If you like to practice speaking German and are not afraid to meet new people and learn about their cultures, talk groups are the ideal opportunity to solidify your German skills.
In Hamburg you can take part in several free of charge talk groups, for example “Sprache im Alltag“ or “Dialog in Deutsch” at the Buecherhallen libraries.
“Dialog in Deutsch” (lit.: Dialog in German)
Speak German in a group under the guidance of a volunteer facilitator, many groups in many book halls, every week, free of charge and without registration.
German speaking and practicing for beginners
There are groups for language beginners without knowledge of German.
In the Central Library ('Zentralbibliothek'): Monday and Tuesday 10 a.m., Thursday 2:30 p.m.
In the Neugraben library ('Bücherhalle Neugraben'): Thursday 14:30
In the Dehnhaide library ('Bücherhalle Dehnhaide': Tuesday 2 p.m. (from June 14, 2022)
Discussion groups for immigrants with (basic) knowledge of the German language
Dates at: www.dialog-in-deutsch.de
Participation in online discussion groups: If you are interested, please send an email to DialoginDeutsch@buecherhallen.de
Did you know that free WiFi is available in the Libraries (Bücherhallen)?
Learning for the Language Certificates Exams
At the Wilhelmsburg Bücherhalle, you can get help preparing for the B1 or B2 exam. The offer is free of charge.
You can find the dates in the calendar of the Bücherhalle Wilhelmsburg.
„Sprache im Alltag“ (lit.: Language in everyday life)
"Sprache im Alltag" is a project of Sprachbrücke-Hamburg e.V. and takes place throughout the entire city of Hamburg. Conversation topics change monthly and are adapted to the needs and wishes of the participants. A suitable excursion is held In the last week of the month. Already acquired basic knowledge of German and a registration is recommended.
More information and dates can be found at: http://www.sprachbruecke-hamburg.de