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Learn to speak German with our German language short courses in Sydney!

“Aller Anfang ist schwer.” – a German saying meaning "the first step is always the hardest."

Thinking of learning the German language? Then, this saying is relevant to you! Start learning German with us and get the assistance and structure you need to enjoy the journey, learning German successfully and with ease.

Once you start, you will notice that German is a very descriptive language with shared roots to many English words.

Learning German has countless benefits, from increasing your career prospects to broadening your mind, getting ready for travel or being able to communicate with German friends or family. The opportunities are endless!

Whatever your motivation to learn this language, this beginners course will teach you how to communicate in German with simple vocabulary and basic sentences, setting you up with a solid foundation in German.

Looking for something more advanced? Check out our Learn German: Level 2 Course.

Please note that we currently offer two types of courses - class room and live online via zoom platform!

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • introduce yourself and others in German
  • understand and use everyday words and basic phrases
  • understand the concept of formality and informality
  • ask and answer questions about personal details such as where you live, people you know and things you have
  • ask for and give basic directions
  • order and pay in a café or restaurant
  • say the months, numbers, dates and times and make appointments
  • name different countries, nationalities and locations
  • use simple sentences based on your understanding of grammar fundamentals

Ideal for

  • Beginners with no previous learning in German

Course content

Topics

  • Greetings and introducing oneself
  • Formality/informality
  • Countries and nationalities
  • Personal information
  • Locations and directions
  • Ask and respond to simple questions
  • Numbers and alphabet

Grammar

  • Simple sentence structure
  • Present tense
  • Gender (masculine, feminine, neutral) and Number (singular, plural)

Textbook

Please purchase the course textbook – which is used for Learn German: Beginners Course and Learn German: Level 2 Course.

Willkommen! 1 German Beginners Coursebook (Third edition)
ISBN: 9781473672659

You can purchase the textbook from Abbey's Bookshop (131 York St, Sydney NSW 2000).

We recommend purchasing your textbook after your course has been confirmed (usually within three working days of the proposed start).

The textbook is not included in the enrolment fee. If you would like to inquire about the current price, please call Abbey's Bookshop on 02 9264 3111.

Please bring to class

  • Textbook
  • Notebook and pen

Additional information

Classes

Learn German: Beginners Course

<p>Learn to speak German with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/german">German language short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<blockquote>

<p>“Aller Anfang ist

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$299 Limited inc GST / $239.20 / $269.10
This class will be held live online via Zoom!
Learn German: Beginners Course

<p>Learn to speak German with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/german">German language short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<blockquote>

<p>“Aller Anfang ist

...
$299 Limited inc GST / $239.20 / $269.10
This course will be held online via Zoom.
Learn German: Beginners Course

<p>Learn to speak German with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/german">German language short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<blockquote>

<p>“Aller Anfang ist

...
$299 Limited inc GST / $239.20 / $269.10
This class will be held live online via Zoom!

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Learn German: Beginners Course

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Learn German: Beginners Course

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Course testimonials:

  • said: It was an online course but I understand that if it was live it would be at York St in the city. Central and convenient venue. Finally, thanks to the tutor. I really enjoyed the course. The class was very interactive and she is very clear and ensures we all understand before moving on to the next area.

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  • said: Amazing teacher. She explains things in such a way, that makes even a language like German seem simple. Looking forward to doing the next class.

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