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Are you or is your child interested in learning German? Ausgezeichnet! (Excellent!)

German Language Schools Chicago Northern Suburbs and our team of dedicated teachers will make you feel at home. We offer affordable language instruction and an outstanding educational experience around German culture and language for children and adults of all ages to learn. Classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced students run from September through May in two Illinois Northwest suburbs locations (Palatine and Arlington Heights). Our students
American Association of Teachers of Our curriculum prepares our students for National High School Examinations made available by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). Every year our students excel in the AATG Levels 2, 3 and 4 tests.
New May 2018

DANK has received a new projector from ZfA. The projector is a used frequently in classrooms, and an invaluable tool for the A2 and B1 presentations.

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Fasching was a highlight as DANK had the pleasure to welcome das Prinzenpaar 2018, Seine Totalität Prinz Robert Ludwig I und Ihre Lieblichkeit Prinzessin Hildegard II with the Hofdame and the Adjutant.
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DSD1 GOLD examiner certificate

AATG exam
DANK offers classes from 3-years-old to adult and many levels in between. Some classes are multi-generational which makes the learning environment dynamic.

NEW! As a result of a number of requests, DANK is offering a German Language Adult Beginners Class in Palatine for our 2018-19 School Year. This would be an exciting and fun opportunity for adults who are interested in learning German.

The directors have received the DSD1 GOLD examiner certificate after a successful one year long professional development training (see first picture).

DANK had 49 participating in the AATG exam with 5 Gold medals, 5 Silver medals, and 3 Bronze medals. Congratulations! (see second picture)

Zen­tral­stel­le für das Aus­lands­schul­we­sen (ZfA)