WHO ARE WE ?

Deutschstunde offers German lessons for children and adults.

We are a non-for-profit organisation established in 2009 in Croydon, NSW. Presently, the lessons of 45 minutes each

are Mondays from 3.50pm – 7.05pm during the NSW school term.

We are proudly one of only 3 schools in Australia offering the Deutsches Sprachdiplom (DSD) running lessons on Tuesdays from 5 – 7.15pm.

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We believe in offering children & adults the best German language learning experience.

Due to the highly differentiated courses that we offer for children from pre-school to high school age, we are presently running a variety of different classes on Mondays matching the students level of skill and age group. In the last years, we have

• Written and told picture stories parallel in all classes,
• Performed theatre plays and even raps,
• Presented assignment and speeches,
• Commented “Minecraft” in German,
• Organized and performed in Nativity Plays for Christmas,
• Written and performed an audio play which was produced and aired by SBS Radio.

We offer classes on Mondays starting at 3.50pm until 7.05pm. Each lesson is 45 minutes. Deutschstunde also provides tailored lessons for DSD students on Tuesdays from 5pm to 7.15pm at 45 minutes (90 minute for DSD2) units. All lessons use and provide effective German learning support material for an all round interactive and complete learning experience.

Costs per term is $170 per student and $140 for siblings.

Overall, we are a cheery community which not only caters for children learning German but offers for parents and other caregivers a social forum. Every Monday, we enjoy dinner together, cook and clean up jointly, swap books and German magazines and have formed many friendships over the years.

Visit us on Mondays or simply drop us an email on hallo@deutschstunde.com.au

LATEST NEWS

Top 10 Reasons Your Children Aren’t Speaking Your Language

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Corey Heller from Multilingual Living Magazine has published this great article on why some children might not speak our language. All kids are different. My first one happily responds [...]

Kinderkino – German kids’ movie night on Saturday, 18th June

May 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Upcoming events: Deutschstunde would like to invite you to a German kids’ movie night on Saturday, 18th June from 5pm onwards. Courtesy of the Goethe Institute, we [...]

Top 10 Things You Should NEVER Say to Your Bilingual Child

May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Another great article by By Corey Heller on multilingualliving.com I can't help having this tiny feeling of guilt creeping up when I read this article, because I have done [...]

Why does my child always respond in English?

April 14th, 2016|0 Comments

At Deutschstunde we see all these lovely kids with all different levels of German language skills. Some just look at me puzzled when I say something in [...]

Ein Hühnerkrimi – jetzt auf Youtube

April 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Unsere tolle SBS Aktion 'Ein Hühnerkrimi' von unseren Deutschstunden Kindern für Kinder ist jetzt auf Youtube! Check it out here!    

What does it take to raise bilingual children?

March 31st, 2016|0 Comments

How are plans to raise children with a second language tested by day-to-day stresses, teenage resistance, lack of motivation or bereavement? Our very own Susanne Thiebe and [...]

“I am amazed at the professionalism level German is taught to my children. I really makes a difference in them mastering the language.”
Melanie
“My children love coming to Deutschstunde on Mondays. They enjoy learning, playing and eating with their German friends. I also enjoy the chat with the German parents as well. Great community spirit”
Martin
It’s great to now have a DSD school in the Inner West. My kids will ace their German HSC for sure and also gives us them the option to go to university in Germany!
Peter

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