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Online German tutors & teachers for private lessons

Looking for an online German tutor? Preply is the leading online language learning platform worldwide. You can choose from 1059 German teachers with an average rating of 4.93 out of 5 stars given by 8561 customers. Book a lesson with a private German teacher today and start learning. Not entirely happy with your tutor? No worries, Preply offers free tutor replacement till you're 100% satisfied. Looking for a different way to learn a language? Explore German classes or find other resources to learn German online.

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  • Super tutor
    Tutor german Sascha J.

    Sascha J.

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      Speaks: +1

    Certified TEFL teacher! Individual lessons for you! Hi there, my name is Sascha. I'm a full time certified TEFL teacher.
    I'm very passionate about languages and love teaching. I teach total beginners and advanced from the levels A1-B2
    I have a lot of interesting and different materials to provide.
    I can help if you want to: - prepare for a language certificate

    Why choose Sascha J.
    "I’m so grateful to have found such a resourceful and communicative tutor to help me learn German. Overall, he’s a wonderful and positive teacher!"
    NicholasMay 24, 2021
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  • Tutor german Nico C.

    Nico C.

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      Speaks: +2

    German mother tongue of foreign roots Hello and greetings!!
    My name is Nico, I am 27 years old and I am very excited to teach you German online!
    Why? Because I have foreign roots myself and know exactly what it is like to speak other languages!
    In the past I have visited foreign refugee homes and started a conversation with some people who would like to integrate here in Germany.

    Why choose Nico C.
    "Nico is very friendly and fun. He provides a perfect mix of listening, speaking, reading, writing and practical learning activities. He is very patient and encourages you to try. But, what I like the most is that he listens to your needs and focuses on working on your weaknesses using your strengths. I strongly recommend him."
    Mr.July 5, 2022
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  • Tutor german Claudia W.
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      Speaks: +1

    Welcome to my profile!:) Hello my name is Claudia and I am from Vienna, Austria. I am 24 years and I successfully teach German since 2 years. I am also studying Business & Economics and would love to teach you German.
    I have two years teaching experience in German. I prepared many students for the exams and helped them with their homework, pronunciation etc.

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  • Tutor german Syamily G.
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    Certified German tutor with 5 year online&offline experiance. Guten Tag,
    Are You searching for an online tutor, who can help you to learn German from the scratch or prepare you for examinations GOETHE-,CAMBRIDGE,IB)or want to practice conversational German . I am here for you. I teach kids,students and adults. I always allow you to practice with me.

    Why choose Syamily G.
    "Very happy with the german classes for my son! Very engaged & good teacher. "
    RspFebruary 8, 2021
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  • Super tutor
    Tutor english and german Michelle L.

    Michelle L.

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      Speaks: +2

    Experienced German Tutor with 8 years of teaching experience. (Spoken, Grammar, Beginner, Advanced) Please drop a message before booking a trial:) German language is a complex language but together we can master it! (Goethe Zertifikat, TestDAF, Telc. . . ) I am always tailoring the class according to student's needs and personality. However, I do follow the Goethe Institut Guidelines so you always know where your level is as per their standards: A1-C1.

    Why choose Michelle L.
    "Michelle is an extremely good teacher. She is clear, encouraging and very flexible. I'm learning quickly!"
    CaitlinApril 27, 2020
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    Tutor german Andreas G.
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      Speaks: +1

    Certified German teacher with 9 years experience Hallo :) My name is Andreas and I would love to help you to improve your German. I worked in various language institutes like the Goethe Institute or the FISK institute. I am a native German speaker and speak fluently in English and Spanish. I can help you prepare for a test like the Goethe or TELC exam.

    Why choose Andreas G.
    "Andreas is really motivating, provides you with all the necessary materials, has clear vision of the programme and is also opened to your suggestions. Despite a friendly tone of the lessons, be ready to treat your studying seriously. This tutor is definitely goal-oriented."
    NastiaJune 11, 2018
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    Tutor german Amily B.

    Amily B.

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      Speaks: +1

    Native German with TEFL degree teaching English and German Hello my name is Amily!
    I was born in Germany but left a couple of years ago and decided to travel the world. Currently I’m in Cambodia.
    I’m very passionate about both English and German and happy to help you.
    My lessons are mainly focused on talking, so we will choose a topic you’re interested in and talk about it.

    Why choose Amily B.
    "Amily always explains in German and English and it's very helpful. Having fun talking to her in German "
    RetsuMarch 20, 2021
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  • Super tutor
    Tutor german Arsalan N.
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    Certified tutor with 7 years of experience TestDaF preparation
    B2 and C1 exam preparation
    Primary, intermediate and advanced German
    Exam advisor
    German for free time
    German for any special field
    Teaching new methods of preparing for exam
    friendly, hard-worker, always available
    You'll need no books or any other materials, because all is here by me.

    Why choose Arsalan N.
    "patiently teaches, what makes having a good experience and wanting to learn more with him"
    AlexanderMay 2, 2021
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  • Tutor german Erika T.

    Erika T.

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      Speaks: +5

    German teacher with Masters in Germanistik and Education, 15 years experience Hello!
    My name is Erika and I am a certified German teacher with Masters in Germanistik and Education ( teaching German as second language) with over 15 years of experience.
    I studied in USA, Hungary, England and Italy and I traveled all around the world.

    Why choose Erika T.
    "I really enjoy my classes with Erika, she is a great conversationalist always helping me improve my german wherever needed. The classes are always fun and she made me like german more because of her very positive attitude towards learning."
    SpelaJuly 23, 2019
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    Tutor german Sandra K.

    Sandra K.

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    Qualified school teacher with a Masters of Education with 8 years of experience My name is Sandra and I am a qualified Teacher with a Masters of Education in German and English as a Second Language, Physical Education , Religion and Art with 8 years of experience in teaching at various schools in Germany , Australia, Asia, Canada.

    Why choose Sandra K.
    "I had been learning German from Sandra in the summer of 2020 and it was a great experience. Her lessons were engaging, useful, and she was very patient with me. Her class materials were also practical and easy to understand. Sandra was a very nice teacher and I really enjoyed conversation with Her!"
    FahuaFebruary 7, 2022
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Why Preply is the best site for finding online German teachers

5 /5
German tutors with an average rating of 5 and up to 127 reviews
4 languages
Our German tutors speak on average 4 different languages
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Our German tutors on average answer students in 3 hours

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Average rate for private German tutors

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Native German speakers

$29 / hr

Non native German speakers

$21 / hr

Improve Your Language Skills with online German lessons

Are you searching for the perfect German teacher? We know it can be difficult to find the right person to guide you through the confusing language challenges of learning to speak German. Most of us don’t have the time to follow daily lessons at a language school. Thankfully, Preply can open up new worlds of effective learning that fits around your schedule.


Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking to improve your language abilities or a student considering opportunities to explore Europe, finding the best online language program is key to achieving your goals. For the most effective learning, you need a private German tutor who is a native speaker, so you can get an insider’s perspective on how the language is used naturally in conversations. With a native tutor, you’ll go beyond the vocabulary and grammar you could learn from any textbook.

The Advantages of Online Lessons with a Private German Tutor

Most of us can relate to the dull atmosphere of being in school, taking notes from an old textbook, and repeating grammar exercises taught by a German teacher who has to divide their time between you and 20 other students. Even the most diligent student may struggle to succeed in an environment like that. You’ll only end up wasting time and money in taking lessons that won’t help you achieve your goals.


However, by taking lessons with an online German teacher, you’ll enjoy many advantages that you simply can’t get in a traditional classroom setting. These include:


  • Dedicated one-on-one German tutoring via video calls
  • Progress at your pace, on your schedule
  • German lessons scheduled around your work and home life
  • The relaxing, pressure-free environment of your own home
  • No other students competing for your German tutor’s attention
  • Freedom to make the inevitable mistakes without embarrassment
  • A variety of prices so you can find a virtual German teacher to fit your budget
  • Native German speaking tutors who have a deep understanding of the language
  • Friendly customer support ready to handle any issues you may have
  • Patient, expert German tutors who teach you how native speakers use the language
  • 100% money back guarantee if you're not happy after the first lesson
  • Online German lessons at Preply are fully tailored to your level and goals
  • Choose from 1059 German tutors with an average rating of 4.93 out of 5 stars


Take the Leap and Schedule Online German Lessons

Are you ready to jump into a new linguistic experience? Preply’s website is designed to make it quick and easy to start learning. However, if you have any questions, our customer service team is always happy to provide you with any assistance you need to find an online German tutor and start achieving your language goals!


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


💎 How hard is German, and how long does it take to learn?

According to the Foreign Service Institute, you will need to spend around 30 weeks to learn German. Starting to speak German is easier than everyone thinks. In fact, German and English have many words that sound and mean the same things. To master it quickly, communication with native speakers is vital. That’s why many people connect with a private German tutors who are native speakers. According to the Foreign Service Institute, you will need to spend around 30 weeks to learn German. You need 300 hours of German lessons to reach independent proficiency in speaking and reading German based on the European CEFR guidelines. Otherwise, you'll need 900 hours to reach professional working proficiency based on Foreign Service Institute guidelines for US diplomats. Natural ability and previous experience with similar languages will affect these numbers.

🏠 How do I take German lessons at home?

With an Internet connection, you can take lessons with a German tutor from anywhere you have Wi-Fi. Online platforms like Preply have a network of professional tutors and let you choose one according to your specific criteria: budget, native speaker, available hours, amount of experience, and so on. Once you found a suitable private German teacher, send a message, explain your goals and confirm a German lesson time. Then, you're good to go! All that's left is enjoying your German lessons online from the comforts of your home.

🌍 What countries speak German?

German is an official language in six countries (Germany, Austria, Belgium, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Switzerland), it's a regional one in four other countries and spoken in 23 more countries. Working with a Preply German tutor will help you better adapt to the 250 different dialects. Read more about German-speaking countries on our blog. 

🧑🏻‍🤝‍🧑🏿How many people speak German?

Around the world, 132 million people speak German, with 76 million native speakers.

🎓 What are the most popular German language tests?

The DSH - Deutsches Sprachdiplom Stufe test can let you determine your proficiency, and it's suitable for foreign students wishing to apply to a German-speaking university. It can also be useful for those who need a German certificate for a job qualification. Otherwise, the DALF exam is primarily for entry in German-speaking universities, and every university in Germany recognizes it. Moreover, passing this test is good as a qualification for academic professions and immigration and citizenship. Following German lessons online with a private tutor will help you get ready for your test. 

🖥 How do German video lessons work?

Students and tutors take part in online German lessons through Preply's online teleconference software. Similar to video call apps with pro features, the online classroom allows file and screen sharing, text messaging, downloading class materials, reviewing learning objectives, and more.

🤔 What kind of language is German?

German is a West Germanic language, mastering it will make learning other West Germanic languages like Dutch easier.
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