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Susanna D.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks German, English
  • BA Business from Hochschule Neubiberg
  • Teaching since 2006
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Susanna D.

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I am an experienced native speaking German tutor who has been teaching students of all ages and levels. I am a certified Montessori Teacher. I believe in gently guiding, supporting, encouraging but also challenging my students. I love to share many fun facts , i.e. hilarious literal translations, as well as cultural and historical background of Germany. This will give my student a well balanced foundation, he /she will really experience the language, get a “real feel” for it! I customize my curriculum to my students needs, wishes and goals. After a few lessons my students can speak easy sentences and phrases in German already, they will understand even more and will use their newly acquired skills continuously. I strongly stress speaking in my native language to my students from an early point on. It is very important to me to make the language learning a pleasant and enjoyable experience! There shall be lots of laughter! However diligent work and great effort is necessary

About Susanna

Guten Tag! I was born and raised in Munich, Germany. I am fluent in German and English. I moved to the United States over 30 years ago with my family. I worked as a chief flight attendant for Lufthansa Airlines for many years. When I became a mother I earned my certification as a Montessor

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Eugen S.
It was fun and i got to learn
Sarah W.
Susi is cheerful and so helpful! I really look forward to learning and laughing with her!
Marie M.
Susanna is so much fun and is very in tune with my goals for learning German. She explains very clearly how to pronounce some of the unusual sounds we English speakers struggle with! I am looking forward to improving my German with Susanna as my teacher!

Diane C.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, English, French, German
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1976
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Diane C.

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Using books and online materials, I guide students through grammatical rules, vocabulary and pronunciation, using cultural examples as illustration. I collaborate with my German sister, who lives in Germany.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! I tailor my lessons to each student's individual needs and I am always ready to go above and beyond the basic lesson. I try to make learning a language fun and alive, through news, stories, and songs. My method is to provide basics for beginners, and then mix grammar,

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Diane has a great French accent and shares her teaching skills effectively. I would highly recommend her for all levels. We have read books and seen movies in French. Her world view and experience adds a lot. Vraiment!
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Kerstin R.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks German, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Kerstin R.

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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.
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Chaz Ronald B.

10 Reviews
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  • Speaks ENGLISH, SPANISH, GERMAN, Visayan, Tagalog, ITALIAN, FRENCH
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Awarded Nominee of The Young Outstanding Australian Award. 1981 from Australia Day Live
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Chaz Ronald B.

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A graduate with a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education with majors in Spanish (Native Speakers' fluency) and German
( Native Speakers' fluency) in Language, Literature, and History, and Piano/Vocal Performance (Music); and minors in French Studies (Language and Culture), Italian, Linguistics, and Interpreting/Translation.

He has spoken German and Spanish since the age of 11 due to his German upbringing with a German step-father as well as his Hispanic background from his real father. He also studied at
Die Hochschule der Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Wien, Osterreich (Vienna, Austria) and has been active in the Latino communities in the USA. He speaks Spanish at home and Italian with his Italian friends.

He has a B.A. and M.Ed. (majors in Spanish, German, Music (Vocal/ Piano Performance); minors in French, Italian, and Interpreting/Translations ). He is fluent-native speaker fluency to teach all the above languages in addition to Tagalog and Cebuano (Visaya). He

About Chaz Ronald

As a music and foreign language education specialist Ronald structures and restructures educational programs for leisure, college matriculation, and as degree course components administered by the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Testing-USA), ACT (American College Testing), HSC (Higher School Certificate-

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Indira
Dr. Chaz is a very knowledgeable and patient instructor. He is an incredibly adept musician. He can identify what exactly you need improvement on and provides the most helpful advice on how to attain that improvement. I have studied music (flute) for 10 years with numerous teachers and band/orchestra directors, all very skilled and incredible themselves, but I never received clearer instruction than with Dr. Chaz. He explained concepts that many young musicians (like myself) struggle with and he beautifully portrays the relationship between theory, practice, and performance. Additionally, I appreciate his emphasis on ensuring vocal health and meditation- meditating pitches so that one can internalize the pitches to sing them more accurately. I was planning to remain his student for as long as I could but due to personal health and scheduling reasons, I had to discontinue and hope to return soon. I 150% recommend taking his lessons. Get ready to learn so much and expand as a musician!
Mark
Really great vocal teacher. He's very patient to his students. He goes on all the topics about singing. He's really good at helping his students prepare for a song. He doesn't waste time on any unnecessary practice. He teaches his students how to practice at home. I learned a lot of singing terms from him as well. Overall, I think he's a great vocal coach.
Maria J.
Excellent! knowledgeable, friendly, easy to follow. Great introduction for a total beginner.
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Titilayo A.

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  • Speaks English, German, Yoruba
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1995
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Titilayo A.

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I am a native German speaker, born in Vienna, Austria to Nigerian parents. I have lived and worked in Nigeria, West Africa; London, United Kingdom; Waageningen, The Netherlands and currently work for a major United States Airline as a German speaking Flight Attendant. My background and life experiences have given me more exposure than the average person, and I am excited to help other people learn, expand their travel horizons and generally develop a sense of appreciation for different cultures and peoples.

About Titilayo

My name is Titilayo, and I am a native German and English speaker. My name is Yoruba and means eternal joy! I have lived in Austria, Nigeria, England, the Netherlands, and now in the US. I am an international flight attendant for a major United States airline, and have had the privilege of travelli

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Bintou Kamara
I have known Titilayo for over a year now and she is a phenomenal individual full of life. She is such a great help in many aspects. She is approachable, patient and super generous. As a friend and a student, my German language skills would improve in no time!
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Isabel S.

39 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Isabel S.

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I have experience with languages and grammar, and I know that everyone learn in a different way, for some people is easier than for others. My challenge is to find what is easier for you.

About Isabel

I love teaching, but I hate boring classes, so I always try to do different things to get the goal, which is learning. I also try to keep focus in what the student wants with class, be able to communicate, or improve grammar, writting, everyone is different, learn different and also want different

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Michael
Our daughter loves classes with Ms. Isabel! It is one of the highlights of her week, and she is learning a lot!
Hollie S.
Great first class. I am really looking forward to seeing some progress and being accountable. She is so sweet, encouraging and patient with my old brain.
Jimmy and Meredith M.
Great lesson! Excited for more of them.

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"Kerstin has been a great teacher for my two sons. Kerstin always made an special effort to provide teaching material that was not only age appropriate and appropriate for their level of proficiency, but was also tailored to their particular interests. Her teaching style is methodical, while also casual and interactive, and thus well suited to provide a positive learning experience, particularly for children and adolescents. Both my children have benefited greatly from her teaching and I would recommend her highly."
Patrick
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"Valentina is a great choice for my daughter. I love seeing my daughter"s glowing face after a tutoring setion."
Michaela
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"I have had one lesson with Madleine so far and I can already tell that I am going to learn a lot from her. She is very patient and eager to accommodate my learning needs. It also helps that she is a native speaker! I highly recommend studying German with Madleine."
Katina
Took German lessons from Madleine P.
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"Good guidance, very flexible."
Thomas
Took German lessons from Madleine P.
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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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"Miss Christina has been an excellent teacher to our 13 yr old boy, who wanted to learn German to fill his summer.

She is punctual, patient, enthusiastic and knows when to push students when she sees potential. And she makes the class fun !."
Marius
Took German lessons from Christina S.
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"Errol G. is very patient and accommodating when working with younger students."
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"Excellent instruction and great personality! Highly recommend Judith!"
Jason
Took German lessons from Judith S.
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"Best instructor ever."
Raj
Took German lessons from Madleine P.
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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!"
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Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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Sign up for the best German lessons online, and you will be well on your way to reaching your German-speaking goals. Maybe you want to be able to communicate with the locals on your next trip to Germany. Or perhaps you’re simply looking to dabble in another language. Whatever the reason, lessons will help. With German instruction online, you will receive one-on-one classes over the internet. Simply tune in using your computer’s web camera or your smartphone. There is no need to even leave your house. As long as you have an internet connection, you can learn from the comfort of your own home.

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There are countless reasons why learning a language is beneficial. In addition to enhancing your cognition functions and improving your memory, learning a new language allows you to communicate with more people within your community and beyond. With private German instruction online, you will develop the skills you need to begin interacting with German speakers.

If you’re a beginner, your private tutor will start with the basics. This foundation will include learning the alphabet, pronunciation, and simple words and sentences. Master phrases and introductions and you’ll begin working toward more advanced concepts. But if you already have basic or intermediate knowledge of the language, your instructor will customize your lessons and help advance your skills. With hard work and patience, you’ll become conversational in German, and perhaps, one day, even fluent.

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Our German teachers work with students of all ages: kids, teenagers, adults, and even seniors. Your teacher covers all aspects of the German language, such as the alphabet, the vocabulary, the grammar, the cognates, the dialects, pronunciation, and more. They can offer you advanced writing, reading, and speaking techniques and tips, and help you develop good practice habits, in order to maximize your learning experience, and achieve your goals faster.

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student, our instructors come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find the perfect match for your interest and skill level. Each instructor's specialties are listed in their profile, along with details about their background, photos, student feedback and lesson availability. Review each tutor’s profile until you find one that best suits your needs.

Students taking online classes can learn at their own convenience, enjoy better rates, and choose from a wider selection of German teachers nationwide. If you've ever taken language classes over Skype, you'll enjoy using our interactive TakeLessons Classroom. The best German lessons online are flexible and align with your schedule.

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