SBDS is a non-profit organization incorporated under the laws of California that has been promoting the study of German as a Second Language and serving the Silicon Valley area for 50 years.
We offer classes at all levels ranging from pre-school to high school as well as beginning, intermediate and advanced levels for adults. Classes are taught by an experienced faculty from Germany, Switzerland, and the United States.
The main objective of our school is to provide an opportunity to learn the German language in a contemporary context. Students are taught to speak, read and write in German and are introduced to German customs, history, culture, literature and songs.
To ensure high quality instruction, teachers are selected both for their knowledge of German and their teaching ability. Most of our instructors are native speakers of German and are well qualified to recognize the proficiency of their students.