Welcome to Tumu Learning,

My name is Umut, a dedicated French Language Teacher with a PhD in French Studies.

With over 7 years of expertise, I've successfully guided hundreds of students in mastering French effectively, taking them from entry-level to confident fluency.

Learning a new language is a rewarding journey, and I'm here to make it enjoyable and manageable for you.

Join my French courses and start achieving your goals!

Umut Incesu, PhD

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French Courses That Work

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    Student-centered Focus

    My courses are tailored to meet the specific needs and goals of students, enabling them to effectively use French in real-life situations.

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    Communicative Approach

    I prioritize meaningful communication over tedious grammar lessons, with a focus on helping students understand and actively speak French.

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    Results-Oriented Focus

    I remain dedicated to what matters most in order to achieve students' language objectives.

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Beginner French Course

Master French at Your Own Pace with my Comprehensive 6-Week Course.

Only $49 (Previously $129)! Limited Time Only!

Learn all the essentials of French in 6 modules, including greetings, your interests, ordering foods and drinks.

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Live Course

Private Classes

Reach Your French Goals with One-on-One Lessons!

Improve your job opportunities, prepare for language exams, and practice speaking to achieve fluency.

Only a few spots available.

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5 Reasons to join my French Courses!

Achieve Success with a PhD-Level Teacher

With a PhD in French Studies and expertise in personalized instruction, I am committed to helping you achieve your language goals through dedicated and experienced teaching.

Communicative approach

My approach focuses on helping you gain confidence in speaking French like a native.

Structured Curriculum

My well-designed lesson plan, aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) levels, follows a logical progression and is tailored to your individual needs.

Interactive Resources

I incorporate modern and engaging resources to make learning French enjoyable.

Customized Feedback

I provide weekly exercises and feedback on your progress to keep you motivated.

Ready to take your French to the next level?

Not sure where to start or how many lessons you might need? Book a free consultation to get the answers you're looking for.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the format of your online French courses?

My courses are conducted entirely online through a virtual platform, allowing students to participate from the comfort of their own home or office. The format includes a combination of live lessons, interactive activities, and self-paced study materials.

What level of French do your courses cover?

I offer a range of courses for different levels of French proficiency, from beginner to advanced. The courses are designed to help students achieve their language goals, regardless of their current level of proficiency.

What is the time commitment for each course?

The time commitment for each course varies, but on average, students can expect to spend about 2-3 hours per week on course activities and independent study.

What qualifications do you have?

I'm highly qualified and experienced in teaching French as a second language, and dedicated to helping students reach their language goals. I have a degree in French Language Teaching and a PhD in French Literature from Western University (London, Canada).

What kind of support do students receive?

In addition to live lessons and interactive activities, students will have access to a variety of resources and support services to help them succeed in their French studies. This may include online study materials, tutoring support, and a community of fellow students for practicing and learning.

Please let me know if you have any questions or inquiries about my learning programs and services by filling this form or sending me an email at