German - Intermediate (Level 4 and 5)

German - Intermediate (Level 4 and 5)

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German - Intermediate (Level 4 and 5) - 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.

The German – Intermediate course further develops the skills learnt in the German – Beginners course. This course is suitable for students who understand basic to intermediate grammar, including understanding how to use present perfect, accusative case, modular verbs and splitverbs.

In this course, you will learn how to communicate and interpret German texts using intermediate to advanced grammar skills, the dative and genitive case and all major tenses. There will be a variety of written and oral exercises as well as role-playing using everyday situations as examples.

By the end of the course, you will have learnt about different German festivities and culture, how to actively communicate with reasoning, how to describe and locate everyday objects as well as express and react to emotions.

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

In this course you will learn:

  • Introducing German festivities and culture
  • City living vs. country living
  • Expressing yourself in future tense with "sein" and "werden"
  • Learning how to actively communicate by giving reasons for why you are doing something/or not
  • Describe the location of items in an apartment or which items you would like to have
  • Pros and cons of different modes of transport
  • Understanding German media
  • How to justify your opinion
  • How to apply German eticate rules, rules of courtesy
  • How to express emotions and react to emotions
  • Inventers and inventions

Some of the topics covered in the course include:

  • Practising the use of present perfect and simple past
  • Introducing the future tense
  • Introducing the past perfect tense ("Plusquamperfekt")
  • Practising the dative case and revising the accusative case
  • Introducing the genitive case
  • Introducing accusative and dative pronouns and possessive article
  • Introducing sentences with "und/aber"
  • Introducing sentences with "weil", "wenn", "den", "dass", "als", "waehrend"
  • Adjective endings in the accusative and dative case
  • Practising correct grammar of sentences and questions
  • Revision of all previous learned content

Course Outcome

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Read and interpret intermediate texts which have been written in the past and in the future
  • Construct sentences with intermediate German grammar, utilising subordinate clauses like "aber", "und", "als", "denn", "weil", "dass"
  • Conjugate sentences using all main tenses and being familiar with main tenses

What to bring

Please bring a:

  • Pen and pad
  • German - English Dictionary
  • Comprehensive course notes provided

Prerequisite

Students need to have completed an Introductory Course and 1 or 2 German - Beginner courses or have an intermediate knowledge of the language, e.g. a good understanding learned through travel or family

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!