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Erika I.

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  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish / French, Italian
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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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

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Mary Jo D.
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!
Vicky
Erika is wonderful! I am so glad that she is my tutor. Thank you so much.

Diane C.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French, German
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
  • Teaching since 1976
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Diane C.

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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 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 basics for beginners, and then mix grammar,

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Wendy B.
Diane has a great French accent and shares her teaching skills effectively. I would highly recommend her for all levels. We have read books and seen movies in French. Her world view and experience adds a lot. Vraiment!
Pierce
Diane is a great German teacher! She always provides additional resources to delve into the subtleties of a translation or specific grammatical constructions and uses a variety of different books/activities so that the exercises never get boring.
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.
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Helen M.

29 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Master's degree in French language and literature from Donetsk National University
  • Teaching since 2009
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Helen M.

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I've been teaching French for 6 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of French culture, study abroad in French speaking countries, and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate like a pro! I typically use the living language books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: recording equipment, worksheets, textbooks, and more. I love working with students of all experience levels and can't wait to meet you!

About Helen

Hi, there! My name is Helen and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students to speak a new language, to successfully pass their exams, and to increase their language confidence. I went to National University of Donetsk (Ukraine) and

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It was superb (Отлично). I got a good teacher.
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Zach M.

30 Reviews
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  • Speaks english, french
  • BAC Literature and English from Lycée Jean Monnet
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zach M.

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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

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Tess
My daughter is enjoying learning French so much more since she started working with Zach!
Angel
Learning as an adult and he’s very accommodating and a great teacher.
James Owen
I’m very pleased and excited. I like Zach’s approach. We jumped right into the first lesson.
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Elsa M.

39 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, English
  • Master's Degree in Teaching French as a Foreign or Second Language from Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elsa M.

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I've been teaching French for 6 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 complemented by over 6 years of teaching experience.. I began my care

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Elsa is so helpful and patient. She would always make sure that I was comfortable with the learning pace and regularly asked me what worked for me and what didn't. I highly recommend her to anyone who is seeking to learn French.
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Isabelle S.

37 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, Spanish, German
  • Master's Degree in Management from Ecole de Management de Grenoble, France
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Isabelle S.

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I will be focusing on your very needs, either using your methodology, or any other. I can provide complementary support to Rosetta Stone, for example as some students struggle to learn English on their own with this methodology. I can recommend websites and books.

About Isabelle

I am a native French speaker born in France; I have lived in the USA since 2000 and speak English fluently. I teach both French and English as a Second Language (ESL). I am used to teaching/ coaching/ interacting with students of all ages (12-80+) and with professionals in a corporate environment.

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Brian
"Listener" is how I would describe Isabelle, and it's why she is a great teacher. I brought a lot of random questions into lessons each week and she helped me with all of the answers. She also used the answers to my questions to show me further examples to be able to help me frame why things were the way they were. This is my first French teacher but I couldn't be happier with the time I've gotten from Isabelle. I would highly recommend her as a teacher.
LINGYI
I have been having French lessons with Isabelle for more than 6 months. I definitely have learned a lot! Isabelle is very patient and flexible about different learning methods. I highly recommend her!
Lingyi
I have been taking French lessons with Isabelle for more than 6 months. I have learned a lot! Isabelle is very patient and flexible about the learning methods; I highly recommend her!

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"Professor Jean-Luc is phenomenal. I think the material he has chosen to give lessons with is very clear and has helped me improve a lot. Before every lesson he makes sure to send you the material for the next class, which helps a lot specially when you are learning online. The main reason why I chose him is because he is a french native speaker, which was extremely important to me because all my life I had french teachers that weren't french, so my pronunciation was a little bit weird-- I feel that I have improved a lot these 4 months :). I started learning French when I was 11 years old and Professor Jean-Luc helped me refresh my mind--it is interesting how he helped me remember many small grammar and writing details. I am very satisfied! Thank you Professor."
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"Today was my 8 year old Granddaughter's first French lesson.The rating in essence comes from my Granddaughter who after her first lesson was enthusiastic about wanting to schedule two lessons per week as opposed to the one per week which was planned. Evelyne is intelligent and aware at many levels.She is enthusiastic ,friendly, jovial and most of all, understanding and flexible in a potentially challenging situation. We are off to the start that I hoped for.. Thank You so very much Evelyne!"
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"I had a short time frame for a French review, and Jean Luc was very easy to schedule time with. He quickly understood what I needed and responded. Highly recommended"
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"Elsa has been wonderful for my kids ! She has wonderful energy is enthusiastic and kids really are excited to see her. They have been learning french and I am so happy to have met her ! - Patricia - Metrowest Boston"
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"I asked David to make it fun and challenging and he did! He is prepared for each lesson. I am glad I chose him"
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"Morgan was great. I’m learning a lot about how to study more effectively and efficiently even after one lesson. Can’t wait for the next one."
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"I want you to know Monique is an excellent teacher and she has patience that is very easy to replace to. She does not pressure but still gets the lesson across very well. I will be gone for a few month but when I return I will have her again thank you DeaneKnowles"
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