German beginners: module 3

Course Dates: 08/07/20 - 05/08/20
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Online
Tutors:

Improve your elementary German. The emphasis is on the practical use of German and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Suitable if you have completed 'German 1 fast-track: module 1' or 'German 1: module 2'. Suitable for near beginners. This is also a good revision course for students who have studied German in the past. Based on 'Willkommen' (Hodder & Stoughton).

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.

Description

What is the course about?

To further improve students near-beginners' knowledge of German in order to get by in real life situations.

What will we cover?

Based on Willkommen units 7-8 and additional material supplied by the tutor.

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

Talk about means of transport

Talk in more detail about your daily routine and work

Talk about past events

Describe purchases. For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level
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 level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Students should have completed German 1 modules 1 and 2 or have an equivalent knowledge of the language.
You will also need to be able to understand basic spoken and written information in English (e.g. simple instructions, course documents) and be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time etc).

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

The emphasis is on speaking and listening. Methods include: pair work, group work, class work, role-play and audiovisual techniques. Some homework will be set after every lesson.

This course will be delivered online, and will involve tutor presentation and class discussion. Student preparation and homework outside class times is strongly encouraged. To fully participate in this online class you will need:
- An email address
- A reliable internet connection
- A computer/laptop/tablet with a fully updated browser (preferably google chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera.

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

Based on the coursebook "Willkommen".

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

German 2 lower: module 1 in September.

Reviews
Tutor Biographies
Almut Ibler

My name is Almut and I come from Wiesbaden in Germany and I have been living in London for 24 years. I am a qualified and highly experienced German teacher, with over 18 years of experience teaching German to adults. My communication and relationship-skills are excellent and I am able to build rapport with students of a wide range of ages and capabilities, establishing the ideal teaching style and methods for each individual. My teaching is energetic and I make sure that my lessons are tailored to the objectives and requirements of the students. Furthermore I am trained in teaching students with dyslexia, hearing problems and mental health problems, altering my lessons to reflect additional requirements to ensure students get the optimal experience. As a certified examiner for the Goethe-Institute exams for all levels (A1-C2) I have the expertise to prepare you for Goethe exams. I am patient, a good listener and compassionate, and I love helping people reaching their language-learning objectives. My lessons are interesting and fun, including a variety of different exercises and games to practise speaking, listening, writing, reading and grammar.

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.

Book your place

Course Code: LBG02

Wed, eve, 08 Jul - 05 Aug '20

Duration: 5 sessions (over 5 weeks)

Full fee: £179.00
Senior fee: £179.00
Concession: £109.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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