Course Summary

German Elementary 3 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 2. 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, 7th August - 8 classes


Session ID DLV76002C
7 Aug - 25 Sep 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$385 / $366 (conc)
Teacher
Vlad Terentyev

This course focuses on active competences, including speaking and writing, as well as passive skills like listening and reading. Students will be able to understand, communicate, and write proficiently on everyday topics, such as:

  • Jobs and Professions and talking about aspects of one’s working life
  • Daily routine and activities in a variety of social and cultural settings
  • Professional forms of introduction in business environments
  • Asking for directions and narrating past events from a holiday
  • Discuss and talk about statistics and charts of moderate complexity
  • Writing different texts such as postcards and reports

By the end of the course, students should have: 

  • An understanding of grammar and phrases so they can communicate and write about present and past events in an ordered fashion
  • A good idea of different forms of introductions in German culture and appropriate behaviours in different social contexts
  • A reasonably complex idea of German living and customs in the country
  • Mastered the dual-structured verb bracket in German
  • An understanding of the simple past forms of certain verbs
  • A deeper understanding of more complex sentence structures and modal verbs

German: Elementary 2, or equivalent.

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.

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

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

Last updated: June 14, 2024 04:35pm