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
This course is for beginners. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include greetings and goodbyes, introducing yourself and others, the alphabet, numbers, family and relatives, shopping, housing, furniture, and colors. Introduction to syntax, present tense of the... More about German 1
For students who have taken one quarter of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include telling time, weather, meals, hobbies, leisure activities, and reporting past activities. Introduction to separable verbs, Akkusativ, the modal... More about German 2
For students who have had three quarters of German or the equivalent. Emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include housing and furniture as well as banking, hotels and accommodation. Introduction to two-way prepositions, imperatives, der- and ein-words, separable-prefix... More about German 4
For students who have had four quarters of German or the equivalent. Emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include postal services and travel as well as hobbies, leisure activities and physical fitness. Introduction to the genitive case, time... More about German 5
See Germany the way the Germans do! Read and discuss current events using the latest German publications. This is an advanced level course designed for students with high fluency in German. Class is taught entirely in German. More about German Through Current Events