Course Dates: Monday 25 April; 9, 16, 23, 30 May; 6, 13,20,27 June; 4 July 2022
Course Delivery: This is a blended learning class which will consist of a weekly 90 minute online class together with supporting resources. These resources will include a 5-10 minute preparation video, focusing on a relevant language teaching point to the upcoming class and 30 minutes of online exercises to follow up on teaching in the online class. You will be expected to watch the video and complete the online exercises ahead of each weekly class. Online classes will be delivered using Microsoft Teams and will be limited to a maximum of 20 students. These classes are being designed to be interactive and engaging.
Learning Objectives: Students taking the level 1 course are not expected to have any previous knowledge of the language. The aim of level 1 is to introduce students to the language, the culture and basic grammatical concepts and to equip them with the skills to communicate at an essential level in a target language context.
1: general introduction, introducing yourself (greetings etc.), formal vs. informal you, alphabet 2: numbers, age, birthday, present tense 3: Countries, languages, where you live/ where you are from 4: Hobbies, opinions 5: family status (incl. Stammbaum), Jobs, what and where you work/study ( https://www.goethe.de/de/spr/ueb/daa/all/ta0/ta3.html) 6: items in the house/ office, def. and indef. article, plurals, kein, accusative case (ich habe/ es gibt)
7: location and type of house, possessives, adjectives, comprehensive house descriptions 8: food and drink, meals, what you like to eat (and why), time phrases, inversion 9: shopping for food, in the restaurant 10: Christmas
Learning outcomes: Students will have developed a beginner’s vocabulary in the topic areas outlined above so that they can communicate at a basic level in the language. Students will understand basic words and phrases. Students will be able to formulate simple sentences.FAQs
Is there a minimum age to register for a Language Centre course?
You must be a minimum of 18 years old to register for an in person course and a minimum of 16 years old to register for any on-line Language Centre course.
What are the course fees?
There are different fees depending on registration type. All course fees are payable on enrolment. --Student fee: £20.00 --Staff fee: £20.00 --General Public: £88.00
Are these courses accredited?
A Queen's Certificate will be awarded to all students who attend regularly. A minimum of 70% attendance is required for certification. In addition any current Queen's student can apply for Degree Plus accreditation. Degree Plus enables students to gain recognition from Queen’s for completing extra-curricular work related learning alongside their degree. Most students gain Degree Plus by completing a Provider Verified Activity (Formerly Route A). It is also possible to gain recognition for more than one student led activity by submitting a Combined Experience Application (Formerly Route B). Employers are looking for graduates who can demonstrate that they have the skills needed for workplace success – the Degree Plus Award will help you do this! For further information please see , Degree Plus .
How often do I attend?
Classes, which usually last 1.5 hours, are held weekly, as far as possible outside normal university teaching hours (e.g. late afternoon, early evening, some are scheduled for Wednesday afternoon) and run for 10 weeks starting in October and again in February. You will also be expected to complete homework ahead of class.
Is my registration fee transferrable?
Yes, if you feel after your first class that the level of language is too high/low, you can transfer to another class, provided that there is available space.
What's the refund policy?
All refunds before the start of the course must be requested in writing. Refunds are paid as follows:
Semester 3 (Please note EVENTBRITE will charge 6% administration fee on all refunds)
Before (and including) 14 April – full refund
15 April to 20 April (inclusive) – 50% refund
No refunds available from 21 April (inclusive)
All requests for refunds need to be made in writing to the Language Centre Manager and must be related to reasons beyond your control and supported by written evidence. These refunds will be at the Language Centre Manager’s discretion. All refunds, where agreed, will be subject to an administrative fee of £10.00 for QUB staff and students and £40 for members of the public.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can email any queries you have to bGFuZ3VhZ2UgfCBxdWIgISBhYyAhIHVr
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Tickets for German Level 1(B) - April 2022 can be booked here.
|Ticket Information||Ticket Price|
|QUB Student||GBP 20|
|QUB Staff||GBP 20|
|Member of the Public||GBP 88|