The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.
We offer free online live group sessions for new students to experience our teaching style. Check the "German Courses" tab above for upcoming dates.
Our German courses are based on the levels defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).
Are you taking one of our German courses for the first time? Our individual assessment lets you quickly find out which course level is right for you.
For questions about our language courses, exams or a personal consultation, contact our language course office via email.
Here you will learn the times of the day, how to greet someone in German and how to introduce yourself.
Here you will learn words about food and drink and how to express quantities when out shopping.
Here you will learn how to order in the restaurant, how to ask for the bill and how to tip.
150 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, lllinois 60601
Learn German successfully in Germany. Experience the culture, leisure, country and people!
In the “Deutsch für Dich” community you will find plenty of exercises to help you learn German free of charge, and you can share experiences with other members.