Summer German Intensive
Would you like to use the summer to quickly and efficiently learn German? You can practice your speaking, listening, grammar, reading and writing skills in our intensive Summer German course. In addition, you can go on short educational excursions with us to boost your language skills and learn more about the region. Upon completing the course, you can take a telc examination (optional).
Course: Summer German
Course length: 4 weeks, 60 lessons
Course times: Monday to Thursday, 8.45–11.50 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 residents: CHF 85.– to 560.–
For Solothurn residents: CHF 420.– (from course level B2 onwards CHF 800.–)
For residents of other cantons and referring agencies: CHF 800.–
Per child: CHF 100.– to 690.–
For Solothurn residents: CHF 96.– (from course level B2 onwards CHF 370.–)
Why is Summer German the right course for you?
> You will improve your language skills.
> You will gain the speaking and writing skills you need to better handle everyday situations.
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
> How to prepare for the telc examination (optional)
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.
> Outdoor activities: excursions offer the opportunity to enhance your German knowledge in an inspiring and casual atmosphere.
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.
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.
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.
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 general terms and conditions of the canton of Solothurn apply for Solothurn residents who attend a course subsidised by the canton of Solothurn.
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.