Language school in Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg)
Our German language school in Berlin, founded in 1983, is located in the district of Prenzlauer Berg, in one of Berlins typical old residential buildings with a subway and tram station just around the corner.
Prenzlauer Berg is the liveliest and one of the most creative districts in Berlin that attracts especially young people. The school in Berlin is a licensed examination centre for The European Language Certificates (TELC). It is possible to take exams in 2 different levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference: B2 and C1. Our German courses are also recognized by CSN, the Swedish student aid organisation.
Our German courses are communicative, effective and open for your special interests and wishes. Qualified and experienced teachers, small groups and a pleasant learning environment guarantee you optimal learning results.
1 level = 8 weeks
Starting dates for A1 level (Beginner)
07.01., 04.02., 04.03., 01.04., 29.04., 27.05., 24.06., 29.07., 02.09., 30.09., 28.10., 25.11.2019
All the other levels: any Monday
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German courses in Berlin
In our language school in Berlin it is possible to choose between intensive courses and private lessons. The intensive courses are courses for groups with 20 lessons per week. The groups consist of 6-11 participants and are offered in up to 5 different course levels.
Our courses are appropriate as preparation for the DSH or TestDaf (admission requirement for the German universities) and other exams (Zertifikat Deutsch and ZMP). All courses are offered during the whole year, additionally we offer summer courses.
The focus areas of the courses – depending on the course level – are as follows:
- buildup and development of communicative abilities
- improvement of the oral and written expressiveness
- development of the listening and reading comprehension
- German grammar
- improvement of pronounciation
- regional and culture studies.
Our language school in Berlin offers all course levels: starting with a total beginner course and ending with the perfection level.
The level indications of all our courses are consistent with the European frame of reference. This way, after the level test homogeneous learn groups can be built so that nobody gets bored or feels overchallenged.
There are 5 levels, each level takes 8 weeks and starts 6 times per year.
- German A1 (= 8 weeks)
- German A2 (= 8 weeks)
- German B1 (= 8 weeks)
- German B2 (= 8 weeks)
- German C1 (= 8 weeks)
A level test will be sent, together with the booking confirmation. If necessary, one can take a short oral level test on the first day of class. We are going to discuss the results with you. In general, it is possible to change the course later.
Berlin is history. From the wild 20ies over fascism and the second world war, from the DDR to the reunification: Everywhere you can find traces of the German and European history.
Berlins cultural diversity and nightlife is internationally outstanding. There is something for anyone: From three opera houses to trendy clubs, from art galleries to the graffiti exhibition East Side Gallery and from Museum Island to the isle of the youth. And Berlin provides its visitors with another advantage: It is one of the most inexpensive capitals of Europe.
Accommodations & Arrival
Arrival: Sunday before the course starts
Departure: Saturday after the end of the course
For our students we seek rooms in private households in Berlin. All accommodations are controlled regularly and are always in one of the central districts of the city. Most of our hosts are single people (often with children). In some cases, our students live in a shared flat with other (often young) people.
You pay the rent directly to the landlord after your arrival. The exact price depends on the size, condition, features and facilities in the flat.
Arrival: In Berlin there are two international airports: Tegel (TXL) and Schönefeld (SXF).
Fees & Dates
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