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About Dr. Yrene A.

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10 PLUS YEARS TEACHING EXPERIENCE. WRITTEN AND SPOKEN. LEARN THE BASICS AND HOW TO COMMUNICATE AND WRITE IN FRENCH FROM A FRENCH NATIVE!

About Dr. Yrene
Hi there,

I am a Private part-time Tutor. I am also an Associate Law Firm Management Adviser.

My highest level of education is a Doctorate in Law. I have over 10 years of tutoring experience.

I am a professional and positive person. I love teaching and helping others achieve their educational goals.
My approach and technique to tutoring is unique and creative and accentuated through visual understanding and application of subject matter areas.

-Subjects Areas-

-French- Basic, Intermediate & Advanced

-Grade & Middle School-

-Geography
-History
-English Language
-Biology
-Chemistry
-Physics

Law- Graduate Level

-Legal Writing-Thesis
-Introduction to the American Legal System for International Lawyers

Knowledge is Power!!

Thank you!!
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Dr. Yrene A.

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About Zach M.

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New Orleans, LA

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Born and raised in Paris , France to a french mother and an american father. Teaching french is a true passion and joy.

My classes are fun and if you want to work with a real teacher who can design a class just for you, I am the teacher you are looking for!

Whatever your goals are with French, I can help you get there!
Get in touch any time to tell me about your goals.

Wether you , your spouse or kids would like to learn french, I adapt my classes to everyone's needs and goals.

-"HELP , I'm going to France soon , I need some basic things to say"
No problem !

-"I would like to be able to read books in french and have a conversation."
Sure thing !

-"Can I be fluent in less than a year?"
Yes you can if you're ready to work hard and have fun !

Whatever your reason is : you found the right person ! :)

I can help you with :

• Pronunciation ( so that nobody will answer you in English )
• What to know if you go to France soon ( so that you can know a ...

About Zach
"I don't have much time but I'd like to learn french , is it possible ?"
- Oui !

Bonjour everyone , my name is Zach.

I was born and raised in Paris, France.

I graduated from "Jean-Monnet European High-school" in France where I specialized in English and French Literature.

I moved to the US six years ago and I have been teaching french for more than 10 years now.

Most people I've taught first came to me saying "French is so hard , I will never be able to speak it" or "When I try to speak french, french people answer me in english"

THIS WILL NOT HAPPEN WITH ME :)

French is easy , you just need a good teacher who cares about YOU and adapts the lessons to YOUR NEEDS:
I do ! :)
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Hashem A. August 8, 2019
· French · Online
I took French before and did not see myself improving at all. Took it with Zach this time and I actually see myself learning. He makes you record yourself so you can hear what you sound like and that really improves pronunciation (especially for me being Arab since French pronunciation is nothing like Arabic) because you get to see how people hear you talk and that leaves a lot of room for improvement, plus hearing yourself talk over and over helps your mind to remember what you learned (you won’t learn it and then forget it by the next lesson).
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christy July 29, 2019
· French · Online
My 10yo says: He is a very helpful and funny guy, which is great when you're learning French. He made it easy but challenging too. Right in the middle of fun and making me learn.

From me (adult): I was relearning French to prepare for a vacation to Paris. Zach did a fantastic job of being flexible, challenging me, teaching us (ny daughter and me) key phrases that would be helpful ahead of our trip, etc. I would highly recommend him to anyone wanting to take lessons!
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Alena April 28, 2019
· French · Online
Great teacher!
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About Mylène G.

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Native French speaker with 16 + years experience in private & public school teaching in New York City. My lessons will be catered to fit your personal student needs using the appropriate teaching method and diverse material I accumulated over a many years long period of attending teaching workshops and doing research. In addition to the online lessons, you will also be given free and unlimited access to my private website of extensive French resources for students of all levels and needs.

About Mylène
I'm a Native French speaker, perfectly fluent in English and Spanish, with 16+ years experience in private and public school teaching in New York City.

My strong point is my ability to cater lessons fitted to the needs of every student through my knowledge of various teaching methods and use of diverse material that I have accumulated over a many year long period of attending teaching workshops and doing research.

When you sign up for a set of classes with me, in addition to the online lessons, you will also be given free and unlimited access to my private website of extensive French resources for students of all levels.

EDUCATION
City College of the City University of New York (New York, NY)
- Pursuing a Master’s degree in English Literature, ongoing (required coursework completed)
Hunter College of the City University of
New York (New York, NY)
- Bachelor of Arts in English Literature & Romance languages (French & Spanish literature), January 2007
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Mary Jo D. March 2, 2019
· French · Online
Mylene is outstanding! She is methodical and highly organized in her approach. She utilizes engaging and fun visual techniques. I am so excited to study with a teacher of her caliber!
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Nancy January 11, 2019
· French · Online
I adore Mylène and enjoyed my lesson. I’m excited for the upcoming ones.
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amy April 27, 2018
· French · Online
wonderful first lesson!
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Mylène G.

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About Erika I.

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I have experience teaching and working with children as well as with adults. I feel comfortable teaching students in all different levels, from the beginner up to the advanced level. The typical approach that I use is a rather communicative one. I like to encourage students to speak and get engaged in real life situations.

I like to know my students, who you are and what your interests are so that I am not just your teacher, but also a friend. I like to think that I am a humorous person and it always makes me feel great when we can share a laugh or two in the class.

Come and join me!

About Erika
My name is Erika and I have been studying French since I was 4 years old. I studied French in my hometown where I got a degree in French (C1 level). When I was 16, I got a scholarship to study French in Normandie, France. Ten years later, I got a second scholarship to study in Lyon, France. Back in Argentina, I have been teaching at the Alliance Francaise since then. Currently, I am the Headteacher.
Also, I have been working at university for 16 years. As regards my interests, I am keen on photography, arts, cooking and languages. my english is not very good, im not teaching beginners.
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Mary Jo D. September 29, 2018
· French · Online
I love her approach and patience with me. i am a visual learner and having her write the phrases for me truly helps my comprehension. Merci!
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Vicky September 6, 2018
· French · Online
Erika is wonderful! I am so glad that she is my tutor. Thank you so much.
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Vicky May 17, 2018
· French · Online
Erika is wonderful. She is so patient and helpful. I am very pleased.
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About Paule S.

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Princeton, NJ
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As a native speaker with over 15 years of experience teaching French to students of all experience levels, my goal is to share with others my love for the beautiful language that is French! With my lessons, I strive to create personal and individualized courses, as opposed to many curricula which have rigid study schedules and unforgiving pace. These courses are fluid in nature and designed to fit student needs and schedules.

About Paule
I adapt my teaching to the needs of each student. I taught children at 5 years old and
adults at 70 years old. It is not the same way of teaching, I help students to prepare
SAT 1 - 2 AP advanced etc..
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Anne October 27, 2017
· French · Online
LOVE Marie! She’s patient, encouraging and goes at a good pace for me—speeding up or slowing down for me when needed. It’s wonderful taking lessons from a native speaker. Always on time and veeery easy to work with. Love her!
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Paule S.

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About Marissia T.

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About Marissia
Hello, and welcome to my profile! I am an American who also holds Italian citizenship. Currently, vagabonding at the moment, I have lived more than 3 years in France, where I have studied and worked; and have also worked as a French and Spanish teacher in the US. Deeply passionate about discovering other culutres and languges from a young age, I have turned that into a life-style and career, and look forward to teaching and exchanging with future students who are ready to open up worlds of knowledge and adventure. Are you ready to embark on this journey with me?
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Marissia T.

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$25 / 30-min

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.
Let's begin !

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 Loren P.

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Euless, TX

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One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learning. We may sing in the language and even paint to help learn. I've taught younger than Kindergarten all the way to adults, so feel comfortable that you'll grow in advanced conversational skills, as well as, beginner vocabulary. Let me highlight that I'm passionate about "phonetics," which is the study and classification of speech sounds. In other words, you are going to learn how to sound like a native speaker when you take my class.

About Loren
I'm an artist, musician, and language aficionada. I have a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors as a Magna Cum Laude in Spanish and French Linguistics. I am fluent in both languages. One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learning. We may sing in the language and even paint to help learn. I've taught younger than Kindergarten all the way to adults, so feel comfortable that you'll grow in your conversational skills, as well as, beginner vocabulary. Let me highlight that I'm passionate about "phonetics," which is the study and classification of speech sounds. In other words, you are going to learn how to sound like a native speaker when you take my class.

Why do I like to bring art and music into the learning journey? Let me tell you one of the biggest secrets I've dis
covered. Art and music can allow you to make a joyful memory, which takes the fleeting moment into the longterm part of your brain, causing you to remember more and put it into what you call "muscle memory" all because you're happy!

Speaking of the arts, I play guitar, ukulele, charango, piano, and I sing! I've been a musician since 2000, and I've successfully turned a hobby into something my husband and I have been doing full time for several years. For beginners, something that works best is taking a song that you LOVE and turning it into your anthem on the instrument of your choice. So pick your song and message me!

Last but not least, I'm a painter. Painting is my favorite part of any day. About my childhood, I can candidly say I had the best stepmom. She would let me take her enormous canvases, oil paints, and brushes and just let me at it. Of course at first they were all of my hand prints and rainbows, but she got me curious, and eventually we started going to museums. I've seen Vangogh, Monet, Divinci, Picasso, and many more as they toured through our city. I began to study their techniques and grow my gift. My "Mama Sue" gifted me a hunger for creativity and excellence, and I can't thank her enough. Painting with me, you will grow in your technique, skill, and confidence, and pick up a little artist history along the way.

I'm looking forward to meeting you and helping you accomplish your dreams!
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Philip August 17, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Loren is a absolute joy! You will feel so empowered to learn guitar for her even after the first lesson. Plus, she uses many other methods to teach guitar that it feels like you’re having fun and learning at the same time.
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Rebecca July 9, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
Amazing! Loren is a wonderful instructor- I can’t believe how much I learned during my very first lesson. She was knowledgeable, patient, thorough and such a kind person. I can’t wait for my next lesson!!
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Jennifer June 30, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Loren is awesome! She is so knowledgeable, encouraging and kind. I have learned so much in just a short time and I always look forward to my lessons. A+++
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About Magdalena L.

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Aliso Viejo, CA
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Bonjour tout le monde!

I am a qualified French teacher with 10 years experience at Teaching French in schools as well as individually. My passion is to teach French in an engaging way, using a mix of strategies that allow my students to improve their French skills with
each lesson.

I love teaching because I am a language enthusiast and I enjoy seeing my students' progress!
I agree with F. Fellini's quote "A different language is a different vision of life" and giving my students the opportunity to discover a new vision of life makes me an enriched and fulfilled person!

I have many years of tutoring experience. I teach French at different levels on a daily basis. I've always used a variety of course books depending on the student's level and learning preference. I also like to add some personalized material to my classes to make them more engaging and fun. However, I always adapt to my students' needs and preferences and I welcome suggestions regarding teaching materials and ...

About Magdalena
Bonjour tout le monde!

I am a qualified French teacher with 10 years experience at Teaching French in schools as well as individually. My passion is to teach French in an engaging way, using a mix of strategies that allow my students to improve their French skills with
each lesson.

I love teaching because I am a language enthusiast and I enjoy seeing my students' progress!
I agree with F. Fellini's quote "A different language is a different vision of life" and giving my students the opportunity to discover a new vision of life makes me an enriched and fulfilled person!

I have many years of tutoring experience. I teach French at different levels on a daily basis. I've always used a variety of course books depending on the student's level and learning preference. I also like to add some personalized material to my classes to make them
more engaging and fun. However, I always adapt to my students' needs and preferences and I welcome suggestions regarding teaching materials and approach. For instance, some of my students prefer learning French in a more traditional way involving a mix of speaking, writing and grammar whereas others choose to focus on the conversational aspect of the language.

Please get in touch if you need to schedule a first free 30 min class to discuss level etc.
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Magdalena L.

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About Roa H.

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Staten Island, NY
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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.

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$67 / 30-min

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