Intermediate German term 3

Ref: C3672230

To build on existing German skills in speaking, listening, reading & writing. To converse confidently & spontaneously with German native speakers in realistic tourist situations using authentic materials. Resources include internet, language games, German leaflets & audio. Topics include German cities & tourist attractions, German celebrations & traditions, German schools, Cinema & German film & your town & its facilities. Meet new friends & enjoy conversing in German in a relaxed atmosphere.

Course aim

To consolidate & refresh German knowledge & gain insight into German culture. Extend language skills by increasing vocabulary & learning grammar to enhance spontaneous communication. Immersion in the German language Have fun!

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers
  • Level taught in class is GCSE level. Ideal for people who have lived or worked in Germany. Have German relatives or who travel to Germany on holiday. Some knowledge of German required

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

  • Research German cities & attractions
  • Discuss German traditions & festivals
  • Talking about the cinema & a German film
  • Describing your town & its facilities.
  • Identify different types of German schools & compare schools in Germany to schools in England

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

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
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress
  • oral & written feedback

What else do I need to know?

  • Collins German paperback dictionary AQA GCSE German higher student book ISBN 9780 1983 65877 CDs available also to buy to use with the book

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
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next
  • Intermediate German term 3

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Intermediate German term 3 Course Outline

Conditions

You can 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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