German teenager courses at Berlin college campus
At the Berlin College you´ll learn German in the very centre of Berlin. The college has a 9.000 m² campus on trendy Kastanienallee - with fancy clubs, cafes and designer shops just down the street. The street is nicknamed casting ally, because there are so many films and fashion shootings here. Every day we´ll show you a different part of Berlin - you´ll get to see all the highlights: Museumsinsel, Badeschiff, the Berlin Wall ... . The German courses start in the afternoon, we do Berlin sightseeing in the morning, and at night we take you out in Berlin: we go clubbing, play minigolf or hang out in Mauerpark.
Absolutely central, in hyper trendy Berlin - Prenzlauer Berg, inmidst cafes, galleries, fashion stores. Walking distance to many Berlin highlights like Museum Island, Brandenburger Tor, New Reichstag, Hackescher Markt
9.000 sqm campus with 40 classrooms and student residence on site, lounge, restaurant, cafe, garden, volleyball and basketball court, pool table, barbecue
The standard course focuses on grammar work and the development of oral and written skills through entertaining and motivational learning activities. Our dynamic teaching approach based on an active learning process stimulates young students, encourages their interest in language and improves their knowledge of German culture. Lessons are held in the afternoons from 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm.
|Lessons per week||20||Duration||2-3+ weeks|
|Levels||Beginner to Advanced||Students per class||Maximum 12|
|Minutes per lesson||45||Minimum age||16|
Option A: On-campus residence
Students can choose to be accommodated in a studio apartment on campus. Students share a 3-5 bedded room with it's own shower and toilet. Students have half board accommodation (breakfast & dinner) at the campus cafeteria. Lunch can also be bought at the school cafeteria.
The campus has 50 apartments and 72 hotel rooms on campus. Facilities include 55 fully equipped classrooms, a book store, student lounge, sports facilities, a computer room with 15 computers and free internet access. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the entire Campus. There is also an onsite cafeteria with garden terrace, a restaurant with sun terrace and the campus also boasts a lovely landscaped garden.
Option B: Hostel (Hotel4You)
The hostel is located in the hip Berlin city district Mitte, directly across from the legendary and famous Mauerpark. The hostel itself is built directly on the former border strip of the Berlin Wall. Students stay in 2 bedded rooms with half board.
- 96 rooms
- Wheelchair accessible rooms available
- Daily breakfast buffet
- Free WiFi
- Free luggage storage
- 24/7 reception and bar service
- Central location with public transport connection (Tram, Bus, S- & U-Bahn, German railway)
Option C: Hostel (Meininger Hotel)
The Meininger Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz (formerly "Prenzlauer Berg") is located on Schönhauser Allee by subway station Senefelderplatz. The modern hotel is only one and a half kilometres from Alexanderplatz and not even two to the Museum Island. Students stay in 5 bedded rooms with half board.
- 24 hour reception
- 90 rooms
- 7 floors, two lifts
- Café Bar
- Lounge with fireplace
- Boulevard terrace
- Guest kitchen
- Gaming area
- Free W-LAN
- Internet terminals and telephones
- Free luggage store room and lockers
- Washing machine and dryer
Option D: Host family
Students can also choose to stay with a German host family in a shared room. Students have half board accommodation (breakfast & dinner). Lunch can be bought at the school cafeteria. Host families are located approximately 30-50 minutes from the school.
Arrival transfer from Berlin airport is included.
Sample week of activities
|Sunday||arrival until 5 pm, introduction and language test, welcome evening|
|Monday||walking tour in Prenzlauer Berg, exploring the neighbourhood||4 German lessons||barbecue|
|Tuesday||shopping: second hand Berlin designer fashion||4 German lessons||clubbing|
|Wednesday||swimming in Lake Wannsee near Potsdam||4 German lessons||badminton|
|Thursday||sightseeing and shopping in Mitte, Berlin´s new city center||4 German lessons||video night|
|Friday||cycling tour along the former Berlin Wall||4 German lessons||disco|
|Saturday||full-day excursion to Potsdam, Castle Sanssoucil||pub tour|
|Sunday||departure or visit at fleamarket on "Strasse des 17. Juni"||yard party|
The school guides accompany you and are happy to assist you, but there is no 24 hour care: this programme is for mature and responsible students.
Students are not allowed to leave the campus unaccompanied after 22:00 hrs .