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Wed 23 Oct, Wed 30 Oct, ... Wed 11 Mar 2020
11:00 - 13:00

Venue: 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: German Basic 1
Beginners£

Wed 23 Oct, Wed 30 Oct, ... Wed 11 Mar 2020

Description

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 23 Oct   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
2 Wed 30 Oct   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
3 Wed 6 Nov   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
4 Wed 13 Nov   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
5 Wed 20 Nov   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
6 Wed 27 Nov   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
7 Wed 4 Dec   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
8 Wed 22 Jan 2020   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
9 Wed 29 Jan 2020   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
10 Wed 5 Feb 2020   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
11 Wed 12 Feb 2020   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
12 Wed 19 Feb 2020   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
13 Wed 26 Feb 2020   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
14 Wed 4 Mar 2020   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
15 Wed 11 Mar 2020   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Nikola Baumgarten
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: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 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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