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Private In-Home and Online French Tutoring

Receive personally tailored French lessons from exceptional tutors in a one-on-one setting. We help you connect with in-home and online tutoring that offers flexible scheduling and your choice of locations.

Varsity Tutors can find a Chicago French tutor for you or a student in your family. Chicago French tutoring is a great option for students and professionals of all skill levels who would like to gain a stronger command of this complex language. Whether you are a beginner who would like to learn the basics or an advanced learner who is hoping to expand their French skillset, this is a great learning opportunity that can assist you in reaching for your language goals.

How can a Chicago French tutor near me help me work towards fluency?

French is a unique language that can be quite beneficial to learn depending on your personal, educational, or professional goals. You could be a student fulfilling a language requirement, a professional who would like to communicate more effectively with colleagues overseas, someone interested in international travel, or someone who wants to learn about a new culture. Either way, this can be a difficult language to master, and the online and in-person Chicago French tutoring we can set you up with gives you the opportunity to get in extra practice time with a knowledgeable language mentor, so you can progress in your fluency.

Chicago French tutors can supplement you or your student's language studies in a variety of impactful ways. For starters, instructors provide an individualized learning experience through one-on-one sessions that take place in a setting without classroom distractions. Since there are no other students involved in the sessions, your mentor can create a customized lesson plan with your own needs in mind. When your needs are the instructor's top priority, you get to dictate the pace of the sessions. For example, if you already understand the five different kinds of accent marks, you can let your educator know, and they will shift the focus to a concept that you are still struggling with, whether you need help with gendered nouns or vocabulary.

Chicago French tutors can try multiple methods to increase your understanding of the language and all of its key concepts. They can get you involved in discussions and intensive work that deepens your understanding of specific topics like adjectives or French history and culture. Instructors are even able to use customized learning materials that cater to your student's own unique learning needs. For example, if the student is more of a visual learner, their mentor can utilize flashcards to more effectively go over a particular topic. On the other hand, if a student is more of an aural learner, their Chicago French tutor can use a more discussion-based teaching approach. Educators can even have students try multiple approaches and different techniques to solve a problem until they find one that works best for them.

When you are learning a new language, you have to do more than simply understand its core concepts. You need to practice speaking in order to improve your fluency. Chicago French tutoring allows you or your student to be involved in simulated immersion, one of the best ways to make progress in a language quickly. This type of focused practice with someone knowledgeable in French can improve pronunciation, instill important grammatical nuances, and solidify overall command of the language. This also allows for the opportunity to receive continuous, in-the-moment feedback as you practice, so bad habits don't take root.

How can I fit time with Chicago French tutors into my schedule?

One of the greatest benefits of this type of instruction is the flexibility it has to offer. We take your family's schedule into account in addition to your student's learning needs. Then we do the work to find someone who has both the right skills and the ability to meet at an opportune time for you or your student. This makes it easier for students to pursue their French language goals without having to deal with the inconvenience and stress of shifting around their schedule.

If you choose to let us get you set up with an instructor in an online format, you will have the benefit of using our Live Learning Platform. This unique and handy platform offers a variety of features that enhance the educational experience. For starters, you will be able to record sessions, allowing you the opportunity to watch previous lessons to review concepts, pronunciation, and more. A shared document editor for writing can help language learners with things like spelling, using accents, and learning new characters. There is also a virtual whiteboard, integrated practice problems, and even video chat functionality.

We can also set you or your student up with in-person private instructional sessions. If you decide to go this route, we can find someone in your area who is eager to help you in your French language education. You can even meet at a location that is convenient to you and conducive to your own learning needs, whether this is your own home, your favorite coffee shop, or even a nearby branch of the Chicago Public Library.

You should also be aware that Varsity Tutors offers online French language courses. If you'd like to learn the language with other motivated students, this is a great option for you. These live lessons put you in a virtual classroom that allows you to interact with an expert instructor and motivated peers who are eager to practice and build fluency. Multiple course sections are available, giving you and your student a variety of options to find one that best matches your schedule.

How can I get started with a Chicago French tutor near me?

Working side-by-side with an instructor who is knowledgeable in French can be a great way to challenge curious learners who would like to move ahead of the rest of their class. This type of one-on-one studying can also be an effective tool for travelers and professionals. No matter what reason you have for seeking assistance as you learn the new language, we make it easy to get set up with a qualified expert who can accommodate you and your family's busy schedule. Contact Varsity Tutors now to get set up with a Chicago French tutor that can take your command of the language to a new level.

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Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

French Tutoring review by Claire in Chicago, IL
Went over the final pages of Bourgeois Gentilhomme. Discussed grammatical concepts such as passive voice ("se produire") and "faire [infinitive verb]," as well as reflexive verbs versus verbs performed on others. Also practiced conversational French.
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French Tutoring review by Michael in Chicago, IL
First session, we started with the bare basics and vocab. Every word I said, I wrote down as he took notes. Described the personal pronouns and introduced the 4/5 pillar verbs of French and their conjugation. Concluded with a quiz.
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French Tutoring review by Sadibou in Chicago, IL
*Technology *Daily activities *Reflexive verbs + imperative + negation *Immediate future The student is making significant progress in his ability to hold a conversation using vocabulary related to daily routine and combining it with reflexive verbs.
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French Tutoring review by Naama in Chicago, IL
Today we went back to the textbook and read through the dialogues from previous chapters to see how far the student has gotten with pronunciation and to refresh some grammar rules. We also started using online resources.
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French Tutoring review by Michelle in Chicago, IL
The student and I had another great lesson. This lesson we focused on mainly being able to speak about multiple subjects in French. We were able to converse the majority of the time in French with only a few instances where we needed to revert to English to make sure a message was understood. Next lesson we plan to discuss food and shopping terms.
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French Tutoring review by Claire in Chicago, IL
The student and I worked on verbs and a homework assignment of hers using the passé compose. She had some rough results on recent pop quizzes, but understood the mistakes she made and knows the right answers. Overall it was a great session because, by the end, we had gone back over a number of things and covered a lot of ground, and she was feeling confident again.
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