GERMAN LESSONS

German Lessons in Austin

Your colleagues and yourself can be trained by our native-speaking fully-qualified German tutors at a time and location to suit you. Classes can take place any day, even weekends, and can happen in the morning, afternoon or evening. If the case may be that your home or office is not convenient, there is always the option to take your classes at the office of your teacher. Study books for the lesson are provided.

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Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) General German

These lessons in German are wider-ranging in their nature, and are driven towards students who have a variety of differing needs. All beginner students will expect to study enough survival German to get them through a short visit to the country, those staying on with the lesson can progress differently, depending on their individual requests and requirements. Whether you are buying property in a foreign country, married to a foreign national, planning a round-the-world trip, interested in German history and culture, or if you simply want to attain a particular level of German, this is the choice for you. Inquire now about our German Courses or Take A Free German Level Test

Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) Business German

German lessons of this type are aimed towards those that need to learn German to aid them with their employment. For those just starting out, it is integral to learn basic greetings and business etiquette; and reading and writing can be adopted once the simple precepts are out of the way. Success has come from students who are involved in import/export, international negotiations and acquisitions, those seeking jobs in multinational companies, and those working with foreign colleagues, academia and bureaucracy. Just our most basic beginners lesson will have the student finishing the lesson with basic telephone/e-mail skills in German, as well as survival German should a short stay in the country be needed. Inquire now about our German Courses or Take A Free German Level Test

Face-to-Face Closed (Private) Group General or Business German

If there are 2 or more of you with the same level of German, the same targets within the language, and be able to study at the same time and location, then you'll be happy to know that these German lessons can also be made available for Two-to-One German Lessons or Small Group In-Company German Lessons. Listen & Learn do not generally recommend classes of more than 6-8 people, although Taster lessons in German can run with up to 12 people. Bookings must be made for all participants at the same time. Inquire now about our German Courses or Take A Free German Level Test

Face-to-Face Open Group General German Lessons

If there are 2 or more of you with the same level of German, the same targets within the language, and be able to study at the same time and location, then you'll be happy to know that these German lessons can also be made available for Two-to-One German Lessons or Small Group In-Company German Lessons. Listen & Learn do not generally recommend classes of more than 6-8 people, although Taster lessons in German can run with up to 12 people. Bookings must be made for all participants at the same time. Inquire now about our German Courses or Take A Free German Level Test

Skype Online 1-to-1 (Individual) General or Business German

Your colleagues and yourself can be trained by our native-speaking fully-qualified German tutors at a time and location to suit you. Classes can take place any day, even weekends, and can happen in the morning, afternoon or evening. If the case may be that your home or office is not convenient, there is always the option to take your classes at the office of your teacher. Study books for the lesson are provided. Inquire now about our German Courses or Take A Free German Level Test

Skype Online Group (Closed or Open) General or Business German

Those wishing to learn German in groups of 2 or more together (Two-to-One German Lessons or Small Group In-Company German Lessons) can sign up for our group classes. All students must be at nearly the same level of German proficiency, must have the same needs from the language, and must be able to study at the same time and place as the others. Bookings must be made for all students simultaneously. Listen & Learn do not propose group sizes or more than 6-8 people, but In-Company Taster German Lessons can occur with up to 12 people. Inquire now about our German Courses or Take A Free German Level Test

German Language Essentials

Top 3 German Survival Phrases

  • 1) Wo ist die/der/das…? (Where is the...?)
  • 2) Entschuldigung sie bitte! (Excuse me!)
  • 3) Sprechen Sie Englisch/Deutsch? (Do you speak English/German?)

Top German Idioms & Proverbs

  • 1) Etwas auf die lange Bank schieben ("To shove something onto the long bench.")
  • 2) Was man sich eingebrockt hat, muss man auch auslöffeln ("Dish out what you've cooked.")
  • 3) Den Bock zum Gärtner machen ("Turning the goat into a gardener.")

German Slang Words & Phrases

  • 1) Mach’s Gut ("Make it good.")
  • 2) Schmalzdackel ("Greased dachschund.")
  • 3) Verarschst du mich? ("Are you kidding me?")

The Easiest Things About Learning German

  • 1) It shares 60% of its vocabulary with English.
  • 2) The writing system is familiar.
  • 3) Compound words are easy to figure out.

3 Surprising Facts About German

  • 1) German is the most spoken mother tongue in Europe.
  • 2) German words have 3 genders.
  • 3) Time is counted with respect to the next hour, instead of the previous one.

Top 3 mistakes German students make

  • 1) Using the wrong gender.
  • 2) Confusing plural suffixes.
  • 3) Incorrectly telling time.

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