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Sophie Z.

Chantilly, VA

$40/hour

German Tutoring

4.9 average from 218 ratings
Great Tutor
— Ivan, Arlington, VA on 7/2/14

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About Sophie

I'm a German national living in the US. I have experience tutoring children between the ages of 3 and 12 during multiple Internships in Germany and two years of working as a nanny in Virginia. I have also been tutoring adult and college students for the past years. I can provide additional material for German tutoring since I am also helping some of my friends learn the language. I have an extensive collection of German books and teaching materials corresponding to grade levels 2-5, including flash cards and workbooks. I also have a large number of German audio books, mostly fiction, to help with listening skills and pronunciation. Subjects of the audio books include fairy tales, mystery and crime stories, as well as general literature. I also recently added a number of dual-language books to my materials. I'm a German national living in the US. I have experience tutoring children between the ages of 3 and 12 during multiple Internships in Germany and two years of working as a nanny in Virginia. I have also been tutoring adult and college students for the past years. I can provide additional Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Chantilly, VA 20151
Background Check: Passed

"Great Tutor"

- Ivan, Arlington, VA on 7/2/14

"2nd class! Inspiring and productive."

- Weipeng, Medford, OR on 8/29/15

"Sophie speaks high German and is well founded in the basics of teaching."

- Christopher, Ladysmith, VA on 8/7/15

"Very knowledgeable, intense & well versed on the subject"

- LaVarne, Haymarket, VA on 7/13/15

"Patient English (ESL) Tutor"

- Uwe, Sterling, VA on 6/28/15

"Encouraging Initial Tutoring Session"

- Gary, Chantilly, VA on 10/29/14

"Highly Recommended German Tutor"

- Ana, Great Falls, VA on 2/15/14

"Creative tutor."

- Dave, Chantilly, VA on 5/3/13

"Reliable and sticks to learning goals"

- Lisi, Ashburn, VA on 10/2/12

"Great Sessions"

- Bryan, Sterling, VA on 9/28/12

"Patient and understanding"

- Georgina, Great Falls, VA on 4/26/12

"Excellent"

- Douglass, Winchester, VA on 4/11/12

"Excellent Tutor"

- Seung, Fairfax, VA on 4/3/12
English:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading

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German

I have tutored all levels of German students, both online and in person. I worked with a variety of textbooks and workbooks, as well as different online programs and applications for phones and tablets.

Great Tutor — Sophie's a great tutor and as we get more advanced, for example, studying the subjunctive, she's very useful. Her English is very good and she can explain subtle differences in the language. Later: Just finished up with my last lesson with Sophie before I leave for Berlin. She is a great tutor, very smart, very pleasant to work with and very patient. Highly recommended. ...

— Ivan, Arlington, VA on 7/2/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sophie will travel within 20 miles of Chantilly, VA 20151.