German Tutors

The Department of German, Nordic, Slavic & Dutch maintains informal lists of people who are interested in tutoring. Current or former students or instructors in our department are marked “(dept.).”

The department does not certify tutors and assumes no responsibility for the quality of instruction. The agreement reached between you and any tutor is a personal one and should in no way be construed as reflecting departmental policies. For more information, contact the individual directly.

Name Email Qualifications Other Information (fees, etc.)
Bauernfeind, Petra pitrybfd@hotmail.com Native Speaker; experience in tutoring since 2012 $25 / hour
Hamacher, Michael michael.hamacher@gmx.net Native German bilingual speaker; portfolio includes audio/TV/video projects for small and international companies; 20 yeears of experience tutoring $40 / lesson for tutoring
$60 / lesson for custom curriculum lessons
Skype sessions available
Hemphill, Karen kehemphill@icloud.com BA in German; graduate studies in Switzerland; experienced tutor and teaching assistant; MN licensed substitute teacher at The Blake School, Twin Cities German Immersion School, St. Paul Academy, and Summit School $60 / hour
Negotiable, depending on number of sessions
Kulkarni, Reva reva.kulk@gmail.com MA in German; three years’ experience as a translator and interpreter at IBM in Pune, India; German language instructor at the Goethe Institute, in Pune, India; experience as German Language Teacher volunteer at Edina Public High School in MN $25 / hour
Listemaa, Jackie
(dept.)
list0028@umn.edu BA/MA in Germanic/Scandinavian studies from UMN; 10+ years tutoring experience; current instructor in Swedish & German Negotiable; typically $25/hour
Open to Skype sessions
McGurk, Patricia patricia.c.mcgurk@gmail.com MA from German university; Experienced teacher and tutor; near native speaker of German Negotiable
Vik, Ingrid ingridvik@comcast.net MA in German literature; native speaker; MN licensed German teacher $25 / hour at tutor's residence, $35 / hour if driving to your location
Wolff, Lois wolff004@umn.edu BA and MA in German literature; studied for two years at two German universities; taught beginning German to undergrads at U of MI, and to adults for a summer semester at German Language Institute in St. Paul, MN $20 / hour