World Languages Institute: German

Whether you want to speak German for travel or personal enrichment, our classes are a great way to learn. And our classes cover the full range of proficiency levels from beginning to advanced.

Beginning German classes introduce you to basic vocabulary and expressions used in everyday situations.

Beginning lessons cover how to:
•Ask and respond to simple questions
•Engage in simple conversations
•Interact in social, business, and travel situations
•Read a variety of basic written materials
•Write simple sentences on everyday topics

Intermediate and advanced classes build on your existing skills to help you read, write and speak German with greater fluency.

Intermediate and advanced lessons teach you how to:
•Engage in conversations with ease and confidence
•Increase your proficiency in German grammar and vocabulary
•Read and understand the meaning of German texts and articles
•Write short essays on common topics
•Deepen your understanding of current German culture

Classes meet once a week in the evening for 8-10 weeks. Instructors include native German speakers with a strong background in German language and culture.

Current German Classes

  • German 1

    This course is for beginners. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include greetings and goodbyes, introducing yours... More »

  • German 1 Intensive

    This 2 week course is for beginners who have never studied the German language but wish to learn at a faster pace. Participants will learn b... More »

  • German 3

    For students who have taken two quarters of German or the equivalent. Emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include ce... More »

  • German for Travelers

    Preparing for a trip to Germany? You will enjoy this interactive class guaranteed to enhance your travel experience. You will learn basic ... More »

  • German in Review, Levels 1-4

    A great way to brush up on your German language skills! This class offers a review of the vocabulary, expressions, and grammatical concepts... More »

  • German Through Current Events

    See Germany the way the Germans do! Read and discuss current events using the latest German publications. This is an advanced level course d... More »

Featured Instructor

Jamie Lucero, Instructor and Translation Tools Expert

Jamie Lucero, Translation and Interpretation Certificate Instructor, is a translation tools expert who teaches others who are highly fluently bilingual how to use these tools. Read more. . .

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