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Jonathan B.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan B.

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German started in my extended family and has gradually become a central part of my life. First I studied German for five years in grammar school. Then I traveled to Germany multiple times, and hosted Couschsurfers from Germany and Austria. My nephews are being raised bilingual in English and German, and I have both native and second language German speakers in my nuclear and extended family. Having this broad perspective on how German fits in the landscape of international communication, I can adapt a students' education to fit their needs whether it be in mastering school skills or learning German for travel, work or to build relationships.

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Preston T.
Mr. Jonathan was absolutely fantastic with my son. He was patient, supportive and always so positive. He worked hard to connect with my son and figure out ways that would make the learning fun.
Ramon L.
great human beign.
Jim M.
The first class was very good. We covered a good amount of ground. There's only so much an instructor can do during a first class as the teacher and student get to know each other, however, so I'm looking forward to future classes to get deeper into the lessons
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Tatiana Z.

48 Reviews
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Starting at $23
  • Speaks English, Russian, German
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tatiana Z.

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If you are looking for a fun, flexible, and engaging tutor, I am perfect for you.

I provide a variety of activities so you will never get bored. For example, I will use fun warm up tasks, games, interactive conversational lessons, and quizzes. We will use authentic materials as well. All materials are provided. You will learn conversational skills, formal writing skills, and test taking strategies all in a fun manner.

This course is perfect for beginners to get a basic understanding after several weeks or for advanced speakers who want to brush up on their language skills.

About Tatiana

In Moscow I was a professor for 20 years, and I am currently a full-time tutor of ESL, German, Russian, and Italian. I provide a variety of activities for my lessons so you will never get bored. For example, I will use games, interactive conversational lessons, fun warm up tasks, case studies, an

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Matt
Tatiana was a great teacher, I studied German for a semester in college about 8 years ago and was interested in getting back into it. She was very patient and helpful in her lessons. She shared excellent resources with me. Fully recommend her to all levels of student.
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I love learning from Tatiana! She is a great teacher—very knowledgeable, clear, and wonderful to work with.
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Viktor R.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, German
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Viktor R.

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I grew up at the Northern tip of the Black Forest in Southwestern Germany and have spent most of my childhood vacations at my grandparents' in the Eifel region, close to the border with Luxemburg. Therefore, I got to grow up with standard German and two quite distinct dialects of German.

Once I started teaching German to refugees and did an internship in a university German class I started to become aware of the intricacies of German grammar and vocabulary and saw it with new eyes. Frankly, I may not be able to explain ALL grammatical phenomena, but it will be my pleasure to explore and expand my knowledge of German with you.

We can discuss what life in the German-speaking world is like, explore German literature and music, and along the way have a look at the grammar, vocabulary and prosody you may need to talk about those things.

Los geht's! :)

About Viktor

Hola, hallo, olá, ciao and bonjour ! My name is Viktor Malu and I'm a well-traveled linguist who is passionate about the nature and manifold applications of language. I have either lived or spent significant time in places where the languages I speak are alive and I strive to spark linguistic en

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Great conversation in German with real time suggestions for word choice and pronunciation.
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Kerstin R.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, German
  • Awarded Promotion of Young Scholars Grant or NaFoeG from Berlin senat 1994/96
  • Teaching since 2004
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Kerstin R.

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I am a native German speaker and have been teaching German since September 2011.
My students are pre-k -12 th Graders and occasionally adults, mostly Business German. SAT prep for German and German with listening.

About Kerstin

I graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in June 2007 with a Master in Education (Arts in Education) degree. During my studies I worked in the framework of the Artful Adventures Program (Museum of Fine Arts in Boston), which provides object - based learning and hands on artistic exp

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Min O.
Kerstin has been a great tutor for our son. Not only does he enjoy working with Kerstin, but his German skills have noticeably improved (along with his grades). Kerstin is a great communicator, always on-time, never cancelled and very easy to work with. I would highly recommend Kerstin.
Anja H.
Our daughter took to Kerstin right away. She did not want the lesson to end!
Pamela W.
Kerstin is a fantastic teacher. She connected right away with my daughter Chloe who is 8 years old and immediately engaged and had her learning German after 1 lesson. She is punctual and professional. I highly recommend her.
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Cassandra B.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Norman Kelly Scholarship of the Arts from Mary Kelly
  • Teaching since 2014
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Cassandra B.

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Hi there!
My name is Cassandra. My journey as a German speaker started off simple.
I'm a native English speaker and I took German in college without knowing a lick of German beforehand.
I later studied abroad in Vienna, Austria, and fell in love with the place - so much so that I moved there the next year in 2016 after I became A1 certified in the German language.

While residing there, I taught piano privately to children who only knew German, as well as taught English to a family who only spoke German and French.

I went further and took a language exam from the ÖSD in Vienna and became a certified B2 speaker in the German language.

I believe languages are a wonderful thing - they help us understand one another and expand our minds - helping us to grasp concepts which may not exist in another language.

I am here to help you become the best German speaker you can be :).

About Cassandra

Cassandra B. graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a BA in Vocal Performance and has 17 years experience as a pianist. Her craft is focused primarily in the classical/opera field, and also has experience performing theatre repertoire. She has performed in various locations ranging

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Danaia I.
She is a very patient and kind.
Happy with the choice we made!
JJ K.
Cassandra is very patient and good communicator! I would recommend her to anyone interested in learning the piano.
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Shelby F.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner
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Shelby F.

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I will be creating my lessons by mixing what I learn through duolingo with my personality, likes, dislikes, everyday issues... etc etc etc.

About Shelby

I am laidback. You and I will create an agreement that fits both of us once we start (long-term students) and a set of boundaries to keep up focused on your goals for the session(s). I prefer us to keep the subject of conversation geared towards your learning goals that day, but I wont freak out eve

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"Diane is a great German teacher! She always provides additional resources to delve into the subtleties of a translation or specific grammatical constructions and uses a variety of different books/activities so that the exercises never get boring."
Pierce
Took German lessons from Diane C.
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"Lisa was amazing! I needed a refresher on my German before going on a trip, and Lisa was just who I needed to assist me. She is very professional, patient, and adapted our lessons to my specific needs and goals. I would recommend Lisa to anyone seeking German assistance!"
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Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"Henry adjusted to our situation today and he motivated without pushing, He is very knowledgeable and made our learning fun."
Marilyn
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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"She is informative and very patient"
JOHN
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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Took German lessons from Diane C.
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"Easy going and knowledgable"
Peter
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"First class was great. Valentina was clear and patient. Looking forward to the next classes."
Valentina
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"She is wonderful. She listens to suggestions and is very caring that it is not too much for my 7 year old!!!!! Love her!!! Very professional!!!"
Tyler
Took German lessons from Chrissy S.
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"looking forward to the next lesson."
JOHN
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Kerstin worked with my son in preparation for the GERMAN SAT Subject test. She was excellent. Kerstin was always punctual, professional and personable. She is able to combine a structured approach to learning with a cool, "lets make this fun" attitude which works beautifully with teenagers. My son, though a good student, could not reliably have aced this German Subject test on his own. Kerstin was able to motivate him to do his best, which is no small feat, since I am clueless as how to do this myself. She has also tutored my younger son in German with equally remarkable results. Both my kids adore her and there is no whining about her tutoring sessions. HIGHLY recommended."
Moira
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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