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Jean-Luc B.

125 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 20 to 65
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Jean-Luc B.

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My Course for Beginner is designed for students who wish to learn basic grammar, common vocabulary, numbers, the time of day, days of the week and more. The class largely stresses conversation and comprehension with a moderate emphasis on reading and writing. The student will also be exposed to French and Francophone culture.
My Course for Intermediate and Advanced will improve your ability to comprehend, converse and write in French. Increase vocabulary and expand your grammar, conversations.

About Jean-Luc

Dear Learners My name is Jean-Luc, I am from the Loire Valley in France and have broad experience in teaching French at various levels (beginners to AP French, DELF and DALF) for numerous years. Based on the belief that a better world for all can be achieved through better communication, my missio

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Joe M.
Jean-Luc is a fantastic instructor. I have been meeting with him for years and would recommend him to anyone.
Valerie Pedraza
Jean-Luc is very patient and on point!
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JP B.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Baccalaureate Diploma (Literature and Philosophy) from Lycee d'Enseignement General "La Perseverance"
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JP B.

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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.

About JP

Bonjour, My name is Jean-Philippe and I have taught French in a variety of settings (small classrooms, larger classrooms and one-on-one settings) for over 25 years. I have taught well over 250 students. Teaching for so many years has allowed me to strengthen my teaching skills and ability to shar

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Yarrabeth
My daughter said that she really likes your style of teaching. She said that she wishes her French teacher in school was as patient as you!
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Nikisha R.
Very patient with me and was thorough! Made learning enjoyable!
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Diane C.

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

27 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian, French
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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.

About Mylène

I teach children from the age of 10 and adults. No biweekly lessons. I'm a Native French speaker, perfectly fluent in English and Spanish, with 16+ years experience in private and public school teaching in New York City. My strong point is my ability to cater lessons fitted to the needs of eve

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Milène is a wonderful teacher!!
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Aliaksandra P.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Belarusian, Russian, English, French, Italian
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Modern Foreign Languages (French, English, Italian) from Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Belarus)
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Aliaksandra P.

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I've been teaching French since 2002 and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of French culture, travel abroad, and make new friends. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to communicate in it in everyday situations and as time goes on you'll be able to watch films and listen to and understand music in this language. I specialize in French literature. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you! J’adore ça, quoi?!

About Aliaksandra

Hi, there! My name is Aliaksandra and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and have loved helping my students communicate in the language they want, make new foreign friends, and travel and study abroad. I went to Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Bela

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Kateryna
we enjoy our italian lessons with Aliaksandra! Such a great teacher! Italian is one of the most beautiful languages.
Alexis R.
Very happy with my first lesson. Looking forward to the next one!
Madelaine S.
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Roula F.

59 Reviews
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Starting at $36
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Arabic, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Masters in Business Education from RMU
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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!
Nina

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Average Cost of French Lessons in Houston, TX

The average cost of 60-minute French lessons in Houston is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $120 per hour.
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"Isabelle is a wonderful native French teacher who speaks fluent English. She has helped me so much with accent reduction, verb conjugation, and medical French. She curtails the lesson to my needs and is very flexible. I highly recommend her for beginner to advanced French students!"
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Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Amazing teacher! They helped me catch up with my highschool french class and get a more concrete understanding of french."
Gethin
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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"Marie is great! I am a beginner and have learned so much from her the past three months we have had lessons. I was a little worried having these lessons online, but she is great and knows how to teach well. She is patient, and will try to always pronounce things so it is easier for me to repeat it. In addition to helping me with pronunciation, she uses similar words to help me remember a word's meaning and/or pronunciation. I highly recommend her."
Barbara
Took French lessons from Marie A K.
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"Philippe is truly a phenomenal instructor. His classes are thoughtfully constructed and carefully tailored to his student's needs. He constantly assessed my strengths and weaknesses and routinely made adjustments to our agenda to help me progress. I felt like not a single moment was wasted in any of our sessions.

On a personal level, I found Philippe to be extremely likable and a very pleasant person. Some of our most enjoyable class moments were just discussing life experiences and sharing views on the world. He has a lot of wisdom to impart beyond simply teaching the French language.

Perhaps the most helpful insight into who Philippe is as a teacher- and as a person- occurred when our class had to be cancelled because a new Federal Holiday was approved the night before and we were not authorized to work on an official holiday. Given the short notice of the cancellation, the class hours would still be counted and he would be paid in full for the day despite not actually teaching. Knowing my final assessment was coming up the following week, Philippe still worked with me for nearly 6 hours that day, pro bono, simply out of the kindness of his heart and his commitment to his students' success. This truly shows what kind of teacher he is.

When I took my language assessment at the end of our sessions together, I significantly exceeded expectations based on the number of class hours I took. I fully attribute this to the quality of instruction I received from Philippe. I recommend him in the strongest of terms."
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Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Tania is a great teacher. Our 10 year old daughter decided to learn French a few months ago. Tania always comes well prepared and her lessons are perfect for kids. Our daughter is learning a lot and truly enjoys every class."
Lionel
Took French lessons from Tania B.
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"Zach is wonderful. He establishes a great repore among student and teacher. He strikes an excellent balance between instructing and letting you learn on your own. He celebrates your small accomplishments and ensures you understand the concepts, pronunciation, material and more before moving on to new material.

He is great!!! Merci Beucoup Zach"
David
Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"Jacqueline is helping my daughter prep for Le Grand Concours. Jacqueline has an excellent methodical approach and we look forward to her help beyond the exam as my daughter works to improve her French reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills."
Gwen
Took French lessons from Jacqueline G.
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"David is an excellent French teacher. He is friendly, patient, and very easy to talk to. I’ve had only 3 lessons so far, and I can already tell he is going to help me immensely. His lessons are well-organized, thoughtful, and engaging. They fly by quickly, and keep me motivated afterwards. I think David was meant to be a teacher! I highly recommend him."
Julia
Took French lessons from David M.
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"Isabel has helped me a lot!! She is very patient and explains every single detail, she makes sure I understand and say things correctly."
Zarina S.
Took French lessons from Isabel S.
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Took French lessons from JP B.
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Your Guide to Houston’s French Connections

By Annie A. - Houston French Teacher

Houston has a growing population of French expatriates as business ties between Houston and France are strong. Moreover, Houston has had a French sister city, Nice, since 1973, and the subsequent networking has promoted economic and cultural ties. So, if you’re looking to take French lessons in Houston, be sure to check out the many opportunities open to you as a French student in this great city!

The Houston French Language and Culture Meetup Group is very active with members from Paris, Nice, Lyon and all regions of France. It holds French conversation group meetings, get-togethers and French movie meetups. You can get registered free of charge and organize your meetings with the rest of the group. Find out more about the group on the

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ir website here: http://www.meetup.com/The-Houston-French-Language-Meetup-Group/.

As Houston has attracted so many dynamic French speaking people, in 2010 the Education Francaise Greater Houston (EFGH) was founded to provide extra-curricular, affordable French language programs to French-speaking students and others. It works with interested schools and school districts. One of its initiatives is a French immersion summer camp at Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart at Memorial Drive. You can always look up the EFGH's Facebook page to find out what new Francophone cultural events are scheduled in Houston, or check out their home page here: https://www.efghouston.org/Efgh/.

The best time to enjoy French cultural activities is the month of March, during the French Cultures Festival. Each year, the French Consulate in Houston organizes this celebration, which includes concerts, movies and artistic events. The Et Voila Theatre, an amateur group started in 1998, also presents a play in French and welcomes anyone who wants to be part of it.

The most important center of French language and culture in Houston is the Alliance Francaise. Founded in 1923, the Alliance is a privately-funded, nonprofit organization that offers comprehensive classes in French, along with a distinct cultural experience. Members can attend concerts, exhibitions and receptions and also can have access to the library. It is located in the beautiful historic district of Houston on Lovett Blvd.

Speaking of books, you can find French literature at Brazos Bookstore on Bissonnet St. (http://www.brazosbookstore.com/). The Houston Public Library also has a foreign languages section, and you can choose from a variety of French books (http://houstonlibrary.org/). If a particular book you want is not available at your closest library, one library can always borrow a book from another.

Houston also boasts of many restaurants, cafés and bakeries.

1) The French Riviera Bakery & Cafe is a popular place to have cafe au lait with the much recommended almond croissants and quiches.

2) A very tasteful Houston restaurant is the Cafe Rabelais. Their menu is written on chalkboard, as they change it frequently. Here, you can enjoy a typical French ambiance and dine at the best French restaurant in Houston.

3) Finally, Le Mistral is a popular upscale French restaurant located in West Houston near the Energy Corridor. It offers authentic French cuisine.

So, we have a lot of fantastic resources to supplement your French lessons in Houston. Bon appetit et bonne chance!

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