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German courses for beginners


Discover the German language - step by step to success

At SmartTalk, we offer you a comprehensive approach to learning German. Our courses combine modern teaching methods with interactive elements that make learning lively and effective. Immerse yourself in the German language and culture and experience how fast and fun learning can be.

Start your German learning adventure when it suits you. At SmartTalk, we understand that flexibility in learning is key. That's why our German courses for beginners start anew every month. Whether you want to learn German for professional reasons, for your personal development or simply out of love for the language - you'll always find a suitable starting point with us.

Why choose SmartTalk for your German course?

Tailor-made German courses: Experience flexible, high-quality German courses that adapt to your learning pace, led by experienced teachers.

Small groups, effective learning: Benefit from intensive and personalized learning in small groups, ideal for effective progress.

Dedicated teachers: Our professional and continuously trained teachers create a motivating atmosphere that enriches the learning of the German language.

Fair price-performance ratio: We offer high-quality German courses at fair prices, with discounts for trainees and regular customers.

Personal support and community: Become part of the SmartTalk family and enjoy individual support and flexible course times.

Cultural integration: In addition to language lessons, we offer cultural excursions and events that give you an insight into local traditions and everyday life in German-speaking countries.

At SmartTalk you will find the German course that suits your learning pace and lifestyle. We offer three customized course formats to meet the different needs of our learners:

  • Intensive courses: Ideal for fast learners who want to dedicate themselves fully to language acquisition. These courses take place five times a week and are perfect for those who want to make extensive progress in a short space of time. They are ideal for learners who can focus on rapid immersion in the language. 


  • Advanced courses: Designed for working professionals or those with a busy schedule. These courses offer a balanced pace of learning that can be seamlessly integrated into your everyday life. They meet regularly, but less intensively than our intensive courses, and are ideal for those who want to learn German alongside other commitments.


  • Slow courses: These courses are designed for learners who want to take more time or prefer a slower-paced learning program. They are perfect for those who want to move forward at their own pace without feeling overwhelmed.

Wide range of German course formats Intensive courses - advanced courses - slow courses


Course content

  • In the beginners' course you will build up your basic vocabulary in German.

  • You will learn the basic rules of German grammar.
  • Our course instructors will teach you the most important rules of German pronunciation.

  • You will learn how to express yourself orally and in writing in German through various exercises.

  • In addition to teaching you the language, our course instructors will also give you an insight into the culture and life in German-speaking countries.

Course structure

We offer various formats in our German courses for beginners:

  • Intensive courses: 5 lessons per week for fast learning.

  • Advanced courses: Regular but less intensive units, ideal for professionals.

  • Slow courses: At a more moderate pace for those who want to take more time.      


  •  A beginner course lasts for different lengths of time depending on the format. Details of specific course durations can be found on our website. 

  •  After the beginner course, you can attend further modules to continuously improve your German. 

Course price


  • The cost per lesson varies depending on the course duration and course type. For intensive courses at level A1 you pay CHF 12.25 per lesson.

  • The total cost varies depending on the course duration and format.

  • You can find the exact course price and how to register in our course finder.

  • The costs are reduced if you join a course at a later date.


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Personal assistance

Do you have any questions about our courses or would you like to register for a trial lesson?

We will be happy to advise you in person at reception, on the phone or by email.

041 220 23 19

Reception: Töpferstrasse 10, 6004 Lucerne, 1st floor

Personal Consultation at SmartTalk

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Learn German at all levels

Do you already have a basic knowledge of German and would like to improve your language skills? Our advanced German courses are specifically designed to deepen your knowledge and expand your skills. On our main page for German courses you will find a variety of courses tailored to different levels and needs. Whether you want to improve your language skills for work, study or personal interest, you'll find the right course at SmartTalk. Visit our German page to find out more about our advanced course offerings and find the course that's right for you.

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