GIS German Institute for the Southwest: German Classes for Everybody – Enroll Now


To all Students, Teachers, Members, and Friends of GIS,

We hope you’re having a wonderful summer!  All of our teachers left for Germany, China, and other parts of the world to teach German, and visit family and friends during the summer.  We welcome them back, one by one, and are excited about our August and fall classes.  Do join us for German classes and learn a language and learn a culture!

Early Registration Discounts are in effect for all classes – the Early Registration Discount for the August class ends today. 

Please click on the links below for German classes that interest you and your family:

German Classes in Houston
Summer Intensive – 2 Weeks – August
Fall Standard Language Classes – 10 Weeks
Fall Special Conversation and Discussion Class – 10 Weeks
Fall Office and Business German Classes – 10 Weeks
Fall Intensive Language Class – 10 Weeks
German Classes in The Woodlands
Fall Children’s Classes – Woodlands
Fall Adult Classes – Woodlands
German Classes in the Sugar Land/Rosenberg Area
Fall Children’s Classes – Sugar Land/Rosenberg Area
Fall Adult Classes – Sugar Land/Rosenberg Area
Private Tutoring
Private Tutoring

Summer Intensive – 2 Weeks – August
You will love our August classes – revive your German that may have fallen by the wayside during the summer months (level A1/2) and have fun refreshing your German grammar skills (level B1/B2).  The grammar class includes the following:

Infinitives – Absichten und Zwecke: Wozu braucht man …?
Subjunctive II – Ratschläge geben und höflich um etwas bitten.
Relative Clause – Traumferien: Orte und Sehenswürdigkeiten.
Comparatives – Vergleiche anstellen: “Was findest du besser?”
Adverbs – Umstände erklären: Ort, Zeit, Grund, Art und Weise.
Prepositions – Orientierung in der Stadt: “Wie komme ich bitte …?”
Conditional Sentences – Ein Monat ohne Internet: Was wäre, wenn …?
Subjunctive I – Zuhören und wiedergeben: Berichten, was gesagt wurde.
Passive Voice – Deutsche Geschichte: Wann war das noch?
Future Tense – Die Welt im 21. Jahrhundert: Vermutungen anstellen.
Register here: http://germansouthwest.org/language-school/adult-course-registration/, and please let us know which class you choose.


Fall Standard Language Classes – 10 Weeks
Our standard morning and evening German classes in the fall include levels A1 – C1.  Please find more information here:
http://germansouthwest.org/german-language-classes-for-adults/#std.


Fall Special Conversation and Discussion Class – 10 Weeks
All you ever wanted to know about Germany and the Germans:

Wie die Deutschen leben: Regeln und Ordnung
Wie die Deutschen wohnen
Wie die Deutschen sich versorgen
Wie die Deutschen mit Tieren leben
Wie die Deutschen die Natur erleben
Wie die Deutschen im Verein aktiv sind
Wie die Deutschen Urlaub machen
Woran die Deutschen glauben
Wie in Deutschland ein Leben endet
Deutschland 2020
More information here: http://germansouthwest.org/german-language-classes-for-adults/#lit


Fall Office and Business German Classes – 10 Weeks
This is the class for you, if you would like to learn business German to communicate with your German-speaking colleagues at the office or at headquarters in Germany, Austria and Switzerland! More information here: http://germansouthwest.org/german-language-classes-for-adults/#office.


Fall Intensive Language Class – 10 Weeks
Our intensive German class gets you jump-started on your German learning – you cover twice the material as in the standard classes.


Fall Children’s Classes – Woodlands
Our Children’s classes in The Woodlands start on September 8 and conclude on December 8 (13 Saturdays), and are held at 7550 Crownridge Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77382. For the younger children our curriculum is based on that by the State of Bavaria and we use authentic teaching materials and methods. Registration will open up this week, and here are the details:

Saturday Classes 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – 12 Classes – fuer Muttersprachler und nicht Deutsch sprechende Kinder – for heritage speakers and beginners in German!

  • September 8 – Evaluation of New Students and First Day of Class
  • September 15 – 22 – 29
  • October 6 – 13 – 20 – 27
  • November 3 – 10 – 17
  • November 24 – Thanksgiving Weekend – no class
  • December 1 – Fundraiser: Christmas Market
  • December 8 – last day of class of Fall Term

 

  • Classes are for children 6 years and older and youths up to 18 years
  • Classes include recess and necessary breaks
  • Early Registration ends on Sunday, August 5, 2018 (you get a $15 discount)
  • Regular Registration ends on Sunday, August 26, 2018
  • Late Registration begins on Monday, August 27, 2018 (you pay $15 more for the course)
  • Tuition: $495 (Returning students receive 10% discount)
  • NO REGISTRATION FEE, Materials Fee $35


Fall Adult Classes – Woodlands
Once again we have our standard German classes on Tuesday evenings in The Woodlands. Please register here: http://germansouthwest.org/german-language-classes-for-adults/#wood. If you are interested in private classes on Saturdays at 12:15 p.m., please write to me at angelika@germansouthwest.org.

Fall Children’s Classes – Sugar Land/Rosenberg Area

If you are interested in children’s classes in the Sugar Land/Rosenberg Area, please write to me at angelika@germansouthwest.org. Our class offers are similar to the children’s classes in The Woodlands.

Fall Adult Classes – Sugar Land/Rosenberg Area
If you are interested in adult classes in the Sugar Land/Rosenberg Area, please write to me at angelika@germansouthwest.org. Our class offers are similar to the adult classes in The Woodlands.

Private Tutoring
Our German tutors work with students of all ages: kids, teenagers, adults, and seniors. We offer in-person, private language classes during the day or in the evenings. Our tutors and teachers all have college or university degrees, some have PhDs.  Please call or write for more information: angelika@germansouthwest.org.

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