Specialized courses

Gespräch im Cafe Foto: Getty Images/Juice Images

Goal oriented 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?

Do you want to freshen up your grammar? Or become more fluent in conversational German?  At various times throughout the year, we offer Grammar Review courses, German for Scholarly Reading, Conversation courses, and many more.

Intercultural Workshops at the Goethe-Institut Chicago © Goethe-Institut

Intercultural Workshop

Due to globalization and multicultural work environments, intercultural communication skills are becoming increasingly important. Our workshops help you communicate effectively across cultures. By familiarizing yourself with the basic concept of culture, you will become more aware of differences and develop strategies to avoid intercultural misunderstandings.
Workshops are held every on selected Fridays from 9 AM - 4 PM. $200 per person, lunch is included. The dates for fall 2018 are October 19 (Registration Deadline October 12)  and November 16 (Registration Deadline November 9). Contact our Language Course Office to enroll!

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Conversation Evenings at the Goethe-Institut Chicago © Goethe-Institut

Conversation Evenings

For our students in level B 2 and higher, we offer monthly conversation evenings discussing specific topics. The conversations take place on Fridays, between 5:30 and 7:00 PM. This year, the theme of the conversations is "The Year in Germany", the evenings are guided by Caroline Blank. Participation is free for students in our classes and alumnis; other participants have to pay a fee of $ 20.

Upcoming dates and topics:
October 12 - German Identity.
November 9 - 100 Years after the End of WW I.
December 14 - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

Registration deadline is the Monday before each conversation evening.

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