Study German right here in Atlanta! As Europe’s economic engine, plenty of Atlanta companies do business in Germany, and vice versa. German is not only the official language of Germany, but also of Austria, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Switzerland. German is also spoken in parts of Belgium, Denmark, Italy and The Netherlands. You will learn the German language while our teachers also educate you about the German culture. Their thorough approach to teaching is very popular with our students. Open your window to Germany today!
*Courses include 10 consecutive weekly classes (barring major holidays). Classes meet once a week for 2 hours at our location, or online. The curriculum of our language program is built for groups of three to nine students, who complete the material in ten weeks. We also offer more immersive classes that are seven weeks for two students, and five weeks for private lessons.
The goal of German 101 is to understand the basic verb tenses of the German language and to learn practical vocabulary and expressions. The course is designed in layers and builds on previous concepts. After completing 101, the student will have a
firm foundation for further German study. At this level, students will learn:
The alphabet and phonetic pronunciation.
Grammar: Articles and grammatical gender, pronouns and present tense conjugations (sprechen, singen, tanzen, machen, etc.)
Key verbs such as verbs for present tense conjugation (arbeiten, lieben , trinken etc.)
Verbs of motion such as (gehen, fliegen, fahren) + Certain prepositions (nach, zu etc.)
Grammar includes present tense, present perfect and future tense. Vocabulary includes family, friends, daily activities and more...
The goal of German 102 is to act as a “layered” continuation of German 101. Building on previous ideas, the curriculum will be based on a student-centered approach that emphasizes your communicative proficiency. This class will enhance your proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing German on an elementary level. It will also capitalize on your current knowledge of the culture of German speaking countries, so that you may compare and contrast that culture to your own. Students will learn:
Two-way prepositions with the dative
The dative prepositions mit and bei
Word order (time before place)
New vocabulary will include learning about transportation, food, shopping and getting around Germany.
Additional grammar will include Subjunctive of modal verbs for polite requests and how to use the imperative
In German 103, the student will acquire a meaningful command of the German language and will be able to describe their world with colorful and complex constructions. This class will enhance your proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing German, as well as expand on your linguistic and cultural knowledge from German 102. Moreover, German 103 will challenge the students to move out of their comfort zones, by pushing beyond formulaic and repetitive sentence structures.
Simple past (Praeterium), Konjunctionen (als, wenn, wann) Dialoge
Plusquamperfekt, Fragen zu den Dialogen
Adjektive, Adverben, Perfekt (weak/strong verbs)
Perfect with sein/haben
Komperativ, Superlativ, Futur, Nomen
Wie sagt man das auf Deutsch?
All classes are subject to a minimum enrollment.
Group classes cannot be rescheduled or canceled.
Classes are NON-REFUNDABLE after the registration deadline.
Only classes canceled or rescheduled by the Atlanta International Language Institute will allow for a refund in full.
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