German Now (with voucher BS)

Have you been living in Basel-Stadt or Baselland for less than two years? Then German Now is just the right course for you. In this course you will start learning or continue improving your German and you will practice using your language skills in everyday situations. At the same time, you will learn everything necessary to find your way around the area and use the infrastructure where you live.

Course: German Now
Course length: 7 weeks, 80 lessons
Course times: Mond. to Thursday, 9.00–11.30 a.m.
Level: A1–B1 based on the CEFR
Registration deadline: 1 week before the course begins (later registration possible depending on availability)
Childcare: yes

Fees (depending on income):
Course:
With Basel-Stadt voucher: CHF 0.–
For Basel-Stadt residents: CHF 120.– to 840.–
For Baselland residents: CHF 400.–
For residents of other cantons and referring agencies: CHF 1,200.–

Childcare: 
Per child: CHF 100.– to  1,160.–


Mit Gutschein Basel-Stadt morgens schnell das Nötige in Deutsch lernen.

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More informations on the course

Why is German Now the right course for you?
> You will gain the speaking and writing skills you need to better handle everyday situations.
> You will learn the basics of German vocabulary and grammar.
> You will get to know people and organisations in your own neighbourhood and in Basel.
> You will learn how to get around Basel and the surrounding area.

What exactly do you learn in this course?
> Speaking and listening skills
> Grammar, reading and writing skills

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.
> Outdoor activities: we take you on educational excursions (topics include: health, safety, the environment, leisure activities and life in Switzerland)

More valuable information
> On the first course day we clarify your existing language abilities and course placement.
> You learn together with a maximum of 13 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.

K5 helps you successfully learn German–customized to your needs.

Information on the price reduction

We offer various fee reductions for our courses and the childcare
Our course and childcare fees vary because donations and cantonal contributions allow us to offer fee reductions based on your canton of residence. You too can take advantage of these reductions!

Please note the following important information:

Basel-Stadt
In order to receive a reduction, you must be registered for a health insurance premium reduction from the canton.
> If you do not yet receive a health insurance premium reduction, you can contact the canton's benefits office ASB (Amt für Sozialbeiträge): www.asb.bs.ch/krankenversicherung/praemienverbilligung.html.
> The ASB will assign you a reduction category based on your income and family situation. You will receive a fee reduction from K5 according to this category.

We offer courses that are free with the Basel-Stadt voucher.

The K5 playgroup accepts children who are required by the canton Basel-Stadt to attend a playgroup in order to learn German (Obligatorium BS).

Baselland
If you live in canton Baselland, we can then give you a fee reduction based on your income for specific courses up to Niveau B1. In order to receive a fee reduction, you must provide K5 with your salary statements from the past three months. According to the regulations of the canton Basel-Landschaft, a reduction is only granted to persons with a regular long-term residency (residency permits B, C, or the Swiss passport).

Solothurn
If you live in the Dorneck-Thierstein district of canton Solothurn, you can take advantage of fixed reduced fees for certain courses. The fees for Solothurn residents are written on K5's course descriptions.

Other cantons
We also offer reductions on a few courses (including childcare) for people living in other cantons. In order to receive a fee reduction, you must provide K5 with your salary statements from the past three months.

Please stop by or call us. We would be happy to assist you in your language of choice.

General terms and conditions course and childcare

Course

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.

The possibility of a course and childcare fee reduction for private payers from Basel-Stadt 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. Verification of a health insurance premium fee reduction must be provided when registering for a course.

Residents of Basel-Stadt with a valid Basel-Stadt voucher can attend courses free of charge. If course registration is cancelled within two weeks after the course begins, the voucher can be recalled for a fee of CHF 75.–. As of the third course week, the voucher loses validity.

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.

Childcare

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.











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