Goethe Society WA

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Hallo, wie geht's?

The Goethe Society WA aims to provide language courses and a fun learning environment that meet individual, local (state), and national needs as well as the highest possible internationally recognised standards. Students are welcome from the age of 5. The Goethe Society WA is a child safe school.




In our Beginners 1 class (from the age of five), the children make their first experience with the German language in a fun and playful way. In the Beginners 2 and Intermediate classes, the basics skills are further developed, and students are prepared for the Advanced class (Years 10-12). In this class, the focus of the adolescents is on getting ready for the WACE (West Australian Certificate of Education) Background Speaker Exam and the DSD2. In addition, we offer a German as a Second Language class (Deutsch als Zweitsprache - DaZ) for children with native speaker background.

We plan our lessons based on an understanding of our students' learning needs and abilities and work closely with parents to ensure the best possible learning outcomes. All our instructors are native German speakers and participate in regular professional development programs.

The Goethe Society WA has been acknowledged as a PASCH-School (Schulen: Partner der Zukunft) in 2017. Among many advantages, this will allow us to conduct the internationally recognised exam, the so called DSD2 (Deutsches Sprachdiplom 2 = German Language Diploma). The DSD2 is accepted as a proof of acquired language skills required by universities as one of the entry conditions to study in German-speaking countries.

http://www.pasch-net.de/de/index.html /


We are supported by the Office of Multicultural Interests and work within the Quality Assurance Framework for Community Languages Schools throughout Australia. The Goethe Society WA is a member of the Ethnic Schools Association of Western Australia INC (ESAWA).

At WACE level we are now offering German for background speakers. 

Our teachers

            Christine Reger | Anja Reid | Janica Ringwood |

Isabelle Leopold Saskia Mosimann | Biljana Balovska



Our classes are now run at Jolimont Primary School, 657 Hay Street, Jolimont WA 6014. Click here to see where it is on Google Maps.

If you have any queries about our children's classes, please contact Christine: germanforkids@goethesocietywa.com.au or Agnes: 9304 0365

Class times

Beginners I/Prep  Sat 10-12 noon | Beginners II/A1  Sat 10-12 noon 

Intermediate I/A2 Sat 1.30-3.30 pm  | Intermediate II/B1 Fri 5-7 pm |

Advanced B2/C1 (WACE Background Speaker Course & DSD2) 

Fri 5-7 pm 


Fees (as of 2020)

Fees are charged per semester (two terms, 18 - 20 weeks)

Beginners I and II:

1 child: $285 | 2nd child: $215 

Intermediate I and II: $315 per student (NO SIBLING DISCOUNT)

Advanced: $385 per student (no sibling discount)

*sibling discount applies only for children in Beginners I and II. 


Download the Enrolment Form here:

Enrolment Form Kinder.docx

Enrolment Form Kinder.pdf

Due date for Semester 1 2019: 1st March

Due date for Semester 2 2019: 2nd August

The payment of the course fee for the Beginner classes must be made no later than one week before the course begins.



Timetable - Term dates 2020

SEMESTER 1 2020 (19 weeks)

Term 1: 8/9 Feb - 03/04 April (9 weeks)

Term 2: 1/2 May - 3/4 July (10 weeks)

SEMESTER 2 2019 (18 weeks)

Term 3: 24/25July - 25/26 Sept (10 weeks)

Term 4: 16/17 Oct - 4/5 Dec (8 weeks) 


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