Edmundsbury Court Estate Tenants & Residents Association
Edmundsbury Community Hall, 171 Ferndale Road, London SW9 8FQ
07724 819177
Mon-Sun: 9am-10pm

German

Courses take place on Wednesday lunchtimes in central Brixton.

  • 12-week courses which progress smoothly from one to the next
  • Between 6-20 students
  • Great facilities – high-speed wi-fi, free tea and coffee facilities
  • Free online learning platform – access class notes, materials and extra resources wherever you are
  • Based on Willkommen (Hodder Education)

Experienced German teacher

Barbara has been teaching German as a foreign language for the past 18 years in the City of London and in a broad spectrum of institutions such as The City Literary Institute and City University. She has a light touch approach to teaching making students' participation a priority, creating a relaxed atmosphere in which students can thrive. 

Practical, communicative learning

You will start using the language from the very start of your course through role play, games and problem-solving activities with content tailored to your needs.

You also work on grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, enabling you to use German independently in a wide range of situations.

Course Content Beginners

Personal details

  • Introduction to German Culture
  • The alphabet and spelling
  • introducing yourself and others: questions and answers
  • saying how you are
  • talking about work and studies 
  • Nationalities and languages
  • Grammar: the position of the verb; open ended vs closed questions

Everyday life

  • Daily activities
  • leisure pursuits
  • likes and dislikes
  • Grammar: personal pronouns and verb endings; regular vs irregular verbs

Family and friends

  • Family relationships
  • talking about your familiy
  • pen friends
  • Grammar: plural of noun; the accussative case

Leisure activities

  • ordering food and drink 
  • food shopping: asking for and giving prices
  • giving and asking for directions
  • saying how often you do things
  • Grammar: the accussative case continued; the imperative

My week

  • days of the week
  • asking for and telling the time
  • a typical day (vokabulary for daily activies)
  • going out
  • arranging an appointment with somebody
  • Grammar: word order, modal verbs

Course Content Intermediate

The Intermediate Course content will be set, once the level of the class has been assessed.

Register your interest



  • Classes are 6-20 students
  • Each term is 12 weeks
  • No classes on bank holidays
  • Courses are £90 per term
  • Unwaged £30
  • Content may vary
  • Minimum class size 6 people

If you are unwaged, put ‘unwaged’ in the coupon field at checkout to receive discount, and bring proof to your first class.