German A1 course
Our German classes are with experienced, native-speaking German teachers. We produce our own study books and materials, which we have developed over more than 30 years of teaching German. Our course graduates have a very high A1 test pass-rate.
How many levels of study are there?
This course is for Beginner level learners to prepare for the Deutsch A1 exam as required for issue of a visa to reside in Germany.
How many students are there in a class?
There are a maximum of 12 places for the German A1 course.
How long is the class and how many lessons?
The A1 course is 180+60 lessons. This is 3+1 lessons per day, Monday to Friday, for 12 weeks. Classes are 50 minutes in duration.
What does ‘+1’ lesson mean?
After each day’s 3-hour block of teacher instruction, the students work together for an extra hour on homework and exercises.
When does the course begin?
We run overlapping 12-week courses, so a new course commences every 6 weeks.
What study materials are used?
We use Patong Language School’s A1 course book, which is compiled from a summary of previous A1 tests, is clearly structured, has ample grammar references, as well as plenty of listening and speaking practice.
Can anyone join the A1 course?
It depends on education level and the student’s prior knowledge.
Note: we recommend a preparatory visit for a chat and a short test if you are uncertain.
How much does it cost?
The cost is just 33,500 Baht for 240 lessons including study materials.
Is it possible to join a course that has already started?
Yes, but our teacher will need to assess the student to see their ability. Some extra private tuition may be required at additional cost.
Would I still have to pay the total price?
No, your total price would have the unused lessons deducted pro rata.
What happens if I am unable to attend classes?
You should always try to attend. Missed lessons are not reimbursed.
What if I fail the test or am unable to keep up with the A1 course?
It is possible to do half or all of the course again, and you’ll get a 30% discount for re-study.
How do I enrol?
Simply complete the enrolment form on our website, email us or drop by the office. We will let you know if there are places available on your chosen start date.
How and when do I pay?
A deposit of 50% is required to book the German A1 course. Payment can be made on our website using a credit card or Paypal. Bank transfer is also possible, but can be expensive. The balance is due on the first day of the course.
Patong Language School
5/11-12 Had Patong Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Tel. +66 76 340373 Fax +66 76 340873