Award-Winning German Tutors in Washington, DC
Emily "I am a graduate of Duke University. I received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in German. I studied abroad in Berlin, Germany for two semesters, during which time I studied the German language, history, and culture Since graduation, I have traveled extensively, tutoring children of immigrants in California for the “No Child Left Behind” program; adults in Manhattan looking to improve their English (as I am a certified ESL instructor); and private clients in the Veneto region of Italy..."
Deva "...My main teaching experience is with college students, but I enjoy the challenges of working with all levels of learning. I earned my Ph.D. from Georgetown University in German Studies in 2012, and my MA from the University of Chicago in the Humanities. My main areas of expertise are in German and English language and literature, including an emphasis on writing, reading, speaking, and listening comprehension, as well as essay writing at all levels..."
St. John's College - BA, Philosophy, Math (Liberal Arts)
Georgetown University - PhD, German Studies
Maureen "I have degrees in literature from Barnard (B.A.), the University of Paris (M.A.), and Princeton (Ph.D). As well as having taught literature, film, and writing to undergraduates at Princeton, I've tutored bilingual high school students in Korea preparing for college in the US and adult students in France working to improve their English. I have great expertise and passion for teaching any aspect of English, French, literature or writing, whether for school or a subject test..."
Barnard - Bachelors, Literature
Princeton - PhD, Literature
Annette "...in Law from the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz with an emphasis on European Law. Several years ago I started to work with children and came to love it. I gained my first experience in a child care facility as a classroom volunteer, later I extended it to tutoring in elementary school classrooms, and to leading scout groups of various ages, which I still do..."
Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University/ Germany - bachelor and master of law, Law
Johannes-Gutenberg University/Germany - PhD, Law
Alina "Learning has always been a passion of mine, and I strive to impart that passion to my students. I do not train my students to recite facts and figures. Rather, I encourage them to become self-motivated learners by creating a positive experience that is tailored to each individual..."
Wolfgang "Born, raised and educated in Germany, I moved to the United States on my 21st birthday. I went back to school in late 2010 and got a second degree from Strayer University in Information Technology. I am currently working on my MBA and a CISSP certification. I am working for a school system in Virginia and love it when students see how easy it is to learn a foreign language..."
Lyana "...My earliest tutoring experience dates back to when I was 16, where I taught my native language German. Since then, I have tutored other subjects as well including biology, physiology, and chemistry to name a few. Having won several science awards, I know lots of fun facts to share with my tutees..."
Michelle "...I have tutored 4th graders in Math and Reading and followed one English Language Learner through 1st and 2nd grade. This past May, I completed my student-teaching internship in a 1st grade classroom to receive my K-6 teaching licensure. I am currently teaching full-day Kindergarten in Washington, DC and love my job! Although I spend my days with 5 and 6 year olds, I am passionate about teaching and learning with a variety of age groups and in a range of subject areas..."
Yolanda "I have 30 years of successfully aiding learners meet language goals in French, German, Spanish and ESL. For example, I helped *Berea College Students pass tests in French, German and ESL as a school Teaching Assistant. *an American student qualify for a study program at the University of Goettingen in Germany, as a German Teaching Assistant. *a high school student pass the second level of Spanish while she was bed ridden and could not attend school, as a Spanish teacher. *an Austrian lawyer attend a semester at the famed London School of Economics, as an ESL Teacher. *a young 6th grader grin and inform me that he was going to 'practice real hard' so that he could win our class spelling game, again as an ESL Teacher. And there is so much more. When I am not teaching or learning languages, I am editing reports and books..."
Timothy " Greetings! My name is Tim Mannel. I graduated from the University of Virginia in May with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. As an older brother, former babysitter, and camp counselor, I have always enjoyed working with children of all ages..."