German Beginners 1 (A1/1)
Seminar, 5.00 ECTS
The truth is: nobody can speak a language without having learned it. The course “Beginner 1” is the beginning of your linguistic success story – and very popular:). It takes place two times a week and integrates the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing and emphasize oral communication and listening comprehension in a culturally authentic context.
You will learn to greet people, name jobs, talk about your origin (where from? where to?), to count, to tell people your address and phone numbers, how to invite guests, to express your general opinion, to order in a bar or restaurant, to find your way around in a department store, to inform yourself, to name groceries, to give advice and ask favours, to apologise, and much more.
Grammar: Verbs in the present tense, wh-questions and yes/no questions, articles, accusative, dative, personal pronouns in the accusative and dative.
Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools
Schritte plus neu Österreich 1: course book + book of exercises + 1 Audio CD: ISBN 978-3-19-101080-5, € 17,-
Mode of delivery
Communicative Teaching using all 4 competences (writing, reading, listening, speaking).
Assessment methods and criteria
Information to be provided by instructor at beginning of the course.