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Gabrielle A.

34 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, German, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gabrielle A.

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Bonjour à 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 à 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

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Claire G.

83 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Claire G.

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I was born and raised in Nice, France. I arrived in the United States in 2010, to study music in California. I just received my doctorate from the University of Miami.

I have taught French to foreign people in France since I was 18 years old (my mother has been doing that for over 30 years now) and since I arrived here to adults and students. I was also a French tutor during my Bachelor, Master and Doctorate programs.

Through private lessons I can help you get ready for exams and midterms, help you improve your french or just offer you to have a conversation with a native speaker. I love my culture and would love to share it with you if you are interested.

About Claire

Hello, my name is Claire and I am originally from Nice in the South of France. I moved to the United States in August 2010 to study music in an American university and graduated in May 2020 with a Doctorate in Musical Arts. I have been teaching on Takelessons since 2016 and I teach three subject

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Ramon L.
I would like the teacher to be more assertive, the rest is excellent.
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Ramon L.
The teacher shall be more assertive, otherwise she is very proficient.
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Julia H.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Bachelors from The Curtis Institute of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Julia H.

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I grew up speaking Spanish and French and I learned English and Italian as an adult when I moved to the US. I know what it's like to start from zero! With patience, effort and good guidance, learning a foreign language is POSSIBLE!! My goal is your goal and I' m here for you. I started teaching languages over a decade ago when I helped singers and conductors perform French Operas. Since then, I have been teaching people all ages and levels. Let me help you learn what I consider to be one of the most beautiful languages of the world!

About Julia

I'm the Principal Bassoonist of the Nashville Symphony and the Santa Fe Opera. I have performed as guest Principal Bassoon with many North American orchestras including the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Les Violons du Roy. As a soloist, I performed numerous times

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Jane
The best instructor ever, super professional. Sometimes I see videos of her online, she is so good that it makes you want to cry.
John
Our son has now had three lessons with Julia and says he has already learned so much. He is excited for his weekly time with her. She, herself, is a talented bassoonist who demonstrates what she is asking of him (practicing what she preaches) and plays alongside him. Her instruction is exceptionally delivered and, therefore, well received. She is teaching music theory, technique, and performance all in one. We are so excited to have found her!
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Stephanie O.

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Starting at $84
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Stephanie O.

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Scored a 6 on the IB French SL exam. As someone who loves language-learning, I can guide you on memorizing vocabulary, developing reading comprehension, and picking up grammar, based on my tried-and-true personal experience.

About Stephanie

NOTE: I recommend 90 minutes for a first session -- in my experience, 60 minutes tends not to be enough to both get the lay of the land and deliver a reassuring and substantive amount of support. I look forward to working with you! I went to Princeton University and studied molecular biology. I w

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Philippe F.

100 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Philippe F.

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I have been teaching for over ten years and most recently for USG officers on a one-on-one basis, as well as in group setting. In addition I conduct online classes for them as well as for private students, whose levels range from beginners to level 4. Born, raised and educated in France, my style is unique as I adapt myself to the student's needs, creating lessons plans based on the student's abilities and progress. I emphasis speaking over all. I measure progress on a regular basis, so as to adjust myself to the students strengths and helping the student to reach the assigned goal.

About Philippe

Born, educated and raised in France. Dual US/French citizen Summary of Skills: Experience developing and providing instructions in French language Experience in conducting conversational and written classes for students Skilled in improving foreign language reading, writing, and speaking a

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Grace
Philippe is a wonderful French teacher. We've been doing French for several months and my language abilities have noticeably improved. He knows your limits and when to push past them. Not only is he a great teacher, he's also hilarious, which makes making mistakes more funny than embarrassing.
Joy
Philippe is a great teacher. I am trying to regain my French and get to the point of conversation. He is always looking for ways that fit the way I learn and is always encouraging and enthusiastic.
Michele
Philippe truly has been the best instructor I have had for French. He always treated me with respect and kept the course work fresh and interesting. He used a variety of techniques and was intuitive enough to know what worked best for me. He was patient and never pushed beyond my patience! He exceeds expectations, always sending additional resources outside of the course. He's available whenever you need him. He's kind, generous, and I can't wait to start another course with Philippe!
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JP B.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 10 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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!
Nikisha R.
Very patient with me and was thorough! Made learning enjoyable!

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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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"Gabrielle focuses on the individualized needs of each student and creates lessons and conversations to help the learner succeed. Her unique style of synchronous visual and auditory prompts through the online medium is extremely effective in the retention and understanding of concepts. I highly recommend her as an instructor."
Cindy
Took French lessons from Gabrielle A.
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"This is my second time taking French classes from Philippe.

He is a fantastic teacher, very patient snd creative in finding ways to ensure I understand and internalize concepts. Philippe is talented, accommodating, and most importantly, patient. The process of learning a new language can be frustrating at times but he is a wonderful teacher, adept at navigating roadblocks and ensuring that I don’t become overwhelmed and that the experience is positive.

I’ve had many instructors but none as effective and fun as Philippe!"
Sarah
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Phillipe is an open minded professor with an extensive experience of current affairs which is great to enhance my speaking, reading and comprehension in French. Working with Phillipe I have seen improvement in my language skill. Thanks to his learner centered approach and interactive exercises."
Sam
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Excellent teacher. Very patient...which is what I needed."
Toni
Took French lessons from David M.
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"I have taken French lessons from Pascale since 2016 and intend to attend more of her classes at UNLV. I had some college French way back and as a senior, I am so appreciative of Pascale’s professional and thorough teaching skills. Her detailed instruction is fun and informative. She utilizes stories poems and songs and allows her students to speak French in class by reciting their weekly activities. I especially appreciated learning the difficult grammar to enhance understanding of sentence structure and a clear understanding of French tenses. I read short stories and LeMonde on a daily basis. Brava madame professeur."
Jeryl
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"Elsa is a lovely person and great french instructor who is passionate about helping her students improve their ability in French. My mom and I have been taking lessons with Elsa now for several months now and I've noticed a marked improvement in my vocabulary and grammer.
Je recommande vivement Elsa comme professeur-vous vous en profiterez immensément."
Michel
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Mario is such a great instructor, he is so creative and makes the class really fun and joyfull. He’s also really good in making me understand the topic and the language, you can tell he has a lot of experience being a teacher. 100% recommended!"
Jay Ortiz
Took French lessons from Mario D.
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"Isabelle is very friendly, knowledgeable and easy to work with!"
Christine
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Zach's teaching method is good and very experienced."
Grace
Took French lessons from Zach M.
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