French Lessons in Northwood Hills. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable French lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice French.”

Popular French Teachers in Northwood Hills

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Elsa M.

68 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Elsa M.

68 Reviews
Book Now
Private French Teacher

I've been teaching French since 2014 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 production. 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 Mucyo 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 m

Recent Reviews
Inna
Elsa has been great with teaching both of my daughters. She is very energetic and has a lot of positive approaches with both a 5 and a 8 year old. She caters the lessons to each level and skill set. My kids always look forward to her classes.
Erika
I can say without hesitation that Elsa is the most professional and pleasant teacher that I have ever worked with. She is very customer service oriented, efficient, and flexible if you have a specific goal in mind.

My teenage daughter looks forward to the class and always ends the session with a smile on her face. She has fun with Elsa while she is learning. Win win!

I highly recommend French Encore!
Frances
I'm delighted to have found Elsa! She is energetic and charming. She is a gifted teacher. Both my granddaughter and I take lessons with her - although not at the same time. She easily adjusts to the level of her student, young or mature, beginner or advanced, making her lessons engaging and informative.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Anthony A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Anthony A.

Book Now
Private French Teacher

I offer lessons in Spanish, French, Italian and beginner German. I have been teaching and tutoring languages for the past 4 years and have since developed a special tailored curriculum for all students. No student is taught in the exact same way by me, I will give you the individual and specific attention you need and help you form language acquisition goals that we can work on together. There are many materials and resources that I often use with students, so if you are a beginner I can offer helpful suggestions and methods for approaching the language you'd like me to teach you. For advanced students, we can focus on specific areas of interest.
I am a past graduate from Case Western Reserve University where I specialized in Music and Language studies. For those who like the structured textbook approach, I do also offer University level grammar and literature instruction. If you are interested in learning one of the languages I cover, please message me and we can discuss to find out ...

About Anthony

I am a language professor as well as a musician. I pursued dual studies earning my degree at Case Western Reserve University where I specialised in piano/organ performance along with literature and language studies. With a New York City background, I've always been exposed to a multicultural and art

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Spanish, French
  • Master's Degree in Management from Ecole de Management de Grenoble, France
  • Teaches students 12 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
Book Now
Private French Teacher

Bonjour! I was born and raised in France. Several of my students have learnt and practiced French with me for 5+ years. I focus on your very needs, either using your methodology, or any other. I can recommend at least one 45 to 60-minute lesson per week; or two 30-minute lessons per week. I suggest websites and books. I provide complementary support to Rosetta Stone and various foreign language learning apps such as Babbel or Duolingo.

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.

Recent Reviews
Carol L
In my French lessons, Isabelle has worked with me on pronunciation, reading, vocabulary and syntax. Isabelle is always patient and shows a strong command of french and how to convey concepts. I really appreciate & enjoy my lessons with Isabelle.
Kathryn
Just finished my 4th class with Isabelle. She has been very helpful with my French conversation. She meets me at my level and then challenges me. She speaks clearly and at a speed I can understand. The notes after the lesson are excellent and help me to continue my learning. I highly recommend Isabelle!
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.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Helen M.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Ukrainian, Russian, French
  • Master's degree in French language and literature from Donetsk National University
  • Teaching since 2009
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Helen M.

41 Reviews
Book Now
Private French Teacher

I've been teaching French for 11 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

Recent Reviews
Sheila
Another good lesson with Helen. As vocabulary increases so does my ability to have very basic conversations.
Sheila
Helen is consistently prepared and clear with her lessons but also willing to incorporate suggestions I have to personalize it. She is patient and cheerful as well. I am enjoying my lessons.
Sheila
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Tania B.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Greek, Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • apprentice of administrative clerk from CPLN, professional center of Neuchâtel coast - Switzerland
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Tania B.

19 Reviews
Book Now
Private French Teacher

I've been teaching french for about 6 years now and got experience teaching different level and ages. I studied different languages myself, I understand the obstacles that come with taking on a new language. Since I am a native french speaker I can help with grammar, vocabulary and especially pronunciation.

About Tania

Hello everybody, Do you want to become proficient or more proficient in French? Learn or brush up on french the fast and easy way with a native French speaker? I am here to help you! My name is Tania I am 32 years old and I am a native French speaker. French is my native language. I love the i

Recent Reviews
Abby H.
Good first lesson
Morgan M.
Tania is an excellent teacher. She took into account my personal goals and designed the lessons to focus on those and my areas of weakness. I felt very comfortable with her and she was very encouraging.
Lionel
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.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Christina S.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian, French, German
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Christina S.

43 Reviews
Book Now
Private French Teacher

Salut! As a native French speaker I have been teaching students of all age ranges for years.
I am an enthusiastic and fun teacher who customizes my lessons based on your goals, learning style and preferences.
My talent is to create connections now for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process.

About Christina

Raised in Switzerland I am a native German, French and English speaker. My talent is to create connections for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process. If you want a very experiences as well as creative tutor who is a native speaker as well as has taught stud

Recent Reviews
Vania
Excellent teacher!
Trin
Christina is patient, encouraging, and a great tutor . I have improved a lot since starting my classes with her as far as understanding the German language (esp. with the hearing and speaking parts). She gave me helpful tools to speed up my learning and she helped me find the right study techniques for better comprehension of the language.
Lina H.
I loved working with Christina! I already had an ear for German growing up with a native speaker and she helped me understand a lot of the grammar I was missing in such a short period of time! As I practice on my own it becomes easier to follow patterns that she pointed out to me.

Looking for an online French teacher in Northwood Hills?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing French teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream French teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect French teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each French lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons French Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_240147_pi_68acb7b6b761b8ad1aa0ef96d02beda0e4a125bc
"Elsa is an amazing, attentive and supportive teacher!! I’m working through so much with her and I know I’m improving. I highly recommend her as an instructor!"
Nicole
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
Profile_115398_pi_8EC6DD26-838C-48C4-B9D8-2DD2890A8570
"A wonderful teacher! Calm and collected. Never a problem. Very accommodating. Teaches at the pace you need."
Ken
Took French lessons from Evelyne M.
Profile_96156_pi_DSC_0070
"I've been working with Marie for about a month and it's been a great way to take my beginner French learning to another level after months of learning via an app. Her command on the French language is evident and she is very patient (especially when I've had to reschedule sessions several weeks in a row!). I'm looking forward to continuing my lessons with her."
Caitlin
Took French lessons from Marie A K.
Profile_241737_pi_70b5f90a9da58e35ee55a7e40706d50bbddad559
"Philippe is an exceptional teacher. He has really helped me advance in my French, both verbal and written. I have gained confidence with conversation - both speaking and understanding others. He employs a variety of teaching tools. I appreciate the in addition to grammar videos, he has made the effort to suggest podcasts, newscasts and articles to help support the understanding of French in "real life" situations. Assignments are all meant to increase our learning and challenge us in a positive, fun manner;. I enjoy writing stories in French, reading them aloud & answering questions verbally. This has been a great learning method. Philippe is very motivational in his teaching style! Classes are always fun and I've really moved forward in my French. I recommend highly!"
Cindy
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
Profile_98105_pi_foto%20sp11
"Very patient with me and was thorough! Made learning enjoyable!"
Nikisha
Took French lessons from JP B.
Profile_240147_pi_68acb7b6b761b8ad1aa0ef96d02beda0e4a125bc
"I've only had three classes but feel I've already learned so much. Learning a new language can be intimidating but Elsa is patient and very kind throughout the process. I was worried about sounding silly but she encourages you every step of the way. She really is a great teacher!!"
Alexia
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
Profile_196974_pi_Evelyne%20-%20picture%20-%201
"Really good french teacher for my daughter , kind and considerate."
Mithila
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
Profile_55690_pi_JLB
"I was immediately very comfortable with Jean-Luc. He is patient and the 45 minutes just flew by!"
Carol Ann
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
Profile_61232_pi_10629340_10152635097004321_6658233725989180189_o
"I have been learning french for many years through my school system, and I have never really been confident in the language itself even though I've really liked it. Along with learning the smaller important details about french, I've been learning how to be confident with my speech, and how to sound more like a natural french speaker. Zach is also super kind, and will help you with any french questions you have, in and out of your lessons."
Lauren
Took French lessons from Zach M.
Profile_165853_pi_Profile%20for%20TL
"Very practical and straight forward."
Paul
Took French lessons from Meriem B.
View More
View Less

Popular French Articles from our Blog

French Articles: Indefinite, Definite & Partitive | Take Lessons

As an English speaker learning French, articles are little words that can still give you big problems. But that doesn’t mean all hope is lost. It’s just a matter of learning the French articles and better understanding the role they play in the French language. Once you get a handle on these tricky nuances, you’ll be speaking and writing like a native in no time. Read on to find out more about French articles, grammar, and more.  First things first. Before we can start experimenti …

By Megan L.

French Radio Stations for Language Practice

Learning a language is one of the best ways to capitalize on some of the downtime that so many of us have in our lives currently. While we cannot live as we used to, technology does leave us with some advantages at our fingertips, regardless of what is open around us. You can, from the comfort and safety of your home, learn a language and take complete control of that learning journey. While in the past it may have been difficult to create an immersive situation outside of a country that …

By Catherine Donnelly

3 Important Tips When Translating French to English

Translating French to English is a common way to study the language and improve your skills. Tutor Nadia B. shares three big tips so you don't get lost in translation... Are you learning French and need to translate some of your French homework into English? Or perhaps you want to translate a French text just to be sure that you have understood the meaning? Translation is a useful tool for improving comprehension and fluency, so read on for three important tips for translating Frenc …

By Megan L.