External students with prior knowledge who find it difficult to assess their level should test their standard independently by taking our online-placement test under www.vhs-brb.de/onlinetest/
All German classes follow the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The school program is divided into 5 levels: A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1. The school provides neither a C2-class nor official final exams. On demand we’ll help interested students to register at the Examination office at the Berliner Senat.
Learning of simple structures in written and spoken German for the management of everyday situations (Grammar: syntax; tenses: Präsens, Perfekt; modal verbs; imperative; cases: Nominativ, Akkusativ, Dativ; prepositions, pronouns)
Development of the (in A1) learned structures, more varied possibilities of expression (Grammar: subordinating clauses; infinitives with “zu”; reflexive verbs; tenses: Futur I, Präteritum, Plusquamperfekt; Passiv; declination of adjectives; comparison)
Extension of the (in A1, A2) attained basic knowledge
(Grammar: subjunctive; use of participle I and II as adjectives; two-piece conjunctions; Passiv; verbs with prepositions)
Learning of various language structures, academic language, work with sophisticated texts (Grammar: reported speech / present subjunctive; repetition of grammar structures on a higher level)
Further extension of various language structures, academic language, and preparation for exams (Grammar: repetition of grammar structures on a higher level)
All language courses are being held at the Jüdische Volkshochschule Berlin.