German for Women
Would you like to improve your German together with other women? In this intensive course just for women, you will learn German for everyday situations such as doctor’s appointments, shopping, finding a job or visiting your children’s school. In addition, you will learn about important aspects of life in Switzerland and the Basel area.
Course: German for Women (with childcare)
Course length: 16–17 weeks, 198 lessons
Course times: Monday to Thursday, 9.00–11.30 a.m.
Level: A1–B2 based on the CEFR
Registration deadline: 1 week before the course begins (later registration possible depending on availability)
Fees (depending on income):
For Basel-Stadt resident: CHF 280.– to CHF 1,960.–
For Baselland resident: CHF 560.– to CHF 2,240.– (from course-level B2 onwards CHF 2,800.–)
For residents of other cantons and referring agencies: CHF 2,800.–
Per child: CHF 240.– to 2,870.– (children under 18 months: +CHF 6.–/h)
Special features of this course: a project week for mothers and additional Basic Skills Modules. Click on additional course information to learn more about this course.
Why is German for Women the right course for you?
> You will improve your language skills and gain the speaking and writing skills you need to better handle everyday situations.
> You will develop your cultural and intercultural competence.
> You will develop your personal and social skills.
> You will learn in a team with other women!
What exactly do you learn in this course?
> Strategies for building up and expanding your everyday vocabulary
> How to improve your pronunciation and speaking skills using conversation and phonetic exercises
> Grammar and structure, writing skills
> Listening and reading skills
> Learning and study techniques
What sets our courses apart?
> Practical lessons: you learn through real-life examples.
> Interaction: we emphasize communication and student involvement.
> Student-focus: we adapt to your learning pace–from the first day to the last.
> Need-orientation: you determine your learning process. We support you.
> Variety: you learn alone, in pairs and in groups with various media.
> Flexibility: we offer individual tutoring on request.
> Innovative ideas: only K5 offers project weeks for mothers.
More valuable information
> On the first course day we clarify your existing language abilities and course placement.
> You learn together with a maximum of 15 other course participants.
> We recommend 3-5 hours of independent study a week.
> At the end of the course you receive a confirmation of participation indicating your language reference level and attendance.
> After the course you can opt for a telc language test (A1, A2, B1, B2) or a proof of language competency fide (A1 to B1). We will be happy to inform you.
Project week for mothers: fun and educational ideas for playing with your child
Take advantage of our qualified childcare team’s expertise. During our project week for mothers, we develop ideas together for fun, creative and educational activities. We also discuss healthy behaviour and share our experiences with one another. Please contact our childcare team for more information.
Important additional information: You can combine this course with a Basic Skills Module (e.g. Computer Skills in German, Finding a Job in German) on Friday mornings.
K5 helps you successfully learn German–customized to your needs.
A written confirmation of participation will be issued at the end of a course if a participant has finished the course. This confirmation includes course content, course dates, course level(s) and number of lessons.
For private payers the possibility of a course and childcare fee reduction will be reviewed at the time of registration. A fee reduction is based on a family’s income, which must be shown in writing when registering for a course. Residents of Basel-Stadt must provide verification that they receive a health insurance premium fee reduction; residents of Baselland must provide a salary statement.
Course fees may be paid in instalments. The first instalment is due when the course begins. Course fees must be paid in full before the end of the course.
Course registration may be cancelled at no cost up until one week before the course begins. If course registration is cancelled within two weeks after the course begins, a fee of CHF 75.– will be charged. As of the third course week, the full course fees will be billed.
The possibility of a childcare fee reduction will be reviewed at the time of registration. A fee reduction is based on a family’s income, which must be shown in writing when registering for a course. Residents of Basel-Stadt must provide verification that they receive a health insurance premium fee reduction; residents of Baselland must provide a salary statement.
The fees can be paid in instalments and must be paid in full by the end of the day care period booked.
Childcare registration may be cancelled at no cost up until two weeks before the course begins. As of the third course week, the full course fees will be billed.