Improvers Holiday German

Ref: C3671680

To be able to communicate in the German language whilst visiting German speaking countries. Learn about German cities & attractions. Topics include socialsing with German native speakers, booking trips, shopping, eating out, German customs & traditions. To be immersed in the German language in a fun relaxed atmosphere & meet new friends.

Course aim

To enable the learner to communicate more effectively & confidently in the German language in realistic tourist situations. To refresh existing skills, learn new vocabulary & new grammar concepts. Have fun conversing in German using language games & authentic resources. Gain an insight into German culture.

Who is the course for?

Basic German language skills would be advantageous.

What topics will this course cover

Topics include learning about German cities & attractions, eating out, booking trips, shopping & German customs & festivals.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

1. Discuss German cities & attractions. 2. Order food & drink in a restaurant. 3. Book an excursion from authentic leaflets. 4.Find your way around a German department & make purchases. 5.Talk about German customs & celebrations.

How will I know I'm making progress?

Verbal feedback e.g pronunciation Individual, peer & group assessment Online assessments Quizzes Language grammar games help reinforce grammar concepts so show students' progress Mark homework with positive & constructive feedback

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Collins German paperback dictionary AQA gcse higher student book ISBN 9780 198365877 & cds available

Reading and information sources


What could the course lead to?

Intermediate Holiday German starting 19th Septemer 2017

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Improvers Holiday German Course Outline

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