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Henry M.

22 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, German, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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Henry M.

22 Reviews
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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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Marilyn G.
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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Raluca B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Raluca B.

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About Raluca

MY PASSION FOR LANGUAGE I've dedicated my career to facilitating communication between people who are separated by the barriers of language. I have a passion for what I'm doing and I love seeing the look on my students faces when they start to comprehend and understand the material I'm teaching.

Tatiana Z.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks German, Russian, English
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Tatiana Z.

31 Reviews
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I am a professional teacher of German and I have many years of experience teaching German to different ages and levels. I taught at the university in Moscow.
If you are looking for a fun, flexible, easy to get along with tutor for either German or Russian I am perfect for you. I have been travelling to Germany, Austria, Switzerland for fun and as an interpreter. I have Goethe-Institute certificate which proves my qualifications. German is my biggest passion ever!

About Tatiana

I am a former German professor from Russia who currently lives in America and tutors full time now Russian and German. 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,

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Charles W.
I worked with Tatiana for several weeks in order to brush up on my german which I once knew quite well. Tatiana was a great help by assessing where I was and immediately putting together lessons that were perfect for me. I highly recommend her as a german teacher at any level.

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Vladimir G.
I am having a very dynamic and very immersive German experience. I enjoy it a lot!
CHELSEY
Tatiana is certainly one of the greatest teachers I have ever studied with. I am extremely grateful to have her as my mentor, and I my recommendations are high for anyone seeking a top-quality language-learning experience.

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Christina S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks German, French, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Christina S.

21 Reviews
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Hallo! As a native German speaker I have done all my studies in German and been teaching students of all age ranges for years.
I am an enthusiastic and fun teacher who customizes my lessons based on your goals, learning style and preferences.
My talent is to create connections now for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process.

About Christina

Raised in Switzerland I am a native German, French and English speaker. My talent is to create connections for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process. If you want a very experiences as well as creative tutor who is a native speaker as well as has taught stu

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My first lesson went very well. She listened to what I wanted and how I would like to learn. I feel motivated and have a nice variety of things to practice during the week.
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Makes it super fun 👍
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Jonathan B.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Music Theory from Temple University
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Jonathan B.

26 Reviews
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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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Erika
Jonathan is incredibly skilled, a great teacher, fun, and very patient with our gregarious and somewhat distracted 9-year old boy. He has creative, tailored teaching techniques, will try new things, but also keeps our son motivated and progressing. He responds perfectly and patiently to my son when he veers off task, and gets him back on task. We are absolutely thrilled and couldn't have found a better teacher.
Jackie G.
My son has special needs related to an anoxic brain injury. This can create frustration with simple things like learning a new chord that feels funny or is difficult to move your fingers to. He always checks in with us to see what concerns we have and then, helps us by offering suggestions on how to make something easier or less frustrating to learn. I think Jonathan does a good job of meeting us where we are. Jonathan is patient with both of us. Today, he talked to my son about practicing communicating so we can understand how to help him learn. He talked to me about it being ok to break away from the timing and to hit chords at the same time as my son so the song can come together.
Jackie G.
Jonathan is flexible and easy to work with. My son has some struggles as a result of an anoxic brain injury. Jonathan is very understanding and patient with my son. He has also helped me with advice and suggestions on how to work with my son. We love the spirit of the ukulele and the good vibes it has.

Viktor R.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, German
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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!

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Average Cost of German Lessons in Saratoga, CA

The average cost of 60-minute German lessons in Saratoga 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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"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."
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Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"Easy going and knowledgable"
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"I have tried several times in the past to learn the German Language and felt very frustrated with myself. Karin has given me the confidence and tools to not only learn the language but too also have fun while learning. I absolutely love her and have decided to go from 3 hours a week to 5 & 6. The best investment I could have ever made. Thank you, Karin."
Dena
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"Erol was the best teacher I've ever had. He does everything possible for you to understand, learn, and retain. Amazing."
David
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."
Katina
Took German lessons from Madleine P.
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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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"I really enjoy my tutor sessions with Valentia. She is patient and knowledgeable. She is very quick to understand what I need help with."
Laurie
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Karin is a great teacher that really tries to do her best for her students."
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Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"Great lesson. Very helpful."
Trish
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"I had a college language placement exam looming, so I signed up for 10 lessons with Susan to help me review and prep for the exam. I ended up testing out of two semesters of college-level German, which was even better than I had hoped for! I couldn't have done it without Susan. She was fantastic at explaining the tricky subjects, like accusative vs. dative cases, and helped me rigorously review all of the material. Plus, learning with her was fun, and I looked forward to the lesson every week."
Rachel
Took German lessons from Susan G.
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