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Ben B.

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Starting at $65
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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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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Kerstin R.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, German
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Awarded Promotion of Young Scholars Grant or NaFoeG from Berlin senat 1994/96
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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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Karin N.

74 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks Swiss German, German, French, Italian, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded Honorary Evening School from Limania
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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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Shelby F.

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Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • A.S. Business Management from Baker College
  • Teaching since 2014
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Shelby F.

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I will be creating my lessons by mixing what I learn through duolingo with my personality, likes, dislikes, everyday issues... etc etc etc.

About Shelby

I am laidback. You and I will create an agreement that fits both of us once we start (long-term students) and a set of boundaries to keep up focused on your goals for the session(s). I prefer us to keep the subject of conversation geared towards your learning goals that day, but I wont freak out eve

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Diane C.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, English, German, French, Duala
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Diane C.

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Using books and online materials, I guide students through grammatical rules, vocabulary and pronunciation, using cultural examples as illustration. I'll buy whichever books are the most relevant to a student's level, age, and needs, and also ask my student to buy the book too. Some of these books can be used without a private teacher, in any case!
I learned German grammar with a very strict teacher, many years ago, and she was right to be strict: grammar is the backbone of the German language.
I collaborate with my German sister, who lives in Germany.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! Yay! We can start in-person lessons again, as long as basic distancing is kept. I have been vaccinated and I would prefer my students to be vaccinated, too, but it's not a deal breaker. I teach several languages: French, German, and English for non-native English speaker

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Julia J.
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.
Daria
I have been a student with Diane for the last few years and she is the best French teacher I have ever had. Not only is she an amazing teacher but she is also genuinely fun to be with. This year, Diane helped me pass the French B2 Certification exam - she provided me with all the resources I could have ever hoped for, and I really couldn't have done it without her! I highly recommend her for anyone
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Sam G.

162 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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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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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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"Great conversation in German with real time suggestions for word choice and pronunciation."
Mark
Took German lessons from Viktor R.
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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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"Ms.kohn is a very good teacher"
Raghu
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"Fun, fast, and easy to learn."
Andrew
Took German lessons from Lisa D.
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"looking forward to the next lesson."
JOHN
Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"We experienced helpful guidance in learning new concepts. His breadth of knowledge in so many areas is motivating and fun."
Marilyn
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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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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"Elise is a knowledgeable, professional, ethical, engaged, and helpful tutor. She has been especially helpful in the complexities of learning a new language and made sure I really understood complex grammatical rules and how to apply them. She is also personable, warm, kind, inviting, and really cares about her student's progress.

She was on time, well prepared and engaged in all our meetings. I learned a lot. So far she has been the best German tutor I have had. Cannot recommend Elise enough for language lessons!"
Stephen
Took German lessons from Elise H.
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"Er wahr sehr gut Heute. Ich lerne schnell.

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He is doing very well today. I learn quickly."
AnnMarie
Took German lessons from Henry M.
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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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