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These French teachers are highly rated by students in the Pelham area, including Woodside, Somerset, Great Neck, Rego Park and Howard Beach.

Lawrence W.

Brooklyn, NY 11221


Private French Teacher

Experienced French teacher of 5 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of language skills.

About Lawrence

Larry is a native of Taiwan, and speaks English & Mandarin fluently. He teaches Mandarin Chinese in any of the boroughs of New York City, online, or at his home location. He prepares each lesson and holds students accountable for practicing before each lesson. The Better Chinese method is one method that he uses for young beginners, and he also has an online curriculum for students of any age to practice.

Larry started tutoring Mandarin Chinese while he was still a student at the BYU-Idaho in 2007 and has continued teaching after moving to NYC.

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Lawrence W.

Brooklyn, NY

Elsa M.

Jersey City, NJ 07305

(36)

Private French Teacher

I've been teaching French for 4 years and my students have gone from total beginner to intermediate level. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to introduce yourself and speak about basic conversational subjects and as time goes on you'll be able to speak about many more specific topics. I can work with you on your written and oral understanding skills as well as written and oral producing. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Elsa

Hi, there! My name is Elsa and I can't wait to meet you! I was born and raised in France and I went to Université of Avignon in France and earned a Master's degree in Teaching French as a Foreign or Second Language in 2016. I've been teaching private lessons since 2014 and have loved helping my students learning French and English. I'm a dynamic and enthusiastic person and my teaching style is personalized to my students needs. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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October 7, 2019
YUKSEL
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March 13, 2019
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Elsa M.

Jersey City, NJ

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Zachary G.

New York, NY 10028


Private French Teacher

Students can expect to develop a strong base of grammar and diction. Having lived, studied, and worked in Paris for 3 years, I can offer insight into the culture of the French language.

About Zachary

I am an orchestral conducting Masters graduate from Mannes College of Music who has been playing piano since the age of 4. I have been teaching beginner and intermediate piano for the past 5 years to students ranging from ages 7 - 65. I teach all types of styles ranging from classical to jazz to pop with everything in-between.

My students can expect to develop a strong and reliable technique while being able to express their musical ideas with a clear and dynamic level of sophistication. It's the stories and emotions that draw people to music, so I do my best to base my teachings around that concept.

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Zachary G.

New York, NY

Private French Teacher

Reliable and effective native French speaking.

About The Method Acting Studio

Our Studio led by the Actor Sam Medina is providing acting lessons for films and TV. Script break down, audition room, character work. Get the benefits of private coaching and BOOK IT!

When not in front of the cameras, Actor Sam Medina also lends his talent as a director for Episodic Television Shows. This fall, Medina will make his Feature Film directorial debut in the upcoming action/thriller UNTITLED SAM MEDINA PROJECT in Europe and Morocco. It will begin production in late 2019 for a release of the following year. He will also co-star in the film. In other news, Medina once more joins the Robert Rodriguez family of actors, lending his talent to the character of Stinger - the ten-foot robot in the animated feature Alita: Battle Angel, written and produced by James Cameron. He's also featured opposite actor Tom Hardy in the new Marve

l adventure Venom, and, in one of his most important roles to date, he's the lead antagonist opposite Mark Wahlberg in director Peter Berg's action/thriller Mile 22. Medina plays a special operative for a third world government determined to stop a rogue agent from revealing potential terrorist targets to the U.S. intelligence community. Currently ubiquitous in the action arena, he also played a good cop in the most recent Jack Reacher film, which starred Tom Cruise. A product of Honduras, Vietnam, Polynesia, France, mixed with American Cherokee, Sam Medina was born in Saigon, Vietnam, where he spent the first twelve years of his life living under communist rule. Thanks to his mother's determination and resourcefulness, he was able to move to the United States, where he grew up in New Orleans. It was not an easy life for Sam. When he first arrived in the States, he spoke no English and he was a problem child. However, as he became more settled, he learned the language and excelled in school, later attending he University of New Orleans. When the disaster of Katrina struck the city, the only work available for him was in the construction industry. Medina helped rebuild the city, then began to look into the other industry that was soon thriving: film and television. He began to drive to auditions all over the country - putting 300,000 miles on his cars. His first break was booking two episodes of the Prison Break television series, shooting in Dallas. Early on, he was also able to book the key role of the main villain's brother in Olympus Has Fallen. He was the only member of the attacking force to sport a Fu Manchu. He also portrayed Crawford, a Thai mobster/killer in Kickboxer: Vengeance and Kickboxer: Retaliation. His character will also be featured in the third film in this action series. How tough does Medina appear on screen? He was cast as a character who could intimidate Danny Trejo in Machete Kills. It took three helicopters to take him down. Because of his resemblance to a young Trejo, Robert Rodriguez cast him as "Razor Charlie" in the From Dusk Till Dawn television series - the same character Trejo played in the original film. Medina models his career similarly to that of Sean Bean. They mostly die their whole career thus far. So now, when Sam takes meetings with Directors/Producers and Studios, His First question is " Does my character die?" "How does he die?" Medina's additional feature credits include: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Tracers, Savages, Dragon Eyes, The Baytown Outlaws, Let's Be Cops, Ant-Man, Our Brand Is Crisis, and Blood Out. His television credits include: Treme, Army Wives, Macgyver, NCIS: Los Angeles, Banshee, Let's Stay Together, Conan, The Messengers, Into the Badlands, Game of Silence, and he booked three episodes of Preacher, portraying the Samurai Guy. Between acting assignments, Medina can be found in his gym, where he works out with weights six days a week. He's also writing, studying cinematography and editing his latest short films.

OLIVER STONE, ROBERT RODRIGUEZ, ANTOINE FUQUA, MARTIN CAMPELL, EDWARD ZWICK-AND NOW- PETER BERG, SAM IS HONORED TO HAVE WORKED WITH THESE LEGENDARY DIRECTORS WITH SUPERB VISIONS FOR FILMOGRAPHY

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September 8, 2019
Shu
Very prepared, friendly, and attentive! Claire is a very effective language teacher, and I highly recommend her!
June 12, 2019
Paula L.
Great teacher! Super sweet! She came prepared with lesson materials and presented them in a fun way.

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The Method Acting Studio W.

Online

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Private French Teacher

Coucou, I am a native French speaker from Togo in West Africa. Growing up I was immersed in the French culture and language. I have been teaching Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced French for 5 years now. I would be very happy to share my passion with you all and help you become fluent in French.

About Ella

Hi all, I have been teaching French for over 4 years now. I am a dynamic and goal oriented, and resilient person who likes to inspire others around me. I believe in the strength of languages to help connect diverse minds and cultures. I am also a passionate of cuisine, dance, and travel. I have visited over 5 countries in Europe and 4 in West Africa.

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Victor D.

Brooklyn, NY 11211

(1)

Private French Teacher

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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Please contact me on my phone for information about availability and pricing, and to help me better understand your project (dispatched above).

About Victor

-- PLEASE contact me directly by clicking on 'Ask Victor a question' --

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

ctive is (click on ask Victor a question).
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August 14, 2019
Aby
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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Victor D.

Brooklyn, NY

(1)
Private French Teacher

I have a B.A. in French from Texas A&M University, I studied abroad in Switzerland. I have experience as a high school French tutor.

I specialize in beginners and people who want to work on minimizing their American accents when learning French.

About Kathren

I'm a grad student at George Washington University who just moved to the DC area from Chicago, and I'm originally from Texas.

I'm a maker who specializes in sewing but I dabble in many other media. I learned everything I know by choosing a project and learning what I needed to to complete that project in a way that I was satisfied with. I have very high expectations of myself so I'd say I am pretty good at what I do and proud of the work I have done. I've also made a lot of mistakes so I know how to help people work through problems.

I'm a massive nerd who loves helping other nerds realize their nerdy dreams so let me help you!

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Kathren L.

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Roa H.

Staten Island, NY 10314


Private French Teacher

I have been teaching and tutoring French for 8 years. I have a specific teaching method that makes students love the language. My students can see improvement within a few weeks of lessons! my lessons are very joyful and interesting. Learning French will give you a huge competitive advantage in your job place. It will also make a positive change in your life. I teach all levels, individuals, and groups. My students in college enjoy their time in class. I don't teach only French, I also teach the intercultural differences between countries especially the Francophone countries.

About Roa

I have been teaching and tutoring French for 8 years. French is one of my native languages and I love it. I teach at two different CUNY colleges in NYC. You will love my method of teaching, and you will also love my lessons. My students can see improvement within a few weeks of lessons! my lessons are very joyful and interesting. Learning French will give you a huge competitive advantage in your job place. It will also make a positive change in your life. I teach all levels, individuals, and groups. My students in college enjoy their time in class. I don't teach only French, I also teach the intercultural differences between countries especially the Francophone countries. Let's learn French !!!!

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Roa H.

Staten Island, NY

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Matt
"It was probably too much for my toddler. Isabel was patient and persistent, though."
Wendy
"I have been taking lessons with Isabelle for five weeks. I have been learning a lot while working with her. I like that I feel free to ask questions about
everyday expressions and complex grammatical discussions. I would recommend Isabelle to any one wanting to learn French at any level."
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Christina
"Kevin was very patient and understanding. Great instructor!"
Terry
"I've been taking lessons from Gabrielle for several months now, and I honestly think that she is an amazing teacher."
Amy
"My daughter had a really good first lesson with Ghislain. She is having difficulties in her french class at school but Ghislain is very organized and help
ed her lot. She feels more confident already so we are really happy"
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Michelle
"Wonderful patient first lesson together!"
Delia
"In first session quickly identified areas of improvement. The ball is on my court to complete my homework and get ready to make the most of my time in our
next session. He is fast paced when he sees you have command, yet slows down when needed."
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Allyn Linas &
"Evelyne is charming and we have so much fun! She will focus on whatever we choose (my friend and I are doing this together). She sends us great email summ
aries of our lessons as well."
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EMMANUELLE
"Mademoiselle Schram is intuitive to the student’s needs as a learner of the French language. In the beginning and as one continues with studying she will
ask what interest one has in the French language and tailor lessons in accordance to goals and French studies. Always there is a thread of excitement in relaying information and teaching that only an instructor that loves what he or she does…is able to convey to and through the student. There is a wonderful level of comfort one derives from being in Mademoiselle Schram’s presence that acts as an impetus of flow for easygoing and interesting learning, instruction, and information. Also, she is clear in pronunciation of French and will continually break down words that one may have trouble when listening with a foreign ear and speaking by imitation and repetition. Mademoiselle Schram is elegant of manner, intellect, and “je ne sais quoi” (uniqueness) of a French woman that incorporates well into study and overall learning. She is able to answer questions regarding culture and mannerisms of French people and way of life succinctly. She is exceedingly patient when one asks questions and always responds with a ready compelling answer. Mademoiselle Schram guides one as a student successfully by being perceptive in incorporating, suggesting, referencing French learning aids, websites, and or other instructional devices that take a student’s level of learning French to another level. She is precise and consistently responsible in meeting at the exact time set for learning no matter where a student is in the world. She is constantly present and focused in the time allotted for French learning. She is also well prepared beforehand with every instruction which offers a smooth flowing transition from one aspect of french to the next. Mademoiselle Schram does not disappoint…if anything she delivers…and delivers the entirety of French exceedingly well. Thank you always Mademoiselle Schram for all of the knowledge you impart. Ainsi, J’aime Mademoiselle Schram. Merci beaucoup!"
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