Frequently Asked Questions

Q: It is often said that German is a difficult language to learn. Is that so?

A: No, German is not more challenging to learn if you apply yourself than any other language.

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: At your office or home in London and online. If you rather have lessons at our office, we can hire a private meeting room.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 optimal 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 starting, we will charge you for the entire lesson or course.

Q: Do you teach other languages as well?

A: We only teach German but recommend the following providers for other languages: Lingua Clinic for Spanish.

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