Autumn 16 Sept – 9 Dec | Spring 13 Jan – 23 Mar | Summer 20 Apr – 18 May | 2.30-4.30pm | Tutor Dorothea Williamson | Autumn £126 (10 weeks) | Spring £126 (10 weeks) | Summer £63 (5 weeks)
This course focuses on conversational German. We will revise and expand aspects of grammar and vocabulary but the emphasis is on speaking. We will use texts from the internet, newspapers, magazines as well as literature and music.
Suitable for those with an A-Level in German or an equivalent level of knowledge and experience.
Please note there are no classes on the following dates:
Autumn term: 7 October, 14 October, 11 November. A class will run on Mon 21 October. Spring term: 17 to 21 February
What will the course or workshop cover and how will it be taught?
During the course you will learn to:
- Talk about past, present and future events
- express your opinion and feelings
- discuss various topics related to current affairs and culture
- give reasons and appropriate responses
- reflect on customs and traditions in German-speaking countries and compare with other countries
- read complex articles from the media
- write texts such as summaries, stories and reports etc
- listen to conversations on radio or course book clips
What do I need to bring with me?
We use Schritte International 6 from the Hueber Verlag, costs approx. £14 online.
Are there any additional costs?
About the tutor
Dorothea is from Stuttgart in Germany. She taught in Germany in secondary education and since 1990 in adult education in the UK. She enjoys working with groups and creating a supportive, friendly and fun atmosphere. Understanding culture and traditions and discussing current affairs is a particular interest.
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