Alexandra Besoain

Helping you channel your full potential in language

Hello! My name is Alexandra Besoain. I am a qualified Language Coach in the German
Language and the person behind GermanLanguageCoaching.

 My Story

Born to a German scientist father and a New Zealand pianist mother, I was raised bilingually enjoying throughout my youth, the beautiful sound of classical music, receiving musical instruction in piano and recorder.

After spending a year in São Paulo learning Portuguese and teaching German I completed my formal education at Bonn University, Germany, and Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, in Anthropology, Oriental Art History and Romanic Languages, gaining proficiency in Spanish, and exploring other languages such as Turkish, Arabic and K’ichee’, a Maya language. During this time I also tutored Latin, English and German which I loved . I earned my first Master´s degree in 2006.

I gained my second Master’s degree in German (to be taught as a Foreign Language) at Mainz University, Germany. This equipped me with the theoretical tools to pursue a career in teaching which included teacher training at Sydney University, Australia.

After many years of gaining teaching experience in institutes, universities and schools in Germany and abroad, my preference naturally focused on providing private coaching to students and business professionals in Santiago/ Chile and worldwide through the internet. This change of direction enabled me to align my work more specifically to the individual needs of each client.

To my great delight I discovered a niche for musicians wanting to study or work in a German university or orchestra. This way I could combine my love for music with my work as a German language coach.

In 2018 I qualified as a Neurolanguage Coach ® , certified by ELC (Efficient Language Coaching ® ) and accredited by the ICF (International Coach Federation) and founded my company GermanLanguageCoaching in order to reach out to more people needing my coaching services.

Why trust me?

I am a native German and English Speaker.

I hold two Master's degrees, in Anthropology and Linguistics from Bonn University and German as a Foreign Language from Mainz University.

I am a certified Neurolanguage Coach®, accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF).

I have had 10+ years of experience teaching German and English at universities and other institutions.

I have a deep understanding of classical music, having studied piano, recorder, harp and ballet.

I am experienced in intercultural environments having been raised in a bilingual home and having lived in Chile for the past 10 years.

I speak German, English and Spanish fluently and can coach in these three languages.

My work as a Neurolanguage Coach ® is based on working committedly, collaboratively, confidentially and creating a highly motivating atmosphere which will enable you to reach your goal as fast as possible.

Neurolanguage Coaching® benefits your language learning by:

achieving your ‘perfect learning state’ in which you are at ease, in control of your learning process, motivated, and empowered. That way you will move quickly from a learning process to a performing state of mind thus building immediate active language knowledge.

introducing new language knowledge through guided, positive, friendly conversation rather than using a language textbook.

building awareness of what is happening in your brain during this learning process and sharing neuroscientific insights into language learning.

building dynamic connections between your native language and the target language to hasten the language learning process.

offering a clear structure that supports your language learning experience.

being cost effective by continually reviewing progress and results in view of the chosen goal.

I coach in-person in Santiago, Chile, and online worldwide.
You may contact me in English, German, Spanish or Portuguese.
For more information please send me an e-mail:
contact@germanlanguagecoaching.com

*Neurolanguage Coaching® is a registered US and European trademark in the name of Rachel Marie Paling.