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Wed 22 Apr, Mon 27 Apr, ... Wed 10 Jun 2020
14:00 - 16:00

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: German Basic 1
Beginners£

Wed 22 Apr, Mon 27 Apr, ... Wed 10 Jun 2020

Description

Course will be delivered online.

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At a basic level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

For absolute beginners (ab initio learners) or for those with very little knowledge of the language

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 22 Apr   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
2 Mon 27 Apr   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
3 Wed 29 Apr   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
4 Mon 4 May   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
5 Wed 6 May   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
6 Mon 11 May   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
7 Wed 13 May   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
8 Mon 18 May   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
9 Wed 20 May   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
10 Wed 27 May   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
11 Fri 29 May   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
12 Mon 1 Jun   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
13 Wed 3 Jun   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
14 Mon 8 Jun   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
15 Wed 10 Jun   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
Topics covered

The course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • To be able to say hello, to present oneself
  • To be able to say which language(s) one speaks
  • What one does for work
  • To be able to talk about one's family
  • To be able to say where one lives
  • To talk about preferences, interests, sport, hobbies, weekend activities
  • To be able to order a drink/snack.
  • To be able to ask directions
  • To be able to make an appointment over the phone
  • To speak of one's plans for the future
Objectives

By the end of the course students will be able to:

  • To provide a basic knowledge of German language and culture.
  • To understand and to be able to use grammatical structures and vocabulary.
  • To strengthen a positive and confident attitude towards language learning
  • To be able to understand and exchange general information in the target language on a range of everyday issues at a basic level.
Aims
  • To develop a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To establish the learner as a fairly confident language user in a range of every-day predictable situations;
  • To introduce students to the cultural background of Germany (and Austria) within the context of language teaching.
Format

Presentations, practicals and online learning

System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £200 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £200 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Duration

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning

Frequency

Three times per year (subject to demand)

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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