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Ivonne F.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
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Ivonne F.

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Native speaking German tutor with experience teaching all ages. Well structured lessons designed to help you achieve your learning goals. Graduate of German Technical University specialized in Business and Tax Law.

- Standard German (Practice: reading, listening, writing and speaking. Develop every day language skills with an emphasis on grammar.)
Open to beginners and intermediate students.

- Conversational German (Utilizing modern texts from a variety of sources.)
Open to intermediate and advanced students.

- German for School Age Children
Open to beginners and to students with previous knowledge of German.

About Ivonne

Native speaking German tutor with experience teaching all ages. Well structured lessons designed to help you achieve your learning goals. Graduate of German Technical University specialized in Business and Tax Law. I began tutoring while attending university and discovered a new outlet. I find he

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Charles W.
Yvonne was wonderful. Right from the beginning she helped me brush up on my german which has become more than rusty. Looking forward to my lessons.
Obson Cesar
Ivonne is great at preparing lessons based on my needs and my pace. We work with a book, but she always has extra material which helps me to push the boundaries. She is always patient answering all the questions I have and repeating the same sentences as many times as I need. She is also very kind and flexible.
Ashleigh S.
THE BEST!!!
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Lisa D.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $33
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts from Grand Valley State University
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Lisa D.

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As a native German speaker and native English speaker, students will quickly learn German proficiency and lessons will be focused on the goals of the particular student.

About Lisa

I have experience working as an English and German teacher in Germany, teaching to kids and adults of varying levels and language goals. I hold a bachelor's degree in Language as well as a Masters degree which I obtained in Germany. I also have experience working with diverse populations including t

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Maite
Excellent!
Maddi H.
Lisa was an amazing instructor. She was not only helpful and knowledge in German, but she was patient as I was learning this new language. Lisa is skilled in all levels of German and is always so encouraging while learning new material. I would recommend Lisa to anyone looking for anyone in need of help!
Andrew
Fun, fast, and easy to learn.
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Kerstin R.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Ed.M from Harvard Graduate School of Education
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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 exp

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Min O.
Kerstin has been a great tutor for our son. Not only does he enjoy working with Kerstin, but his German skills have noticeably improved (along with his grades). Kerstin is a great communicator, always on-time, never cancelled and very easy to work with. I would highly recommend Kerstin.
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.
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Henry M.

33 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, German, French
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Journalism, German from Humboldt State University
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Henry M.

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40 years of German language knowledge, having lived and worked in both Cologne and Berlin. I'm a certified teacher with a minor in German, having taught at all levels internationally.

About Henry

Award winning journalist and teacher with international experience, having lived and worked in both Europe and the United States. Certified teacher with experience in all levels and with all ages. Both a Liberal Arts and a Science major.

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I was very pleased with my first class. Mr. Henry is very knowledgeable in the matter and has good time-management skills.
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Karin N.

74 Reviews
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  • Speaks Swiss German, German, French, Italian, English, Spanish
  • Awarded Honorary Evening School from Limania
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 langua

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Peter B.
Very knowledgeable and helpful.
Nora S.
A natural teacher, sensitive to your strengths and weaknesses and very outgoing.
Lisa
Karin is a fantastic teacher! She will go at your pace with no judgement or pressure and is flexible with lessons. She’s friendly and knowledgeable and can answer almost any question you have. Highly recommend!
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Verena Y.

19 Reviews
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  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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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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The average cost of 60-minute German lessons is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $82 per hour.
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"Wolfgang is a wonderful, tutor, teacher and mentor. For quite awhile I have wanted to learn to speak German. Wolfgang has and continues to guide me toward my goal.

Wolfgang is very patient, flexible and understanding. He has adapted his lessons to best fit my way of learning. This is no simple task in itself. But Wolfgang has found a method of teaching that goes well beyond words and phrases. It strengthens my understanding of the culture. This is critical to successfully comprehending any language.

Wolfgang is a true Linguist. His expertise is far-reaching, not just in syntax or morphology, but in the history from which the language is born. This knowledge is indispensable and cannot be found elsewhere."
Shane
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"She is very thorough und clear. Very professional"
Juan
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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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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"Great instructor, I'm noticing a lot of improvement with my German. Her teaching style is laid back and easy to follow. Thanks Judith!"
Hassan
Took German lessons from Judith S.
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"Henry Mulak is a man of many interests and experiences in life. Henry goes the extra mile to help us.

He is patient and encouraging."
Marilyn
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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"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."
Pamela
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"I’ve worked with Judith for a few years now and she does a great job working with my goals for learning German. She is very patient and flexible with our learning and lessons!"
John
Took German lessons from Judith S.
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"A natural teacher, gifted in her ability to establish rapport and move the learning process enjoyably forward."
Daniel
Took German lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Lisa is the BEST!!!!"
Sally
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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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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The German language, or Deutsch, is the official language of Germany and Austria. You’ll hear German spoken all around Central Europe, from Switzerland to Luxembourg. Actually, it’s the most widely spoken language in the European Union. But don’t be surprised if you come across people speaking German elsewhere around the globe, as it’s the second-most common Germanic language spoken after English.

Whether you’re interested in learning a few polite greetings or becoming fluent in the language, turn to German lessons online. With German instruction online, you will learn to communicate in this language in no time.

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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.

We guarantee a personalized experience that will exceed your expectations. In fact, we are so committed to your happiness that we offer all new customers a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on your first lesson. Sign up for German lessons online today, and you just may find yourself eying a trip to Germany to practice what you learn.

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