Beginners German course - 20 lessons

Bavaria, Munich, Germany

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Holiday Itinerary

As a beginner, learning German in Munich is the best way to accelerate your language learning experience. Immerse yourself in the local German culture and progress rapidly practising your new found skills in your free time.

Your German course will be taught by highly qualified native German speakers who have a passion for teaching and use proven teaching techniques.

Lessons are highly interactive, you’ll be taught in German and you will speak German from day 1 both inside and outside of the classroom.

Get more from your holiday, learn German, have fun, meet new people and take home a new language skill that will stay with you forever.

Who is it suitable for?
- Suitable for complete beginner and beginner German learners
- If you are elementary level or above, please click on the following link to view suitable German courses for your level – German Course, Munich, Germany
- Minimum age 16

Who will I meet?
- People come from all over the world and you’ll never be placed in a class with just English speakers so that you use the language you are learning rather than resorting to chatting in English
- Ages vary, but the typical language learner falls in to the 20-60 age bracket though we have no age limit and we’ve had guests in their 70’s and 80’s studying languages with us
- During the summer and in university holiday times the average age typically drops and there are many guests in their 20’s
- Over 90% of our language learners travel solo and every school organises social and cultural activities to help you get to know others at the school outside of class
- Of course, everyone shares a passion or interest in discovering a new language and culture

When can I start?
- The school is open year round with a break for Christmas
- German courses for beginners start on selected Mondays throughout the year
- If you book the optional accommodation with this learning holiday, you’ll check-in on Sunday before the course starts

How will I learn German?
- German courses are focused on having fun and classes are highly interactive
- You will focus on the four main German language skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening
- There will be individual and group work such as role plays and conversation practice
- You’ll also work on developing your grammar in practical contexts
- You will learn with a wide range of teaching aids; language text books, German press, audio/video, German songs or games and each week your linguistic skills are assessed to ensure you are always in the right group for your level
- Please note all German lessons will be held in the native language of German; a proven teaching technique that will fully immerse you in the language and accelerate your learning experience

Typical course schedule
- Classes start at 9.30am until 1pm each day year round
- Please note that in July, August & September, some German classes will start at 2.30pm until 6pm depending on your language level
- Classes run daily Monday through to Friday each week
- You will have 4 group classes per day lasting 45 minutes each
- You will have a short coffee break in the morning

What can I do in my free time?
Many people on these holiday courses travel solo as they make perfect singles holidays so the language school organises a host of social and cultural activities each week to help you to get to know your fellow classmates and to integrate you into the German way of life, some activities are free and others have a small charge and may include:
- The school offers a minimum of 3 social and cultural activities per week
- Examples of these activities include guided sightseeing tours, Oktoberfest, German Museum, cultural attractions and much more
- The school also host parties, show German movies, international evenings, visit to beer gardens, nightclubs and more
- Daily and weekend excursions are also offered to the Alps, castles, lakes and other historic cities
- You will have plenty of free time to explore the local area and practice your new found language skills or just kick back and relax on this language learning holiday

German language level test
- When you have made your booking, you will be given a link to complete your language level test online before you arrive
- If you are unable to complete the level test before arrival, please arrive at the school by 8.15am on your first day but please note you may miss some lessons whilst you complete the test
- This test will assess your understanding of the language and will help the course organisers to place you in the right group class for your level

Where can I stay?
- This language school offers a choice of optional accommodation staying with a local German family to immerse yourself in the German culture and practice your German
- Accommodation details can be seen under the ‘Optional accommodation’ tab and can be added during the booking process
- Please note that a weekly supplement of €40 per week will be added to all accommodation during high season (July to August)