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German Lessons with Great Results - Deutsch Macht Spass!

Guten Tag! Have you always wanted to learn German? Do you already have a passion for languages? I specialise in teaching adults and seniors who want to learn a new language or who want to take their knowledge to the next level. I help students to improve both their spoken and written fluency in German, focussing on cultural and lifestyle topics of interest and current affairs. My aim is to make lessons inspiring, interesting and enjoyable, so that students can experience the joy of learning German, as they gain a useful skill.

Extra information

Lessons can be held at my home in Chiswick, West London or at the student's home in West / Central London when lockdown restrictions allow face-to-face tuition, or alternatively lessons can be arranged via webcam for online tutoring.

I am half German and I have gained university degrees in German and Italian (BA Hons) and in Translation Studies (MA). I have lived in Germany and I have had a career using languages (German, Italian and English) for several decades.

Location

At teacher's location: Lattimer Place, London, UK
At student's location: Around Acton, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
German:
German for adults
Age:
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English, German, Italian, French

About Me

Language Tuition offered: ENGLISH as a Second/Foreign Language (ESL), GERMAN, ITALIAN.

I have always loved languages with a passion since I was a child. I believe that learning another language has many benefits, which I would like to share with students. Languages enrich us by opening up insights into a different culture and mentality.
Learning a foreign language also exercises our brain cells, keeping us mentally fit.
Communicating in the native language of a country visited, whether for business, study or pleasure, brings huge rewards.
For beginners or improvers wishing to learn or build on their knowledge of ENGLISH (as a foreign language), GERMAN or ITALIAN I can help with both the spoken and written language. The tuition can cover conversation practice, building fluency and confidence in the spoken language, and/or grammar and writing practice.
The tuition is always tailored to suit each individual student. My aim is always to take your knowledge to the next level, whilst keeping the tuition interesting, enjoyable and fun.

Education

I studied Modern Languages for my first University Degree, gaining a BA (Joint Hons) in German and Italian from Salford University, UK. I later gained an MA in Applied Translation Studies with Distinction from London Metropolitan University, UK. TEFL Qualification at Level 5 taken at i-to-i TEFL in 2020

Experience / Qualifications

Languages have always been part of my life, as I am half German, and I have spent some years living and working abroad. My work experience includes translation work and also many years of professional guiding work as a qualified London Blue Badge Guide. I started doing private tuition in languages a few years ago.

BA (Joint Hons) in German and Italian from Salford University, UK.
MA in Applied Translation Studies with Distinction from London Metropolitan University, UK.
TEFL Level 5 Course taken at i-to-i TEFL in 2020

Reviews (4)

Carol is a great teacher. She listens to the needs of the student. Her material is very well done. She has a solid knowledge of the language and is very good at explaining.
Very good teacher, very attractive course, best teacher ever
Carol really puts a great effort into every english lesson. Not only during the lesson, also befor the lesson. She searches for good exercises. Overall a very great and fun english teacher!
I wanted to brush up my German and Carol proved to be the perfect tutor. She designed a course to match my needs and was happy to adapt it as I progressed. She provided preparation work to support really effective face-to-face courses which included conversation practice around topics I chose. Carol is a highly professional language teacher who loves her job and shows infinite patience and flexibility. Her half-German background meant she understood my pitfalls and gently corrected and explained them. Her lessons were great fun and -Eureka! I finally feel more confident in German. I can recommend Carol 100%. Chris
Buongiorno! Have you always wanted to learn the beautiful Italian language? Do you already have a passion for languages? I specialise in teaching adults and seniors who want to learn a new language or who want to take their knowledge to the next level. I have had a career using languages (Italian, German and English) for several decades. I help students to improve both their spoken and written fluency in Italian, focussing on cultural and lifestyle topics of interest and current affairs. My aim is to make lessons inspiring, interesting and enjoyable, so that students can experience the joy of learning another language, as they gain a useful skill.
ENGLISH as a Second/Foreign Language (ESL) with TEFL-Qualified Tutor Carol: Taught by a Native For beginners, improvers or advanced adult and senior students (aged over 18) wishing to learn or build on their knowledge of ENGLISH as a foreign language I can help with both the spoken and written language. The tuition can cover conversation practice, building fluency and confidence in the spoken language, and/or grammar and writing practice. The tuition is always tailored to suit each individual student. My aim is always to take your knowledge to the next level, whilst keeping the tuition interesting, enjoyable and fun. I have succeeded in helping students to pass English exams, including the Cambridge exams: FCE and CAE; Trinity exams and the IELTS exams. I have always loved languages with a passion since I was a child, including my own mother tongue, English. I was born and raised in the UK and I have lived in London for many years, where I still live now. Tuition can be arranged at my home in West London or at a student's home in West /Central London or via webcam.

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  • Instructor since May 2020
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Availability of a typical week

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