Ingrid Bauer

German Language Expert


M.A., German Studies, McGill University

B.A., German and French


  • A teacher and tutor of the German language to university students, business professionals, and children
  • Awarded the Swiss Embassy Award during her undergraduate studies


Ingrid Bauer is a former writer for ThoughtCo where she wrote about learning the German language. Ingrid taught and tutored university students, business professionals, and children in the German language since 1996. She received a degree in education and later completed a master's degree in German studies. Ingrid received the Swiss Embassy Award during her undergraduate studies for earning the highest marks among her classmates.

During her four-and-a-half-year participation with ThoughtCo, Ingrid wrote nearly 100 articles about German language studies. She also wrote about German culture and customs.


Ingrid Bauer holds a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in German and French and a Master of Arts in German studies from McGill University.

Awards and Publications
  • The Swiss Embassy Award (highest marks in German, undergrad)

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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