German Courses

Learning German for leisure, work or studies; Centro de Línguas de Cascais, is able to provide a vast range of solutions for both your needs and objectives. Our courses are available in all levels and for all age groups.

  • Children: from 5 to 10 years old
  • Teenagers: from 11 to 17 years old
  • Adults: over 18 years old


From 5 to 10 year olds:
1 hour twice a week or 2 hours once a week. The course objective is not only to build knowledge of both vocabulary and grammar but also to gain confidence to speak and write in English.



From 11 to 17 year olds:

1st option – 1 hour or 1h30min twice a week. 2nd option – 2 or 3 hours once a week. These classes are focused on improving students speaking and linguistic skills in an altogether positive, comfortable and stimulating environment. 

With regular homework assignments with teacher support and the possibility to change levels according to each student’s individual progress.

During the academic year, parents will receive student progress reports and may book meetings with the teacher any time during the year.



Over 18 year olds: 

1st option – 1 hour or 1h30min twice a week. 2nd option – 2 or 3 hours once a week. (As well as mornings and after working hours). Classes with a more communicative approach and more interaction between colleagues and teacher. 


Levels Duration Children /Teenagers Adults Professionals
C2 2 years ZOP, KDS GDS
C1 2 years ZPW TestDaF
B2 2 years ZDfB TestDaf ZDfB
B1 2 years Zertifikat Deutsch
A2 2 years Start Deutsch 2
A1 2 years Start Deutsch 1

Centro de Linguas de Cascais uses CEFR (*the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) as a level defining system A-Basic User B-Independent User C-Proficient User


This table describes the linguistic capability in levels, from A1 for beginners to C2 for those who master the language.

Students will be prepared for a variety of internationally recognized examinations.



TestDaF (Test - German as a foreign language)


Annual Courses, from September to July and Intensive Courses which begin every month.