The school year runs from early September through the middle of May, with classes meeting once a week. Arlington Heights Saturday mornings from 9.30 am to 12.00 noon.
Classes are held at two locations:
Palatine Monday evenings from 5.45 pm to 8.15 pm.
Our young students have fun learning German through songs, games, stories, and poems. Our more advanced students receive instruction in vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, and listening comprehension, as well as speaking.
Cultural events are organized for German-American Day, Weihnachten (Christmas), and Fasching (Carnival) and are regarded by students and parents as the highlights of our school year!
German language examinations including the AATG National German High School Examination, the A1 and A2 exams, as well as the Deutsches Sprachdiplom 1 (DSD1) that are offered to qualified students.
- Spoken language and grammar
- Reading and writing
- Modern and traditional culture
- All ages (Kindergarten through adult)
- All ability levels
- Weekly classes during the school year