Award-Winning German Tutors in New York, NY
Birgit "...My lessons can be as informal or formal depending on the client's preference. Testimonial Birgit is not only a native speaker but has the best proper standard high German pronunciation and intonation. Furthermore, her most creative and interactive teaching methods make this difficult language fun to learn. Being a thorough professional and an extremely patient tutor, she has a knack for tailoring the learning material to the level of my child and making the lessons very effective..."
Friedrich-Alexander University; Nürnberg, Germany - BA, Business Administration
Nolan "...in Film & New Media and a concentration in Social Research & Public Policy. After tutoring peers in high school and university, I look forward to helping K-8 and high school students catch up, pull ahead, or cover a compelling subject in more depth. I specialize in teaching personalized courses in writing, public speaking, and math. For students studying for the ACT or SAT I offer a preparatory course with measured progress reports as we move through each section..."
New York University Abu Dhabi - BA, Film & New Media
Danae "...In between my studies, I spent a year working as an au pair in both Guatemala and Germany, where I lived with host families and tutored several young children under the age of ten. I have also mentored undergraduate college students and help international students from China with improving their English. As a linguist, I understand the challenges of mastering one's first and second languages, which is why I specialize in German and English..."
Rodrigo "...At this point in time I realized I could help students in both of these languages. In addition I have taken Spanish grammar courses at Montclair State University, thanks to which I have been able to help my fellow classmates. Some of my hobbies are soccer, basketball, and hanging out with my friends. I am also a soccer referee, working in various youth, men's, and high school leagues..."
Vina "...Upon my arrival in the U.S., I obtained a degree of B.S. in finance from Rutgers University and have worked within the financial industry as a financial analyst as well as as an accountant for over ten years. Nevertheless, I have always carried a profound interest in teaching and tutoring throughout my career while working on Wall Street and within the financial industry..."
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY - B.S., FINANCE / ECONOMICS
Roger "... I am happy to help you in your language journey in any way you find best suits your goal. I can help you with your homework, discuss grammar concepts that are tricky, compare cultural elements, or just simply chat in the target language! I am open to any age group and am happy to help those who just want to brush up on the language, regardless of being in enrolled in an academic course or not. I believe in a hands-on approach for the learner in which the target language is applied in a useful way..."
Arizona State University - Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, French & Spanish
New York University - MA, Foreign Language Education; Spanish, TESOL
State Certified Teacher
Wolfram "... My students come from all levels, from total beginners to opera singers to law professionals. I have traveled extensively, and taught at all big language schools in the US. I enjoy reading, running along the East River, and the cultural diversity of New York City..."
Saarbrücken, Germany - PhD, German Law
Saarbrücken, Germany - PhD, German Literature
Viktoria "...Currently, I organize and lead a creative writing group for adults with my husband at our home in Brooklyn. Over the course of my professional and academic trajectory, tutoring has supplemented and enriched my experience. Whether helping a fourth grader with intermediate-level German homework or guiding a high school senior in writing an analytical essay on Flannery O’Connor’s short stories, I relish the chance to delve into the given subject matter and inspire enthusiasm and success. My passion is rooted in – though not exclusive to – languages, literature, and writing..."
Gunnar "...I believe that writing is the core practice of learning, and I particularly enjoy working with students of all ages to improve their writing in diverse areas, including English, Social Studies, and test preparation. My tutoring technique builds on two years of experience teaching English in New York City public schools and several prior years of teaching adults engaged in college or careers here and in Germany. I was awarded an MA by The University of East Anglia after completing their graduate writing program, the oldest one of its kind in the United Kingdom. After moving to New York City, I received a second graduate degree and teaching credentials from the University of Long Island in Brooklyn..."
Justin "... Unwilling to compromise my love for language or my affinity for math and problem solving, I am currently pursuing a Master's degree in Computational Linguistics, the interface between computer science and human language. Fluent in Spanish and German, I also study second language acquisition in my course and lab work. My hobbies include biking, camping, woodworking, travel, puzzles, writing, and lots of reading..."