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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 22 April 2024 and consists of 11 lessons of 120 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 and homework 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.

OK Starting September 2023, TaalTaal will offer an upgraded course program with regular lessons of 2 hours each so that you will make progress more quickly at a pace that's still comfortable. If you're an existing student and would like to learn which follow-up class is the best fit for you, please feel free to contact us.

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

Course overview

Deutsch Anfänger 1 (A0-A1)

week commencing 22 April
€385

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:

* Monday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs
* Thursday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs
* Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs (ONLINE)
* Thursday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

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

book

Begegnungen A1 (n) €30.00

(ISBN: 9783969150054)

Deutsch Anfänger 2 (A1)

week commencing 22 April
€385

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 18:00 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)
* Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs
* Friday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs (ONLINE)
* Friday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

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

book

Begegnungen A1 (n) €30.00

(ISBN: 9783969150054)

Deutsch Grundstufe 1 (A1-A2)

week commencing 22 April
€385

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:

* Monday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs
* Wednesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

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

book

Begegnungen A2 (n) €32.10

(ISBN: 9783969150085)

Deutsch Grundstufe 2 (A2)

week commencing 22 April
€385

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: Friday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

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

book

Begegnungen A2 (n) €32.10

(ISBN: 9783969150085)

Deutsch Mittelstufe 1 (A2+)

week commencing 22 April
€385

Description: All your knowledge accumulated so far is partly repeated and deepened. In the past, you will now also get to know the so-called 'Mischverben'. The verbs with prepositions will once again be discussed, among other things. Through the 'Konjunktiv II' (adjoining wise) you are able to ask polite questions and formulate (unrealistic) wishes. Furthermore, making the suffering form ('Passiv') plays a role. It talks about time and how you entertain yourself with, among other things, museums, art, reading, watching TV and other media and what your day looks like. In addition to your work and your profession, communication in the working environment (telephone, e-mail) is also an important topic of this course. You will not only speak more fluently and in a more nuanced way, but your own experiences and especially your own opinion will increasingly play an important role.

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

* Monday between 17:30 and 19:30 hrs
* Thursday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs

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

book

Begegnungen B1 (n) €30.00

(ISBN: 9783969150115)

Deutsch Mittelstufe 2 (A2-B1)

week commencing 22 April
€385

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

* Wednesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs
* Wednesday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

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

book

Begegnungen B1 (n) €30.00

(ISBN: 9783969150115)

Deutsch Mittelstufe 3 (B1)

week commencing 22 April
€385

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

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

book

Begegnungen B1 (n) €30.00

(ISBN: 9783969150115)

Deutsch Fortgeschrittene 1 (B1+)

week commencing 22 April
€385

Description: Having successfully achieved level B1, you are now going to further improve this during the present course. You are going to broaden and deepen your knowledge you have acquired so far and further develop your skills by covering interesting topics such as: school memories, interpersonal relations, living circumstances, travelling and contact with other cultures. Various grammar topics, including modal auxiliary verbs, the past tense, the use of adjectives and prepositions and the direct form (Passiv) will be repeated and deepened. The grammar, together with your ever-expanding vocabulary, provides the basis for your communication, which will continue to grow and improve. Although listening and reading will be covered extensively, the main focus of this course will be on 'producing' the language, i.e. speaking and writing. You will be working on improving the ability to express yourself by discussions, commenting on graphs, writing letters and composing oral and written summaries.

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

* Wednesday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs
* Thursday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs
* Friday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs

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

book

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

(ISBN: 9783941323438)

Deutsch Fortgeschrittene 2 (B1-B2)

week commencing 22 April
€385

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

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

book

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

(ISBN: 9783941323438)

Deutsch Fortgeschrittene 3 (B2)

week commencing 22 April
€385

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

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

book

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

(ISBN: 9783941323438)

Kommunikation und Grammatik Fortgeschrittene

week commencing 22 April
€295

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.

book

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

(ISBN: 9783941323438)

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.

book

Begegnungen A1 (n) €30.00

(ISBN: 9783969150054)

book

Begegnungen A2 (n) €32.10

(ISBN: 9783969150085)

book

Begegnungen B1 (n) €30.00

(ISBN: 9783969150115)

book

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

(ISBN: 9783941323438)

book

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 *