Courses for Children and Young Learners

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Courses for Children and Young Learners

Our general language courses are for young learners from 12 years of age in secondary school to the Leaving Certificate with or without previous knowledge.
Due to the pandemic the courses will be taking place ONLINE only.

We offer courses for A1, A2 and B1 level. Students take our placement test before enrolling in the most suitable course according to their language ability.

The course offers beginners as well as advanced learners the opportunity to improve their German language skills and supports and encourages them in preparing for the Irish Junior or Leaving Certificate.

Our qualified teachers will be with you every step of the way.
 
Classroom based courses over 16 weeks
Classroom lessons on Saturdays, 1:30 pm–3:00 pm
32 teaching units in total


Starting 6 February 2021
Enrolment:
Dates and Prices or german-dublin@goethe.de
Fee: € 260

How does the course work and which topics are covered?

In the course, young people experience lively and methodically versatile German lessons, which give them the opportunity to use the German language in interactive and varied exercises.

The course places particular emphasis on the active use of the language to enable participants to talk about everyday topics relevant to them and to prepare them to use the language confidently in future professional situations.

The course is based on a modern textbook which takes into account the interests of the young target group.

If you require further advice and information, please contact the language office
german-dublin@goethe.de
 
Due to the uncertainty during the current pandemic this course will not take place in spring 2021.

Get Ready For Your Oral Leaving Certificate!
 
Prepare and revise for your Oral Leaving Certificate examination.  
 
Classroom based courses over 5 weeks
Classroom lessons on Wednesdays, 4.30 pm-6.00 pm or Saturdays, 1.30 pm–3.00 pm
10 teaching units in total


Starting Spring 2021, tbc
Enrolment:
Dates and Prices or german-dublin@goethe.de
Fee: € 105

How does the course work and which topics are covered?

The course places particular emphasis on the active use of the language to enable participants to talk about everyday topics relevant to them and to prepare them to use the language confidently in their oral exams.

The course is based on MOCK exams for the Leaving Certificate.

If you require further advice and information, please contact the language office
german-dublin@goethe.de
 
This course will not take place in spring 2021.

Get Ready For Your Junior Certificate!
 
Prepare and revise for your Junior Certificate examination.  
 
Classroom based courses over 8 weeks
Classroom lessons on Wednesdays, 4.30 pm-6.00 pm or Saturdays, 1.30 pm–3.00 pm
16 teaching units in total


Starting Spring 2021, tbc
Enrolment:
Dates and Prices or  german-dublin@goethe.de
Fee: € 160

How does the course work and which topics are covered?

The course places particular emphasis on the topics relevant to the students to prepare them to use the language confidently in their written Junior Certificate examinations.

The course is based on MOCK exams for the Junior Certificate.

If you require further advice and information, please contact the language office
german-dublin@goethe.de
 
This course will not take place in spring 2021.

Get Ready For Your Leaving Certificate!
 
Prepare and revise for your Leaving Certificate examination.  
 
Classroom based courses over 8 weeks
Classroom lessons on Wednesdays, 4.30 pm-6.00 pm or Saturdays, 1.30 pm–3.00 pm
16 teaching units in total


Starting Spring 2021, tbc
Enrolment:
Dates and Prices or german-dublin@goethe.de
Fee: € 160

How does the course work and which topics are covered?

The course places particular emphasis on the topics relevant to the students to prepare them to use the language confidently in their written Leaving Certificate examinations.

The course is based on MOCK exams for the Leaving Certificate.

If you require further advice and information, please contact the language office
german-dublin@goethe.de
 
Learning German made easy. Learn German playfully and without pressure in selected small groups. Our courses are aimed at children and young learners between the ages of 4 and 12.

The courses are suitable for preschool, junior and senior infants and primary school children who already speak a little German as well as for beginners. Each child is supported according to his or her language level.

New Courses from April 2021

In the summer term 2021 we offer courses l children from 4 years of age.

Advanced (age 4-6):
Times vary between 11:00 am and 12:45 pm

Advanced (age 7-9):
Times vary between 11:00 am and 12:45 pm

Advanced (age 10-11):
Times vary between 11:00 am and 12:45 pm

Start: 17 April 2021

Duration: 7 weeks, 45 minutes each Saturday

Course fee: 60 Euro 

All courses take place online via Zoom.

CONTACT

Verena Mähler
Co-Ordinator Children's Courses

Nicole Gress
Language Department Office
Tel.: +353 (0)1 680 1100
nicole.gress@goethe.de

Further information

Contact and Enrolment

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Overview of levels
A1–C2

Our German courses are based on the levels defined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.