GERMAN-COURSES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS



LEVEL A0: COURSES FOR CHILDREN AGED 5-8

These courses last for a whole academic year with two sessions of 80 minutes per week.

Courses provide a great opportunity for children to acquire and experience the language through role-plays, games, stories, songs and simulations appropriate to their age and interests. Courses at level A0.1 and A0.2 are based on oral interaction and development of initial writing skills.

LEVELS A1 (A1.1/A1.2) and A2 (A2.1/A2.2): COURSES FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS – BASIC USER 

These courses last for a whole academic year with two sessions of 80 minutes per week.

Students acquire basic competence in the four language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. The courses offer an interesting and stimulating teaching syllabus presenting information about the world and different cultures in a varied and appropriate manner.

LEVELS B1, B1+ and B2 (B2.1/B2.2): COURSES FOR SCHOOL/HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS – INDEPENDENT USER

Courses at level B1 and B1+ last for a whole academic year with two sessions of 80 minutes per week.  The course at level B2 lasts for a whole academic year, but is organised in two sessions of 100 minutes per week. 

These courses bridge the gap between primary and more advanced courses and reflect a steady increase not only in the language competence but also in cognitive maturity. Strong emphasis is placed on presenting language in realistic contexts to which students can relate. In addition, all relevant grammatical structures are incorporated in the curricula.

LEVEL C1 (C1.1/C1.2/C1.3): COURSES FOR STUDENTS - PROFICIENT USER

The course at level C1(C1.1 and C1.2) lasts for a whole academic year, but is organised in two sessions of 100 minutes per week. The course C1.3 lasts for one semestre organised in two sessions of 100 minutes per week and prepares students for telc C1 De/Hochcshule exam.

Courses are motivating and stimulating activities, which broaden students' horizons and bring their command of the language up to a proficient level of the language using:

  • Extensive practice in writing different types of texts
  • Maximised speaking practice through discussions, dialogues and debates
  • Authentic reading and listening materials
  • Vocabulary upgrading and recycling activities

Note: All levels are aligned with the six levels of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR levels).


 

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