Reviews of Kästner Kolleg - Tandem, Dresden, Germany

Total No. of Reviews: 22
NOTE: All evaluations are authentic. Only former participants who have booked a course with us at the school can publish evaluations after the end of the course. Schools could therefore not manipulate evaluations and you can trust in all published evaluations.

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Kästner Kolleg - Tandem, Dresden, Germany
4.4/5.0 
(22 reviews)
City 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.5/5.0 
Facilities 4.1/5.0 
Social activities 3.9/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.4/5.0 
Value for money 4.2/5.0 
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Host Family 4.3/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 3.9/5.0 
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Individual Reviews
16. Dec. 2013
1. (22 years)  -  Korea, South
1. Intensive Course 25 - 12 weeks

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My teachers and the extra Activities at the weekend
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The cost for accommodation is too much, I guess. Look for your place yourself.
16. Dec. 2013
2. Anna  - 
2. Intensive Course 25 - 2 weeks

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clearly define your level of knowledge of the language. The learning process starts with the first lecture (according to the . text book, program) of the your level at which you stated.
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recommend
11. Sep. 2013
3. (38 years)  - 
3. Summer Intensive Course 30 - 1 week

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The teachers are very friendly and competent. The organization is excellent, both the structure, as the lessons. Moreover there is the possibility to take advantage of trips organized by the college itself.
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If you choose to do a few weeks you are put into groups already in place, which have already a program in progress, so you can have the impression of losing part of it, if entering a phase not initial . However, the teachers are available to the correction of personal exercises that go beyond the current program.
5. Aug. 2013
4. Aliaksei (18 years)  -  Belarus
4. Intensive Course 30 - 2 weeks

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20. Jul. 2013
5. (28 years)  - 
5. Intensive Course 25 - 1 week

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I really liked the teacher, the interesting lessons and the different nationalities of the students.
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New students should spend their free time together.
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Very good!
7. Nov. 2012
6. (53 years)  -  Switzerland
6. Intensive Course 25 - Only Low Season - 1 week

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The flexibility and the possibility to change levels when I felt it was better for me. Both Katherina and Agnes were very frindly and welcoming. Thank you !
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I enjoyed my week, short as it was, and I feel that I made very good progress. I wish I could have stayed longer.
29. Aug. 2012
7. Sofya (16 years)  -  Russian Federation
7. 2 weeks

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13. Aug. 2012
8. Yulia (23 years)  -  Russian Federation
8. Intensive Course 25 - Only Low Season - 20 weeks

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31. Oct. 2011
9. Silvia (21 years)  -  Spain
9. Intensive Course 25 - Only Low Season - 3 weeks

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5. Sep. 2011
10. (27 years)  - 
10. Intensive Course 25 - Only Low Season - 12 weeks

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5. Sep. 2011
11. (43 years)  - 
11. Star Course 25 + 5 - 1 week

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22. Aug. 2011
12. Elodie (24 years)  - 
12. German \'After Work\' - 4 weeks

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12. Aug. 2011
13. César (21 years)  -  Spain
13. Intensive Course 25 - High Season - 3 weeks

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If you teach a group of Spanish students without specific requirements: you either inform them that the course is taught in English before the starting date or you use Spanish in the class. My English isn't good enough and I had to use Spanish to ask a classmate to translate what the teacher was telling us (in English). And then the teacher was telling us off for using our mother tongue to try to keep pace with the class, just because she did not understand.
28. Mar. 2011
14. Lisa (31 years)  - 
14. Intensive Course 25 - Only Low Season - 1 week

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23. Nov. 2009
15. (60 years)  -  France
15. Intensive Course 20 - Low Season - 1 week

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15. Jul. 2009
16. (16 years)  -  Russian Federation
16. Intensive Course 20 - Low Season - 4 weeks

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museums and excursions
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to have more information about host city
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The work of all consultants is very proffesional
18. Nov. 2008
17. (36 years)  - 
17. Intensive Course 20 - - 4 weeks

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22. Oct. 2008
18. (68 years)  -  United States
18. Intensive Course 20 - Low Season - 2 weeks

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Be prepared for a wonderful time.
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Agnes was an especially good teacher.
13. Aug. 2008
19. (21 years)  - 
19. Intensive Course 20 - High Season - 4 weeks

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I think that it's a good idea to go to the activities that the school offers you.
25. Mar. 2008
20. Marta Maria (21 years)  - 
20. Intensive Course 20 - Low Season - 2 weeks

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12. Mar. 2008
21. (21 years)  - 
21. Intensive Course 20 - Low Season - - 2 weeks

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the teacher is geat!
5. Sep. 2007
22. Enrique (42 years)  - 
22. Intensive Course 20 - Low Season - - 4 weeks

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