Berlitz Courses: German for kids online or on-site

Our German courses for children and teenagers are ideally suited if you are immigrating to a German-speaking country with your child and want to give them a good start.

Learning new vocabulary and practicing pronunciation are all important aspects of learning German. But it is also important for children and young people to get familiar with German culture. In a Berlitz German course, we therefore also introduce your child to the German mentality and impart intercultural knowledge.

Offer your child new opportunities in a German-speaking country with a Berlitz German language course for children and teenagers.

Learn German on-site at a Berlitz Center

We offer our on-site German courses for kids and teens at numerous Berlitz Centers throughout Germany. Kids learn German in a fun and exciting way – also at our vacation language camps at various locations.

Tutoring German in the language school

German lessons for children and teenagers are designed in individual instruction to the desired intensity, age and knowledge of the child.

German tutoring is an optimal preparation for school German lessons or perfectly complements them.

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Group and vacation courses on-site

We offer regular weekly and vacation courses at our language schools. The topics and forms of instruction depend on the age of the children: learning German here works through exercises, painting, role-playing, or exciting stories.

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German language camps for children

At our holiday camps, the key to success is learning languages combined with great leisure activities.

At over 60 locations throughout Germany, children actively learn German all day long and are completely immersed in the language.

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Learn German online for children and teenagers

Our language instructors are professionally trained and have extensive experience in teaching German as a foreign language to children and teenagers in the virtual classroom.

Online German tutoring with private instruction

Online private instruction is a particularly efficient way to achieve language success. Our online German courses are conducted by certified language instructors.

With online German tutoring, children receive the full attention of the trainer for the entire duration of the lesson. In addition, we intensively address your child's individual needs, language goals and learning style.

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Learn German online in a group

Kids have a lot of fun learning German in an online group course. For kids, learning in a small group is a very motivating way to start learning German and make new friends.

As online German instruction can be challenging for kids at the beginning, our trainers are always by their side. Online German courses can also help children with an intermediate or advanced level to develop their language skills.

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Learning German for children at Berlitz: Your advantages

  1. Learning according to the established Berlitz method
  2. Certified language instructors who are specialized in teaching German as a foreign language to children and teenagers
  3. Further development of communication and interaction skills
  4. Whether German tutoring, group courses, or holiday camps: The activities and materials are tailored to the respective age of the children

Learning German for kids and teens: Frequently asked questions

The extent to which your child's German skills will improve in a given period of time is difficult to say. This depends on the intensity of the course and the individual circumstances. But don't worry: our expert Berlitz German instructors know how to keep children happy while they learn, and how to keep them inspired and motivated.

Practice together with your child: for example, with counting rhymes, join-in songs, child-friendly online applications, or puzzle or memory games. That way, you'll both benefit.

If you don't feel really confident in the German language, you can also use movies, series, audio books or podcasts in German for children as an alternative.

Of course. Our German tutoring and German courses are also ideally suited for children and teenagers who later want to pursue a university education in Germany. Courses at public universities in Germany are free of charge. In most cases, perfect German language skills are a prerequisite.

Should the university or college require a proof of sufficient German language skills, we will be happy to assist your child in preparing for the relevant language certificate exam.

Do you have any questions about our German courses for kids?

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