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Mon 4 May, Thu 7 May, ... Thu 25 Jun 2020
10:30 - 12:30

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: German Basic 2
Prerequisites£

Mon 4 May, Thu 7 May, ... Thu 25 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.

More detailed information is available at http://www.langcen.cam.ac.uk/lc/culp

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

This course is appropriate for students who already possess a little knowledge of the German language.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 4 May   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
2 Thu 7 May   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
3 Mon 11 May   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
4 Thu 14 May   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
5 Mon 18 May   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
6 Thu 21 May   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
7 Thu 28 May   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
8 Mon 1 Jun   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
9 Thu 4 Jun   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
10 Mon 8 Jun   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
11 Thu 11 Jun   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
12 Mon 15 Jun   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
13 Thu 18 Jun   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
14 Mon 22 Jun   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
15 Thu 25 Jun   10:30 - 12:30 10:30 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Nikola Baumgarten
Topics covered

The course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • Greetings
  • Introducing yourself
  • Saying which languages you speak
  • Talking about your occupation
  • Saying where and when you were born
  • Talking about your family
  • Where you live
  • Your accommodation
  • Saying who you live with
  • Your hobbies/Interests
  • Talking about your weekend
  • Your daily routine
  • Going out for a meal
  • Directions
  • Work/Study
  • Talking about the past
  • Health; buying and cooking food
  • Planning a holiday; traveling
Objectives
  • 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 as well as more detailed information in the target language on a range of everyday issues at a basic level.
Aims
  • To be able to greet other people, informally and formally
  • To be able to say which language(s) you speak, what your occupation is, including details of your subjects of study
  • To be able to say where you live
  • To be able to speak about your hobbies
  • To be able to make a restaurant booking, read the menu
  • To be able to ask for and to give directions
  • To be able to talk about the subject(s) you are studying
  • To be able to talk about your past
  • To be able to make an appointment over the telephone
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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