Goethe Society WA

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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

No matter whether  you are conversing with German business partners, listening to Mozart, nestling in bed with a book by Goethe or Grass, or simply ordering a drink in a Munich beer garden, mastering the German language has endless advantages.


Our classes are taught exclusively by experienced instructors who are native speakers of German and cater for everyone from beginners to advanced.


Our teachers

Renate Chandler | Agnes Vahala | Monika Durrer | Angela Gamel| Iris Ludewig-Rohwer

Click here to find out more about the adult class teachers!


Our classes are held at Scotch College (KENNEDY BUILDING, ground floor), 76 Shenton Rd, Swanbourne, class rooms are at the corner of  Claremont Crescent and Australind Street.

Click here to see the map of the school.


 Class times

Enrolment night: 4th Feb 2020

Semester 1 2020: 

Term 1: 11th/12th Feb to 7th/8th April (9 weeks)

Term 2: 28th/29th April to 23rd/24th June (9 weeks)

Semester 2 2020

Term 3: 21st/22nd July to 22nd/23rd September (10 weeks)

Term 4: 13th/14th October to 1st/2nd December (8 weeks)

TERM 4: these are continuing classes from last term. There is no intake for complete beginners in term 4. If you have previous knowledge, you can start with us at any time. Send an email to goethesocietywa@yahoo.com and we will endeavour to help you in any way we can. 

Beginners I (Level A1/1)  Tue 6-8.30 pm Beginners II (Level A1/2) Wed 6-8.30 pm

Intermediate I (Level A2/1) Tue 6-8.30 pm Intermediate II (Level A2/2) Wed 6-8.30 pm

Advanced I (Level B1) Wed 6-8.30 pm Advanced II (Level B2)  Tue 6-8.30 pm

Advanced III (Level C1)  Wed 6-8.30 pm


Running of classes is subject to student numbers.

If you're not sure what level you're at, send us an email (goethesocietywa@yahoo.com) and also read more here.


Fees are paid per semester (two terms / 18 lessons)

Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced: $365

Concession (commonwealth seniors health care card holders, students): $330  

The payment of the course fee for the Beginner classes or new course participants in any level must be made no later than one week before the course begins. In particular, as late-comers to the Beginners course struggle to catch up, your place might go to another candidate, if payment is not made on time. Please notice our refund policy below.

Fees can be made in cash or by cheque on the enrolment night; or by direct debit (details on the enrolment form):

Enrolment Form Adults 2019.docx

Enrolment Form Adults 2019.pdf

Goethe Society Enrolment Policy Adults

Refund Policy: No refund will be given for missing classes or for withdrawal. Please discuss deferral with the coordinator. 

If your have any questions regarding our adult classes, please contact Angela (Phone: 9409 8875 or germanclasses@goethesocietywa.com.au).

Or, if you have a quick question, click here for our FAQ's!




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