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Learn German in a few short weeks with our Beginners Summer Intensive course. This concentrated course will teach you the entire syllabus of the German Beginners course in just 10 weeks during the summer term.
Learn German from scratch with this German course designed for complete beginners who want to quickly gain social communication skills to get by in Germany in daily life situations.
The German Beginners Summer Intensive course consists of two evening classes per week for a total of 10 weeks. In this time you will cover all three modules of the beginners course, giving you an excellent grasp on basic German in a short space of time.
Challenging but rewarding, the course is perfectly suited to those looking to develop a basic command of German.
All of our language short courses are taught by qualified native speakers and delivered at City, University of London’s main campus, in the heart of the capital.
This is an intensive course requiring regular attendance and homework commitments between lessons, as the content of three Modules are covered in one. Expect to be immersed in the German language even at this early stage with many speaking and group work activities. With the support of a tutor to facilitate learning in class and outside the class by electronic means, you will be able to engage in a mini conversation with German native speakers at the end of the course.
The German Beginners Summer Intensive short course is designed for complete beginners with no prior knowledge of the German language.
If you are not a complete beginner and have some prior knowledge of German, you may wish to join our German Lower Intermediate (Year 2) course or join Module Two or Module Three of the German Beginners (Year 1) course. You can check your level using our online guidelines.
Chapter 1-10 of the Willkommen course book will be covered.
The German Summer Intensive course is designed for complete beginners with no prior knowledge of German.
If you are not a complete beginner and have some prior knowledge, you may wish to join our German Lower Intermediate course or join Module Two or Module Three of the German Beginners course. You can check your level using our online guidelines.
You will need to respond to instructions and read course documents in English.
The emphasis in this course is on listening and speaking. The lessons focus on language that is required in authentic situations.
Classroom activities will include:
Listening to audio clips and watching videos are an important element in our lessons. More comprehensive grammar exercises and reading texts are generally set as homework.
All evaluation will take place in a relaxed and informal setting.
by Heiner Schenke and Paul Coggle
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton; 2 edition (27 April 2012)
Students are advised to purchase their own copy of the book, available at most major bookshops.
Simone Rauxloh holds an MA from the Freie Univerität Berlin in Art history, Archaeology and Philosophy and another MA in Psycholinguistics from Birkbeck College. Both her interests in teaching foreign languages and in visual cultures revolve around the communication of emotions.
Simone holds post-graduate diplomas in Law and Teaching. She has been working in adult education for several years and promotes a relaxed learning environment which she can tailor to the needs of her students and from which students take home not just perfect grammar, but the feeling for another culture.