German 5/6: Kultur & Aktuelles
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LG535
Duration: 10 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
Consolidate your German in this fun conversation class. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion and conversation around German, Swiss and Austrian culture.
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.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Topics to be agreed with the students to cater for the group's interests and needs.
If there is demand, there will be an element of advanced grammar.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- speak more fluently and confidently about the topics covered
- have a wider knowledge of German, Austrian and Swiss culture.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Suitable if you are studying at level 5 or have studied German for at least 5 years. Students are fluent speakers.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Pair work, group work and plenum discussions.
Materials will be shared on google classroom in advance of the next lesson to allow students time to read or listen to texts, or watch clips. In agreement with the group there may also be the option to give a short presentation.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Other level 5/6 or 6 German courses.
Sarah has been teaching languages for over 20 years, both in the UK and abroad. A passionate Germanist, she studied German and European Studies at the University of Manchester, including a year of study at the Freie Universität Berlin. She fell in love with the city and returns often. She also teaches French and Spanish. After five years living and working in Beijing, she can speak rusty Mandarin, enough to discuss her family and her work, order food and get around town. Sarah discovered City Lit as a student and liked it so much that she applied for a job here. As well as teaching languages, Sarah also has a small private practice in dance movement psychotherapy. She is particularly interested in using embodied practices, movement, and creativity, to support wellbeing.
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.