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 20 September 2021 and consists of 11 lessons of 90 minutes.

Prefer to wait until the next season that starts in the week of January 17th 2022? (in-person and online available)
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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

German Level 5 (A1-A2)

week commencing 20 September
€275

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: Monday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs (ONLINE)

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.

Begegnungen A2 €32.10

(ISBN: 3929526891)

Kommunikation und Grammatik Fortgeschrittene

week commencing 20 September
€275

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday 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.

Erkundungen DaF B2 Kurs-/Arbeitsbuch + Audio-CD €30.00

(ISBN: 9783941323438)

German/EN Level 2 (A0-A1)

week commencing 20 September
€275

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: Wednesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs (ONLINE)

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

Begegnungen A1 €32.00

(ISBN: 3929526867)

German/EN Level 3 (A1)

week commencing 20 September
€275

For whom:  German/EN Level 3 is aimed at students who prefer English as the language of instruction.

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: Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)

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.

Begegnungen A1 €32.00

(ISBN: 3929526867)

Accelerated German/EN 2 (A2)

week commencing 20 September
€770

Description:  Accelerated German/EN 2 (A2) is aimed at students who prefer English as the language of instruction. This course further develops the participants' language skills and their understanding of the culture, society and daily life in French-speaking countries. It will further develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in German, covering a range of predictable situations and familiarising students with a range of simple grammar structures.

For whom:  For students who have successfully completed Accelerated German/EN 1 (A1) at TaalTaal or students who have demonstrated linguistic skills to complete an A1 level. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake in order for us to determine your level.

Result after the course:  By the end of the course, students will be able to perform as an A2 Basic level user (Waystage) of the Common European Framework (CEFR). Successful completion of Accelerated German/EN 2 qualifies students to advance to Accelerated German/EN 3 (B1.1)

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday and Friday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs (ONLINE)

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.

Begegnungen A2 €32.10

(ISBN: 3929526891)

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 *