Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When can I start with my lessons or course?
A: You can start any time throughout the year.

Q: Where do lessons and courses take place?
A: On-site at your workplace or home. If you rather have lessons at our office, then we can hire a private meeting room.

Q: When are lessons available?
A: Every day from 8 am to 8 pm with flexible lessons timings from week to week.

Q: How many lessons do I need to take every week?
A: We do recommend that you take lessons twice a week with sufficient time for revision between lessons.

Q: Who conducts the lessons?
A: One dedicated private German tutor assigned to you.

Q: Does the tutor speak English?
A: Our Tutors are native German speakers and are also fluent in English.

Q: Are lessons conducted in German only?
A: That depends on your level of German. If you are more advanced, then we will conduct lessons only in German. Beginners find it beneficial if Grammar is explained in English. But the choice is yours.

Q: Which German dialect do you teach?
A: We teach Hochdeutsch (High German) which is widely understood in all German speaking countries.

Q: What type of course material do I need?
A: None, we provide our own course material, except dictionaries. Some learners chose to buy additional course material.

Q: Which dictionary do I need to buy?
A: Once we have assessed your German, we can recommend a suitable dictionary to you.

Q: What does the service include?
A: An assessment of your German language skills, a tailored learning program, tuition, course material, homework and a constant review of your skill level.

Q: How long do lessons last?
A: Our experience has shown that 90 minutes is an optimal length for short lessons.

Q: What about the tutor’s travel charges?
A: Travel charges do not apply within Central London.

Q: How do I pay?
A: By BACS, cash, cheque, credit or debit card.

Q: When do I pay?
A: Full payment must reach us at least 48 hours in advance to confirm a lesson or course.

Q: What if I have to cancel a lesson?
A: That is no problem at all. Flexibility is important. However, if you cancel a lesson 48 hours or less before its start, then we will charge you for the full lesson or course.