German Elementary 1 - Online (A2) WEA Sydney

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This course is a continuation from German Beginners Consolidation and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 100 hours of German required. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course aims to build higher level comprehension and communication skills in intermediate German and a review of cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of higher level language principles.


  • Online


  • Studio (21) A2 Das Deutschbuch (Cornelsen: 2015), ISBN: 9783065205740

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 Sydney cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. Language courses will be confirmed or cancelled at least 7 days prior to their starting date.


Unit 1

  • Living and learning in Europe
  • Talking about languages, biographies and giving reasons
  • English words in the German language
  • Migration for work purposes
  • Word order in sub-clauses
  • Comparative and Superlative

Unit 2

  • Family Histories
  • Talking about family and celebrations
  • Describing photos and people
  • Expressing the own opinion
  • Reading and writing a short news paper article
  • Writing short invitations
  • Adjectives in the Dative case
  • Possessive articles in the Dative case
  • The Genitive

Unit 3

  • Travelling
  • Talking about travelling
  • Planning and booking travel
  • Timetables of public transport
  • Modal verbs
  • Pronunciation of the s and z sounds


By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  2. Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  3. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.


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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