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The DANK Haus welcomes adults with all German language proficiency to learn or improve their German language skills as well as making multicultural friends in a German speaking environment. Our Fall Semester classes are 16 sessions long and meet either on Wednesday evening (6:30-8:45pm) or Saturday morning (9:30-11:45am). 


Proficient I 

Congratulations, you are now a proficient German speaker!

Students in Proficient I are already independent German speakers who would like to increase their German fluency to  express ideas fluently and spontaneously. They will learn to communicate flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. This class will lead the students in a structured and supported manner to understand a wide range of demanding, longer clauses and implicit meaning in texts and produce detailed texts on complex subjects. 

Proficient II 

Congratulations, you have mastered German!

Students in Proficient II will be able to understand practically everything. Students will learn to express themselves with high fluency, precision and with ease. They can also summarize and understand information from different spoken and written resources while recognizing nuances of meaning in more complex topics. They will learn to reconstruct arguments and accounts in a coherent notion while logically recounting reasons and explanations. 


Upcoming classes

    • Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • Wednesday, May 20, 2020
    • 7:30 PM
    • DANK Haus
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    Willkommen zu WEDNESDAY Advanced German!

    This course aims to further expand your knowledge of German while focusing on strengthening your confidence in the use of German in everyday situations. A communicative approach of language teaching and learning is used and a variety of stimulating oral and written exercises is employed, in conjunction with listening and reading comprehension exercises. The textbook for this class is Aspekte Neu - B2.

    Minimum Enrollment: 6 Students

    This class meets Wednesdays from 06:30PM-08:45PM.

    • Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • Wednesday, May 20, 2020
    • 8:45 PM
    • DANK Haus
    Register
    Willkommen zu WEDNESDAY Advanced German! This course aims to further expand your knowledge of German while focusing on strengthening your confidence in the use of German in everyday situations. A communicative approach of language teaching and learning is used and a variety of stimulating oral and written exercises is employed, in conjunction with listening and reading comprehension exercises. You will read and discuss a broad variety of interesting texts. Vocabulary will be expanded and grammatical ability will be strengthened. 


    Minimum Enrollment: 6 Students

    This class meets Wednesdays from 06:30PM-08:45PM.

Curriculum

Not sure which class is the best fit for you? Try taking an online Placement Exam. If you still are uncertain which class is the best fit or you would like to learn more about the curriculum, email Danica Polanski at danica@dankhaus.com.

What's a class at DANK Haus like? Testimonials!

Please meet Isabelle Flegel - one of our great teachers - and take a peak at this short but sweet portrait of an Elementary German I class at DANK Haus (click on the image)! As you can see, classes are interactive and communicative ... and fun!

Placement Tests

Are you joining us with previous learning German experience or are you a continuing student but not sure whether moving on to the next level is right for you?  Please take our placement tests to find the class level that fits your needs best.  Begin with Elementary German I and move on to the next test as you score 80% and more.  We recommend to register for the class level of the test in which you achieved less than 80%.

Contact Us

We encourage you to visit us and sit in during a class.  This lets you see first-hand how the class is taught, and allows you to determine whether our curriculum will meet your needs. 

Office hours are sporadic.  If you would like to discuss questions in person, please leave a message at 773.561.9181 ext.2.  We will be sure to return your call as soon as possible.  In the meantime, we will be happy to communicate with you via email.

For general inquiries about programming, registration, tuition, materials and payment or if you would like to be added to our contact list - please contact dank@dankhaus.com.

der, die, das DANK Haus - online learning community


Friends and students of the German language! In der, die, das DANK Haus we share relevant information about German language and culture as well as news about DANK Haus language courses. It is also your platform to post questions, share useful tips and resources, search for a study or conversation partner, look for and pass on learning materials ....

Hallo und herzlich willkommen Freunde und Lernende der deutschen Sprache! In der, die, das DANK Haus teilen wir relevante Informationen über deutsche Sprache und Kultur sowie Aktuelles über DANK Haus Sprachkurse. Darüber hinaus ist es eure Plattform um Fragen zu stellen, Lerntipps zu teilen, nach Gesprächs- oder Lernpartnern zu suchen, Lehrbücher zu tauschen ... Schön dass ihr hier seid!


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DANK Haus
German American Cultural Center
 
4740 North Western Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60625

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