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Anna-Maria R.

Plano, TX


Native German Speech Pathology Student

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 10 ratings
Very organized.
— Grace, Dallas, TX on 10/25/13

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About Anna-Maria

As a native German, I had to undergo a rigorous curriculum of language education in Latin, Ancient Greek, English and lastly, Spanish. I speak English on the level of a native speaker and am able to communicate between the grammar and syntax of German and English. As a speech pathology student, I can help you with accent reduction and understanding how to sound more native. I know that it is essential to begin speaking a language as soon as possible, so I compose meaningful vocabulary for the student to study- depending on his/her needs or preference.

I am very passionate about language and, naturally, about the German language in particular. I want to help students actually succeed and take pride in my work and your progress. Whether you are interested in learning the language for work-related reasons, out of interest in the language/ culture or need help with German coursework, I will be happy to work with you.I prefer to meet "in cafe" or at libraries, but I try to be flexible in meeting your needs. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have! Vielen Dank und bis bald!
As a native German, I had to undergo a rigorous curriculum of language education in Latin, Ancient Greek, Read more

2 hours notice required

At a minimum of two billable hours, students can bring as many as 3 three others to a lesson.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Plano, TX 75024
In-person lessons

"Very organized."

- Grace, Dallas, TX on 10/25/13
English, ESL/ESOL, Literature, Reading, TOEFL,
Test Preparation:
ESL/ESOL, German,
Elementary Education:
Reading, Vocabulary

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I am a native German speaker and moved to the United States at age 21; however, I feel absolutely comfortable in the English language and have produced excellent results in my college level English courses. I have experience in tutoring adults in German through an immersed approach that is intuitive, draws parallels with English and puts the fun back into learning German.


In order to be a foreign exchange student in the United States, I had to take the TOEFL test myself. Although I am now performing at the level of a native speaker, English was a second language for me; I am familiar with many of the hurdles that the English language presents.


When it comes to having a broad vocabulary in English, it is incredibly beneficial to know how to derive a word's meaning from its Latin or Greek roots. Throughout the English language these are highly pervasive and, if you know where to look, tend to repeat themselves. I can help students make meaningful connections with vocabulary and help them recognize patterns that make learning simpler and more fun.


I have achieved excellent results in college-level writing courses and much experience with improving essays. I know how to make writings more orderly and focused and am comfortable in a variety of different styles.

Very organized. — Very organized and well-prepared. She is patient and tailors the tutoring sessions to my interests and context that applies to me. Great at explaining things and is very thorough. ...

— Grace, Dallas, TX on 10/25/13

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

At a minimum of two billable hours, students can bring as many as 3 three others to a lesson.

Travel policy

Anna-Maria will travel within 10 miles of Plano, TX 75024.