German Intermediate 4 (A2)

$258 Limited GST free / $232
German Intermediate 4 (A2)

This course is a continuation from German Intermediate 3 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 160 hours of German required.

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This course is a continuation from German Intermediate 3 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 160 hours of German required. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course aims to build mid-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.


TEXTBOOK

  • Studio (21) A2 'Das Deutschbuch', H. Funk and C. Kuhn, Cornelsen, 2015, Units 10-12.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Unit 10
    • Celebrations, public holidays and presents
    • Talking about celebrations, symbols and presents
    • Customs in Germany and other countries
    • Prepositions and verbs with the dative case
    • Verbs with accusative and dative case
    • Conditional sentences with when / wenn
  • Unit 11
    • With all senses
    • Talking about the senses and emotions
    • Expressing emotions and reacting to emotions, exclamations
    • Talking about a movie and actors
    • Prepositions with dative or accusative case
    • The genitive case
    • Relative clauses: in, with + dative case
  • Unit 12
    • Inventions and inventors
    • Describing products and inventions
    • Expressing a purpose
    • Subclauses with in order to and so that / um zu, damit
    • The passive voice


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
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.


IMPORTANT: 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.


TEXTBOOK SUPPLIER
Abbey’s Language Book Centre, 131 York Street Sydney, Ph: 9267 1397 | www.languagebooks.com.au


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.