Special offers for our partners at BIMM!

Expath is Berlin's go-to place for German classes and bureaucratic support for expats. And we're bringing our services to you: for BIMM's students and staff, this means an exclusive 20% discount for German courses at Expath's schools in Mitte and Neukölln, as well as a special 25% discount on our popular online seminars on ultra-relevant topics for expats. Learn more and sign up below!

Small groups - Great teachers - Low prices!

Whether you're an absolute beginner in German or already quite advanced, we'll have the right class for you. As a BIMM member, you get a 20% discount on any of our group German courses in our centrally located schools in Mitte (map) or Neukölln (map). Just use the discount code BIMM20 when signing up online.

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There's more: Expath's online seminars for expats!

As a BIMM member, you get an additional 25% discount on our streaming video workshops. These were specifically designed to take the confusion out of the bureaucracy and procedures expats face when transitioning to Germany. Along with handy downloadable resources, they take the stress out of finding a flat, finding a job, working as a freelancer, getting the artist visa, understanding German, and more! 

  • Getting Started & Finding A Flat
  • Childcare in Berlin
  • Freelancing in Germany
  • Getting your Freelance Work Permit
  • Getting Your Freelance Artist visa
  • Finding a Job in Germany
  • How german grammar works

How German Grammar Works

Struggling with cases, gender, and word order in German? We've got everything you need to know, in clear English. Full workshop length: 2 hours and 56 minutes.

1. Actions with "what"

2. Actions without "what"

3. Can these overlap?

4. What are subjects and objects?

5. How do subjects and objects differ in English?

6. How do subjects and objects look in German?

7. Who loves whom and how genders help

8. Intro to nominative and accusative cases

9. Prepositions and how they tie into all this

10. Summary of everything so far

11. What does the dative case look like?

12. Almost all prepositions and what they trigger

13. How movement and location tie into the cases

14. The difference between movement and location

15. How do you say 'to put' in German?

16. What's allowed in a German sentence?

17. How do adjectives behave in this system?

18. Excellent examples for adjective declension

19. Other articles and how they behave in German

20. A more natural way to get endings right

21. How do reflexive verbs work in German?

22. How verbs with prepositions work fit into this

23. (Briefly) How does the genitive case work?

24. The cases summarized in three simple rules

25. How sentence structure differs from English

26. Questions, commands, statements in German

27. Where everything goes in a German sentence

28. Der, die, and das: Tricks to guess genders better

29. Conclusions

Downloadable Resources:

(PDF) Prepositions and Cases – A handy diagram of German prepositions (with translations) and which case they effect.

(PDF) Prepositions of Movement and Location – An illustration of what kind of movement is expressed with which prepositions and their cases

(PDF) Articles and Adjective Declination – Example sentences to learn in order to get a feeling for the connections, as well as a useful declination table

(PDF) Articles and Adjective Declination – A comprehensive list of articles and which way the following adjectives will end

(PDF) Case Rules – A brief review of what causes which cases

(PDF) Sentence Structure – An illustration of where verbs are located in the different clauses in German

Complete access to all workshops for 90 days

29.99 EUR (BIMM partnership discount)

Complete access to all workshops for 180 days 

37.50 EUR (BIMM partnership discount)

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If you have any questions, get in touch at info (at) expath.de ! We're looking forward to seeing you soon!