This course will take place online, for a reduced rate of Full £181 / Conc. £136
The course covers the four language 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 intermediate level students who have completed German Level 4: Module C, or equivalent. To benefit fully from this course, you should have knowledge roughly equivalent to 240 hours of tuition or GCSE level.
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 your computer/laptop.
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 5: Module B.
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 be able to:
- Manage everyday life situations in a German-speaking environment
- Read and listen to a variety of authentic resources
- Take part in discussions and express your views
- Discuss topical news items and react to current events
- Talk about a variety of general and specific topics
- Be able to give a presentation
- Understand grammar topics such as the verb tenses, adjective endings in the cases, word order, local and temporal prepositions
- Use a wider range of sentence structures and vocabulary.
Meet the Tutor
Katja Miarka teaches German at all levels and for different age groups. She holds an MA in Modern Foreign Languages and Education from Humboldt University, Berlin and is a qualified teacher (QTS). She currently teaches German at City University, London and other institutions across London.
- Sprachen lernen und Tipps geben
- Revision of irregular verbs in the Present Tense (gefallen, einladen, treffen, werden, nehmen…)
- Die Schulzeit – Schule, Zeugnisse und Noten
- The Perfect Tense/ The Preterite (sie hat gewonnen/ er ist geflogen; sie gewann/ er flog)
- The Modal Verbs sollen, wollen, dürfen, können, müssen, mögen
- Natur pur/ Natur als Lebensraum
- Prepositions with Dative and Accusative case
- Natur und Kunst
- Prepositional verbs (sich interessieren für, denken an, …)
- Straßen und Geschichte(n)
- Pronouns (ich, mich, mir, …)
- Straßen, die trennen - Die Geschichte Berlins
- The Passive voice
- Serien, Shows, Spielfilme – Fernsehen digital
- Sentence connectors/ conjunctions – recap word order
- Die Glücklichmacher – endlose Serien
- The Genitive case
End-of-term assessment/ feedback/ looking back
Need to Know
- 13:05 – 13:55
- Wednesdays & Fridays
- Bishopsgate Institute
- Katja Miarka
- Max Students
- No. of Sessions
- Course Code