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Cafelingo German courses Language school for German in Berlin Friedrichshain / Kreuzberg 4.9 stars, based on 20 reviews

Cafelingo German language school in Berlin offers German language courses for all levels: A1 (beginner) - B2 (intermediate), such as intensive courses, semi-intensive courses, evening courses, conversation classes and private lessons.

In Cafelingo language school for German you learn to communicate in German! To SPEAK GERMAN!

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German courses

You can join a running course at any time.

Intensive courses (16 lessons a week)

Intensive courses will take place 4 days a week, in the afternoon.

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Semi-Intensive courses (8 lessons a week)

Semi-intensive take place 4 days a week, in the afternoon or evening.

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Evening courses (4 lessons a week)

Evening courses take place 2 days a week, in the evening.

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Conversation classes

Conversation classes focus on the use and employment of your German language skills by conversing with German native speakers.

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Private lessons

Taking private lessons can be a very efficient way to quickly improve your language skills. The tutor is able to customize the lesson to the needs and wishes of the individual student and to address individual needs or to work on particular weaknesses.

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These levels are in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

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Activities

Cafelingo German language school in Berlin is more than a language school !

Our goal is to help you improve your German language skills, but also to show you more of Berlin and Germany and to teach you something about the German culture, its history and traditions. For that, we will put together a program offering various activities, where you can participate for free*. Below are some examples of the activities we will be organizing.

*Participation is free. However, there could be costs like transportation fees, entrance fees, meals and drinks, which might occur and for which the student has to pay for themself.

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Frequently asked questions

How much does a course at Cafelingo German language school in Berlin cost?
It depends on the type of course you would like to attend and how long you intend to attend the course. We have many types of courses, i.e. semi-intensive courses, evening courses and private lessons. You can study as long as you wish, however the minimum for group classes is 1 week.

Are materials included in the course fee? No, materials like the course book is not included in the course fee and should be bought by the student herself/himself. However, there might be times when photocopies are handed out, which are provided by the school and are free of charge.

How long is a course at Cafelingo?
Group courses last 4 weeks. Should there be at least 3 students, who wish to continue that course, the course will continue the following month. Private lessons on the other hand entitle the student to take a certain amount of lessons, which have to be taken within a certain time period.

When does a group course start ?
Group courses usually start on the first monday of each month and last 4 weeks.

How long is one lesson?
One lessons is 45 minutes.

Do lessons take place on public holidays?
No. lessons do not take place on public holidays.

How long does it take to complete a level ?
It normally takes 128 lessons to complete one level, which is equal to 8 weeks intensive classes, 16 weeks semi-intensive classes or 32 weeks evening classes. However these are indications and it can occure that classes progress faster or slower and therefore you need more or less time.

Can I take a trial lesson to see if I like the class?
Yes, of course. We even want to encourage you to do so. Trial lessons are free of charge and can be booked online via our website (www.cafelingo.de).

Can I cancel the course if I don't like it?
We encourage you to take a free trial lesson before you sign up to a course in order to avoid later dissapointments. By taking a free trial lesson you can see whether you like a class or not. If however you feel misplaced in a class or are not happy with the class you are in, we will try everything possible to place you in another class.

Can I obtain a certificate from your school?
Yes, we can issue you a certificate. We would like to point out, that this certificate is not an officially recognized certificate.

Can I accumulate credit points for the university?
At this moment, you cannot accumulate any points for the university at Cafelingo.

Can I obtain a student visa from Cafelingo?
Cafelingo German language school in Berlin does not issue visas. However, in some cases the student requires a confirmation letter from a language school in order to obtain a student visa. Cafelingo German language school in Berlin is able to issue such a letter, provided that the student takes such a course at our school. Be aware, that even having such a confirmation letter, obtaining a visa is not guaranteed.

Does Cafelingo German language school in Berlin provide accomodation?
We can help you find accomodation. Please let us know that you want us to find you accomodation when you register for a course at Cafelingo German language school in Berlin and we will try to find something appropriate for you.

Can I get a health insurance from Cafelingo?
We can help you find an appropriate health insurance. Please let us know that you require a health insurance when registering for a course at Cafelingo.

Are there any student activities at Cafelingo?
Yes, there are a number of student activities, which vary from week to week. Please check our website to find out about current activities.

How can I pay for my course at Cafelingo?
In cash or via bank wire transfer. The payment should be made before you start the course. Paying by card is not possible at this moment, but could be introduced soon.

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The level chart below corresponds to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

A1

You are able to understand and form easy sentences.

You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

A2

You are able to communicate in and about daily matters.

You can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

B1

You are able to communicate about most topics employing easy vocabulary.

You can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

B2

You are able to understand more complex topics and have a normal conversation.

You can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

C1

You are able to understand complicated topics and be able to express yourself fluently.

You can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

C2

You are able to communicate at a level close to a native speaker.

You can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

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