Group German Language Classes in Los Angeles

Spring 2022

Strømmen Group Classes are very lively, social, and even more affordable than our private classes. This isn't your high school language class (or classroom for that matter!) Meet at fun locations in Los Angeles. Group classes are 1.5 hours long and meet once a week, for 8 weeks (12 hours total)

Upcoming Classes

Intermediate German Fall Session

  • Saturdays starting August 6th from 9-10:30am
  • Online!
  • Jerilyn's Profile
  • Texts Required

This class is designed as a follow-on to Deutsch II, as taught by Lehrerin Jerilyn. New students are welcome, however, they are encouraged to reach out in advance with any questions regarding the level.

This level introduces more advanced writing and speaking exercises. Students should come prepared to engage more heavily in basic conversations with the teacher and each other. We'll continue with grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and conversation study, learning grammar not yet taught in the first two levels. Topics may include verb conjugation in different timeframes and modal verbs; compound sentence structure; declension of nouns and adjective agreement; Dative and Genitive cases, and advanced adjective declension; conversation topics about one's person, such as family, hobbies, and work; German culture and history; and other subjects, depending on the class' interest.

Class is taught in German. Students may ask questions in English, but are expected to primarily speak German

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German Fairy Tales (Online)

We know the land of German fairy tales: a country of beautiful castles and valiant knights amongst twisted forests inhabited by witches and dwarfs and lost princesses. In this class, we learn the dark and sometimes gruesome origin of the classic Disney Princesses and beyond.
We will read and discuss folk and literary tales, mainly of the brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Anderson, and learn how fairy tales shaped Germany as a country.

Intermediate to advanced conversational skills and reading required.

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$258 — Regular Rate

Deutsch 101 - Intro German for Beginners

Intended for complete beginners or students who would like a fresh start.
This class will give you the bare bones of German conversation and prepare you to dive deeper. It will also give you glimpses into German culture and heritage.
Topics covered: introducing yourself, present tense, gender, plural, basic sentence structure, negation, overview for past and present tense

Class Registration

$227 — Early Bird Rate
Discounted Early Bird Rate Expires August 25, 2022.

German 2/Deutsch 2 Fall Session

  • Saturdays starting September 10th, from 11:00am-12:30pm
  • Online!
  • Jerilyn's Profile
  • Texts Required

This class is designed as a follow-on to Deutsch I, as taught by Lehrerin Jerilyn. New students are welcome, however, they are encouraged to reach out in advance with any questions regarding the level.

We'll continue with grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and conversation study, geared toward advanced beginners. Topics may include verb conjugation for number and person; helping verbs; declension of nouns based on number and case; an introduction to Accusative and Dative cases; situation-specific vocabulary, such as in a restaurant, doctor's office, or travel; and other subjects.

Class is taught in German. Students may ask questions in English, but should make an effort to speak German.
An Englisch-Deutsch/Deutsch-Englisch dictionary is required. All other materials are provided digitally via Google Drive. Students may wish to purchase some books from the Recommended Texts list provided by Linguistica Callida.

Class Registration

$227 — Early Bird Rate
Discounted Early Bird Rate Expires August 27, 2022.

Deutsch Intermediate - Tell a story

Intended for intermediate and advanced students.
In this class we will dive deeper into German and come out with all the tools needed to tell a story: How and when to use the past tenses, how to row complex sentences together, common conjunctions, adverbs and more. If wanted there will also be deep dive into correct pronunciation.
Topics covered: past tenses, declension, subjunctive, advanced sentence structure.

Class Registration

$227 — Early Bird Rate
Discounted Early Bird Rate Expires August 28, 2022.

German Intermediate Conversation Winter Session

  • Wednesdays starting September 28th from 6-7:30pm
  • Online!
  • Jerilyn's Profile
  • Texts Required

Intended for students who have a solid grasp of grammar, but need practice applying it in speech, and want to expand their vocabularies. Class usually consists of some reading and writing homework, with the bulk of the time spent on discussion in a friendly, comfortable environment. Class is taught entirely in German, and students are expected to express themselves as best as possible in German for the duration of the class. Questions in English are permitted, but explanations and answers are usually addressed in German, rather than providing a one-to-one English translation.

Students who have not had class with Jerilyn before are strongly encouraged to call Strommen and request a skills assessment with her, to determine if this class is an appropriate level for you.

Class Registration

$227 — Early Bird Rate
Discounted Early Bird Rate Expires September 14, 2022.

Intermediate German Winter Session

  • Saturdays starting October 1st from 9am-10:30am
  • Online!
  • Jerilyn's Profile
  • Texts Required

This class is designed as a follow-on to Deutsch II, as taught by Lehrerin Jerilyn. New students are welcome, however, they are encouraged to reach out in advance with any questions regarding the level.

This level introduces more advanced writing and speaking exercises. Students should come prepared to engage more heavily in basic conversations with the teacher and each other. We'll continue with grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and conversation study, learning grammar not yet taught in the first two levels. Topics may include verb conjugation in different timeframes and modal verbs; compound sentence structure; declension of nouns and adjective agreement; Dative and Genitive cases, and advanced adjective declension; conversation topics about one's person, such as family, hobbies, and work; German culture and history; and other subjects, depending on the class' interest.

Class is taught in German. Students may ask questions in English, but are expected to primarily speak German

Class Registration

$227 — Early Bird Rate
Discounted Early Bird Rate Expires September 17, 2022.

German Beginning Conversation Winter Session

  • Tuesdays starting October 4th from 6-7:30pm
  • Online!
  • Jerilyn's Profile
  • Texts Required

Put your budding German conversation skills into practice. Class usually consists of discussing some reading and writing pieces, with the bulk of the time spent on discussion in a friendly, comfortable environment. Homework includes reading and writing assignments, as well as vocabulary lists.

Class is taught entirely in German, and students are expected to express themselves as best as possible in German for the duration of the class. Questions in English are permitted, but explanations and answers are usually addressed in German, rather than providing a one-to-one English translation.

Intended as an opportunity for those who have taken German I and II with Jerilyn to stretch their conversation muscles. Others are of course welcome. If it's been a while since you had a chance to practice speaking German and you'd like to get your feet wet again, awaken your passive vocabulary, speak more fluently in general, or get more in the habit before you take a trip, this is the class for you.

Class Registration

$227 — Early Bird Rate
Discounted Early Bird Rate Expires September 20, 2022.

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Pricing

  • Early Bird Registration: $227
  • Regular Registration: $258

Policies

  • Group classes are 8 weeks, 90 minutes each.
  • Tuition payments are non-refundable and cannot be postponed to a future term. No credit or refunds can be given in any form.
  • Check the class details for text requirements.
  • Minimum of 3 students for 12 hours - Options will be offered if enrollment is low, including shorter classes and/or private classes at a discount.

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