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Trevor H.

El Cajon, CA
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Sheila S.

Woodland Hills, CA
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Miami, FL
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Trevor H.

El Cajon, CA

Tutoring in beginner to intermediate German. Focus on conversation.

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Dan F. March 25, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
had a great first lesson
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Cooper W. November 15, 2015
Drum · In home
Verified Student
Looking forward to the next one!
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Bobby O. July 11, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Trevor is an amazing teacher. He is one of the best teachers I have come across for music, and I've had several. He has a near encyclopedic knowledge on almost all things music from composition to theory with a genuine interest in the material as well as teaching it. He is extremely patient, friendly, and kind of a nerd on several fronts, in the best, most awesome way possible I mean. If you want a truly comprehensive understanding of music from someone who knows what he is talking about and is fun to learn from, I'd say go with Trevor.
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Sheila S.

Woodland Hills, CA

I've been teaching German for 2 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to speak in simple conversations and as time goes on you'll be able to use German grammar. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

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Mauricio A. March 8, 2016
German · Online
Verified Student
Great Teacher!
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Emi Moon March 3, 2016
Singing · In home
Verified Student
She is very good!!! I am looking forward to taking next lesson!
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Chloe K. November 19, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Sheila is very nice, very knowledgable, experienced... I'm very pleased to have my 9 year old working with her.
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Karin N.

Miami, FL

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.

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Edith March 30, 2016
German · Online
Karin does a great job engaging the student. She provides a wide array of materials and customizes it for the lesson. Lots of conversation but also other, varied approaches to learning and solidifying the material. Highly recommended!
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Peter March 30, 2016
German · Online
Karin is extremely professional and started working immediately with me on a plan for improving my German. I'm very pleased with the first lesson and looking forward to many more successful lessons.
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Nicole March 30, 2016
German · In home
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!

Jonathan B.

State College, PA
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Cornelia B.

Berkeley, CA
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Christina S.

Las Vegas, NV
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Jonathan B.

State College, PA

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.

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Jennifer March 24, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
My son responded very well to his techniques and his teaching ability speaks for itself.
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Luting L. October 8, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Never really took a singing lesson with a professional teacher, Taking lesson with Jonathan makes me feel more enthusiastic and inspired to really improve my singing skills
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Sean June 29, 2015
Singing · In studio
Jonathan is younger than I expected, but his knowledge of and passion for music is undeniable. I would venture a guess that he's a musical genius. He has a phenomenal voice that he's obviously spent a lot of time developing. More importantly, he has classical voice training and knows how to teach effective techniques. Before I took lessons with him, I didn't realize that I'm perfectly capable of hitting a high C because I didn't know how to sing properly. Jonathan was a great help and I would highly recommend him.
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Cornelia B.

Berkeley, CA

Total imersion into conversation

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Kendall S. April 27, 2016
German · Online
Verified Student
Excellent!
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Enrique A. November 22, 2015
German · In studio
Verified Student
I so happy taking my first class with Cornelia ! she is so great
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Christina S.

Las Vegas, NV

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.

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Paige V. July 9, 2016
French · Online
Verified Student
Christina is fantastic!! She uses multiple learning avenues to teach and is very patient. I have such fun learning with her.

Paige
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Tara Stein June 30, 2016
French · Online
Verified Student
Very knowledgable instructor; fun and encouraging lesson.
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Danielle S. June 28, 2016
German · Online
Verified Student
Christina is a wonderful teacher. She is very observant and really wants to help you learn!

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