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Kerstin R.

7 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, English, French
  • Awarded Promotion of Young Scholars Grant or NaFoeG from Berlin senat 1994/96
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Kerstin R.

7 Reviews
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I am a native German speaker and have been teaching German since September 2011.
My students are pre-k -12 th Graders and occasionally adults, mostly Business German. SAT prep for German and German with listening.

About Kerstin

I graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in June 2007 with a Master in Education (Arts in Education) degree. During my studies I worked in the framework of the Artful Adventures Program (Museum of Fine Arts in Boston), which provides object - based learning and hands on artistic ex

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Anja H.
Our daughter took to Kerstin right away. She did not want the lesson to end!
Pamela W.
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.
Joshua
She was absolutely patient and was able to work with and engage my son who has a learning disability. She did a great job making him feel comfortable and after only one session I could see his confidence go up as he continued to draw into the evening. She really enjoys what she does and it shows in the way she worked with my son.

Melina J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner
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Melina J.

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I’m a passionate teacher who loves Austrian and German culture and i’m thrilled to join you on your journey. Ich bin so aufgeregt!

About Melina

Hi there! I’m a professional opera singer who is passionate about teaching singing and languages (both foreign and English)! I’m a native English speaker and I learned Modern Greek when I was growing up. I’m so excited to have you join me.

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Wolfgang S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Russian, Spanish, German (native speaker; MA), English (MA)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1991
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Wolfgang S.

15 Reviews
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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

I spent two decades of my professional life teaching English in Germany, authoring and co-authoring textbooks for the English classroom. During my stay in the US, I had the opportunity to develop curricula for teaching German in public schools as well as private schools and wrote articles in the f

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Cindy
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.
Tabatha S.
Wolfgang helped me believe in my confidence to reengage in learning German after 20 years wothout lessons or practice. He is thorough, patient and encouraging. I look forward to future lessons
Duane
Most highly recommended! I found Wolfgang to be an excellent German instructor for me. As a mature (50+) professional I was looking for a native German with perfect mastery of English and impeccable teaching credentials. Wolfgang fit that description perfectly. He tailored the lessons to my needs and made them fun. Along with the excellent language lessons, I really enjoyed his stories about life in Germany, and especially his hometown of Berlin. Thanks to Wolfgang I am much farther along my journey of learning to speak German.

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Jonathan B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Awarded CARAS Grant from Temple University Research Administration
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan B.

18 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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Reagan
He took the time to start at my daughter’s level but also to push her to improve as well! He gave good constructive criticism and homework for her to improve faster!
Glenn
Jonathan is great. Very professional and able to work with students of all levels. Focused but flexible. Highly recommended.
Joanna K.
Jonathan cares deeply about his craft. He has taught me how to be a better guitarist. I also have observed him teach many students, including some with disabilities. He tailors his teaching to the student he is working with, and he makes music fun!
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Tatiana Z.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks German, Russian, English
  • M.A., Ph.D. from Moscow State Linguistic University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tatiana Z.

31 Reviews
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I am a professional teacher of German and I have many years of experience teaching German to different ages and levels. I taught at the university in Moscow.
If you are looking for a fun, flexible, easy to get along with tutor for either German or Russian I am perfect for you. I have been travelling to Germany, Austria, Switzerland for fun and as an interpreter. I have Goethe-Institute certificate which proves my qualifications. German is my biggest passion ever!

About Tatiana

I am a former German professor from Russia who currently lives in America and tutors full time now Russian and German. 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,

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Charles W.
I worked with Tatiana for several weeks in order to brush up on my german which I once knew quite well. Tatiana was a great help by assessing where I was and immediately putting together lessons that were perfect for me. I highly recommend her as a german teacher at any level.

Charles W.
Vladimir G.
I am having a very dynamic and very immersive German experience. I enjoy it a lot!
CHELSEY
Tatiana is certainly one of the greatest teachers I have ever studied with. I am extremely grateful to have her as my mentor, and I my recommendations are high for anyone seeking a top-quality language-learning experience.

Angela S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks german, english
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Angela S.

5 Reviews
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I have been teaching German and Art professionally for15 years .

About Angela

I was born and raised in Dresden(Germany),a beautiful hisorical city rich in architecture and art. After reciving my Bechelors of Education I was a teacher for the German language , mathematics and art for over 20 years. In 2014 we moved to the United States to be closer to our daughter `s family.

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john
Angela is an excellent teacher!
Katarina
Angela is such a breath of fresh air!! She was able to immediately connect with my daughter, at her level. My daughter ended the lesson so positive & excited ... she was eager for the next lesson. I could not speak more highly of Angela. Excellent!!!!
Birgit and Stefan
We had a great experience and our son loved Angela!
Angela had a very nice way to always motivate Eric even when doing extra German lessons after a long school day! Thanks for all the support Angela

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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 $58. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $90 per hour.
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"Karin and I clicked immediately. For an older student like me, she understood my needs for learning."
- Josef
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"My 12 year old son really enjoys his lessons with Wolfgang and looks forward to them every week. He doesn't need reminding or encouraging to study because he's so excited about learning the language. Wolfgang makes it fun!"
- Gianni
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Ms. Karin is a very pleasant lady. I am extremely pleased to have her as an instructor. My daughter was very happy to meet her and enjoyed going over the first lessons and getting to learn German. She made it enjoyable for her to learn and she can't wait to continue on with taking future classes.

Thank you again Ms. Karin"
- Tamara
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"Mr. Soldan is a fantastic teacher and tutor. He has helped so much and I would recommend him to anyone looking to learn German online."
- Kalin
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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Took German lessons from Chrissy S.
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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 love learning German from Karin. As a "nervous language learner" I really appreciate not only Karin's knowledge of German but her patience. Karin inspires me to practice between lessons. The materials we are using is well chosen and and not only helps learning but also provides quick practice on my own. I look forward to my lessons and feel I am making good progress!"
- Jane
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"Had my first lesson with Karin and feel inspired to learn more. She is very helpful and patient. I look forward to our next lesson."
- Erika
Took German lessons from Karin N.
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"Nice teacher!"
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Took German lessons from Tatiana Z.
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"Lesson was great. I look forward to learning German"
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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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