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German in Cambridge

German, the native tongue of around 100 million people, rivals English as an important language to know for a career in European administration, law, business or tourism. The ties between Britain and Germany have been close for many years. The two nations are linked by strong bonds of culture and friendship. Throughout the 19th century, a small population of German immigrants built up in Britain, and 500 of them settled in Cambridge. Today, more than 1,800 people of German origin live in the city. So, learning German can help you not only to connect with Germans at home and abroad, but also to explore cultural and professional opportunities available to bilingual speakers around the city.

Why Study German in Cambridge

Learn German for Work and Studies: Learn German in Cambridge and broaden your professional horizons. With the advance of globalisation, many local companies, like Origin Multilingual, Aspire Cambridge and SoCode, are looking to expand into overseas markets, including Germany. So, they need bilingual speakers who can enable them to work with new and existing partners overseas. Start learning German and give your career a boost! Meanwhile, if you are more interested in studying at the world-famous Cambridge University, German language courses at available at both graduate and undergraduate levels. You will not only learn the language but also about the culture, traditions, arts and literature of German-speaking peoples. This course requires prospective students to demonstrate some proficiency of German beforehand, so reach out to us at Language Trainers and ask about our Exam Preparation course for help readying yourself for this fantastic opportunity!

Learn German for Culture: As well as a hub of professional and academic opportunity Cambridge is a superb location to experience the culture of the German-speaking people that inhabit the city. For instance, if you are a cinema lover, you should not miss the Cambridge Film Festival, which has been organised since 1977 on an annual basis. The festival shows a range of British and international films that debuted at other leading film festivals, including the Cannes Film Festival and Berlin Film Festival. Every year, at least 10 German and Austrian movies are screened to the public in their original language at this event. Forget about needing the English subtitles and enjoy these films in German after taking some lessons with us at Language Trainers! Also, for those interested in religion, architecture or history, we recommend visiting the German-Speaking Lutheran Church in East England on Shaftesbury Road. This is an open religious community that carries out guided tours in German inside their institution. Get to know more about their history and traditions while practising your new language skills in the real world!

Learn German for Social: Cambridge is also a fantastic location to use your new German skills to make new friends with a similar passion for the language by joining groups, like the InterNations - A Place for Germans in Cambridge. This language exchange group welcomes any person (regardless of their age or German level) who would like to put their language skills to the test. Another option is to join the Cambridge German Meetup. Whether you are a native speaker, fluent in German, learned the language a long time ago or are studying it now, you are very welcome to attend their monthly meetings!


Where to Learn German in and around Cambridge

Take the plunge and start your German course today! Our native-speaking teachers have years of experience guiding language learners to fluency and will get you speaking German from the very first lesson. Just contact us and we will make all the necessary arrangements for one of our instructors to come to your home, workplace or a public space in the city. For example, you can study in the Cambridge Central Library on 7 Lion Yard, Cafe Blue Sage on Mill Road and Stir on Chesterton Road.

Are you living on the outskirts of Cambridge and would like to book some lessons? Do still contact us. We have amazing German tutors waiting to get started in Teversham, Comberton, Dry Drayton, Milton or Fulbourn.

Reach out to Language Trainers today! Let’s go, lass uns gehen! If you have some knowledge of the language already, please take our free German Level Test. This way, you will discover your current proficiency and we can offer you a personalised course that suits your skills.

Sign up for our German lessons in Cambridge today! Schedule your lessons whenever you want them, so you can always find time to study, regardless of your timetable or location. You don’t even have to leave home to meet your teacher!

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Online German lessons

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Interesting Language Facts

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1-on-1 General German Course in Cambridge

Our general one-on-one courses in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Our German courses in Cambridge 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 Cambridge (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 Cambridge

Language Taught: Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese

Wanda is trilingual in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English. She has over 20 years of language teaching and corporate training experience, having worked both in the UK and in mainland China. In addition to teaching, she is an experienced translator and interpreter, and is a registered examiner for the Chartered Institute of Linguists in the United Kingdom.

Language Taught: English

An experienced, CELTA-certified English teacher, David has taught students in various realms, such as grammar, accent reduction, business English, and general conversation. Along with his native English, he also speaks German, French, and some Spanish.

Our clients include:

Basell Polyolefins UK

British Consulate

General Cable 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 German-speaking countries, and more advanced courses with Language Trainers.
*Deposit payable by check, 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.

Client testimonials

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

”My German lessons are going very well. As I travel quite a lot, I appreciate the flexibility that a "one-to-one" arrangement provides. My understanding and ability to speak and be understood have definitely improved!”

Martin Newman German course in Cambridge

”The lessons have been fantastic and my teacher Regina was brilliant tailoring the course to exactly what I needed.”

Bella Schelpe German course in Cambridge, Analyst, Cantab Capital Partners LLP