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These French teachers are highly rated by students in the Federal Way area, including Mountlake Terrace, Pacific, Spanaway, University Place and Dupont.

Jonathan G.

Seattle, WA 98105

(5)

Private French Teacher
About Jonathan

I have nearly thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish.

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March 8, 2018
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
July 14, 2017
Jordan
Jordan really enjoyed his first lesson. Jonathan validated for him that the daily work he is putting in is helpful and gave him small steps to go forward with.
March 4, 2017
Catalina
Great first lesson! Friendly, and very easy to follow. Looking forward to our next lesson.

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Jonathan G.

Seattle, WA

(5)
Private French Teacher

Basic french, beginner students will have a handle of survival French by the end of their lesson, which will provide them with enough French to communicate at least at a basic level during short trips to the country, but those who require more would benefit greatly from these sessions.
If you want online class you must install Skype or Ovoo I don't have face time.

About Elena

I have experience tutoring. Call Takelessons for more information.

I have tutored basic and intermediate Spanish to children, using Spanish songs and fun games for children. I have experience tutoring adults. I gave Spanish conversational classes, Spanish for Educators, Spanish for travelers and for people that works in the medical field. I have been giving conversational Spanish classes at park and recreation, I'm a certified interpreter translator. I used to work for global LT tutoring program and head start. You must have skype or Ovoo for the online  classes. I want to be a tutor so I can share my passions with people who want support

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December 28, 2017
Rekha
Loved it
June 22, 2017
Daniel
Elena was able to teach someone 500 miles away the basics to a slew of different Latin ballroom dances (salsa, marengue, bachata, cumbia step, etc.) In just a few lessons I was able to feel comfortable enough with the steps and timing to be able to dance in public with others! She was very amazing and was willing to accommodate to my needs as a student. She gave plenty of reference material as well as songs so that I'd be able to practice when not taking lessons. I would highly recommend her as a teacher to anyone who is wanting to learn Latin Ballroom dance, but doesn't know where to start!
January 21, 2017
Larry
Great teacher
enjoyed lessons

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Elena T.

Online

(14)
Private French Teacher

Bojour, mes amis!!!

I've been studying French for 10 years and would love to be there to help you get started on your adventure with the French Language.

I teach French grammar, vocabulary, speaking, writing and culture for beginners only. I use practical tools such as natives audio files, tutoring contents, news, articles, videos…. For those who wish to have more structure, I've also developed an interactive course.

I always personalize my sessions to your needs, expectations, and hobbies. I am here to help you to reach your goals, to pass your exams or to solidify your knowledge for a personal or professional goal.

I like to make my session fun, interactive and efficient !

A bientôt

About Lily

I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed

techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like for all of my students within the first lesson to finish either of two basic projects (pajama pants or a draw string bag).

My lessons are not like videos you may find online. Meaning projects will take longer than you think they will. I will work with you to properly construct a quality finished project without too many frustrations and in a timely manner. I recommend buying lessons in 90 minute packages, since sewing always takes longer than expected.

THE BEGINNER SEWER

In these lessons we will go over the following, which can be adapted to how you want:

- Sewing safety and how to use a machine
- Learn about the sewing tools you'll be using
- How to read, cut out, layout, and follow a basic pattern instructions
- How to pin and sew a seam, finish seams and sew hems
- Learn to sew on an elastic band (to pajamas or for a tote).
- Learn how to unpick your projects when a mistake is made.
- Learn how to do a basic stitch and the gather stitch.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS:
- Pajamas
- Sewing Tote
- Basic Dress
- Pillow case

THE INTERMEDIATE SEWER
- Cement what you learned in the while a beginner.
- Learn to hand sew hems etc.
- Learn about different fabrics and when to use them.
- Sew a basic zipper onto clothes or bags.
- Learn about the different foots.
- Learn to do other stitches
-TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Intermediate Dresses/ Clothes
- Bags

Whether it is for a hobby, to decorate your house, to prepare for design school, or to make your own clothes, I can teach you from the very basic sewing skills, to more advance topics such as modifying your patterns to make clothes that fit.
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October 15, 2019
Travis H.
りりさん Is a great teacher I'm very excited for my second lesson! She's very focused on what you want to learn specifically and also helps you understand the basics. Sends you what you've learned so you can review it whenever!
October 6, 2019
Tori B.
She had a PowerPoint ready on the technique I wanted to learn.
September 6, 2019
Jerad

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Lily S.

Online

(37)
Private French Teacher

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 for all the years.

I have worked with the kids of all the age groups creating cooperative learning, hands-on and minds-on approach. I also participated in "Write-to-Read" program in California and used these methods to encourage reading/writing at home, parent involvement, and listening/speaking/writing skills. I always try to create an individual approach to every child to develop his/her unique language skills and personal perception.

I am a professionally credentialed and certified teacher from California state and I am happy to share my

experience and my love for French with all students and their families.

Sincerely,

Elena
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October 12, 2017
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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Elena T.

Online

(1)
Private French Teacher

Hello, I am Virginie, I am French and I have been a French as a foreign language teacher for 10 years. I am passionate about teaching. I have a Master 's degree in French as a foreign language from a French university. I taught in India for 9 months, in France for 4 years, in Mexico for 5 years and I currently live in USA. I speak fluently Spanish and English. I gave class in various institutions: secondary school, high school, university, language school and private lesson. I totally adapt myself to the needs of the student. I particularly love the fun part of the oral expression. I identify perfectly the level of the student in the CECR scale, which helps to understand the needs of the student. Hope to see you soon!

About Virginie

Hello, I am Virginie, I am French and I have been a French as a foreign language teacher for 10 years. I am passionate about teaching. I have a Master 's degree in French as a foreign language from a French university. I taught in India for 9 months, in France for 4 years, in Mexico for 5 years and I currently live in USA. I speak fluently Spanish and English. I gave class in various institutions: secondary school, high school, university, language school and private lesson. I totally adapt myself to the needs of the student. I particularly love the fun part of the oral expression. I identify perfectly the level of the student in the CECR scale, which helps to understand the needs of the student. Hope to see you soon!

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August 15, 2019
Joseph
I really enjoyed my first lesson. Virginie is passionate about helping me learn this beautiful language.

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Virginie G.

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Viktor R.

Seattle, WA 98118

(1)

Private French Teacher

Bonjour!

I grew up about twenty minutes from the border with France and got to go there regularly from early on. I started learning French when I was 12 and started teaching it when I was 15 because, believe it or not, I enjoy the sometimes weird grammatical complexities of French.

At university I took advanced classes to continue learning and when I went to study in Canada I lived in a shared house with six native speakers of Canadian and European French. This year I spent the spring in Morocco and Togo where I got to experience two more varieties French.

I consider myself highly Francophile, enjoy reading in French and take pleasure in teaching it. Explaining grammar, spelling, pronunciation and difficult features of the language are my assets as I have been largely successful in sharing them with students, friends and acquaintances over the years.

Allons-y! :)

About Viktor

Hola, hallo, olá, ciao and bonjour !

My name is Viktor Malu and I'm a well-traveled linguist who is passionate about the nature and manifold applications of language. I have either lived or spent significant time in places where the languages I speak are alive and I strive to spark linguistic enthusiasm in the people around me. I have a talent for using existing knowledge of language, which we all have, even unknowingly, to make learning or improving a new language easier. Languages are vivid, fun, and adventurous, they often require patience and thrive with motivation - just like my classes!

I have recently graduated in Applied Intercultural Linguistics (B.A.) from the University of Augsburg, Germany. This is an interdisciplinary program that includes linguistic theory and practice as well as didactics and cultural studies. It allowed

me to spend two years studying and living in the English-, Spanish- and French-speaking Americas and Portugal. 

I started tutoring in English, French and Spanish when I was 15 and have continued teaching languages professionally and as a volunteer in a variety of settings, such as a private tutoring institute, a secondary school in Costa Rica, at university (phonetics and phonology), at an NGO's school for refugees and at a language school for adults and young professionals.

Let me be your source of knowledge, experience, wisdom and enthusiasm! Ready to tap in?
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September 6, 2019
Jakob
If you get a chance to learn with Viktor you can consider yourself very lucky! He tought me spanish for over a year before I went to Colombia and it was thanks to his help that I could get a good grip of the language so fast and am now fluent. What I found so special about him was the incredible combination of knowledge, teaching skills and personal warmth. In other words: You will learn a lot, in a very eficient manner and gain a friend at the same time! Thank´s a lot Viktor it was absolutely great to learn with you, I hope to see you soon!

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Viktor R.

Seattle, WA

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Ruby O.

Bonney Lake, WA 98391


Private French Teacher

I am advanced in the French language and I have just spent one year in France. I will incorporate speaking French the entire time to really immerse a student into the language and can help with connecting to native French speakers.

About Ruby

I am very outgoing and very passionate about French. I find languages incredibly interesting and really enjoyed learning French in France this past year! I would love to help you with tricky grammar and teach you the more popular French words!

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Ruby O.

Bonney Lake, WA

Private French Teacher

Bonjour! Veux-tu apprendre français? ou l'améliorer?
My classes are structured according to my students' needs, I use different teaching methods and I rely on listening each of my students' expectations and goals. Dynamism and constant learning are my purposes in my classes.

I have worked as a French teacher for more than ten years.
I have academic studies in English and French from Montréal, Canada, where I lived for six years.
I learned French at an early age in immersion in a French-speaking region and I studied French formally for 11 years, obtaining a native level.

About Alejandra

Bonjour! Veux-tu apprendre français? ou l'améliorer?
My classes are structured according to my students' needs, I use different teaching methods and I rely on listening each of my students' expectations and goals. Dynamism and constant learning are my purposes in my classes.

I have worked as a French teacher for more than ten years.
I have academic studies in English and French from Montréal, Canada, where I lived for six years.
I learned French at an early age in immersion in a French-speaking region and I studied French formally for 11 years, obtaining a native level.

À bientôt!

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Melinda Lynam
"Great lesson. He answered all my questions and repeated pronunciations when I asked."
Caroline
"Marianne is a FABULOUS teacher! She is approachable, warm, enthusiastic and she passed on her passion for the French language to me. Her love of languages
and culture is obvious. I would highly recommend Marianne as a tutor."
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Anthony
"Fantastic. Or is that France-tastic. Roselyne, as a native speaker, has an intricate knowledge of both grammar and common, day to day language. She even l
aughs at my franglais jokes.

There is an art to instruction where you are helping to light the way without causing frustration or embarrassment. Roselyne does a great job."
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Jaclyn
"Just had my first lesson and it was fantastic. Roman is great at adjusting his pace to accommodate your strengths and weaknesses. Looking forward to next
week!"
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BRUCE
"Overall Mrs Joelle has been very helpful to me-
I have to travel quite often to France for business and
The lessons gave me enough classes confidence
to follow a conversation and understand enough.
I keep taking lessons as much as possible.
my teacher is patient caring and Competent.
Merci !"
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Natalie
"Amanda is an incredible teacher of both French and ESL. She prepares extremely well for her classes and tailors her lesson plans to you individually so th
at you learn in a safe environment. Her specialization is reducing language anxiety, so she helps a lot with making you feel at ease to make mistakes and learn from those mistakes. Highly recommend!"
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Laura
"Pascale is an excellent teacher. She's patient and thorough and caters the lessons to the student's needs. She makes students relaxed and at ease while
learning new skills."
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Amelia
"My 7 th grade daughter greatly enjoyed her first lesson. Great introduction to a new language. Teacher made the learning fun!"
Thea
"Isabelle is great!"

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