Classes are offered for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Students; both daytime and evening options are available. 

If you already know some German, but don't know which class to take, you can complete an online assessment. We offer three different exam levels. Note the "Schritte" level (Einstufung) when you are finished.

Find course descriptions and information here: Beginner & Intermediate, and  Advanced and Oberstufe, Class Levels

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BEGINNER CLASSES - Sessions start in September and January

START German - BEGINNER CLASSES - 12 weeks
See class descriptions below

START 1 (A1 Beginner 1)  Tue. 9/17 - 12/10 12:30pm - 3:00pm  CLASS FULL
START 1 (A1 Beginner 1)  Wed. 9/18 - 12/11 6:30pm - 9:00pm  CLASS FULL
START 1 (A1 Beginner 1)  Thu. 9/19 - 12/12 6:30pm - 9:00pm  CLASS FULL
START 2 (A1 Beginner 2) Tue. 9/17 - 12/10  6:30pm - 9:00pm   12 weeks 
 START 2 (A1 Beginner 2)  Wed. 9/18 - 12/11 12:30pm - 3:00pm  CANCELLED
 START 2 (A1 Beginner 2)  Thu. 9/19 - 12/12 6:30pm - 9:00pm  12 weeks 
START 3 (A1 Beginner 3) Wed. 9/18 - 12/11 6:30pm - 9:00pm  CLASS FULL
START 3 (A1 Beginner 3) Thu. 9/19 - 12/12   12:30pm - 3:00pm CANCELLED


  • START 1 (A1 Beginner 1)  For students with little or no German language skills 
  • START 2 (A1 Beginner 2) For students who have completed 3-6 months of German study (START 1 and / or G100)
  • START 3 (A1 Beginner 3) For students who have completed 6-9 months of German study (START 2 and / or G100)

Course Fees

  • A1 START 1 / 2 / 3 German - 12 weeks - $295.00 GAI members / $315.00 non-members
Textbooks 
  • START 1 / 2 German: Schritte International Neu A1 Kursbuch (Textbook) & Arbeitsbuch (Workbook), vocabulary - $85.00 (books can be used for all three START German sessions)
  • START 3 only: Schritte International Neu A1.2 Kursbuch (Textbook) & Arbeitsbuch (Workbook), vocabulary - $45.00
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ADVANCED BEGINNER German - 18 weeks 
G300 (A2.1)
 Mon. 9/9 - 1/20/2020   6:30pm - 9:00pm  18 weeks
G300 (A2.1) morning  Thu. 9/5 - 1/23/2020  9:30am - 12:00pm  18 weeks
G400 (A2.2) afternoon  Mon. 9/9 - 1/20/2020  12:30pm - 3:00pm  CLASS FULL
G400 (A2.2)  Tue. 9/3 - 1/21/2020   6:30pm - 9:00pm  18 weeks

Course Fees
 
  • G300 (A2.1); G400 (A2.2); 18 weeks - $435.00 GAI members / $455.00 non-members
Textbooks
  • G300 Schritte International Neu A2.1; G400 Schritte International Neu A2.2; combined Kursbuch (Textbook) & Arbeitsbuch (Workbook)  - $45.00 

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MITTELSTUFE / INTERMEDIATE German - 18 weeks 
G500 (B1.1) morning  Wed. 9/4 - 1/22/2020   9:30am - 12:00pm  18 weeks
G500 (B1.1)   Thur. 9/5 - 1/23/2020   6:30pm - 9:00pm   18 weeks
G600 (B1.2)  Wed. 9/4 - 1/22/2020   6:30pm - 9:00pm  18 weeks
G600 (B1.2) morning  Fri. 9/6 - 1/24/2020    9:30am - 12:00pm   CANCELLED






Course Fees
 

  • G500 (B1.1); G600 (B1.2); 18 weeks - $435.00 GAI members / $455.00 non-members
Textbooks
  • G500 Schritte International Neu B1.1; G600 Schritte International Neu B1.2combined Kursbuch (Textbook) & Arbeitsbuch (Workbook) - $45.00 each

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ADVANCED MITTELSTUFE REVIEW - AMR B1+  -  18 weeks 
 AMR B1+   Mon, 9/9 - 1/20/2020  6:30pm - 9:00pm   18 weeks
 AMR B1+ morning  Fri. 9/6 - 1/24/2020  9:30am - 12:00pm CLASS FULL




Course Fees
 

  • AMR B1+ - 18 weeks - $435.00 GAI members; $455.00 non-members
Textbooks
  • AMR Mittelpunkt Neu B1+; combined Lehrbuch & Arbeitsbuch  - $55.00 (each) 
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OBERSTUFE / ADVANCED German - 14 weeks 

 Oberstufe B2  Mon, 9/9 - 12/9 6:30pm - 9:00pm  14 weeks
 Oberstufe C1  Tue, 9/3 - 12/10 6:30pm - 9:00pm  14 weeks




Course Fees 

  • Oberstufe B2; Oberstufe C1 - 14 weeks - $335.00 GAI members / $355.00 non-members
Textbooks
  • Oberstufe B2 Mittelpunkt Neu B2; Oberstufe C1 Mittelpunkt Neu C1  - $65.00 Lehrbuch required (Arbeitsbuch $45.00 optional - Textbooks can be used for multiple B2 / C1 sessions) 

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OBERSTUFE Leistungskurs C+ -  8 weeks 
 Oberstufe LK C+  Sat. 9/14 - 11/2  10:00am - 12:00pm  8 weeks



Course Fees
  • Oberstufe LK C+ - 8 weeks - $165.00 GAI members; $185.00 non-members
    Thema: Deutschland Regional

    Deutschland war nie ein zentralisiertes Land, daher offenbart es sich erst richtig in der Mannigfaltigkeit seiner Regionen. Ob durch Kultur oder Küche, ob durch Sprache oder Sagen, jede Region ist einmalig. Die Vielfalt der deutschen Regionen wird das Thema unseres Kurses



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Course Fees
 
  • A1 START 1 / 2 / 3 German - 12 weeks - $295.00 GAI members / $315.00 non-members
Textbooks 
  • START 1 / 2 German: Schritte International Neu A1 Kursbuch (Textbook) & Arbeitsbuch (Workbook), vocabulary - $85.00 (books can be used for all three START German sessions)
  • START 3 only: Schritte International Neu A1.2 Kursbuch (Textbook) & Arbeitsbuch (Workbook), vocabulary - $45.00
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Registration Information

Course and textbook fees are due in full on the first evening of the class, unless other arrangements have been made with Language Services. Refunds for tuition only are made upon request as follows:

Refund Policy

Class canceled by the GAI:
Full refund
Before first class meets:
Full refund minus $50.00 administration fee
During first 2 weeks of class: Prorated tuition less $50.00 administration fee
No refunds beyond first 2 weeks of scheduled classes

GAI memberships are non-refundable.


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