FavouritesAdd to Wish List
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
from41.00GBP/ h

German from beginners to Advanced and History from Keystage 1 to A-Level

I specialise in teaching students any aspect of German language, literature and culture as well as any aspect of European history from the Roman times to the present. Preparing students for GCSE and A-Level exams or any of the German language exams.

Location

At student's location: Around City of Westminster, United Kingdom

|
Use ⊞+wheel to zoom!
+

General info

Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, German

About Me

A history graduate and a native speaker of German, available to teach and tutor persons of all ages from 5 -99.
Experienced in teaching children and adults both in a formal school setting through teaching languages in schools in Hull as well as informal education sessions in several museums throughout the UK.

Education

Mittlere Reife = GCSE in Art, Biology, Careers Orientation, Chemistry, English, French, German, Geography, History, Maths, Music, PE, Physics
A-Levels: Ethics, German, History, Religious Studies
BA: German Literature and History
MA: Women's History
PgDipl: Museums Studies

Experience / Qualifications

Preparing to Teach in Lifelong Learning, Working Men's College, Camden 2013
Teaching German and French in schools in Hull, 2002

Ask a question

Send a message explaining your needs and Bettina will reply soon:
The more detail, the better.
Ex. "Hi, when are you available to meet for a lesson?"

Availability of a typical week

(GMT -04:00) New York
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
0              
1              
2  Monday at 2:00  Tuesday at 2:00  Wednesday at 2:00  Thursday at 2:00  Friday at 2:00    
3  Monday at 3:00  Tuesday at 3:00  Wednesday at 3:00  Thursday at 3:00  Friday at 3:00    
4  Monday at 4:00  Tuesday at 4:00  Wednesday at 4:00  Thursday at 4:00  Friday at 4:00    
5  Monday at 5:00  Tuesday at 5:00  Wednesday at 5:00  Thursday at 5:00  Friday at 5:00    
6  Monday at 6:00  Tuesday at 6:00  Wednesday at 6:00  Thursday at 6:00  Friday at 6:00    
7  Monday at 7:00  Tuesday at 7:00  Wednesday at 7:00  Thursday at 7:00  Friday at 7:00    
8  Monday at 8:00  Tuesday at 8:00  Wednesday at 8:00  Thursday at 8:00  Friday at 8:00    
9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00  Thursday at 9:00  Friday at 9:00    
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00  Friday at 10:00    
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00  Friday at 11:00    
12  Monday at 12:00  Tuesday at 12:00  Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00  Friday at 12:00    
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00  Thursday at 13:00  Friday at 13:00    
14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00  Friday at 14:00    
15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00  Friday at 15:00    
16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00  Wednesday at 16:00  Thursday at 16:00  Friday at 16:00    
17              
18              
19              
20              
21              
22              
23              
from £41At student's home

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Online reputation

  • Instructor since November 2019

Availability of a typical week

(GMT -04:00) New York
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
0              
1              
2  Monday at 2:00  Tuesday at 2:00  Wednesday at 2:00  Thursday at 2:00  Friday at 2:00    
3  Monday at 3:00  Tuesday at 3:00  Wednesday at 3:00  Thursday at 3:00  Friday at 3:00    
4  Monday at 4:00  Tuesday at 4:00  Wednesday at 4:00  Thursday at 4:00  Friday at 4:00    
5  Monday at 5:00  Tuesday at 5:00  Wednesday at 5:00  Thursday at 5:00  Friday at 5:00    
6  Monday at 6:00  Tuesday at 6:00  Wednesday at 6:00  Thursday at 6:00  Friday at 6:00    
7  Monday at 7:00  Tuesday at 7:00  Wednesday at 7:00  Thursday at 7:00  Friday at 7:00    
8  Monday at 8:00  Tuesday at 8:00  Wednesday at 8:00  Thursday at 8:00  Friday at 8:00    
9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00  Thursday at 9:00  Friday at 9:00    
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00  Friday at 10:00    
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00  Friday at 11:00    
12  Monday at 12:00  Tuesday at 12:00  Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00  Friday at 12:00    
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00  Thursday at 13:00  Friday at 13:00    
14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00  Friday at 14:00    
15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00  Friday at 15:00    
16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00  Wednesday at 16:00  Thursday at 16:00  Friday at 16:00    
17              
18              
19              
20              
21              
22              
23              
from £41At student's home

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Share

You are here

Private lessons

Kevin
Polyglot specialist with 9 years of experience. German in speed mode. Level A1 to C2. No school teaching.
I offer you a German course that is not like the others. There are two types of courses. Here is an analogy to illustrate their respective approaches: If you travel back and forth by train every day and don't have time to wait long at the platform, imagine that you only have two options: 1) Memorise the timetable. 2) Realise that the train comes every ten minutes and that a train arrives for example at 7:00 a.m. In school pedagogy, in textbooks and in normal lessons, the first approach is used - in the course I am offering you, it is the second approach because it is more economical and faster. My offer is aimed at both pupils and adults who want to learn the German language without time-consuming detours through the madness of fruitless school methods. Learning is easy, but unlearning things that have become bad habits is extremely difficult. This makes it all the more important to learn the right reflexes as early as possible. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced learner, with my customised lessons you will greatly accelerate the learning process while having a positive attitude. I offer German lessons for individuals or groups (2 to 5 people). The methods are based on cognitive science and historical linguistics in particular. My modular programme can be adapted on a case-by-case basis. The converging point of these modules is your independence in spontaneous conversations in real life. What will not be covered in the course: learning lists of verbs; learning lists of nouns with articles; learning words with their translations; flashcards; doing school exercises; following the syllabus of a booklet; imposing the English grammar on the German language. What is particularly important to me: to motivate my student and to give him a learning rhythm; to encourage his creativity; to befriend him with the language; the letters and their sounds; to strengthen the memory by training the phonological loop; to teach blueprints instead of memorising sentences; to explain how the language works in order to make my student independent as quickly as possible; to eliminate common preconceptions, such as that 'der' would mean masculine and 'die' feminine, that the accusative would be a direct complement and the dative an indirect complement, that verbs would be irregular, that declension would be random and therefore would have to be learnt with each verb...; to put practice at the centre and only deal with grammar where necessary. A first lesson will give you a sound idea of my pedagogy.

Sebastian
Fun and Effective German course with Money-Back-Guarantee!
I am a German native speaker and general language enthusiast. Besides German, I speak English, Swedish, Spanish, French, and Italian. Having learned 6 languages myself, I am 100% convinced that I will successfully teach you German (in a fun and relaxed manner)! I have been teaching since 2018 and am currently one of the most-reviewed teachers on this platform. I encourage you to pause here and have a look at my reviews. I am confident that you too will have a similar view after having had some classes with me. On top of teaching here on Apprentus, I have taught offline group classes for the Volksuniversiteit The Hague (A Volksuniversiteit (litt. folk university) is an institute for non-formal adult education in the Netherlands). I also taught for and underwent training with Berlitz, which is one of, if not THE largest language school in the world, operating in over 70 countries and 500+ locations. I am 33 years old, have an honours degree from Leiden University, The Hague, am calm, encouraging, and, most importantly, PATIENT. My main objective in classes is to make the student feel relaxed and at ease. I encourage you to speak without fear of making mistakes. In fact, I celebrate making mistakes. "Why?", you may ask. Well, making mistakes means that you are leaving your comfort zone. You are trying something that you are not already skilled at. You don't choose the easy path! People who never make mistakes are stagnant. Therefore, making mistakes should be CELEBRATED instead of shunned! So, good on you for mispronouncing "Nachmittag (Afternoon)", or using the wrong grammar when making a sentence! Here, let me help you get it right this time! :) Do you already have German knowledge? No problem! Instead of building the basics, we can design classes that meet your personal needs and preferences. We can write essays together, you can hold presentations about topics of your interests or topics that I provide, we can discuss current events, hold debates, you can write news-paper article summaries, or we deep dive into advanced grammar. Whatever it is that you enjoy and need: We can do it together. All my classes combine speaking, listening & grammar exercises in interaction with me. Unless you're a very advanced student, we will work with learning materials created by some of the best publishers for language learning in Germany. These materials serve as a red thread for our course that introduces new words, grammar, and exercises in a good pace and interesting manner which keeps you engaged and motivated. Furthermore, I show you German food, music, and places. On top of that, I introduce you to the best technological tools (homepages and applications) to boost your language learning and take it to the next level! Another important factor for me is having a personal connection. Unless you prefer to "stick to business", which is fine as well, we typically start our classes by talking about how the weekend or preceding weekdays have been. I don't see my students as a resource to be extracted, but as people for whom I develop a genuine interest. Over the course of time, we both know what is going on in our respective lives and update each other about small or big life events. Having taught many students for multiple years, I can gladly say that I have made real friends thanks to our classes, some of whom I even have met in real life. I am extremely confident that you very soon will have the same success that I have had in learning languages! So what are you waiting for? Get in touch now to book a first lesson in which we can get to know each other so that I can learn about you, your needs, and your wishes, which will allow us to design the optimal course for you. See you soon! Bis bald! Sebastian

Awni
Private Arabic classes for non natives or foreigners/online
Native professional Arabic teacher offering Arabic language classes- typical Arabic (Fusha) or middle eastern dialects (Jordanian, Lebanese and gulf). These classes are INDIVIDUAL and PERSONALIZED according to your demands. I can help you to learn basics even from Alphabet to conjugation,plus writing and speaking. My method will take you step by step to meet your goal! I am dynamic, easy-going and full of energy! All material will be provided to you by email. Lessons are well organized I can suggest a weekly task. In addition, I can provide support in proofreading and translation. About me: I am a highly qualified teacher with a Master's degree in Philology and Literature as well as 13 years of experience. As I have studied in high ranked European universities and traveled around the world, so I'm able to support you with job interviews and public speech. Language of teaching can be English,French, Spanish and Arabic. Classes can be via Skype or zoom. Thank you for your interest in my profile, أهلاً وسهلاً ومرحباً بكم في صفحتي

Catharina
Language Summer Special for English, Dutch and German
Apply today for a 10-lesson summer school. This is not an opportunity to be missed. Your lessons will be tailored to your level and your specific requirements. Whether you wish to improve your grades or your career opportunities during the summer period, we will tackle the important issues and deal with them. All lessons are one-on-one. There is limited availability, so book ahead of the crowd.

Miriam
Native English and German Speaker I Adult Education I Baccalaureate Preparation I Business English I Courses for all Levels
Welcome to my profile I Willkommen auf meinem Profil. I'm Miriam, German-American and foreign language teacher. Here's what I offer at a glance: - Lessons for all levels. - Adequate preparation for exams. - Individual learning objectives. - Conversational English. - Improvement in written production, comprehension and oral production - The pleasure of learning! Hope to meet you ! Do not hesitate to contact me.

Sándor
German Language classes for all levels, by native online teacher Sándor
I am Sándor, 28 old, native German and I will help you to boost your German Languages skills. We will evaluate your current German language level and formulate a step by step learning plan to reach your individual learning goal. I am an experience online and teacher offline teacher, flexible to tailor my teaching style reach your individual goal. You will learn about German: - Vocabulary - Grammar - Colloquial Language/spoken language - German culture/tradition - any topic of your interest I can - prepare you for your language exam at any level - improve your conversation skills - prepare you for your German job We will: - organize and plan classes suited to your individual timetable - have classes via Skype or Google Hangouts AND THE MOST IMPORTANT: ----- Have fun learning a new language ;D ---- My other classes: 1) German Language classes 2) Physiotherapy classes Looking forward to see you in class, Sándor

Laura Selene
German, Spanish, English and exam preparation classes.
I teach German, and I also offer Spanish classes, which is my native language, as well as English classes. I have been specializing in giving private classes for years, both for school help and for people who want to learn or improve the language or specifically want to take the official language exam to obtain a certificate. I adapt very much to the needs and abilities of the student and I always try to ensure that there is no monotony in learning, but rather that it is something that can be enjoyed.

Jessica
Qualified trainer teaches German at all levels to young people and adults in and around Strasbourg
I'm offering German lessons and I want to help you to learn to write and speak German while talking, playing games and reading books. I can adapt myself to your level. I speak German fluently. With this German course, you will get: • a very knowledgeable, patient tutor with years of experience • as many opportunities as possible to speak real German, to think about it, and to improve • audio material and exercises to help you practice the German language If you like my approach and want to improve your German, write me a message or book your lessons with me! You can start right away as a complete beginner or already have some knowledge of the language! I'm looking forward to meeting you!

Shyam
German for beginners A1/A2 Reading Speaking Grammar Goethe Exams Kids Adults
I am experienced in teaching German for beginners that include IT professionals, students, spouses, and young children around the globe. Learn German A1 and A2 levels online using standard German adult books provided in the electronic version. The focus would be on listening, reading, writing, and speaking modules. If you want to pass Goethe or TELC certification exams, I can help you. I can also provide assistance for studying in Germany. I am willing to share experiences and ideas to expand the comfort zone between the student and teacher. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT • Proficiency rating • Lessons at your own individual needs and learning style • Unique learning materials • Conversation oriented lessons • Lesson notes • Error correction of your written texts • Correspondence between lessons and A2 levels at the comfort of your home. I can also help with Goethe certification exams. Individual classes and 1-1 coaching.

Valère
German, French and Math Tutoring ; international German language Test Prep
I have 14 years experience in teaching or tutoring several subjects(Math,French,German...) from kindergarten to class 12 in the family or with enterprises. I am currently teaching German as foreign language and I have a baccalaureate. I spent some years at university in Germany studying Electrical Engineering. I really enjoy teaching and educating since childhood.When teaching I focus on deep understanding and work strategy after identifying the type of student and his/her needs. How intelligent the student is matters less than how hard he/she works. I always try to make the student know the aims and uses of the learned stuff in everyday live.

Phillip
Online practice lessons for your children: simplify their studies!
It is obvious that school life can be demanding. It's sometimes difficult to juggle daily responsibilities while ensuring your children succeed in French, English, history and geography. My name is Phillip, and I'm here to lighten the load for you. With over 20 years of experience as a tutor/tutor, my goal is to help you find balance and offer you a valuable helping hand. As an early childhood educator, I am able to understand the unique needs of each child. In addition to my expertise, I am bilingual in English and French, with American and French-speaking Swiss origins. Currently based in Ireland, I combine an international perspective with a passion for education. You can count on me to provide your children with high-quality lessons in a caring learning environment. Allow me to take over, answer their questions, and create an environment conducive to their growth. You no longer have to worry about problematic materials. Contact me today, and together we can pave the way to a positive educational future for your children. You deserve to relax and leave your children's learning in good hands. Let me accompany you on this path to academic success and well-being.

Elaine
German, English exam preparation for school and A1 to DSH
I help schoolchildren and adults to learn both German and English. With fun and empathy. What distinguishes my lessons is that I have a lot of patience for my students and practice with them until they understand it. Everyone loves teaching with me. I respond to my students' requests and my goal is to help students make progress without burdening them. I give assignments after every lesson and create regular progress reports.

Khalil
German courses for all levels at home or online
I offer German courses for all levels, provided I have an advanced level in German C1+ (confirmation) and have obtained my certificate from the GOETHE INSTITUT. Your progress with me is guaranteed and any dissatisfaction will be refunded. I always try to make my sessions interesting and more fun by including mini games and quizzes to help you immerse yourself in the language and to ensure that you have fun during your learning course.

Hiba
Apprendre l'Allemand facilement et rapidement
Hello Dear Student, My name is Hiba, I worked for years as a translator for German, then I worked in a language school in Hamburg. There I gained valuable experience in the methodology of teaching foreign languages to children and adults. According to my students, learning languages with me is a lot of fun and I am very happy to hear that, because I help my students to stay motivated until they reach their goal, because I simply prepare for each student an individual learning program that is tailored to his language skills and needs. So far, I have met and worked with wonderful students (of different ages) from all over the world. My students achieve excellent results, which makes me very happy and very proud! Students tell me often that they have no knowledge of German or that they have already forgotten what they have learned or that they have a language exam soon and if I can help and my answer is : Yes, of course. I work at your pace and according to your needs. Basically, the cours covered several areas, such as reading, understanding and prounciation. Since I love my job very much, I also accompany my students even outside working hours via WhatsApp, so I am always available if you have questions or need help. So don ́t hesitate to contact me! If you require more information, write me and I will be happy to answer your questions. I look forward to having you on my team soon, because you deserve the best. See you later

Elise
Private German lessons by qualified academic
University graduate in German language and literature (Master of Letters in German with specialization in medieval languages and literature) with a solid experience, gives private German lessons for all levels. My lessons are adapted according to the needs of the student. They aim to consolidate concepts, fill gaps, prepare for exams (maturity, compulsory school leaving certificates, entrance exams to gymnasiums and universities, Goethe Zertifikat up to B2). Opportunity to learn the language. For school supports: This is above all long-term work, which implies on my part taking the time to "learn how to learn" in an effective manner: every exercise is explained in detail, which can make its execution easier. slower. Quality takes priority over quantity in order to obtain optimal results over time. Students bring their own course materials (notebooks, books, audio CDs, dictionaries, assessments, etc.). Another important point: in order for my help to be beneficial, it is necessary that the student provides regular personal work between lessons. This essentially involves rereading your notes, repeating exercises similar to those carried out together or even moving forward in learning vocabulary. For conversation classes: The topics are based on interests and/or specific needs for exam preparation. I attach particular importance to pronunciation, fluency and vocabulary. I usually correct at the end of a conversation exercise with detailed feedback, in order to avoid any blockages and to work on fluency. Depending on the level of the students and/or their expectations (exam preparations/assessments/desire for improvement for example), I work on the choice of appropriate words, grammatical accuracy, the ability to formulate more or less complex sentences. For exam preparations: The courses offer to acquire solid tools to learn to write, to comment on literary texts and a methodology to work on oral comprehension. The student must bring their own exam preparation brochure, available in all bookstores. For Goethe Institute model exams, the exam books from Cornlesen are particularly suitable. The other alternative would be to download and print before the start of the course a copy of the Goethe Institute exam available on the institute's website. For the oral comprehension: Work from audio-visual viewings downloaded from the Deutsche Welle site, which offer various recordings adapted to all levels, with a very concrete approach. In the long term, the student acquires ease not only in oral comprehension, but also enriches his basic vocabulary through exercises. I also work on the Goethe Institut oral tests to familiarize myself with speaking. For the work of the written expression: I begin by explaining in the first lesson some methodological tools to acquire writing skills. The student has the opportunity to start writing during the course or do a writing exercise on duty and give it to me to correct (send by email or at the beginning of the next lesson). The corrections are explained in detail. In addition, at the time of booking, the student can send me a draft copy before the lesson so that I can meet his needs even more quickly. Apart from my presence with the student, every lesson involves preparation time before and after the lesson, particularly for the work that I correct. My goal being to design an individualized course, I take the time necessary to write detailed comments on corrected work or advice to ensure maximum success for everyone. In addition, each student can contact me at any time outside of class by email if necessary. Feel free to contact me for more information. :)