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David D.

Brooklyn, NY

$60/hour

David D., French everything

50+ Hours
5.0 average from 24 ratings
Outstanding
— Matt, Brooklyn, NY on 12/14/16

$60/Hour


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Collège de l'Abbaye de Saint-Maurice
Université de Lausanne
Other

Education

Collège de l'Abbaye de Saint-Maurice

Université de Lausanne (Other)

About David

Hi there,

I was born in Switzerland to an American father and a Swiss-French mother. I carry all three of these nationalities and am 100% fluent in both languages. I grew up and lived in French speaking Switzerland for 25 years, where I also tutored English. I now live in New York where I'm working on the double project of teaching/tutoring and making art (photography, literature, music...).

I studied French (literature and linguistics) and Philosophy at the University of Lausanne (in Switzerland) and taught French to native and non-native middle and high schoolers in prestigious schools. I've lived in NY for more than a year now and have been tutoring to students of ages 10 to 65, individually or in small groups, as a freelance and with after-school programs.

I can help anyone at any level, from the study of basic conjugation, to rigorous grammatical analysis or translation, you name it. The lessons are tailor-made to your needs. Again, it's important to me that my students make sense of what they learn and I usually find creative ways to achieve this.

I'm available Monday through Friday, from 9am to 7pm, and travel to students.

Hope to hear from you soon!
Hi there,

I was born in Switzerland to an American father and a Swiss-French mother. I carry all three of these nationalities and am 100% fluent in both languages. I grew up and lived in French speaking Switzerland for 25 years, where I also tutored English. I now live in New York where I'm working on the double project of
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11238

"Outstanding"

- Matt, Brooklyn, NY on 12/14/16

"Knowledgeable and Patient Tutor!"

- Rachel, Brooklyn, NY on 11/13/16

"Excellent tutor!"

- Carole, Middle Village, NY on 9/30/16

"Knowledgeable and awesome!"

- Ginny, Brooklyn, NY on 8/1/16
Language:
French

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French

I am a native French speaker with a Bachelor's Degree in French (literature and linguistics) and philosophy from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. I've been teaching to native and non-native speakers in schools or independently for the past five years.

Collège de l'Abbaye de Saint-Maurice
Université de Lausanne
Other

Education

Collège de l'Abbaye de Saint-Maurice

Université de Lausanne (Other)

Outstanding

David is a native English and French speaker, an accomplished scholar and linguistics expert, and clearly highly experienced as an instructor. He was able to suggest a suitable course of study right away. Looking forward to continuing to work with David!

— Matt, Brooklyn, NY on 12/14/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

David will travel within 10 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11238.