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Evelyne K.

72 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, Italian, Spanish, English, French
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Evelyne K.

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Bonjour à tous! Hey y'all! Born and raised in Geneva, Switzerland, French is my native language. I'm specialized in adult teaching and critical care nursing, I worked more than 20 years with adults, children and families in Switzerland and in Montreal, Canada. Finding the best way to learn depending on who you are and what goals you have is one of my specialties. I like to provide a dynamic, fun and customized learning environment to my students.
Having learnt multiple second languages, such as English, Italian, Spanish and German, I’m myself very aware of the process of learning a new language.
I can provide vocabulary, grammar, verbs, conversation as well as cultural aspects from different French speaking countries, such as Switzerland, France, Quebec and Belgium.
I moved to Richmond four years ago, bringing many French books and ressources that could be used during lessons.

About Evelyne

I’m a French native speaker from Switzerland, teaching French to high schoolers and adults. I provide tailored lessons in a positive environment to gain confidence and to enjoy speaking French. Four years ago, I moved from Geneva for my husband’s work. He’s a pediatric clinical and research p

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Luanne M.
I was totally unprepared today, sadly. I didn’t cancel. I told Evelyn up front that I wasn’t prepared. She said, “No problem.” Evelyn was an Olympic Champion! She worked really hard to make the lesson meaningful, and smooth for me. I hung up feeling super great! I was successful, I learned a lot, because of her. She is a really talented teacher. I feel blessed.
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Diane C.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Arabic, English, German, French, Duala
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diane C.

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French is my second language, but it often feels as it if were the first, as I have been speaking it for so many years on an everyday, educational, and professional basis. I have official native-level proficiency. 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). Culture is also a big part of learning a language, and I am well versed in French literature, pop culture, idioms, and more.
Recently, one of my first TakeLessons students passed her B2 exam, which allows her to apply to French universities. It's not an easy exam, the culmination of several years of classes and several months of test-prepping.
I edited a 240-page scholarly book in French, "De La Case A La Villa" (published 2014), and have spoken on French-language television and at professional conferences.
I give both private and group lessons.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! Yay! We can start in-person lessons again, as long as basic distancing is kept. I have been vaccinated and I would prefer my students to be vaccinated, too, but it's not a deal breaker. I teach several languages: French, German, and English for non-native English speaker

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Julia J.
We had a wonderful experience doing online lessons with Ms Diane. My son was engaged and interested in the lesson times and he looked forward to seeing Ms Diane every week. We intend to resume lessons once the summer is over.
Daria
I have been a student with Diane for the last few years and she is the best French teacher I have ever had. Not only is she an amazing teacher but she is also genuinely fun to be with. This year, Diane helped me pass the French B2 Certification exam - she provided me with all the resources I could have ever hoped for, and I really couldn't have done it without her! I highly recommend her for anyone
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Celine L.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, French
  • Early childhood Education from Christopher Academy
  • Teaching since 2000
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Celine L.

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I am native from France and have been teaching for over 20 years and I am passionate about sharing my culture and language.
Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or novice, I am here to help you speak French and have fun while doing it!

About Celine

My name is Céline and I am from France, I currently live in Upstate New York with my family. I have been teaching for over 20 years in various institutions and I am now working mostly remotely, offering my skills to worldwide students and families. Teaching young ones how to read and write is

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Cinderella
Celine was my middle school french teacher, and is a delightful person who makes learning French easy and fun
Jose
Celine is the best teacher one could hope for. She has been teaching both my children how to read and write in French & has been helping me in my goal to speak fluently with my spouse family members. I highly recommend Celine, a true native and makes learning fun !
Pauline
It’s such a pleasure to learn French with Mrs. Celine. I love how she combines Music 🎶 to make French practice easier and fun.
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Roula F.

59 Reviews
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Starting at $36
  • Speaks Spanish, English, French, Arabic
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roula F.

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I will tailor my lessons to each student's need, French is one of my native languages and I am certified to teach it K-12. I am a full time French teacher at Slippery rock Area High School and available to teach online after school and weekends.

About Roula

I am certified in Arabic, French and BCIT ( Business. Computer and Technology) and taught all 3 in the Mount Lebanon School district in Pittsburgh, PA for 8 years before becoming the full time French Teacher at the SlipperyRock Area High School starting in August 2017, my current employment. After

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Kathryn Raphael
She is always very helpful, attentive, kind, and makes learning fun and memorable!!
Alissar
Roula is a one of a kind instructor! It also doesn't hurt that she is funny and makes you laugh. She is detail oriented and able to adapt to your way of learning.

I appreciate that she proactively checks in to make sure her style of teaching is working for you and adjusts accordingly.

It was very difficult for me to find an instructor who is certified to teach AND who also specializes in teaching Arabic spoken in the Levant and Lebanon. If you are also looking for this particular specialty, Roula is the instructor you need.

Thank you Roula!
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Alex B.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Arabic, French, English
  • Awarded David Sides "Playground Piano" International Competition 2st Position from David Sides
  • Teaching since 2012
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Alex B.

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Je ne parler Français tres bien? Learn French in 3 months using the 12 simple rules that make the process as efficient as it can get.

About Alex

Alex Boulos built his talent on his home piano listening to his father's compositions. He won an international competition of piano played by ear from David Sides Playground Sessions when he was 13 years old as well as many other talent shows and contests.  Alex started giving piano improvisatio

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Lindy
Alex is an awesome teacher, very knowledgeable and focused on details. He goes at the perfect pace so I don't feel overwhelmed. I've browsed YouTube for Ableton lessons, and it feels chaotic to learn this way. Ableton can be intimidating, but Alex organizes the information and presents the information is a digestible way. Our lessons cover the perfect amount of information.
Bryan M.
He is very helpful
Lexi (.
After first lesson, Alex promises to be a great instructor. He was able to assess my skill level quickly to focus on where I should begin learning, improving and growing.
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Melody S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French, Italian
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melody S.

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Bonjour!

I am French, and I live in New York. I graduated with a college degree from La Sorbonne in Italian translation. Thus, languages are my passion.

About Melody

I have tutored for four years in New York for all levels: children and teenagers, attending the best schools and universities in the country, and adults. It would be a pleasure to help new students discover the French language and culture. You can find below my expertise fields: -Grammar, conver

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Alexis
Mélody is an excellent teacher. She is flexible and works according to my needs and is great at explaining grammar rules and pronunciation in a way that I can understand. She is knowledgeable about grammar and how to learn languages and has innovative ideas about how to make learning fun. I highly recommend her as a language tutor! I have been studying with her for the past two years and have seen significant growth as a result of our lessons. She is excellent.
Mary
Melody is an energetic, gifted tutor. The conversation is lively and precise. She is careful to explain the subtle meaning of works and phrases. I got to the level I desired with her. Will come back for periodic refreshers.
Kevin
Melody is an amazing teacher. She is patient, methodical, and makes you improve so quickly! I wanted to be challenged, someone who could boost my fluency. In a few classes, I already noticed progress. I highly recommend Melody for any level!

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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"
Chloe
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"As a French speaker, I needed to improve my English for professional purposes. I decided to ask Elsa to help me with that and I am happy to say that it was a great decision. I already had 25 classes and they are very interesting and very immersive too.
I highly recommend her!"
Joris
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Diane instructs our 13 y.o. son in French once a week. He loves his weekly French lesson with Diane! Diane is a super teacher, and she has great rapport with our son. We strongly recommend Diane, if you want to take French lessons!"
Matthew
Took French lessons from Diane C.
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"Diane is awesome! She meets you at whatever level you are at and truly cares about getting you to your language goals!"
Cassandra
Took French lessons from Diane C.
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"She is amazing and kind. Very detailed and my daughter loves her. She is highly recommended and works so well with kids."
Kelly
Took French lessons from Isabel S.
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"Wonderful first class! Evelyn is a super great teacher!! I am really excited to learn French from her!! Thank you, Evelyn!!!"
Luanne
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"I was not prepared for this class, not his fault. But our interaction was helpful and encouraging."
Mark
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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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."
Sydney Rostar
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Roman was amazing. He worked with my 6 year old daughter and made the lesson fun. He's patient and kind. He's also very responsible and conscientious."
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Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"A very knowledgeable teacher, strong on grammar and au courant conversation style. Creative in lesson planning and her classes are a pleasure to attend."
Rhoda
Took French lessons from Sophie D.
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