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Online German Tutor - Katja W

Katja W German (general) Tutor (West London)

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  • Professional Qualification Certified Teacher for German and English as a Foreign Language
  • Professional Qualification Certified Examiner for Goethe Zertifikat: A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS-checked
  • Professional Membership Goethe Institut London
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Personal Message
My aim is to make the German language and culture accessible for everyone, especially young students.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach everything German. Whether you would like to start from the very beginning, need preparation for an exam, are interested in business German or would just like to refresh your existing language skills - I will tailor the lessons to your requirements and your interests.
Tell me about your qualifications.
Certified German teacher (IH-Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache)
Certified English teacher from Cambridge University (Level 4 CELTA)
Certified Goethe Institut examiner for all exams (from A1-B2)
and certified examiner for young learner exams (Fit in Deutsch 1 and 2)
Certified in Business English and Business Spanish (LCCI Level 3, Basico)
Certified in French as a foreign language (DELF B2)

I studied German, French literature and Media Science in Paderborn/Germany

I participate in regular trainings on new teaching methods from different Goethe Institutes in Germany and England
What kind of experience do you have?
Since 2011 I have been teaching group courses at the Goethe Institute in London and tutoring hundreds of private students. The students I tutored for their GCSE, IGCSE, A-Level, Pre-U and IB exams passed their exams with excellent results.

As a qualified examiner I am able to perform A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1 exams at the Goethe Institut and I know how to prepare for them.

I have taught at the following institutions:
Goethe Institut, London/England
Birkbeck University
Humboldt Institut, Konstanz/Germany
International House, Freiburg/Germany

I have tutored at the following companys:
Coca-Cola Enterprises, London/England
JLL, London/England
Deutsche Börse, London/England
Norton Rose Fullbright, London/England
European Medical Agencies, London/England
an many more
How much do you charge?
60min online lesson: 55 Pounds
90min online lesson: 85 Pounds
120min online lesson: 110 Pounds
Where do you teach?
I teach mainly online.
During the holidays I am also available for one-to-one intensive courses.
When are you available?
I teach Monday to Saturday mornings, afternoons and evenings.
Let me know, when you are free and I try to make it work.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach German for all levels and all ages.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I can prepare students for the following exams:

EXAMS:
GCSE German (Edexcel, AQA)
A-Level German, A2 (Edexcel, AQA)
Pre-U Exam (Pre-U)
IB German (standard and higher level)
French Baccalauréate in German (Bac allemand)
Any university exam at Bachelor, Masters and PhD-level.

GOETHE INSTITUT EXAMS
A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
Fit in Deutsch 1, Fit in Deutsch 2
Test DaF
Goethe-Test-Pro
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, I have a DBS for England.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
The online lesson works via Skype or FaceTime. In addition to that we have a shared document, on which both of us will write notes, which will be sent to you after the lesson. We will also do listening exercises and some grammar games.

During the first lesson we will have an additional 20min at the beginning, so we have more time to get to know each other and try out the online tools.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
The Goethe Institut London