Michael Schmitz is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for one and a half years. He is a private tutor for the German language and author of How to Learn German Faster. In 2013, after having worked in his field for more than 12 years, Michael created smarterGerman, an enterprise based on his experience as a German tutor and language learner. Through his program, Michael routinely helps German language students advance from beginner to oral proficiency (Level B1) in 45 to 60 days.
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