German Classes in The Woodlands

Early Bird Discounts Expire Soon – Do Register Now

We wish you a Happy Thanksgiving, and would like to remind you that class enrolment for the 2023 Winter Term, beginning in January, is open for registration.  Early Bird Discounts for online classes for adults are available until December 25, 2022: https://germansouthwest.org/german-language-classes-for-adults-2/. Please note that early-bird registration for in-person classes […]

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Martinstag, Laternenumzug and Martinsgans

On November 11, Martinstag is celebrated in Germany with many traditions.  Martin of Tours was the third Bishop of Tours in France during the 4th century AD/CE. There are many legends woven around his person.  For instance, when he still was a Roman soldier, he cut his cloak into halves […]

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Oktoberfest at the German School in the Woodlands

We are so excited that we had our first in-person event after the long strictures of Covid. Last Saturday on October 1, we celebrated Oktoberfest at our German School in the Woodlands. We had a fun-filled event with the families of our students with German Pretzels, games, snacks, and non-alcoholic […]

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All Fall Registrations for Adults, Teenagers and Children are Open

Our popular children’s in-person classes (ages 5-16) on Saturdays begin after Labor Day on September 10, 2022, in The Woodlands. We offer Spielgruppen 1 and 2 for 5-7 year-olds, either beginners or heritage speakers. 8-11 year-olds can choose from a Basiskurs (no German pre-requisite), or Fit in Deutsch 1.1, Fit […]

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GIS German Language Classes for Children and Teenagers

Classes for children and teenagers are open for registration.  Hurry – Early Registration (you get a discount) ends on Sunday, December 12, 2021. We welcome all children and teenagers from the age of 5 to 16 years old interested in learning and exploring the language and culture of German-speaking countries. […]

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Come and Learn German with us – Spring Term Begins

On March 14, 2021, we are beginning a new term of 10-week adult classes, and Spring classes for youths are not far behind. In addition we offer several workshops for children and teenagers during the Spring and Summer. Our next round of Goethe exams will be held in May. As […]

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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 […]

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It’s Time to Register for Classes at GIS – Adults, Teens, and Children

It’s back-to-school for all of us again, and we would like to remind you to sign up for classes for yourself and/or your children, while you still can take advantage of our Early Bird Discounts.  Not all of the classes are up on the website, but I will make sure […]

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Intensive Classes Start August 7 – Teachers Wanted in Rosenberg – The Woodlands – Conroe

Just a note to remind you that at our 2-Week Intensive German Classes (Mondays – Fridays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., all levels):  http://germansouthwest.org/adult-language-courses/ start on Monday, August 7, 2017, in Houston. The classes will take place at the American Red Cross, 2700 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX  77098.    We also […]

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