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Jonathan G.

8 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, French, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Ph.D., Music from University of Washington (Seattle)
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Jonathan G.

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I have taught this language at the beginning and intermediate levels. Immediately following my college years, I worked in Austria.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Adam
I've been taking piano lessons with Jonathan for over a month now and I've been very pleased with his teaching. He's extremely knowledgeable and skilled, but what I appreciate most is his enthusiasm during lessons. He keeps the lessons fun, even when the subject matter is difficult. On top of this, he's just a cool, nice guy who I've enjoyed getting to know.
Brandon
Working with Johnathan has been a joy.

It was my purpose setting out to study music in general, not just to study an instrument but to use the instrument as a means of approaching music in the abstract. I set out to study music’s mechanics and theoretical foundations.

Jonathan is very knowledgeable and very meticulous. He has a precise and analytical sort of mind, and very strong foundations in his classical training.

To have a wealth of knowledge in one's subject is not enough, one also has to know how to teach (which is a whole skillset of its own). It is clear Jonathan is an experienced teacher. I have never felt rushed with Jonathan, he is very generous with his time. He provides ample resources for study outside of our sessions, and is quick to respond to emails. He has lent me books, sent me links to videos, and provided me with plenty of homework.

Jonathan has also been very accommodating in allowing me to have some authority in planning lessons and exploring my own interests. Particularly I wanted to study modal music and found a folk song in the Locrian Mode. We took a break from the Suzuki work we had been doing and he helped me transcribe the song and practice.

I could not recommend Jonathan enough, I am switching focus from violin to piano for the time being and will be employing him as my piano tutor, and I’m very much considering taking spanish lessons under his tutelage as well.
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
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Cassandra B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A. Music (Vocal Performance) from The Pennsylvania State University
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Cassandra B.

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Hi there!
My name is Cassandra. My journey as a German speaker started off simple.
I'm a native English speaker and I took German in college without knowing a lick of German beforehand.
I later studied abroad in Vienna, Austria, and fell in love with the place - so much so that I moved there the next year in 2016 after I became A1 certified in the German language.

While residing there, I taught piano privately to children who only knew German, as well as taught English to a family who only spoke German and French.

I went further and took a language exam from the ÖSD in Vienna and became a certified B2 speaker in the German language.

I believe languages are a wonderful thing - they help us understand one another and expand our minds - helping us to grasp concepts which may not exist in another language.

I am here to help you become the best German speaker you can be :).

About Cassandra

Cassandra B. graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a BA in Vocal Performance and has 17 years experience as a pianist. Her craft is focused primarily in the classical/opera field, and also has experience performing theatre repertoire. She has performed in various locations ranging

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Danaia I.
She is a very patient and kind.
Happy with the choice we made!
JJ K.
Cassandra is very patient and good communicator! I would recommend her to anyone interested in learning the piano.
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Viktor R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, German
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Applied Intercultural Linguistics (B.A.) from University of Augsburg, Germany
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Viktor R.

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I grew up at the Northern tip of the Black Forest in Southwestern Germany and have spent most of my childhood vacations at my grandparents' in the Eifel region, close to the border with Luxemburg. Therefore, I got to grow up with standard German and two quite distinct dialects of German.

Once I started teaching German to refugees and did an internship in a university German class I started to become aware of the intricacies of German grammar and vocabulary and saw it with new eyes. Frankly, I may not be able to explain ALL grammatical phenomena, but it will be my pleasure to explore and expand my knowledge of German with you.

We can discuss what life in the German-speaking world is like, explore German literature and music, and along the way have a look at the grammar, vocabulary and prosody you may need to talk about those things.

Los geht's! :)

About Viktor

Hola, hallo, olá, ciao and bonjour ! My name is Viktor Malu and I'm a well-traveled linguist who is passionate about the nature and manifold applications of language. I have either lived or spent significant time in places where the languages I speak are alive and I strive to spark linguistic en

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Great conversation in German with real time suggestions for word choice and pronunciation.
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Kerstin R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, German
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • 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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Elise H.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Marisa
Excellent teacher! Very patient, kind, and goes out of her way to find me resources to help me learn Dutch.
jessica
Elise is a great teacher! So enthusiastic and patient. She worked with my learning style and created great interactive lessons each session! Would definitely study with her again!
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.
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Sam G.

162 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, German, English
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Sam G.

162 Reviews
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I love all things German and my aim is to encourage my students to feel the same. I've been teaching German for 5 years. My students go from knowing no German to being able to hold conversations to eventually completing their grad studies in a German speaking country!

Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to introduce yourself and before you know it be a German whizz. I try to base my lessons around modern German pop culture typically using current events as inspiration. My lessons feature video links, audio, worksheets, textbooks, and more.

I offer different time options to suit your needs and am also happy to discuss group lessons if you wish to learn with your partner/family member/friend. Please reach out to discuss pricing options for those.

About Sam

Guten Tag, I'm Sam and use the pronouns she/her. I was born in England but have been living and teaching in the USA since 2014 where I studied for my MA in German Studies at the University of Florida. I began teaching with Takelessons in 2016 and never looked back! Last year I became a USA perman

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Timothy and Kandice H.
Sam has been a great teacher. We plan to take lessons with her again in the future.
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"She helped me to understand structure better,"
Josef
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Valentina, brings her teaching to the proper level of the student. Sehr Gut!!"
Josef
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"It has been practical and fun."
Marilyn
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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"Viktor is the best! Would definitely recommend for any language instruction needs."
James
Took German lessons from Viktor R.
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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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"Chrissy is an excellent teacher! She is patient, flexible, kind, encouraging and FUN. I'm so glad to have found Take lessons and Chrissy 😊"
Chava Bahle
Took German lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Fun, fast, and easy to learn."
Andrew
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"Excellent instructor !!!
Outstanding attitude towards teaching.."
Juan
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"Lisa is a really fun person to work with. 2 lessons so far and I really have the impression to have progressed. She’s very patient and takes the time to answer my (many) questions. She gave me great ressources to work on a side, I really appreciate. I’m already looking forward to our next lesson!"
Stéphanie
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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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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