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Provided by: Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication


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German: Beginner Intensive
Beginners


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
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

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Theme
German

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