Course Summary

German Elementary 2 is a continuation course focusing on the deepening of basic grammatical knowledge and meaning-making skills (speaking, writing, reading, and listening) students have acquired previously. The course provides with a communicative approach the next level towards a more complex understanding of German language and culture. The course suits learners who have studied German before and who would like to become more competent in the language and gain more detailed insights into the culture and customs of German-speaking countries.

Course Sessions

Wednesday, 17th January - 9 classes


Session ID DLV75801C
17 Jan - 14 Mar 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Judy Hajdu

This 18-hour course focuses on active competences such as speaking and writing and passive abilities like listening and speaking so that students will be able to understand detailed aspects of and communicate and write competently on everyday topics, such as: 

  • Descriptions of dwellings and forms of living
  • Objects in one’s living worlds and house environment
  • Talk about and write in a basic form about daily routine and schedules
  • Time and appointments and conversational culture in private and public contexts such as business or among friends
  • Presenting information about oneself in different forms such as in short spoken or written dialogues and the ability to listen to introductions for specific information
  • Discerning more intricate phrases and meaning units in written and spoken language
  • Conversational culture and conversational items in different social contexts

By the end of the course, students should have: 

  • A basic understanding of grammar and phrases so they can communicate and write about present tense aspects of their living worlds and present to others who they are
  • An idea of the German sentence and its basic order system including the concept of case and specific forms of location and destination and orientation
  • An initial context for German living and customs and how to navigate daily life activities in the country

German: Elementary 1, or equivalent (approx. 22 hours of study).

IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE PREVIOUS LEVEL AT CAE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.

N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

Pen and Paper,

Textbook: Studio 21: Das Deutschbuch (German-English; for English-speaking learners), Funk and Kuhn, Cornelsen, ISBN 978-3-06-520105-6, 2015.

CD and e-book version included. Access to online library of publisher and extra exercises as well as video library

Available from:

LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL, 15 Station Street, Kew East Vic 3102 ph:9857 0030.

***Cancelations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

Suitable for people who are intending to visit or work or do business in Germany; or those who simply wish to get a better understanding of the German language and German living.

Last updated: October 31, 2017 03:30pm