Course Summary

This is a 22-hour beginners’ course ideal for people who want a basic introduction to the language and culture and who would like to communicate with friends, family members, colleagues and people in the community.

Course Sessions

Friday, 27th July - 11 classes

Session ID DLAC0706C
27 Jul - 19 Oct 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Catrin Weber

No class on Sep.28 & Oct.5, 2018

This course covers the following topics:

  • greetings and introductions
  • the German alphabet
  • numbers 1-1000
  • nationality, profession, civil state
  • interests, hobbies
  • household furniture and appliances and faults
  • food and drinks
  • shopping

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • introduce yourself and others;
  • spell your names;
  • engage in simple conversations and exchange personal information about nationality and profession;
  • count up to 1,000 and add up sums of money;
  • use simple German to talk about interests and hobbies;
  • order drinks and foods in a cafe or restaurant;
  • shop for furniture and appliances; indicate faults;
  • have an understanding and appreciation of the values and customs of German-speaking communities;
  • read and write a short simple dialogue.


If you have had some previous exposure to the language, you need to contact CAE for a free 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 complete beginners.

Last updated: July 17, 2018 11:31am