The language school Alpadia Berlin is located in the tourist area of the German capital. A few steps away from it are the main Berlin attractions. The German language course in Alpadia Berlin is a unique opportunity to combine the curriculum with the cognitive. Training in one of the most beautiful districts of the capital is not limited to academic studies. At leisure in Schöneberg, students can consolidate knowledge and improve their German skills while walking along busy streets, shopping, entertainment.
Short information . A program for those wishing to learn basic German or improve their language skills and get to know Berlin vividly.
About the course . The program is offered in two versions: with an intensity of 20 lessons and 30 lessons per week. Groups are formed on an academic basis. This determines the effectiveness of subsequent sessions. The general German course provides for the study of grammar, vocabulary, practice of reading, writing, listening. Particular attention of the school's teachers is paid to German communication.
Duration of the course: 1 - 48 weeks.
Students age : 16+
Start dates : All the year round on Mondays. [999.21 ]
Requirements for crediting : the level of German ownership - from A1 to C1.
Training result: pronunciation, conversation development, vocabulary expansion, knowledge improvement in German grammar, listening comprehension, reading, writing skills
Class size [ 999.38]: 10 - 14 people.
The length of the lesson: 45 minutes.The cost of : from 195 euros per week. The cost includes a training program, the provision of all necessary methodological materials, a student card, the main activities of the extracurricular program, a certificate of completion of courses, accommodation. Additional payment is due - 75 euros.
Short information . Special four-week training course for the language exam.
About the course . The program is combined. The course intensity of 30 lessons per week provides 20 lessons for a standard (general) program and 10 thematic classes in mini-groups. Preparation for the exam includes the development of reading, listening, and writing skills. Particular attention is paid to grammar and vocabulary. The training program is built taking into account the actual exam requirements for the level of knowledge and skills of students. Language practice in the course of the course provides for the fulfillment of tasks similar to those offered by Goethe Zertifikat.
Students' age : 16+
Start dates : 29.05 / 25-26.06 / 30-31.07 / * 26-27.08 / 24-25.09 / * 21-22.10 / 19-20.11 / * 16-17.12
Requirements for crediting : the level of the German - from B1 to C1.
The result of training : development and improvement of general language skills, study of the content of the selected examination, methods of assessment, acquisition of skills required to perform assignments Goethe Zertifikat. ]
Class size : 6 people.
Lesson duration : 45 minutes.The cost of the [ 999.47]: 1075 euros for 4 weeks. The cost includes training, teaching materials, extracurricular program, certificate of completion of courses, accommodation. An additional fee for enrollment is 75 euros.
Short information . Practical course, designed for 4 weeks, which includes intensive preparation for the exam of the chosen level.
About the course . Every week, 30 lessons of German are offered to the students of the course. From them thematic (preparatory) are 10. 20 lessons are reserved for the repetition of the general program, filling the knowledge gaps, development of general language skills. At thematic classes students perform tasks similar to the TestDaf program, expand lexical stock, work on syntax and grammar, develop skills of writing academic texts, undergo special trainings aimed at developing communication skills.
Students age : 16+
Start dates : 28-29.05 / 25-26.06 / 30-31.07 / 20-21.08 / 24-25.09 / 15-16.10.19-20.11 / 10.-11.12
Requirements for crediting: German - B2 - C1.
Learning outcomes : improving the basic language skills, acquaintance with the content of the selected exam, studying the strategy for successfully passing the TestDaf, understanding the methodology for evaluating the results, acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills for delivery Oral, written part of the exam, passing the test TestDaf in compliance with the format.
Class size : 6 people.
The length of the lesson is : 45 minutes. ]Cost : 1075 euros for the course of study. The cost includes the curriculum, methodological materials, extracurricular activities, certificate of completion of courses, accommodation. The fee for enrollment is paid separately (75 euros).
The school offers its students several accommodation options. Each of them has its own peculiarities and advantages.
Host family . Accommodation is offered in separate rooms. Meals are arranged by arrangement (breakfast or half board). The way of accommodation is characterized by the possibility of practicing German in everyday life.
Family Without security (18 +) . The accommodation option is suitable for adult independent students. Homestay accommodation provides a room with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Life and food are organized according to the principle of self-service.
Price: Single room - 215 euro, without food
Student apartment (18+). Attentive students are offered cozy apartments in the center of Berlin near shopping centers, cafes, restaurants, transport interchanges. The apartments have single and double rooms. Nutrition students organize themselves. Each apartment has a fitted kitchen, a lounge, amenities, an access point to the Internet.
Price per week:
Residence (18 +) . Accommodation is offered at a residence 25 minutes' walk from the school. Students are provided with single and double rooms. Kitchen, bathroom - shared. The residence has a Wi-Fi zone.
Cost of living:
Hotel 18 +) . The school recommends to its students the best hotels in Berlin. Accommodation is possible both budget and luxury. Accommodation in the hotel provides for meals (breakfast).
The cost is specified separately.Self-contained accommodation (18+). At the school there are programs without residency.
Learning German in Berlin provides a rich extra-curricular program. Weekly the school offers its students a wide range of interesting activities. The list of attractions includes excursions around Berlin (historical and architectural direction), museums and galleries of the capital. Also, students are invited to visit numerous Berlin exhibitions, concerts, film screenings in the halls and the open-air Kreuzberg or Stammtisch.
There is something to do in Berlin and sports fans. The capital regularly hosts competitions and matches. Active students are offered cycling tours in Wannsee. The program of extracurricular activities of Alpadia Berlin includes field trips. Students of the school can get to know more closely the most tourist-oriented cities in Germany - Potsdam, Dresden and others, visit the famous German castles.
Eco-routes are recommended for lovers of a quiet holiday. In Berlin parks there are many picturesque zones for relaxation in the bosom of nature.
Fans of night life in the city are waiting for numerous clubs and non-stop restaurants, pubs.
In addition, at any time of year in Berlin, you can participate in public events. There are beer, gastronomic, music festivals, sports marathons, museum and art nights, various ektrim shows and much more.
The daily routineThe lessons take place mainly in the morning. The schedule of individual lessons can include evening classes.
The Alpadia Berlin school has modern, technically equipped classrooms. Also in the language school there is a computer center, a conference room, free Wi-Fi, a spacious living room with a buffet.
The price includes: training, study material, entrance test, certificate
ALPADIA, leisure program, student card, accommodation and taxes
The school does not work on holidays for the following dates:
from 22.12.2014 to 02.01.2015 / 03.04 / 06.04 / 01.05 / 14.05 / 25.05 / from 21.12.2015 to 01.01. 2016
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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