German in Edmonton

Why learn German in Edmonton? Edmonton, the “Oil Capital of Canada”, has been an economic hub of Alberta since the city’s foundation. Boasting a 30% increase in exports in 2017, Alberta has been enjoying great financial prosperity in recent years and given its flourishing economy, it is attracting new, international business prospects to the region. With Canada’s newly established free trade agreement with the European Union in force since 2017, now more than ever it is important to learn another language. And since it is the most widely spoken language in the EU, there’s no better time to learn German in order to fully appreciate the opportunities offered by the German-speaking market in Edmonton and throughout Canada.

Considered one of the most influential languages within the business world, German is the first language of 100 million speakers worldwide. According to Canada’s most recent census in 2016, there are over 400,000 Canadian citizens who declared German to be their native language. In a society where over 60% of Canadian citizens believe knowing multiple languages is essential to success, learning a second or third European language in Canada will extend your horizons far wider than your competitors. Taking German courses in Edmonton will give you the freedom to explore all the potential that Edmonton’s diverse economy offers, taking your career outside of Canada and projecting it towards a larger, international scope.

With Edmonton renowned as Canada’s “Festival City”, the German population is vital in upholding that reputation and shaping the city’s cultural identity. The German Canadian Cultural Association in Edmonton commemorates the coming together of German and Canadian culture by hosting many traditional German festivals throughout the year. The Edmonton Oktoberfest is a popular event which celebrates the true spirit of the beer festival with its Canadian citizens. The International Fringe Theatre Festival, the largest, longest-running fringe festival in North America, is also a global stage for artists and entertainers from around the world and brought in thousands of attendees in 2017. Taking German lessons in Edmonton is a wonderful way of embracing the multiculturalism fundamental to the Canadian identity, allowing you to connect and interact with others in your community on a whole new level.

In an increasingly influential city such as Edmonton, competition will be fierce. In 2016 according to Statcan, 6.2 million Canadians declared themselves to be bilingual, a significant increase from the 5.8 million figure reported back in 2011. As multilingualism becomes ever more prevalent in Edmonton and throughout Canada, languages will become a necessary asset both within your professional and personal life and signing up to German classes in Edmonton is an ideal way of enhancing your future prospects. Our native-speaking teachers will guide you to fluency with tailor-made lessons personalized to your schedules and needs. Take one of our free online German level tests to test your abilities and then send us an inquiry to get started right away!

Interesting Language Facts


On average, bilingual pay differentials range between 5% and 20% per hour more than the position's base rate.

One quarter of the world's population has some knowledge of the English language.

South Africa has 11 official languages, which is the most for any country.
WHY people learn GERMAN?
1.
Business in German-speaking countries
2.
Personal reasons (communicating with friends and family abroad)
3.
Use in work/school
NUMBER of SPEAKERS
Native
120
Million
Non-Native
80
Million
GERMAN

JOKE
—„Herr Doktor, irgendwie bin ich in letzter Zeit so vergesslich.“
—„Wie äußert sich das denn?“
—„Was?“
Foreign Language Speakers
in EDMONTON
19.8%
of population
No. of Immigrants
in EDMONTON
25%
of population

1-on-1 General German Course in Edmonton

Our general one-on-one courses in Edmonton will help students improve their German level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our German classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business German Course in Edmonton

Our German courses in Edmonton are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone German and email skills, as well as a level of survival German, granting them the ability to work in a country where German is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
German Courses in Edmonton (closed group)

Our German courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One German Course or In-Company Small Group German Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster German Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.


NUMBER of HOURS needed
to reach a certain level
in German
30 Hours
Elementary
150 Hours
Intermediate
400 Hours
Advanced
10329
people have taken our
German level test.
252
language teachers in Edmonton
are already registered with Language Trainers.

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Some of our Language Teachers in Edmonton


Teresa
Language Taught: Danish, Italian, English

Teresa is a Danish language teacher from Denmark. She has extensive experience in the realms of language teaching, translation, and interpretation, and has interpreted for the Red Cross. She also has a strong background in business, and is especially qualified to teach professionals.


Therese
Language Taught: Arabic

Born and raised in Lebanon, Therese is a native Arabic speaker who has over six years of teaching experience. She has taught one-on-one lessons, as well as group lessons at public and private schools. In addition to Arabic, she is completely fluent in English and French.

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10329 tests taken so far | Average score: 37 out of 70

Our clients include:


BCB International

Conductix- Wampfler AG

Decathlon Sportartikel GmbH & Co. KG

Vintage Roots Ltd.

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How to Book

Take our German Language Level Test.

Let us know why you need to learn German and include the time and location that best suit you.

Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.

Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.

Receive confirmation from our team with your German tutor’s details.

Begin your German training and receive your German course book.

Throughout your German course, the Language Trainers Academic Team will be on hand to help you with any queries.
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After the first lesson or two, our team will contact you to ensure you are happy with your trainer. If necessary, we will change the focus of the course to better suit your needs.
After finishing your course, we will send you a course attendance and completion certificate.
Our team will provide you with follow-up learning opportunities, including: self-study material, language courses in Slovak-speaking countries, and more advanced courses with Language Trainers.
*Deposit payable by cheque, credit card, wire transfer, or PayPal. Your quote will include the number of classes and cost. A typical course lasts 30 hours per level, with classes of 2 hours each.

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Client testimonials

See some of the testimonials we have received from our clients.

”The German lessons are going well. My teacher is very friendly and well organized. I have learned a lot in the past few weeks and am very happy with the course.”

Curtis Lacelle German course in Saskatoon

”My teacher is very responsible and patient. We did not only go over vocabulary and grammar, but also talked a lot about German culture. She had a deep understanding about Germany as that’s where she is from.”

Esther Li German course in Coquitlam