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By Isabelle S. - Cincinnati French Teacher

Bonjour! You are just one step away from immersing yourself in French-speaking culture! Cincinnati has a lot to share with you if you want to communicate in French. In addition to your private French lessons in Cincinnati, there are many local opportunities open to you to practice and develop your language skills. Here are a few examples:

1) Local French Meetup Groups French language Meetup groups are a great way to get involved in the French-speaking community of Cincinnati. For example, check out Le meetup de l'Alliance Française de Cincinnati. The group will be holding conversation sessions on the second Monday of every month. This is a fabulous chance to meet with native French speakers from France, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada (Quebec), and even Africa. (French is spoken in so many countries!) Among your fellow Francophiles, you will enjoy the friendly atmosphere and engaging conversation. (http://www.meetup.com/french-485/events/222016661/)

2) Bastille Day Come celebrate Bastille Day in Montgomery! Each year, the City of Montgomery and the Sister Cities Commission host the Bastille Day Celebration in the heart of Montgomery to commemorate and recognize the City of Montgomery’s relationship with its sister city, Neuilly-Plaisance, France. (http://www.montgomeryohio.org/bastille-day-celebration/)

3) Alliance Française de Cincinnati Additionally, while taking French lessons in Cincinnati, be sure to pay a visit to the Alliance Française de Cincinnati. This organization hosts many cultural events, which are another GREAT way to meet native French speakers. (http://www.afcincinnati.com/en/)

4) French Restaurants We should, of course, mention local French food and French restaurants. There are plenty to choose from in Cincinnati. When you go, don’t be shy - ask to meet the chef! Some of my favorite local spots include: - La Petite France Restaurant in Evendale: http://www.lapetitefrance.biz/ - Jean-Robert’s Table (upscale): http://jrcincy.com/

Finally, try Trader Joe’s for authentic French cuisine. I love their selection of cheese at a reasonable price. Make sure you grab a baguette (French bread), too!

5) French Films And finally, what about going to the movie theater? Check out the Esquire, Mariemont and Kenwood movie theaters' schedules. These theaters sometimes have French movies, which are a great resource to practice your French listening skills. - The Esquire: http://www.esquiretheatre.com/ - The Mariemont: http://mariemonttheatre.com/ - The Kenwood: http://www.kenwoodtheatre.com/

I hope you are now convinced that French opportunities are all around you here in Cincinnati. While taking French lessons in the city, you have the opportunity to interact with so many people from different countries where French is spoken.

Bonne Chance! - Isabelle

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Traveler from Paris to Finland to Italy would like to tutor in beginning French Singing Piano!

About Nicole
I have traveled around Europe from Finland to Italy with only a travel book. If you are interested in traveling I can help with it. I lived in Europe in youth hostels for several months.

I love music and can teach these subjects to any age group. I am certified in Orff Suzuki. I have ten years experience teaching piano and voice to date in schools and private instruction.
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Olivia &. September 27, 2018
· Piano · In home
She is so sweet and my girls had such a good time!
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Nicole K.

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Students will start practicing the language right away. Learn phrases and idioms as well as the culture of francophone countries. Emphasis on listening and speaking.

About Susan
Learning while having fun is guaranteed. I enjoy working with students of all ages and from all countries. Eacvh of you is special and deserves a special curriculum and lesson plan. Talk with you soon. I look forward to meeting you.
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Lys August 29, 2018
· German · In home
I have been taking German lessons from Susan Gibbs for 4 yrs ,she is a great teacher I have learn a great deal from her ,she is very good at her work.I can now speak German fairly well.
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Deborah August 29, 2018
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Susan is a wonderful French teacher both for adults and kids. We have had her as an in-home teacher for both over the past few years during the school year. She is very patient with the kids and keeps it fun for them, and also is a great conversationalist with the adults. I can’t recommend her enough. She is also versatile enough to teach German as well.
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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.

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Bonjour,

My name is Jean-Philippe and I have taught French in a variety of settings (small classrooms, larger classrooms and one-on-one) for over 15 years. I specialize in getting my students to get to speak French quickly, and I make it a point to help them accomplish their goals. I am easy-going and flexible, with an ability to adapt to my students' needs and levels.
I look forward to helping you meet your needs and developing your skills.
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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.

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Bonjour! Hello!

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 school
diploma (Baccalauréat) and architecture degree.
I also attended high school in Germany, in a German high school, for several years. Learning languages was a necessity in my childhood, and I love learning, even if by now 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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Don H. October 15, 2018
· French · Online
Diane is VERY patient but very thorough. You will learn quickly.
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Don H. August 20, 2018
· French · Online
Diane is a very conscientious and competent instructor who is very easy to work with. She is especially effective because she understands both the French language and culture while having a complete understanding of English and American culture. I have had many French Instructors , all good, but none as helpful as Diane.
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Don H. July 31, 2018
· French · Online
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.
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I individualize lessons and courses to meet the individual students' needs and goals. I have some authentic documents and memorabilia from when I lived in France

About Jodie
My name is Jodie. I have been teaching since 1999 and my experience includes school classrooms, university, and private lessons. I have been teaching private lessons since 2003 and am currently available to teach lessons in person and online. I teach French and ESL. I am also qualified to teach English, writing, and comprehension as well as a few crafts. One of my current students was failing his French I class at high school three months ago when his mom contacted me, but he has now raised that grade to a B.

I received my training at the University of Northern Iowa in1998 where I received a BA and an MA in French. I later studied at the University of Angers, France, where I earned an MA in Teaching French as a Foreign Language. I lived in France for six years. I also taught English to French students. As an expert in my field, I
look forward to helping new students achieve their goals. I personalize lessons and courses to meet the individual student's needs.
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During my student teaching experience, I developed and initiated a curriculum sequence on French reading and comprehension.
This collaborative unit involved working with the other teachers within my team.
In my work with the classes, I stressed critical thinking and the incorporation of
culture and science units into the course. The student response was very encouraging, as we had a 100% passing rate for this section. In addition, our team met state curricula guidelines and received numerous positive comments from students’ families regarding the class material.

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My name is Elena. I am very pleased to welcome you to my French lessons! I have been teaching French for all age groups (beginning from 3 years old kids to the adult advanced level) for more than 20 years and I am really happy to provide my students with the experience and skills I have acquired for all the years.

I have worked with the kids of all the age groups creating cooperative learning, hands-on and minds-on approach. I also participated in "Write-to-Read" program in California and used these methods to encourage reading/writing at home, parent involvement, and listening/speaking/writing skills. I always try to create an individual approach to every child to develop his/her unique language skills and personal perception.

I am a professionally credentialed and certified teacher from California state and I am happy to share my
experience and my love for French with all students and their families.

Sincerely,

Elena
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Dylan October 12, 2017
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She goes above and beyond! My son is autistic, and Elena is perfect with him. She's punctual and understanding.
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Native Moroccan French is my second language
Can teach conversational French for people wanting to travel to French speaking countries or help students with there home work.
I have traveled to many countries and speak other languages

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I am here to help you make your next vacation to Europe, Africa or the middle east unforgettable
i can also tailor a program to help you ace your french or Arabic class
Lets do this the fun and simple way
Call me Jay:)
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Fun French lessons from a native from Paris. Columbia University educated. Lessons on Columbia Campus campus or online. Fun conversation for every day "French Paris speak" when visiting Paris. Help with school work and more. A plus !

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I am a native French speaker from Paris, France. I graduated with a bachelor in Neurosciences and Behavior from Columbia University and I have been tutoring on campus since 2007. I love teaching in general and in particular in French in a fun and proactive way.
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