German 3 upper: module 2

Course Dates: 16/01/23 - 27/03/23
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Location: Online
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Come and improve your upper-intermediate German. Suitable if you have studied the language for four years (1.5 hours per week) or 2 years (3 hours per week). Based on Aspekte NEU B1+, 1. Teil.
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 £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00

Course Code: LG324

Available start dates 

Mon, day, 16 Jan - 27 Mar '23

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course aims to further develop your conversation skills and writing skills and to discuss a wide range of topics at a more advanced level.

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?

A range of different topics will be introduced from everyday life. Grammar will be consolidated and more complex grammatical structures will be introduced.

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

-understand the gist of more advanced audio-visual materials/ films

-read more advanced texts/ articles

-gain greater fluency and confidence in speaking

-discuss everyday life in Germany and more abstract issues

-use more complex grammatical structures orally and in writing.

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

For students with good speaking, reading and writing abilities at least at GCSE level. B1+
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?

Aspekte NEU B1+ in Halbbänden,1.Teil
http://www.europeanbookshop.com/languagebooks/9783126050180/aspekte-neu-in-halbbanden-german-lehr-und-arbeitsbuch-b1-plus-teil-1-mit-cd
Please try the European Bookshop by selecting 'City Lit' and the language you are studying at this web page or call them at 020 7734 5259. If you state on the website, by phone or in the shop that you are studying with us, you can claim a 10% discount. You might be asked for your student number.

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

German 3 upper module 3. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.

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.