It is taught through tutor-led activities, pair and group work, role-playing, and independent research as part of homework.
Who is this course for?
Will I need any equipment or materials?
Even though a variety of learning materials is used from textbooks to videos, you will be asked to buy a textbook which costs approximately £20.
Are there follow-on courses I can take?
Where possible, we will always aim to offer students the opportunity to progress in their learning. The next level after this course is German Level 1: Module B.
You will learn
- How to introduce yourself and others
- Spell out words
- Use numbers
- Talk about families and friends
- Talk about place of origin
- Talk about jobs and professions
- Express likes/dislike and hobbies
- Order food in a restaurant
- Shop for food
- Give and understand directions
- Ask and give the time.
The following grammatical structures:
- Present tense of both regulars and irregular verbs (lesen, etc)
- Verb ‘to be’ (haben, sein)
- Definite and indefinite articles (der, die, das/ ein, eine, ein)
- Formal and informal structures (Sie,du)
- Possessive singular (mein, meine)
- Accusative case (den, die, das)
- Personal pronouns (ich, du, er/sie/es etc)
- accusative case (Ich esse einen Kuchen)
- Affirmative, negative and interrogative sentences
- Word order
- Separable verbs (Ich kaufe ein.)
Meet the Tutor
Boris Born teaches German at all levels. He graduated with an MA in German and Philosophical Studies in 1983 and has been teaching German since 1993. He works at City University in the undergraduate and evening programmes. He also prepares German native speakers for their A-levels at a German school in Islington. At Westminster University, he does translation and proofreading for Modleb.
Need to Know
- 13:05 - 13:55
- Full £201 / Conc. £151
- Mondays and Thursdays
- Bishopsgate Institute
- Boris Born
- Max Students
- No. of Sessions
- Course Code
- No session
- Monday 17 and Thursday 20 February