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Kevin M.

Frederick, MD

$30/hr

German Tutor in Maryland

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German Tutor in Maryland

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I have a BS in Education Foreign Language and a BA in German. I prefer the TPR teaching method, and that students learn most from vocalizing in the target language. After student-teaching in the State College Area School District, I learned that I have a preference for the middle school age group, as they are more willing to take risks in learning than students in the latter stages of adolescence. Middle school age students are still open to playing games, which help them learn and have less fear of being embarrassed in front of their peers. I believe in the concept of a learning community, which requires rules, trust and mutual respect.

"Great Tutor"

- Fredeke, Frederick, MD on 2/10/14
English:
ESL/ESOL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, German

Approved subjects are in bold.

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German

I learned German at the age of 16 by living with a family that spoke no English. I went on to complete a degree in German Literature and later a teaching degree. While studying to be a German teacher, I also tutored students who were learning German. I am patient, and understand the process of language learning with an emphasis on learning language with context.

Pennsylvania State University
German

Education

Pennsylvania State University (German)

Great Tutor — Kevin is a very patient tutor that has carefully adapted his style to my sons learning style to optimize the learning. Even on tough days he has gotten them to sit down and do their homework. He is highly motivated and has a great sense of humor, which my kids love. He is very good in teaching a non-native German speaker German Grammar and you can tell he really loves German. ...

— Fredeke, Frederick, MD on 2/10/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kevin will travel within 40 miles of Frederick, MD 21702.


About Kevin

I have a BS in Education Foreign Language and a BA in German. I prefer the TPR teaching method, and that students learn most from vocalizing in the target language. After student-teaching in the State College Area School District, I learned that I have a preference for the middle school age group, as they are more willing to take risks in learning than students in the latter stages of adolescence. Middle school age students are still open to playing games, which help them learn and have less fear of being embarrassed in front of their peers. I believe in the concept of a learning community, which requires rules, trust and mutual respect.

Testimonials

"Great Tutor"

- Fredeke, Frederick, MD on 2/10/14

Education

Pennsylvania State University
German

Education

Pennsylvania State University (German)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
5 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Frederick, MD 21702

Kevin’s Subjects

English:
ESL/ESOL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, German

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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