German courses

TaalTaal offers quality German courses on several levels. Our groups are small and dynamic, so you will have lots of personal attention and guidance.

The new season starts in the week of January 31st for physical lessons and consists of 11 lessons of 90 minutes. Online lessons have begun on January 17th.

It is possible to sign up for a course that is already running. Please take into account about 2.5 hours of self-study and homework next to the regular courses.

Are you interested in signing up? Please use the sign up buttons located under each course description. If you have any questions, you're welcome to call us, send an e-mail or use the contact form.

NOTE: if you prefer all instruction and lesson materials to be in English, you can sign up for the "German/EN" courses, which may be beneficial for beginner levels.

Please note: private lessons and intensive courses can be started at any time.

Course overview

German Level 4 (A1+)

week commencing 17 January
€275

Result after the course:  In this course you will repeat and broaden the knowledge acquired in A1. The past tense will be dealt with, you will talk about events which happened yesterday or longer ago. Varied subjects (and their relevant vocabulary ) like music, film, money and spare time activities, will come up. With the use of verbs like: können, müssen, dürfen etc you will learn to express your preferences and qualify the differences.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

Begegnungen A2 €32.10

(ISBN: 3929526891)

German Level 5 (A1-A2)

week commencing 17 January
€275

Result after the course:  You will learn certain German expressions by combining verbs and nouns. You will learn to speak more fluently and with more distinction, use main clauses and sub-clauses. In addition you will be taught the polite way to express your wishes. Telephone conversations, making appointments and communications at the workplace are part of the course.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs (ONLINE)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

Begegnungen A2 €32.10

(ISBN: 3929526891)

Kommunikation und Grammatik Fortgeschrittene

week commencing 24 January
€275

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

Erkundungen DaF B2 Kurs-/Arbeitsbuch + Audio-CD €30.00

(ISBN: 9783941323438)

Accelerated German/EN 3 (B1.1)

week commencing 17 January
€600

Description:  Accelerated German/EN 3 (B1.1) is aimed at students who prefer English as the language of instruction. It is the first part of the course during which one can achieve a B1 level. The complete CEFR B1 level consists of 2 parts, 7 weeks per part. The B1.1 level German course equips you with sufficient linguistic ability for understanding and responding appropriately in most day-to-day situations. This effectively means the ability to express oneself in a limited way in familiar situations and to deal in a general way with non-routine information.

For whom:  For students who have successfully completed Accelerated German/EN 2 (A2) at TaalTaal or students who have demonstrated linguistic skills to complete an A2 level. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake in order for us to determine your level.

Result after the course:  Successful completion of Accelerated German/EN 3 (B1.1) qualifies students to move forward to Accelerated German/EN 4 (B1.2)

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 9 weeks: Monday and Wednesday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs (ONLINE)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

Begegnungen B1 €28.00

(ISBN: 9783941323209)

Accelerated German/EN 5 (B2.1)

week commencing 17 January
€600

Description:  Accelerated German/EN 5 (B2.1) is the first part of the course during which one can achieve a B2 level. The complete CEFR B2 level consists of 2 parts, 9 weeks per part. This course allows participants in developing their proficiency in the target language reaching a level where they can interact with native speakers with a degree of fluency and spontaneity.

For whom:  For students that have successfully completed Accelerated German/EN 4 (B1.2) at TaalTaal or students who have demonstrated linguistic skills to complete the B1 level. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake in order for us to determine your level.

Result after the course:  Successful completion of Accelerated German/EN 5 (B2.1) qualifies students to advance to Accelerated German/EN 6 (B2.2)

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 9 weeks: Tuesday and Friday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs (ONLINE)

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com.

Erkundungen DaF B2 Kurs-/Arbeitsbuch + Audio-CD €30.00

(ISBN: 9783941323438)

Intensive German Course

€975

Description: An intensive course is given privately (for 1 person) and consists of 15 contact hours divided over 1 or 2 weeks, for example 5 consecutive days of 3 hours each. The exact configuration can be discussed with the teacher for best possible results. Please do take into account time needed for self-study and homework.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  flexible

Lesson method: Any lesson method may be used, but as an indication, you can consider one of the following standard books.

Begegnungen A1 €32.00

(ISBN: 3929526867)

Begegnungen A2 €32.10

(ISBN: 3929526891)

Praktisch Deutsch €30.00

(ISBN: 9789000313693)

Our Philosophy

* Quality education by experienced teachers * Focus on practical results * Lots of conversation * Excellent return on price + time investment * Excursions with teacher and fellow students (on request) * Accelerated courses available *