German 3/4: Eine Deutschlandreise

Course Dates: 14/07/22 - 28/07/22
Time: 09:30 - 11:30
Location: Online
Do you really know Germany? Yes, you might have seen the ‘Brandenburger Tor’ or taken a picture in front of ‘Neuschwanstein’ , tucked into some ‘Käsespätzle’ and even followed the ‘Romantische Strasse’ in your BMW, but there is more to Germany than the obvious. Your tutor will take you on a journey through Germany to discover some more suprising aspects of Germany.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £42.00

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Course Code: LBG09

Finished Thu, day, 14 Jul - 28 Jul '22

Duration: 3 sessions (over 3 weeks)

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What is the course about?

Your journey will start in Hamburg, the 2nd biggest harbour town in Europe. Famous for the fish market, the Beetles and the amusement district St. Pauli, where you will stop by to hackle, eat and dance.
You will then head east to Dresden, nicknamed ‘Elb-Florenz’, where you will learn some history and meet the locals, only to end up near the Austrian border in ‘Berchtesgaden’, to pay a visit to the world famous salt mine.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

This course will cover historical and cultural facts as well as revise some grammar topics, such as the conditional, adjectives and prepositions.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- list different places in Germany and talk about them
- talk independently in various situations
- apply more complex grammar structures with ease.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course level is upper intermediate German (B1+-B2).

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Topics will be introduced with videos, newspaper articles and speaking exercises.Some homework will be given to reinforce vocabulary and grammatical structures.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Materials provided by the tutor. No suitcases needed, just a secure internet connection- and you might want to make sure your passport is up to date, so you can visit the places for real very soon ( sadly not part of this course).

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Any German, 4 or 4/5 courses . Please, ask your tutor for advice.

Gideon Scholz

I was born and raised in Hannover, in northern Germany, where I completed my A-levels, before venturing out into the world. I first moved to Munich for my studies as a simultaneous interpreter and translator in French and Spanisch and ended up in London, where I have been for the last 22 years. It was here that I started my career as a foreign langugae teacher. I hold a degree in Education and Psychology. I have now been a tutor for over 15 years, and apart from working at Citylit, I am a German teacher at an international boarding school in London, and I also teach privately to students from the ages of 7-78. It is never too early or too late to begin. Motivation, fun and practice will get you wherever you want to be and I will guide an assist you on your exciting journey. A foreign language is not just translating words, but you immerse yourself in a foreign culture, its people, food and customs. And lets not forget, an increasing number of employers are looking at foreign languages on your CV. Whatever your reasons are to study German, let me accompany you on this exciting journey. I am ready, are you?

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.