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Henry M.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, German, French
  • Awarded Emmy from Academy of Motion Pictures Television Arts and Sciences
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Kerstin R.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, German
  • Teaching since 2004
  • 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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Lisa D.

16 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • 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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Karin N.

74 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks Swiss German, German, French, Italian, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 to 87
  • Certified Medical Assistant from Woodtli School Zurich
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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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Sam G.

160 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, German, English
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • MA German Studies from University of Florida
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Sam G.

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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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Sam is patient and very thorough and prepared for my sessions.
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Ivonne F.

22 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.
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Average Cost of Online German Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute online German lessons is $56. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $117 per hour.
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"Great conversation in German with real time suggestions for word choice and pronunciation."
Mark
Took German lessons from Viktor R.
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"We had a wonderful experience doing online lessons with Ms Diane. My son was engaged and interested in the lesson times and he looked forward to seeing Ms Diane every week. We intend to resume lessons once the summer is over."
Julia
Took German lessons from Diane C.
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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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"My 12 year old son really enjoys his lessons with Wolfgang and looks forward to them every week. He doesn't need reminding or encouraging to study because he's so excited about learning the language. Wolfgang makes it fun!"
Gianni
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"She is a very patient and kind.
Happy with the choice we made!"
Danaia
Took German lessons from Cassandra B.
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"Our daughter took to Kerstin right away. She did not want the lesson to end!"
Anja
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"If you are looking for a caring, friendly and very experienced learning facilitator in the German language and culture, then you need look no further than Wolfgang Soldan. Mr. Soldan was my instructor in a conversational German class at the former UTB Language Institute in Brownsville. I liked him as a teacher so much that I later sought him out for additional private lessons, which he provided to me in his home at a very reasonable price. I was very impressed with Mr. Soldan in both situations. Mr. Soldan was always extremely well prepared. He challenged me with a variety of interesting and fun learning activities. He tailored the lessons to my level of experience. He was even reasonably available for additional assistance outside of our arranged meetings. With a lifelong passion for teaching and the arts, Mr. Soldan has also accumulated a wealth of knowledge about additional learning resources to supplement your individual experience. Mr. Soldan built on my existing level of German and left me with a stronger foundation as well as desire to continue my studies. Mr. Soldan has my highest recommendation to provide you with a superior learning experience that will be well worth your time and money. You will be in good hands with Mr. Soldan. Contact him now!"
Brian
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"We have been working with Wolfgang for about five weeks now. He is always very well-prepared for each lesson, with a clear goal in mind. He does a great job of adding humor to keep my nine year old son engaged in this new and not always easy language! I chose Wolfgang because German is his mother-tongue and he has extensive teaching experience with a range of ages. I have not been disappointed- he pays careful attention to cultivating accent, which is important and the best part of having a native speaker for a teacher."
Eliot
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Most highly recommended! I found Wolfgang to be an excellent German instructor for me. As a mature (50+) professional I was looking for a native German with perfect mastery of English and impeccable teaching credentials. Wolfgang fit that description perfectly. He tailored the lessons to my needs and made them fun. Along with the excellent language lessons, I really enjoyed his stories about life in Germany, and especially his hometown of Berlin. Thanks to Wolfgang I am much farther along my journey of learning to speak German."
Duane
Took German lessons from Wolfgang S.
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"Kerstin worked with my son in preparation for the GERMAN SAT Subject test. She was excellent. Kerstin was always punctual, professional and personable. She is able to combine a structured approach to learning with a cool, "lets make this fun" attitude which works beautifully with teenagers. My son, though a good student, could not reliably have aced this German Subject test on his own. Kerstin was able to motivate him to do his best, which is no small feat, since I am clueless as how to do this myself. She has also tutored my younger son in German with equally remarkable results. Both my kids adore her and there is no whining about her tutoring sessions. HIGHLY recommended."
Moira
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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Why Take German Lessons Online?

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.

The Benefits of Learning German Online

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.

Choose an Online German Instructor

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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