Hello! I'm glad you are interested in learning German. Please let me tell you about my background in this fascinating subject and I how I can help. I grew up just north of Boston and attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where I double-majored in German literature and psychology. Later I graduated with an M.A. from the noted department of Modern German Literature at the University of Munich with minors in Germanic linguistics and psychology. I maintain an academic reading knowledge of Dutch and Norwegian, which I learned while studying in Germany.
I am a German language instructor at the Goethe-Institut in Boston. There I teach scholarly reading courses for graduate students and give upper-level adult language courses and private lessons. In addition, I teach 10th grade at the German Saturday School Boston where German is the language of instruction. I speak German daily with native German colleagues and friends, and I am fluent in the language.
As a native-born American, I am familiar with the early struggles of learning German grammar. Whatever your current level or interest, I can help you study German, improve your grammar skills, and assist you in achieving higher grades. I will work closely with any school or college text you are using and help with homework assignments assigned by your teachers or professors. As long as you put in a little time, learning German can be fun, easy, and very rewarding. I hope to meet you soon!
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