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Reviews of F+U Academy of Languages, Berlin, Germany

Total number of reviews: 54
NOTE: All reviews are authentic. Only students who booked their course through us can publish evaluations here, and only after the end of their programme. These evaluations then are not manipulated in any way, neither by us nor by the school, and can be trusted as honest opinions about personal experiences with the school.

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F+U Academy of Languages, Berlin, Germany
4.4/5.0 
(54 reviews)
City 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.4/5.0 
Facilities 4.0/5.0 
Social activities 3.3/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 4.1/5.0 
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Homestay 3.7/5.0 
Shared Flat 3.7/5.0 
other 3.7/5.0 
Individual Reviews
8. May. 2017
1. Sergii (44 years)  - 
1. Main Course + Module Course - 4 weeks

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29. Mar. 2017
2. Kyrylo (31 years)  - 
2. Main Course + Module Course - 8 weeks

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13. Feb. 2017
3. Alena (15 years)  - 
3. Main Course - 1 week

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3. Jan. 2017
4. (32 years)  -  Germany
4. Main Course - 3 weeks

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I enjoyed the location of the school.
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There were way to many students in class. For the 3 weeks I was there we were 12-16 people in the class. I felt like I only got to speak a few times in the entire day. The teachers were very different and inconsistent. Our first teacher made me feel like we were in grade school. She seemed annoyed at what she seemed to think was slow progress, pronouncing Asian names, dealing with students who weren't understanding certain grammar rules, etc... Luckily for us, we got a new teacher for the second half. She was much better, but still, there were too many students in class and we didn't get to speak very much. I would recommend choosing a smaller school with an enforced limit to the number of students in each class.
29. Nov. 2016
5. Maria Grazia (20 years)  - 
5. Main Course + Module Course - 6 weeks

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4. Oct. 2016
6. (38 years)  -  Argentina
6. Main Course - 12 weeks

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I think that the teachers are amazing. I particularly enjoyed their classes, their passion for helping us understand the language and help us through any difficulties.
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I think that the facilities should be enhanced. The new location has only a few toilets for women and it was very inconvenient to access it during the break.
3. Oct. 2016
7. (29 years)  -  Slovenia
7. Main Course - 3 weeks

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I had very good teacher.
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Autumn in Berlin is great.
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Too many Chinese students. Maybe they could have had their own classes? Every mother tongue has its difficulty... maybe it would be better for the students and for the teachers.
22. Sep. 2016
8. Polina (19 years)  - 
8. Main Course + Module Course - 2 weeks

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17. Sep. 2016
9. (41 years)  - 
9. Main Course (German) + Module Course (English) - 1 week

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13. Sep. 2016
10. (20 years)  - 
10. Main Course + Module Course - 2 weeks

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Large presence of students of other nationalities
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Friendly and helpful staff
12. Sep. 2016
11. Oscar (38 years)  -  Spain
11. Main Course - 4 weeks

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5. Sep. 2016
12. Lorenzo (28 years)  - 
12. Main Course (English) - 3 weeks

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1. Sep. 2016
13. Yue (57 years)  - 
13. Main Course - 2 weeks

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30. Aug. 2016
14. (31 years)  -  Spain
14. Main Course + Module Course - 2 weeks

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The teachers, that is the most important part when it comes to language learning. Facilities are excellent and the location also.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
You'll be in the heart of Berlin, so you'll find everything by yourself!!
24. Aug. 2016
15. (18 years)  - 
15. Main Course + Module Course - 2 weeks

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9. Aug. 2016
16. Alexandre (24 years)  - 
16. Main Course - 4 weeks

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8. Aug. 2016
17. (19 years)  -  Brazil
17. Main Course - 4 weeks

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The method is great and the staff is very good
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Enjoy every minute and make lots of friends!
22. Jun. 2016
18. Anna (18 years)  -  Serbia
18. Main Course - 2 weeks

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23. May. 2016
19. (31 years)  - 
19. Main Course (German) - 3 weeks

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It is a very expensive school, in Berlin you can find the schools which are not worse, but at half the price.
9. Mar. 2016
20. (21 years)  - 
20. Main Course Intensive - 24 weeks

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Flexibility in changing class in case of difficulties in the current classroom.
15. Feb. 2016
21. Olga (19 years)  - 
21. Main Course + Module Course - 1 week

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3. Jan. 2016
22. (29 years)  -  United Kingdom
22. Main Course - 1 week

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7. Dec. 2015
23. Marouane (32 years)  - 
23. Main course (German) - 5 weeks

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1. Dec. 2015
24. (25 years)  - 
24. Main Course - 1 week

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Dynamic classes, teacher's availability, socializing with other students from different realities
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a week course is insufficient to learn or making real progress
23. Nov. 2015
25. David (19 years)  - 
25. Main Course + Module Course - 3 weeks

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8. Oct. 2015
26. (19 years)  - 
26. Main Course + Module Course - 4 weeks

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Insider tips about what future students should not miss
It's good to get information about the types of accommodation, especially reguarding the Shared Apartments
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School organized and always available. Teachers highly professional. I'd do it again!
23. Sep. 2015
27. (29 years)  - 
27. Main Course - 1 week

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It was my first time to learn German. However, as my teacher tried to speak only German in a class, I could get used to the language by ear.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Most of the students in the school were prepared for an university exam.
Other comments
I didn't purchase a textbook, as I took a course for a short period. I could rental it though, it would be better if the school provides some hand-outs.
22. Sep. 2015
28. (18 years)  - 
28. Main Course - 2 weeks

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The central location and the teachers
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I think it's better to stay in the hostel even if you spend more! The apartments are not in central areas and unattractive
22. Sep. 2015
29. (21 years)  - 
29. Main Course + Module Course - 8 weeks

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2. Sep. 2015
30. (18 years)  - 
30. Main Course + Module Course - 2 weeks

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The school is very beautiful, well organized and well structured. The secretaries are very kind and do their best to solve your problems
31. Aug. 2015
31. (41 years)  - 
31. Main Course - 3 weeks

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Team spirit
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Do not rely on leisure activities because you can organise them everyday
Other comments
The staff should also speak French.
31. Aug. 2015
32. (26 years)  -  Brazil
32. Main Course + Module Course - 12 weeks

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Share apartment with other people
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In summer they don't respect the limit of students per class.
31. Aug. 2015
33. (28 years)  - 
33. Main Course + Module Course - 4 weeks

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Do not take apartments of category II (very far from the school)
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Good teaching staff.
31. Aug. 2015
34. Kseniia (16 years)  - 
34. Main Course + Module Course - 3 weeks

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26. Aug. 2015
35. (16 years)  - 
35. Main Course + Module Course - 1 week

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Quality of teaching, the teachers are very friendly and always willing to help.
24. Aug. 2015
36. (61 years)  - 
36. Senior Course 50+ (German) - 2 weeks

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24. Aug. 2015
37. (23 years)  - 
37. Main Course (German) + Module Course (English) - 4 weeks

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24. Aug. 2015
38.  - 
38. Main Course - 4 weeks

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The teachers were very professional and organized.
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The students should try to do all the activities the school offers
22. Aug. 2015
39. (20 years)  -  Spain
39. Main Course + Module Course - 2 weeks

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The teaching environment was very pleasant. All teachers were always very helpful. The price was also perfect for what you receive.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Don't hesitate to change level if you feel it's too hard or too low!
18. Aug. 2015
40. Elena (37 years)  - 
40. Super-Intensive Course German (Main Course + Module Course + Individual Lessons) + Main Course Inte - 1 week

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16. Aug. 2015
41. (18 years)  - 
41. Main Course + Module Course + Intensive - 4 weeks

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The comfortable place and centrally located, the cheerful atmosphere among the teachers, the good organization.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Once you attend a course, you will go automatically to the next level within a month, without the need to request it. For example, from B1 to B2.
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Beautiful school, teachers are different and you may come in contact with many different teaching methods.
12. Aug. 2015
42. (18 years)  -  Australia
42. Main Course - 4 weeks

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6. Aug. 2015
43. (44 years)  -  United States
43. Main Course - 3 weeks

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The staff was great, the location was excellent (in the city center), and the second teacher I had was excellent too.
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Find accommodation within the circle of subway transportation so you can spend more time with friends and in the city center. Accommodation quality can be hit or miss. But overall adequate.
3. Aug. 2015
44. (18 years)  - 
44. Main Course + Module Course - 3 weeks

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Academy Hostel (Category II)
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People from many countries
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It is 6 minutes by public transport, but it takes a total of 25 minutes to get from the hostel to the school.
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There wasn't much material covered in class, there were students with a lower level in my group. The students of different genders stayed in the same rooms in the hostel which is simply unacceptable. Nobody cleans the rooms, the kitchen was dirty with an unpleasant smell, we were throwing food from the fridge.
9. Mar. 2015
45. (15 years)  - 
45. 1 week

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9. Mar. 2015
46. Alessandra (23 years)  - 
46. Main Course - 4 weeks

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24. Jan. 2015
47. (17 years)  - 
47. Main course (German) - 4 weeks

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9. Sep. 2014
48. (37 years)  - 
48. Main course (German) + module course (English) - 17 weeks

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8. Sep. 2014
49. Anahit (19 years)  - 
49. Main course (German) - 4 weeks

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27. Aug. 2014
50. (25 years)  -  Switzerland
50. Main course + module course (German) - 2 weeks

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Insider tips about what future students should not miss
get the student card, it gives you many discounts: public transportation, museums, etc
Other comments
good location

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