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Emily H.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks German, Arabic, French
  • Linguistics from Freie Universität Berlin
  • Teaching since 2010
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Emily H.

26 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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Emily is very knowledgeable about the roots of languages. Her expertise in linguistics has really helped me to understand concepts I previously had a hard time with. She is super patient with me and I am very happy to have her as my tutor!
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Christina S.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, French, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Bachelors of Science in Psychology & Special Needs Education from Heilpädagogisches Seminar Zürich
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Christina S.

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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 stud

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Trinidad
We’ve only had 3 lessons so far but Christina is a very good instructor. She has given me a number of helpful resources and is very encouraging. She develops a teaching plan that is suitable to my needs. I look forward to more classes with her.
Kalpana R.
My son is having a great time learning German with Christina.
Hannah
Really nice & genuine person. She made sure we had fun and I understood what we were talking about. She makes you very excited to show her what you learned in between lessons because she makes sure you know she’s proud of you
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Judith S.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Judith S.

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Would you like to prepare for your next vacation? Do you need to learn German for your new job, or do you just want to improve your skills you've learned in school?

As a native German I can teach you German on a high level! The best way to do that is starting with a simple conversation. Learning through talking, gestures and pictures is the most natural and easy way to be successful in a new language!

As I'm from Hanover I speak the cleanest German with no accent at all! My knowledge of grammar and syntax will help you to learn the 'correct' German!

About Judith

Hi there! I am Judith, a professional Pop/Rock/Jazz singer and pianist. In 2009 I've got my Master's degree in Popular Music Voice Education at the University of Music & Drama in Hanover, Germany, and for more than 10 years I've worked as a voice instructor and freelance singer/pianist in Germany

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John
I’ve worked with Judith for a few years now and she does a great job working with my goals for learning German. She is very patient and flexible with our learning and lessons!
ELSA
Judith is wonderful! All the issues I've had with my voice and singing for years, she addressed with pinpoint accuracy and expert instruction to help me correct them; even the things I didn't know how to explain! She has a great ear and a wealth of practical knowledge to share. After my first month of lessons, my singing is so much better! She is so kind and non-judgmental, and fun to work with, too. With Judith's help and encouragement, I'm hitting notes and singing songs I didn't think I had the range for and turning my good voice into a great voice. Thank you so much, Judith!
Jason
Excellent instruction and great personality! Highly recommend Judith!
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Henry M.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • 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 adjusted to our situation today and he motivated without pushing, He is very knowledgeable and made our learning fun.
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
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Chrissy S.

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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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Excellent teacher.
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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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Wolfgang S.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks MA), German (native speaker, French, Russian, Spanish, English (MA)
  • MA English/ESL/EFL from Humboldt University Berlin (Germany)
  • Awarded Oberstudienrat (Senior Study Counsel) from Magistrat von Berlin (Germany), Abteilung Volksbildung
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Wolfgang S.

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What is my approach? First of all, I listen carefully, very carefully. I believe it is important for an excellent job to know precisely what my client wants to accomplish. Understanding this is the prerequisite to give good advice, guidance and then, of course, a plan, a kind of strategy to follow in order to reach these goals. There will be a permanent interaction between my client and myself to monitor the progress, eventually speed up the tempo or, if necessary, to slow down.
There is no dogma; there is only one main criterion: success.

About Wolfgang

My specialization is to prepare individuals for rigorous tests like the SAT I and II – German, AP German (Advanced Placement Test), and for the challenging German language admission test at universities in Germany. I spent two decades of my professional life teaching English in Germany, authoring

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Alex
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!!!
Kurleigh
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.
Patric
Wolfgang is an excellent teacher and more importantly a great resource! He takes his time and quickly determines the best learning techniques (and also the pace) for his students. I have always dreamed of being able to speak a second language and with the help from Wolfgang, I can speak with native speakers, read in the language and even use it in my professional setting. Wolfgang truly has taught me far more than the basics and more importantly keeps me motivated for more!

Wolfgang is not only extremely knowledgeable of the German language in its grammatical form, but also the culture, the usage of the language, and the history of the language as well. He will no doubt give you the most in depth explanations for any questions you may have and will also do it without making you feel ashamed for asking! His lessons are fun, intuitive, and extremely helpful.

I highly recommend Wolfgang for your language learning goals! He is always punctual, always prepared, and answers any questions you may have, no matter how many times he has to explain it! Please give him a chance, he is a wealth of knowledge, makes his lessons fun, and I promise you will not regret it!!

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The average cost of 60-minute German lessons in Shabbona is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $80 per hour.
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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 was top notch. He understood and catered to both my learning needs and my chaotic schedule. His knowledge of the German language and its history only exists from a native speaker, and his skill with instruction only comes from decades of experience. Lessons were always informative and fun!"
Colin
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Judith is very good at what she does and I would totally recommend her to anyone who is looking for a kind and dedicated tutor."
Sandy
Took German lessons from Judith S.
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"If you are looking for a caring, friendly and very experienced learning facilitator in the German language and culture, then you need look no further than Wolfgang Soldan. Mr. Soldan was my instructor in a conversational German class at the former UTB Language Institute in Brownsville. I liked him as a teacher so much that I later sought him out for additional private lessons, which he provided to me in his home at a very reasonable price. I was very impressed with Mr. Soldan in both situations. Mr. Soldan was always extremely well prepared. He challenged me with a variety of interesting and fun learning activities. He tailored the lessons to my level of experience. He was even reasonably available for additional assistance outside of our arranged meetings. With a lifelong passion for teaching and the arts, Mr. Soldan has also accumulated a wealth of knowledge about additional learning resources to supplement your individual experience. Mr. Soldan built on my existing level of German and left me with a stronger foundation as well as desire to continue my studies. Mr. Soldan has my highest recommendation to provide you with a superior learning experience that will be well worth your time and money. You will be in good hands with Mr. Soldan. Contact him now!"
Brian
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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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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"Er wahr sehr gut Heute. Ich lerne schnell.

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He is doing very well today. I learn quickly."
AnnMarie
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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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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"Kerstin has been teaching German to both my kids for the past several years. Their grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation has improved dramatically. Kerstin has done a tremendous job tailoring her lessons to the different needs and learning preferences my children who very much appreciated this tailored approach. Most recently, Kerstin helped to prepare my oldest daughter for her German SAT subject test with outstanding results. I can highly recommend her."
Kristina
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"Wolfgang did a great job assessing my prior knowledge of German and gave clear instruction on his objectives. He has a wonderful sense of humor and is patient and knowledgeable. So far so good!"
Jolita
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Excellent instruction and great personality! Highly recommend Judith!"
Jason
Took German lessons from Judith S.
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