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Paul S.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul S.

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I first started learning German due to a serendipitous move to Oklahoma following my junior year of high school. I have since really grown to love the German language and ended up getting a BA in German Studies (jointly with a BA in Spanish). I really love German literature, whether it's Goethe or Michael Ende, and I really enjoy Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Händel, and also Lieder (Shubert's "Erlkönig" being my favorite). I am also a huge fan of Die Prinzen. I consider myself an expert in grammar-related topics (including verb conjugation, cases, Konjunktiv I and II, etc.) but am also willing to teach vocabulary, pronunciation, and other topics.

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I hail from Walla Walla, Washington, home of the "famous" sweet onions. I can't begin to express how much I love languages!! I have studied 8 so far (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, and Dutch) and I teach 5 (Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Japanese), and

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Rebecca
Great instructor, very personable and teaches at a good pace. I highly recommend Paul!
kevin
Very nice lesson.
Alexandre G.
Since I'm absolute beginner in Japanese, I found Paul to be the perfect fit for me. If you are young or adult (me) I would highly recommend taking classes with Paul at least for your beginning classes. I'm sure he would be the perfect fit for you too.

Raluca B.

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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Raluca B.

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MY PASSION FOR LANGUAGE I've dedicated my career to facilitating communication between people who are separated by the barriers of language. I have a passion for what I'm doing and I love seeing the look on my students faces when they start to comprehend and understand the material I'm teaching.

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suzi
Not only am I glad she is my tutor due to her level of expertise, but her broad knowledge and teaching skill are excellent. I look forward to my lessons because I know I'll have a good learning experience and I always learn something new. She makes me try to excel at German and to study almost every day. I soon hope to use her teachings to read German scientific papers and I can't wait...Suzzette Solano
Analiz
aluca is doing a magnificent job as tutor with my 8 year old daughter. Her patience and enthusiasm helped my daughter get the confidence and know-how needed to be successful as student . Thank you Raluca! Analiz
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Emily M.

1 Review
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Emily M.

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I grew up speaking German and have C1 certified fluency.

I have taught German at the Kindergarten level in immersion schools in the U.S., and worked as a German tutor and proofreader at Wellesley College. I now teach ESL to Austrian students through Fulbright, and often teach in German to explain activities and exercises.

I have a range of experience with different learners, though I enjoy working with advanced speakers in conversation and discussing texts in German. I could even work with students to learn some of the basics of Austrian Dialect.

I hope to work with you!

About Emily

I grew up speaking German at a bilingual grade school in the U.S. and have been studying the language ever since. I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in German Language and Literature from Wellesley College in 2018 and also spent a year in Berlin writing and researching my thesis about the mural

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Laura
Emily is incredible. She has a ton of experience and honestly probably taught me more about German history and culture in one day than a year of high school classes ever did. She always finds a way to make the subject matter interesting. You will not find a better teacher out there. Highly recommend!

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Karin N.

69 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Swiss German, English, Italian, French, German, Spanish
  • Awarded Honorary Evening School from Limania
  • Teaches students 3 to 87
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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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Lisa
Great first lesson’ looking forward to more!
Robert H.
Karin makes the learning fun. So I'm moving along with goals very nicely.
Robert
The class was great.

Karin was able to quickly find out what I was interested in learning and we began to immediately to focus on this.

The way the she taught made it easy for me to learn, All in all it was a great first class. I'm looking forward to my next classes.
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Alex B.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Renaissance Award from TSU- Theatre Department
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alex B.

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Hallo liebe Studenten! Wilkommen ins Deutch Klasse! Welcome students! My name is Alex Boyt and I am a theatre artist so in addition to teaching acting classes, I teach german as well! I studied german for 3 years in high school, and another 3 years in between and at my undergrad. A good friend of mine in high school moved to my school from Germany and some of his family members only spoke german so I learned a lot more just through being around native speakers. I am conversationally fluent and have a strong foundation when it comes to grammar, sentence structure, and verb conjugation. Please let me know if you have any questions, I look forward to hearing from you soon!

About Alex

Hello! My name is Alex Boyt and I am an energetic, enthusiastic, and sassy theatre artist looking for students seeking a challenging and rewarding experience in artistic growth. If that sounds like you I would love to have you join my studio! I also teach beginning German if that is something that

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Tracy
Very personable and pleasant! I am enjoying Alex’s teachings and help!
Alson P.
Alex made me feel instantly comfortable! Looking forward to next weeks lesson!
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Mac M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German
  • Master from Business School Germany
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mac M.

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I am native German and teach happy and successful students for a long time.

I can't really talk too much about how other teachers work, and also don't want to. But I know I have and always had many happy and successful students. From kids, adults, professionals, hobbyists to people who retired and finally have time to fulfill a life goal.

I have quite a few students who have German in school and it is a pleasure to see how they improve since there is mostly not really the time at all to go over details in school and my experience is that most students who don't have native parents, need simply help in order to succeed and get good grades.

About Mac

Hello Students, Parents, Grandparents and all the other happy people. :) Just send me a message if you are interested in taking lessons and we go from there and figure out what goals you have and how we can take it from there. I teach kids (my youngest was 4 years old when we started), adults, pr

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Jeff
Marcel is an extremely capable German tutor. He has an extensive understanding of German and will out of his way to help you learn.
Friederike
I take lessons from Marcel for about 5 years now. We started with Accordion and I asked him later if he could teach me German as well. I knew he would teach German. No I am taking 3 hours accordion and mostly 2-3 hours German on the weekends and I am loving it.

I can truly say he is one of the best teachers / tutors out there. He is not only super patient but puts so much heart and passion into the lessons.

I know he is mostly super busy but if you have the chance to take lessons with him, I would say GO FOR IT! :)

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Average Cost of German Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute German lessons in New York is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $117 per hour.
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$78 average
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$75 average

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"We really love our lessons with Kerstin. She is terrific."
Illia
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"Lessons with Wolfgang S. are always a pleasure. He is highly professional, friendly, and tailored all my lessons exactly to fit my needs and interests. He quickly pinpoints any areas that need help, and offers gentle corrections and suggestions to improve. His teaching methods are always interesting, varied, and fun. I learned a lot not only about grammar and vocabulary, but about German culture, and nuances and history of the language that can only be learned from a native speaker with his teaching experience. His explanations to questions are clear and thorough, and he made sure I understood before moving on. He adjusted the pace to my skills and needs without any pressure. I have definitely improved in all areas since taking lessons with him."
Cindy
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Very friendly and comfortable immediately. Warm and encouraging. I look forward to more lessons with her."
Jane
Took German lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Erol is a fantastic German teacher! He has worked with my 13 year old daughter for a few months now and I am always impressed by the lessons. He has a system that can playback speech so my daughter can hear her pronunciation and work on her accent. Erol is well organized and does a excellent job changing the curriculum to fit any age."
Morgan
Took German lessons from Erol G.
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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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"I studied German with Erol for a little over a year while I was living in LA. It was a great experience. At the time I could barely speak a word of German, but our weekly meetings very quickly started to give me confidence. In our sessions, we tried numerous methods: we read children's books, made small talk, and eventually discussed German literature. During our time together, Errol was uncommonly patient, generous with his time, and flexible about scheduling. My experience having been so positive, I'd recommend him as a tutor to anyone hoping to improve their knowledge of spoken and/or written German."
James
Took German lessons from Erol G.
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"Christina was very friendly and patient - I had some technical difficulties but she was really nice about it. She made me feel very comfortable and I look forward for our next session."
Araceli
Took German lessons from Christina S.
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"Christina is an excellent instructor. She is very thorough and easy to work with making lessons very enjoyable ."
Bob
Took German lessons from Christina S.
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"Henry is helpful, encouraging and also challenging. He is aware of our abilities. At the beginning we found the course book difficult, but as we continued we grew to enjoy it."
Marilyn
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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"Our time and resources were valued by Chrissy. She was punctual and very quickly assessed our son's strengths and challenges. Her rapport and ability to help our son delve into his own understanding to find the correct answer, rather than providing the correct responses herself, was refreshing; A natural teacher. We are looking forward to the next session.
The Hall Family"
Isaac
Took German lessons from Chrissy S.
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Learn German in NYC

Do you want to learn German in New York City? With its beautiful cadence and rich history, learning German can be a lot of fun! Also, if you already speak English, German will be relatively easy to grasp since English is a Germanic language.

Nearly 50 million Americans come from German ancestry and six countries use it as an official language. If you're interested in prepping for a trip to one of these countries or are simply fascinated by the language, you’ve come to the right place! We’re here to help connect you with an amazing German teacher in New York.

Many Reasons to Learn German in NYC

The “Big Apple” is home to a variety of people groups and cultures, and will provide you with an exceptional learning experience. From the popular Oktoberfest to the local German beer garden, taking German classes in NYC will help enhance these experiences all the more.

New York City has a rich German heritage that started in the mid 1800s. German immigrants came to America with their lively music, delicious food, artistic skills and crafts. Thus, Little Germany (or “Kleindeutschland” in German) was born.

Learning with a German Tutor in NYC

One of the best ways to learn the language is to connect with a German tutor in NYC for private lessons, and our top-rated teachers have impressive credentials. Some of our teachers already have over 100 positive reviews to their credit.

We currently have over 30 tutors available to teach German classes in NYC, so you'll have no problem finding an experienced teacher. Many of our teachers speak German as their native language but are also fluent in English. Some are even fluent in additional languages.

You can search our directory for an online German teacher or find a tutor to meet with in person. Whether you're seeking lessons for your child or personal needs, we have you covered. Our personalized lessons and highly knowledgeable teachers will provide you with all you need to know on your path to mastering German.

Where to Take Private German Lessons in NYC

With TakeLessons, it’s easy to find a local teacher, like Kerstin in Brooklyn, to meet with you in person. She has a Master’s from Harvard Graduate School of Education and is a native German speaker.

The good news is you can also take private German lessons in NYC from the comfort of your home, via an online class. Several of our teachers may live in another part of the US, but with today’s technology, learning has never been easier. This eliminates the need for a potentially costly or time-consuming commute. Simply brew yourself a cup of coffee and log in!

Starting German Language Classes in NYC

When you're ready to study German in NYC, our qualified tutors will set you up for success by giving you tailor-made lessons for your specific needs. They'll also provide homework that will help you learn German quickly and effectively.

There are plenty of places to pick up supplies for practicing German, such as Village Stationary on Laguardia. Our teachers suggest having a notebook on hand to write all of your newfound vocabulary and phrases in. Walking through a local supply store will likely bring other materials to mind that could be helpful.

Practicing German in NYC

With the beautiful New York Public Library nearby, you'll have ample amounts of educational resources available to you. For starters, check out German travel guides or books. Or, if you'd like something to keep, swing by Strand Bookstore and pick up a copy to call your own.

If you need some conversation practice, visit Zum Stammtisch or Killmeyer’s Old Bavaria Inn and brush up on your skills while enjoying some authentic German food. Some still gather here to speak the old familiar language and they'd be happy to help a fellow German enthusiast sharpen their skills.

If you're interested in practicing your listening comprehension, check out a German radio station that streams online or join a club like the New York City German Language Meetup Group.

As you can see, with German language classes in NYC, the possibilities are endless. There are plenty of experts close by, either in-person or virtually, plus an abundance of additional resources at your fingertips! Are you ready to take a German class in NYC?

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