German 3 lower: module 2
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Location: Keeley Street
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What is the course about?
The course aims to help students to discuss topical issues with increased confidence and to deveop knowledge of grammar. Based on Willkommen 2 chapters 7 and 8.
What will we cover?
Political systems and parties, differences between generations, migration issues, health and fitness trends, stress, holidays.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- talk about political systems and parties (passive)
- discuss how life has changed between different generations (conjunctions als, wenn)
- understand and discuss interviews about migration issues (ordinal numbers)
- discuss health and fitness trends and stress (subjunctive II: koennte, waere…)
- give advice, express and justify your opinion
- describe different types of holidays (subjunctive II in conditional sentences).
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Students should have studied German for about three years recently or have completed German 3lower: module 1. This course is B1.2 in the European framework.
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 on our website.
It is also essential that you have some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation. It would be helpful if you had knowledge of more intermediate grammar terminology such as: dative, accusative, subordinate and main clause.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are 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.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on the coursebook Willkommen 2, German intermediate course and the accompanying Activity Book.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
German 3 lower: module 3. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Always passionate about languages, Tatjana qualified as a secondary school teacher in her native Germany and taught English, French and German at secondary schools in Germany, France and England for several years. When covering a German evening class in adult education over 15 years ago, she was impressed by the students' motivation to learn foreign languages and has been teaching adults ever since. She still enjoys teaching languages to children and teenagers and the variety of working with students of all ages. In her free time, she loves travellling and spending time with friends and family.
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.