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New York Private French Instructors

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Yin Y.
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I thoroughly enjoyed my French lessons with Ainna. I feel her focus on vocabulary and prononciation is helpful in building a foundation for learning

Beatrice Language Teacher
4.7
from 22 reviews
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Francois B.
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Beatrice was great. I contacted her regarding french lessons and she exceeded my expectations. The lesson was extremely helpful right from the start. We sat down and outlined the areas I wanted to work on and where I needed improvement on. I relayed to Beatrice that I wanted to further my conversational skills due to my frequent traveling to France. She challenged me to conduct the rest of our lesson in french which i really appreciated. We then eased into pronunciations and sentence phrasing. Beatrice is extremely nice and helpful when I was stuck on a particular issue. The whole lesson was uniquely structured around my needs and skill level and explained in a way I could understand. I have tried many french teachers before but none were as helpful and as nice as Beatrice. Highly recommended!

Dr. V's Virtuoso
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia L.
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I hired Dr. V to help me prepare for the French OPI and WPT. It had been about four years since I had really spoken much French and he brought back all the things that I had been forgetting as well as awesome tips for ways I could get a higher level rating on the tests. He challenged me in a really good way and I was able to go into the test with a ton more confidence than if I had tried to do it alone. Merci beaucoup, Dr. V!!

Spanish & French Instructor
5.0
from 8 reviews
    Amber S.
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    Marccia has been a phenomenal French instructor. Not only has she adapted the class to fit my specific learning style and language interests but the passion and energy she brings to each and every session has kept me more motivated and enthusiatic about French than I could have ever been on my own. Marccia has helped to provide me with the most solid and broad base of French possible in a short amount of time. Her passion and energy, along with her creativity and genuine desire for her students to learn have made Marccia one of the best and most versital langauge teachers I have ever worked with.

    Barbara Stef
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
      Ralph B.
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      I have taken private Italian lessons from Barbara for several years. She has a thorough command of her subject and is able to personalize it to my abilities.Both enthusiastic and patient.

      Ambrealys
      5.0
      from 4 reviews
      • 4 hires on Thumbtack
      Adil V.
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      Very clear and concise. Asks questions to make sure the French party understands the full translation - rather than a literal translation.

      Isabel Moya
      5.0
      from 3 reviews
      • 6 years in business
      Elizabeth M.
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      Isabel has taught both of my girls Spanish and French since they were toddlers (over 10 years!). She still teaches them and they understand everything in both languages and have fantastic accents. She is perfectly bilingual in both languages due to her Spanish family and upbringing in Paris. She is unfailingly cheerful, loving, energetic, and positive. We love her so much that she is like a part of our family. My kids talk about wanting to live in Europe and they always get an easy A+ in language class in tough private schools. She is amazing.

      • 9 years in business
      Caroline F.
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      My daughter was trying hard, but really struggling with AP French at her competitive Manhattan school. She was also resistant to the idea of outside help, at first, but Seamus' approach put her at ease. With his help, she caught up with her class and developed the skills/confidence to reach her AP score goals. Because of his results, I decided to use him to finally brush up on my own rusty Spanish, something I've known for a while would help with my career, and it wasn't nearly a hard as I'd feared. I wish someone like him had been around back when I was learning the first time. Highly recommended.

      Mariateresa
      5.0
      from 3 reviews
      • 14 hires on Thumbtack
      Justin W.
      Verified review

      I love the Italian language and culture and realized my speaking abilities from my university studies were rustier than I thought during a recent trip to Italy this past summer. Upon my return to the States, I immediately sought private tutoring and I could not be more satisfied in finding Mariateresa. I've seen vast improvement in my comprehension and speaking since I started taking lessons with her. The first couple months were focused on fundamentals and book work but now each lesson begins with about 30 mins of conversation (in Italian of course) before diving into books. I cannot recommend Mariateresa enough regardless of your comprehension level because not only does she challenge me every week to improve my skill but the time spent with her is very enjoyable and something I look forward to every week.

      Foreign Language Teacher
      5.0
      from 3 reviews
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Caroline B.
      Verified review

      Madame Viale teaches me French outside of school and she is the best French teacher I've ever had! She is so kind and accessible. With each lesson I don't feel like I'm learning, but I am always surprised at how much I have improved with my French since she has been teaching me! She is a great teacher. Merci Madame Viale!

      Donna C.
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      i am a new French student with hopes of traveling toParis. I was immediately drawn to call Vittoria because of the fun picture on her profile. We have had a few lessons together where I am very comfortable even when I have no idea what she is saying!! Anyone who is looking for some help honing their french language skills should give her a call.

      About

      I tutor French. French is my native language. I mainly concentrate on conversational French and adapt the lessons to the student's interests and needs.

      • 4 years in business
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      Because I am a fun and original person. And This shows when I am tutoring.

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      I give French lessons. I was a teacher in computer science. I am 26 years old.

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      I am Burkinabe and Francophone. I came to the United States for my master's, but before that I must learn English well. I would like to give French lessons to everyone who loves language and that! I also allow myself to make friends but mainly to improve my English.

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      Bonjour! I'm a French man living in NYC and I help people of all ages learning and perfecting their French. Whether you want to learn from scratch, prepare a test or perfect your prononciation, I can help you reach your goals efficiently thanks to my unique approach. I am fluent in three languages and I'm learning a forth one, which helps me providing you with the best angle to learn a language. I like to teach "real-life" French, the language that is actually spoken in France nowadays, rather than the one taught in outdated books, no matter how formal/informal, you'll learn everything you need to become fluent. I have taught French for more than a decade, mostly to American grad student in France, then in the U.S. to different students in a private school. I have a literature high school degree and 2 bachelors in music (I'm a professional musician). Don't hesitate to contact me for more information, I would love to get to know you and help you reach your goals with a little touch of "je ne sais quoi". A bientôt!

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      I've always had an affinity and passion for languages and teaching. I am fluent in French (native) and in Spanish and have over 8 years of experience in providing language training and tutoring to children and adults alike in both languages in language schools, K-12 and university settings and corporations. Whether you want to learn a new language or brush up on your French/Spanish, you'd like to introduce your children to a foreign language or maybe they need help in their language class, it would be my joy to help you meet your goals in your target language.

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      I am a French doctor in anthropology and sociology and have a master in French for foreigners. I have been teaching French for eight years to different levels and public. I want to make lessons efficient but fun and interesting at the same time.

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      I teach French the best that no one can teach. I teach from scratch so that everything flows easily and you learn.

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      Having taught for 15 years to various group ages, I feel confident in dealing with new teaching challenges.

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