German as a foreign language

For more than 30 years the Akademie Klausenhof has offered courses German as a foreign language. The most important feature apart from professional teaching is that our boarding school provides full board accommodation. The courses German as a foreign language are especially suitable for those persons who want to learn the German language very intensively and fast. Regularly 80 to 100 men and women from all over the world attend our courses.

 

 

 

  • qualified, experienced and motivated teachers
  • internationally recognized certificates
  • proved and recognized teaching materials
  • library with a wide range of self-studying material
  • individual and personal tutorial advice
  • accommodation and boarding
  • regular leisure programme
  • academic counselling and visa assistance
  • modern teaching rooms
  • studying in an atmosphere of mutual respect and tolerance
  • reasonable prices

The intensive language courses of the Akademie Klausenhof are directed at adults and young adults (minimum age: 18 years) who want to acquire basic knowledge of the German language and good skills in the oral and written use of it, as you need good language knowledge for your professional practise or to prepare for the entrance examination of a German university.

How to enrol

In order to enrol please use our application form (download PDF format) and send it - 2 weeks before the start of the course at the latest - filled in and signed to our address.

Please contact us if your application is not confirmed.


Course Levels

valid from 01.09.2013 

 

Basic Level A2 

Course for beginners without or with only little knowledge of German.You will learn to: 

  • make yourself understood in simple everyday situations and routines 
  • understand and produce basic pieces of information about everyday life in written and spoken German 

Examination: telc Deutsch A2 (Start Deutsch 2) (CEF-A2) 


Basic Level B1 

Course for beginners with previous knowledge of German. You will: 

  • learn to understand and produce written and spoken utterances in simple contexts you are well acquainted with 
  • extend your basic knowledge of German

Examination: telc Deutsch B1 (Zertifikat Deutsch) (CEF-B1) 


Intermediate Level B2.1 

Course for advanced students You will learn to: 

  • understand the essential content of texts and lectures of medium complexity dealing with concrete as well as relatively abstract subjects 
  • express yourself in a relatively detailed and clear way, in written as well as in spoken form 
  • make yourself understood almost spontaneously and fluently. By the end of this course you will be able to take part in everyday conversations with native speakers of German 

Examinaton: telc Deutsch B1+ Beruf (CEF-B1+) 


Intermediate Level B2.2 

Course for advanced students You will learn to: 

  • understand the essential content of complex texts and lectures dealing with concrete as well as abstract subjects 
  • express yourself in a detailed and clear way, in written as well as in spoken form 
  • make yourself understood spontaneously and almost fluently. By the end of this course you will be able to take part in conversations with native speakers of German without restrictions on both sides. 

Examination: telc Deutsch B2 (CEF-B2) 


Intermediate Level C1.1 

Course for advanced students You will learn to: 

  • understand the essential content and the important details of complex texts and lectures dealing with concrete as well as abstract subjects 
  • express yourself in a detailed and well-structured way, in written as well as in spoken form 
  • recognize different stylistic levels of written or spoken language 
  • to communicate with native speakers of German spontaneously and fluently 

Examination: telc Deutsch B2+ Beruf (CEF-B2+) 


Intermediate Level C1.2 

Course for advanced students You will learn to: 

  • understand complex texts and lectures dealing with concrete as well as abstract subjects, even topics you are not well acquainted with 
  • express yourself clearly and precisely, in written as well as in spoken form 
  • recognize and make use of different stylistic levels of written or spoken language 
  • to communicate with native speakers of German spontaneously and fluently even in complex communicative situations. 

Examination: telc Deutsch C1 (CEF-C1) 


TestDaF - Basic Information

Foreign applicants who want to study at a German university have to prove their German language skills. These skills are verified in an examination: the German language examination to gain admission to German universities (Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang - DSH) that is run by the universities.

Those people will be exempted from this examination who are able to produce the Deutsche Sprachdiplom der Kultusministerkonferenz - Stufe II (KMK II), the Kleine Deutsche Sprachdiplom (KDS), the Große Deutsche Sprachdiplom (GDS) or the Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung (ZOP) of the Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes or the Deutsche Sprachprüfung II by Sprachen- und Dolmetscherinstitut München.

Another alternative to the DSH is TestDaF, an examination not only suitable for university applicants but for all those who want to measure their knowledge of languages.

This examination will be run worldwide in licensed test centres and now you can also pass it in the AKADEMIE KLAUSENHOF.

TestDaF proves your knowledge of German

  • for students who want to start studies in Germany or who want to continue the studies they started in their own country in Germany
  • for students who have to prove knowledge of the German language in their own country
  • for scientists or academics who plan to stay at a German university and who want to prove their knowledge of German
  • for people who have to prove their knowledge of German for scientific professions

TestDaF determines your knowledge of German in 3 levels

TestDaF level (TDN) Level according to the Common

European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment  (CEFR)

 

  • TDN 3 B 2.2
  • TDN 4 C 1.1
  • TDN 5 C 1.2

Examination: TestDaF (CEFR-B2.2 - CEFR-C1.2)


TestDaF Preparatory Course

This course is a targeted preparation for the examination TestDaF and its particular parts:
reading comprehension, listening comprehension, writing, speaking.

In this course you will learn to treat appropriately written and spoken texts that are relevant for university studies. You train to write clearly structured and coherent texts that will describe or argue concerning particular subjects and in addition you will train to lead appropriately dialogues relevant for university studies.

At the end of the respective course you can pass the examination TestDaF.

 

Special courses

On request, we offer tailor-made programmes for a single person or small groups. In addition we could offer classes in technical terminology in tourism, catering trade, agriculture, haulage business, special topics in the field of business (e.g. personnel).

 

 

 

Information

Contact
Susanne Gross

Ms. Susanne Gross
Phone : +49 (0)2852 89-1345

Contact
Imke Schmitz

Ms. Imke Schmitz
Sekretariat
Phone : +49 (0)2852 89-1345

In order to enrol please use our application form (download) and send it - 2 weeks before the start of the course at the latest - filled in and signed to our address: 

Akademie Klausenhof
Klausenhofstraße 100
46 499 Hamminkeln
Germany

You may also send it by fax +49 -(0)2852 -89-33 45 or
E-Mail: sprachen@akademie-klausenhof.de 

 

General terms: download

Fees: download 

Dates 2016/2017

    04.01.2016 – 27.02.2016
    29.02.2016 – 27.04.2016
    02.05.2016 – 29.06.2016
    04.07.2016 – 27.08.2016
    29.08.2016 – 22.10.2016
    24.10.2016 – 17.12.2016

    02.01.2017 – 25.02.2017
    27.02.2017 – 27.04.2017
    02.05.2017 – 30.06.2017
    03.07.2017 – 26.08.2017
    28.08.2017 – 21.10.2017
    23.10.2017 – 16.12.2017

The first day of a course is the day of arrival and the last day of a course is the day of departure.  There are no lessons on these two days!

 

Language versions:

Angebote Deutsch als Fremdsprache German as a foreign language  Alemán como lengua extranjera Język niemiecki dla obcokrajowców  Немецкий в качестве  
Yabancı Dil Almanca  Duits als vreemde taal 德语作为外语 德語作為外語   외국인을 위한 독일어 

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