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.
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
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
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
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