General English

English for life! General English is a gateway to the world: whether for travel, study, research or to connect with people from all over the globe, English is the bridge that can take you there.

Our English courses focus on communication. Classes are in English from the very first day so you learn by doing, make real progress and feel more comfortable in English. Speaking, writing, listening and reading skills are developed, grammar is explained and demystified and vocabulary is integrated into lessons, ensuring you’re saying exactly what you want to say.

Whether you want to learn in a group or on your own with a teacher, long-term or short-term, with or without an internationally recognized exam, we have classes for you.

Open-enrollment means you can start many of our running classes whenever you want. Our group courses run year-round with just a short break over the Christmas and Easter holidays.

The experienced, passionate teachers at agi know how to teach you what you need while creating an atmosphere that is motivating and encouraging, building knowledge and confidence simultaneously.

agi. How I learn.

Open enrolment

You can join our currently running open enrolment courses any time after completing a placement test. A guest visit, free of charge and with no obligation, ensures you register for the right course.

Placement test

What is your level? Are you a beginner or advanced? Test your English knowledge free of charge and with no obligation. It’s fun!

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CEFR language levels

Our course and exam system is based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). This provides an overview of the levels, describing each in detail to ensure consistency and transferability worldwide.

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Courses

Our wide variety of courses means we have a solution for your individual needs.

Evening courses

No time to learn English during the day? Take an English course in the evening. They start after 6:00 pm and you can join any time. More information here.

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Saturday courses

Saturday mornings are better for you than evenings? Join a course every Saturday for three hours. Start when you want. Stop at the end of any month.

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Intensive courses

Our intensive courses run Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 12:00pm or 12:00pm to 4:00pm. If you need or want to improve your English fast, these courses are right for you. General English, Business English and Cambridge English exam preparation are all available. See below for details and dates.

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Intensive plus

Guided self-study, supervised by a tutor, for additional improvement every day after your intensive course from 2:00–4:15pm. Using blended learning, we incorporate exercises based on your needs that help you improve your English even faster.

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Bildungsurlaub

Take a paid week off work to learn English without using up any paid holiday time (some states even allow two weeks)! When booked with Intensive Plus, our Intensive courses qualify for “Bildungsurlaub.”

Improve your English or prepare for and take a Cambridge exam. Your time off is paid by your employer, you pay for the course and/or exam. Click here for Cambridge preparation courses and here for intensive courses. When you register or request more information, just mention “Bildungsurlaub” in the comments box, or call us for more information.

One-to-one lessons: Face-to-Face/ Skype

English: flexible and tailored for you. When you have class alone with a teacher, we can focus on your needs. Individual lessons are perfect for people who need support on a specific topic, who have gaps in their English skills or who need extra flexibility in their busy schedules.

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Course Combination

Group lessons combined with one-to-one lessons for fast improvement, specific goals and busy schedules. We recommend a free consultation to determine which package and schedule is right for you.

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Mini-groups

You and one or two friends or colleagues want to learn English together? Great! You can book lessons as a closed group and choose your times flexibly.

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Holiday courses

Intensive English practice for all grades during the school holidays! General improvement and communication as well as Eurokom and Abitur preparation courses are available.

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B1-C2 English Conversation Class

The goal of the conversation course is the acquisition of communicative competence and the motto is "learn from and with each other". The course is intended for everyone with English level B1, B2, C1 or C2. It’s also a great opportunity to practice speaking with people with different English levels, because when we speak English, it’s not always with native English speakers.

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