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Henry M.

22 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, German, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Emmy from Academy of Motion Pictures Television Arts and Sciences
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Henry M.

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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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Henry is helpful, encouraging and also challenging. He is aware of our abilities. At the beginning we found the course book difficult, but as we continued we grew to enjoy it.
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Edward L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, Spanish, Russian, German, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Edward L.

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German is my favorite language and is the one that I have studied the most during my years of college. As a self studier, I have perfected the skills of ensuring a student to be extremely productive during his or her own time. I am fluent in Mandarin and proficient in French and Russian. I have published a book documenting all the tips and strategies I've inherited on my own. Since German is not my native tongue, I know how to teach it from a technical point of view, rather from feeling. I'm a 19 y/o attending Pepperdine University pursuing a Mechanical Engineering major. Languages is my hobby and it should be yours too!

About Edward

Engineering Major and have lived in three continents. I grew up speaking Mandarin and English, and my grandparents spoke Russian with me when I lived in China as a child. I grew up to be a strong language learner, being able to converse in about 8 languages. I have lived a year in Switzerla

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He was very patient and helpful. My son loved his first lesson with him!
Aruna N.
Really fun! I learned a lot on my first lesson!!

Diane C.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French, German
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Diane C.

18 Reviews
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Using books and online materials, I guide students through grammatical rules, vocabulary and pronunciation, using cultural examples as illustration.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I am always ready to go above and beyond the basic lesson. I try to make learning a language fun and alive, through news, stories, and songs. My method is to provide basics for beginners, and then mix grammar,

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Wendy B.
Diane has a great French accent and shares her teaching skills effectively. I would highly recommend her for all levels. We have read books and seen movies in French. Her world view and experience adds a lot. Vraiment!
Pierce
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.
Don H.
Once again, Diane has proven an exceptionally effective French instructor. She is conversant in American idioms and offers the French equivalents with ease. I am in awe of her ability to motivate and instruct.

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Viktor R.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, German
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Applied Intercultural Linguistics (B.A.) from University of Augsburg, Germany
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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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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!
James
Viktor is the best! Would definitely recommend for any language instruction needs.
Jakob
If you get a chance to learn with Viktor you can consider yourself very lucky! He tought me spanish for over a year before I went to Colombia and it was thanks to his help that I could get a good grip of the language so fast and am now fluent. What I found so special about him was the incredible combination of knowledge, teaching skills and personal warmth. In other words: You will learn a lot, in a very eficient manner and gain a friend at the same time! Thank´s a lot Viktor it was absolutely great to learn with you, I hope to see you soon!

Diane C.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, Duala, English, French, German
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Diane C.

18 Reviews
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Using books and online materials, I guide students through grammatical rules, vocabulary and pronunciation, using cultural examples as illustration.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! I teach several languages: French, German, and English for non-native English speakers. I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I always go above and beyond the basic lesson, with follow up between lessons. I try to make learning a language fun and alive

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Wendy B.
Diane has a great French accent and shares her teaching skills effectively. I would highly recommend her for all levels. We have read books and seen movies in French. Her world view and experience adds a lot. Vraiment!
Pierce
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.
Don H.
Once again, Diane has proven an exceptionally effective French instructor. She is conversant in American idioms and offers the French equivalents with ease. I am in awe of her ability to motivate and instruct.

Jessi M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Swiss-German, German, French
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Economist from Swiss Uni
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Jessi M.

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Hi i am a German Speaking Coach, you need to speak to learn and that is fun. I'm Swiss and Speak Swiss-German, German and French.

Let me know how I can help you ;)
Happy to hear soon from you.

About Jessi

Hi I m Jessi, Speaking Coach I am from Switzerland and speak German, Swiss-German and French. I teach since many years. The main focus is Speaking as this is the most important to learn a language. You can practice with me, the best is to do a daily or every two days for 30min. ;) Happy to

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I've greatly enjoyed my lessons with Jessi so far. She's been adaptable and receptive towards feedback, and approaches each lesson with enthusiasm. As a native speaker, her French is excellent and she's a great tutor to have. Highly recommend.

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Average Cost of German Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute German lessons in San Jose is $47. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $42 and $50 per hour.
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"Great lesson on the Dative case and how it can look in different sentences or and ways of being phrased, and the underlying theory of how it works. Learned new words and went over some dialogues. Erol is very professional, and his method is descriptive and calming. I appreciate he speaks in German and switches only when I need help understanding, because it helps train my listening skills. Looking forward the the next lesson."
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"Karin and I clicked immediately. For an older student like me, she understood my needs for learning."
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Took German lessons from Erol G.
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"I have had one lesson with Madleine so far and I can already tell that I am going to learn a lot from her. She is very patient and eager to accommodate my learning needs. It also helps that she is a native speaker! I highly recommend studying German with Madleine."
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Took German lessons from Madleine P.
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"Tatiana is a great instructor. She created a plan best-suited to my ability level, and has been very patient and encouraging throughout. I would recommend her to anyone looking to learn German at any level."
Silvia
Took German lessons from Tatiana Z.
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"Most highly recommended! I found Wolfgang to be an excellent German instructor for me. As a mature (50+) professional I was looking for a native German with perfect mastery of English and impeccable teaching credentials. Wolfgang fit that description perfectly. He tailored the lessons to my needs and made them fun. Along with the excellent language lessons, I really enjoyed his stories about life in Germany, and especially his hometown of Berlin. Thanks to Wolfgang I am much farther along my journey of learning to speak German."
Duane
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Karin is wonderful! She is patient and thorough. She customizes the lessons based on your needs and skill set. Thank you!"
Catherine
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"Chrissy is an excellent teacher! She is patient, flexible, kind, encouraging and FUN. I'm so glad to have found Take lessons and Chrissy 😊"
Chava Bahle
Took German lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Valentina was quite helpful reviewing things I had forgotten, pronunciation and cases. I will definitely take more lessons with her. Great tutor with individualized lessons."
Kaidan
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"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!"
Laura
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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