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Jonathan G.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Ben B.

1 Review
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Starting at $65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ben B.

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I have a Ph.D. in Latin, Ancient Greek, and Philosophy, and further degrees in French and German, and I have lived and worked in Germany for over half a decade, including teaching in German at a German university.

About Ben

I have several university degrees, including a Ph.D., in Latin, Ancient Greek, French, German, and Philosophy, and I have lived, studied, and taught for about two decades in France, Germany, and several other countries, and have native fluency in these and other languages. In addition to teaching l

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Rose
Such a wonderful, encouraging, and patient teacher. He is strict and demanding, but always kind, and it's all for the sake of letting me improve as much as possible. I have learned a lot in a very short time.
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Antonia L.

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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Antonia L.

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My name is Antonia and I am a PhD student in Psychology in Berkeley, California. I was born and raised in Germany; I moved to California a few years ago to start my PhD. I have a great passion for teaching and have been able to collect a lot of teaching experience during my studies. I also teach my Canadian boyfriend how to speak German - with great success. :) I offer a unique teaching approach with individualized lessons! All ages and difficulty levels welcome!

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My name is Antonia, Psychology PhD student in Berkeley, California. I was born and raised in Northern Germany, I only moved to California a few years ago for my studies. I have been able to collect lots of teaching experience before and during my PhD. I also teach my Canadian boyfriend how to speak

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Lisa D.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Bachelor of Arts from Grand Valley State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Lisa made learning German fun! I wanted to focus on words and phrasing needed when traveling to German as I hope to do that someday soon. After going over some basic German words and principles, we started on phrases, with quizzing afterward to help me retain what I had learned. Lisa provided lots of positive feedback and I gained confidence as the lesson proceded. I hope to take additional classes when I firm up plans to actually make the trip and I'll be hoping to take them from Lisa again. Highly recommend!
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Judith S.

17 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Best female Newcomer Pop/Rock from German Rock & Pop Award
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Judith S.

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Would you like to prepare for your next vacation? Do you need to learn German for your new job, or do you just want to improve your skills you've learned in school?

As a native German I can teach you German on a high level! The best way to do that is starting with a simple conversation. Learning through talking, gestures and pictures is the most natural and easy way to be successful in a new language!

As I'm from Hanover I speak the cleanest German with no accent at all! My knowledge of grammar and syntax will help you to learn the 'correct' German!

About Judith

Hi there! I am Judith, a professional Pop/Rock/Jazz singer and pianist. In 2009 I've got my Master's degree in Popular Music Voice Education at the University of Music & Drama in Hanover, Germany, and for more than 10 years I've worked as a voice instructor and freelance singer/pianist in Germany

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John
I’ve worked with Judith for a few years now and she does a great job working with my goals for learning German. She is very patient and flexible with our learning and lessons!
ELSA
Judith is wonderful! All the issues I've had with my voice and singing for years, she addressed with pinpoint accuracy and expert instruction to help me correct them; even the things I didn't know how to explain! She has a great ear and a wealth of practical knowledge to share. After my first month of lessons, my singing is so much better! She is so kind and non-judgmental, and fun to work with, too. With Judith's help and encouragement, I'm hitting notes and singing songs I didn't think I had the range for and turning my good voice into a great voice. Thank you so much, Judith!
Jason
Excellent instruction and great personality! Highly recommend Judith!
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Jonathan B.

36 Reviews
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  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Music Theory from Temple University
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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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"It has been practical and fun."
Marilyn
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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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"Lisa helped me refresh on my German before going on trip! She was very professional and her German skills are wunderbar!"
Jentzen
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"First class was great. Valentina was clear and patient. Looking forward to the next classes."
Valentina
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Great instructor, I'm noticing a lot of improvement with my German. Her teaching style is laid back and easy to follow. Thanks Judith!"
Hassan
Took German lessons from Judith S.
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"Lisa was amazing! I needed a refresher on my German before going on a trip, and Lisa was just who I needed to assist me. She is very professional, patient, and adapted our lessons to my specific needs and goals. I would recommend Lisa to anyone seeking German assistance!"
Jentzen
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"First class was great, she is very helpful and patient. I'm excited to continue to learn more and continue to improve my german."
Cody
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"Kerstin has been teaching German to both my kids for the past several years. Their grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation has improved dramatically. Kerstin has done a tremendous job tailoring her lessons to the different needs and learning preferences my children who very much appreciated this tailored approach. Most recently, Kerstin helped to prepare my oldest daughter for her German SAT subject test with outstanding results. I can highly recommend her."
Kristina
Took German lessons from Kerstin R.
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"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!"
Maddi
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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