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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.

A Portland French tutor that Varsity Tutors can connect you or your student with can help students build their language skills. Whether you're learning French for academic, professional, or personal reasons, Portland French tutoring can provide helpful instruction at any skill level. It's an opportunity to learn how to communicate in the French language whether you're a beginner or have a more advanced understanding of it.

How can a Portland French tutor near me help me build my command of the language?

French is a common language around the world, but there are many differences from English that can make it challenging to learn. Working with a private instructor can be beneficial whether you have a student taking French in school or are looking to advance your own education. Perhaps you are planning to visit France and want to speak and understand the language, or maybe learning French could help with career advancement in your field. A personal mentor can help no matter what your goals are and provide the support needed to help you reach for your potential.

Tutoring provides a one-on-one approach to learning. Your language learning needs are always the top priority of your instructor. Portland French tutors are experienced at creating customized lesson plans targeting your learning opportunities while conducting each study session at your pace. If you struggle with, for example, pronunciation or using accent marks, or applying masculine, feminine, or plural subjects, your tutor can explain the topic until you understand it. When you do understand a concept, your instructor doesn't have to continue with it and can go on to the next topic to make the most use of your time. Even making mistakes doesn't cut into your time because your mentor can quickly correct them and guide you towards the proper use of characters, words, and phrases.

Your Portland French tutor can provide comprehensive coverage, drawing from their expertise, of the many nuances of French grammar, punctuation, and pronunciation. Lessons can review the five different types of accent marks and when to use them. Each study session can focus on your exact needs and goals. Portland French tutors can track your progress every step of the way and integrate various teaching methodologies, including intensive discussions in French to immerse you in the language, which can be highly effective for learning vocabulary, pronunciation, gendered nouns, and even about French culture and history. Writing exercises can be included in these lessons as well, while flashcards are useful if you're a more visual learner. Teaching methods can be chosen and adapted along the way based on your skill level, progress, and learning style.

How do I schedule Portland French tutoring?

Flexibility is another major advantage of one-on-one instruction. You and your family's schedule does not have to get in the way of a quality education. The student's learning needs are the top priority of any private mentor. We can identify an instructor with the right skills and who is available at a time you can meet, so you can pursue your French language goals without worrying about how you're going to manage your schedule. You can then better plan when study sessions will take place in relation to your work, academic, and family commitments.

Two options are available for Portland French tutoring. You can either choose to study online or work in-person with your mentor. Our Live Learning Platform is the backbone of online instruction. Allowing you and your instructor to interact face-to-face using video chat, it also includes a document editor that helps learn and practice various aspects of the French language, and a virtual whiteboard to deliver various elements of the instructor's lesson. Your study sessions can even be recorded so you can review the concepts covered at a later time outside of your sessions. All of this can take place at home without having to travel, or wherever you can log in to the Internet. This eliminates commute times and other hassles that can interfere with your hectic schedule.

An in-person meeting can occur wherever is most suited for you. A tutor can agree to meet at your home, or they can work with you at a local coffee shop. Students and private instructors can also work together at the North Portland branch of the Multnomah County Library. The location is totally up to you and is a factor that educational consultants consider when selecting an instructor able to meet your needs.

Varsity Tutors also offers courses in the French language. By joining a virtual classroom, you can learn alongside your peers and be led by an experienced instructor. A collaborative environment is often conducive to both learning and building the motivation needed to become a fluent French speaker. The availability of multiple course sections in Portland helps because you or your student can sign up for one at a most convenient time.

How do I get started with a Portland French tutor near me quickly?

The last thing a student or working professional needs is delays in receiving the instruction they need. Studying on your own can be frustrating, especially when it comes to learning a language. Private instructors are devoted to supporting the growth of individual students without any distractions. Just tell us when and where is best for you to meet. We'll then find a qualified Portland French tutor who can honor your requirements.

Portland French tutoring can develop your language skills, motivation, and confidence while also helping improve the efficiency of your learning process and study skills. Reach out to Varsity Tutors today and be connected with Portland French tutors in as little as 24 hours. Educational consultants are standing by to take your call and get to work connecting you with a qualified instructor. Your instructor can be a guide and a conversation partner who can help you reach for the next level and beyond. As you pursue fluency in French, we look forward to hearing from you and being a part of this exciting new path.

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Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

French Tutoring review by Chantal in Portland, OR
We reviewed the work from the last session which includes the colors, seasons, numbers, greetings, foods, active words, and everyday life. We ran through a typical day as a family in Paris. What will life be like from when we get up in the morning to when we go to bed? Great exercise with participation by everyone.
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French Tutoring review by Carolyn in Portland, OR
Today, we began with the student's English writing. We went over his one-page essay, that he wrote about various global intelligence agencies. His grammar was fair, but he is going to work on his spelling and word choice. We are going to begin studying Greek and Latin roots this week, in an effort to expand his vocabulary. I assigned 10 roots, for him to go over for homework tonight. He is going to look up the meaning of the roots, and then provide at least three example words, from the English language, that contain the root. These words need to be uncommon, or rather, new words for him. Also, we studied the 16 verbs that he is going to need to know for his final French test. Then we went over the vocabulary for Chapter 8, which is the last chapter that is included on the final test. For writing homework, he is going to write a one page report, on the history and details of the Tour de France. He is also going to continue reading "The Grapes of Wrath".
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French Tutoring review by Anna in Portland, OR
We worked on some more conjugation drills, practicing all of the tenses that he has learned so far. We need to work on irregular verbs next time; most of our work so far has been on regular verbs. We also did some listening and translation work from a passage from one of my old textbooks.
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French Tutoring review by Catherine in Portland, OR
We began by discussing in French the French Meetup Group conversation event we had attended the previous weekend, sharing our opinions and observations. After talking about the event and the rest of our respective weekends, the student and I looked at the differences between the two main past tenses in French -- passe compose and imparfait -- focusing primarily on the latter.
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French Tutoring review by Nicole in Portland, OR
We reviewed the conversational expressions from the previous sessions and introduced new topics and phrases, which the student will practice for next week. We covered seasons, weather, and feelings, and some grammar lessons like personal possessive pronouns. I reminded her that she should do so to practice speaking and hearing the language at home via CDs. We plan to practice all material learned thus far during the next session, along with introducing new material. The student shows great promise and is so motivated to learn the language, which makes teaching her a pleasure. She is making real progress, learning how to form sentences and engage in basic, everyday conversations.
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French Tutoring review by Alice in Portland, OR
Today the student and I covered verb memorization and usage. We also started on adjectives, feminine and masculine. She understands gender agreements and correctly pronounces adjectives endings. We worked again on general rules about pronunciation and I gave her some online references to practice French sounds.
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