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..."
Karen "... Simply put, I enjoy exploring language—learning the nuances of vocabulary, grammar, and phonetics. And, as I often tell myself, learning a language isn’t hard: children across the world do it. (I have to remind myself of this, as I’m learning Japanese!) I tutor pupils in both French and German..."
Dominic "...However, with a subject like language, any progress always goes directly with personal progress: language is, after all, the way we think and the way we communicate. The challenges of German (or any second language) are quite different: rather than building onto a life's work of experience speaking and reading, I have to disassociate a student's understanding of language until they can grasp the language of German as a stand-alone entity. Then the ties can be drawn to the native tongue..."
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..."
Ronald "Learning a new language can open up so many new possibilities and broadens ones horizons. I have lived, worked, and studied in Germany for over 2 years. I now speak German fluently and it has opened so many doors in my life..."
Freie Schauspielschule Hamburg - (Training), Theater
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama - M.A., Musical Theatre
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..."
Noel "I received an MBA in International Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and a B.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University. I have also completed a graduate certificate in World Religions, Diplomacy, and Conflict Resolution from George Mason University..."
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..."