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

  • 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 18

    For students who have taken seventeen quarters of German or the equivalent. The focus is on speaking and listening comprehension. Topics include politics and political parties, the history of Germany after 1945, Germany and the European Union, and the notion... More about German 18

  • German 20

    For students who have had nineteen 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 20

  • 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