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Mr. Strand is very proficient in his Frenc & very kind & helpful. If you wish to become fluent in French then he is definitely the tutor for you. Highly recommend.Dec 6, 2018
Very easy going and wastes no time getting you on the right track to learn FrenchJan 4, 2017Verified
Ben W.Jun 13, 2018Verified
Excellent experience for the first timeApr 30, 2018VerifiedFrench/English/ESL Tutor's reply
Bonjour, Gaby. Merci mille fois pour ta critique de moi. David Strand
I had not taken a French class in nearly ten years, however, in order to further my degree French II was required. I knew I needed a French tutor right away and utilized Thumbtack's service to obtain information on tutors located in my area. Several tutors contacted me, but David's background and previous stellar reviews caught my eye. We discussed briefly what would be expected from him with regards to the course material as well as my lack of knowledge on the fundamentals. My French was rusty to say the least and I would need intense tutoring sessions to refresh my memory on a subject that I hadn't taken since my first year of college many years prior. David was great! He was professional and knowledgeable. We started at the basics and he walked me through each rule applicable to the French language. His explanation on basic concepts was extremely helpful, as he explained them in a way that helped me better understand sentence structure, gender agreements, passé composé, infinitives, regular/irregular verbs, time, numbers, basic vocabulary words, etc. He exhibited a great deal of patience with my lack of understanding and made sure I understood the material before moving on to the next lesson. David worked around my busy school and full-time work schedule and even traveled quite a bit of distance to meet me. My current grade in the class is a 95. There is no doubt in my mind, that had I not employed David's services, I may not have been able to pass the class. Not only did I pass, but I received an A! Nothing short of a miracle! I would recommend his services to anyone in need of French help, whether it be early french students or those that are pursing a more difficult French curriculum. I am truly grateful for David and his wealth of knowledge. His teaching style and applied techniques truly made a difference for me.Dec 3, 2017VerifiedFrench/English/ESL Tutor's reply
Dear Nicole. I can't thank you enough for such an elaborate and thorough review you gave me. This review will undoubtedly go a very long way for me going forth from here. You have a unique talent for descriptive writing! Thank you again, David Strand
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?$20.00 per hour in call. $23.00 per hour out call.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Bachelor of Arts in French and English 20 years experience in private tutoring.
- How did you get started doing this type of work?I started tutoring as an on-campus tutor in college. I've been private tutoring ever since.