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Diane C.

24 Reviews
Greenbrae, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, German, Duala, English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1976
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Diane C.

24 Reviews
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Using books and online materials, I guide students through grammatical rules, vocabulary and pronunciation, using cultural examples as illustration. I'll buy whichever books are the most relevant to a student's level, age, and needs, and also ask my student to buy the book too. Some of these books can be used without a private teacher, in any case!
I learned German grammar with a very strict teacher, many years ago, and she was right to be strict: grammar is the backbone of the German language.
I collaborate with my German sister, who lives in Germany.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! Yay! We can start in-person lessons again, as long as basic distancing is kept. I have been vaccinated and I would prefer my students to be vaccinated, too, but it's not a deal breaker. I teach several languages: French, German, and English for non-native English speaker

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Daria
I have been a student with Diane for the last few years and she is the best French teacher I have ever had. Not only is she an amazing teacher but she is also genuinely fun to be with. This year, Diane helped me pass the French B2 Certification exam - she provided me with all the resources I could have ever hoped for, and I really couldn't have done it without her! I highly recommend her for anyone
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Wonderful Lesson. I believe Diane will be able to help me learn French well.
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Lisa D.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor of Arts from Grand Valley State University
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Lisa D.

12 Reviews
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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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Juan C.
She is very thorough und clear. Very professional
Juan C.
Excellent instructor !!!
Outstanding attitude towards teaching..
Sally
Lisa is the BEST!!!!
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Sam G.

158 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks German, French, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Sam G.

158 Reviews
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I love all things German and my aim is to encourage my students to feel the same. I've been teaching German for 5 years. My students go from knowing no German to being able to hold conversations to eventually completing their grad studies in a German speaking country!

Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to introduce yourself and before you know it be a German whizz. I try to base my lessons around modern German pop culture typically using current events as inspiration. My lessons feature video links, audio, worksheets, textbooks, and more.

I offer different time options to suit your needs and am also happy to discuss group lessons if you wish to learn with your partner/family member/friend. Please reach out to discuss pricing options for those.

About Sam

Guten Tag, I'm Sam and use the pronouns she/her. I was born in England but have been living and teaching in the USA since 2014 where I studied for my MA in German Studies at the University of Florida. I began teaching with Takelessons in 2016 and never looked back! Last year I became a USA perman

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Sam is so patient with me, and very friendly! A wonderful and knowledgeable instructor.
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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What a beautiful language German is! No wonder there's so many famous German poets, playwrites and composers! And actually German is also very much used in todays international business world! Whether you want to get better grades in school or you just want to be able to have a simple conversation on vacation or apply with a German company, as a native speaker I can help you reach your goals!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in t

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Excellent teacher.
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Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
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Judith S.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Judith S.

17 Reviews
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Would you like to prepare for your next vacation? Do you need to learn German for your new job, or do you just want to improve your skills you've learned in school?

As a native German I can teach you German on a high level! The best way to do that is starting with a simple conversation. Learning through talking, gestures and pictures is the most natural and easy way to be successful in a new language!

As I'm from Hanover I speak the cleanest German with no accent at all! My knowledge of grammar and syntax will help you to learn the 'correct' German!

About Judith

Hi there! I am Judith, a professional Pop/Rock/Jazz singer and pianist. In 2009 I've got my Master's degree in Popular Music Voice Education at the University of Music & Drama in Hanover, Germany, and for more than 10 years I've worked as a voice instructor and freelance singer/pianist in Germany

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John
I’ve worked with Judith for a few years now and she does a great job working with my goals for learning German. She is very patient and flexible with our learning and lessons!
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Judith is wonderful! All the issues I've had with my voice and singing for years, she addressed with pinpoint accuracy and expert instruction to help me correct them; even the things I didn't know how to explain! She has a great ear and a wealth of practical knowledge to share. After my first month of lessons, my singing is so much better! She is so kind and non-judgmental, and fun to work with, too. With Judith's help and encouragement, I'm hitting notes and singing songs I didn't think I had the range for and turning my good voice into a great voice. Thank you so much, Judith!
Jason
Excellent instruction and great personality! Highly recommend Judith!
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Paul S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese, Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Swedish, English
  • BA Spanish & German Studies from Brigham Young University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Paul S.

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I first started learning German due to a serendipitous move to Oklahoma following my junior year of high school. I have since really grown to love the German language and ended up getting a BA in German Studies (jointly with a BA in Spanish). I really love German literature, whether it's Goethe or Michael Ende, and I really enjoy Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Händel, and also Lieder (Shubert's "Erlkönig" being my favorite). I am also a huge fan of Die Prinzen. I consider myself an expert in grammar-related topics (including verb conjugation, cases, Konjunktiv I and II, etc.) but am also willing to teach vocabulary, pronunciation, and other topics.

About Paul

I hail from Walla Walla, Washington, home of the "famous" sweet onions. I can't begin to express how much I love languages!! I have studied 8 so far (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, and Dutch) and I teach 5 (Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Japanese), and w

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Preston
My son had so much fun. Paul is very patient.
Rebecca
Great instructor, very personable and teaches at a good pace. I highly recommend Paul!
kevin
Very nice lesson.

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The average cost of 60-minute German lessons in San Bruno is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $80 per hour.
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"She is very thorough und clear. Very professional"
Juan
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"Wolfgang helped me believe in my confidence to reengage in learning German after 20 years wothout lessons or practice. He is thorough, patient and encouraging. I look forward to future lessons"
Tabatha
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Henry Mulak is a man of many interests and experiences in life. Henry goes the extra mile to help us.

He is patient and encouraging."
Marilyn
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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"Judith has been teaching my two young daughters German for a few months now, and it couldn't be going better. Judith is patient and puts a lot of effort into ensuring that my daughters are making progress. The girls have learned a lot and really enjoy their lessons."
Kandice
Took German lessons from Judith S.
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"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!!"
Patric
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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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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"Great instructor, I'm noticing a lot of improvement with my German. Her teaching style is laid back and easy to follow. Thanks Judith!"
Hassan
Took German lessons from Judith S.
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"We really love our lessons with Kerstin. She is terrific."
Illia
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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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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"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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