reflected in her language expertise and we were able to begin learning German with ease!
September 29, 2018
Paul B.
Nicole surely knows what she's talking about, She's the best

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Nicole B.

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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 also a French teacher for High School students. I have been 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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October 2, 2019
Linda
Fabrice is a very good French teacher--knowledgeable, fun and patient.
July 22, 2019
Wendy Dillon
Merveilleux.
July 16, 2019
Wendy Dillon
Formidable!!!

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Fabrice K.

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French is my second language, but often feels as it if were the first, as I have speaking it for so many years on an everyday and professional basis. My grammar is excellent, as I learned the rules in junior high school in the Paris suburbs (grammar is an important part of French schooling). I edited a 240-page scholarly book, De La Case A La Villa (published 2014), and I gave private lessons.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo!

I have been teaching on and off for many years, usually on a one-to-one basis; I taught teenagers and adults. I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I am always ready to go above and beyond the basic lesson. I try to make learning a language fun and alive, through news, stories, and songs.

My method is to provide grammar (very important in French), vocabulary, conversation, reading, and translation in every lesson, and show how important each component is to the whole. I am overjoyed when my students start conversing without need for translation - even if there are errors!

My graduate educational background is in architecture, followed by an MBA in finance. My mother tongue is English; but I learned French at the age of nine when I attended my first French school. I have a French high s

chool diploma (Baccalauréat) and architecture degree, and I am certified to grade French exams from A1 through C1 (university level). Currently I teach after-school, coordinate a museum visit program (en français) and manage a French exam center.
I also attended high school in Germany, in a German high school, for several years, so I am fluent and am now also teaching. Learning languages was a necessity in my childhood. I love to learn, even if by adulthood, it is more difficult to become fluent in a new language. I think the fact of being a lifelong learner helps me better understand my students' needs.

As an avid reader since childhood, my spelling has always been excellent, and I worked as a proofreader. I look forward to helping my students reach their language goals.
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March 25, 2019
Don H.
Once again, Diane has proven an exceptionally effective French instructor. She is conversant in American idioms and offers the French equivalents with ease. I am in awe of her ability to motivate and instruct.
February 10, 2019
Jimmy T.
January 26, 2019
Bergen
Diane is very professional. I had my first class with her and she carefully accessed my level before she decided what area I should be focused on next. Highly recommended.

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Diane C.

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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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July 9, 2019
Michael
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!
May 22, 2019
Robbie
Good lessons. Too many computer glitches.
April 23, 2019
Robbie

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Soleine T.

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I have taken French class in high school and college for ten years. I have also successfully completed a French immersion program in Quebec. I know what it is like to be a student and I am very passionate about learning and teaching French. I am extremely flexible with times.

About Molly

I am a 21 year old college student studying Economics as well as minoring in French. I love hanging out with my friends, learning languages, reading, drinking coffee, listening to music, and eating good food. I hope to one day work in international business after I graduate. Last summer, I lived in Quebec City, Canada and I took French classes and participated in activities to help improve my French speaking skills.

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September 16, 2019
Abey A.
Molly is a great French teacher! My daughter and I are learning so much. Molly is very smart and a very clear and patient teacher. I highly recommend her. My daughter is homeschooling and is in 10th grade. She likes working with Molly very much!
September 15, 2019
Christine ..
First lesson was awesome! Learned more than I ever did with any app!
August 28, 2019
Jayant B.
Molly is knowledgeable, patient and friendly, and lots of fun to work with. Thank you Molly!

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Molly B.

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Hello, looking for a French and English teacher to chat with. I teach both foreign and naive speakers.

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Hello student, welcome to my online class, prepared for foreign and native speakers of English and french. I provide commication skills for basic and intermediate level of the language.

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Natalie
"Amanda is an incredible teacher of both French and ESL. She prepares extremely well for her classes and tailors her lesson plans to you individually so th
at you learn in a safe environment. Her specialization is reducing language anxiety, so she helps a lot with making you feel at ease to make mistakes and learn from those mistakes. Highly recommend!"
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Estelle
"Marie is fab, highly recommend, makes lessons enjoyable."
Lisa
"Elsa was attentive to my needs and patient with me. I am encouraged to practice for my next lesson."
Brian
"My first French lesson ever with Zach was great. He’s a really nice guy and was super patient with me. Definitely looking forward to continued sessions
with him."
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Ryan
"I highly recommend anyone who is either a beginner, or any level of French to use Tania as a tutor. I started to learn French at a very basic level and cu
rrently I feel very comfortable with the basics of the language. What I like the most about my lessons with Tania is that French is used throughout the duration of the lesson, which really helps one to be submerged into the language."
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Erin
"David is a great teacher! I began to study French again after a 25 year break. Without much direction, David assessed my level and began to teach me. I
have learned so many new things and the lessons are always different and fun. He has a lot of patience, too. I am always sad when our lesson is finished. I highly recommend David!"
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Kazue
"It was fun."
Paula
"I had studied French 30 years ago and wanted to relearn conversational French. Isabelle has been very flexible in customizing lessons to fit my ability a
nd personality. I am learning to speak about practical, real-life situations. The lessons are fun, and I am seeing progress each week. I highly recommend Isabelle!"
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Jennifer F
"Elsa is patient, kind, encouraging and cheerful. She also customizes content based on your specific wants, needs, and intentions. She is a pleasure to w
ork with and very flexible / accommodating given the irregularity of my schedule. I look forward to my French class with Elsa every week!"
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