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German Language Resources
 

Come learn German! 

We are always happy to welcome new faces. Our laid-back groups are small, offering a semi-private, friendly learning environment along with other German learners.

 

Rate per session $25 - 35 (sliding scale for the student to determine what feels most comfortable, no questions asked)

 

The German Cultural Center is first and foremost about community and we would be so glad to have you be part of our classroom community!

Tempted to give it a go? Please email course instructor Ute, a native speaker and linguist, at 831germanbythesea@gmail.com for more information or to sign up.

 

Anfänger /Beginner

This course is geared towards complete beginners and includes all components of language learning:

* Speaking

* Listening

* Reading

* Writing

* Grammar

* and maybe most importantly, games and fun

 

Anfänger Teil 2/ Beginner Part 2 | Mondays 6:30 - 8:00 pm

13., 20., 27. November

11., 18. December

Continuing courses available upon request

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Konversation

This interactive course is geared towards adult learners with advanced knowledge of the German language and focuses on guided conversation including instructor feedback on vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and individualized grammar instruction.

As always, games and fun as well as optional weekly home activities will be integral parts of our time together.

 

Konversation | Mittwochs 7:00 - 8:30 pm  

15., 22, 29. November

6., 13., 20. Dezember

Continuing courses available upon request

Guide to help beginners learn to speak German

A treasure trove of information on learning German, daily phrases, expressions, idioms, slang, grammar, food, culture, and links to more resources.

Learn German by Podcast

For students and teachers of German as a foreign language. A new and comprehensive approach to one of Europe’s major languages. From the producers of Learn French by Podcast.

Duolingo

Free online German lessons for all levels. Popular mobile app.

Coffee Break German

Learn a language on your coffee break

Free podcasts 

Jojo Sucht Das Glück

Soap Opera with lessons for intermediate learners on Deutsche Welle

The following YouTube channels for learning and improving German language skills each have their own approach and materials, but all in all cover the material in an easy-to-follow, progressive, comprehensive, and appealing way.

Most of these have extensive additional resources such as transcripts, worksheets, forums, etc. on their websites:

Slow German - lerne Deutsch mit Annik!

Andrea Thionville

Hallo Deutschschule

Learn German

Learn German with Herr Antrim

Explore Austria and Austrian culture

Learn more about Germany, its people, and their customs at Meet the Germans:

And here is some info on The Culture of Switzerland

Other Resources

Medicare-RessourcenA guide translated into German to help senior and disabled immigrants and their families through the Medicare enrollment process with answers to common questions and what is and isn’t covered by the federal health insurance program.

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