This course will take place online, for the reduced rate of Full £181 / Conc. £136
The aim of this course is to help you continue to gain a basic knowledge of German and pursue further studies at a subsequent level. The course covers the four skills (speaking, reading, listening, and writing). 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?
To benefit fully from this course, you should have knowledge roughly equivalent to 20 hours of tuition.
Will I need any equipment or materials?
This course will be held via Zoom. You need a computer/laptop or mobile phone to access the Zoom website, and a reliable internet connection. For further information on how to join a Zoom meeting, you can watch the joining video here.
Please bring a pen and paper for making notes, or use a digital equivalent.
The tutor may ask you to purchase a textbook costing approximately £20.
Are there any 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 C.
Will I be assessed?
There is no formal assessment for courses at Bishopsgate Institute. However, to monitor your learning and progress, tutors will assess your participation in classroom activities.
You will learn
By the end of this course, you will have covered:
- Booking a hotel room
- Talking about your daily routine
- Talking about duties at work/ home
- Making arrangements to meet
- Saying what you can do in your town
- Recent and past events
- Housing, town vs. countryside.
You will also have covered the following grammatical structures:
- Some comparative (gern/lieber)
- Word order
- Separable verbs
- Modal verbs, prepositions with accusative and dative case
- Perfect tense (regular and irregular), perfect tense with “sein” + “haben”
- More prepositions with case
- Comparative and superlative
- Adjective endings.
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.
Need to Know
- 13:05 – 13:55
- Tuesdays & Thursdays
- Bishopsgate Institute
- Boris Born
- Max Students
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