Special Courses
Glasgow

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Goal orientated and topic specific

We offer an extensive range of special courses on a wide variety of topics. Or are you looking for a course for your company? Or do you want to learn German in a small group?

These workshops combine language training in German with topical information on various aspects of German language and culture in Germany and other countries where German is spoken. Language practice will include training of speaking skills, work on vocabulary as well as grammar revision.

Level: B1/B2
  • Do, 12.07.2018 10:00-12:30: Hessen
  • Do, 19.07.2018, 10:00-12:30: Schleswig-Holstein, Land zwischen Meeren, Sprachen und Nationen
  • Do, 23.08.2018 10:00-12:30: Spreewald/Brandenburg
  • Do, 06.09.2018, 10:00-12:30: A journex from Southern Germany to Northern Italy

Fee: £25 per session.

How to book:
Please send a quick e-mail to register your interest. Also, for queries any please contact our language department.
german-glasgow@goethe.de
 
This class will enhance your fluency and confidence in German while keeping you up-to-date with cultural, social and political issues in Germany.

Semester course
Duration: 16 weeks
Sessions per week: 1
48 UE* per courseUE* = "Unterrichtseinheiten": lessons of 45 minutes duration 

Dates and Prices



       
Aktuelles is aimed at advanced learners who wish to keep up their language skills. In an informal atmosphere participants will have the opportunity to discuss current events in Germany covering a wide range of topics. At the same time the course will give you the chance to improve your comprehension and general command of spoken German.            


Semester course
Duration: 16 weeks
Sessions per week: 1
32 UE* per course

UE* = "Unterrichtseinheiten":
lessons of 45 minutes duration  

Date and Prices

 
Are you planning a visit to a German-speaking country, would you like to be able to speak with German-speaking friends in their native tongue or would you like to learn a bit of German just for fun? If you are a complete beginner, this course is for you!

This course will train all 4 language skills: listening, reading, writing and above all speaking. At the end the learners will be able to communicate in simple everyday situations. 
 
In this course you will learn, for example, to
  • introduce yourself and others
  • talk about your work, family and hobbies
  • order food and drink and go shopping
  • describe where you live
  • book accommodation
  • find your way around in town.
 
Fee: £160 / £150*

Frequency: 8-week course, once-a-week, 2.66 TU** per week.

How to book:
Online or over the phone.

* Concession fee: for students, senior citizens (60+), unemployed
**TU: teaching unit à 45 minutes
 
You can't attend our semester courses or have special learning goals? We can support you with our taylor-made courses. This type of course is ideal if you have individual learning goals and would like to follow your own schedule.  

Included in the fee
  • assessment and consultation to determine the requirements
  • specially designed course plan
  • lessons with a highly qualified teacher of the Goethe-Institut
  • regular homework and advice on learning strategies
  • free course book for all courses over 20 lessons
  • free use of the library 
How to book
  • If you are interested in individual tuition, please send us a short mail with the following details:
  • whether you have any previous knowledge of the language. If yes, what courses have done in the past
  • whether you have a specific aim (e.g. wanting to move to a German-speaking country, preparation for an exam etc.)
  • whether you have a specific time frame in mind
Fees for one-to-one tuition
01 TU - 10 TU: £47 pro TU*
10 TU - 20 TU: £45 pro TU*
ab 20 TU: £43 pro TU*
*TU = Teaching unit à 45 minutes


Course location: Goethe-Institut Glasgow

 
10 – 19 TU*: £67 per TU (minimum 5 x 2 TU = £670)
20+ TU: £65 per TU
*TU = teaching unit à 45 minutes

Group size: 2 - 8 participants

Included in the fee
  • assessment and consultation to determine the requirements
  • specially designed course plan
  • lessons with a highly qualified teacher of the Goethe-Institut
  • regular homework and advice on learning strategies
  • free course book for all courses over 20 lessons
  • free use of the library 

How to book
If you would like us to organise a course for your group, please send us a short mail with the following details:
  • whether the group members have some previous knowledge of the language
  • whether a special goal needs to be achieved
  • whether there you have a specific time frame in mindFees for one-to-one tuition

Course location: Goethe-Institut Glasgow
If the lessons should take place on your premises there are also travel costs for the tutor to consider.

 
Are you planning to take an A1 or A2 level exam. A few weeks before the  Would you like to know more about the individual parts and get some tips for the exam?

We offer preparation workshops for both levels, A1 and A2. The workshops take place 4 weeks before the exam date.

Next available date: Saturday, 12 January 2019
Time: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Fee:
Free of charge for current students of the Goethe-Institut.
External candidates pay £25.

Registration essential. Please contact the Language Department.
german-glasgow@goethe.de