Dedicated and efficient language teaching and coaching for German that works and is fun.
Essential grammar, relevant language and passion for the NEW is leading you to success.
Be realistic - expect excellent results
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
German Master Class - for those who want to dedicate their time and energy to master German once and for all (half and full day available)
German at all levels (Beginners, GCSE, A-level, Business, preparation for German Certificate (Goethe Institute), German for University , German for people who relocate to German speaking countries, German for people who have German partners and in laws
I am also teaching English and Spanish (EFL) at all levels (Beginners - Advanced, first certificate, Business)
German and Spanish voice coaching
- Tell me about your qualifications.
University of Cambridge CELTA Teacher (Level 4 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).
3 year of study Padagogy at Padagogische Hochschule Esslingen
- How much do you charge?
I charge 45 pound an hour, booking of 1.5 - 2 hour classes are a requirement.
for longer travel an extra charge can be agreed on. Small groups can get a discounts.
Students who book blocks of lessons (10, 20, 30, ...) get a discount
- Where do you teach?
I am teaching in the Greater London area, South-West London, West- London, Hammersmith, Putney. I can travel upto 20 miles outside London. I have a car and I am therefore flexible.
- When are you available?
I have maximum flexibility, early morning, morning, afternoon, evening, I am working also at weekends in the morning.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
German I teach all levels and all ages.
English I teach up to advanced and all ages
Spanish I teach up to advanced and all ages
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
all levels and qualifications in German, including the Goethe German Certificate
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I do my tuition online via SKYPE. I have very good experience with ways of doing online classes. I also accept emails for correspondence. Also phone conversation classes are available.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
My motivation and my passion are modern languages. When I learned Spanish, suddenly a whole continent could talk to me and I could understand a whole continent. Learning a language is exploring your limits and leaving them behind.
That is why I am simply creating a learning environment and motivation, where true learning can take place. Efficient and communicative teaching of meaningful language, essential grammar, and relevant context will lead to your progress and compentent use of German, English or Spanish.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have lived and worked in Germany, Italy, USA, India, Chile, Spain and now the UK as a Modern Language Teacher and Tutor. I have more than 12 years experience in teaching German and English, at language schools, in private tuition (families and one to one) and Business German and English for the last seven years in Spain. I have also worked as a Culture and Nature Tour-guide in Chile (Patagonia, Atacama), tri-lingual. My family is from Chile and we speak Spanish at home. My wife is, apart of her PhD studies, also teaching Spanish and is a consultant on education
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have the German and an Britisch CRB certificate
- Where and with whom did you train?
I trained at PÃ¤dagogische Hochschule Esslingen, Germany (Padagogy and Education).
At International House in Barcelona, Spain (University of Cambridge CELTA).
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Celta Star (International House Barcelona).
Albemarle Independant College (Mayfair, London)
- Tell me about some of your current students.
I am teaching - staff a the Deutsche Bank, so that they can communicate with their German clients.
- Lawyers, so they can work in Germany as well
- pupils at a school so they can excel in their exams
- people with German partners so they can talk to their new family
- retired people because learning a language is keeping your mind fit and it is fun
Preparing young professionals that want to relocate to Germany
I am accompanying students as they stay in London and want to immerse in German Culture and Literature -
• Tutor has been teaching around the world in countries like USA, Chile, Italy, Spain and UK
• German and English as a foreign language CELTA
• Tutor has German and British DBS
Johannes has been working for me during the last 2.5 years, teaching my 2 daughters German. He is professional, extremely reliable, always punctual and organised. He provides interesting materials, shows flexibility and open mindedness. That makes his lessons interesting. His approach is friendly but serious, never too strict.
Johannes has been my tutor for the last 3 years. Johannes is an excellent teacher. He is very personable and his teaching techniques are exemplary as he makes the lessons disussion based, introducing new vocabulary and grammar, whilst encouraging a lively and stimulating debate. I highly recommend Johannes and his methods, for anyone wishing to master German
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