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Classes are intended to meet the needs of adults 18 years and older who have an interest in learning German or improve their proficiency.

Students will learn to understand spoken German, will build vocabulary, will learn to read German and to write grammatically correct German.

Classes are taught in a fun and casual atmosphere.

Our School

Founded in 1974, the Adult German School is dedicated to teaching the German language and introducing the cultures of German speaking countries to adults.

The Adult German Language School is part of the Boylston Schul-Verein (BSV), the largest German-American club in the greater Boston Area.

Some Facts and Figures

Adult German Language School

Founded in 1974

Number of students: 76 (2023)

Classes: Six levels of instruction (Beginner I, II, III, IV, Intermediate, Advanced)

School Hours: 30 Thursday evenings, September to May from 7.30 – 9.30 pm

An Inviting Place to Learn

The school is part of the BSV, a recognized 501(c)3, non-profit organization.


We encourage students to socialize in the BSV Ratskeller after classes to practice their German and enjoy a beverage


The Adult German Language School does not discriminate by race, color, religion, sex, age, country or ethnic origin.

"The German classes here at the Boylston Schul-Verein are very informative.  The pace is perfect and the format is designed for full class participation."



"I have been taking classes here for 5 years and have learned more than I would have thought possible.  I thank the BSV and my German in-laws thank you too!"



"I have really enjoyed my Thursday Beginner class!  At times it is challenging but there is a lot of support and it is very fun."


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