Not for credit
Available course dates:
From: 20 April 2024 To: 06 July 2024
By studying German Level 1, you will be able to communicate in very basic everyday-life situations, including greetings, daily activities, finding your way, telling the time and date, making simple purchases, ordering a meal, etc., be able to understand very simple oral and written texts and ascertain specific information on simple topics, have developed an insight into German-speaking life, culture and society.
What does this course cover?
Topics may typically include:
- Living conditions and housing
- Health and fitness
- Festive occasions
- Fashion and clothes
- On the road
Functions may typically include:
- Describing a house, flat or room
- Giving advice
- Describing medical symptoms and conditions
- Complimenting someone
- Talking about the weather
- Asking for and giving recommendations
- Buying a train ticket
- Describing clothes
Grammar may typically include:
- Adverbs of time
- Ordinal numbers
- Accusative and dative cases: verbs
- The pronoun es
- Modal verbs: sollen (be supposed to) and dürfen (be allowed to)
What will I achieve?
When German Level 1 is complete, you will achieve the equivalent of A1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), entry level of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
*The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.