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Elise H.
Glendale, California
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I can speak four languages, so I understand what it is like to learn a new language which is what makes me an excellent French tutor and teacher. Being born and raised in Belgium it was not optional in my Flemish or English-speaking schools to not learn French from 5-10th grade. French was the most difficult for me to learn how to write but I am grateful for the French tutor I had growing up. Therefore, I want to do the same for others. I truly believe in the power of believing in others because eventually, they could excel in a subject they never thought they could which has a big impact on one's self-esteem and opportunities. It would be my honor to help you grow and learn French!
About Elise H.

Hello! My name is Elise. I was born in Belgium, raised by an American mother and a Swiss father. For twenty years, I have been teaching children to adults of various ages. I have a Master's degree in Intercultural Studies, which makes me an expert at understanding and connecting with people from any cultural background. I am an encouraging, energetic, and culturally sensitive teacher. I work hard to kindly provide consistent corrections to my students. My goal as a teacher is that the students feel confident in the subject matter and feel empowered to continue growing in the skill they wish to attain. Thank you for booking me as your tutor or teacher!

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Teaching since 2001

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Elise H.
Glendale, California
Get tutored or learn basic French from a European teacher
I can speak four languages, so I understand what it is like to learn a new language which is what makes me an excellent French tutor and teacher. Being born and raised in Belgium it was not optional in my Flemish or English-speaking schools to not learn French from 5-10th grade. French was the most difficult for me to learn how to write but I am grateful for the French tutor I had growing up. Therefore, I want to do the same for others. I truly believe in the power of believing in others because eventually, they could excel in a subject they never thought they could which has a big impact on one's self-esteem and opportunities. It would be my honor to help you grow and learn French!
About Elise H.

Hello! My name is Elise. I was born in Belgium, raised by an American mother and a Swiss father. For twenty years, I have been teaching children to adults of various ages. I have a Master's degree in Intercultural Studies, which makes me an expert at understanding and connecting with people from any cultural background. I am an encouraging, energetic, and culturally sensitive teacher. I work hard to kindly provide consistent corrections to my students. My goal as a teacher is that the students feel confident in the subject matter and feel empowered to continue growing in the skill they wish to attain. Thank you for booking me as your tutor or teacher!

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 2001

Education

Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 5+

Speaks

Has background check

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I loved taking lessons from Elise! She is fun, energetic, patient, and kind. She takes time to really get to know you and plans her lessons in a way that is best suited for her students. I loved every lesson I took with her!

Posted Apr 7, 2022
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Excellent teacher! Very patient, kind, and goes out of her way to find me resources to help me learn Dutch.

Posted Dec 28, 2021
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Elise is a great teacher! So enthusiastic and patient. She worked with my learning style and created great interactive lessons each session! Would definitely study with her again!

Posted Nov 19, 2021
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Instructor details
French
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
N Central Ave, Glendale CA
Student's Home
Student's Home
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$20
45 minutes
$35
60 minutes
$50
90 minutes
$75
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30