What our course participants say
Ilaria Maria Bossi (21) from Italy"I found the lessons very interesting, fun and stimulating. The teacher used very good methods to get us speaking and to correct us. Excellent organization for leisure time activities: A variety of interesting ideas every time with helpful and courteous guides. Great parties!"
Philip and Richard Hagander (19) from Sweden"When we got here we didn't know anyone and couldn't say much in German. Now, four months later, our German is much better and we have new friends from all over the world! We really liked the Goethe-Institut! The people and the staff are friendly and together we create a fantastic atmosphere!"
Anastasia Gramatchikova (28) from Russia"My name is Anastasia and I'm from Moscow. When I started at the Goethe-Institut Mannheim two months ago I didn't know the Latin alphabet. But now I can read, write and sometimes even understand jokes on the radio. I always found the lessons interesting, informative and helpful. I liked the excursion program a lot. See you soon at the Goethe-Institut!"
Ahmed Mahgoub (18) from Sudan"My name is Ahmed Mahgoub. I'm 18 years old. I'd like to study mechanical engineering, but first I have to take a German course. I came to the Goethe-Institut Mannheim because I think the courses here are the best."
Ismahan Abdel Rahman (30) from Libya"The Goethe-Institut Mannheim is excellent. The German course is very good. I like the teaching methods and the materials are useful for studying. The head of the institute, Ms. Malchow, is very friendly and the teacher, Elisabeth, is also very nice and gives excellent lessons."
Luis Eduardo Zamorano Aragón (31) from Columbia"Learning German at the Goethe-Institut Mannheim is a wonderful experience. Not only are the teachers and lessons good, but you can also meet people from different countries and there are cultural activities for enjoying the country. The Goethe-Institut is a valuable experience!"
Susan Forshaw (pensioner) from the UK"I'm from the UK and I'm a pensioner. I've been learning German at the Goethe-Institut for two months. Two months ago I couldn't even write a few words in German. Although I have a lot to learn, I've achieved my first goal! During the course we had the opportunity to visit a few interesting cities and museums and I enjoyed meeting other students from all over the world."
Mohammed Ali Omar (29) from Libya"Before my first day in A21 at the Goethe-Institut Mannheim-Heidelberg I didn't speak a word of German. But then I immersed myself in a new world with a new language. The Goethe-Institut opened up a window for me and let the sun shine in. I am thankful to my teacher and the Goethe-Institut."
Lili Matilde Krüger (60) from Brazil"I'm very happy that I decided to come to the Goethe-Institut in Mannheim-Heidelberg. Everything is wonderful here: the scenery, the organization at the Goethe-Institut, the nice and friendly course participants from many different countries, and especially the lessons with our teacher, Niels."
Jean-Pierre Schaller (52) from Switzerland"It's important to be able to learn and improve oneself at every age. On two occasions I've had the very great pleasure of attending a short intensive course at the Goethe-Institut Mannheim. I received a very warm welcome there and I had the opportunity to meet other students from many different countries and cultures."
Reine Naggar (73) from Egypt"I attended a summer course at the Goethe-Institut to improve my German. I'm very happy with my decision. It was all so positive and impressive. The teacher, the Goethe-Institut staff, the place and Heidelberg, I really liked everything. The organization was perfect. Thank you for all you did for us. Thank you, Goethe-Institut."
Romeo Fratti (20) from France"When I arrived in Heidelberg, I spoke German like a Troglodite. Today all I can say is that I not only speak better German, but also that you can spend a very happy time here in Heidelberg, a very romantic and idyllic city, with flowers and sauerkraut, with beautiful girls, hospitable people and homework."