Program Details

Structure of the Standard course:
• Levels : Beginner to advanced (A1 - C1)
• Duration : 1 to 52 weeks
• Lessons (45 min) : 20 / week
• Minimum age: 16 years old
• Students/class: 8-12
• Free internet access
• Start date
Berlin, Germany
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Rolling Starts, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
Our language school in Berlin offers a great variety of German courses of various levels of intensity. According to your personal or professional goals, your interests and the time you have at your disposal, you can choose the type of module as well as the number of lessons that you wish to take.
Our STANDARD course is an excellent choice if you want to improve your language skills and to have free time on your hands. Classes normally take place in the morning, which means that you can make the most of your time off in the afternoon to visit the city and take part in the activities or outings that the school offers. This is perfect for putting your new language skills to the test!

Structure of the Standard course:
• Levels : Beginner to advanced (A1 - C1)
• Duration : 1 to 52 weeks
• Lessons (45 min) : 20 / week
• Minimum age: 16 years old
• Students/class: 8-12
• Free internet access
• Start dates : Every Monday*, all year round ( Special dates for beginners)

Activities - leisure:
• During your German course at ESL Berlin, let yourself be carried away by the hustle and bustle of this vibrant capital steeped in history. A cosmopolitan city par excellence, Berlin will seduce you with its diversity, audacity and extravagance.
• Every week, the school offers its students a wide range of activities and excursions in order to discover this multifaceted city, including museum visits, exhibitions, guided city tours, Biergarten evenings, open-air cinema viewings at the Kreuzberg or Stammtisch in Schöneberg restaurants. Sports fans will be able to take part in cycling trips to the Wannsee and explore the “country” side of Berlin. At the end of the week, you will enjoy excursions to Dresden and its Zwinger or Potsdam and its Sanssouci Castle, and fall in love with these beautiful German cities.
• During your stay, explore the capital as you go along. Fans of architecture will be bewitched by this surprising mix of modern buildings and historical monuments while history buffs will revel in visiting the city’s countless museums. As for art lovers, they will be spoilt for choice in this cultural hotspot. Then, enjoy some peace and quiet in Berlin’s many parks and green areas: ideal to chill out or practise sport, they give the city an exceptional quality of life.
• For aficionados, Berlin’s nightlife is a reference in Europe. Mixing genres and atmospheres, the capital is packed with bars, cafés, restaurants and nightclubs. Welcome to Berlin!
• ACTIVITIES ESL- Berlin offers a weekly programme of activities, most of which are free of charge. We organise German film viewings on Mondays and organise Stammtisch every Tuesday in a bar close to the school where students can socialise in a relaxed setting and apply their freshly acquired language knowledge. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, full day or half-day excursions to museums nearby or to other German cities are offered – this is a great opportunity to explore Germany and its capital city Berlin and practise the language with local people. In summer, sports activities, including football and volleyball matches, are organised in a park. All ESL students are welcome to participate. The social programme is posted on the information board. Sign up and have a great time with your new friends!
Setting Description:
Why choose ESL:
• Our priority: the quality of your stay
• Our accreditations - the excellent quality of our services is recognized by various official Swiss, French, German and international organisations specialised in the sector of education and educational tourism. When you choose an ESL school, you are choosing one of the most-respected language schools around. • An enthusiastic team
• Unique locations
• An international atmosphere
• Excellent value for money
• Three countries, four destinations - At ESL, you can learn French in Montreux or Lyon, two very attractive cities, both offering a unique setting. If you wish to learn German, two tempting locations are available: laid-back Freiburg, on the edge of the Black Forest, and Berlin, Germany’s vibrant capital. Our destinations offer something for all tastes. And if you are having trouble choosing your course location, ESL offers you the chance to combine more than one destination! Do you want
175 EUR a week, discounts for extended stays!
Program fee include:
• Tuition
• Learning material
• Assessment test
• ESL certificate
• Social programme
• Student card
• Accommodation placement and taxes