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Jacqueline G.

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Starting at $80
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jacqueline G.

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Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 120 French students including at most local Bay Area schools as well as many out-of-state. I work with each student to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with all aspects of French including grammar, conversation, vocabulary, and overall fluency.

About Jacqueline

Hi, I'm Jacqueline and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages. I have taught over 120 French students at all levels including beginners, AP students, and adult learners. I work with each student to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs. I can help you with

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I started taking lessons from Jacqueline in person but have moved to online during the shutdown. I'm 66 and have taken some formal french courses but my conversational skills are lacking. It is often difficult finding a teacher that can be effective with someone in my age group. Jacqueline has been excellent at getting me to converse, improving my pronunciation, and working on my comprehension and grammar. We generally meet once a week but I would recommend more often.
Janis
Our family has found Jacqueline to be an awesome tutor for our high school daughter. Not only is she kind, thorough and patient, but Jacqueline always makes it a point to find out what the local high school teachers are teaching and what methods they're using. She has a very friendly and approachable manner and loves what she teaches.
Eduardo R.
Lesson and teacher were great! Although only an hour in duration, I feel I have learned a weeks worth of language.

Solange T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1993
  • B.A. Translation and Master's level in simultaneous interpreting from Higher School of Interpreting, Paris
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Solange T.

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All levels. Children and adults

About Solange

Native French Speaker. I am originally from Lyon, France and have been living in the DC area for about 20 years. I have over 20 years of teaching and tutoring experience throughout the D.C. area, at Alliance Francaise, Berlitz, In Lingua, etc. I have been tutoring consultants and employees from

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J. C. C.
Solange is amazing as an instructor. As a native speaker she understands text book French as well as slang. She provides several options for ways to express a thought. She is easy to talk to and time passes so quickly. Definitely the best French teach I have had and I have had many.

Elena T.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elena T.

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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.

About Elena

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 fo

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Jeff
Excellent!
Dylan
She goes above and beyond! My son is autistic, and Elena is perfect with him. She's punctual and understanding.

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Michelle R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michelle R.

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Parlez-vous français? French was the first foreign language I learned, and it was definitely a gateway language. I loved learning every detail of the grammar, every rule, every inevitable exception. I took advanced courses at UCI as well as studied in a French university for a semester, so I have lots of materials for us to work with.

About Michelle

Hi! I'm Michelle, a world traveler/teacher who's here to help bring her experience and energy to students back home in California. I officially began teaching in 2011, though I had been tutoring since before even that. I've taught various subjects such as test prep, English, history, and langua

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she was good

Kokou S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French
  • Education from Essex county college
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kokou S.

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I've been studying French for 17 years before moving to US and would love to be there to help you get started on your adventure with the French Language.
I always personalize my sessions to your needs, expectations, and hobbies. I am here to help you to reach your goals, to pass your homework and exams or to solidify your knowledge for a personal or professional goal.
I teach the most important tasks such grammar, vocabulary and how to make correct and perfect sentences.
I like teaching with a lot of fun , interactive and gestures.
MERCI ET À BIENTÔT

About Kokou

I was a French teacher since 2008 in Togo, west Africa. I graduated from from University of Lome in 2007 with a sociology bachelors degree. My country Togo is a French speaking place and I started my primary’s school academy, I realized that French is a very easy to learn if you pay attention

Tatiana D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, French, English
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tatiana D.

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Levels taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Are you looking for a teacher who is experienced, passionate, creative, hardworking, supportive and caring? Who can connect with students, build and maintain personal relationships?

Are you looking for a certified professional educator who knows how to work with you in order to meet your specific needs, to make you feel motivated and to master your language skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing?

Whatever your goals are, I will help you reach them by providing you with a personalized learning plan and interactive, engaging and effective lessons.

I am an experienced language teacher and have been teaching professionally for more then 25 years. I teach all levels of French and Russian and during my career I have taught students of different ages and various nationalities.
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• I design each lesson based on your immediate and practical needs, your individual learning style, as well as your interests

About Tatiana

About me I am a native Russian speaker born and raised in Moscow. Currently I live in in the USA in the state of Oregon. I have been interested in languages since I was a child. I have discovered the beauty of French language and since then never stop loving it! My personal interests are in Russia

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Average Cost of French Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Portland is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $140 per hour.
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45 min
$46 average
60 min
$62 average

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"Soleine is the best french teacher you could get ! Not only she speaks perfectly, but she also is a great pedagogue. I recommand her without a doubt. Try it, you will see how learning french can be both easy.. and a pleasure !"
Adélie
Took French lessons from Soleine T.
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"Myriam is an amazing teacher. She is professional, knowledgeable, kind and dedicated to helping me learn as much as possible. She makes sure I have the opportunity to see, hear and speak with each linguistic idea we are learning about. She also tests my knowledge to figure out where I need help which means that after every lesson, I feel that I am learning more than I knew before we started. She is a gem and the lessons are the highlight of my week."
Allyson
Took French lessons from Myriam T.
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"Elsa was very patient with my son in his introduction to French. He really enjoyed the sessions with Elsa."
Gerardo
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"I have had four classes with Jean-Luc and am enjoying it very much. I have "homework" for the first time in decades. I am also doing a few other online studies, and find that my lessons with Jean-Luc really complement that. In particular, I am learning correct pronunciation and when it is correct to use certain phrases."
Jenny
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"I love working with Aliaksandra! She's personable, upbeat, but also very thorough and responsible. She's great!"
Raquel
Took French lessons from Aliaksandra P.
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"Great instructor, interesting topics for discussion, conversation, with articles and questions to follow. Highly recommend."
Sarah
Took French lessons from Soleine T.
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"I’m very pleased and excited. I like Zach’s approach. We jumped right into the first lesson."
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Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"She is an amazing instructor with a real French accent and total knowledge in the subject. She helped me achieve a 96% in French 1,2,3 and 4. Highly recommends her"
Noa
Took French lessons from Joelle B.
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""Isabelle is very nice and helpful and makes me confident even when I make mistakes. She is very fun to talk with and very entertaining so it never gets boring with her. I like learning french and I am enjoying the lessons a lot. I recommend her for other people. "- Thea.

"Thea enjoys her lessons and I think we found an excellent teacher in Isabelle!" - Mom"
Janice
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"David is very patient instructor, he makes the session fun and interesting. He explains what he is teaching the importance of it. David also provides notes from the class to review. I have been able to focus and learn a lot more with his assistance. I would recommend David."
Tonya
Took French lessons from David M.
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French Lessons in Portland

One of the reasons why you might be considering taking French lessons in Portland is because of how the language sounds. Even the most mundane information sounds beautiful. However, to really learn the language, you are going to need to do more than regular lessons and homework. You need to go out and get some real experience with the language by writing, listening, and speaking it! Lucky for you, there are many local opportunities and resources open to you while taking French lessons in Portland.

Enjoy French Cuisine and Conversation French lessons in Portland can lead to some very interesting experiences and delicious encounters. The French are known for their food, and when they dine, it is a relaxing and engaging experience. This is the perfect time for you to relax and try out what you learned in your most recent lesson. You may feel a little self-conscious at first, but after you get accustomed to initiating a conversation in French, you will find it gets easier.

  1. Le Bouchon boasts some of the best French food in the city, and that isn’t all. This classy restaurant has a romantic and intimate environment that can help create the mood for speaking the language of love. One of the things that they highlight in their offerings is that they speak French. This should help you feel very comfortable striking up a conversation.

  2. Café du Berry has some of the best breakfast options in Portland. With authentic French cuisine, stopping by this little café can make you feel like you have escaped to France, if only for a little while.

  3. For a more formal and European experience, Le Pigeon is a great restaurant where you will want to book a little in advance. It’s small, so you can get close to the staff while you sit back and enjoy some of the best food in Portland.

Alliance Française de Portland Finding places to speak French in the Pacific Northwest can be a challenge, as there are not that many native speakers so far from Europe. However, the Alliance Française de Portland is the perfect solution to helping you find other French-speaking enthusiasts who can help you outside of your French lessons in Portland! Groups are divided into their location in the city, such as northeast, central, or southwest. Most locations have a couple of different groups, so if you are still a beginner, you won’t feel out of place with people who are nearly fluent. There is no charge to participate, and you can stop by without planning ahead. (http://www.afportland.org/resources/french-conversation-groups-in-portland/)

Portland Language Exchange One of the best ways to really learn a language is to talk with someone who is a native speaker. The Language Exchange lets you find native French speakers who are looking to improve their English. This unique page also lets you find people who are not native speakers, but who want to practice, as well. If you feel shy in larger groups, this can help you stay in your comfort zone while you work on the basics. (http://www.mylanguageexchange.com/city/Portland__United_States.asp)

Learning a language can be difficult, but the best and most fun way to practice between your French lessons in Portland is to get out and use what you have learned! The more often you participate, the faster you will learn.

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