Karin Nussberger

Karin N.

Miami, FL

About Karin N.

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Karin teaches: Ages 6 to 90
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Teaching since: March 2011
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Overview

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 language. Some of them only need a little guidance to have a more pleasant traveling experience to Germany. Others keep on coming back to master fluent conversation and writing skills. I'm passionate about tutoring. My goal is to provide an atmosphere that will facilitate an ongoing level of improvement in my students' speaking, writing proficiency. You'll see this by the way I teach. I am flexible with my time and adapt easily to my students' needs. As a first step I get familiar with your expectations. Secondly I recommend an approach that fits you. Thirdly I want you to have fun and learn in an interactive way.

Bis bald!

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In beautiful Miami

Experience

Teaching German and Swiss German
Mar 2011 - Present
Private Teacher

Marketing
Mar 2011 - Present
Swisslogic

Responsible for marketing. Dealing with Swiss, German and English clients. Correspondence.

Executive assistant
Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
Swiss Qualyness

I has worked as an Executive Assistant for 13 months. My responsibilities have included managing the headquarter office in Miami, coordinating schedules for the CEO, attend meetings, write minutes and business correspondence in German and English. I handled social media functions for all major platforms (real world and internet). During my time I also coordinated the logistics tasks. This included finding the appropriate companies and connections.

Executive assistant
Jan 2010 - Feb 2011
Hirslanden Klinik

Executive assistant
Sep 2008 - Dec 2009
Winkler Veranstaltungstechnik

Executive assistant Medical Department
Oct 2001 - Dec 2008
Kantonsspital Baden Switzerland

Education

Achieving Top Search Engine Positions
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
Miami Dade College
Business School
Feb 1991 - Jan 1994
Business School
Certified Medical Assistant
Apr 1984 - Mar 1987
Woodtli School Zurich

Languages Spoken

English
Professional Proficiency
French
Limited Proficiency
German
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Italian
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency
Swiss German
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Writing Essentials
Nov 2011
Miami Dade College

Lead as a challenge and opportunity
Nov 2002
Finance Department of Canton Aargau

Intensive French course
Sep 1999
Lernpodium Switzerland

First Certificate in English
Jun 1996
University of Cambridge

Diploma in English
Jun 1995
TIS INtensive Plus Course Torquay International School

Marketing for secretaries and assistance
Apr 1995
ZFU Switzerland

Business School
Jan 1994
Limania

Certified Medical Assistant
Mar 1987
Woodtli School

Awards

Certified Medical Assistant
Mar 1987
Woodtli School Zurich
Honorary Evening School
Mar 1987
Limania

Affiliations

National Tutoring Association
Mar 2011

The NTA was formed in 1992 for the purpose of establishing a membership organization for tutoring professionals. The NTA is dedicated exclusively to tutoring, and represents the interests of thousands of tutors in the U.S. and thirteen other countries, practicing in all phases of tutoring, program administration, and supplemental student services.

American Tutoring Association
Mar 2011

The ATA was founded in 2001 and has since certified over 6,000 tutors. In addition to creating standards for the industry, the ATA also provides a host of support services to professional tutors.

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Jane May 22, 2017
· · My lesson with Karin was fantastic. I have learned a smattering of german years ago. I remember very little and still get very nervous when trying to speak German. Karin is great!! Karin made me feel comfortable from the very beginning of the lesson. She was understanding and patient with my being nervous. She is fluent in both high German and Swiss German which is perfect for me as I want to be able to speak to extended family in Switzerland! With excellent teaching and encouragement during the course of the 45 minutes I felt comfortable & that I had made progress even in such a shot time. I look forward to my next lesson with Karin. She is a terrific German teacher! 👍
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Leonidas May 18, 2017
· German · Online It has been an absolute pleasure working with Karin. She is very kind and patient. She has been always punctual and able to communicate clearly. She was quick to assess my needs and structure a relevant teaching program. She keeps the teaching sessions fun and interesting. Es hat richtig Spass gemacht mit Karin!
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Lee May 1, 2017
· German · Online Karin has been truly great to work with, very flexible in terms of approach and really thinks quickly and naturally on her feet! She is enthusiastic about languages and is a born teacher, cannot possibly recommend her highly enough!
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Gary R. Apr 14, 2017
· German · Online Great first lesson!
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Pablo Feb 15, 2017
· German · Online I have had only my first lesson with Karin and I am very exited for the next sessions; Right away she identifies the perfect level of German language for your specific needs and individualize the way she proceeds with the lesson.
She is friendly, knowledgable and easy to feel confortable with.
I just got engaged with my girlfriend (German), and I feel confident that this would be a great step for me to keep improving my german with her.
I definitely recommend Karin.
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Rich Jan 16, 2017
· German · Online A great and fantastic start! I am very grateful that I had found Karin as I am fascinated with the culture, language, and people of Switzerland. Moreover, I will be making a first time trip to Switzerland soon and I could not have found a better instructor! Her approach is comforting, patient, and will adjust to your comfort level. Danke Sehr Karin!
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Dawn Jan 11, 2017
· German · Online Awesome teacher, knows her stuff very well and knows how to guide a conversation. Would recommend to anyone. For reference, I am 25 years old and can speak extremely basic german.
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Max Nov 16, 2016
· German · Online I am a High School Student who is currently in German 1. I have had classes with Karin for about two months now. She is a good teacher who helps you out with anything you are having problems with. This varies from preparation for exams to just problems you have in general, for example pronunciation. I highly recommend her to anyone who wants to learn German.
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Catherine Nov 15, 2016
· German · Online She is a good teacher, and my kid likes to take classes with her.
She is on time and flexible if for some reason I need to change class hours.
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Tamara Sep 19, 2016
· German · Online Simply Love Ms. Karin. She has been a great help to my daughter Jasmine and a great encouragement in teaching her to learn German. I greatly appreciate her support. We will continue with Ms. Karin as an tutor for my daughter.

Thank you!
Karin Nussberger
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