German Beginners 3 - Online (A1)

This course is a continuation from German Beginners 2 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 40 hours of German required. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course aims to build general basic comprehension and communication skills in beginners German and an introduction to cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of basic language principles. Classes will consist of a minimum of 1.5 hours virtual class time, together with 30 minutes worth of work to be completed independently. You will be able to contact your tutor by email or phone to ask for guidance and feedback on this work. In addition tutors may set additional homework.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Online

TEXTBOOK

  • Studio 21 A1 Das Deutschbuch (Cornelsen: 2013), ISBN: 9783065205269

Supplier: Abbey's Language Book Centre Please note that textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. We therefore suggest you purchase your textbooks closer to the time of the course commencing.

COURSE OUTLINE

Unit 7

  • Professions and occupations
  • Describing daily routines and activities
  • Business cards
  • Modal verbs: must / mussen and can / konnen
  • Sentence structure
  • Possessive and negative articles in the accusative

Unit 8

  • Visiting Berlin
  • Asking for directions
  • Tourist attractions and an excursion through Berlin
  • Prepositions with dative or accusative
  • Model verb to want / wollen

Unit 9

  • Holidays in Germany
  • Talking about holidays in the past
  • Planning holidays
  • Describing an accident
  • Perfect tense
  • Regular and irregular verbs

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  2. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
  3. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
  4. Can demonstrate the skills, language and attitudes required for further study of German.

LANGUAGE CLASS TRANSFER POLICY

If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.

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