Welcome to the German School Montreal Center

Turn Saturday Mornings into an Interesting Family Outing :
The elementary and secondary pupils in classes with classmates with or without a German background or previous German experience; and the wife/ husband/ friends who do not speak German, or very little, in the adult groups of the right level!
We offer family discounts!
We also welcome lovers of German language and culture without no previous knowledge of the German language.

We focus on teaching German while covering German-speaking cultures and civilisations:
- Learning with projects, i.e. arts, theater, music and movement in the context of traditional German holidays throughout the seasons.
- Learning with extra-curricular cultural activities like the Lanterns’ parade in honour of St. Martin’s day in November, the baking of typical German Christmas cookies, the Easter-egg hunt, etc.

When? Saturday mornings between 9:00 and 13:00 pm, depending on your level.
Where? In your online classroom in Moodle or Zoom.
How long? 15 weeks from September 12th till December 19th 2020.
The Cost? Please click here to check the price list
Questions? Please contact us !

To find out more, visit us on Facebook   
We offer German courses of all levels to all age groups.
- A group for toddlers (1.5-4 years)
- A kindergarten class (4-6 years)
- Several elementary classes (7-12 years)
- A A2/B1 level group for high school students (gives 4 credits)
- A group of level A2 students (13-99 years)
- A group of level A1.2 students (13-99 years)
- A beginners class in collaboration with the Formation continue du Cégep de St-Laurent: cegepsl.qc.ca/formation-adultes/calendrier-temps-partiel
- Other levels on demand

Our task is to promote and actively support the German language and culture in the province of Quebec . Our four Saturday schools teach German as a foreign language at all levels, to all age groups, integrating German culture, tradition and geography as well. Interested? Check the websites of our individual schools for details regarding the respective programmes and prices.

New this year

June 2020

E-learning with virtual German classes - modern, interactive, dynamic - our qualified teachers will teach German courses online at all levels starting September 2020.

Nouveaute-Automne-2020 Lessons will combine the varied possibilities of the Moodle learning platform with meetings in virtual classrooms. The interactions with fellow students and teachers that occur in traditional classrooms will be maintained, along with the flexibility and freedom of e-learning. Lessons will be both pleasant and of high quality.

The online platform will be accessible always and everywhere, whether on the way to work, at the office, on the sofa, on vacation...


The benefits are :

  • Our experienced and qualified teachers will design the course, guide and motivating students;
  • The meetings in the virtual classrooms will be characterized by an interactive framework;
  • The diverse, multimedia content will motivate students to remain engaged with learning the language as an ongoing activity;
  • Ongoing feedback for the Moodle exercises will increase motivation;
  • Kindergarten classes will include learning German, singing and making handicrafts;
  • Education for young students will also include access to online gaming tools (Kahoots, Quizlets, etc.);
  • Students will be thoroughly preparation for the various exams and diplomas;
  • We offer language and conversation courses for adults;
  • We will offer targeted support for each individual student by adapting teaching methods and class times, always keeping in mind the age of the students;
  • All information will be clearly arranged and will be accessed at any time on the Moodle course page.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

News

July 2020

Big drawing and writing contest

Big drawing and writing contest 'My door to Germany/ Austria/ Switzerland' in collaboration with the German Foreign Office and the German Educational Fondation Hilfsfond.

You are 7 years old or younger:
Paint your picture in the door specified by us or paint your own door !
You are between 8 and 12 years old:
Take a picture or paint a door and write a short text !
You are 13 years old or older:
Take a picture of your favorite door and write a text with a maximum of 1000 words!

The closing date for entries is October 20, 2020.

concours Click to view details

June 2020

Fall Semester 2020 - Courses begin September 12th

The Fall Semester 2020, with a duration of 15 weeks, will begin September 12th. E-learning with virtual German classes! Registrations until August 15th are eligible for a $15 pre-registration rebate. It is easy and fast to register for one of our courses with our online form. Try our online registration!

Welcome to you all.



October 2019

October 19th, 2019 from 9:30 to 12:00 in class A-334 : German book, film, CD, DVD and game sale

We are happy to invite you to our German book, film, CD, DVD and game sale/ exchange from 9:30 to 12:00 on October 19th 2019 in class A-334. Just bring your old books, CD’s, DVD’s, games and/ or look at the things the others sell/ exchange. We gladly accept donations!

For more information, check out the event on











May 2018

End of School Year Party - Saturday May 12 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm


March 2018

March 24th, 2018 from 9:30 to 12:00 in class A-328 : German book, film, CD, DVD and game sale

We are happy to invite you to our German book, film, CD, DVD and game sale/ exchange from 9:30 to 12:00 on March 24th 2018 in class A-328. Just bring your old books, CD’s, DVD’s, games and/ or look at the things the others sell/ exchange. We gladly accept donations!


October and November 2017

October 21st from 9:45 to 11:45 : German book, film, CD, DVD and game sale

We are happy to invite you to our German book, film, CD, DVD and game sale/ exchange from 9:45 to 11:45 on October 21st, 2017. Just bring your old books, CD’s, DVD’s, games and/ or look at the things the others sell/ exchange. We gladly accept donations!



Lanterns workshop 2017

Who would like to craft St. Martins lanterns with us? We also invite brothers and sisters who are not registered and all kids who still need a nice lantern!

To take advantage of this great offer, please register before November 4th : ecoleallemandecentrale@yahoo.ca. We ask 10$ for the crafting materials per non-registered child.

We also sell the battery-operated wands which make the lanterns shine. You can buy them on October 28th and November 11th between 9:30 and 12:00 besides the A-345 at Cégep St-Laurent. Looking forward to crafting with you!



September 2017

German Educational Foundation Hilfsfond

A great thank you to the German Educational Foundation Hilfsfond!

Thanks to the enormous donation we were able to buy new chairs and tables for our younger students, and also crafting materials.

If you are interested in donating (you’ll get a receipt!) to the Hilfsfond, which will come to the students of all three German Schools in Montreal, please contact Andrea for further information or just fill out the form (PDF). Thank you very much!




August 2017

Participate in our contest: What is your favorite place in Germany, Austria or Switzerland?

Share a photo of your favorite place with a short explanation on our Facebook page Dsq Montréal Centre, using the hashtag #lieblingsort/endroitprefere, before 2017 August 31th and take the chance of winning a gift certificate of 200$ for the registration in one of our German classes for the term 2017/2018!


Example :

Mein Lieblingsplatz – Das Café T in Bad Münstereifel

Das Café T ist mein Lieblingsort, weil es dort sehr gemütlich ist, das Essen mega lecker ist, die Wirte und die Bedienung super freundlich sind, und wir dort immer wahnsinnig viel Spaβ haben!


April 2017

Autumn semester 2017 - Autumn classes begin September 9th

Get $30 discount by registering online at the latest 21 May 2017.

Get $10 discount by registering online at the latest 31 August 2017.


May 2016

End-of-term party

Here are some impressions of our end-of-term party: Happy summer to all of our students and their families!



May 2016

Awards and scholarships 2015/16

Congratulations to Elfie Lach who won the annual trip to Germany in the PAD (Pedagogical exchange service of the standing conference of the Ministers of education and cultural affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany) competition. Elfie will spent four weeks in Germany in July 2016. Have fun!

 

We also congratulate the three groups who participated in the pan Canadian ZfA-(Central office for German schools abroad) podcast-competition about ‘fashion’.

The elementary class 4-6 and their teacher Paula received gift cards worth 50$ for their podcast ‘Magic clothes’. Well done, Sophie, Xavier, Wolfgang, Mathias und Ludwig!

 

Anjas elementary class 1-3 produced ‘When Hermione transformed herself into Harry Potter’ and won the 5th place and gift cards worth 70$ in their category. Congrats to Hermine, Mathilda, Marianne, Marion, Nico, Grace, Alessia und Porsha!

 

Susanne’s secondary 3 class students achieved the 2d place and won 200$ with their video ‘The Prime Ministers socks’. Go on like this, Philipp, Elfie und Gabrielle!

 

Furthermore, the DSQ-Schools grant for the 1st time the Hans-Omann-senior-Gedächtnis-Stipendien scholarship (worth 500$ per school) to especially motivated and committed students. They want to commemorate Hans Omann senior who financially supported for years the Saturday-Schools and promoted the German language and culture in Montreal.

 

The German School Montreal Center congratulates Andrei, Maxime and Wolfgang for their perseverance, Alexandra for her determination, Livia, Faustine and Alessia for their exemplary work, Mathieu for his great progress and Kaylynn, Alex and Mathias for their commitment!


April 2016

April 2d from 9:30 to 12:00 : German book, film, CD, DVD and game sale

We are happy to invite you to our German book, film, CD, DVD and game sale from 9:30 to 12:00 on April 2d, 2015. Just bring your old books, CD’s, DVD’s, games and/ or look at the things the others sell/ exchange. We gladly accept donations!


January 2016

2016-01-16 at 9am : 1st day of school winter session 2016

Welcome and have fun learning German!


German Educational Foundation Hilfsfond

A great thank you to the German Educational Foundation Hilfsfond!

Thanks to the enormous donation we were able to buy new chairs and tables for our younger students, and also equipment for physical education.

In addition, each student received a German book

If you are interested in donating (you’ll get a receipt!) to the Hilfsfond, which will come to the students of all three German Schools in Montreal, please contact Andrea for further information or just fill out the form (PDF). Thank you very much!


December 2015

2015-12-21 : St. Nicholas came to our Christmas party

As usual, St. Nicholas came to our Christmas party which took place on December 21th. We wish Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year 2016 to all our students, parents and friends.



November 2015

2015-11-21 : Lanterns’ parade

Same as every year, the kindergarten, preschool and elementary groups crafted nice and bright lanterns. We went outside to practice the typical St. Martin’s songs before participating in the big lanterns’ parade at Parc Lafontaine.



May 2015

Congratulations to our high school students who passed their A2 level diplomas and/or obtained 4 extra credits for their progress cards!

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