Teachers

All our tutors teach their native language(s). They all work under the same terms and conditions and with mutually agreed teaching methodologies using the CEFR as a central point of reference.

Agostina Almada

Spanish Teacher
From: Córdoba (Argentina) Living in: Córdoba (Argentina)
Languages: Spanish (native) English (C1)
Experience: Agostina studies Language and Literature at the Nacional University Córdoba (UNC), Argentina. She teaches children from 7 to 10 years at an English institute and she also has experience in teaching teenagers. She teaches her mother tongue Spanish with a lot of passion as she is very enthusiastic about the beauty of language as well as its communicative impact and function.
Expertise: General Spanish courses for all levels, online classes for children and teenagers.
About me I love reading since I was a very little girl. Greek mythology grew my interest in other cultures and new languages. I really like spending time among books, hot coffee and blankets.
At milengua since 2019

Ainhoa Sánchez Trichet

Spanish & French Teacher
From: Rhône-Alpes (France) Living in: Cádiz (Spain)
Languages: Spanish and French (native), Arabic (B2), Italian (A2), English (A2), German (A1).
Experience: Born in France and grown in Spain, I was always interested in languages and cultures, now I teach both languages and continue to learn other languages. I studied translation and interpretation at the University of Malaga (Spain) and have a Master's in French teacher as a foreign language. I prepare the classes according to the needs, interests, and motivations of my students, seeking learning through dialogue, play, curiosity, culture, etc. I solve your language difficulties. My courses are varied and the theory is implicit in the practice.
Expertise: All levels and French certificates (DELF, DALF): courses for children, adults, pronunciation, conversation, grammar, personalized courses, general french courses.
About me I love nature, cultures, and history, I usually go hiking or visit other places and villages with my husband and son. I have danced flamenco for 6 years in shows, now I like handicraft and gardening.
At milengua since 2020

Arzu Eker Roditakis

Turkish & English Teacher
From: Istanbul (Turkey) Living in: Mount Olympus (Greece)
Languages: Turkish (native), English (C2), Greek (C1)
Experience: Arzu has a PhD in English Literature/Translation Studies from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She taught English at Turkish and Greek higher education institutions for more than 20 years. ​Arzu participated in many international conferences, workshops and summer schools, including a 7000$ scholarship from Harvard University for Summer School in Olympia-Greece. She is also working as an independent scholar, translator, researcher. In her job she likes to observe her students making progress in mastering English confidently. Lessons with Arzu will be fun, engaging and interesting. She is also a mother raising a trilingual child. ​
Expertise: General and Business English all levels, all skills (Reading, writing, speaking -English). Professional English, English for Academic Purposes, TOEFL)
About me When I am not only teaching, writing research papers in English (I am an independent scholar with a PhD in Translation Studies), or translating into/from English, I am either hosting guests, who come from all over the world to see Mt. Olympus -it's like travelling without moving!-, or struggling with the intricacies of the Greek language, which is where I get my utter respect and empathy for all my students in their endeavour to learn English. I am also a keen photographer, a fan of British humour and a mother of a trilingual child, trying to get more exercise and better at gardening
At milengua since 2016

Bozena Berente

German & Polish Teacher
From: Krakow (Poland) Living in: Budapest (Hungary)
Languages: Polish (native), German (C2), Hungarian (B2), English (B1)
Experience: Bozena completed her studies in German Philology in Cracow/Poland and in teaching German as a foreign language at the Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena/Germany. She has been working as a German teacher and examiner for 17 years at the Goethe-Institut Budapest. She is also a trainer for German teachers in Hungary.
Expertise: General German courses for all levels, conversation, German for the workplace, preparation for all language, certificates (A1-C2) of the Goethe-Institut.
About me In my spare time I like to read books. I also like to watch movies. And I love to travel. When I was a student, I used to dance, nowadays I prefer to watch dance films. Now and then my husband and I go to wine tastings because we like good wine. Next to 3 children it is not easy to pursue your hobbies, but I try to find at least a little time for things that are fun. Various didactic methods, creative exercises, and fun are only some of the characteristics of her lessons. ​ At milengua since 2019
At milengua since 2019

Carmen Jones

English & German Teacher
From: Frankfurt (Germany) Living in: Leicestershire (UK)
Languages: English and German (native), French (A2)
Experience: Carmen is a friendly, professional teacher who adapts her lessons to her students’ individual learning styles and interest. She believes that fun and enjoyment are important in promoting learning and self-development. ​
Expertise: General and business language teaching, conversation and accent reduction, pronunciation practice. IELTS/FCE/CAE/BEC exam preparation, English for children, exam preparation for Goethe & telc certificates, German and English for children.
About me I love nature, cultures, and history, I usually go hiking or visit other places and villages with my husband and son. I have danced flamenco for 6 years in shows, now I like handicraft and gardening.
At milengua since 2015

Dimitra Prassa

German & Greek Teacher
From: Stuttgart (Germany) Living in: Karlovasi (Greece)
Languages: German and Greek (native), English (C1)
Experience: She completed her studies in teaching German as a foreign language always with a great interest in foreign languages and cultures. Almost 20 years of teaching experience at language schools and with private students in 1-2-1-lessons, 10 years experience in teaching German as a foreign language at Greek schools. ​Born in Germany, raised bilingually Focus on versatile lessons, taking into account the customs, traditions, cultural experiences of the students as well as comparisons to the German-speaking mentality and regional studies.
Expertise: Preparation for all German language certificates, German and Greek for everyday life and business, examiner for Goethe institutes, online lessons for children.
About me I love to travel and explore new places. I like to swim or go for a long walk at the beach. I'm quite sociable and I like hanging out with my friends at the weekend.
At milengua since 2016

Dimitrios Kioupritzis

Greek & German Teacher
From: Stuttgart (Germany) Living in: Budapest (Hungary)
Languages: German and Greek (native), English (C1), Turkish (C1).
Experience: Dimitrios completed his studies in teaching German as a foreign language at the Department of German Language and Philology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has a Master’s degree in computer-assisted foreign language teaching (Ruhr University Bochum / Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki). More than​ 25 years of teaching experience at different schools, universities, institutes and with private students in 1-2-1-lessons.
Expertise: Preparation for all German language certificates, German and Greek for the work place, German and Greek for everyday life.
About me I love music and photography. I had a career as a DJ and participated in many photography exhibitions.
At milengua since 2015

Gesa Arens

German Teacher
From: Munich (Germany) Living in: Valencia (Spain)
Languages: German (native), Italian (C1), Spanish (B2), English (B2) and French (A1).
Experience: Several years of experience working as an online German teacher and freelance translator. Born in Munich, Gesa now lives with her international family in southern Spain, where her children are growing up speaking 5 languages. Thanks to her versatile professional experiences, her personal life history and her family situation, she has gained significant insight into successful ways of learning foreign languages and into various didactic methods.
Expertise: Communication courses for all levels, beginners' courses - German for everyday life, online lessons for children, preparation for all German language certificates
About me I like nature and I love animals. I have a lot of animals and I spend a lot of time with them. (I studied veterinary but I changed work after the birth of my first son.) Besides I enjoy the sea with my husband and my two sons every day. I am interested in politics, history, art, and music.
At milengua since 2013

Ina Luger

German Teacher
From: Vienna (Austria) Living in: Vienna (Austria)
Languages: German (native), English (B1)
Experience: Ina lives in Austria and has many years of experience as a trainer in adult education, but also in teaching children as a freelance trainer and especially in the field of German as a foreign language. At the moment she is finishing her studies in educational science. She loves the German language and grammar and teaching them to her students in a varied way. It is important to her to adapt the lessons to the individual learning needs and to be flexible according to the students' wishes. Her motto: with joy to success!
Expertise: German for beginners and advanced learners, skills for everyday use, conversation class, work with children, teenagers and adults, exam preparation for common language tests
About me I love being in nature and spending time with my family and my cats. I am also an open-minded person who always likes to learn new things and I’m curious to meet new people and cultures.
At milengua since 2020

Janine Blattner

Swiss German & German Teacher
From: Zurich (Switzerland) Living in: San Cristobal (Dominican Republic)
Languages: Swiss German and German (native), Spanish (C1), English (B1), French (B1)
Experience: Growing up in Zurich, Switzerland she now lives in the Dominican Republic and teaches her mother tongues via online lessons. Janine always creates her classes on the basis of her students' individual needs and interests.​ For her, it's very important that her students make a good learning effort and that they are happy with their progress. Every student is different, so each one has different requirements and learns at her/his own speed.
Expertise: General language courses and Swiss German courses. Regional studies of Switzerland and preparation for Swiss naturalization.
About me I love to be with my family. I like animals and nature and learn always new things. I help my husband with our little farm and I like to study and bake cakes and other tasty things with my two daughters.
At milengua since 2018

Johanna Müllerschön

German Teacher
From: Berlin (Germany) Living in: Porto (Portugal)
Languages: German (native) English (C1), Portuguese (B1)
Experience: Johanna finished her studies in "Health education" and "Public health" in Germany and lives now in Portugal. She is teaching in the health area for many years and teaching German for two and a half years. For Johanna, the best way to learn and to get a feeling for a language is, if she actually has to talk. So she would (if that is discussed with the students) speak mostly in German and put the effort into the students to speak and to be able to have conversations.
Expertise: Communication-courses, preparation for certificates, beginners', intermediate and advanced lessons.
About me One of my favorite things in the world is traveling, discover new places, nature, different cultures, people, and experience freedom. When I am not traveling I spend my free time with friends, acrobatics, dancing, and handicrafts like pottery, sewing, or wood. I love cinnamon.
At milengua since 2020

Julia Fischer

German Teacher
From: Hannover (Germany) Living in: Valencia (Spain)
Languages: German (native), English (C1), Spanish (C1), Catalan (B1), French (B1), Swedish (B1), Russian (A1)
Experience: Studies in German and Scandinavian Philology as well as religious studies in Göttingen (Germany) and Turku (Finland). ​ Julia holds a diploma as a tutor for German as a foreign language by Goethe Institute, Munich. She also is a certified lecturer for adult education. ​ She worked as a free lecturer at university, as well as freelancing in various educational institutes and theaters for many years. For six years she has been lived abroad and dedicated mainly to online lessons. She loves to study languages herself and as a mother of trilingual children, she always has been very interested in the latest research about language acquisition.
Expertise: Adult education, Preparation for all German language certificates (telc, Goethe, testDaF and more), General language courses for Advanced Learners ​
About me I am an always-in-action-person who finds peace in mind in exhausting walks, yoga practice, and melancholy music. I enjoy being together with my children and we love going to the near-by beach, handicrafts, reading together, and exploring the world.
At milengua since 2014

Luca Villani

Italian & Spanish Teacher
From: Abruzzo (Italy) Living in: Milano (Italy)
Languages: Italian (native language), Spanish (C2), English (C1)
Experience: Luca holds a Master's Degree in Modern languages for international communication and cooperation (Università degli studi di Macerata, Italy); as well as a Master's Degree in Teaching Formation (Universidad de Leon, Spain). Further training: CEDILS Certificate, Universidad Ca' Foscari, Venice. DELE C2 Certificate, Instituto Cervantes, Spain. CAE C1 Certificate, Cambridge Institute, United Kingdom. After having worked in the field for several more years Luca is currently working as a Teacher of Italian as a second/foreign language, teacher of English and Spanish as a foreign language, and as a Freelance translator. Due to his interest in and love of languages he is keen to spread Italian and Spanish language and culture in a motivational and useful way.
Expertise: Beginner, intermediate and advanced level; Cambridge (ENG), DELE (SPA), CILS/CELI (ITA) exams preparation. Children and adults. Teenagers and adults. Available for translations from and into Italian, English, Spanish.
About me I like listening to music, writing poems when I feel inspired, singing, watching films, eating and reading.
At milengua since 2015

Maria Flieher

German Teacher
From: Berlin (Germany) Living in: Berlin (Germany)
Languages: German (native), English (C1), Swedish (C2), Danish (B2)
Experience: ​ Maria has been working as a German teacher and translator in Madrid for the past 5 years. She is persistent but most of all an empathetic and funny teacher. Maria holds a bachelor's degree in Spanish and English Linguistics. ​ She was living in Scandinavia for four years where she learned Danish and Swedish. She gave an intensive summer course for German A1 at Deutschakademie Berlin in 2017 and 2018 and lived in Ireland for 6 months working as a German transcriber and online teacher. ​
Expertise: Adult education, Intensive German courses for beginners, Business German
About me ​It has always been my central focus to motivate my students and keep them motivated. Languages and people are my vocation and working as a teacher allows me to combine them. My recipe for happiness is a bicycle, yoga and red wine. When I am not on my bike or trying to hold my balance in yoga class, I can be found reading or taking long walks in nature.
At milengua since 2019

Marlio Barcelos Pereira Da Silva

Portuguese Teacher
From: São Paulo (Brazil) Living in: Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
Languages: Portuguese (native), Spanish (C1), English (B2) French (A2) German (A2)
Experience: Marlío has a Master’s degree in Letters-Brazilian Literature (University of São Paulo - Brazil and a BA in History (Federal University of Ouro Preto - Brazil). Living currently in Spain, he is a Ph.D. candidate and works as a Portuguese teacher at the University of Santiago de Compostela. What he likes best about teaching is to spark student’s interest in Brazilian and Lusophone cultures.
Expertise: Brazilian Portuguese, General language courses, Portuguese for academics
About me
At milengua since 2019

Martina Bocek

German & Italian Teacher
From: Meran (Italy) Living in: Meran (Italy)
Languages: German and Italian (native), English (C1), Bulgarian (B2), French (A2), Czech (A1.2), Russian (A1)
Experience: Studies of modern languages and cultures (German, Italian, English) in Rome, International House CAM-Certificate (certificate of advanced methodology), studies of sports journalism. Many years of experience in teaching German as a foreign language in Sofia (Bulgaria) at kindergartens, language schools and high schools, working with different age groups up to adults, individual, small groups and school classes. Moreover, Martina works as a freelance journalist and a ghostwriter.
Expertise: German for Beginners, skills for everyday use, conversation class, work with teenagers and adults of different levels.
About me I love languages and the different cultures connected with them. In my free time, I like traveling and being out in nature. Cooking (and eating) international food is another passion of mine, but a nice traditional pasta will always soothe my soul. I competed as an international athlete for many years and now excitedly share my experience with the younger generation.
At milengua since 2018

Medi Maria

German & Spanish Teacher
From: Bonn (Germany) Living in: Valencia (Spain)
Languages: German and Spanish (native), English (B2), French (A1)
Experience: More than 25 years of teaching German and Spanish as well as translation. ​ Authorized translator for Spanish-German and German-Spanish in Germany and in Spain, specialized in Economics and Technology, more than 25 years of teaching German and Spanish. Online lessons with Medi are always very instructive, well prepared and individually tailored to the student. Therefore the student will learn and improve the language quickly, efficiently and with a lot of fun. Languages open doors and broaden human horizons, tolerance and improve the way people live together. It is a pleasure and also a need for me to not only to teach the German or Spanish language, but also the culture, habits and lifestyles of the other country.
Expertise: German and Spanish for all Levels, official exams preparation, Business language courses
About me Since I am a very open-minded person, I like to get to know people with different cultures. Of course, this is best done while traveling, one of my hobbies. Unfortunately, there is not enough time for the many different interests I have. I love reading and painting, photography, taking long walks with my dogs on the beach, cooking international dishes and what I especially love is meeting with friends over a cup of coffee or even a good glass of wine and forgetting the time talking about everything under the sun, etc., etc..
At milengua since 2013

Pauline Legrand

French Teacher
From: Paris (France) Living in: Istanbul (Turkey)
Languages: French (native), English (C1), Turkish (C1), Spanish (C1), Portugues (B2)
Experience: ​Pauline holds a master’s degree in Français langue étrangère (French as a foreign language, FLE) and has been working as a French teacher at the University of Istanbul, Turkey. ​​Her classes are always tailored to the requirements of the​ student and you'll find a perfect mixture of fun and challenge in her course. As a creative and spontaneous person, her classes are both versed and varied with a focus on the student's learning progress.
Expertise: French for all levels, conversational classes, French for academics
About me I am from Paris and based in Istanbul. I really like Istanbul cause here I can work with craftsmen and tailors and creating anything from paint, gold, leather or textile. If I had already some paintings' exhibitions I have now my own brand majnounbags. Can never stop reading, learning, and having smart conversation whatever the subject.
At milengua since 2018

Pilar Muñoz

German & Spanish Teacher
From: Jerez de la Frontera (Spain) Living in: Eindhoven (Netherlands)
Languages: German and Spanish (native), English (C1), Dutch (C1) and French (A1). ​
Experience: Studies in Political Science at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid and degree in European Studies at the “Universität des Saarlandes” in Germany. She has been teaching German and Spanish since her time at university, mainly to children. ​Recently, her focus has been teaching German and Spanish, both offline and online, as well as working as a freelance translator, interpreter and in the tourism sector. ​ Raised in Stuttgart and Seville, Pilar has always studied and worked in multilingual environments. Married to a Dutch, today she lives with her family in Southern Spain. ​ Focus on personal and result-oriented lessons where everything revolves around the student. ​ Thanks to her multilingual experiences, she has a strong ability to explain course-related material in other languages. She is always open-minded and cooperative. ​
Expertise: Communication courses for all levels, German and Spanish for everyday life, online lessons for children, preparation for language certificates
About me After living in Germany and Spain, in december 2019 we moved to the Netherlands. I'm very interested in history and culture and enjoy travelling, hiking, cooking, reading, watching movies and spending time with my friends and family.
At milengua since 2017

Sally Beard

English Teacher
From: Gloucestershire (UK) Living in: Tarragona (Spain)
Languages: English (mother tongue), Spanish (C1), French (B2), German (B1)
Experience: Sally speaks British with a perfect Oxford-English accent. She has more than 10 years of professional experience as a tutor for English as a foreign language with longer stays in the Caribbean and in different European countries. ​Sally has been teaching various group courses and teaching concepts in language schools and companies and provides individual lessons online and offline for all levels and all content (conversation, everyday language, business English). ​ ​For her, it is important to cover all aspects of the English language in her lessons: vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, listening, and, of course, speaking. Each lesson is tailored to the needs of the student.
Expertise: General and Business English all levels, exam preparation by C.E.L.T.A. (Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults)
About me My hobbies include swimming and pilates and I enjoy spending time with my two children. I also love to spend time walking along the beach.
At milengua since 2016

Sandy Grau

German & Dutch Teacher
From: Düsseldorf (Germany) Living in: Tarragona (Spain)
Languages: German and Dutch (native), Spanish (C1), English (C1) and French (B1).
Experience: Sandy completed her studies in Spanish Philology in Utrecht / Holland. She has been working as an online German and Dutch teacher and freelance translator for several years Through many years of experience in tourism with different languages ​​and cultures, she has gained a lot of insight into how to handle different conditions in foreign language teaching Due to her professional experience, high service orientation and flexibility, Sandy is always keen to support her students during the learning process with maximum commitment.
Expertise: Communication courses for all levels, beginners' courses - German and Dutch for everyday life, online lessons for children, preparation for all German and Dutch language certificates. Preparation for Swiss naturalization.
About me
At milengua since 2017

Saúl Marques da Silva

Portuguese Teacher
From: Lisboa (Portugal) Living in: Paris (France)
Languages: European Portuguese (native language), French (C1) English (C1) Italien (C1) Spanish (C1)
Experience: Having lived and worked many years abroad, for example, 6 years in Africa (São Tomé e Príncipe), another 6 years in Italy and currently living and teaching in France, Saúl loves to share his language and culture with people from all over the world! His lessons are entertaining and versed and he helps students to master the language quickly and to apply it in their daily life. Having taught in various cultural and social he knows perfectly how to adapt to each student’s individual needs.
Expertise: From beginner to advanced; preparation of official language certificate’s exams, Business language, and skills. Saúl holds a Master's degree in Philosophy as well as a Master's in Portuguese as a Foreign Language.
About me I love teaching languages and I consider myself a funny and at the same time very professional person.
At milengua since 2019

Stéphanie Gélin

French Teacher
From: Brest (France) Living in: Lugo (Spain)
Languages: French (native language), Spanish (C2), Englisch (B1)
Experience: StéphaneI studied Hispanic Philology and works as a teacher of French as a Foreign language since 2009. She worked, inter alia, at the Escuela Oficial de Idiomas in Lugo (Spain) as a french conversation assistant for 4 years. She also operates her own blog, le FLE en un clic for learners of French. With her high-level professionalism, her broad experience and open-heart approach lessons with Stephanie are both enjoyable and effective. ​
Expertise: Lessons for teenagers, adults, general language courses for all levels, beginner to advanced, preparation for official language certificate exams, business French (A1, A2, B1).
About me I really like nature, ecology and the preservation of the environment interest me a lot. I also love animals (especially cats), reading books, cooking, and sports like Crossfit.
At milengua since 2020

Ulrike Libera

German Teacher
From: Nürnberg (Germany) Living in: Barcelona (Spain)
Languages: German (native language), Spanish (C2), English (C1), French (B2) ​
Experience: More than 20 years of experience in teaching German as a foreign language at language schools and private classes, as well as her main occupation as a translator are Ulrike’s basis for successful teaching of the German language. Ulrike has been living with her family in Spain for many years and thanks to her broad experience and multilingual knowledge, she is in a position to meet the requirements of each student in a vast range of professional and cultural fields. ​ Ulrike’s online lessons are creative and structured and adapted to the requirements of each student by providing a varied and specific teaching program. Learning German with Ulrike is fun! ​
Expertise: Communication and language training in all areas, basic grammatical construction, preparation for language certificates.
About me I love music of all kinds, traveling, hiking, learning about other cultures, learning and speaking new languages, dancing, beach walks, and gathering with family and friends.
At milengua since 2015

Zdenek Schuh

German Teacher
From: Saarbrucken (Germany) Living in: Prague (Czech Republic)
Languages: German (native), Czech (C1), English (B2) and French (A2)
Experience: I cater to the needs of the entire spectrum of learners of German as a foreign or second language, ranging from total beginners (A1) up to advanced speakers (C2). I aim to improve students’ pronunciation and fluency, and their understanding and use of grammar. I am a native speaker and since 2008 certified as a “Teacher of German as a Foreign Language”. It would be a pleasure and honor for me if you decide to entrust me with your language instruction. I am looking forward to our cooperation. WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM ME a) Determination of your language level and skills b) Instruction with emphasis on conversation c) Instruction tailored to your individual skills and according to your preferred style of learning d) A variety of teacher-developed and time-tested teaching materials and pattern-drill techniques e) Immediate error correction in the chat, if desired SUBJECTS AND FOCAL POINTS Business German Comprehension of the spoken word Comprehension of the written word Speaking exercises Vocabulary development Grammar development Phonetics Reduction of foreign accent Job interview preparation Test preparation
Expertise: German for business and economics, General conversation, Grammar, Presentations, Job application and job interview training, Test preparation: A-levels, AP, Goethe Institute certificates, GDS, telc and TestDaF.
About me I love black and white photography, mostly portraits, still lifes and landscapes. I like to cook, gardening and I am familiar with herbal medicine. I like modern theatrical performances and outdoor cinema in summer. In my leisure I swimm to stay fit.
At milengua since 2019