German - Stage 4 - Term 1 [EDG3112G]: Overview
This course is ideal if you want to communicate effectively on a wide range of everyday topics.
What will we cover?
Different topics are covered each term.
Typical topics covered at Stage 4 may include:
• making everyday conversation;
• expressing opinions on selected topics;
• recounting events in the past;
• describing people, places and things;
• discussing plans for the future.
Sessions are lively and varied with goals tailored to individual needs. The emphasis is on speaking and listening, with pair and group activities to maximise opportunities to speak in the language. Reading, writing and essential grammar are also incorporated into the course.
Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?
Stage 4 & Stage 4+ are for learners who have a reasonable knowledge of the language.
Structures will be revised and developed and you will begin to converse more freely. For guidance on choosing the right course, please complete a self-assessment form (available on the Surrey Adult Learning website and from the Customer Service Team), which will give an indication of the stage you are at in the language.
New learners are welcome to join Terms 2 & 3 provided they are the right level for the course.
If you have any questions, please ask the Customer Service Team for advice.
What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?
Please bring a notepad and pen. A ring-binder for storing handouts is recommended.
Course books, if required, typically cost £15 - £30 and can be used for more than one term / year. This will be discussed at the first session. You may also wish to purchase additional study aids such as CDs, workbooks, dictionaries and grammar books, which are optional.
What can I do when I finish the course?
You can progress to Stage 5 at some Adult Learning Centres.
We welcome learners with additional needs and disabilities. When you enrol please let us know if you would like to discuss your extra support needs with a member of the Supported Learning Team who will then contact you as soon as possible. If you are enrolling within 10 days of the course start date, we may not be able to contact you before your first class. Surrey Adult Learning values and supports equality and diversity by promoting fairness and respect at all times.
Additional entry requirements
Course reference: EDG3112G (use this when contacting provider)