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.


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Current German Classes

  • B1 Exam Preparation

    This class helps students with the requisite German language skills prepare for the internationally accredited B1-level Proficiency Exam according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), which is usually offered once a year in April. This class... More about B1 Exam Preparation

  • German 1

    More than 90 million people speak German, and you can be one of them. In this introductory course, the focus is on speaking and listening comprehension at a beginner level. Topics include greetings and goodbyes, introducing yourself and others, the... More about German 1

  • German 10

    For students who have taken nine quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include expressing contrasts and requests, making suggestions, weekend activities, describing and comparing objects, and describing processes. Introduction to trotzdem,... More about German 10

  • German 11

    For students who have taken ten quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include talking about locations and directions, giving reasons, traffic and weather reports, talking about travel plans, understanding classified ads,... More about German 11

  • German 12

    For students who have taken eleven quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include banking, services, wishes, suggestions, and advice. Review and broadening of Perfekt and Präteritum, Konjunktiv II, formation of adjectives... More about German 12

  • German 13

    For students who have taken twelve quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include talking about the past, telling a story, describing things and people, expressing opposites, and giving advice and recommendations.... More about German 13

  • German 14

    For students who have taken thirteen quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include talking about hypotheticals, inquiries, giving reasons, jobs and occupations, and written job applications as well as applying for... More about German 14

  • German 15

    For students who have taken fourteen quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include customer meetings, sales talks, travel wishes, housing, neighborhood conflicts, and weekend relationships. Review and broadening of Konjunktiv II... More about German 15

  • German 17

    For students who have had sixteen quarters of German or the equivalent. This is a course for advanced students, and it is almost exclusively taught in German. Emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include technology and trends, devices... More about German 17

  • German 2

    For students who have taken one quarter of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include shopping, housing, furniture, colors, and telling time. Introduction to pronouns, articles, negation, and separable verbs. Required text: Schritte... More about German 2

  • German 3

    For students who have taken two quarters 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 3

  • German 4

    For students who have taken three quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include professions and employment, life in the city and tourism, and health and the body. Introduction to Präteritum of... More about German 4

  • German 5

    For students who have taken four quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include writing a letter, asking for and giving directions, understanding timetables, and expressions of time. Introduction to the modal... More about German 5

  • German 7

    For students who have taken six quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include traveling, family and relatives, talking about locations and directions, writing letters as well as food and restaurants. Introduction... More about German 7

  • German 8

    For students who have taken seven quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include ordering in restaurants, work and leisure, business calls, and giving advice as well as sport and fitness. Introduction... More about German 8

  • German 9

    For students who have taken eight quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include education and training, the education system, giving one's opinion, celebrations and presents, expressing ideas, requests and recommendations, and... More about German 9

  • German for Travelers

    Preparing for a trip to Germany or to a German-speaking country? You will enjoy this interactive class guaranteed to enhance your travel experience. The focus is on acquiring basic German-language skills in combination with essential information about the culture and... More about German for Travelers

  • German Pronunciation

    For students who have taken one quarter of German or the equivalent. This course will help you improve your pronunciation in order to enable you to communicate in German with more confidence. The focus is on practicing the standard German... More about German Pronunciation

  • German 16

    For students who have had fifteen quarters of German or the equivalent. This is a course for advanced students, and it is almost exclusively taught in German. Emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include Europe and the Germans,... More about German 16