Learn German for Beginners

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Learn the basics of the German language in Sydney with this beginner’s class.

“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 level 1 course will teach you how to communicate in German with simple vocabulary and basic sentences, setting you up with a solid foundation in German.

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


By the end of this German Beginners Class, you will have learned how 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


  • 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)


Please purchase the course textbook – which is used for the Beginners and Level 2 course.

Willkommen! German Beginners Course
Second edition – Coursebook
ISBN 978 1 444 16515 9

You can purchase the textbook from Abbeys Bookstore (131 York Street, Sydney). It is close to the CBD campus and offers a 10% discount to Sydney Community College students.

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 enrolment fee. If you would like to inquire about the current price, please call Abbeys Bookstore on: (02) 9264 3111

Please bring to class

  • Textbook
  • Notebook and pen

Other Information

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.


Learn German for Beginners

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$375 Limited inc GST / $300 / $337.50

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Course testimonials:

  • said: 5 Stars!

  • said: Valeria is an 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.

  • said: I really enjoyed the interactive nature of the course and it was done at a good pace. The tutor was very knowledgeable and patient, making sure everyone understand a topic before moving on to the next lesson.

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