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Ben B.

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Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ben B.

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I have a Ph.D. in Latin, Ancient Greek, and Philosophy, and further degrees in French and German, and I have lived and worked in France for many years.

About Ben

I have several university degrees, including a Ph.D., in Latin, Ancient Greek, French, German, and Philosophy, and I have lived, studied, and taught for about two decades in France, Germany, and several other countries, and have native fluency in these and other languages. In addition to teaching l

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Rose
Such a wonderful, encouraging, and patient teacher. He is strict and demanding, but always kind, and it's all for the sake of letting me improve as much as possible. I have learned a lot in a very short time.
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Alex B.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Arabic, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alex B.

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Je ne parler Français tres bien? Learn French in 3 months using the 12 simple rules that make the process as efficient as it can get.

About Alex

Alex Boulos built his talent on his home piano listening to his father's compositions. He won an international competition of piano played by ear from David Sides Playground Sessions when he was 13 years old as well as many other talent shows and contests.  Alex started giving piano improvisatio

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Lindy
Alex is an awesome teacher, very knowledgeable and focused on details. He goes at the perfect pace so I don't feel overwhelmed. I've browsed YouTube for Ableton lessons, and it feels chaotic to learn this way. Ableton can be intimidating, but Alex organizes the information and presents the information is a digestible way. Our lessons cover the perfect amount of information.
Bryan M.
He is very helpful
Lexi (.
After first lesson, Alex promises to be a great instructor. He was able to assess my skill level quickly to focus on where I should begin learning, improving and growing.
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Lillian B.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded John Van der Poel Award for French Translation from Rutgers University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Lillian B.

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Would you like your kids to speak brilliant French? Are you preparing for the AP French exam? Trying to master conjugation, or get more comfortable in conversation? Maybe you want to dust up your college French for a new job interview? I'd love to help you improve your language skills, no matter whether you're a complete beginner or an advanced student.

About Lillian

I'm a creative and approachable teacher whose first goal is encouraging my students to achieve excellence. Teaching has always been an integral part of my life and my favorite way to learn more about the things I love. In my free time, I enjoy hiking, theatre, and reading.

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Sandra A.
I love how Lilian works with Kate and absolutely we are going to start the lessons with her
Grace
My mother grace had a wonderful experience with Lillian! She was kind, patient and supportive!
Luc
Lillian helped my 7th grade son prepare for his French final. She is smart, reliable and pleasant. Best of all...my son found her helpful. We will call on her again.
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Meriem B.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Tunisian (Arabic dialect), Italian, English, French
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • PhD in Science from Université de Lille
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Meriem B.

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IMPORTANT FOR NEW STUDENTS: Accepting only Intermediate/Advanced level. Currently, the time slots that are available are at 9 am Central Time.

Bonjour & bienvenue!

French is my native language and whether you're a beginner or experienced French speaker, I would be happy to:
1) Teach you French from scratch,
2) Enrich your vocabulary & conversational abilities, or
3) Polish your accent to make you sound like a real French person!

---------------Frequently Asked Questions---------------

1- What type of lessons would you recommend?

=> For beginner or intermediate level: 60 min lessons
=> For advanced level: 30 min, 45 min or 60 min (100% conversation).
=> For kids: 45 to 60 min, depending how young and how are their focus capabilities.

2- Is scheduling flexible? Do I have to pick a specific day/time and stick with it?

=> I'm fairly flexible and I perfectly understand that your schedule may vary from week to week (and I hope you'll understand mine do too!). We can choose ...

About Meriem

I'm a native French speaker, but I do understand the joy & challenges of approaching a new language, as I also learned English, Italian and Tunisian (dialect of Arabic). I moved from France to the USA in 2011 and my main job is being a costume designer specialized in opera. I've also been teach

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Danielle K.
The first lesson with Meriem was great. I’ve been teaching myself French, and I have some pretty big gaps in basic knowledge. She did a great job helping me figure out what I need to work on. I look forward to more lessons.
Justin
I spent a couple of months having lessons with Meriem and I definitely enjoyed my time. I had some previous knowledge of French words and phrases from various online tools but I lacked the insight that an actual instructor could bring. It was extremely beneficial to talk to someone who could correct me and help me learn. I hope that I can start my lessons again soon.
Rocio S.
I loved my first lesson. Meriem encouraged me to use my French and I felt little by little more confident in the conversation. Looking forward to our next lesson.
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Viktor R.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, German
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Viktor R.

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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 en

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Great conversation in German with real time suggestions for word choice and pronunciation.
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Fabrice K.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, English, French
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Fabrice K.

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Bonjour et Enchanté

My name is Fabrice and I am excited that you are considering French lessons with me.

French is not just a beautiful language, it is a culture and people rich in Liberté, Egalité, and Fraternité. With all of my students, we not only explore the richness of the language but also the expansiveness and depth of the culture, people, and of course the country.

I am confident in my ability to help you learn French in easy and fun lessons. I have helped students of all ages, most of whom have little to no experience with the language. Today, many of these, same, students are well versed in conversational French and able to read, write, speak, and explore the language and culture in ways they didn’t imagine. I have also worked with students who have a good understanding of the language and wish to brush-up on their skills or work to perfect the language as a native speaker.

I apply numerous strategies that will depend on how you like to learn, however, I ...

About Fabrice

Bonjour! Native to Le Mans, France, the rillettes region, I began my teaching career in 2014, using both the online and in-person platforms. I have also worked in an independent private school and in a liberal arts college as an advanced French teacher in New York State. Before my teaching career

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Félix P.
Fabrice is an excellent tutor for my two young boys, very patient, playful and with a clear plan for each lesson. He is super accommodating as far as schedule goes and did I mention patient.. oh I did. :) It is worth repeating! We will definitely be continuing and are grateful to have found him! Merci Fabrice !
Michelle
Fabrice is the ultimate French teacher. He’s a native speaker who brings, not only language, but wonderful tidbits of French culture to learning experience. He has geared tutoring sessions to meet my needs and interests. He is knowledgeable, interesting and funny. You won’t be disappointed!
Jon
I started taking French lessons with Fabrice three years ago when I was planning a trip to France to visit my in-law’s. After about three weeks, I had the confidence and basic language skills to feel comfortable speaking to native French speakers. About one month before my trip, I was speaking French pretty much fluently. Fabrice is personable, kind and very passionate about teaching French. His strategies, weekly challenges and attention to detail really have made this an enjoyable experience that I have continued with him for the past 3 years. Merci beaucoup Fabrice for being an awesome, qualified and competent French teacher. I recommend Fabrice without hesitation.

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"Really helpful on my very first lesson!"
jason
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Hi - I have been taking French classes for a long time and Philippe by far has been my favorite instructor - so much so that I now request him where I am currently taking courses. He builds his classes around his students learning requests and this approach has helped me move further and faster than if I were going chapter by chapter through a text book. Classes are always fun and lively and the time passes quickly. I am much more confident reading, speaking, and listening to French. :-)"
Julie
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Very organized and thorough!"
Kalpana
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"I've taken many classes with several different tutors and can say with confidence that Evelyne's classes are 100% worth it if you really want to learn French! She's very patient and extremely knowledgeable about the French language and cultural nuances. I really enjoy her classes and look forward to our future lessons!"
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Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"I continue to enjoy my sessions with Jean-Luc. He takes a real interest in what I am interested in and incorporates my interest in our sessions. For me this approach makes learning more natural."
Joe
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"I cannot recommend Zach highly enough. He's extremely positive, encouraging and fun in his lessons. I started learning French with almost zero knowledge of the language. After only a few weeks, I already felt comfortable expressing myself in basic French conversation. He challenged me to stretch my abilities as a student and helped me create my own system(s) for understanding the structure of speaking - this philosophy helped me build a foundation that is self-sufficient, a basic understanding of how the language works so that I can experiment, speak, learn, grow beyond what we learn in class. If you're looking for a teacher that is fun to learn with and someone who will challenge you to truly learn the nuances of the language, Zach is your teacher. I still have much to learn, but I have full confidence in Zach as an instructor."
Keenan
Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"I’ve had seven or eight formal French instructors at various points in my life, and I have to say Philippe was by far the best. I worked with him online for several hours a week over a few months to recover forgotten French and push ahead in new areas. He was extremely responsive and flexible, got straight to the heart of what skills I needed to work on, and was a genuine pleasure to have as an instructor.
Let me be the first to say if you’re considering a language instructor, look no further."
James
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"David teaches my 5 year old daughter, and I can tell that he is a father by the patience, humor and playfulness that he displays.

He is engaging, thoughtful and effective, my daughter spends time after each lesson practicing what she learned because David makes it fun for her."
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Took French lessons from David M.
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"I had a couple of sessions with Meriem during the transition between my French 1 and 2 classes. We went over rudimentary things that I didn't get in class and now everything makes so much sense. Good pronunciation is definitely the key and Meriem knows how to lead you there.
I also really enjoyed the examples she gave based on songs lyrics. That's a great method!"
Kevin
Took French lessons from Meriem B.
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"Great instructor, gives useful homework, very easy going and keeps the learning experience relaxed."
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