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Erol G.

122 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Awarded Doctor of Philosophy from Trident University International
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Erol G.

122 Reviews
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My emphasis is on a dialogue-driven media-enriched, and comparative introduction for the language to draw out a common ground and familiarize possibly daunting differences. I use a customized curriculum addressing frequently requested topics, as family, travel, outdoor, seasons, and custom themes for an optimal lesson experience.
For example, students have favorably reviewed my unique usage of audio monitoring software during online lessons to help approximate accent issues between different languages. Students obtain a repository of audio files to complement each lesson. My multimedia approach that coordinates sound, visual, and online resource, as Easy German and Google Earth, turns German into a good choice for a second or additional language.
I grew up bilingual English and German, attending an international school from a very young age. I attended, also, a German public secondary school, where I earned a diploma, and I completed German credits at the college level. Therefore, ...

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***ADDRESSES WITHIN REMOTE AREAS (no public transit or bicycle access) DIFFICULT TO SERVICE PHYSICALLY. Lesson cancellations and schedule changes need to be submitted through Takelessons.com student website, relieve busy teacher from multiple informal requests*** My style and attitude toward tea

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Sophia
Erol is thorough and has a really strong method that works. Real value for money, thanks!
Martin N.
2nd meeting much better. I have a lot to learn. Thanks for your patience. The process is much clearer now
Martin N.
I am not sure how I did. The process of using voice is ok but it seems like using this process may take some time to get use to. I still have not received the review information and it's difficult to practice pronouncing the words. Babbel seems to work better with the practice audios etc
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Karin N.

72 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks Swiss German, English, Italian, French, German, Spanish
  • Certified Medical Assistant from Woodtli School Zurich
  • Awarded Honorary Evening School from Limania
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Karin N.

72 Reviews
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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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Lisa
Karin is a fantastic teacher! She will go at your pace with no judgement or pressure and is flexible with lessons. She’s friendly and knowledgeable and can answer almost any question you have. Highly recommend!
David M.
Karin is a talented and amazing teacher. I highly recommend for anyone looking to learn or perfect German or Swiss German!
Davi
Karin is an incredible and amazing tutor! She is so kind, patient, respectful, caring, accommodating, compassionate, knows how to teach students with different learning styles and levels and she is everything one hopes and wants for in a great tutor! There is so much more I can write positively about Karin and I would run out of room! I look forward to our sessions together and feel that I learn more and more each time we meet and also over the week as I do some homework and that helps as well and Karin helps me to know what I should work on for the week with homework and the way she does it really helps me to not feel overwhelmed and she helps me to feel good about it and myself! I HIGHLY recommend Karin for tutoring!
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Verena Y.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Verena Y.

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Hello my name is Verena!

I am a German native speaker and currently teaching German at a Language Center in Orlando. I believe in the method of "Learning by doing" which means that I engage my students to actively use the new language, learn in a natural way using real life objects and creating real life situation.

I have a post graduate degree from a German University and worked for several years as a teacher in educational science and was additionally responsible for the supervision of Bachelor and Master Theses in German language.

On these grounds, I am ideally educated to help you with your verbal and written skills in German language. If you just want to be able to have social talks, ask for direction, order food, or if you are interested in intensive language skills - I am here to help you!

About Verena

Hello my name is Verena! I am a German native speaker and currently teaching German at a language center in Orlando. I believe in the method of "Learning by doing" which means that I engage my students to actively use the new language, learn in a natural way using real life objects and creating

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Aodhfionn D.
Verena teaches our two children. She keeps them engaged and learning fun. So happy to have her.
Jose F.
This was my first lesson with Verena. I thoroughly enjoyed it, she answered all my questions that I had in the class. She was able to cater to my focus on learning both the grammar and the speaking of German. She is also very great to interact with. She is an awesome teacher! Cannot wait for the next lesson. I would recommend her.
Bob
First lesson complete! - I believe Verena will be a perfect instructor for me.

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Tatiana Z.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks German, Russian, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • M.A., Ph.D. from Moscow State Linguistic University
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Tatiana Z.

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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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Robert
I have been studying German with Tatiana for several months and it has been a wonderful experience. After our initial conversation, I knew that I had found the right teacher. Tatiana's lessons are always interesting and enjoyable. Our lessons are conducted entirely in German and Tatiana is able to explain complex ideas and topics in ways that teach and challenge me at the same time. Since I am an advanced learner, we also spend time reviewing grammar, working on increasing vocabulary, and reading texts. Every week my fluency increases.

Tatiana is knowledgeable, patient, and an excellent teacher. I would recommend her to anyone who is trying to learn and/or improve their German. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student, Tatiana is the teacher for you. I give her my highest recommendation.
Karina
Tatiana is amazing! I really would never trade her for the world. She is patient, nonjudgmental, knowledgeable, thorough, clear, and just overall great. If it weren’t for her I would’ve quit a long time ago. I highly recommend her. You won’t be disappointed. Danke schön Tatiana!!
Annabel J.
I've been studying Russian with Tatiana for close to six months now at two lessons per week. From the very beginning, it's been an immensely fruitful and deeply enjoyable experience -- I feel my progress in the language is palpable (and I was a total beginner at 23). Our lessons are fun, and the homework assignments (most often, textbook exercises and reading responses to Russian-language films) challenging (though never to the point of being stressful). A huge bonus is that our textbook is online and free. I've been deliriously happy with my experience, and cannot recommend Tatiana enough. 
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Susanna D.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Susanna D.

7 Reviews
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I am an experienced native speaking German tutor who has been teaching students of all ages and levels. I am a certified Montessori Teacher. I believe in gently guiding, supporting, encouraging but also challenging my students. I love to share many fun facts , i.e. hilarious literal translations, as well as cultural and historical background of Germany. This will give my student a well balanced foundation, he /she will really experience the language, get a “real feel” for it! I customize my curriculum to my students needs, wishes and goals. After a few lessons my students can speak easy sentences and phrases in German already, they will understand even more and will use their newly acquired skills continuously. I strongly stress speaking in my native language to my students from an early point on. It is very important to me to make the language learning a pleasant and enjoyable experience! There shall be lots of laughter! However diligent work and great effort is necessary

About Susanna

Guten Tag! I was born and raised in Munich, Germany. I am fluent in German and English. I moved to the United States over 30 years ago with my family. I worked as a chief flight attendant for Lufthansa Airlines for many years. When I became a mother I earned my certification as a Montessor

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Eugen S.
It was fun and i got to learn
Sarah W.
Susi is cheerful and so helpful! I really look forward to learning and laughing with her!
Marie M.
Susanna is so much fun and is very in tune with my goals for learning German. She explains very clearly how to pronounce some of the unusual sounds we English speakers struggle with! I am looking forward to improving my German with Susanna as my teacher!
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Henry M.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded Emmy from Academy of Motion Pictures Television Arts and Sciences
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Henry M.

31 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 adjusted to our situation today and he motivated without pushing, He is very knowledgeable and made our learning fun.
Marilyn G.
We experienced helpful guidance in learning new concepts. His breadth of knowledge in so many areas is motivating and fun.

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The average cost of 60-minute German lessons in Joliet is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $134 per hour.
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"Tatiana is a wonderful teacher. I look forward to our next lesson."
Mehrnaz
Took German lessons from Tatiana Z.
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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."
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"Fantastic first class!"
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"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."
Evan
Took German lessons from Viktor R.
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"Simply amazing! Not only did Lisa exceed my expectations with helping to achieve my goals, but she took it a step further by developing my German to be more well-rounded. I can't thank her enough!"
Blake
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"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."
Kurleigh
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"We have been working with Wolfgang for about five weeks now. He is always very well-prepared for each lesson, with a clear goal in mind. He does a great job of adding humor to keep my nine year old son engaged in this new and not always easy language! I chose Wolfgang because German is his mother-tongue and he has extensive teaching experience with a range of ages. I have not been disappointed- he pays careful attention to cultivating accent, which is important and the best part of having a native speaker for a teacher."
Eliot
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Patient, thorough and punctual. I highly recommend Erol!"
Daniel
Took German lessons from Erol G.
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"Fairly good instructor. Used so many tools to track progress using voice software to improve pronunciation"
Mudit
Took German lessons from Erol G.
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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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