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How Online Lessons Work

Connecting with the best instructor online is easy, convenient and fun.
All you need is a reliable internet connection, a webcam, and a microphone.

Can you really learn online?

Yes! In fact, our online students typically stick with their lessons 10% longer than local students. Why? Convenience and quality. You can take lessons with any instructor, anywhere in the country... all without leaving your home.

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Average Cost of Online French Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute online French lessons is $48. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $25 and $100 per hour.

30-min $15
 
$27 average
$50
45-min $20
 
$37 average
$75
60-min $25
 
$48 average
$100

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute online French lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute online French lessons are 23% less expensive at $37, and 30-minute lessons cost 44% less at $27.

Curious how much online French lessons cost in your area? Do a quick search to get local prices for the best online French teachers .

French Lesson Reviews from Students

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Popular Online French instructors

Zach M.

Brooklyn, NY
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Mylène G.

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Ronald Chaz B.

Los Angeles, CA
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About Zach M.

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**due to a lot of requests for french lessons , please if you email me with questions be as clear as possible. Only serious inquiries please
I answer everyone within 24hours

-"HELP , I'm going to France soon , I need some basic things to say"

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

-"Can I be fluent in less than a year?"

Don't worry, you found the right person

Most people I've taught come to me saying "French people are rude , when we try to speak french they answer in english" or "French is so hard , I can't learn it"

Well let me tell you : THIS WILL NOT HAPPEN WITH ME

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Matt September 1, 2017
· French · In studio
Zach is a fantastic teacher! He is very organized and patient, but he's also willing to push and encourage. I'm excited for the next one! Merci Zach
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SHUAI Z. December 19, 2016
· French · Online
Excellent teacher! Zach is wonderful. He is very knowledgable, patient and intelligent. I just moved from China to America, so my English is not so good. However, Zach is so kind and patient to encourage me to study French. I really enjoyed my first French lesson with Zach! And I am looking forward to continuing my lessons.
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Rajeev September 3, 2016
· French · In studio
Very good first lesson. Instructor is professional, helpful, and invested.

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.

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Vicente A. March 8, 2017
· French · Online
It was a very good first class. From second 1 she addressed to me in French which I think is the best way to learn a new language.
She was really clear and in a really nice pace. Looking forward to my second lesson.
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Mark S. February 27, 2017
· French · Online
After only one lesson, I feel that Mylène will be a perfect teacher for me. She also happens to be from the region of France where I plan to reside. I am very encouraged.
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Mari-Ann W. January 5, 2017
· French · Online
I love working with Mylene! She is friendly, patient, knowledgeable, flexible, and encouraging -- all of which are absolute essentials for me when learning. I also really appreciate the extra materials she makes available to students!

About Ronald Chaz B.

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Los Angeles, CA

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A graduate with a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education with majors in Spanish (Native Speakers' fluency) and German
( Native Speakers' fluency) in Language, Literature, and History, and Piano/Vocal Performance (Music); and minors in French Studies (Advanced Language and Culture), Italian, Linguistics, and Interpreting/Translation.

He has spoken German and Spanish since the age of 11 due to his German upbringing with a German step-father as well as his Hispanic background from his real father. He also studied at
Die Hochschule der Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Wien, Osterreich (Vienna, Austria) and has been active in the Latino communities in the USA. He speaks Spanish at home, Italian and French with his friends. He regularly keeps in contact with friends that reside in Calabria and Nice.

He has a B.A. and M.Ed. (majors in Spanish, German, Music (Vocal/ Piano Performance); minors in French, Italian, and Interpreting/Translations ). He is fluent-native speaker ...

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Maria J. February 17, 2017
· Piano · In studio
Excellent! knowledgeable, friendly, easy to follow. Great introduction for a total beginner.
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Angelika April 1, 2016
· Vocal Training · In studio
I have taken lessons with Ronald since I was 6, I am now 23. In my 17 years of taking lessons I have learned to play piano, sing and am proficient in music theory. In the more recent years I have even had the opportunity to teach music through Ronald. Throughout the years, I have experienced and witnessed the patience and kindness Ronald consistently shows his students. He encourages his students to become better and shares in their enthusiasm due to their accomplishments. Ronald genuinely cares about his students and is dedicated to making sure his students improve. I fully recommend Ronald for students who have parents who want to be involved in the learning process and especially for young children who are just starting out. Ronald works well with families, includes parents every step of the way and is very patient with young students helping them learn in an open and encouraging environment.
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Sarah March 8, 2016
· Singing · In studio
Mr.Chaz is really dedicated to his profession. He started to teach my seven year old son over one year ago and he has motivated him to sing his best and he started piano with him last year which has been a phenomenal experience for my son. Chaz really focuses on the detail, theory and groundwork necessary to excel in music. If you are lucky enough to get your child started with him you will never regret the experience. He is simply the best! My son sings all the time now and loves to play piano. I am so happy for my son to have found someone to expand on his talents!

Erika I.

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Claire 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!

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Julie S. March 10, 2017
· French · Online
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Sharon December 2, 2016
· Spanish · Online
Another great class with Erika. She makes sure we get as much conversational practice as is possible. She always conducts an excellent class, and I'm glad to have her as an instructor. Thank you, Erika; I learned a lot today.
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Sam December 2, 2016
· French · Online
She is so patient and easy to work with. She makes me feel so comfortable on anything I ask. She's one of my favorites.

About Claire G.

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I have a Master's degree from California State University Fullerton. I'm originally from Nice, South of France and arrived in California in Fall 2010.
I have taught French to foreigner people in France since I was 18 years old (my mother has been doing that for over 30 years now) and since I arrived here to adults and students.

Through private lessons I can help you get ready for exams and midterms, help you improve your french or just offer you to have a conversation with a native speaker. I love my culture and would love to share it with you if you are interested.

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Bob September 20, 2017
· Clarinet · Online
Great lesson. Learned a lot
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Bart September 15, 2017
· French · Online
Claire is great! Very patient and kind, very knowledgeable.
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brendan leary September 5, 2017
· French · Online
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About Bettina S.

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I am a seasoned language teacher, of both adults and children. Making languages come alive through interesting anecdotes, songs, and stories, is my specialty. My schooling, from age four to 14, was 100% in French. Boy, did those nuns drill us in grammar!

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Sean M. September 18, 2017
· Swedish · Online
Bettina is excellent. Patient, knowledgable, and personable - I enjoy every lesson thoroughly! I have progressed so well with Bettina teaching me and really appreciate her structured and thoughtful teaching methods.
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Jaeyoung August 28, 2017
· Hebrew · Online
My son is currently learning Hebrew from Bettina. She is very flexible in terms of schedule, quick to respond via email, via TalkLessons. Most importantly, my 9-year-old son is enjoying the lessons.
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Jo Ann W. July 17, 2017
· Hebrew · Online
It was our first class and I found Bettina very pleasant
and able to assess my level of Hebrew.
I feel confident that I will learn well with her.
I like the fact that she recognizes that I may have holes in my knowledge of Hebrew. That is exactly why I wanted a teacher. Had some problems with my audio.
But am hoping to solve the problem before my next class.

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About Online French Lessons

TakeLessons, the nation's leading private lessons provider, offers the convenience of live, online french lessons, allowing you to enjoy learning from the comfort of your home or anywhere that you have an internet connection. Learn by working with a qualified TakeLessons french lessons instructor. Search through our nationwide network of teachers and review their online profile to find the perfect teacher for you.

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student, a TakeLessons instructor is here to help you learn or enhance your musical abilities. Our instructors come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find the perfect match for your interest and skill level. Each instructor's specialties are listed in their profile, along wi

th details about their background, photos, student feedback and lesson availability.

Our online french lessons teachers work with students of all ages; teaching kids, teenagers, and adults. We guarantee a customized online experience that will exceed your expectations. In fact, we are so committed to your satisfaction that we offer all new customers a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on your first lesson.

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