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Why German?

German ranks as the second most commonly known scientific language. It is also the language of art, literature, music and philosophy. Germany has some world best universities and great education system. Learning German language opens door various scholarships 

A1 - Breakthrough

  • Greetings and farewells  

  • Produce simple sentences

  • Ask and answer questions about him/herself, about others, and about things s/he has or needs,

  • Use culturally appropriate non-verbal communication personal and professional information

  • Tell about countries and nationalities.

  • Describe physical characteristics; family and physical fitness; body parts.

  • How to interact in bars and similar; shopping; orders in restaurants

  • Ask and tell street directions; describe cities and houses; information about public transit.

  • Daily routine, habits and timing.

  • Likes and dislikes; leisure time activities.

  

A2- Waystage

  • Use frequent polite structures, speak in short social exchanges, describe what s/he does at work or in his/her leisure time, arrange an appointment

  • Ask for information in different situations

  • Describe personal experiences in the past.

  • Describe objects and places.

  • Explain personal preferences

  • Shopping, asking prices, billing, preferences and object description

  • Story telling

  • Giving and asking for opinions

  • Conversation related to travelling, hotel, transportation

  • Asking and denying permission

  • Express feelings and interest

B1.1- Intermediate

  • Express in detail about past events

  • Understand the main ideas in german debates,

  • Put and defend an opinion in informal debates,

  • Ask for specific information, complain, ask for an explanation

  • Give detailed instructions about how to do something

  • Describing past and present habits and customs

  • Story telling in present, past and future

  • Hypothetical situations

  • Cooking and recepies

  • Formal written applications and mail

  • Filling forms

  • Answering formal calls

  • Place description

B1.2- Intermediate

 

  • Communicate confidently related to  personal interests and specialist field.

  • Understand public messages

  • Hold direct or telephone conversations

  • Describe various of topics of interest

  • Grasp basic meaning from long spoken information, presentations

  • Use strategies to promote communicative capacity

  • Formal self introduction during interview

  • Defending opinion and putting counter argumente

  • Introduction to German artists, musicians, writers and poet.

  • Introduction to basic business world of German speaking region

  • Advice and recommendation

  • Introduction to DAF

        Our collaboration with
ZDSK- Center for German language and culture
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In our A1, A2 and B1 courses we use the award-winning textbook Wolkenkratzer. The book has been made available to all the students completely free of charge at www.lernmedien-wolkenkratzer.de.