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Karin N.

(64)
German
Starting at $32
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  • Speaks Swiss German, English, Italian, French, German, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Karin N.

(64)

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I grew up in the German part of Switzerland. I was exposed to the language throughout my schooling years. In my professional life as a doctor's assistant and later CEO assistant I needed to communicate daily in the German language. I studied business for 3 years. Over the last 3 years I have taught numerous people German. Some only need a little guidance, others keep on coming back to master more fluent conversation.

I'm flexible with my time and willing to adapt to my students' needs.

About Karin

Guten Tag, My name is Karin. I was born and raised in Switzerland. However, Miami is my home now. I love the unique melting pot of Miami. No wonder so many German speaking tourists, investors and patrons are visiting here. Over more than ten years I have taught numerous people the German langu

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July 22, 2019
Gina C.
Karin is an amazing instructor. She makes learning German fun. I started with no knowledge of German and she has helped me tremendously in a few lessons. I am heading to a German Immersion camp next week and she has made me feel prepared.
May 15, 2019
Alaina I.
Karin is an amazing instructor. She is patient and very helpful. I am a beginner in German and can already form sentences and understand quite a bit in only my third lesson!
February 8, 2019
Laura
Karin is great! I don't know any other language but English. She teaches at a good pace, always checking to see if I understand, and willing to repeat words and phrases until I am comfortable. She did a great job of teaching the foundation of sentence structures, vowels and consonants, and proper use of casual vs. formal - which helped me jump right into the lesson. And she gives great feedback! I'm excited for my next lesson! Danke Karin!
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Steven H.

(2)
German
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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I am 5 years experienced . I have a special way in teaching German. I have a good experience about teaching a new language. I have special ways to make students keep and memorize german words. I start from zero level for all ages. I can make a beginner speek german fluently. And i use special techniques in teaching.

About Steven

I am 5 years experienced teacher. I have studied German man in Germany for 5 years. I have learnt about modern techniques in teaching new languages. My students who i have teached them are now experts and get scholarships to germany. I have special way to teach german. I think no one use this techn

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September 19, 2019
johnathan
he teaches with a beautiful way . i understand very well from him . i was in level zero but he teaches from any level .now i can use some german basics in my life
September 19, 2019
john
steven is one of the best teachers i have ever seen. i enjoyed studying german with him . he has a special way and good experience . i recommend him
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Jonathan B.

(15)
German
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks German
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Jonathan B.

(15)

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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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October 16, 2019
Finn M.
Jonathan really inspires my son. His teaching is both deeply thoughtful and impulsively fun.
August 29, 2019
Glenn
Very patient but also good at pushing the boundaries
January 31, 2019
Jett O.
Our son just finished his first lesson with Jonathan and he is all smiles.

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Marcel M.

(19)
German
Starting at $55
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks German, English, High German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marcel M.

(19)

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Online German Teacher

I am a native German and able to teach in every level and in dialects and accents as well.

Teaching is more a hobby and pleasure for me than a side job. My students mostly have to remind me that the time is over and I have to let them go. ;)

About Marcel

I work as a tutor and mentor in many of those fields for years. It was and is a side business, but I always enjoyed teaching. I am looking forward to move on with you and / or your kids. Have a great day, Marcel Update 02/10/15: Takelessons is a great way to teach and a fantastic and easy w

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June 11, 2019
Bill S.
I learned a lot from Marcel and liked his vision of how to redo the garden. The original garden was cluttered with overlapping plants and we discussed how to improve it. He pulled out his iPad and made several garden sketches that were helpful. The original garden was cluttered with overlapping plants and we decided to remove several of them and re-"orchestrate" the remaining ones. (We only bought new plants if they were needed to realize the new garden vision.) He is also a very hard worker, helping me (physically) transplant and add plants as required. For example, we transplanted a 100+ (?) pound Sago palm across the front yard. I would never have done that on my own (too heavy for me) but together we did it! Highly recommended. Bill
November 17, 2018
Bill S.
Excellent teacher. We took a 20'x2' section of "dirt" in the back, redid the soil, transplanted a rose in that section, added two other new roses and a bunch of ground cover. Looks great! Recommended.
July 2, 2017
Ems H.
I did not actually take any lessons with him, but his schedule did not reflect what showed as available in Takelessons. He had a very bad attitude and would not actually schedule the lesson after several exchanges.
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Henry M.

(19)
German
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Speaks French, German, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Henry M.

(19)

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Online German Teacher

40 years of German language knowledge, having lived and worked in both Cologne and Berlin. I'm a certified teacher with a minor in German, having taught at all levels internationally.

About Henry

Award winning journalist and teacher with international experience, having lived and worked in both Europe and the United States. Certified teacher with experience in all levels and with all ages. Both a Liberal Arts and a Science major.

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September 9, 2019
Won Jong
Good introductory class!
August 27, 2019
Shaun
August 1, 2019
AnnMarie
Er wahr sehr gut Heute. Ich lerne schnell.

Translated using Google.

He is doing very well today. I learn quickly.
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Annika O.

(3)
German
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks German, English, Spanish, Russian, French
  • Masters Secondary Education & Teaching ESL from George Mason University
  • Teaches students Male: 16 and up; Female: 15 and up
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Online German Teacher

Completely bilingual German/English speaker with 20+ years experience teaching and tutoring German to students from different cultural backgrounds. The goal is for students to be able to actively use the language and not be afraid to experiment. The focus is on meaningful conversation and reading authentic texts. Classes are creative, fun and held to 95% in the target language.

About Annika

My first tutoring experience took place in first grade when I was asked to assist a newly arrived Vietnamese girl with her English. I myself had learned English when I first came to the United States at three years of age and could relate well to some of the issues the newcomer was facing. A tr

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January 17, 2017
Joseph
Annika is a native German who is totally bilingual (English) and can explain complex concepts well in either language. The instruction approach is fast paced but understandable. So far, an excellent experience.
January 17, 2017
Joseph
Annika is a native German who is totally bilingual (English) and can explain complex concepts well in either language. The instruction approach is fast paced but understandable. So far, an excellent experience.
January 8, 2016
Brenda
I'm attempting the impossible - learning a new language! Annika makes the impossible feel possible. She is a really great teacher, has excellent suggestions for how to move forward. I like the text we work from, too. I highly recommend learning a new language from Annika!

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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 San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute German lessons in San Francisco is $55. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $40 and $90 per hour.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$46 average
60 min
$55 average

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"I enjoyed my first lesson with Valentina, and am looking forward to my next lession!"
- Charles
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Annika is a native German who is totally bilingual (English) and can explain complex concepts well in either language. The instruction approach is fast paced but understandable. So far, an excellent experience."
- Joseph
Took German lessons from Annika O.
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"We are having lessons from Valentina for my 11 years old son . Now he finished the first level , and we are very happy so far . Valentina is always on time, never skip a lesson, and she " teaches easily and she has supporting materials , and most important she has a plan and strictly follows her plan for lessons" ("" from my son). Just yesterday he was able to answer a question asked in German , with German . Learning a language is a long and difficult way to go and so far we are very happy to guidance of Valentina. I strongly recommend her..."
- Ozgur
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Valentina, brings her teaching to the proper level of the student. Sehr Gut!!"
- Josef
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Karin is extremely patient, particularly when teaching you to speak and think in German. She also challenges you when she sees that you are progressing with each lesson.

I highly recommend Karin for folks at any level."
- Lee
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"I studied German in college and have spoken a little in the years since. I decided that I wanted to improve my skills and work with a native German speaker. I’ve been working with Karin for the past few weeks. She’s a fantastic instructor. She understands and can explain clearly the finer points of German grammar and usage. And she has provided great follow-up to any questions I had, and has given useful exercise and other resources to help me improve my German. She has been very encouraging. I feel very comfortable working with her and recommend her highly."
- Aldo
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"very good teacher, I love her"
- pepper
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"I,m so glad I found Karin. She is very patient and knowledgeable. Above all learning is fun with her. A true treasure! I highly recommend her."
- Bill
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"Tatiana did a great job! She helped me overcome some of the challenges I faced with communication. The lesson was dynamic and went quite naturally. Very highly recommend!"
- Randy
Took German lessons from Tatiana Z.
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"Great 1st lesson! My son is looking forward to continuing them!"
- Sebastian
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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German Language Classes in San Francisco

German is the official language of six countries, and roughly 50 million Americans come from German descent. With its beautiful sounds and long-standing history, the German language is a blast to learn. And since English is a Germanic language, you’ll be able to learn it even faster.

Whether you wish to travel to Europe to do some sightseeing or communicate with German relatives, learning this language is a worthwhile journey to embark on. Although going overseas is a great way to use your newfound German skills, you can also put all you've learned into practice right here in San Francisco.

The Benefits of Taking German Lessons In San Francisco

What’s the plus side of learning German in a city like San Francisco? Taking German language classes in San Francisco will undoubtedly open the door to new adventures, friendships and possibly even job opportunities for you. One major benefit is that you’ll be exposed to German cultural events that just aren’t available in other parts of the US.

For example, if you're taking German classes in San Francisco and want to immerse yourself into the culture, you'll be able to participate in many festivals such as Maifest, Sommerfest, Kinderfest and, of course, Oktoberfest. You'll have the chance to dance to authentic German music, taste German dishes and practice your newfound language skills with new friends.

Mingling with native speakers is much easier in San Francisco, as the city has a very welcoming and friendly atmosphere. You’ll find that befriending native German speakers and conversing with them regularly will be key to improving your skills.

How Do I Find a German Tutor in San Francisco?

Our directory is full of vetted and experienced German tutors who look forward to teaching you this fascinating language. All you have to do is choose one who is a good fit for your interests. Each one of our top-rated teachers has unique skills that could be just what you need to reach your goals.

For instance, German teacher Sam G. has over 120 positive reviews from former students. She previously taught German courses at the University of Florida, and has experience with special needs students.

Valentina K. is another excellent option. She went to school in Germany and is a polyglot, not only fluent in German, but also English, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian and Romanian. She also has more than 70 positive reviews on her profile. These are just a few of the options you can choose from when searching for a German tutor at TakeLessons.

The Where and When of German Classes in San Francisco

There are many benefits to meeting in person with your German language teacher, whether at your home, theirs, or at a public location in the city. However, we also have a variety of qualified online tutors as well, allowing you to take German lessons wherever you feel most comfortable, as long as you have strong WiFi and a webcam.  

When it comes to scheduling lessons, you get to decide what time works best for your schedule. Our large database of teachers means that virtually any schedule can work. Even if you have unusual needs because of your job, one of our tutors - possibly from another time zone - will be able to help!

Next Steps for German Lessons in San Francisco

When you’re ready to learn German in San Francisco, you’ll want to start by picking up some notebooks and writing utensils (Gable’s Stationery is a local favorite in San Fran). Keeping track of new vocabulary words, or questions you may have for your teacher, is a great way to get the most out of your learning experience.

The San Francisco Public Library also has an abundance of German literature and learning materials. If you’d rather have something to keep, such as a German-English dictionary, check out City Lights Bookstore on Columbus Avenue. Your German tutor will provide recommendations for specific materials that will help you on your journey, too.

Once you have a notebook and flash cards, head out to one of the 220 parks in San Francisco for a beautiful setting to practice, such as Ocean Beach. Or connect with one of the many German language groups on Meetup to find other German enthusiasts.

If you're in the mood for some German cuisine, visit one of the many amazing German restaurants in San Francisco, like Suppenküche. Learning German in SF is an educational adventure you'll be glad you took. Start your journey at TakeLessons today!

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