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Janet H.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Latin, French, German
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Janet H.

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Insights into culture of German-speaking countries from a teacher who has actually lived there and has been visiting for over 40 years.

About Janet

I have 15 years experience teaching German and French, mainly at the high school level, in various settings, both distance learning and a traditional classroom. I have also taught younger children and adults.

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Adriana
A great start to Latin. My daughter was very engaged and enjoyed the session tremendously. She came in reluctantly but is now looking forward to her next lesson all thanks to how Janet engaged her and broke down complex concepts into understandable bites.
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Emily H.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks German, French, Arabic
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Emily H.

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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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Verena Y.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Verena Y.

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Hello my name is Verena!

I am a German native speaker and currently teaching German at a Language Center in Orlando. I believe in the method of "Learning by doing" which means that I engage my students to actively use the new language, learn in a natural way using real life objects and creating real life situation.

I have a post graduate degree from a German University and worked for several years as a teacher in educational science and was additionally responsible for the supervision of Bachelor and Master Theses in German language.

On these grounds, I am ideally educated to help you with your verbal and written skills in German language. If you just want to be able to have social talks, ask for direction, order food, or if you are interested in intensive language skills - I am here to help you!

About Verena

Hello my name is Verena! I am a German native speaker and currently teaching German at a language center in Orlando. I believe in the method of "Learning by doing" which means that I engage my students to actively use the new language, learn in a natural way using real life objects and creating r

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Romina
Verena is great! Very clear and helpful! I look forward to more lessons :)
Aodhfionn D.
Verena teaches our two children. She keeps them engaged and learning fun. So happy to have her.
Jose F.
This was my first lesson with Verena. I thoroughly enjoyed it, she answered all my questions that I had in the class. She was able to cater to my focus on learning both the grammar and the speaking of German. She is also very great to interact with. She is an awesome teacher! Cannot wait for the next lesson. I would recommend her.
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Elementary Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
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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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Christina S.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian, French, German
  • Bachelors of Science in Psychology & Special Needs Education from Heilpädagogisches Seminar Zürich
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Vania
Excellent teacher!
Trin
Christina is patient, encouraging, and a great tutor . I have improved a lot since starting my classes with her as far as understanding the German language (esp. with the hearing and speaking parts). She gave me helpful tools to speed up my learning and she helped me find the right study techniques for better comprehension of the language.
Lina H.
I loved working with Christina! I already had an ear for German growing up with a native speaker and she helped me understand a lot of the grammar I was missing in such a short period of time! As I practice on my own it becomes easier to follow patterns that she pointed out to me.
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Sam G.

160 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, German, English
  • MA German Studies from University of Florida
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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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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"Diane is a great German teacher! She always provides additional resources to delve into the subtleties of a translation or specific grammatical constructions and uses a variety of different books/activities so that the exercises never get boring."
Pierce
Took German lessons from Diane C.
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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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"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"
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Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"For my first lesson, I enjoyed meeting my teacher Anna,
I’m looking forward to my second lesson!
Anna was prepared and professional!"
Micki
Took German lessons from Anna-Lisa J.
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"Kerstin worked with my son in preparation for the GERMAN SAT Subject test. She was excellent. Kerstin was always punctual, professional and personable. She is able to combine a structured approach to learning with a cool, "lets make this fun" attitude which works beautifully with teenagers. My son, though a good student, could not reliably have aced this German Subject test on his own. Kerstin was able to motivate him to do his best, which is no small feat, since I am clueless as how to do this myself. She has also tutored my younger son in German with equally remarkable results. Both my kids adore her and there is no whining about her tutoring sessions. HIGHLY recommended."
Moira
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"Elise is a knowledgeable, professional, ethical, engaged, and helpful tutor. She has been especially helpful in the complexities of learning a new language and made sure I really understood complex grammatical rules and how to apply them. She is also personable, warm, kind, inviting, and really cares about her student's progress.

She was on time, well prepared and engaged in all our meetings. I learned a lot. So far she has been the best German tutor I have had. Cannot recommend Elise enough for language lessons!"
Stephen
Took German lessons from Elise H.
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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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"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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"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."
Kurleigh
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 😊"
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Took German lessons from Chrissy S.
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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.

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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

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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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