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Jonathan B.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded CARAS Grant from Temple University Research Administration
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Jonathan B.

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German started in my extended family and has gradually become a central part of my life. First I studied German for five years in grammar school. Then I traveled to Germany multiple times, and hosted Couschsurfers from Germany and Austria. My nephews are being raised bilingual in English and German, and I have both native and second language German speakers in my nuclear and extended family. Having this broad perspective on how German fits in the landscape of international communication, I can adapt a students' education to fit their needs whether it be in mastering school skills or learning German for travel, work or to build relationships.

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Preston T.
Mr. Jonathan was absolutely fantastic with my son. He was patient, supportive and always so positive. He worked hard to connect with my son and figure out ways that would make the learning fun.
Ramon L.
great human beign.
Jim M.
The first class was very good. We covered a good amount of ground. There's only so much an instructor can do during a first class as the teacher and student get to know each other, however, so I'm looking forward to future classes to get deeper into the lessons
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Elise H.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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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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Janet H.

2 Reviews
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  • Speaks Latin, French, German
  • MA Language Learning from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Awarded Grant Award from Center for Western European Studies, Kalamazoo College, Michigan
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Janet H.

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Insights into culture of German-speaking countries from a teacher who has actually lived there and has been visiting for over 40 years.

About Janet

I have 15 years experience teaching German and French, mainly at the high school level, in various settings, both distance learning and a traditional classroom. I have also taught younger children and adults.

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Adriana
A great start to Latin. My daughter was very engaged and enjoyed the session tremendously. She came in reluctantly but is now looking forward to her next lesson all thanks to how Janet engaged her and broke down complex concepts into understandable bites.
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Paul S.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks English, French, Swedish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • BA Spanish & German Studies from Brigham Young University
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Paul S.

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I first started learning German due to a serendipitous move to Oklahoma following my junior year of high school. I have since really grown to love the German language and ended up getting a BA in German Studies (jointly with a BA in Spanish). I really love German literature, whether it's Goethe or Michael Ende, and I really enjoy Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Händel, and also Lieder (Shubert's "Erlkönig" being my favorite). I am also a huge fan of Die Prinzen. I consider myself an expert in grammar-related topics (including verb conjugation, cases, Konjunktiv I and II, etc.) but am also willing to teach vocabulary, pronunciation, and other topics.

About Paul

I hail from Walla Walla, Washington, home of the "famous" sweet onions. I can't begin to express how much I love languages!! I have studied 8 so far (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, and Dutch) and I teach 5 (Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Japanese), and w

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Carolyn
Instructor has good knowledge of Portuguese for beginning students of the language.
Preston
My son had so much fun. Paul is very patient.
Rebecca
Great instructor, very personable and teaches at a good pace. I highly recommend Paul!
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Viktor R.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, German
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Valentina K.

89 Reviews
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  • Speaks German, English, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, Romanian
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner
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Valentina K.

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I have instructed over one hundred students in private German courses. I routinely exceeded student retention expectations. In a period of eight months, my efforts doubled the number of students enrolled in the German language program, through my professional and effective teaching.

About Valentina

• Russian native speaker • Familiar with the Romanian language • Experienced instructor • Able to plan and organize a classroom curriculum • Able to communicate and coordinate with a wide range of individuals Hello, my name is Valentina. I'm a Russian and German teacher. Germa

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These lessons are very helpful. She's a great teacher.

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"She is very thorough und clear. Very professional"
Juan
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"My first lesson was great. Valentina was patient. She answered my questions and ensured I understood before we moved on to the next section. I highly recommend her as an instructor."
Latoya
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Chrissy, she is always well prepared for the class., My children like her very much. Most importantly, she is a lovely person."
Danek
Took German lessons from Chrissy S.
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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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"Valentina’s lessons are professional and efficient. She has been giving me lessons for six months once or twice a week and it has helped me immensely. I started with almost no knowledge of German and am now at about Level 1 where I can carry on basic conversations.
I highly endorse Valentina and think she is an excellent tutor especially, for a working adult who is willing to work hard to progress. Thank you for your help."
Zinaida
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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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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"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."
Pamela
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"I have had only one class with Valentina so far, but even in that amount of time I felt like she knew what she was doing and was the right teacher to help me with my goals. She has experience teaching, and was able to laugh or brush off misunderstandings which made the lesson feel more relaxed.
I learned enough in our first lesson to keep me busy the entire week until our next one! I'm looking forward to our next session."
Luci
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Lisa is the BEST!!!!"
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Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"We really love our lessons with Kerstin. She is terrific."
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