German courses

TaalTaal offers quality German courses on several levels. Our groups are small and dynamic, so you will have lots of personal attention and guidance.

The new season starts in the week of 23 January 2017 and consists of 11 lessons of 90 minutes.

It is possible to sign up for a course that is already running. Please take into account about 2.5 hours of self-study next to the regular courses.

Are you interested in signing up? Please use the sign up buttons located under each course description. If you have any questions, you're welcome to call us, send an e-mail or use the contact form.

NOTE: if you prefer all instruction and lesson materials to be in English, you can sign up for the "German/EN" courses, which may be beneficial for beginner levels.

Please note: private lessons and intensive courses can be started at any time.

Course overview

week commencing 23 January

German Level 1 (A0+)

€238

Result after the course:  You have a basic knowledge of the German language and you are able to hold short, simple conversations to get to know someone, but also tell about yourself and your hobbies. You are able to make reservations for a room in a hotel. You have gradually developed your vocabulary. During the course you will get familiar with the possessive pronouns, the regular verbs and the various definite and indefinite articles. Apart from the nominative case you will have learnt about the much used accusative case. From short texts, e.g. about the family, you are able to find the most important information.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs or Wednesday between 14:00 and 15:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Begegnungen A1 €32.00

(ISBN: 3929526867)

week commencing 23 January

German Level 2 (A0-A1)

€238

Result after the course:  You have extended your vocabulary with words from everyday life. You have got know more about German eating and drinking habits, you know how to tell about your own eating habits, express your preferences, know how to buy food and order in restaurants. You are able to ask about opening times, admission fees, can tell the time and describe your day. You can put sentences in the past ( simple perfect), use the plural, the changes of the adjectives and use prepositional verbs( verbs you can or cannot separate).You are capable to enter into conversations, e.g. telephone conversations. You are able to make appointments and write letters/e-mails.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Begegnungen A1 €32.00

(ISBN: 3929526867)

week commencing 23 January

German Level 3 (A1)

€238

Result after the course:  You have improved your speaking skills with conversations about the weather, holiday- experiences, your accommodation and situations at the doctor’s surgery. You have no problems in fashion shops or buying a train ticket. You have had a conversation about real- estate, congratulated someone, accepted or refused invitations. You know about the dative case with the several prepositions( which can be followed by a dative or accusative) verbs with the dative and accusative. And you know the rules on comparison and superlative. You know the modal verbs in the present tense and the simple past tense. You can understand newspaper articles and similar short informative texts and you can have a discussion about them.You are also able to express yourself better in writing.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Begegnungen A1 €32.00

(ISBN: 3929526867)

week commencing 23 January

German Level 4 (A1+)

€238

Result after the course:  In this course you will repeat and broaden the knowledge acquired in A1. The past tense will be dealt with, you will talk about events which happened yesterday or longer ago. Varied subjects (and their relevant vocabulary ) like music, film, money and spare time activities, will come up. With the use of verbs like: können, müssen, dürfen etc you will learn to express your preferences and qualify the differences.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Begegnungen A2 €32.10

(ISBN: 3929526891)

week commencing 23 January

German Level 5 (A1-A2)

€238

Result after the course:  You will learn certain German expressions by combining verbs and nouns. You will learn to speak more fluently and with more distinction, use main clauses and sub-clauses. In addition you will be taught the polite way to express your wishes. Telephone conversations, making appointments and communications at the workplace are part of the course.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Begegnungen A2 €32.10

(ISBN: 3929526891)

week commencing 23 January

German Level 6 (A2)

€238

Result after the course:  Speaking becomes easier all the time and you will feel more confident. You are able to compare things and formulate sub-clauses( cause and effect) As well as able to discuss well-known subjects like living, food, hobbies, work situations, and live in general, you can also discuss politics in a simple manner, voice your opinion about cultural and other themes.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Begegnungen A2 €32.10

(ISBN: 3929526891)

week commencing 23 January

German Level 7 (A2+)

€238

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Begegnungen B1 €28.00

(ISBN: 9783941323209)

week commencing 23 January

German Level 8 (A2-B1)

€238

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Begegnungen B1 €28.00

(ISBN: 9783941323209)

week commencing 23 January

German Level 9 (B1)

€238

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 12:00 and 13:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Begegnungen B1 €28.00

(ISBN: 9783941323209)

week commencing 23 January

German/EN Level 1 (A0+)

€238

For whom:  Students who wish to have all explanations given in English. No other knowledge is required.

Result after the course:  You have a basic knowledge of the German language and you are able to hold short, simple conversations to get to know someone, but also tell about yourself and your hobbies. You are able to make reservations for a room in a hotel. You have gradually developed your vocabulary. During the course you will get familiar with the possessive pronouns, the regular verbs and the various definite and indefinite articles. Apart from the nominative case you will have learnt about the much used accusative case. From short texts, e.g. about the family, you are able to find the most important information.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Begegnungen A1 €32.00

(ISBN: 3929526867)

week commencing 23 January

German/EN level 2 (A0-A1)

€238

For whom:  Students who wish to have all explanations given in English. No other knowledge is required.

Result after the course:  You have extended your vocabulary with words from everyday life. You have got know more about German eating and drinking habits, you know how to tell about your own eating habits, express your preferences, know how to buy food and order in restaurants. You are able to ask about opening times, admission fees, can tell the time and describe your day. You can put sentences in the past ( simple perfect), use the plural, the changes of the adjectives and use prepositional verbs( verbs you can or cannot separate).You are capable to enter into conversations, e.g. telephone conversations. You are able to make appointments and write letters/e-mails.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Begegnungen A1 €32.00

(ISBN: 3929526867)

Intensive German Course

€975

Description: An intensive course is given privately (for 1 person) and consists of 15 contact hours divided over 1 or 2 weeks, for example 5 consecutive days of 3 hours each. The exact configuration can be discussed with the teacher for best possible results. Please do take into account time needed for self-study and homework.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  flexible

Lesson method: Any lesson method may be used, but as an indication, you can consider one of the following standard books.

Begegnungen A1 €32.00

(ISBN: 3929526867)

Begegnungen A2 €32.10

(ISBN: 3929526891)

Praktisch Deutsch €30.00

(ISBN: 9789000313693)

Our Philosophy

* Quality education by experienced teachers * Focus on practical results * Lots of conversation * Excellent return on price + time investment * Excursions with teacher and fellow students (on request) * Accelerated courses available *