Course Summary

German Elementary 2 is a continuation course that focuses on building on the basic grammatical knowledge and key language skills (speaking, writing, reading, and listening) that students acquired in German Elementary 1. The course’s concentration on communication skills allows the students to gain a more complex understanding of German language and culture. The course suits learners who have studied German before, who would like to improve their competence in the language and gain more detailed insights into the culture and customs of German-speaking countries.

Course Sessions

Wednesday, 25th September - 9 classes


Session ID DLV75812C
25 Sep - 20 Nov 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Bianca Rapp

Monday, 21st October - 9 classes


Session ID DLV75813C
21 Oct - 16 Dec 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Luigi Gussago

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, communicate and write competently on everyday topics, such as: 

  • The home and different ways of life
  • Objects ine the home enviroment 
  • Daily routines and schedules
  • Time and appointments
  • The art of conversation in private and public contexts such as in business or among friends
  • Presenting information about oneself in different ways such as in short spoken or written dialogues and the ability to listen to introductions for specific information
  • Discerning more intricate phrases and meaning in written and spoken language

By the end of the course, students should have: 

  • A basic understanding of grammar and phrases so they can communicate and write about aspects of their lives in the present tense and present themselves to others
  • An understanding of German sentence structure, its basic order system, the concept of case and specific forms of location and destination and orientation
  • A basic understanding of German life 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

Available with companion website access from Georgetown University Press. Companion website access can be purchased by itself.

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

Suitable for people who intend to visit, work or do business in Germany; or those who simply wish to gain a better understanding of the German language and German life.

Last updated: August 22, 2019 05:00pm