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Lisa D.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Lisa D.

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As a native German speaker and native English speaker, students will quickly learn German proficiency and lessons will be focused on the goals of the particular student.

About Lisa

I have experience working as an English and German teacher in Germany, teaching to kids and adults of varying levels and language goals. I hold a bachelor's degree in Language as well as a Masters degree which I obtained in Germany. I also have experience working with diverse populations including t

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Stéphanie
Lisa is a really fun person to work with. 2 lessons so far and I really have the impression to have progressed. She’s very patient and takes the time to answer my (many) questions. She gave me great ressources to work on a side, I really appreciate. I’m already looking forward to our next lesson!
Angela ..
Lisa is a great teacher for beginners. She's so nice, knowledgeable and flexible with her schedule. I highly recommend her!
Cody
First class was great, she is very helpful and patient. I'm excited to continue to learn more and continue to improve my german.
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Wolfgang S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Russian, Spanish, German (native speaker; MA), English (MA)
  • Awarded Oberstudienrat (Senior Study Counsel) from Magistrat von Berlin (Germany), Abteilung Volksbildung
  • Teaching since 1991
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Wolfgang S.

19 Reviews
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What is my approach? First of all, I listen carefully, very carefully. I believe it is important for an excellent job to know precisely what my client wants to accomplish. Understanding this is the prerequisite to give good advice, guidance and then, of course, a plan, a kind of strategy to follow in order to reach these goals. There will be a permanent interaction between my client and myself to monitor the progress, eventually speed up the tempo or, if necessary, to slow down.
There is no dogma; there is only one main criterion: success.

About Wolfgang

I spent two decades of my professional life teaching English in Germany, authoring and co-authoring textbooks for the English classroom. During my stay in the US, I had the opportunity to develop curricula for teaching German in public schools as well as private schools and wrote articles in the fi

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Kurleigh
Wolfgang is an amazing, tutor, teacher and mentor. I’ve always had a desire to learn German and Wolfgang has fostered and great learning environment that has allowed me to continue to pursue my passion.
In my time with Wolfgang I have gained a greater appreciation for the German language, culture and idiosyncrasies. He has far-reaching expertise that goes beyond a text book. His linguistic knowledge will keep you on the right track and he will ensure you are having a fun time as well.
In the two years I have known Wolfgang he has been generous, challenging and a joy to be around and I look forward to each class.
Patric
Wolfgang is an excellent teacher and more importantly a great resource! He takes his time and quickly determines the best learning techniques (and also the pace) for his students. I have always dreamed of being able to speak a second language and with the help from Wolfgang, I can speak with native speakers, read in the language and even use it in my professional setting. Wolfgang truly has taught me far more than the basics and more importantly keeps me motivated for more!

Wolfgang is not only extremely knowledgeable of the German language in its grammatical form, but also the culture, the usage of the language, and the history of the language as well. He will no doubt give you the most in depth explanations for any questions you may have and will also do it without making you feel ashamed for asking! His lessons are fun, intuitive, and extremely helpful.

I highly recommend Wolfgang for your language learning goals! He is always punctual, always prepared, and answers any questions you may have, no matter how many times he has to explain it! Please give him a chance, he is a wealth of knowledge, makes his lessons fun, and I promise you will not regret it!!
Nan
Wolfgang is a knowledgeable and experienced teacher, with an excellent understanding of where I am in terms of polishing up my rusty German. I find myself much more fluent, which I would not be, had I not taken lessons.

Viktor R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, German
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Viktor R.

5 Reviews
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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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Evan
Really enjoyed my lesson. I would recommend him. He keeps it interesting and fun. If you’re looking for a German teacher. Give Viktor a try, you won’t be disappointed.
Alex G.
more network next time :)
Nathalie
Having a teacher that doesn't only teach but also live the languages he speaks makes the learning experience with Viktor really fun and effective. Thank you so much!

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Emily H.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Speaks French, German, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Emily H.

25 Reviews
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Guten Tag! I completed my master's degree in linguistics at the Free University of Berlin and spent a total of over four years in Germany. Whenever I speak with natives, they tell me that my German is excellent, practically without accent! I would love to help students who are just getting started with German or who are already moving into the conversational level. I also have a lot of great German language learning materials that could be incorporated into the lessons. Ich freue mich darauf mit Ihnen zu arbeiten! (I look forward to working with you!)

About Emily

Are you looking to brush up your English skills or try your hand at learning French or German? I would be delighted to help you find your way in navigating these tricky languages. Allow me to tell you about myself. I am a certified and experienced ESL teacher who has traveled the globe and shared

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Darian McIntosh
Emily is very knowledgeable about the roots of languages. Her expertise in linguistics has really helped me to understand concepts I previously had a hard time with. She is super patient with me and I am very happy to have her as my tutor!
Daniel C.
Emily's great! I'm learning French and German--she speaks both like a native! And she said she'd create a personalized lesson plan to help me reach my goals of learning both.
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Lisa D.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa D.

7 Reviews
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Online German Teacher

As a native German speaker and native English speaker, students will quickly learn German proficiency and lessons will be focused on the goals of the particular student.

About Lisa

I have experience working as an English and German teacher in Germany, teaching to kids and adults of varying levels and language goals. I hold a bachelor's degree in Language as well as a Masters degree which I obtained in Germany. I also have experience working with diverse populations including t

Recent Reviews
Stéphanie
Lisa is a really fun person to work with. 2 lessons so far and I really have the impression to have progressed. She’s very patient and takes the time to answer my (many) questions. She gave me great ressources to work on a side, I really appreciate. I’m already looking forward to our next lesson!
Angela ..
Lisa is a great teacher for beginners. She's so nice, knowledgeable and flexible with her schedule. I highly recommend her!
Cody
First class was great, she is very helpful and patient. I'm excited to continue to learn more and continue to improve my german.
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Wolfgang S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Russian, Spanish, German (native speaker; MA), English (MA)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MA English/ESL/EFL from Humboldt University Berlin (Germany)
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Wolfgang S.

19 Reviews
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Online German Teacher

What is my approach? First of all, I listen carefully, very carefully. I believe it is important for an excellent job to know precisely what my client wants to accomplish. Understanding this is the prerequisite to give good advice, guidance and then, of course, a plan, a kind of strategy to follow in order to reach these goals. There will be a permanent interaction between my client and myself to monitor the progress, eventually speed up the tempo or, if necessary, to slow down.
There is no dogma; there is only one main criterion: success.

About Wolfgang

I spent two decades of my professional life teaching English in Germany, authoring and co-authoring textbooks for the English classroom. During my stay in the US, I had the opportunity to develop curricula for teaching German in public schools as well as private schools and wrote articles in the fi

Recent Reviews
Kurleigh
Wolfgang is an amazing, tutor, teacher and mentor. I’ve always had a desire to learn German and Wolfgang has fostered and great learning environment that has allowed me to continue to pursue my passion.
In my time with Wolfgang I have gained a greater appreciation for the German language, culture and idiosyncrasies. He has far-reaching expertise that goes beyond a text book. His linguistic knowledge will keep you on the right track and he will ensure you are having a fun time as well.
In the two years I have known Wolfgang he has been generous, challenging and a joy to be around and I look forward to each class.
Patric
Wolfgang is an excellent teacher and more importantly a great resource! He takes his time and quickly determines the best learning techniques (and also the pace) for his students. I have always dreamed of being able to speak a second language and with the help from Wolfgang, I can speak with native speakers, read in the language and even use it in my professional setting. Wolfgang truly has taught me far more than the basics and more importantly keeps me motivated for more!

Wolfgang is not only extremely knowledgeable of the German language in its grammatical form, but also the culture, the usage of the language, and the history of the language as well. He will no doubt give you the most in depth explanations for any questions you may have and will also do it without making you feel ashamed for asking! His lessons are fun, intuitive, and extremely helpful.

I highly recommend Wolfgang for your language learning goals! He is always punctual, always prepared, and answers any questions you may have, no matter how many times he has to explain it! Please give him a chance, he is a wealth of knowledge, makes his lessons fun, and I promise you will not regret it!!
Nan
Wolfgang is a knowledgeable and experienced teacher, with an excellent understanding of where I am in terms of polishing up my rusty German. I find myself much more fluent, which I would not be, had I not taken lessons.

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No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing German teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

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Average Cost of German Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute German lessons in Los Angeles is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $94 per hour.
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$52 average
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$64 average

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"I have had several German lessons with Erol and I definitely notice a difference in understanding sentence structures and with my accent improving."
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Took German lessons from Erol G.
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"Wolfgang was top notch. He understood and catered to both my learning needs and my chaotic schedule. His knowledge of the German language and its history only exists from a native speaker, and his skill with instruction only comes from decades of experience. Lessons were always informative and fun!"
Colin
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Tatiana was wonderful! Looking forward to her next lesson. My daughter said "she's really cool". That says a lot coming from a teenager."
Sammy
Took German lessons from Tatiana Z.
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"Great instructor!
She is nice, smart and uses many different methods of teaching.
I had a good grasp of the German language. I had never taped into the language before and I had a good experience with Tatiana.
Oh, and she has the best price around as well,
Thanks Tatiana!"
Lewis
Took German lessons from Tatiana Z.
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"Very pleased with the course and the instructor. Even though it was a miscommunication at the beginning, we were able to connect with the instructor's information. (Takelessons sends one meeting code, and instructor send another one????). Class was good, instructor very nice, organized and patient (2 hrs time zone difference). Will continue class in the future. I highly recommend Erol."
Rosa Mac
Took German lessons from Erol G.
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"My 12 year old son really enjoys his lessons with Wolfgang and looks forward to them every week. He doesn't need reminding or encouraging to study because he's so excited about learning the language. Wolfgang makes it fun!"
Gianni
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"The past five months spent with Henry teaching me my second language has been worthwhile. My decision to choose him as my instructor has paid off exponentially. He immediately immerses you in the language and steadily increases your exposure as you gain proficiency. This is exactly what I was looking for in a teacher, someone to push and challenge me to learn but also there when I was having difficulty.

As someone who has zero experience with the German language he definitely provided the firm foundation I needed to confidently continue my studies alone. I have no doubt when the time comes for more lessons I will revert back to Henry.

Er ist ein sehr guter Lehrer!"
Blake
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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"I definitely recommend taking classes with Erol; He is very clear, knowledgeable and flexible with the time, he also like to make the class interesting and makes it easier to learn grammar and pronunciation
BONUS: You will learn about Germany's history and geography at the same time you are learning the language."
Michael
Took German lessons from Erol G.
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"Great first lesson. Wolfgang made me feel very comfortable and I am convinced will be able to take me to the next level in my journey to learn the German language."
Duane
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"It has been practical and fun."
Marilyn
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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Learn German in Los Angeles

Many native English speakers are able to pick up German surprisingly fast. That's because the languages share the word roots, grammar, and syntax found in a 1,500 year old Germanic dialect. Both modern English and German sprung from this ancient language.

Today, about 90 million people are native speakers of standard German (Hoch Deutsch), 30 million speak other forms of German, and about 80 million people speak German as a second language.

In addition to the country's rich culture (home of cuckoo clocks and the birthplace of earth-shakers like Karl Marx, Johannes Gutenberg, Mozart, and Einstein), Germany is also a center for business.

It's the world's second largest exporter and fourth largest economy. When you sign up for private German lessons in Los Angeles,

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you’re taking a step into the world of commerce, science, philosophy, fine art, and scrumptious cuisine.

The Benefits of German Language Classes in Los Angeles

Although Southern California seems far away from the forests and industry of Germany, Los Angeles is home to vibrant cultural centers and diverse communities, including about 11,000 native German speakers, which makes it a great place to study the language.

Thanks to its robust German community, people studying German in Los Angeles have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture by attending the many events held by local German culture clubs.

The Phoenix Club, for example, hosts weekly German dances and festive events such as stein-holding contests and accordion music concerts. The German-American League of Los Angeles also holds a variety of events open to the community such as Oktoberfest, traditional dances, and food-packed carnivals.

Taking German classes in Los Angeles will not only be fun and interesting, but it could also open the doors to local job opportunities in sales, law, administration, and hospitality which require applicants to be familiar with German.

Studying with a German Tutor in Los Angeles

Our directory features dozens of highly-qualified, private German tutors in Los Angeles with years of teaching experience. One of our most loved tutors, Sam G., teaches both beginning and intermediate German lessons. She attributes her excellence in German tutoring to the fact that she’s been studying German since a young age.

Another favorite German tutor in Los Angeles is Erol G. who has a PhD in Education Leadership with an emphasis in language learning, in addition to years of language teaching in a variety of settings. Erol G. offers beginning through advanced German tutoring in Los Angeles and is available to teach both children and adults.

"Really impressed," one reviewer of Erol G. wrote. "I can already do the High German R much better after only one lesson. He explains difficult concepts in a way that I can understand. Class pacing is very good. There are a variety of interesting materials to review, and he is very prepared. I am very happy so far."

Where to Take Private German Tutoring in Los Angeles

From Long Beach to Beverly Hills, Panorama City, and Altadena, you can learn German in Los Angeles County with a great tutor wherever it’s most convenient for you. With Los Angeles's sunny weather, beaches, and parks, there's no limit to the possibilities when it comes to selecting a location for your lessons.

Set up your classroom in the sunshine or meet at one of Los Angeles's many German restaurants, such as Schreiner's Fine Sausages or Shoop's European Market & Cafe, to get a taste of both the country's cuisine and culture. Or, if you prefer to study remotely, connect with your teacher online via webcam - the choice is yours!

Starting Private German Lessons in Los Angeles

Be sure to prepare by gathering everything you need for German classes in Los Angeles before your first lesson. Get inspired to learn by browsing through a few German titles at Taschen, a popular German bookstore in Beverly Hills. Then stop by the Los Angeles Library and Library Store to check out a German-English dictionary and stock up on fresh learning supplies like pens, highlighters, flashcards, and notebooks.

After just your first lesson, you’ll be able to speak several German phrases and practice your pronunciation. With your new knowledge, you’ll likely be eager to try out your German language chops. Join one of the several German language groups, like the German Language and Culture Meetup.

Or if you're feeling thirsty, grab a stein and see if you can find a native German speaker at Los Angeles's own Biergarten located on South Broadway. You’ll find that practice makes perfect when taking German language classes in Los Angeles, and the city of Angels is a very inviting place to learn!

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