1.01 German Language and Culture - Semi-Intensive German Language Beginner A1
Course type: Language course
Contact hours: 72 (6 per day)
Course days: see class schedule
ECTS credits: 5
Course fee: € 1,300
This course is designed for the beginner student with no previous knowledge of German.
This course focuses on encounters with various written, spoken and audio-visual texts and exchanges with other course participants. You will develop basic competencies in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and an understanding of German culture while being enabled to learn reflectively and strategically. The course addresses cultural, political, and historical aspects of the city of Berlin and the German-speaking countries, which you will analyze and compare with your own background and experiences. At the end of the course, you will be able to
- deal with a range of everyday situations (in a German-speaking environment) and engage in simple conversations.
- use reading strategies to understand the main features of short newspaper articles and literary texts.
- write short texts and revise and correct them independently.
- understand the main features of conversations and lectures dealing with familiar topics.