German: Low Intermediate

The German language boasts about 120 million native speakers. It is the most widely spoken native language in the European Union. Count yourself among its learners in this series of engaging courses, emphasizing spoken production and interaction. All classes are taught by highly educated and experienced native speakers, representing a variety of cultures and accents. This level is for students who have at least 50 hours of classroom time in German within the last 2 years, are familiar with frequently used expressions, and are able to express themselves in everyday situations. Following the guidelines of the Common European Framework of Reference, students at this level will learn to handle a limited variety of situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Instructor: Diana Erinna



Start Date

September 15, 2020









9 Tuesdays, 6-7:30pm. Begins Sep. 15

This class will meet online using Zoom. The zoom link and information on how to join will be emailed to you.
If you register the day before the class begins or after the first date, please contact for the link. 

This class might use a textbook.

Instructors: Diana Erinna


Diana Erinna

Diana is a German native from then East Germany who holds a degree in German as a Foreign Language. After arriving in the US, Diana enjoyed teaching students at Harvard University followed by leading the German program at Northeastern University Boston. She has developed the German program’s language curriculum and course materials there, and has led several “German Language and Culture” courses to Germany.

“Everyone is different, and we learn in different ways. I pride myself on being flexible, creative, and with over 20 years of experience teaching German. I take into account what your goal is, and what is the right method for you. I integrate what is important to you whether it is business culture, pronunciation, presentation or sentence structure and grammar – the main focus remains on competence in the language, culture and communication.”