When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Tatjana Pisarski
  • Course Code W23HMSK04C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

The course aims to enable students to begin to communicate with some fluency in a range of everyday situations. The emphasis is on the practical use of German and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on chapters 1-4 of Willkommen (Hodder Arnold).

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • use numbers and the alphabet
  • greet others and introduce yourself
  • give personal information (address, age, etc.)
  • understand basic grammatical ideas i.e. genders, verb endings, personal pronouns, plural of nouns

Cost

  • Full fee
    £155
  • Concession fee
    £115
  • Class format and activities

    This course is characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material. Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.

    Entry requirements

    This course is suitable for complete beginners. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.

    What you need

    Willkommen beginners coursebook ISBN 9781473672659 as well as Activity Book for extra practice and review linked to the coursebook units ISBN 9781473672666. Optional: coursepack which includes the Coursebook, the CD and DVD set and a Support Book containing a key to the exercises and audio transcripts.ISBN 9781473672673

    What you can do next

    German Stage 1 Unit 2