Leisure and Hobbies

Beginners German

Course overview

Do you want to learn a new hobby? Have you ever visited Germany and wished you spoke the language? Then join our Beginners German course where you will gain an understanding on how to use basic German in the day-to-day environment.

The course is suitable for people with little or no previous knowledge of the language and will be classroom based but an informal, enjoyable, interactive setting to develop your language skills.

This course will be delivered by an experienced and enthusiastic tutor, who has lived and worked in Germany for over 4 year, and has a thorough knowledge of the country, its language and culture. The tutor has also acted as an Interpreter and Translator.

Please bring pen, paper, dictionary and verb book to the course.

Please note that all topics may not be covered in the course. The tutor on the relevant campus will look to cover more/less topics depending on the ability of the learners in the group and also try to incorporate anything that you as a learner would like to tackle.

Please note this course depends on minimum student numbers to run, we therefore do not recommend you purchase any equipment until the course is confirmed as going ahead. You will be refunded the course fee should this course be cancelled.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Course Modules

The following may be explored during the duration of the course:

- Greetings and Introducing yourself
- Numbers up to 10
- The German alphabet
- Simple pronunciation and sounds
- Introduction to masculine and feminine words
- Conjugation of verbs
- Talking about your jobs
- Asking where something is
- Telling the time and days of the week

Please note that all topics may not be covered in the course. The lecturer will look to cover more/less topics depending on the ability of the learners in the group.