SAMSTAGSSCHULE for Teens (Age 13+)

The classes focus on creating and developing German language skills for teens. The instructor builds reading, writing, listening comprehension and speaking skills in a fun, interactive, and age appropriate environment.

  • German for Teens (Beginner) - Introduction to German for students who have no or limited prior knowledge. The course covers basic topics such as weather, sports & hobbies, school, current events and culture. (Text books: Beste Freunde 1- $30.00 addt'l charge)  
  • German for Teens (Intermediate) For students who have taken 1-2 years of German classes. Course is designed to build on existing language skills. Sessions will explore current events & literature and work on expanding vocabulary & grammar skills. (Text books: Beste Freunde 2 - $30.00 addt'l charge)

  • ADVANCED GERMAN - TEEN TREFF: For students with a high level of proficiency & fluency. Course is designed to maintain language ability. Limited assignments & homework - Class meets bi-weekly.
  • ADVANCED GERMAN  - TEENS INTENSIV B1+: For advanced students who want to continue building language ability and skills. Recommended for students who graduated from TCGIS, have completed DSD I, or have lived in a German-speaking country. 'Blended' Course format with 90 min. of classroom instruction per week and online / independent study. (Class uses 'Aspekte Jr. B1+' materials, $95.00 addt'l charge - books can be used for multiple sessions

Further Information

While your child has fun learning German, you can enjoy Kaffeestube in the main building! Both the Kaffeestube and the library will be open Saturday mornings while Samstagsschule is in session. Check out a children’s book or movie, or just enjoy a chat with other parents.

For further information, call Language Services at 651-222-2979, or email

Registration Information

Course fees are due in full on the first day 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:
Before first class meets:
100%, less $40

Classes open with a minimum of 5 students. 



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