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

Total number of reviews: 50
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 
(50 reviews)
City 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.4/5.0 
Facilities 4.0/5.0 
Social activities 3.4/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 4.1/5.0 
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Individual Reviews
29. Nov. 2016
1. Maria Grazia (20 years)  - 
1. Main Course + Module Course - 6 weeks

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4. Oct. 2016
2. (38 years)  -  Argentina
2. 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
3. (29 years)  -  Slovenia
3. 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
4. Polina (19 years)  - 
4. Main Course + Module Course - 2 weeks

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17. Sep. 2016
5. (41 years)  - 
5. Main Course (German) + Module Course (English) - 1 week

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13. Sep. 2016
6. (20 years)  - 
6. 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
7. Oscar (38 years)  -  Spain
7. Main Course - 4 weeks

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

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

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30. Aug. 2016
10. (31 years)  -  Spain
10. 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
11. (18 years)  - 
11. Main Course + Module Course - 2 weeks

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

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8. Aug. 2016
13. (19 years)  -  Brazil
13. Main Course - 4 weeks

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The method is great and the staff is very good
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Enjoy every minute and make lots of friends!
22. Jun. 2016
14. Anna (18 years)  -  Serbia
14. Main Course - 2 weeks

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23. May. 2016
15. (31 years)  - 
15. 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
16. (21 years)  - 
16. Main Course Intensive - 24 weeks

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

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3. Jan. 2016
18. (29 years)  -  United Kingdom
18. Main Course - 1 week

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

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1. Dec. 2015
20. (25 years)  - 
20. 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
21. David (19 years)  - 
21. Main Course + Module Course - 3 weeks

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8. Oct. 2015
22. (19 years)  - 
22. Main Course + Module Course - 4 weeks

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The teaching method and the teacher-student relationship
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
23. (29 years)  - 
23. 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
24. (18 years)  - 
24. 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
25. (21 years)  - 
25. Main Course + Module Course - 8 weeks

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2. Sep. 2015
26. (18 years)  - 
26. 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
27. (41 years)  - 
27. 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
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The staff should also speak French.
31. Aug. 2015
28. (26 years)  -  Brazil
28. 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
29. (28 years)  - 
29. Main Course + Module Course - 4 weeks

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The teacher
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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
30. Kseniia (16 years)  - 
30. Main Course + Module Course - 3 weeks

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26. Aug. 2015
31. (16 years)  - 
31. 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
32. (61 years)  - 
32. Senior Course 50+ (German) - 2 weeks

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24. Aug. 2015
33. (23 years)  - 
33. Main Course (German) + Module Course (English) - 4 weeks

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24. Aug. 2015
34.  - 
34. 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
35. (20 years)  -  Spain
35. 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
36. Elena (37 years)  - 
36. Super-Intensive Course German (Main Course + Module Course + Individual Lessons) + Main Course Inte - 1 week

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16. Aug. 2015
37. (18 years)  - 
37. 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
38. (18 years)  -  Australia
38. Main Course - 4 weeks

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6. Aug. 2015
39. (44 years)  -  United States
39. 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
40. (18 years)  - 
40. Main Course + Module Course - 3 weeks

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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
41. (15 years)  - 
41. 1 week

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

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24. Jan. 2015
43. (17 years)  - 
43. Main course (German) - 4 weeks

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9. Sep. 2014
44. (37 years)  - 
44. Main course (German) + module course (English) - 17 weeks

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The teachers and the staff in general
8. Sep. 2014
45. Anahit (19 years)  - 
45. Main course (German) - 4 weeks

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27. Aug. 2014
46. (25 years)  -  Switzerland
46. 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
25. Aug. 2014
47. (23 years)  - 
47. Main course + module course (German) - 2 weeks

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18. Aug. 2014
48. Maria Elizaveta (18 years)  - 
48. Main course + module course (German) - 4 weeks

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11. Aug. 2014
49. (20 years)  -  Netherlands
49. Main course (German) - 2 weeks

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The relaxed atmosphere
28. Jul. 2014
50. (29 years)  -  Austria
50. Main course (German) + module course (English) - 2 weeks

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small groups, English + German together

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