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JP B.
Washington, District of Columbia
Learn French through fun, relaxed but studious interactions with an experienced teacher
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 B.

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 share all the different aspects of the French language with French language learners. I specialize in getting my students to learn how to speak French quickly, and I make it a point to help them accomplish their goals. I am easy-going and flexible, with the ability to adapt to my students' needs and levels, as I focus on result-oriented outcome. I look forward to helping you meet your needs and developing your language proficiency skills.

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1989

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 10+

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Speaks English, French

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JP B.
Washington, District of Columbia
Learn French through fun, relaxed but studious interactions with an experienced teacher
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 B.

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 share all the different aspects of the French language with French language learners. I specialize in getting my students to learn how to speak French quickly, and I make it a point to help them accomplish their goals. I am easy-going and flexible, with the ability to adapt to my students' needs and levels, as I focus on result-oriented outcome. I look forward to helping you meet your needs and developing your language proficiency skills.

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1989

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 10+

Speaks

Speaks English, French

Speaks

Has background check

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JP really helped me understand the pronunciation of the words, I appreciate his patience.

Posted Mar 28, 2022
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Professor is very knowledgeable and patient. He starts from the beginning to end and makes sure to review to confirm that you understand. He also gives multiple examples and asks me to try or fill in the blanks which helped me to learn easily.

Posted Mar 15, 2022
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Enjoyed my first session!! Looking forward to many more!!

Posted Feb 1, 2022
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Bachelor of Science in Biology
Aug 1985 - Jun 1990
Howard University
Baccalaureate Diploma (Literature and Philosophy)
Sep 1983 - Jun 1984
Lycee d'Enseignement General "La Perseverance"
English
Professional Proficiency
French
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Nov 2020
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,000 language educators, students, and administrators.

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Instructor details
French
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
14th st nw
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
$18
45 minutes
$27
60 minutes
$35
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30