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?
For beginner level students who have completed German Level 1: Module A, or equivalent.
Do I need any previous skills or knowledge?
To benefit fully from this course, you should have knowledge roughly equivalent to 20 hours of tuition.
Are there follow-up 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.
You will learn
- How to describe a place
- Talk about past events (weekend, holidays…)
- Talk about daily routine
- Talk about working hours
- Book a hotel room
- Discuss pros and cons of a topic
- Talk about an event in the past
- Housing; town vs. countryside.
The following grammatical structures:
- Modal verbs (können, möchten, etc)
- Prepositions with accusative and dative (in/auf/unter etc)
- The comparative and superlative (gut/ besser/am besten)
- More prepositions (aus, nach etc.)
- Introduction of the perfect tense with ‘haben’ and ‘sein’ plus past participle (Ich habe gespielt/Ich bin gegangen)
- Comparative and superlative.
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
- 12:05 - 12:55
- Full £201 / Conc. £151
- Mondays and Thursdays
- Bishopsgate Institute
- Boris Born
- Max Students
- No. of Sessions
- Course Code
- A textbook costing approximately £20
- No Session
- Monday 17 and Thursday 20 February