Centre for Continuing Education

German Course 401 (Level 13)

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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.

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 304 or who have completed 295 hours of recent face to face tuition.

Content

This course aims to improve students' ability to communicate on a variety of subjects related to the topic of Wellbeing. These include:

  • Proverbs relating to the topic of health
  • Facts about chocolate
  • Dietary habits and shopping behaviour in Germany
  • Food waste: conscious shopping and cooking choices
  • Laughter is the best medicine: the health benefits of humour and laughter
  • Daily biorhythm
  • Stress: how to reduce it

Students will extend their vocabulary on these topics, and acquire new grammar structures in activities, discussions and role-plays. They will gain confidence in expressing their own views and ideas and discuss and comment on social problems and conflicts related to the above mentioned topics. Additional material such as literary texts, magazine or newspaper articles and audio or audiovisual material will be utilised according to the ability of the class.

Delivery Style

The course is delivered as a series of interactive sessions where active participation is encouraged. Each session is conducted in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Prescribed text

Aspekte neu B1 plus: Lehr- und Arbeitsbuch mit Audio-CD, Teil 1 , by Koithan et al (Klett) ISBN 9783126050180

Based on Unit 3 of the above text and its corresponding exercise chapter. The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice. Additional study material will be provided throughout the course.

Note: Students will be required to purchase this exact version – Volume 1 of the textbook (Chapters 1-5 including exercise material). This textbook is also available as a full version (Chapters 1-10) without the “Arbeitsbuch” (exercise book).

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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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.

What others say.

  • Excellent teacher. Always well prepared. Each class informative and fun.