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Jonathan B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan B.

18 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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Reagan
He took the time to start at my daughter’s level but also to push her to improve as well! He gave good constructive criticism and homework for her to improve faster!
Glenn
Jonathan is great. Very professional and able to work with students of all levels. Focused but flexible. Highly recommended.
Joanna K.
Jonathan cares deeply about his craft. He has taught me how to be a better guitarist. I also have observed him teach many students, including some with disabilities. He tailors his teaching to the student he is working with, and he makes music fun!

Naomi N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Lingala, English, German
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Naomi N.

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I am originally from Germany. Born and raised. I also took Honors German courses in High School. Now that I am in College, I try to make extra bucks on the side. I am a fun, enjoyable and great teacher. Don’t hesitate! Get your great German lessons with me :)

About Naomi

If you’re looking for a great German Teacher, you’ve approached the right person. I am a natural charismatic german teacher. With me you’ll ace your German class, or even if you just want to improve your german. I am the right person for you. I know the German language and anything there is to know

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Susanna D.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Susanna D.

6 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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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!
Jim A.
Kind, professional, understanding and very experienced and knowledgable. A pleasure to learn from. I just wish that Ms. Dachs was not as busy as she is. However, it's understandable as to why with her knowledge and qualifications.

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Karin N.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Swiss German, English, Italian, French, German, Spanish
  • Awarded Honorary Evening School from Limania
  • Certified Medical Assistant from Woodtli School Zurich
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Karin N.

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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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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.
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!
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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Marcel M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks German, English, High German
  • Marketing & Business Administration from Hanover
  • Awarded Several Awards as a lead actor in films from several
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Marcel M.

19 Reviews
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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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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
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.
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.

Viktor R.

1 Review
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Starting at $42
  • 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 enth

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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 McHenry, IL

The average cost of 60-minute German lessons in McHenry is $58. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $90 per hour.
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"Karin is truly the best German instructor ever. The most important thing to me is that Karin helps me feel comfortable and confident in at not only reading and understanding German, but also speaking German. I am encouraged and helped at just the right level so I really know that I am learning how to read, write, and speak German in a German speaking country. But there are so many other things as well. The materials she uses are excellent. I get a copy of all the things she types during out on line learning sessions which helps me really learn and remember the German in the lesson. Karin has also sent me other materials such as useful phrases that I could use in situations in another country such as how to order and pay for food in a restaurant, how to tell the clerk what you want when reserving a hotel room, etc. In addition, I can always email Karin if I have a question or concern and Karin responds very quickly. At first, I was concerned that on-line lessons would not be as effective as a classroom lesson face to face. Karin immediately made me feel comfortable learning on line. Now I feel that I am getting more attention and personal one-on-one help more than I would ever get in a classroom. Karin is a really great German teacher."
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Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"We had a great experience and our son loved Angela!
Angela had a very nice way to always motivate Eric even when doing extra German lessons after a long school day! Thanks for all the support Angela"
- Birgit and Stefan
Took German lessons from Angela S.
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"Sussana did a great job with my daughter!!!"
- Gabriella
Took German lessons from Susanna D.
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"Great first lesson! Tatiana made me feel very comfortable and moved at my pace, which I really appreciated! Looking forward to my next one."
- Chrystine
Took German lessons from Tatiana Z.
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"Susi is very pleasant to work with. She is very patient, and makes learning fun. My pronunciation is much better, thanks to Susi. I would highly recommend her to anyone interested in learning and improving language skills."
- John
Took German lessons from Susanna D.
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"Super!"
- Chris
Took German lessons from Barbara S.
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"Karin is great! I spent some time on my own doing a little German. She came on time and prepared for the lesson and did a great job at explaining sentence structures as well as pronunciation. I'm excited for our next lesson!"
- Nicole
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"Valentina is patient and encouraging. She takes time to understand what your goals are, so she can help you achieve them."
- Susan
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Wolfgang is extremely knowledgeable and intelligent. He has an effective teaching style and will happily clarify questions along the way. He has done a great job assessing my current ability and guiding me forward towards accurate application of the German language. He is reliable and offers praise and encouragement consistently. I have truly enjoyed my German lessons with Wolfgang and appreciate his warmth, patience and expertise!"
- Jolita
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"After just one lesson I can tell Tatiana is going to be a wonderful teacher. I can't wait until the next lesson!"
- Christopher
Took German lessons from Tatiana Z.
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