Languages German Conversation

Mon 21 Sep to Mon 19 Oct 2020 (BLOCK 1) | Mon 2 Nov to Mon 7 Dec 2020 ( BLOCK 2) | 2.15-4.15pm | £67.50 (5 week) | Tutor Dorothea Williamson

Practice your German conversational skills discussing current affairs and German culture and traditions.

Suitable for those with an A-Level in German or an equivalent level of knowledge and experience.

What will the course or workshop cover and how will it be taught?

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.

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

Important Information

Please note there are no classes on the following dates:

26 to 30 October & 16 to 20 November 2020

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?

See above

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. 

Please note that this is a continuing course, with BLOCK 2 following BLOCK 1. Places on BLOCK 2 will be prioritised for those enrolling in BLOCK 1.

If you wish to enrol on this course for the first time in September, please contact the Brewery to be put in touch with the tutor to ensure this is the right level for you.

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