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Mon 16 Jun, Tue 17 Jun, ... Thu 26 Jun 2014
10:00 - 12:00

Venue: Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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German: Beginner Intensive
Beginners

Mon 16 Jun, Tue 17 Jun, ... Thu 26 Jun 2014

Description

Introductory course to German. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of German. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

Target audience
  • Postgraduates in Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Materials Science, Computer Laboratory and Chemistry, Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Judge Business School.
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 9

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 16 Jun 2014 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Kasia Lanucha
2 Tue 17 Jun 2014 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Kasia Lanucha
3 Wed 18 Jun 2014 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Kasia Lanucha
4 Thu 19 Jun 2014 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Kasia Lanucha
5 Fri 20 Jun 2014 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Kasia Lanucha
6 Mon 23 Jun 2014 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Kasia Lanucha
7 Tue 24 Jun 2014 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Kasia Lanucha
8 Wed 25 Jun 2014 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Kasia Lanucha
9 Thu 26 Jun 2014 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Kasia Lanucha
Topics covered
  • Alphabet
  • Use of Questions
  • Word order
  • Definite and indefinite articles, plurals, negation of nouns
  • Present tense and past of 'haben' and 'sein', separable verbs
  • Cardinal and ordinal numbers, some prepositions
  • Modal verbs
Aims

To be able to:

  • Meet and greet people, introduce yourself (name, age, job, nationality, domicile)
  • Describe a room and its equipment
  • Talk about languages and countries
  • Describe a house/flat
  • Tell the time, make and cancel appointments
  • Talk about professions
  • Talk about food (shopping for food, likes and dislikes)
Format

Class work and individual study

Syllabus

Course syllabus is available

Duration

Nine sessions of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

Related courses
Theme
German

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