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German Advanced Revision 5 (B2)

$252 Limited GST free / $¤,227
German Advanced Revision 5 (B2)

This course is for students who need to communicate with some fluency in German. Students will have the opportunity to focus on specific skills, such as extending vocabulary in given areas, improving

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This course is for students who need to communicate with some fluency in German. Students will have the opportunity to focus on specific skills, such as extending vocabulary in given areas, improving written language, and developing a better understanding of specific cultural and social issues. It is suitable for students who have completed at least the advanced level B1 or about 250 hours of previous German lessons.


TEXT: Studio d B2/2 Die Mittelstufe, Ch. Kuhn, B. Winzer-Kiontke, U. Wuerz, Cornelsen, Units 1-2.


CLASS PLAN
Nine Sessions that aim to build advanced comprehension and communication skills in German.


CONTENT
Conversational German and an introduction to cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of higher level language principles.


Topics (as related to textbook)

  • Unit 1
    • Extreme behaviour, extreme jobs
    • Talking about unusual events and people
    • Working and analysing newspaper articles
  • Unit 2
    • Nature and technique
    • Nature as model for innovations and inventions
    • Fascination car
    • Understand and comment technical texts

Grammar (as covered in textbook topics)

  • Unit 1
    • The historical present tense in texts
    • Subjunctive in comparisons with als ob, als wenn
  • Unit 2
    • Prepositions dank and wegen+ genitive case
    • Passive forms


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

  1. Communicate in fluent German.
  2. Increase the skills, vocabulary and study attitude required for continued study of German.
  3. Have a more detailed understanding of the German society and culture.


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.