German level 1 (for non-Dutch speakers)

Level: Beginner (0/A2)

Taught in Utrecht, this German course for non-native speakers of Dutch will improve your pronunciation, reading, listening, writing, speaking, and grammatical skills. The trainer will explain everything in English.

€ 195,00

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Starting from 9 September 2021

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About the course

You will practise, among others, your pronunciation, reading, speaking and grammatical skills. Depending on the activity, you will work on these skills in pairs, in groups or individually.

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Learning goals

  • This German level 1 (for non-Dutch speakers) is aimed to those who wish to achieve level A1 in a short period of time.
  • Would you like to know your current language level? Try our free language level test.
  • Upon completing the course you will be able to hold very simple, small conversations in German, read and understand easy texts and communicate about general things.
  • After this course you will be able to continue with German level 2.

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Method

  • The trainer will deal with grammar and learning material in a group setting and will start each lesson with a discussion of the homework or a review of the material from previous chapters.
  • During the classes, you will work on listening comprehension, and an important part of the class consists of speaking practice in pairs or in small groups followed by class feedback.
  • You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.

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Time Investment

This German level 1 (for non-Dutch speakers) course consists of 9 sessions at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is 2 to 3 hours a week.

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Practical

  • The language of instruction is as much German as possible. Participants can ask questions in German or English.
  • You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.
  • Participants are expected to actively participate during the classes, do exercises at home and frequently revisit covered material at home. Sometimes you will be given a writing assignment. You will receive a certificate if you attend 8 out of 9 sessions.
  • If you work or study at Utrecht University you will receive a 15% discount. Please register with your UU email address. Your registration will then be processed automatically.

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Schedule

  • Starting date: 9 September 2021 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Thursday9 September 202120:1521:45
    Thursday16 September 202120:1521:45
    Thursday23 September 202120:1521:45
    Thursday30 September 202120:1521:45
    Thursday7 October 202120:1521:45
    Thursday14 October 202120:1521:45
    Thursday21 October 202120:1521:45
    Thursday28 October 202120:1521:45
    Thursday4 November 202120:1521:45

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  • Starting date: 9 September 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Thursday9 September 202120:1521:45
    Thursday16 September 202120:1521:45
    Thursday23 September 202120:1521:45
    Thursday30 September 202120:1521:45
    Thursday7 October 202120:1521:45
    Thursday14 October 202120:1521:45
    Thursday21 October 202120:1521:45
    Thursday28 October 202120:1521:45
    Thursday4 November 202120:1521:45

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