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Emily H.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks German, French, Arabic
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Linguistics from Freie Universität Berlin
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Emily H.

28 Reviews
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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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Elise H.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Elise H.

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I can speak four languages, so I understand what it is like to learn a new language which is what makes me an excellent German tutor and teacher. My father is Swiss-German and my mother's ancestors are mostly German. I knew a bit of German growing up but I took German classes in school from ages 12-18 and ended up with an International Baccalaureate certificate in German. I also love German people and culture so come and learn with me, it would be my honor to teach you!

About Elise

Hello! My name is Elise. I was born in Belgium, raised by an American mother and a Swiss father. For twenty years, I have been teaching children to adults of various ages. I have a Master's degree in Intercultural Studies, which makes me an expert at understanding and connecting with people from any

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Jeanette Wilks
Elise is an encouraging, enthusiastic and real person with a massive heart for the people she teach. Every time I have been around her I have walked away more empowered and inspired to keep moving forward. I can highly recommend her.
Stephen
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!
Lena
Elise will make sure that you are learning no matter what. She is passionate and authentic. She will finds all kind of ways to keep you entertained while making sure you are achieving your goals. She is Amazing!
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Wolfgang S.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English (MA), Spanish, Russian, French, German (native speaker, MA)
  • Awarded Oberstudienrat (Senior Study Counsel) from Magistrat von Berlin (Germany), Abteilung Volksbildung
  • Teaching since 1991
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Wolfgang S.

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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

My specialization is to prepare individuals for rigorous tests like the SAT I and II – German, AP German (Advanced Placement Test), and for the challenging German language admission test at universities in Germany. However, I have successfully taught German at all grades, in a traditional classro

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Pat
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
Alex
Wolfgang has a wealth of knowledge that he is able to teach in a simpler way to help me understand the language better. He goes at the pace I needed and stays on subject until I understand the topic. Highly recommend!!!
Kurleigh
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.
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Ivonne F.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Diplom Betriebswirt (Tax Law, Business) from Fachhochschule Frankfurt
  • 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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Tatiana Z.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks English, Russian, German
  • M.A., Ph.D. from Moscow State Linguistic University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Tatiana Z.

41 Reviews
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If you are looking for a fun, flexible, and engaging tutor, I am perfect for you.

I provide a variety of activities so you will never get bored. For example, I will use fun warm up tasks, games, interactive conversational lessons, and quizzes. We will use authentic materials as well. All materials are provided. You will learn conversational skills, formal writing skills, and test taking strategies all in a fun manner.

This course is perfect for beginners to get a basic understanding after several weeks or for advanced speakers who want to brush up on their language skills.

About Tatiana

In Moscow I was a professor for 20 years, and I am currently a full-time tutor of ESL, German, Russian, and Italian. 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, an

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Erica R.
Tatiana is so helpful and patient! I’m writing sentences and learning about so many subtle points of grammar. Russian is really fascinating, and Tatiana inspires me!
Robert
I have been studying German with Tatiana for several months and it has been a wonderful experience. After our initial conversation, I knew that I had found the right teacher. Tatiana's lessons are always interesting and enjoyable. Our lessons are conducted entirely in German and Tatiana is able to explain complex ideas and topics in ways that teach and challenge me at the same time. Since I am an advanced learner, we also spend time reviewing grammar, working on increasing vocabulary, and reading texts. Every week my fluency increases.

Tatiana is knowledgeable, patient, and an excellent teacher. I would recommend her to anyone who is trying to learn and/or improve their German. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student, Tatiana is the teacher for you. I give her my highest recommendation.
Karina
Tatiana is amazing! I really would never trade her for the world. She is patient, nonjudgmental, knowledgeable, thorough, clear, and just overall great. If it weren’t for her I would’ve quit a long time ago. I highly recommend her. You won’t be disappointed. Danke schön Tatiana!!
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Lisa D.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $33
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Bachelor of Arts from Grand Valley State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa D.

16 Reviews
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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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The average cost of 60-minute German lessons in Portland 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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"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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"Wolfgang is very thorough and has been very patient with me, making certain I learn proper German pronunciation and grammar. The details of his instruction are far more detail oriented and accurate than community education style classes I have taken previously."
Stan
Took German lessons from Wolfgang 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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"Judith is very good at what she does and I would totally recommend her to anyone who is looking for a kind and dedicated tutor."
Sandy
Took German lessons from Judith S.
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"Wolfgang is a knowledgeable and experienced teacher, with an excellent understanding of where I am in terms of polishing up my rusty German. I find myself much more fluent, which I would not be, had I not taken lessons."
Nan
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Er wahr sehr gut Heute. Ich lerne schnell.

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He is doing very well today. I learn quickly."
AnnMarie
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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"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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"Lisa is a Great teach—very flexible with her teaching style and knowledgeable with a great personality!!"
Sally
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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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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