A1 evening course


  • approx. 2 months, approx. 122 lessons
  • Mon-Thu, 5:15 pm-8:00 pm
  • Location: Dortmund or online
  • Registration deadline: 14 days before the course
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A1 German evening course

Perfect German’s A1 German course conveys simple linguistic structures. The course content is based on the everyday events of the participants.   

In the A1 course, you will learn everyday expressions as well as simple grammar and sentence structures that will help you to successfully cope with routine everyday situations in the oral and written area.

Your daily A1 lessons with us look like this:

  • Training of oral and written communication skills
  • intensive vocabulary work
  • Training of listening and reading comprehension
  • Learning and practicing elementary grammar structures
  • Writing training
  • Pronunciation training

After successfully completing our A1 language course, you will have a basic vocabulary and will be able to talk about yourself and have simple conversations in German.


for participants with little or no knowledge of German

Requirements / previous knowledge:

German alphabet


  • Language of instruction: German
  • Group, partner and project work
  • Introduction of the means of speaking based on texts and audio material
  • Practice and consolidation of the language in dialogues and role plays


The perfect German teaching team consists of lecturers with extensive teaching experience and intercultural competence.

Teaching materials:

In the course you will work with current A1 textbooks. You will receive detailed information on this in good time before the start of the course.

The content of our A1 German course corresponds to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Vocabulary tests, intermediate exams in the A1 German course:

  • 12 vocabulary tests (after each lesson)
  • 12 chapter tests (after each lesson)

The regular learning progress checks test the skills of reading, listening, writing and the practiced grammar. The corrections are made by the qualified teachers. With the help of these tests you can check your learning progress.

Work at home:

You get homework every day. These will be discussed and corrected on the next day of class.

Final exam and certificate after the A1 course:

At the end of the course, you will take an internal A1 final exam and receive an A1 final certificate from Perfekt Deutsch. You also have the option of taking a telc German A1 exam with us. Here you can find more information about the telc A1 exam.

Additionally for the online course:

With our online A1 German course, you can learn from the comfort of your own home and achieve your desired learning goal in a timely manner.

What to expect:

  • Interactive live online lessons in the virtual classroom with video and audio
  • Professional German learning with qualified, experienced DaF teachers

For the online course you need:

  • stable internet connection
  • Computer or laptop with camera
  • microphone
  • possibly headphones

Our DaF teachers have a lot of experience in teaching the German language and are well versed in using the respective online tools. They know how to make online lessons diverse and goal-oriented, how to motivate participants to do interactive exercises and how to make optimal use of the advantages of online lessons.

In the online German course from Perfekt Deutsch you work with modern software that is free of charge for you. You can either order your GFL textbook as a print version in bookshops or you can work with an interactive digital version.

This is what you will learn in the A1 evening course:

How you can communicate on an elementary basis in most everyday situations , e.g.

  • Say and write your name and place of residence
  • ask how you are and react to it
  • Giving and understanding directions
  • talk about hobbies
  • make simple phone calls
  • Give out invitations and congratulations
  • ask for the price and make purchases
  • Order and pay in the restaurant
  • Make appointments with a doctor or the authorities
  • Apologize about being late and respond to it
  • Express your approval or disapproval
  • Favors, displeasures and formulate your suggestions
  • ask someone for information

How you can read simple texts and write them yourself, for example

  • Write short messages or postcards
  • Fill out forms
  • Describe your daily routine
  • understand and write an invitation

Course content in the A1 evening course:

  • Lesson 1: Getting in touch

    Vocabulary: Numbers 1-20, countries and languages


    • W question
    • Declarative sentence
    • Verbs and personal pronouns
    • alphabet
    • Large and lower case
    • Writing rules
  • Lesson 2: family, friends and me

    Vocabulary: hobbies, days of the week, numbers from 20, professions


    • irregular verbs and personal pronouns
    • formal and informal form of address
    • Yes / No / Yes answers to decision questions
    • definite article: der, das, die
    • Singular and plural nouns
    • To have verbs and to be
  • Lesson 3: My City

    Vocabulary: places and buildings, means of transport, directions, months and seasons


    • indefinite article one, one, one
    • Article of negation no, no, no
    • Negation with "not"
    • Imperative with you
    • Adjective with
  • Lesson 4: Eating and Drinking

    Vocabulary: meals, groceries, drinks, shops


    • accusative
    • verbs with accusative
    • Personal pronoun in the accusative case
    • Null item
    • Verbs like and want
    • Sentence structure
  • Lesson 5: Everyday Life and Family

    Vocabulary: daily routine, times, family


    • Times with on, at, from … to
    • Possessive articles in nominative and accusative
    • Modal verbs must, can, want
    • Modal verbs in the sentence
    • Sentence bracket
  • Lesson 6: time with friends, hobbies

    Vocabulary: ordinals, leisure activities, food and drinks, events


    • Dates: on
    • separable verbs
    • Personal pronouns in the accusative case me, you,
    • fixed prepositions with acc.
    • Past tense of to have and to be
  • Lesson 7: Everyday Work

    Vocabulary: everyday office life, location information, bank, media


    • Connect sentences: and, or, but
    • Conjunctions rather, because
    • Article in the dative
    • Preposition with + dative
    • Place indications: prepositions with dative and accusative
    • Article usage with country names
  • Lesson 8: Health

    Vocabulary: parts of the body, illnesses, medicines, jobs in the hospital


    • imperative
    • Modal verbs should, must, (not) may
  • Lesson 9: My Apartment

    Vocabulary: rooms, furniture and appliances, colors, forms of living


    • Adjective with be
    • Preposition in with acc.
    • Alternating prepositions with dative and accusative
  • Lesson 10: Study and Profession

    Vocabulary: professions and jobs, places of work, studies, applications


    • Perfect: sentence bracket; Perfect with having and being
    • Participle II: regular and irregular verbs
    • Verbs on – ieren
  • Lesson 11: Fashion and Clothing

    Vocabulary: clothes, department stores, shops


    • Which? Which? Which? 
    • this, this, this
    • Participle II: separable and inseparable verbs
    • Personal pronouns in the dative
    • verbs with dative
  • Lesson 12: Travel and Weather

    Vocabulary: types of vacation and travel destinations, sights, points of the compass, weather


    • Pronoun: man
    • Connect sentences: because
    • Question Words: Who? Whom? Whom? What?
    • Temporal prepositions with dative
    • Adverbs of time: first, then, later, at the end 

    Our course content is based on the Common European Framework of Reference (GER).

This is included in the A1 evening course:

approx. 120 teaching units

with trained DaF teachers

12 lessons

at the A1 level (GER)

Learning progress checks


Certificate of attendance

for submission to the authorities, for the purchase of the Youngticket, for enrollment

A1 course certificate

from Perfekt Deutsch

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