We offer Beginner, and Intermediate/Advanced classes three times a year (Fall/Winter/Spring).

We are now also able to provide adult learners with the opportunity to take the A1 exam to fulfill visa requirements (Goethe-Institut certificate). Please speak to your teacher or our director Petra if you are interested in this.

  • Term: 10 classes per term.
  • Class Times:
    • Beginner I: Saturdays, 9:30-11am or Tuesdays, 5.30-7pm
    • Beginner II: Saturdays, 11:05am-12.35pm or Tuesdays, 7:05-8:35pm
    • Intermediate: Saturdays, 9.30-11am or Tuesdays, 7:05-8:35pm
    • Advanced: Saturdays, 11:05am-12.35pm
  • Course dates for the current school year: Please refer to our calendar page.
  • Location:  at UVIC, usually at Clearihue Building
  • Cost: Please refer to our tuition page.
  • To register click here

Beginner German is designed to bring a complete beginner to a level where he/she can perform a variety of basic tasks using the German language competently.

Intermediate/Advanced German is designed to build on Beginner German to increase competency in a variety of thematic areas.

  • Entry Requirements: None for Beginner German. A basic understanding of grammar and vocabulary for Intermediate classes and a solid foundation for Advanced German. These courses are suitable for anyone wishing to learn how to speak German (e.g. to communicate with family and friends, travel to Germany or support raising your children bilingually).
  • Course Content: The courses focus on spoken German – practicing basic expressions of everyday language and listening comprehension. Grammar and writing are addressed. German culture and customs are integrated into the courses.