German 3 lower: Konversation

Course Dates: 05/05/22 - 07/07/22
Time: 08:30 - 09:30
Location: Online
This course aims to further develop your conversation skills at intermediate level and to discuss a wide range of topics in an informal setting. European framework B1.
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 £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £60.00

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Course Code: LGE33

Started Thu, day, 05 May - 07 Jul '22

Duration: 9 sessions (over 10 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course aims to give you the opportunity to communicate in a German environment. You will increase your fluency and improve your accuracy and comprehension in an informal and friendly atmosphere.

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?

German in everyday situations. Conversation topics to be agreed with the students.

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

Improve your fluency in discussing a range of everyday topics in German.

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

Students should have studied German for at least 3-4 years recently or have an equivalent knowledge of the language. This is an intermediate German course.

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

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

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

All material supplied by the tutor.

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

German 3 lower or 3 upper courses. If in doubt, please, ask your tutor for advice or contact the Languages Office on 020 7492 2644.

Katja Parmar

Katja is a native German speaker. Having trained as a teacher specialising in phonetics, she has worked for universities, music colleges and opera houses in both Germany and Great Britain, and has coordinated the German programme at City Lit for over 15 years. She has a special passion and interest for opera and Lieder. Katja is the chief editor of Alban Berg's Wozzeck "A Translation and Phonectic Transcript for Musicians", which was published by Pendragon Press in January 2020. “I love sharing my love for the German language with students and see them develop.”

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.