Basic German for Beginners. Evening class.

This course is made for participants who speak and understand very little German. Within the course students will learn fundamental grammar and vocabulary and the basic structures of the German language.

At the end of the course participants will be able to communicate in simple sentences about daily life issues, to ask for information, and to read, write and understand plain texts.

Course type:
Course duration: 6 weeks, 12 evenings
Course instruction: 24 lessons, each 45 minutes
Course schedule: Tuesday and Thursday: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Starting Dates:
Absolute beginners: see specific starting dates


Course levels: Elementary / A1: courses are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language Learning and Teaching - CEFR.
Age group: Adults
Participants per class: 3-8*
Culture and leisure program: -
  Christmas break from December 19, 2016 - January 8, 2017

* With less than 3 participants in class the amount of lessons will be reduced as follows:

  • With 2 participants 50 % of booked lessons
  • With 1 participant: 30 % of booked lessons on one-to-one basis. Please see our terms and conditions.

Included in the course fee:

  • Online placement test before course begins
  • Personal consultation about appropriate level from academic advisors
  • Course goals and study counselling
  • Self-learning phase through homework
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Free WiFi
  • Free usage of on-site library, computer and reading rooms


ih Heidelberg - Collegium Palatinum is authorized testing centre for telc Language Tests . The exams are conducted regularly on our premises. The school offers preparation courses in which students are successfully trained for taking these examinations. 

Duration 24 Lessons