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Where will this course lead?

Having never studied your chosen language before, you will have very little or no knowledge of the language. During the course, you will learn how to introduce yourself, how to make simple enquiries and familiar everyday words and expressions.

What will I study?

This is a course for complete beginners covering basic topics for everyday situations like ordering food and drink, and asking for directions. This is a very interactive course encouraging the students to speak but also teaching basic grammar. Please note that we will try to cover all these topics but this will depend on the learning ability and needs of the learner group.

Term 1 - September to October

  1. Personal information: greetings; introducing yourself in social situations; saying where you are from and what you are doing
  2. Personal information: introducing someone ; numbers 1-100; sentence structure and verb endings
  3. Food and Drink: ordering a drink; offering someone a drink; different types of food
  4. Food and Drink: ordering a meal; different type of verbs
  5. Food and Drink: reading menus
  6. Food and Drink: reading menus and booking a table
  7. Revision of personal information and Food and Drink

Term 2 - January to March

  1. Personal information: introducing yourself in social situations; saying where you are from and what you are doing; numbers 1-100; sentence structure and verb endings
  2. Directions: enquiring about places: understanding simple directions; asking for help with understanding
  3. Directions: enquiring about places: understanding more complicated directions; asking for help with understanding
  4. Time: learning to ask and give the time
  5. Time: learning to ask and give the time; daily routine
  6. Booking a room: checking in at reception; asking for a hotel room; the alphabet
  7. Booking a room ahead; enquiring about facilities
  8. Revision: Directions, time and booking a room

Term 3 - April to June

  1. Personal information: introducing yourself in social situations; saying where you are from and what you are doing; numbers 1-100; sentence structure and verb endings
  2. Directions: asking for and giving directions
  3. Food and Drink reading a menu; ordering a meal; finishing a meal; Past tense
  4. Booking a room or holiday apartment; the alphabet
  5. Travel: asking about public transport, telling the time
  6. Travel: asking about arrival and departure times; buying a ticket
  7. Talking about your daily routine and your holidays using the present and past tense
  8. Revision: personal information, directions, booking a room and Food and Drink

How will this course be delivered?

A two-hour lesson each week for the duration of the course.

How will I be assessed?

This course is for personal development and is informally assessed by the tutor with self-assessment and evaluation by the student.

How do I get a place on the course?

Contact the Enrolment team on 01789 266245 or email: hello@stratford.ac.uk

What can I do after this course?

Progress to higher levels of German Language.

Location

Stratford-upon-Avon College

Start Date

18/09/2019

Day

Wednesday

Time

16:15-18:15

Course Fee

£110

Course Code

OLSBA122SCPA

Study Mode

Part Time

Location

Stratford-upon-Avon College

Start Date

15/01/2020

Day

Wednesday

Time

16:15-18:15

Course Fee

£110

Course Code

OLSBC122SCPW

Study Mode

Part Time