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German Lessons

As one of the more influential languages globally, German has many similarities to English and Dutch, making it easy for those native speakers to pick up and learn quickly.

Whether you’re interested in heading to Oktoberfest, traveling the German countryside, or simply interested in the culture and history of Germany, taking German lessons beforehand will give you a richer experience.

Our customizable classes are perfect for students of all interests, from learning to master the tongue to simply wanting to know more about a foreign language, arts, and culture.

What’s more, at TakeLessons, we make learning fun.

Certified German Lessons Teachers

Learning a new language can be challenging, and student success depends on the teacher’s ability to convey the language to aid student learning. This is why at TakeLessons, we background screen all our teachers and certify their expertise to give our students the maximum benefits in each class.

Signing up is also a snap. Browse the catalog of German lessons teachers and read over the student reviews to find the perfect match for your age and interest. Next, meet with the teacher and discuss your budget and goals for each class, and the instructor will devise an individual lesson plan to help you meet your goals.

And you can expect to learn German at an affordable price, with the average cost for personalized lessons running approximately $57 per hour. Select your teacher and budget, choose in-person or online classes, and learn German at TakeLessons today!

German Online Lessons for All Ages

If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “I’d like to learn a foreign language, but I’m too old,” well, guess again! It's never too late or too early. TakeLessons designs every class for each student to succeed, meaning if you’re looking for German lessons before you travel or are in need of German lessons for kids, whatever the reason, we’ve got the perfect program for you.

We’ve also designed our classes to be offered in-person or online to accommodate students anywhere. See why our students rave about TakeLessons being the best online German lessons for yourself by signing up.

German Lessons for All Levels

Whether you’re in need of German lessons for beginners to native speakers, our customizable lesson plans fit each student’s levels and interests. Learning a foreign language broadens students' experience, opening them up to different cultures and histories.

Those experiences create better understanding and empathy toward other people and strengthen listening skills, comprehension, focus, and sharpening memory.

Our certified German lesson teachers will craft the ideal program to get you started learning German to be fluent, depending on your current German skills and goals. So whether you want just to expose yourself to a new language or need to master one, TakeLessons has the program for you.

German Lessons Curriculum

There are many reasons people want to learn German, and to make it simple, we cater our classes to each student’s goals.

You could always try to learn German on your own (i.e., YouTube videos, books, etc.) and still not fully understand the language, its grammar, or proper pronunciation. But if you’re genuinely interested in learning the German language, there’s no better way than to learn from expert German teachers. If you’re curious about where to begin, check out our sample curriculum to find the right level for you.

Sample Curriculum for Beginner German Lessons

For those students with no knowledge of the German language, then the beginner class is the level suited for you.

A sample of the curriculum at the beginner german lessons level may look like:

  • German alphabet, symbols, and sounds
  • Basic German vocabulary
  • Forming simple sentences and greetings
  • Introduction to German art, culture, and history

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate German Lessons

For students with some German knowledge, our intermediate classes are designed to help you grow in the language.

A sample curriculum for intermediate-level German lessons may include:

  • Listening and reading comprehension
  • Complex grammar and syntax
  • Conjugating subjective and other tense forms
  • Enhancing general conversational skills

Sample Curriculum for Advanced German Lessons

For students who have mastered the basics of native speakers looking to grow in their understanding, our German teachers will devise the perfect advanced class for your needs.

A sample curriculum of the types of things you may learn in advanced German lessons may include:

  • Informal and formal German, including moods and tenses
  • Reading advanced texts
  • Various dialects and accents of German-based on location

Sign up Today

At TakeLessons, we make it easy to sign up and get started. Our no-hassle process is simple. Find the right teacher at a price you can afford, discuss your goals for the class, and they will create the curriculum to help you achieve them.

What’s more, we believe in our system so much that we offer a 100% guarantee that if for any reason you’re not satisfied, we’ll refund the remaining balance of your account.

Ready to get started? Sign up with TakeLessons today!


Is German hard to learn?

No. German has straightforward grammar and subject-verb agreement, making learning easier than most other languages. For native English speakers, the similarities and roots of many common words and sentences may surprise you with how much easier learning German is than languages that don’t come from the same family tree.

In fact, the closest common language to English is Frisian, a dialect of German spoken in the southern fringes of the North Sea and parts of the Netherlands.

So what’s the best way to learn German?

The best way to learn any language is through total immersion in the language, i.e., living in an area where the language is the only form of communication. If immersion is not an option, taking structured classes that teach the fundamentals, comprehension, and conversational skills is the easiest way to learn.

At TakeLessons, our online German lessons are crafted to help each of our students maximize their learning experience and language proficiency.

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