Specialized courses - Goethe-Institut USA

Specialized courses

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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.

Immersion Day

Thinking about taking a German course, but don't know what to expect? Sign up for our full day immersion program on September 8 to experience our teaching style and philosophy first hand, meet other potential students, and start learning German right away.  Registration Deadline:  August 31!

A1 Review: Bleiben Sie am Ball

07/10/2018 - 08/07/2018
Tue 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

You started learning German in A 1.1, A 1.2 and A 1.3.  Keep practicing your German this summer and make sure that you are “Fit für A 2!” This course is specifically designed for A 1.3 students.

A2 Review: Sommer, Sonne - Deutsch!

07/10/2018 - 08/07/2018
Tue 5:30 PM-8:00 PM

With fun and games, this course will review the vocabulary and reinforce the grammatical structures of the A 2 level.  This course is designed for students at the A 2.3 level.

B1 Review: Gut - Besser - Deutsch!

07/10/2018 - 08/07/2018
Tue 5:30 PM-8:00 PM

This course will review the vocabulary and reinforce the grammatical structures learned at the B 1 level in an enjoyable fashion.

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 once a month from 9 AM - 4 PM. $200 per person, lunch is included. Contact our Language Course Office to enroll!

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 and are guided by one of our teachers. Participation is reserved for students in our classes and alumnis and is free of charge.

Upcoming dates and topics:
will be announced soon for Fall

Register now via email!