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I have a B.A. in Foreign Languages and Literature issued by the University of Verona, Italy.

I have studied French for several years and I tutored it in the past. I will be very good to teach beginner to intermediate level.

About ENRICO

I am a native Italian speaker with a several years of experience in teaching Italian and English. I am a very easy-going, open-minded, professional person. I like to teach because it gives me the opportunity to meet new students, share my knowledge as well as my culture and experience.

I started tutoring back when I was attending the university in Verona, Italy. I was tutoring English, Math and some other subjects. Later on, I continued teaching English while I was working in other fields. In 2009 I moved to Los Angeles. For a couple of years, I taught ESL in a college, and in the meantime I tutored Italian to private students. Since 2009 I have been tutoring students both on the English and Italian subjects.

I really believe that in teaching, a language a primary focus should be on life skills. Not being an English native-speaker,

I learned how important it is to be able to express basic needs and to perform primary activities. However, it is important to consider other points like grammar, reading, writing. I also think that no matter what a teacher should always take into account the needs of the students and subsequently I plan my classes reflecting on the student's demands.

As to the different approaches and materials that I use, I suppose that it is important to change them frequently in order to keep the classes more interesting. Of course, there are some exceptions. For instance, in the past I taught for a while TOEFL and for that type of classes I used more traditionalist and academic methods and materials.

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- T.E.F.L. Certificate for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

- Italian Native Speaker with a several year experience in teaching Italian

- M.A in Foreign Languages and Literature (English and French)

One of my greatest passion is to cook. I was extremely lucky to be taught and introduced to the art of cooking by my grandmother. She was born at the beginning of the previous century and she lived in different cities so she got accustomed to different traditions and shared them with me. I love to cook for smaller groups, using traditional Italian ingredients to prepare simple, but exquisite dishes that belong to the tradition of my native country. If you want to experience some real Italian food, you are definitely in the right hands. Just sit back, relax sip a glass of Italian wine while I cook for you and I share my art.
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January 24, 2019
Eunice Freitas
Great conversations, I can't wait for the next class
January 12, 2018
Dan O.
Enrico is fantastic!
September 23, 2016
Elvia G.
Enrico is a fantastic professor of the Italian language, he's advanced in his teachings, if you like to cook Italian food Enrico shares that in common.

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Enrico C.

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Bonjour a tous!

Dear French Students,

A native French speaker, I have been tutoring students of all levels since 2008. I was the main French and German Instructor at the San Jose Learning Center in the Silicon Valley before moving to New York.

The core of my lessons are drawn from a language book, which allows everyone to work at his or her own pace during the week.

The lessons always begin with a dialogue, no matter your level. From how you are feeling, to what you did during the week, to the weather of your best friend's gossip, we warm up with a conversation I type out as we go.

The rest of the lesson is then spent reviewing previous work and introducing new material in a variety of ways, constantly setting a rule in practice. Poems, songs or texts, depending on your interest, keep the content alive and interesting.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

I hope to hear from you, meet you, and work with you!

Sincerely,
Gabrielle

About Gabrielle

Bonjour a tous!

Dear Students,

A native French speaker, I have been tutoring students of all levels since 2008. I was the main French and German Instructor at the San Jose Learning Center in the Silicon Valley before moving to New York.

The core of my lessons are drawn from language books, which allows everyone to work at his or her own pace during the week. This is supplemented by tailored PDFs that target your particular interests.

Lessons always begin with a dialogue, no matter your level. From how you are feeling, to what you did during the week, to the weather of your best friend's gossip, we warm up with a conversation I type out as we go.

The rest of the lesson is then spent reviewing previous work and introducing new material in a variety of ways, constantly setting a rule in practice. Poems, songs or texts, depen

ding on your interest, keep the content alive and interesting.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

I hope to hear from you, meet you, and work with you!

Sincerely,
Gabrielle
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August 30, 2019
Elly G.
September 20, 2018
Hongmei T.
She has patience for teaching me and has fun at the same time
September 19, 2018
Stephen G.

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Gabrielle A.

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(22)
Private French Teacher

Hey there! I'm Amanda! Let's work together on your goals towards learning French! Unlike everyone else listed here, I am not a language teacher, I am a language COACH. It's 2018; let's learn languages like it's the 21st century! As a PhD candidate at the University of Florida studying Linguistics, I have studied all the best ways to learn a language and would love to share my passion with you!

As your coach, I'll help you focus on your goals and hold you accountable for accomplishing them. I promote student agency and will help you to make your own choices about your own learning; this way each lesson fits your individual needs and differences. As your own language and success coach, we will not only work together to understand the target language vocabulary and grammar, but we will also delve into the metacognitive and self-regulatory skills necessary to study quickly and efficiently, feel comfortable speaking the language, and get ahead in other areas of your life as well!

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About Amanda

Hi there! I'm Amanda!

Congratulations on starting/continuing your language journey in French! I would love to join you! I'm a PhD student at the University of Florida studying Linguistics with a specialization in Second Language Acquisition (aka the best ways to learn languages)!!! Different, from the other individuals listed here, I am not a language teacher, I am a language COACH. It's time to learn a language like it's the 21st century! Let's work together to reach your goals!

What is a language coach?

As a language coach, I enable students to focus on their goals and hold them accountable for accomplishing them. I promote student agency and allow students to make choices about their own learning; this way each lesson fits their individual needs and differences. As your own language and success coach, we will not only work t

ogether to understand the target language vocabulary and grammar, but we will also delve into the metacognitive and self-regulatory skills necessary to study quickly and efficiently, feel comfortable speaking the language, and get ahead in other areas of your life as well!

My mission for each lesson is to provide a language learning experience unique in its approach to incorporate strategy instruction including reducing foreign language anxiety, building agency, and developing self-regulated learning skills. My coaching objective is to help learners reach their second language goals through not only language teaching, but student empowerment as well. I aim to help students realize and build their own agency, resulting in a self-actualized, relaxed, and engaged learning environment. Through this one-of-a-kind coaching method, success is having my students end each tutoring session feeling positive, and eventually ending tutoring sessions all together knowing that they are competent, intelligible, and composed speakers of the target language.

I have been a language instructor and coach since 2009 teaching children English in France through the TAPIF program. I have taught/coached undergraduates French at both the Ohio University (where I earned my BA and MA in French) and the University of Florida (where I am earning my PhD in Linguistics). Further, I have taught English as a Second Language at the University of Florida as well as Santa Fe College.

As a researcher, I have focused my life's work and dissertation on the topic of lowering Foreign Language Anxiety in foreign language learners. Foreign Language Anxiety is often cited as the number 1 correlation to achievement in acquiring the target language. Do you get nervous when you attempt to speak the language that you've learned? Are you scared what others are going to think of you? Do you have perfectionist tendencies? Well, helping you manage Foreign Language Anxiety while learning French would be exactly my skill set!

While I am a seasoned, SLAT (Second Language Acquisition and Teaching) certified instructor and am able to teach at the university level, tutoring is my true passion. I began tutoring in 2008 at Ohio University and I have not stopped since. My youngest tutee was 4 years old and my oldest tutee, who is still working with me, is 72 years old. I can cater to all ages, language levels, individual differences, objectives and goals, attitudes, and motivation levels. Send me a message with any questions that you have, and we can chat and set some goals for your language learning journey.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you in any way possible in the world of French or ESL! Talk to you soon! :)
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February 23, 2019
Navaida
I felt at ease in my first class I think it was good.
January 14, 2019
Mohammed A.
Energetic and fun! Very knowledgeable and knows what she is doing and what is best for you to learn and how to introduce it to you.
December 15, 2018
Tammie T.
I thoroughly enjoyed my first lesson and look forward to many more!!!!!

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Amanda C.

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Hello, I'm Bruno from Paris (born, lived, studied, and worked in France) and I specialize in French tutoring for students of all ages.

I have taught over 80 students in French and work with all of them to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs.

I can help you with all aspects of French including grammar, conversation, vocabulary, test preparation and overall fluency and accent coaching.

Most recent references (2017-2018) (Email upon request):

"His commitment is as fruitful as it is inspiring"

"He is always looking for new material to help me improve my skills"

"Bruno is an excellent teacher of French language and conversation."

"Now, I not only understand French, but I am also able to speak it and read it, skills I didn't have before meeting and studying with him."

"Bruno really puts a lot of effort with him and this has been reflected in his grades."

For students who need help with grammar (one of the trickiest things to learn in ...

About Bruno

Hello!

I have been a French tutor online and in person for four years. I am originally from Paris and I now give private French lessons to students, professionals, and adults. I received my Master's degree in Economics from a University of Paris. I'm also fluent in Spanish, and I can teach in this language, as well.

I have taught over100 students in French and work with all of them to create a program tailored to their individual goals and needs.

I can help you with all aspects of French including grammar, conversation, vocabulary, test preparation and overall fluency and accent coaching.

When it comes to learning French, I believe that speaking experience is just as important as learning grammar and vocabulary.

I'm offering pleasant, affordable and efficient online lessons.
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good choice?:
1/ Maybe you don't have very many **affordable** native French tutors in your area or your schedule is tight, so online tutoring could be an option for you.
2/ Online class/conversation has the highest value for money ratio and is efficient!
3/ I offer a discount for online classes

I can help your child wit SAT French, AP French, Honor French et French Regents (in NYC).

I'm always very patient and very creative as I find the best and easiest way for you to learn my language. I have a lot of very good documents that are included in my lessons. They range from grammar books and exercises to pronunciation and oral production.

Feel free to contact me!
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April 22, 2019
Max K.
Excellent teacher!
January 18, 2019
Max K.
Excellent teacher. Bon enseignant.
April 25, 2018
Denise J.
Great teacher very patient and thorough

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Bruno G.

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Private French Teacher

This is my first language, I had my high school in french and I speak, read, write fluently. "la vie est belle"

About Djra

I have been speaking French my all life. I studied in french, and I had my high school in French and now I am pursuing my bachelor in Logistic& Supply Chain Management in english in USA at Florida International University. I love teaching french, I am a great teacher very patient, I am passionate about learning languages, teaching others and I am very proud to be seen as a role model of best practice in this area. And finally, I enjoy traveling, photography and spending time with my family.

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Do you have a question that you're afraid to ask your teacher? Want to understand exactly why Duolingo said your answer was wrong? Ask me! I studied French at a college level for two and a half years and have ben speaking ever since- if I don't know the answer, I know where to go to find the answer. I will tailor the lessons to your needs so you truly have a great foundation for your French-learning journey. Allons-y!

About Robin

I’ve studied French on and off since I was 8 years old, continuing throughout high school and completing the major requirements for an associates degree in French, plus an extra semester. I also taught sixth and seventh graders an Intro to French class, where the goal was to make learning a new language fun. I am prepared to meet you at your level, and help you reach your goals. The lessons will be mostly in French, so you can get as much immersion as possible. Cultural experiences will also be a part of the lesson, including food, music, and history. I want to know what your objective is, so I can create a lesson plan tailored to your needs.

My musical career began when I was nine years old playing the flute and violin. I started singing in choir at 11 and started theatre at 13. I studied acting at the Actor Training Program, a subset

of Solano Community College. I’ve also performed in professional shows around the Bay Area, with companies such as Contra Costa Civic Theatre, Missouri Street Theatre, and Lamplighters Music Theatre. I recently graduated from Circle in the Square Theatre School with a diploma in Musical Theatre. I’m now based in Brooklyn, ready to work with anyone within the five boroughs!

I started cooking when I was nine years old. My mother was in the hospital for nine days, and I was left to my father’s care. He’s a great father, but an absent-minded man who only ate once a day, so I lived off of what I could make for myself-cereal and soy sauce top ramen. I vowed to never be dependent on someone else to cook for me, and I want to give that same independence to you! I’ll teach you how to make simple flavorful dishes on a budget, so that you can be in control of what you eat (and hopefully we wont make too big a mess in the process).
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Sandrine S.

Northbrook, IL 60062


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Fluent in french.

About Sandrine

A MATH TUTOR WHO GETS GREAT RESULTS

There are many Math tutors who know the math, but very few who can really teach, and even fewer who get the results you want!!!

IF YOU WORK WITH ME, YOU'LL GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT!!

I am a CERTIFIED, LICENSED, and EXPERIENCED MATH TEACHER with over a decade of combined experience working as a professional tutor and teacher.

I am an experienced and effective math tutor with a gift for knowing how to reach students, any students!!

I can teach you key skills on all levels of math from ELEMENTARY SCHOOL and MIDDLE SCHOOL through HIGH SCHOOL and even COLLEGE level coursework. Some of my specific areas of expertise include: ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY, MATH A, MATH B, TRIGONOMETRY, PRE-CALCULUS, and CALCULUS -- as well as all the BASICS.

I received a perfect score on the math SATs, and have extensive experienc

e with tips and techniques that work for the SAT -- as well as for the PSAT, ERB, ISEE, ACT, GED, GRE, and GMAT.

I enjoy working one-on-one or in small groups with all ages and at all levels -- and my hours are flexible. Let me work for you at your convenience, around your schedule, and wherever it's convenient for you.
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Sandrine S.

Northbrook, IL

Private French Teacher

Whether you’re stuck learning your first few phrases, one of many idiomatic expressions, or even trying to revive your seemingly long forgotten high school french, I can put you on the right path toward speaking french fast, fluently, and confidently! Using a wide variety of subject specific vocabulary interesting and unique to you, you’ll be able to say what you want in no time! I’ll help you build a solid core of vocabulary and essential grammar that you’ll be able to use to help yourself learn faster and easier. Send me a message if you’re interested!

About Jonathan

I’m a self taught french speaker and a language enthusiast. I’ve been speaking french fluently and with a native-like accent for the past three years. While I was born and raised in the state of Ohio, I did eventually have the opportunity to live in Montélimar, France for a year during a cultural and linguistic exchange where I studied the french language and its literature.

I’ve put the knowledge I’ve gained as a self-learner into a student-teacher based approach revolving around interesting topics specific to the student, music, as well as other mediums.

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Diana Day
"Pascale customizes your lesson. She does a fantastic job of teaching for your level."
Alison
"Excellent educator. Very personable. I like that he reviews the previous lessons each time and tailors the lesson to individual needs."
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"Starting out as a complete beginner in French, Marie took the time to make sure the pace and style of tutoring was right for me. Now, I'm grasping the lan
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"Elsa is patient, kind, encouraging and cheerful. She also customizes content based on your specific wants, needs, and intentions. She is a pleasure to w
ork with and very flexible / accommodating given the irregularity of my schedule. I look forward to my French class with Elsa every week!"
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Taylor
"Pascal was terrific with my daughter She was prepared and had excellent materials to make the lesson fun and engaging."
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"Corinne tailors her lessons directly to your level of experience. She is very personable and easy to feel comfortable with even when you are fumbling arou
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Dee
"Isabel was very kind and a very engaged instructor. We are looking forward to additional lessons."
Kat
"I picked Zach because he is from Paris and my husband and I just returned from a trip there. We want to go back next year with improved communication abi
lities. Zach will not only be able to teach us the language we want to know, but also give us tips about Paris and France in general from a native's point of view.
Zach started me out perfectly for my first French lesson. It was challenging enough but not overwhelming. I love that (for a part of it) he recorded me so I could hear what I sounded I sound like speaking French -very helpful!! He has given me just enough to work on between lessons and left me motivated for what's to come!"
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