German for Beginners

Ref: C3671626

This course will cover: First contacts; greeting, numbers, alphabet, verb endings. Saying how you are, talking about personal details and personal pronouns. Work and study, towns, cities, jobs and professions, gender and articles. Family and leisure time, likes and dislikes, accusative case. Shopping and eating, possessive adjectives.

Course aim

To introduce students to German or improve basic knowledge.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Greet people, tell them where you come from and where you live.
  • Basic communication in German.
  • Name places in town, write post cards in German.
  • Family relationships, leisure pursuits.
  • Asking the way, ordering food and drinks, shopping: asking, giving prices.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

German for Beginners Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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