Centre for Continuing Education

German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

German. Learn German with us.

If you want to learn to speak German, our German classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn German language and culture. Learn German the smart way with German courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

No prior knowledge is required. Ideal for preparing for travel or work commitments, participants learn the basics of the language such as how to introduce yourself and numbering. Grammatical elements are also introduced as you start to learn basic speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

Content

  • International words
  • Greetings
  • Introducing yourself and others
  • Language used in a café context
  • Numbers from 1 – 1000
  • Pronunciation of letters – in particular the ‘Umlauts’ ä, ö, ü
  • Introduction to regular verbs
  • Articles – definite, indefinite and negative (der, die, das/ein, eine/kein/keine)
  • Nouns – (singular and plural)
  • Classroom communication/conversation
  • Names of cities and countries
  • Indicate geographic positions

Delivery

Delivered as interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Suitable For

No prior knowledge is required.

Prescribed Text

Studio 21 A1 Gesamtband (Grundstufe) & DVD-ROM E-Book by Funk/Kuhn, ISBN 978 306 5205 269.

Based on Units 1-3 of the prescribed text. The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice.

Textbooks should only be purchased after confirmation is received from us. This usually occurs up to 5 days prior to commencement.

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Language Book Centre
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Take your enrolment confirmation and a copy of this page to the Language Book Centre to receive a 10% discount off the price of the recommended text.

Please note that in some cases, our suggested supplier may not stock your prescribed text. Please check stock availability prior to signing up for any membership.

Please Note

Selected Language and Culture courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.

Features

Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October. Try our Language Proficiency Calculator to work out which language level is right for you.

What others say.

  • The course was brilliant, the tutor was fantastic, very encouraging and helpful. 10/10. I’d do another course through CCE.

  • I’ve very much enjoyed this experience. And felt very comfortable. It has been wonderful!

  • We had a wonderful teacher and we learned a great deal in a very short time!

  • Well structured course with an engaged and highly competent course leader. An excellent introduction to the German language for a complete novice.

  • Our tutor really made it a great learning experience. The enthusiasm and knowledge of the subject area and the way we were all involved made each lesson fun. We really gelled as a group. I will definitely be coming back and hope to have the same tutor again.

  • We had an amazing tutor, very lovely and patient and always made sure everyone could keep up. One of the best teachers I’ve ever had.

  • Fantastic course! Starting from the very beginning with lots of class interaction! Highly recommended!

  • Great teachers and the course was great fun. Can’t wait for German 102!

  • We had a brilliant teacher. The best language teacher I have ever had.

  • I thoroughly enjoyed the course and looked forward to my lessons every week. The tutor is an extremely competent and personable language teacher and I gained much from my learning experience. I look forward to continuing my German language tuition.

$323 Limited inc GST
German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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This is a ‘fast track’ option in which learning is accelerated with meeting held daily for one week.
$345 Limited inc GST
German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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$345 Limited inc GST
German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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$323 Limited inc GST
German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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This is a ‘fast track’ option in which learning is accelerated with meetings twice weekly over four weeks.
$345 Limited inc GST
German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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$345 Limited inc GST
German Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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