German in Toronto
Toronto is the most linguistically diverse city in Canada and is considered one of the most multicultural cities in the world. There are more than 200 languages spoken in Toronto, and according to the 2016 Census, about 25% of Torontonians speak a language at home that is neither French or English. German is one of those languages. There are 29,425 German speakers living in Toronto, making up around 22% of Canada's total German-speaking population. Signing up for German lessons in Toronto is a gateway to learning an important European language and culture, as well as knowing more about the German-speaking people in your community.
Why Study German in Toronto
For Work: Canada and Germany share many common interests and values, and collaborate on important subjects like culture, science, economics, and politics. Taking German classes in Toronto may be an important tool for future employment in any one of these fields. There are many companies of German and Austrian origin who are always looking for bilingual candidates, such as SoundHound Inc. Or Leitner. And if you work in tourism you will be interested to know that in 2017, 93,000 of Toronto's 44 million tourists were from Germany, with tourism spending hitting around the $9 billion mark. For those actively job seeking, you can also contact the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce on University Avenue. Founded in 2005, this institution supports Canadian companies interested in learning more about the German market, putting together relevant market information and assisting with successful tradeshow participation. They usually invite entrepreneurs from Germany and Austria to go to Toronto and network with other businesspeople, so this is an excellent opportunity to impress them with your German skills!
For Culture: If you want to learn more about the German culture, you can access the So German! Website, which features many cultural events throughout Toronto all year round. One such place is the Goethe-Institut. Situated in the centre of Toronto, this is a meeting point for anyone interested in the German language as well as contemporary German art and culture. For those who want to immerse themselves further in German, there is plenty more on offer. The tradition of Oktoberfest is celebrated every September in Toronto's Ontario Place, giving you the chance to sample authentic German beers and food. Several German and Austrian artists such as Happy Wanderers always play traditional and modern music in the festival. Take advantage of this opportunity to go and practise your German listening skills! And what Christmas preparations would be complete without a visit to the Christkindl Market in the Kitchener City Hall?
For Social: Toronto also offers many opportunities of practising your German while meeting new friends. For example, you can join the German Meetup Toronto the largest German social network in the city. The organisers often co-host events such as Deutsche Pub Night with their partners the German Consulate, the Goethe Institute, the German Schools, Hallo Kanada and more. And if you want to taste delicious German and Austrian food in the city, you can visit some of the many traditional restaurants available in Toronto. The most popular one is Otto’s Bierhalle on Queen St W, where you can order Brotzeit, Funf or Spaten and impress your friends with your newly-acquired German pronunciation!
Where to Learn German in and around Toronto
Whatever your needs for learning, we have German courses in Toronto that are suitable for you. Our native German teachers will accommodate your every language need, whether you want face-to-face learning or prefer to study online. Contact us today and we can arrange for a teacher to go to your home or office, or you can meet at a public place if you prefer. Some great spaces to start your German classes could be the Toronto Public Library on Gerrard St, the Page One Coffee +Bar on Mutual St or Café Plenty on Dundas St.
If you live in the outskirts of Toronto, let us know. We have amazing tutors that can teach you German in nearby cities such as Brampton, Hamilton, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Ajax, Markham and Vaughan.
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1-on-1 General German Course in Toronto
Our general one-on-one courses in Toronto 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 Toronto
Our German courses in Toronto 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.
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German Courses in Toronto (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.
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Some of our Language Teachers in Toronto
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”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.”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.”German course in Coquitlam