German Foundations

Get ready for German grammar to actually make sense!

Class Benefits

  • Step-by-step lessons

Relax and follow my lead! I walk you through everything systematically with clear directions.

  • Better than a classroom

Watch and re-watch the course videos at your own pace, when & where it’s convenient.

  • Demystify the language

Learn the structure of how German works so you can string vocabulary together by yourself.

  • Never feel stuck (add-on)

Ask me a question anytime throughout the course so you can make steady progress.

Who this course is for:

  • You don't understand the grammatical changes happening when you try to learn with Duolingo, Rosetta Stone, etc.
  • You want to actually be able to string together your own sentences in German without just memorizing phrases.
  • You want to build a solid foundation that amplifies all your future learning -- saving you time, money, and frustration.
  • You want to learn German along with others in a classroom-like setting but with the flexibility your schedule requires.

What Course Graduates say:

“If I could rewind 15 years of spotty exposure to German, the German Foundations course with Laura is where I'd begin. Her emphasis on patterns (to determine gender, endings, cases) helps demystify how the language works and the exercises/quizzes that reinforce these patterns help build the confidence learners need to use German correctly. This course is an absolute must for German language learners at any point in their journey: beginner, intermediate, advanced, who feel at all uncertain about their foundational understanding of German grammar.”
Liz Anne
German Foundations Graduate
“I tried learning with Duolingo and realized I’m not going to be able to speak on my own learning this way. This course has helped me learn the core pillars of German”
German Foundations Graduate
"I liked the ‘learn at your own pace’ style and the structured format. It’s a great course for learning the building blocks of German sentence structure to then build on”
German Foundations Graduate
Laura's really helped me feel a lot more comfortable with my beginner vocabulary by giving me the 'why' behind how German grammar works.
German Foundations Graduate
I’ve always wanted to learn German and was skeptical about taking an online course, but the course setup and help Laura provided was well done.
German Foundations Graduate
If you want to learn German in a classroom-like setting and don’t feel like you have to be in a room learning with other people, this is the next best thing.
German Foundations Graduate
In my school days, I hated language classes. But I really enjoyed Laura's course! Her demeanor and step-by-step, clear, logical explanations made German Foundations a pleasant experience beyond my initial reservations. I would recommend this course to anyone anytime!
German Foundations Graduate
“German Foundations was great! I appreciated Laura's teaching style -- it's so different from what's usually taught in books... Through the process I’ve learned to approach German with a new perspective and I come away from the course with many golden nuggets (e.g. the All-In-One Declension Chart) that I wouldn't have otherwise known about!”
German Foundations Graduate
My experience in your German Foundations course was absolutely wonderful. The way you’ve constructed the materials into easily digestible content isn’t something I’ve seen in a language course before.
German Foundations Graduate
Laura will ignite your German learning journey. Her German Foundations course has made the subject approachable and understandable for me, providing a framework for tackling noun plurals and declensions. If you're looking for an intro course that builds comprehension and confidence, look no further. Fantastich!
German Foundations Graduate
"Laura’s German Fundamentals class is a blessing for anyone, like me, who’s struggled to learn German many times. I tried nearly every language app on the market, but all I gained was a list of vocabulary and a bunch of random phrases. Laura provides a very useful set of structures to help you understand how German words are “shaped”—and she does it in a format that’s inviting and allows me to go at my own pace. Laura’s instruction is friendly, attentive, and accessible. She’s a language student’s dream!"
German Foundations Graduate
I was looking to further my German language learning after taking intermediate level courses in university. When I first came across Laura’s courses, I dawdled over committing. I wasn’t convinced that I wanted to pay the price for the course because I didn’t know if it was right for me. Laura went above and beyond to provide me with as much information as possible on the course before committing and that helped out a lot. Upon completing it, I am very happy I did. German grammar can be very tricky and the way Laura presents it is very helpful and this course has definitely helped me advance in my learning! She is also very pleasant to speak with and provides great feedback on everything German language related.
German Foundations Graduate

Everything you need to learn the essential foundations of German

#1: Learn the core German grammar concepts

Learning German is hard enough without needing to also figure out on your own what or how you should learn. Let me be your guide! 

The curriculum in this course has been curated from my 12+ years of teaching so that you can learn essential German structural concepts as efficiently and effectively as possible. 

Module breakdown:

#2: The classroom+

My course combines the best of independent, online learning with the central benefits of a classic classroom experience so you can maximize your learning.


  • Anytime Access when you feel stuck: reach out & I'll respond that day!*
  • Weekly live video calls for additional support & practice*
  • Grow along with an enthusiastic community of German learners*

* Anytime Access and weekly calls available for 7 weeks after start of course. Lifetime participation in our online community! I’m able to respond with ‘Anytime Access’ within 24hrs the vast majority of the time.

#3: Tools for a lifetime of amplified learning

german resource guide COVER - german fundamentals

Receive access to my latest reference charts (<– not available through anyone else!) combined into an easy-to-use PDF. Throughout the course, I teach you the power of these charts and how they will lend you German-learning superpowers!

  • navigate powerful charts that help you unlock the mysteries of the German language
  • continue reaping the fruits of these charts long after you complete the course
  • feel more confident & empowered to supercharge your future German studies

Inside the guide:

  • Breaking down noun gender
  • How to navigate plural rules
  • All-In-One Declensions Chart
  • Identifying declension patterns
  • Prepositions, pronouns, verbs and more!

How the class works:

  • Once the class starts, you’ll gain access to 1 new module each week for 8 weeks.
  • Watch (and even re-watch!) the pre-recorded video lessons and complete the assignments anytime throughout the week.
  • (Add-on) Ask questions throughout the week whenever you may be feeling stuck and I’ll personally answer in short order!
  • Join the other German Foundation students in our private Facebook group to ask and answer questions (a great way to learn).
  • Don’t worry if you get 'behind'. You have access to the course materials indefinitely! You will reap the benefits of 'German Foundations' whether you complete the material in 8 weeks or 6 months. 🙂

Ready to get Started!?

100 percent guarantee

 *Get a FULL REFUND if you are unhappy with the course for any reason within 14 days of receiving course access.

Get the German Foundations
Course package

$ 247
  • 8 modules on core German concepts
  • 60+ bite-sized instructional videos
  • Comprehension checks after lessons
  • 100's of additional practice exercises
  • German Resource Guide PDF
  • Join our community of learners
  • Indefinite access to all learning materials

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*Full refund applies ONLY if you ask for the refund within the first 14 days after receiving the course.


NOTE: I try to keep this page continually updated, but the course may be modified at any time.

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