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Dr Sabine Mercer

 Cairns - Cairns North

Expert German Tutor (native) one-to-one in Cairns or via Skype

Cairns tutor in German, English Literature, Essay Writing, English, Communication, Creative Writing, Media Studies, Reading, Skype or Zoom tutorials are available.

Service areas
Cairns City, Cairns North

English Literature (especially 19th/20th century and contemporary literature):

- Help with research, structure and composition;
- Application of Critical Theory for advanced students;
- Logical argumentation, grammar and punctuation checking;
- Exam preparation.
Editing Services:

- Proofreading of essays, assignments, publications, etc.

I understand the need to achieve a high OP score and the importance of English as a prerequisite for academic success. I can support high-school students who are interested in pursuing a tertiary education, help with homework, or assist university students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree in the Humanities.


Tuition in German:

I am a native German speaker with a passion to teach! Over the years, I have learned how to learn, and, most importantly for you, how to teach. I am patient and offer a supportive, flexible and effective learning environment tailored to your level of proficiency.

Please note that I can only arrange meetings in Cairns CBD.

I look forward to your email, SMS or phone call. Please tell me what you want to achieve and we can arrange a free consultation to discuss your needs and expectations. Ich freue mich auf Deinen/Ihren Anruf. Bis bald!

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Experience

I enjoyed tutoring students in the module "English for Academic Purposes" at James Cook University and helping them to improve their writing skills.
Four years of experience in tutoring English for high school students in year 11 and 12.
Six years of experience in tutoring German from beginners to advanced level.

Accent-free fluent German with a fine ear for correct pronunciation;
Grammar demystified from beginner to advanced level;
Essential vocabulary for travelling to German-speaking countries.

Thinking about learning or improving German?
I can help you to understand basic German; its vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation rules with the goal to improve your conversation. Tutorials are always tailored to your level of proficiency with your personal learning objectives in mind. I aim at boosting your confidence and make the learning process an enjoyable journey!
Wanting to improve existing German language skills?
One-on-one customized sessions will suit beginners as well as advanced levels. I encourage you to talk and build-up your confidence in speaking German correctly.
Learning German at high school and getting lost in grammar conundrums?
I will identify and address any weaknesses so you stay motivated and can improve your results.
I look forward to help you learning a wonderful language that will make you feel at home in the German speaking world!

Qualifications

BA Hons in English, James Cook University, 2009 (Cairns)
PhD in English Literature, 2013 (Durham, U.K.)

Rates

German for Beginners Rate: $40 per hour for the first year; $55 per hour for two students
High school students: Year 11: $35, Year 12: $45
English Conversation starts at $35 per hour.

Please note that I can only arrange meetings in Cairns CBD (close to Cairns Base Hospital). Car parking is available.

Student Discount

Special Offer - Group tuition (2-3 students) $55-60 per hour

Working With Children Check

Yes, I'm cleared to work with children in Queensland until 07-Oct-2023 (details available on request)

Gender

Female

Registered

Joined Tutor Finder on 03-Jun-2016 (updated profile on 04-Jun-2021)
Tutoring Location
  • Online Tutoring
  • Phone Help
  • Tutor's Place in Cairns North
  • Private & Group Tuition

English

Creative Writing (Secondary)
English (Secondary, Tertiary)
English Literature (Secondary, Tertiary)
Essay Writing (Secondary, Tertiary)
Reading (Tertiary)

Language

German (Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced)

Communication

Communication (Secondary)
Media Studies (Secondary)

Other Subjects

Skype or Zoom tutorials are available.
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