German - Beginners (Levels 2 and 3)

German - Beginners (Levels 2 and 3)

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German - Beginners - Sydney Course

We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.

  • Please see scheduled class for delivery format.
  • Online classes delivered via livestream video over Zoom.

German - Beginners courses assume that you have completed a one term introductory course, or have a basic knowledge of the language either through travel or contact with family. This course is intended for students with some basic skills in the German language. You will learn how to communicate in everyday situations through written and oral exercises, role-playing and multimedia.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

Topics include:

  • Reading restaurant menus
  • Rental apartment advertisements etc.
  • Describing activities on a typical day
  • Weather
  • Time, day, month
  • Everyday life in a city e.g. transport, where to go, what to do etc.
  • Expressing illness
  • Introducing modular verbs and split verbs
  • Conjugation of most common regular and irregular verbs
  • Familiarisation with the four German grammar forms, including the accusative
  • German culture and language

Additional Information

Topics also include Grammar:

  • The use of split verbs
  • Basic questions and statements – including questions with question words and yes/no questions
  • Verb endings (conjugation) of regular and some irregular verbs in the present tense
  • Modal verbs können, möchten and müssen
  • Understanding of more advanced German grammar
  • Negation
  • Imperative
  • Singular and plural
  • Separable verbs
  • First approach to the accusative grammar case

Course Outcome

On completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Describe activities both for a typical day and their ideal day, using split verbs and modular verbs
  • Construct present tense sentences and enjoy short dialogue with their class mates
  • Understand basic German grammar and read a basic text, conjugate a range of regular and irregular verbs mainly in the present tense.

What to Bring

  • You will need a pen and notebook.
  • Comprehensive course notes are provided.

Prerequisite: Desirable

  • Students need to have completed an introductory course, one term or have basic language skills.

Important Information

  • Parts of the class will be conducted in German.

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Delivery Mode

  • We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.
  • To check the delivery mode of the course you are interested in please view the class timetable.

Classroom based: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material face to face.

Classroom based learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students

Please note: Government COVID-19 regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Remote learning: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material via interactive livestream video classes online.

Remote learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Livestream video classes online
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students during livestream video sessions

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course testimonials:

  • Helen said: I’m really enjoying this course. It moves at a good pace and our tutor Hanno explains everything well. I’m looking forward to the next level.

  • Melissa said: Hanno does a great job with content and delivery.