Jared Gimbel

Jared G.

New York, NY

About Jared G.

Background check: Last verified 10/19/2016
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Jared teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: September 2007
Last sign in: 2 days ago

Overview

I am a polyglot, translator, teacher, and game designer, specializing in Scandinavian Languages, Yiddish and also a host of rarely taught languages. If you would like to learn a rarer language, such as Icelandic, Greenlandic, Breton or Tok Pisin (see my list below), it can be arranged via the site. Contact me via the question form for any subject for more details.

Photos and Videos

Video of myself speaking 31 different languages. Can teach any of them.

Experience

Tour Guide / Translator
Oct 2011 - Jul 2012
Galicia Jewish Museum

Krakow, Poland

Yiddish / Hebrew / English teacher and translator. Also gave some Krakow city tours and tours of the Galicia Jewish Museum.

Farmnik
Aug 2011 - Aug 2011
Yiddish Farm

Education

MA Modern Jewish Studies
Sep 2014 - Aug 2015
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
BA College of Letters, Classical Studies
Aug 2007 - May 2011
Wesleyan University

Languages Spoken

Breton
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Greenlandic
Professional Proficiency
Icelandic
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Tok Pisin
Fluent / Native Proficiency

36 Reviews on Jared G.

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Yaniv H. Mar 2, 2017
Verified Student · Yiddish · Online
Jared is a super tutor in my opinion. He cares and he knows his subject well . Took my first class with him and it went great plus he makes it fun so there you go
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Natalie D. Feb 16, 2017
Verified Student · Hebrew · Online
Jared is very professional, helpful, and humble. He definitely wants your feedback and is willing to adapt according to your request.
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Yaniv H. Feb 12, 2017
Verified Student · Yiddish · Online
Jared is very knowledgeable, however he talks fast which just shows how smart he is. First class so far great
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Kristiana B. Jan 15, 2017
Verified Student · Swedish · Online
Jared is a very knowledgeable teacher who works hard to make every lesson fun. He is very easy going, which makes the language learning process (and all of its inevitable mistakes) much less frightening.
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Matthew C. Dec 4, 2016
Verified Student · Swedish · Online
Fantastic -- Jared puts you at ease. Learning via Skype was much more efficient than in a classroom.
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Iris A. Nov 29, 2016
Verified Student · Norwegian · Online
Very positive and encouraging - I look forward to more lessons with Jared!
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Jeremiah C. Nov 3, 2016
Verified Student · Swedish · Online
Jared did an outstanding job with my socially anxious 15-year-old. He gave a lot of feedback, was clear, and made the lesson fun.
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Peter Sep 18, 2016
Verified Student · Finnish · Online
Jared is very knowledgeable. My only minor criticism is that because he is knowledgeable, he talks very fast, and it sometimes can be difficult to write everything down. However, this is to be expected over Skype, particularly since he cannot see when one is writing and when one is not. He also knows a lot of websites with Finnish music, vocabulary drills, grammatical explanations, and news, all of which are good study aids.
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Eloise V. Sep 16, 2016
Verified Student · Finnish · Online
Jared gave brilliant, very easy-to-understand explanations of complicated Finnish grammar points; thank you, Jared! :)
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Hannah K. Sep 9, 2016
Verified Student · Norwegian · In home
Jared is whip-smart, funny and easy to follow. I'm slamming through practical phrases while developing top-notch pronunciation. I love my lessons!
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