GERMAN LESSONS

German Lessons in Philadelphia

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 German lessons fit a broader spectrum, and can be useful for those who need different things from the language. Most beginner students will have a handle of survival German by the end of their lesson, which will provide them with enough German to communicate at least at a basic level during short trips to the country, but those who require more would benefit greatly from these sessions. Typical students have been those eager to travel all over the world, those buying overseas property, those with foreign spouses, aficionados of German culture and those who just wish to pass a particular German exam. Inquire now about our German Courses or Take A Free German Level Test

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

These German Lessons are intended for people who really need to learn German to help make that difference in their work. For beginners, it will be useful to learn greetings and basic business etiquette, at higher levels reading and then writing become more important. Typical students include those involved in import/export, international negotiations and acquisitions, jobseekers in multinational companies where an additional language is required, and those working with international colleagues, academia and government. Even on our most basic lesson for Beginners, students should expect to end the lesson with basic Telephone German and e-mail German skills for communications as well as Survival German required for short visits to a country. Inquire now about our German Courses or Take A Free German Level Test

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

2 or more people can benefit studying German together as these German lessons are also offered to groups (Two-to-One German Lesson or Small Group In-Company German Lesson). Every student must have the same degree of knowledge of the language, the same business or language needs and the ability to study at the same time and place as everybody else. The booking has to be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn do not advocate group sessions of more than 6-8 people, though Taster German Lessons can be experienced by up to 12 people. Inquire now about our German Courses or Take A Free German Level Test

Face-to-Face Open Group General German Lessons

Lessons in German are also accessible for 2 or more studying in tandem (Two-to-One German Lesson or Small Group In-Company German Lesson). All those involved must have around the same experience of the language, similar needs of areas of proficiency, and must be able to work at the same time and place. Bookings must be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn do not advise classes of more than 6-8 people, although In-Company Taster German sessions can be run with as many as 12 people. Inquire now about our German Courses or Take A Free German Level Test

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

You and your group can be trained by our native speaker qualified German teachers, and can meet at your place of work or home at a time convenient to you. Tutorials can take place any day of the week, including weekends, and can be scheduled for the morning, afternoon or evening. If your home or office is not suitable for you, you can attend the lesson at the teacher's offices. You will be provided with all relevant lesson materials. Inquire now about our German Courses or Take A Free German Level Test

Skype Online Group (Closed or Open) 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

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.

The Most Difficult Things About Learning German

  • 1) Every noun has a gender.
  • 2) Nouns are capitalized.
  • 3) Pronunciation can be tricky.

Top 3 mistakes German students makes

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

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