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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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What a beautiful language German is! No wonder there's so many famous German poets, playwrites and composers! And actually German is also very much used in todays international business world! Whether you want to get better grades in school or you just want to be able to have a simple conversation on vacation or apply with a German company, as a native speaker I can help you reach your goals!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in t

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
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Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
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Jonathan B.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German
  • Music Theory from Temple University
  • Awarded CARAS Grant from Temple University Research Administration
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Jonathan B.

35 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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Ramon L.
great human beign.
Jim M.
The first class was very good. We covered a good amount of ground. There's only so much an instructor can do during a first class as the teacher and student get to know each other, however, so I'm looking forward to future classes to get deeper into the lessons
Ramon L.
very patient.
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Tatiana Z.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks English, Russian, German
  • M.A., Ph.D. from Moscow State Linguistic University
  • Teaching since 1995
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Tatiana Z.

46 Reviews
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If you are looking for a fun, flexible, and engaging tutor, I am perfect for you.

I provide a variety of activities so you will never get bored. For example, I will use fun warm up tasks, games, interactive conversational lessons, and quizzes. We will use authentic materials as well. All materials are provided. You will learn conversational skills, formal writing skills, and test taking strategies all in a fun manner.

This course is perfect for beginners to get a basic understanding after several weeks or for advanced speakers who want to brush up on their language skills.

About Tatiana

In Moscow I was a professor for 20 years, and I am currently a full-time tutor of ESL, German, Russian, and Italian. 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, an

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Erin Carll
I love learning from Tatiana! She is a great teacher—very knowledgeable, clear, and wonderful to work with.
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Emily H.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks German, French, Arabic
  • Linguistics from Freie Universität Berlin
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Emily H.

28 Reviews
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Guten Tag! I completed my master's degree in linguistics at the Free University of Berlin and spent a total of over four years in Germany. Whenever I speak with natives, they tell me that my German is excellent, practically without accent! I would love to help students who are just getting started with German or who are already moving into the conversational level. I also have a lot of great German language learning materials that could be incorporated into the lessons. Ich freue mich darauf mit Ihnen zu arbeiten! (I look forward to working with you!)

About Emily

Are you looking to brush up your English skills or try your hand at learning French or German? I would be delighted to help you find your way in navigating these tricky languages. Allow me to tell you about myself. I am a certified and experienced ESL teacher who has traveled the globe and shared

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Sofie R.
Emily is a great French teacher! My 9 year old daughter learned so much in the first lesson!
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Ivonne F.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Diplom Betriebswirt (Tax Law, Business) from Fachhochschule Frankfurt
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ivonne F.

22 Reviews
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Native speaking German tutor with experience teaching all ages. Well structured lessons designed to help you achieve your learning goals. Graduate of German Technical University specialized in Business and Tax Law.

- Standard German (Practice: reading, listening, writing and speaking. Develop every day language skills with an emphasis on grammar.)
Open to beginners and intermediate students.

- Conversational German (Utilizing modern texts from a variety of sources.)
Open to intermediate and advanced students.

- German for School Age Children
Open to beginners and to students with previous knowledge of German.

About Ivonne

Native speaking German tutor with experience teaching all ages. Well structured lessons designed to help you achieve your learning goals. Graduate of German Technical University specialized in Business and Tax Law. I began tutoring while attending university and discovered a new outlet. I find he

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Charles W.
Yvonne was wonderful. Right from the beginning she helped me brush up on my german which has become more than rusty. Looking forward to my lessons.
Obson Cesar
Ivonne is great at preparing lessons based on my needs and my pace. We work with a book, but she always has extra material which helps me to push the boundaries. She is always patient answering all the questions I have and repeating the same sentences as many times as I need. She is also very kind and flexible.
Ashleigh S.
THE BEST!!!
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Sam G.

160 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, German, English
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sam G.

160 Reviews
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I love all things German and my aim is to encourage my students to feel the same. I've been teaching German for 5 years. My students go from knowing no German to being able to hold conversations to eventually completing their grad studies in a German speaking country!

Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to introduce yourself and before you know it be a German whizz. I try to base my lessons around modern German pop culture typically using current events as inspiration. My lessons feature video links, audio, worksheets, textbooks, and more.

I offer different time options to suit your needs and am also happy to discuss group lessons if you wish to learn with your partner/family member/friend. Please reach out to discuss pricing options for those.

About Sam

Guten Tag, I'm Sam and use the pronouns she/her. I was born in England but have been living and teaching in the USA since 2014 where I studied for my MA in German Studies at the University of Florida. I began teaching with Takelessons in 2016 and never looked back! Last year I became a USA perman

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Jolinda
Sam is patient and very thorough and prepared for my sessions.
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"Wolfgang has a wealth of knowledge that he is able to teach in a simpler way to help me understand the language better. He goes at the pace I needed and stays on subject until I understand the topic. Highly recommend!!!"
Alex
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Our son truly enjoyed learning German with Wolfgang. "He creatively finds the way you learn and pinpoints that to make learning German a fun experience." He enjoyed learning about the culture (including food) and not just the language, as well as learning through games like "20 questions in German." He also appreciated Wolfgang's use of English examples to understand German when necessary. We will miss our time with Wolfgang"
Pat
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Wolfgang is a wonderful, tutor, teacher and mentor. For quite awhile I have wanted to learn to speak German. Wolfgang has and continues to guide me toward my goal.

Wolfgang is very patient, flexible and understanding. He has adapted his lessons to best fit my way of learning. This is no simple task in itself. But Wolfgang has found a method of teaching that goes well beyond words and phrases. It strengthens my understanding of the culture. This is critical to successfully comprehending any language.

Wolfgang is a true Linguist. His expertise is far-reaching, not just in syntax or morphology, but in the history from which the language is born. This knowledge is indispensable and cannot be found elsewhere."
Shane
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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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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"It has been practical and fun."
Marilyn
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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"She is a very patient and kind.
Happy with the choice we made!"
Danaia
Took German lessons from Cassandra B.
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"Great instructor, I'm noticing a lot of improvement with my German. Her teaching style is laid back and easy to follow. Thanks Judith!"
Hassan
Took German lessons from Judith S.
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"Kerstin is a fantastic teacher. She connected right away with my daughter Chloe who is 8 years old and immediately engaged and had her learning German after 1 lesson. She is punctual and professional. I highly recommend her."
Pamela
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"The past five months spent with Henry teaching me my second language has been worthwhile. My decision to choose him as my instructor has paid off exponentially. He immediately immerses you in the language and steadily increases your exposure as you gain proficiency. This is exactly what I was looking for in a teacher, someone to push and challenge me to learn but also there when I was having difficulty.

As someone who has zero experience with the German language he definitely provided the firm foundation I needed to confidently continue my studies alone. I have no doubt when the time comes for more lessons I will revert back to Henry.

Er ist ein sehr guter Lehrer!"
Blake
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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"Lisa really took the time in our first lesson to figure out where I'm at with the language and determine the best way for me to reach my goals."
Sam
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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