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Napa French Tutors

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Marion Lovinger
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David D.
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I have taken Intermediate Level French Lessons with Marion from January through June 2016. Her lessons are well prepared and she is flexible with the material being covered. She is extremely punctual. My overall experience was great.

Nando Language Consulting
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
J. H.
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My spanish is improving a lot from lessons with Nando. He's kind, knowledgeable and flexible. I look forward to continuing French lessons with him as well!

IDESLI
4.2
from 13 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Liliane O.
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I took one-on-one classes for 2 weeks and was very happy with the lessons. I found them to be a good combination of grammar and conversation and also tailored to my needs - in terms of class content, exercises and also scheduling.

  • 10 years in business
Deirdre M.
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I enjoyed working with Marie so much. She's is very patient and has the perfect accent. She makes studying fun and helped me with pronunciation more than other tutors I've had. I felt like I accomplished a lot for the amount of time I spent and would recommend her to anyone looking to make a big improvement in French skills.

Laurence Romaire
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jodi K.
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I wholeheartedly recommend Laurence. She's a superb French teacher. She tailors her lessons to her students' educational needs, has a wonderful teaching style and is very patient. Laurence makes learning fun by incorporating different types of media and topics into her lessons. I enjoy learning about the French while learning French. If you're looking for a French tutor, contact Laurence et en avant.

Veronique B.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin T.
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I hired Veronique to have a conversation with me in French and she's great: easy and fun to talk with, she subtly gave me hints and suggestions on vocabulary and errors, and flexible & patient scheduling & location to meet. I hope to keep meeting with her for some time to sharpen up my French before a trip there later this year.

Eric H.
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Yuki is an excellent teacher. I hired Yuki 7 months ago for Japanese lessons and have been studying with her ever since. Not only have I learned more than I expected, I have had fun while doing so. Yuki's ability to answer questions, correct mistakes and push me just enough beyond my comfort zone, all while offering encouragement and instilling confidence, creates an engaging, productive and enjoyable learning environment. In addition to her skill in teaching the language, Yuki shares a wealth of knowledge regarding Japanese culture and current events, regularly weaving this into our lessons. Many aspects of Japanese culture are reflected in how the Japanese language is used. Yuki's ability to blend language learning with cultural insight reinforces my understanding of both and provides a practical and realistic context for my developing language skills. I find this extremely valuable, especially when compared to other language learning experiences that rely primarily on exercises that are contrived and don't reflect how native speakers actually converse. One hallmark of an excellent teacher is their ability to understand and adapt to a student's needs and learning style. Yuki does this extremely well. During our very first lesson, she specifically asked what my motivation and goals are, what experience I've had with the language (if any) and how I like to learn. This was comforting and encouraging, since clearly she wanted to teach me in a way that worked well for me, not simply based on her preferred style of teaching or a "one size fits all" approach. It took me a while to realize that she was continuing to observe and adapt to my learning style months after that first meeting. As an example, I mentioned during a lesson that I was encouraged because I could often understand much of what Yuki would say in Japanese. She responded that she had purposely been speaking at full speed, as native speakers do, because she felt that I had progressed to the point where that was just enough of a challenge to help me learn without being too difficult to be discouraging. I can't remember how we had progressed to that point, but Yuki was clearly keeping track of my progress, where I was getting comfortable and where I was still challenged, and had adapted our lessons over time to what I needed at that moment. I highly recommend Yuki as a language teacher. She cares about her students and applies all of her knowledge and teaching skill toward helping them reach their individual goals. She creates a very supportive and comfortable environment, which is invaluable when learning a language. Her ability to integrate cultural insight and current events adds a depth to her language lessons that is not easy to find and makes her lessons more relevant, practical and engaging. Perhaps most telling of all, I have learned more than I expected and I have had a lot of fun doing it.

Sarah Lewis
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Gina L.
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    Sarah is a world class traveller. Her expertise in Spanish, French, and Italian language is enriched by her passion for local culture and daily life. Sarah will not only enhance your pronunciation and vocabulary, she will inspire you to see the world and make your dreams your reality.

    ExecuTutor
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Andrew H.
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    Jeffrey is a very accomplished scholar and talented lecturer and tutor. He is attentive to students' needs, genuinely concerned about their development, and invests and unusual level of effort in producing his lessons and lectures. He has a broad range of experience to offer in all types of writing, from professional documents to academic essays. His command of the language and his extensive knowledge of its use and its history give him a particularly nuanced approach to both writing and editing.

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    I have always been writing in French which makes me excellent at spelling and grammar. I am really excited about this job. I've always enjoyed teaching.

    • 7 years in business
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    I create customized plans that are tailored to each client's needs, objectives and budgets...these include individualized learning plans, language training, cultural immersion, immigration/transition advising, cultural event planning, travel coordinating and content management (writing, editing, translation, web content) I love sharing the energy, musicality and "dolce vita" of Italian and the Italian lifestyle...my students come to life when speaking Italian and expressing themselves in this animated language!

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    I have studied French for over 20 years. I have lived and taught in many different countries. I love teaching people how to say their favorite phrases.

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    I offer a joyful learning of French. I am a French instructor who loves my work, and I have taught in the high school and college levels for over 25 years. I am credentialed by the State of California to teach in the community college system, and I have an M.A. in French from UC Berkeley. I emphasize a solid grounding in the workings of the French language, and I aim to bring my students to meaningful self-expression. I've had a lot of success with students who are shy or feel that they don't learn languages easily. Having spoken French since the age of 13, and having lived and studied in France, I speak with a native accent. (As a matter of fact, I particularly enjoy teaching students how to pronounce authentically, and often when they go to France afterwards, the French are a bit floored!) The name of my school is "French with Joy", and in fact, my students feel really at ease, enjoy the classes, and laugh a lot.

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    I would love to teach French to everyone. I will share my culture with you and help you to improve your skills. I'll adapt my lessons to your levels and needs.

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    We offer French lessons for beginners, intermediate and advanced French learners. We can teach practical, basic French for conversation, writing, reading and understanding.

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    I am a Hebrew teacher of 13 years, and I have dedicated my life to teaching. I am fluent in Hebrew and English, and I really enjoy teaching these languages.

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    I have the following qualities: * Experience teaching all levels of Spanish, French and English as a second language in the US and Argentina. * Experience teaching Latin American history in English and Spanish in the US. * Strengths include imparting cultural nuances and the technicalities involved in learning a foreign language. * Classroom presence enhanced by extensive travel and business experience in close to 40 countries and recognized by students and supervisors for enthusiasm, patience and clarity. * Skilled in translating, interpreting and editing Spanish and French for literary, legal, medical and technical organizations.

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    I provide French translation and interpreting services and Russian translations and interpreting services. I do transcriptions and tutoring.

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    I can give lessons of reading, writing, and talking in Spanish, mostly for beginners, but I'm fluent; I can also help other levels because I lived most of my life in Colombia. The price per hour is $17, but I can fix it depending on where it is and on how many hours.

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    I teach and tutor Spanish and Math. I am a native Spanish speaker and have taught children in the k-12 school system, as well as adults.

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    Bonjour à tous! My name is Quentin, and I'm a French native speaker with a Master's degree in Public Relations. I recently moved from France to San Francisco for an internship at a PR agency. I started teaching French two years ago during my exchange year at San Jose State University. Back then, I tutored middle school and college students, as well as professionals. I have lived in France for over 21 years, and I am completely bilingual. Adapting my courses to your level and expectations, I can help you improve your conversation, accent, grammar, vocabulary or even French culture and history. It is entirely up to you. I am available to help you improve your French all around San Francisco, on evenings or during the weekend. Please feel free to contact me, and we'll see what works best for your specific case!

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