Standard German courses

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Standard courses

The Goethe-Institut Boston offers standard German language courses at all levels of proficiency. Once your ability has been individually assessed, you will begin lessons at the appropriate course level. If you have no previous knowledge of German, you will automatically start at level A1.1.

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Standard German Course

10 weeks
4 times a year
40 Teaching units (TU) of 45 minutes
1 class per week (4 TU per day) OR
2 classes per week (2 TU per day
Max. 16 Participants

Intensive course

Typically offered only in Summer Semester
30 - 40 Teaching units (TU) of 45 minutes
8 TU or more per week
Max. 12 participants

All Courses Will Be Held Online

All courses will be held entirely online until Summer 2021. All face-to-face courses have been converted into blended learning courses, which consist of 50% live classes and 50% independent online learning.

Further Information

Contact and Enrollment

Interested in one of our language courses or need further information? We are happy to help.

Overview of levels A1–C2

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