GERMAN in Portsmouth
8-week German Beginner 1 Course
German Beginner Course at John Pounds Centre
Whether you are interested in learning German for travelling, working abroad or simply give your brain a boost, we will teach you the basic structures and vocabulary of the target language in order to understand simple daily situations.
Learning another language means to explore other cultures and knowing a different style of communication.
We make learning an exciting and engaging experience with effective ways to develop your language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. The lessons are focused on communication and cultural aspects.
Our beginner courses are delivered in three modules and are run in progressive levels throughout the year from September to June:
- Beginner 1
- Beginner 2
- Beginner 3
All our courses take place in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere.
Beginner 1 course overview
This course is an introduction to the German language and it is perfectly suited to those looking to get a grasp of the basic rules of the language.
It consists of one evening class a week of 2 hours (with a break of 10 minutes), for a total of 8 weeks which is ideal for those with various commitments or working full-time.
You will learn the alphabet and sounds, numbers, how to introduce yourself, countries and nationalities, professions and place of work, family members and ordering drink and food alongside basic structure of the target language.
Classroom activities will include:
- Pair and group work
- Work on pronunciation and intonation
- Listening to audio clips
- Grammar in context
We provide handouts to work on during the course. We also work with a coursebook that we lend to each student for the duration of the course. A deposit towards the book will be required and it will be returned at the end of the course.
You will need to bring a notepad and pen.
A small German-English/English-German dictionary would be very useful.
All our language courses are taught by qualified native or non-native speakers with broad teaching experienceand a passion to teach their language and culture.
Our courses are taught at progressive levels. If you have no prior knowledge you must start at Beginner 1 in the autumn (normally held in September/October).
If you wish to join Beginner 2 course (in January), you must have completed Beginner 1 or be familiar with the content taught in Beginner 1.
If you wish to enrol on Beginner 3 course (in April/May), you must have completed both Beginner 1 and Beginner 2 or be familiar with the content taught in these two modules.
No qualification is issued at the end of the course, but if require, you will be awarded a certificate of attendance on completion of the course. You must attend at least 70 per cent of the course to be eligible for the certificate.
16-hour course over 8 weeks.
2-hour lesson each week.
Start Date: Monday 12th October 2020
End Date: Monday 7th December 2020
Class Times: 18:30 - 20:30
Venue: John Pounds Centre - Portsmouth
Social distancing and hygiene.
No lessons during Half Term.
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TOTAL COST £155
No Enrolment Fees
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