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Francesca B.

Beltsville, MD

$55/hour

French and Italian Tutor

50+ Hours
5.0 average from 31 ratings
Excellent French tutor
— Reema, Potomac, MD on 2/14/15

$55/Hour


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University of Florence, Italy
Int.l Relations
University of Florence, Italy
Master's

Education

University of Florence, Italy (Int.l Relations)

University of Florence, Italy (Master's)

About Francesca

Ciao! I'm Francesca and I come from Florence (Italy). I love languages since I was a kid because my dream was to travel and being able to communicate with people wherever I wanted to go. I was born and raised in Florence, I studied and worked in Paris (France) and I now live in Silver Spring, MD. I currently teach Italian to children and adults at a private school in DC. I was a French tutor in Italy.

I use books and workbook but I love to enrich my lessons with test, games, role plays, videos and insights on Italian culture, territory and people. I have fun and I have the feeling I pass my enthusiasm on students. Some examples of what we can do:
- Individual private lessons at any level
- Group lessons (same level of proficiency)
- Conversational sessions
- Italian/French on vacation (how to survive in Italy/France! On demand I can help arranging the trip)
- Italian through food (cooking lessons and conversation)

Lessons can take place at my home, your place or in public places. A class may be rescheduled without penalty if a request is made at least 36 hours in advance.

The schedule availability that you see on wyzant is for in-person lessons. Online lessons are more flexible and can arrange a different schedule.

If you either want to learn Italian/French or refresh your previous knowledge, please contact me and ask as many questions as you want. I will be happy to give you further information! A presto!
Ciao! I'm Francesca and I come from Florence (Italy). I love languages since I was a kid because my dream was to travel and being able to communicate with people wherever I wanted to go. I was born and raised in Florence, I studied and worked in Paris (France) and I now live in Silver Spring, MD. I currently teach Italian to children and adults at Read more

Policies
Cancellation
36 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Beltsville, MD 20705

"Excellent French tutor"

- Reema, Potomac, MD on 2/14/15

"Outstanding Teacher"

- William, Ashton, MD on 12/30/16

"Could not have found better tutor for my son!"

- Eva, Kensington, MD on 1/16/15

"Great tutor!"

- Suzana, Rockville, MD on 12/15/14
Francesca replied on 1/15/2015

Thank you very much Suzana!

English:
Grammar, TOEFL
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
French,
German, Italian,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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French

In 1999 I obtained a Diploma in foreign languages with honors. In 2001 I did part of my graduate studies (6 months) at the University of Paris 1 - La Sorbonne. I attended a French and Civilisation class there where I scored 18/20. In 2006/2007 I worked at UNESCO in Paris, and in 2007 I did private tutoring for high school students.

Italian

I'm Italian and Italian is my mother tongue. In 1999 I obtained a Diploma in Foreign Languages, and I know what it means learning a second/third language. I have a master's degree in Political Science - International Relations obtained in Italy. In May 2014 I started teaching Italian in US.
Since November, I have been teaching Italian to children and adults at a private school in DC.

University of Florence, Italy
Int.l Relations
University of Florence, Italy
Master's

Education

University of Florence, Italy (Int.l Relations)

University of Florence, Italy (Master's)

Excellent French tutor

Our son has gained a new confidence in his French class, has gotten good grades to improve dramatically from average to excellent, and I'd say he's enjoying taking the language more now that he has Francesca as his tutor. Wonderful, energetic, and patient is how I would characterize her style. You will not regret hiring her, and I wish I did this sooner!

— Reema, Potomac, MD on 2/14/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Travel policy

Francesca will travel within 10 miles of Beltsville, MD 20705.