German Course: Beginners Level 1 - Short Courses Sydney

German Course: Beginners Level 1

What you'll learn

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

“Aller Anfang ist schwer.” – a German saying meaning "the first step is always the hardest." 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, sharing roots with 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 German 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 German Course: Beginners Level 2.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this German beginners 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

Course content

What will be covered in this German beginners course?


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


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

Intended audience

Who is this German beginners course for?

This course is for complete beginners with no previous experience speaking German.

Course venue

Online via Zoom

  • Zoom details will be emailed to you with your enrolment confirmation.
  • Requirement: A device and stable internet connection.

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • Textbook
  • Notebook and pen


Please purchase the course textbook – which is used for German Course: Beginners Level 1 and German Course: Beginners Level 2.

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.

Additional information

Please note the following:

Enrol now in our German Course: Beginners Level 1 and German Course: Beginners Level 2, and save 10%. Use our promotion code "GROUP10" at the checkout. Please visit our discounts page for more information.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Holding two Masters Degrees, Michaela is a highly qualified language teacher. She conducts German lessons in Sydney for adults and children, ranging from a beginners to an advanced level. ...

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