A1 German intensive course


  • approx. 2 months, approx. 200 lessons
  • Mon-Thu, 8:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
  • Location: Dortmund or online
  • Bonus 1: A1 Intensivtrainer (for offline students only)
  • Bonus 2: e-learning from Perfekt Deutsch
  • Registration deadline: 14 days before the course
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A1 German Immersion Course

A1 German course from Perfekt Deutsch 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 of elementary grammar structures
  • Writing training
  • Pronunciation training

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

Target group:

  • for participants with little or no knowledge of German

Requirements / previous knowledge: German alphabet


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


The teaching team from Perfekt Deutsch 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. We also use teaching materials that are developed by the Perfect German Language Academy and are continuously updated and supplemented by the school’s internal editorial staff.

In addition, the A1 course participants from Perfekt Deutsch receive individual access to our course-accompanying e-learning platform. This contains grammar and vocabulary exercises, reading and listening exercises, adapted to the course and language level of A1 German learners, as well as a large number of exercises to improve written expression.

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)
  • 3 major intermediate exams (every 2 weeks)

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.

E-learning component:

The Perfekt Deutsch Language Akademy uses the principle of blended learning and combines the face-to-face and online live courses with an e-learning component. On our learning platform, we provide our course participants with online exercises with which they can check and deepen their knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in particular during the course. In addition, our learning platform contains a large number of writing tasks that our German learners work on in the course of the A1 German course. The continuous writing training gives our course participants the opportunity to consolidate their written language skills and to develop discursive skills. The intensive writing training in the A1 course is accompanied by our course instructors, the course participants receive individual error analysis and feedback on their writing performance.

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.

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.

This is what awaits you:

  • Interactive live online lessons in the virtual classroom with video and audio
  • Professional German learning with qualified, experienced  GAFL (German as a foreign language) teachers

For the online course you need:

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

Our german 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 textbook as a print version in bookshops or you can work with an interactive digital version.

What you will learn in the A1 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, e.g

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

Course content in the A1 German course:

  • Lesson 2: family, friends and me

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


    • unregelmäßige Verben und Personalpronomen 
    • formelle und informelle Anrede
    • Ja/Nein /Doch-Antworten auf Entscheidungsfragen 
    • bestimmter Artikel: der, das, die 
    • Nomen im Singular und Plural 
    • Verben haben und sein
  • Lesson 3: My City

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


    • unbestimmter Artikel ein, ein, eine
    • Negationsartikel kein, kein, keine 
    • Negation mit „nicht“
    • Imperativ mit Sie
    • Adjektiv mit sein
  • Lesson 4: Eating and Drinking

    Vocabulary: meals, groceries, drinks, shops


    • Akkusativ 
    • Verben mit Akkusativ
    • Personalpronomen im Akkusativ
    • Nullartikel
    • Verben mögen und möchten
    • Satzbau
  • Lesson 5: Everyday Life and Family

    Vocabulary: daily routine, times, family


    • Zeitangaben mit am, um, von…bis
    • Possessivartikel im Nominativ und Akkusativ
    • Modalverben müssen, können, wollen 
    • Modalverben im Satz
    • Satzklammer
    • Verben: können – wissen– kennen
  • Lesson 6: time with friends, hobbies

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


    • Datumsangaben: am
    • trennbare Verben
    • Personalpronomen im Akkusativ mich, dich,
    • feste Präpositionen mit Akk.
    • Präteritum von haben und sein
  • Lesson 7: Everyday Work

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


    • Sätze verbinden: und, oder, aber
    • Konjunktionen sondern, denn
    • Artikel im Dativ 
    • Präposition mit + Dativ
    • Ortsangaben: Präpositionen mit Dativ und Akkusativ
    • Artikelgebrauch bei Ländernamen
  • Lesson 8: Health

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


    • Imperativ
    • Modalverben sollen, müssen, (nicht) dürfen
  • Lesson 9: My Apartment

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


    • Adjektiv mit sein 
    • Präposition in mit Akk.
    • Wechselpräpositionen mit Dativ und Akkusativ
  • Lesson 10: Study and Profession

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


    •  Perfekt: Satzklammer; Perfekt mit haben und sein
    • Partizip II: regelmäßige und unregelmäßige Verben 
    • Verben auf –ieren 
  • Lesson 11: Fashion and Clothing

    Vocabulary: clothes, department stores, shops


    • Welcher? Welches? Welche? 
    • dieser, dieses, diese
    • Partizip II: trennbare und nicht trennbare Verben 
    • Personalpronomen im Dativ
    • Verben mit Dativ
  • Lesson 12: Travel and Weather

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


    • Pronomen: man;
    • Sätze verbinden: denn; weil/da
    •  Fragewörter: Wer? Wen? Wem? Was?..
    • Temporale Präpositionen mit Dativ
    • Zeitadverbien: zuerst, dann, später, zum Schluss 

This is included in the A1 course:

approx. 200 teaching units

with trained GAFL (German as a foreign language) teachers

12 lessons

at A1 level (GER)

Extra teaching material

from Perfekt Deutsch

E-learning component

to deepen what you have learned

Additional listening training

on our e-learning platform

Learning level checks


individual error analysis

from teachers of Perfekt Deutsch

Certificate of attendance

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

A1 course certificate

from Perfekt Deutsch

A1 Prüfung exam

only in the premium package

Your advantages with Perfekt Deutsch:

  • professional German courses: online or in school
  • systematic communication of the course content
  • in-house teaching materials and course concepts
  • high learning pace
  • continuous repetition of grammatical structures and vocabulary
  • regular tests to monitor learning progress
  • individual error analyzes and feedback
  • daily homework and meetings
  • Use of modern media in the classroom
  • highly qualified DaF teachers
  • Licensed examination center for telc, TestDaF, TestAS and OnSET exams
  • central location in Dortmund city center
  • regular course and exam dates
  • free advice possible at any time


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