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WELCOME TO

THE GERMAN SCHOOL OF DALLAS

About Us

The German School of Dallas offers German language classes every Saturday for children ages three and up, teenagers, and adults.  Our native German teachers develop our students’ ability to read, write, understand and converse in German and, in addition, offer a broad understanding of the history and culture of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.


Classes meet Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM at All Saints Catholic Church, conveniently located in North Dallas off of Arapaho at 5231 Meadowcreek Drive, Dallas, TX 75248.


The German School of Dallas is supported by the Central Agency for German Schools Abroad (Zentralstelle für das Auslandsschulwesen, ZfA) (https://www.auslandsschulwesen.de/Webs/ZfA/DE/Deutsch-lernen/DSD/Fachberatung_Deutsch-als-Fremdsprache/Nordamerika/Houston/houston_node.html).

In cooperation with the ZfA, we prepare our children and teenagers to take Level Exams A1 and A2 and the German Language Diploma One and Two (Deutsches Sprachdiplom, DSD I and DSD II). In addition, as members of the American Association of Teachers of German, we also administer the AATG exams level 1 to 4.


For adults, we offer beginner, intermediate and advanced classes.  Each teacher will accommodate the needs of the students on an individual basis and prepare the curriculum accordingly.


 Thank you for your interest in The German School of Dallas. For any additional inquiries, please contact us at 

Info@germanschooldallas.com or call Elke Vassen, Vice Principal  (972) 400-1135

You are welcome to visit our school during school hours, advanced notification would be appreciated.  Whether you are brand new to the German language or have had some previous experience, 

WE WELCOME ALL OF YOU TO COME LEARN GERMAN WITH US! 

 

IN MEMORY OF

ANDREA POFFEL

 
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In June of 2020, we suffered the premature and untimely loss of Andrea Poffel, a teacher at our school and member of its Board of Directors.  In recognition of her devotion to our school and its students, the Board of Directors has authorized planting a memorial tree with plaque dedication to Andrea in the Dallas Arboretum.  The cost of such memorial trees is approximately $3,000. To date, over $1,000.00 has already been contributed to Andrea’s memorial tree and plaque.  If you would like to contribute to this cause, please forward checks to the German School of Dallas or pay by Zelle (In memoriam Andrea Poffel).

 

Mailing address: The German School of Dallas

                            P.O. Box 793388

                            Dallas, TX, 75379

School Cones in Class

NEW SCHOOL YEAR                 2021/2022


Our Fall Semester 2021 will start on August 21st and will end on December 11th

(offering 15 classes each 2.5 hours in length of German language and cultural exposure by native German speakers). 

Classes meet virtually and face-to-face on Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM at All Saints Catholic Church, conveniently located in North Dallas on 5231 Meadowcreek Drive, Dallas, TX 75248.

Alternatively, classes are also offered virtually via Zoom. This will be arranged based on availability of the students and teachers.

Our face-to-face classes meet:

 

August 28

September 25

October 16

November 20

December 11

 

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

BEGINNER CLASS FOR CHILDREN

(8-12YEARS OLD) STARTING IN

MID-SEPTEMBER!

It is not too late to sign up!
Call Elke Vassen for more information.
972-400-1135

 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2021/2022

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CLASSES

 
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CHILDREN/YOUTH CLASSES

  • Vorschule / Pre K

  • Kindergarten

  • Children / Youth Beginner Level 1,2, 3

  • Children / Youth Intermediate (A1, A2)

  • Youth Advanced (DSD I, DSD II)

Levels of proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Languages (CEFR)


A1: Can understand and form basic sentences, express needs of a concrete type, ask and answer questions about personal details.


A2: Can communicate in simple and routine situations and exchange information on familiar matters.


DSD I: Corresponds to Level B1 of the CEFR. Provides proof of German language proficiency required for admission to preparatory courses at “Studienkollegien” in Germany. Provides advantages when applying to study in Germany.


DSD II: Corresponds to Level B2 and C1 of CEFR. Provides proof of German language proficiency required for admission to institutions of higher education in Germany

Adult Education Course

ADULT CLASSES

  • Beginner

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

School Application

REGISTRATION FORM

 

REGISTRATION FORM

Early bird registration fee per student is waived if e-mailed and paid before 7/31/21 11:59 pm.

MEDICAL RELEASE FORM

Medical information about the face- to-face student

FLYER

 

LEARN TO SPEAK GERMAN

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COVID-19

In response to COVID-19 and the Shelter-In-Place order, we have moved all our classes online and are updating our school calendar.  We will continue to closely monitor the situation.  Please check back here regularly for updated information. Stay Safe!

ZOOM CLASSROOM

Zoom is our temporary classroom for The German School of Dallas during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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For more info to COVID-19 and ZOOM, click below!

 
 

CONTACT INFO

School Address:

5231 Meadowcreek Dr, Dallas, TX 75248


Mailing Address:

The German School of Dallas

P.O. Box 793388

Dallas, Texas  75379

Elke Vassen, Vice Principal (972)-400-1135

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