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German school in Lindau: Dialoge

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Key points

  • High-quality school offering excellent learning conditions
  • Magnificent location, near the lake
  • Preparation courses for official German exams at attractive prices

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
TELC, B1
School size
M
Accommodation
Host family, Residence
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
28 years
Nationality mix
Italy, France, Spain, etc..
ratings
209 authentic opinions

The Dialoge Institute is located in the heart of Lindau’s island. As a part of the old town, the school is surrounded by peaceful pedestrian alleyways and within direct proximity of the train station. Modern classrooms, a cafeteria with an outdoor terrace, a library, internet access, a special room for listening exercises, a film projection room as well as audiovisual and computer learning material are available for our students. Idyllic views of the Alps and Lake Constance from the school’s terrace enhance the relaxed atmosphere.

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Standard course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 225.- GBP
(250.- EUR)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 11
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals
1
250 EUR
480 EUR
399 EUR
2
450 EUR
910 EUR
748 EUR
3
650 EUR
1340 EUR
1097 EUR
4
850 EUR
1770 EUR
1446 EUR
6
1160 EUR
2540 EUR
2054 EUR
8
1530 EUR
3370 EUR
2722 EUR
12
2090 EUR
4850 EUR
3878 EUR
16
2770 EUR
6450 EUR
5154 EUR
24
4130 EUR
9650 EUR
7706 EUR
Extra week (24+)
170 EUR
400 EUR
319 EUR
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.91   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 18.02 / 01.04 / 13.05 / 24.06 / 05.08 / 16.09 / 28.10.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 01.05 / 30.05 / 10.06 / 20.06 / 15.08 / 03.10 / 01.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 270.- GBP
(300.- EUR)
Lessons
25 of 45 minutes
(20 general +5 specific)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 11
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 (Mon-Fri) + 13:30-15:15 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals
1
300 EUR
530 EUR
449 EUR
2
550 EUR
1010 EUR
848 EUR
3
800 EUR
1490 EUR
1247 EUR
4
1050 EUR
1970 EUR
1646 EUR
6
1412 EUR
2792 EUR
2306 EUR
8
1866 EUR
3706 EUR
3058 EUR
12
2570 EUR
5330 EUR
4358 EUR
16
3410 EUR
7090 EUR
5794 EUR
24
5090 EUR
10610 EUR
8666 EUR
Extra week (24+)
210 EUR
440 EUR
359 EUR
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.91   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 18.02 / 01.04 / 13.05 / 24.06 / 05.08 / 16.09 / 28.10.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 01.05 / 30.05 / 10.06 / 20.06 / 15.08 / 03.10 / 01.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Zertifikat Deutsch B1

Upper elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 270.- GBP
(300.- EUR)
Lessons
25 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 5 ZD)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Upper elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 11
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 (Mon-Fri) + 13:30-15:25 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals
1
300 EUR
530 EUR
449 EUR
2
550 EUR
1010 EUR
848 EUR
3
800 EUR
1490 EUR
1247 EUR
4
1050 EUR
1970 EUR
1646 EUR
6
1412 EUR
2792 EUR
2306 EUR
8
1866 EUR
3706 EUR
3058 EUR
12
2570 EUR
5330 EUR
4358 EUR
16
3410 EUR
7090 EUR
5794 EUR
24
5090 EUR
10610 EUR
8666 EUR
Extra week (24+)
210 EUR
440 EUR
359 EUR
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.91   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 18.02 / 01.04 / 13.05 / 24.06 / 05.08 / 16.09 / 28.10.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 01.05 / 30.05 / 10.06 / 20.06 / 15.08 / 03.10 / 01.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

TELC course B2

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 270.- GBP
(300.- EUR)
Lessons
25 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 5 TELC)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 11
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 (Mon-Fri) + 13:30-15:25 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals
1
300 EUR
530 EUR
449 EUR
2
550 EUR
1010 EUR
848 EUR
3
800 EUR
1490 EUR
1247 EUR
4
1050 EUR
1970 EUR
1646 EUR
6
1412 EUR
2792 EUR
2306 EUR
8
1866 EUR
3706 EUR
3058 EUR
12
2570 EUR
5330 EUR
4358 EUR
16
3410 EUR
7090 EUR
5794 EUR
24
5090 EUR
10610 EUR
8666 EUR
Extra week (24+)
210 EUR
440 EUR
359 EUR
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.91   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 18.02 / 01.04 / 13.05 / 24.06 / 05.08 / 16.09 / 28.10.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 01.05 / 30.05 / 10.06 / 20.06 / 15.08 / 03.10 / 01.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

TELC course C1

Advanced to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 270.- GBP
(300.- EUR)
Lessons
25 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 5 TELC)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 11
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 (Mon-Fri) + 13:30-15:25 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals
1
300 EUR
530 EUR
449 EUR
2
550 EUR
1010 EUR
848 EUR
3
800 EUR
1490 EUR
1247 EUR
4
1050 EUR
1970 EUR
1646 EUR
6
1412 EUR
2792 EUR
2306 EUR
8
1866 EUR
3706 EUR
3058 EUR
12
2570 EUR
5330 EUR
4358 EUR
16
3410 EUR
7090 EUR
5794 EUR
24
5090 EUR
10610 EUR
8666 EUR
Extra week (24+)
210 EUR
440 EUR
359 EUR
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.91   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 18.02 / 01.04 / 13.05 / 24.06 / 05.08 / 16.09 / 28.10.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 01.05 / 30.05 / 10.06 / 20.06 / 15.08 / 03.10 / 01.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Options/Extras

Course material (included)
One-to-one course (per lesson) 45 EUR
Exam fee (Zertifikat Deutsch B1) 130 EUR
Exam fee (TELC B2) 130 EUR
Exam fee (TELC C1) 170 EUR
Supplement Course high season (per wk.) (01.07-23.08.2019) 25 EUR
Work experience placement
Minimum 6 weeks course
500 EUR
Residence deposit (to be paid on site) 50 EUR
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Residence: 30.06 - 24.08.2019) 25 EUR
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Host family: 30.06 - 24.08.2019) 15 EUR
Supplement (per wk.) (Special diet) 25 EUR
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Zürich) 169 EUR
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Friedrichshafen) 59 EUR
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Munich) 249 EUR
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Memmingen) 99 EUR

Other accommodation options

Host family, double room, half board
Residence, double room, no meals (Europaplatz)

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.2/5
Overall rating

97% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
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/ 5
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/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

209 students gave their opinion about this school

19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, August – September 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Teaching (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.3 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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17 years old - Italy
/ 5
Mi sono trovata bene con la famiglia, che è stata molto disponibil, mentre con la scuola sono riuscita a migliorare molto il mio modo di parlare la lingua Gli insegnanti erano molto gentili, disponibili e mettevano tutti gli studenti a proprio agio. Le nozioni di grammatica si alternavano al lessico, che ci veniva richiesto per assicurarsi che avessimo memorizzato
2 weeks, August 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
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16 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, July 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Do you think you've made progress?
« Si, molti in quanto la scuola era davvero buona. »
15 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, July – August 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
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Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Si, ho potuto migliorare la comunicazione »
School highlights
« Docenti sempre molto disponibili, programma scolastico ben strutturato (temi svolti) »
17 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, July – August 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Meals
Leisure (3.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Sì, mi sento molto più sicuro nell’esprimermi in tedesco, e inoltre sento di aver consolidato delle basi grammaticali che non avevo mai capito »
17 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Ottima scuola, molto ben organizzata. Mi sono trovata nolto bene. Famiglia accogliente e disponibile.
2 weeks, July 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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Do you think you've made progress?
« La scuola mi é servita molto perché mi ha dato la possibilità di fare un grande ripasso di quello che già sapevo e mi ha fatto imparare cose nuove. Penso di aver fatto dei progressi anche grazie al fatto che ero in una famiglia e dovevo per forza sforzarmi di parlare la lingua tedesca e soprattutto ho fatto molta pratica con i miei amici che erano di altre nazionalità. »
School highlights
« Ho apprezzato che ogni due o tre giorni gli insegnati cambiassero, perchè in questo modo ho potuto vedere diversi stili di insegnamento e non basarmi solo su uno. »
16 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, June – July 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
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Meals
Leisure (4.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui. Désormais j'arrive mieux à m'exprimer de manière spontanée et fluide »
School highlights
« L'ambiance en générale était très conviviale »
17 years old - Italy
/ 5
4 weeks, June – July 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Penso di aver fatto molti progressi dal punto di vista della lingua e anche per quanto riguarda lo "spirito di adattamento", viste le differenze tra le due culture »
39 years old - Italy
/ 5
1 week, June 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (2.3 / 5) (Residence)
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20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
12 weeks, February – May 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (3.8 / 5)
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Teaching (2.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.8 / 5) ()
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Leisure (4 / 5)
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Testimonials

Adrián Moreno Boluda
Adrián Moreno Boluda
Dialoge, Lindau
Duration: 3 weeks

First of all, I would like to thank the organisation that offers this destination for giving me the chance to experience one of the best trips of my life. Lindau not only is a gorgeous town with many attractions; it is also a place where people are really friendly. As regards the dialoge language school, I have only one word: wonderful. The teachers were brilliant, many gave fun and attractive classes and it is thanks to them that I made so much progress in German. The facilities were also first-class, offering many options. Concerning host families, mine was really nice to me and had kids of my age, whom I have no reason to complain about as they always kept me entertained. I only see one drawback: my stay had an end. After I returned home, I realised that there was so much to do in Lindau and that there was no place for boredom – and now that I’m back home, I’ve got nothing to do! That’s it, I hope many people will decide to go on such a trip, it’s really worth it!

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Christelle Gobat
Christelle Gobat
Dialoge, Lindau
Duration: 12 weeks

Lindau is a small, peaceful and welcoming town with a beautiful view of Lake Constance. There are many things to do in its surroundings and it is very easy to travel with the train. The Dialoge school is great and it is located in a building belonging to the station, in the heart of the old town. It looks old from the outside but once you get inside, it’s very different. The teachers are great; they know how to motivate students. The courses are comprehensive and the German lessons are very fun. I met many people from all over the world. I got to know new cultures and my German skills significantly improved. As regards my host family, they were great. It was a wonderful adventure. I didn’t see time go by. But I’ll renew this experience in England very soon.

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Anna Morgunova
Anna Morgunova
Dialoge, Lindau
Duration: 3 weeks

I really liked the Dialoge sprachinstitut. I was there for 3 weeks and the course really helped me with my German. In the residence, we all spoke German together and that was also helpful. I liked the teachers, they can explain everything very quickly and simply. I’ll probably be back very soon.

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Host family
Staying with a host family offers you direct insight into the daily life of German families and culture. Beyond the social experience, it gives you the possibility to put into practice what you have learned in class in an authentic context. Sleeping in a single or twin room, you share breakfast and dinner with your hosts.

Europaplatz residence (from 18 years)
Located near the language school, the lake and the centre of Lindau, the school's residence offers a pleasant and safe environment. Choose a single or twin room (both have in-room sinks) with shared facilities including bathrooms, a kitchen and dining room, a bar, lounge area and games room. Free Wi-Fi and bed linen are provided but you should bring your own bath towel. During summer, the terrace is a great place to relax and sunbathe or meet up with other international students at the bar. A flat-screen TV with cable channels and a washing machine and dryer are also available.
Please note that during the high season, some students may be accommodated in another residence with the same conditions.

You can enjoy a superb range of sporting activities organised by the school, including tennis, sailing, horse riding, golf, bike riding and much more. In the evenings, BBQ's by the lake, movie screenings and disco nights are perfect for practising your German while having fun. Excursions include trips to Mainau island and Meersburg, summer sledding in Austria, walks through the Rappenlochschlucht gorge and a whole host of cool things in the surrounding region.

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