Ridgefield Continuing Education

German - Evening

Reminder: Advanced registration and payment is required.

Classes are listed below. For Fall 2023, some classes are in person and some are on Zoom. Please note location for each course below.

German: Beginner 1, Part 1 - Evening
Join me for an introduction to the German Language. German and English are closely related. English speakers will quickly pick up a practical vocabulary base since the English language shares 26% of its vocabulary with German. The class will focus on speaking skills, pronunciation and basic grammar. Participants will learn and practice the language needed for greetings, introductions, travel, business, and family. The class is designed to be fun, interactive, and informative. Please obtain the text Learn German the Fast and Fun Way (4th Ed.). Instructor Sabine Dolo is a native of Germany and has taught German in the U.S. for over 10 years. She teaches at the German School of CT.

8 Sessions (12 hours) $171 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 150)
Mon., 10/16, 23, 30; 11/6, 13, 20, 27; 12/4 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Zoom.

German: Beginner 2, Part 1 - Evening
A continuation of Beginner 1, Part 4 from Summer 2023. Newcomers with some experience may join. Basic conversation for beginners with a focus on pronunciation, grammar, comprehension, and vocabulary. A new text will be assigned -
Please call (203) 431-2812 or email for text information. Instructor Karen Wolfinger is a native of Germany and has worked in the U.S. for over 20 years. She teaches at the German School of CT, as well as Air Force and National Guard personnel.

8 Sessions (12 hours) $171 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 150)
Tue., 10/3, 10, 17, 24; 11/7, 14, 21, 28 from 6:40 to 8:10 p.m. on Zoom.

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Why Learn a Foreign Language? in Person? or Online with active Instruction and Participation?

Step away from a rote computer program and into live, active learning of a foreign language.

Absorb news as heard in another country.

Visit another country to see the sites, converse, eat, and enjoy the culture.

Use original genealogical sources.