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German: Improvers

Monday 29 October 2018
10:00 - 12:00
56 Hours / 28 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

Fee information. Click here for eligibility details (opens in a new window).

£294.00 Half fee available. Course symbols: CL

Course description

Expand your knowledge of essential vocabulary, take part in straightforward conversations and understand written information while further developing listening and writing skills. CL

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge is necessary.

What you will learn

Everyday topics which are suitable for beginners. Students will develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as learn vocabulary so that they can begin to deal with a variety of situations encountered while in Germany or when meeting a German speaker. Topics will include: Numbers, greetings, personal information, directions, food, telling the time, days of the week, months, public transport, asking for help, talking about the past and the future, expressing likes and dislikes, family, asking questions, hobbies, going to the doctor and many more.

How you will learn on this course

The course employs interactive teaching and learning methods such as partner work, using multi-media resources, role-play, speaking and listening activities, grammar workshops, language games, and revision activities.

How you will be assessed on this course

1. Greet people 2. Give information about yourself 3. Say how you are 4. Ask how others are 5. Ask for help 6. Ask for directions 7. Follow basic directions 8. Recognise how to pronounce German words 9. Know the German alphabet 10. Spell words and phrases. 11. Recognise numbers to 100 12. Use numbers to 100 13. Order food and drink in a restaurant 14. Talk about your likes and dislikes 15. Talk about your hobbies and interests 16. Recognise a limited number of German phrases 17. Form the present perfect tense 18. Form the future tense 19. Know some German word endings 20. Make an appointment with a doctor 21. Know the days of the week 22. Know the months of the year 23. Know colours 24. Know frequently used adjectives 25. Talk about family members

Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)

Not applicable to this course.

What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time

Please expect up to one hour additional study per week.

What you need for your course

The course follows a very affordable course book. Relevant text book pages and other support materials will be handed out during each session. Further information will be given at the start of the course.

What you need to bring to the first class

1. Some lined paper. 2. A pen. 3. A German dictionary.

What you can do next

Enrol on the College’s follow-on course.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.

Venue information

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking