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Vanessa B.

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Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Awarded Martin T. Turril Award for Best Essay from UCLA
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Vanessa B.

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I have my B.A. in French, graduating with a 3.91 departmental G.P.A. I am versed in French linguistics, second-language acquisition theory, French literature, and French opera. According to second-language acquisition theory, the communicative method is the most effective way outside of complete immersion to learn a foreign language, and it is the method I use.

About Vanessa

My love affair with the French language began when I was 12-years old. I have my B.A. in French, graduating with a 3.91 departmental G.P.A. As an undergraduate at UCLA, I enrolled in graduate courses in French and won second place in the best essay contest for my department. My areas of interest ar

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Samir A.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • Teaching since 2000
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Samir A.

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I have been tutoring students and adults for almost twenty years, and I currently teach and tutor one-on-one or via skype during late afternoons, evenings and weekends. Whether you're looking for immediate French homework help or weekly tutoring, I can help you study everything from pronunciation to grammar.Typically use Bien Dit!: Holt French 1.2.3, students books, "grammar & vocabulary" Books, "Allez,Viens" Level 2,"Points de depart" for college students. I'am familiar with the French Curriculum used by the FCPS World Languages.
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Level 1:

You only know the alphabet, and you can't write or speak a word yet. Not a problem, we can go through the basics to get you comfortable.After the first lesson, you'll already know how to have a simple conversation (introduce yourself, ask for directions or order a dish for instance.

Level 2:

You can speak the few sentences that you remember from school, but not enough to feel at ease across the pond. Key ...

About Samir

My name is Samir, I have been tutoring students for almost twenty years, and I currently teach and tutor one-on-one, and online the Modern Standard Arabic (formal/classical Arabic) , the colloquial Arabic (the conversational Arabic) of Morocco or French. I 'am familiar with the French and Ar

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Hunaid
Excellent teacher! Really enjoying learning Arabic language
Betsy
Samir is dedicated, patient, reliable and fun! He provides helpful material between our online sessions, and I feel I'm learning at just the right pace. I highly recommend him.
Kahina
Samir is an excellent language tutor! He can craft lessons to suit any needs whether you are a beginner or advanced! He also provides relevant supplementary materials so that you can practice and apply the theories learned in your lesson. I found that this consistent practice with actual speaking was a big factor to achieving better spoken fluency with my language of study, arabic. I highly recommend Samir as you will not be disappointed.
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Jean-Luc B.

128 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 20 to 65
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Jean-Luc B.

128 Reviews
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My Course for Beginner is designed for students who wish to learn basic grammar, common vocabulary, numbers, the time of day, days of the week and more. The class largely stresses conversation and comprehension with a moderate emphasis on reading and writing. The student will also be exposed to French and Francophone culture.
My Course for Intermediate and Advanced will improve your ability to comprehend, converse and write in French. Increase vocabulary and expand your grammar, conversations.

About Jean-Luc

Dear Learners My name is Jean-Luc, I am from the Loire Valley in France and have broad experience in teaching French at various levels (beginners to AP French, DELF and DALF) for numerous years. Based on the belief that a better world for all can be achieved through better communication, my missio

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Mr. Jean-Luc B. was a great teacher and my son really learned a lot from him during the summer. This learning has helped him to do well during the school year. I would highly recommend Mr. Jean-Luc B to anyone wanting to learn French as he was highly punctual and his way of teaching was very clear and understandable.
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Katrina Z.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Katrina Z.

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Bonjour! Are you looking to pick up a new language? Want to brush up on a few of the basics? French is one of the most beautiful languages to speak. I will help you with grammar, accent, vocabulary, and conversation. Through it all, we will have a great time learning this wonderful language! À bientot.

About Katrina

Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending one of the nation's top most prestigious universities, I am extremely capable of tutoring most subjects. Additionally, I am a singer/songwriter and a fluent French speaker. I am passionate about music and have been

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Kelly P.
Great Tutor!
Doris H.
We finished our first set of singing lessons. Katrina has a very efficient and organized methodology in her lessons. Also very caring and supportive. An excellent teacher! Highly recommend!
Doris H.
My 4 year old daughter is taking french lesson with Miss Katrina. Violet says she likes her and that she wants to continue learning french. I'm excited because that is my goal for Violet. Thank you!
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Isabelle S.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's Degree in Management from Ecole de Management de Grenoble, France
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Isabelle S.

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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.

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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.
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Janet H.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Latin, French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Janet H.

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About Janet

I have 15 years experience teaching German and French, mainly at the high school level, in various settings, both distance learning and a traditional classroom. I have also taught younger children and adults.

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Adriana
A great start to Latin. My daughter was very engaged and enjoyed the session tremendously. She came in reluctantly but is now looking forward to her next lesson all thanks to how Janet engaged her and broke down complex concepts into understandable bites.
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"I’ve been working with Philippe Fadi for about a year now and he’s been a very good fit for me as a busy professional also trying to improve her French. He’s very understanding and not intimidating or critical when I make mistakes (even when correcting me). He’s been able to flex to meet my learning style and time limitations with work, which has been much appreciate. Highly recommended."
Enid
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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""Isabelle is very nice and helpful and makes me confident even when I make mistakes. She is very fun to talk with and very entertaining so it never gets boring with her. I like learning french and I am enjoying the lessons a lot. I recommend her for other people. "- Thea.

"Thea enjoys her lessons and I think we found an excellent teacher in Isabelle!" - Mom"
Janice
Took French lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Just the sweetest person. So much fun learning"
Patrice
Took French lessons from Evelyne K.
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"Thank you, Jean-Luc. My daughter Ellie loves your class! Looking forward to seeing you next Monday."
April
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Pascale is an amazing teacher! Love her classes and positive attitude. She always encourages and motivates me to learn."
Evelina
Took French lessons from Pascale T.
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"I highly recommend Philippe as a French instructor. Having spent more than 200 hours of instruction with him I can say that his attention to detail and easy going attitude are very conducive to learning. He has taken me from a complete novice to understanding French at a high level in a very short amount of time."
Peter
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Philippe is an awesome teacher! He is engaging, creative, and very patient.
French is not an easy language to learn, but Philippe makes the class interesting and really motivates you to learn. I am very happy with how much I have progressed, and I look forward to our classes every week!
Thank you Philippe!!!"
Bernarda
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"I take lessons with Mr. Philippe, and I am extremely impressed by his teaching method. I have previously taken French classes with different institutions and numerous instructors, and I evaluate Philippe as being one of the best if not the best instructor I have ever had. I base it on the way I am currently performing with all 3 skills (Speaking, Reading , and Writing). The best part is that I feel relaxed and confident in class. Philippe knows how to work with a student to get the best out of you, without affecting confidence. Tremendous skill. I highly recommend Philippe as an instructor for French."
Charles
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Céline is the best teacher, I am so happy I found her. Céline is fun, efficient and French ! Merci :-)"
Fabrizio
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