Centre for Continuing Education

German Course 701 (Level 25)

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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.

Level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 604 or who have completed 595 hours of recent face to face tuition. You should be able to understand the main content of complex texts and participate in discussions on specialised subjects.

Based on unit 3 from the prescribed text focusing on subject areas ‘colour perception’ and ‘colour effect’.

Students will learn to describe which effect colours can have on us and how we relate emotionally to colours. We will talk about the characteristics of the human eye and its functions.

It will cover advanced grammar from level C1 such as reported speech with prepositions and relative clauses with “wie”, the distinction between separable prefixes and non-separable prefixes, “Nominalstil” versus “Verbalstil”. We will also revise essential grammar and vocabulary from B2 Level.

Intended Audience

Suitable for C1 level students, those who have completed all levels of German up to 604 or those who have completed 595 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

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

Studio D C1 Die Mittelstufe by Funk et al (Cornelsen) ISBN 9783060200962 Kursbuch.

Based on Unit 3.

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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.


Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.

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