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German - Beginners

$245 Limited inc GST
German - Beginners

<p><h3> German – Beginners – Sydney Course</h3></p><p><h4>Course Description</h4> </p><p>German – Beginners courses assume that you have completed a one term introductory course, or have a basic

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German – Beginners – Sydney Course

Course Description

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.

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.

Delivery Mode

  • This course is classroom-based. There will be group activities and discussion. Parts of the class will be conducted in German.