Language classes

German Language Classes starting in Semester 2, 2018


Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm Continuing German 2 (A2.2)

with teacher Renate Wolf,


Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30pm German for Tourists

with teacher Conny Schüritz,


Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00pm Intermediate German 

with teacher Susanne Gross, 


Thursdays, 6:00-7:30pm Continuing German 1 (A2.1) 

with teacher Eugenia Bogomolova,


Thursdays, 7:45-9:15pm Beginning German 1 (A1.1) 

with teacher Eugenia Bogomolova,


Tuesdays, 7:30-9:00pm    German conversation group continues weekly at Das Zentrum. The cost for this popular group is $30 per six months. Contact Conny ( for more details. 


More details on classes are below.




Do you speak German ?  A little bit?  Or actually pretty well?  No matter – Das Zentrum’s language classes have something on offer to suit your needs.


Our experienced, highly qualified teachers teach in a small group environment (class size 10 to 14 students) to ensure individual attention and to make the most of your ability and potential.  Our teachers are either native speakers, or have lived and worked for several years in the German-speaking regions of Europe and have extensive training and experience in both teaching German as a second language, and conveying the cultures of German-speaking societies in Europe.


Membership:  Course participants must also become members of Das Zentrum.  Membership per annum is $50 ($30 Concession) and gives you free access to our library resources (books, magazines, DVDs). 


If you are a new member, please pay for your membership before the course starts.  There is information on how to do this on our website: (


Alternatively, we can do this in the first session.  For those who are already members, please make sure your membership is up to date.


Location:  Classes are held in our room which is on the first floor of the Griffin Centre at 20 Genge Street in Civic.


Enrolment:  To register / enrol for a course, or for further information on a particular course please contact the relevant course teacher with your contact details (name, email and phone number).

The payment for the course is due in, or prior to, the first lesson (cash please).  


Enquiries:  For general language course enquiries or information about Das Zentrum , please contact us at


Semester 2, 2018


Continuing German 2 (A2.2)

Monday, 6.30-8.30pm

Start date: 13 August 2018

Cost: $270 for 15 two-hour weekly sessions

Textbook:  Menschen A2

Contact:  Renate Wolf,

This is the second semester of the A2 German Class.  We are up to Chapter 13 in the textbook.  New students are welcome to join the class, but need to have the appropriate knowledge.  Please use the placement test at  By the end of the course you will be able to engage in communication that requires a simple exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.  You will also be able to describe your immediate environment, talk about your preferences, interests and habits, express pleasure and displeasure, and express and defend your personal opinion.


German for Tourists

Tuesday, 5.30-7.30pm

Start date: 17 July 2018

Cost: $180 for 10 two-hour weekly sessions

Textbook:  None

Contact:  Conny Schüritz,

Are you planning a trip to Germany?  Then this is the right course for you!  In addition to language basics, you will also be given information and tips for visiting Germany.  No prior knowledge of German is assumed.  Please note that this course will take place only if there are at least 8 registered participants.




Intermediate German

Wednesday, 6-8pm

Start date: 18 July 2018

Cost: $250 for 14 two-hour weekly sessions

Textbook:  Aspekte Neu B2

Contact:  Susanne Gross,

This course is inclusive of lower as well as upper intermediate.  We will be continuing with Chapter 7 of Aspekte Neu B2, and will also deal with topics or structures as they arise from the class.  There is no formal placement test so if you are not sure if this is the right level for you please have a chat to me about it.  Feel free to contact me as well if you have any further questions.



Continuing German 1 (A2.1)

Thursday, 6:00-7:30pm

Start date:  26 July 2018

Cost: $250 for 18 one and a half hour weekly sessions

Textbook:  Menschen A1/A2

Contact:  Eugenia Bogomolova,

This course transitions from beginner’s level German A1 to the more advanced level A2.  It is designed for those who already have some German knowledge and would like to continue learning.  Starting with advanced topics from Menschen A1, we will use Menschen A2 for most of the course.  You will extend your vocabulary and learn new grammatical constructions to engage in everyday activities in personal and business settings.  You will learn to exchange information on everyday matters, ask for advice, and describe people, places and things.  New students are welcome to join, but need to have the appropriate knowledge.  Please note that the course will take place only if there are at least 10 registered participants.



Beginning German 1 (A1.1)

Thursday, 7:45-9:15pm

Start date:  26 July 2018

Cost: $250 for 18 one and a half hour weekly sessions

Textbook:  Menschen A1

Contact:  Eugenia Bogomolova,

Would you like to start learning German?  Then this course is ideal for you!  It is designed for students who have no prior knowledge of German and wish to achieve basic language skills for the purposes of communication, study, travel or enjoyment.  You will learn how to use everyday expressions and simple sentences to satisfy concrete needs, ask others simple questions and respond to their questions.  By the end of this course you will develop basic conversation, reading and writing skills.  Please note that the course will take place only if there are at least 10 registered participants.



German Conversation group

Every Tuesday from 7.30pm to 9pm at Das Zentrum. 

The cost for this popular group is $30 per six months. 

Contact Conny ( for more details.





Last updated 01 July 2018