German Lower Intermediate Stage 2

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 125 Conc £42 Full £245 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Monday 19:30 - 20:45 11 MAC 06/01/2020 23/03/2020 LG2050

What will the course cover?

•Hobbies and sport •Gastronomy, going out, getting to know people •The media in the daily life •Urban life or fresh country air

Who is the course for?

•People who have studied the previous course (German Beginners ) and stage 1 of the German –Lower Intermediate course. •Anyone who has an equivalent knowledge of the language and culture •People who want to get a certificate in the German Language

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

•You are expected to manage the topics covered in the first year course (German Beginners) •You can join any time if you have some experience of speaking German or have had German lessons in the past. Essential information can be given to you to catch up.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

•Talk about hobbies and leisure: what you and others like /dislike doing and discuss modern times and hobbies including sport •Get to know about menus and eating out; how to order food and book a table •Read about different people- when, where, with whom they go out and tell about yourself. •Talk about getting to know people: how to meet, where to meet what to say. •Urban life versus country air: hear and read about people living in different environments. Speak about pros and cons. Plan a move or not. The media in the daily life: talk about the different media. Write e-mails, texts on the mobile. Make a complaint. •Learn to use the reflexive pronoun: myself , yourself etc.. Use the relative pronoun > the person , who…, the bag…., which etc A lot of vocabulary around food and technology

How is the course organised?

•Use of the course book, handouts, worksheets, realia where appropriate •Audio-and video clips; powerpoint presentations for complex grammar •Encouragement to speak as much as possible in the class and in the target language •Work in small groups and pairs •Development of the four skills: listening-speaking/ reading-writing

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

•Review and learn what has been done in class •Spend 15 minutes a day doing some kind of language practice: listen to a CD, watch clips online/TV; repeat, repeat vocabulary and phrases, verbs etc. •Do homework every time > it embeds new knowledge and helps to remember

How will my progress be assessed?

•Formative assessments: Questions &Answers/ dictation/ role play/ quizzes/ free writing/ free speaking •Summative assessment: either at the end of a topic or at the end of the term •Individual Learning Plans (ILP) monitor the set goals and progress and give an overall view of progress at the end of term

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

German Lower Intermediate stage 3

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

•The course book “Studio d” level A2 ( a learner’s CD is included) •Ringbinders •Notebook •Dictionary •Log book for vocabulary, verbs, grammar, phrases

What support is available?

•Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme. •The ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages •Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and /or disabilities. •Details are available in the guide book or from teaching/reception staff