Specialized courses
San Francisco

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Goal orientated 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?

April 2, 2019 - May 28, 2019
18 teaching units per course (1 unit = 45 min.) 
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Level A2
9 weeks
Price: $ 345.00


This course was especially created to make learning German as easy and as fun as possible for you. We would like to improve our communication skills, our vocabulary and our structure in the German language while playing games.  
 
April 1, 2019 - June 3, 2019
18 teaching units per course (1 unit = 45 min.) 
Monday
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Level B1
9 weeks
Price: $ 345.00



This course is geared towards B1 Level students who would like to practice their conversational skills. There will be interesting discussions,  as well as a review of grammar, and new vocabulary will be introduced. Students’ interests are taken into consideration in the class syllabus.  
 
April 3, 2019 - May 29, 2019
18 teaching units per course (1 unit = 45 min.) 
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Level B2/C1
9 weeks
Price: $ 345.00


We will read classic and new short stories: They question the materialistic orientation in the leading industrial countries, where you “live to work”, illustrate everyday resentment, offering humorous possibilities dealing with prejudice. They provoke us to rethink our definitions of happiness, guilt and love, to regard “extreme” marginal figures of our society with empathy. The material can be downloaded or is provided.
April 3, 2019 - May 29, 2019
18 teaching units per course (1 unit = 45 min.) 
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Level C1
9 weeks
Price: $ 345.00


In this class you will discuss interesting current topics from TV, newspapers and the web. You will also practice your understanding and reading skills in this class.

 

In addition to our regular program at the Goethe-Institut, we can offer courses tailored specifically to you or a small group. You can come to us or we can send a teacher to you. We will also help you to effectively combine your individual training with participation in our classes or courses in Germany.   

In addition to our regular program at the Goethe-Institut, we can offer courses tailored specifically to you or a small group. You can come to us or we can send a teacher to you. We will also help you to effectively combine your individual training with participation in our classes or courses in Germany.

Individual Courses
Are you too busy to take part in a standard course? Do you want a language course to cover specific topics? Do you prefer to work alone with a teacher rather than in a group?
We offer individual lessons with experienced teachers in packages of either 12 or 24 units (1 unit = 45 minutes).  
Price
12 units of 45 minutes each $1020 
24 units of 45 minutes each $1980



Small Group Courses
For small group instruction with three or more participants, please contact our language course office
Price
Two students/One instructor
12 units of 45 minutes each  $1400, $700 per person 
24 units of 45 minutes each  $2544, $1272 per person
Three students/One instructor
12 units of 45 minutes each  $1740, $580 per person
24 units of 45 minutes each  $2880, $960 per person
Courses can be organized to fit each company’s own needs, either at one of our institutes or at your location. If you have questions, please contact our language course office.