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Dallas, a booming metropolis, is home to more than a million North Texans, and many of them have German roots. In the early 1800s, Germans made up almost a third of European immigrants in Texas and, up until the 1970s, a distinct dialect called Texas-German could be heard throughout the state. Although the language is no longer as popular, the region’s history is dotted with German influences, and Dallas’ status as a trade hub has drawn several German businesses to the area. If you would like to advance in your career, travel to Germany, or even communicate with the more than 8,000 people of German ancestry living in Dallas (according to the 2011 census), just contact us at Language Trainers and we can start designing the perfect course for you!
Why Study German in Dallas
Learn German for Work: As trade with the European Union increases, it only makes sense to learn its most-popular language, German. According to a 2016 Texas State government report, Germany ranks No. 2 in Texas for foreign direct investment, and its companies employ more than 43,000 people in the state. With the popularity of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, a welcoming business environment, and a low tax rate, Dallas will only attract more foreign companies in the coming years. You may also be interested in contacting the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States on MacArthur Blvd, an organization that supports the economic relations between the Southern United States and Germany. This institution provides several networking opportunities throughout Texas, such as the annual Dallas Strategy and Pricing Forum at the Four Seasons Resort. Large businesses, like the Union Bank of Switzerland, also have offices in Dallas, and support cultural initiatives through the Dallas Goethe Center, the Johanniter Humanitarian Group of Texas, and the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the World Affairs Council. Many of these groups host events throughout the year that provide a great incentive to take a German course in Dallas!
Learn German for Social: Those looking to socialize with others who also love German culture can find many instances for doing so in Dallas. Beer, sausage and polka music are all abound in Texas’ Oktoberfest celebrations, some of which rival Germany’s own. Fredericksburg, known as the Polka Capital of Texas, holds one of the biggest parties in the state, while Dallas’ neighbor Fort Worth hosts Oktoberfest two weekends in a row. You can also find some authentic German food at one of the city’s popular spots, like Kuby’s Sausage House on Snider Plaza, where you can have a taste of sausage, sauerkraut and traditional German beer, or Henk’s Deli on Blackwell Street, a stylish restaurant that offers cakes and catering of German origin. And if you are looking to make some German-speaking friends, you can join the Dallas German Language MeetUp Group. It has more than 1200 members who get together every Thursday at a bar to have dinner and practice some German.
Learn German for Culture: By learning German in Dallas, you can go deeper than eating traditional food: you will also have the opportunity to connect with some of the city’s history while giving yourself the chance to speak with German native speakers. For example, you can visit the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum on Houston Street, an institution that, since 1984, has been dedicated to teaching the history of the Holocaust and advocating for human rights. Most of the artifacts’ descriptions are written in German, so it will be useful for you to learn this language with us! Also, if you are keen on German cinema, you can attend the annual World Languages and Literatures Film Festival. This event always features German movies in their original language. It is a great occasion for you to put your listening skills into practice!
Where to Learn German in and around Dallas
Signing up for German classes in Dallas gives you the chance to study this fast-growing language with our teachers at home or your workplace. If you would rather meet your tutor at a public place, the Opening Bell Coffee on Lamar St., the Ascension Coffee on Oak Lawn Avenue or the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library on Young St. are good options for studying German
Even if you are not in downtown Dallas, you can send us a message and get started with German. We have excellent teachers available in Fort Worth, Plano, Arlington, Irving, Garland, Grand Prairie, McKinney, Frisco, Carrollton, Denton, Richardson, and Lewisville.
Let’s go, lass uns gehen! If you have knowledge of German, you can take our free German level test to understand your current ability, or send us a quick inquiry to start learning with us!
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1-on-1 General German Course in Dallas
Our general one-on-one courses in Dallas 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 Dallas
Our German courses in Dallas 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 Dallas (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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