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German All Skills Starter Course

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German All Skills Starter Course, 16 September to 18 November 2017, Saturday, 9am to 12pm This course is intended for students without prior knowledge of German. It is designed to enable students to communicate in situations they are likely to encounter when traveling in German-speaking regions or when meeting German speakers. Knowledge of German increases your job opportunities with foreign companies in your native country or abroad.


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Basic level is composed of Starter, A1.1, A1.2, A2.1 and A2.2 levels.
While starting your learning journey with Pomegranate you will receive a placement test which will determinate your language skills and your level.

By the end of the Basic Level you will be able to:

  • Introduce yourself and the others
  • Day to day conversation
  • Talk about yourself, your family, friends and the others
  • Ask and answer questions
  • Write and understand messages involving prices, time, date and location
  • Speak on various topics such as family, food, shopping, employment, city and local geography
  • Communicate routine tasks requiring a direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters
  • Understand and reply to most frequently used expressions related to different areas

You will cover:

  • Present, future, past tenses
  • Pronouns
  • Question words
  • Structures of sentences
  • Possessives
  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • How to negate
  • Articles
  • Prepositions
  • Imperative
  • Time indicators
  • Comparison

How long is the course?

  • Each sub-level is of 30 hours in group, 22 hours in semi-private and 20 hours in private setting

Teaching and Learning Methods :

  • Introduction of selected grammar points.
  • The lessons are based on realistic conversations and task-based listening sections.
  • Students develop reading fluency, accuracy, and comprehension by reading passages from a variety of sources such as newspapers, magazines, books, and websites.
  • Students participate in a variety of activities during this class, including lectures, in-class exercises, weekly homework and quizzes, and group/pair work.
  • Students are expected to complete weekly homework and quizzes.

Independent level is composed of B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, B1.4, B2.1, B2.2 and B2.3 levels.
While starting your learning journey with Pomegranate you will receive a placement test which will determinate your language skills and your level.

By the end of the Independent Level you will be able to:

  • Converse independently on different topics (work, school, leisure, travel, technical discussions, specializations etc)
  • Can deal with situations likely to arise whilst traveling
  • Produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects
  • Describe experience and events, dreams, feelings, ambitions etc
  • Can understand complexes text or conversation on concrete or abstract topic
  • Can interact spontaneously with native speakers without strain of either party
  • Give a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options

You will cover:

  • Which expressions
  • Expressions of goal
  • Time markers
  • Expression of the necessity
  • Structures to express the consequence
  • Direct and indirect speech
  • Future and past tenses
  • Passive and active voice
  • Expression of time, duration
  • Subjunctive tense
  • Conditional tense

How long is the course?

  • Each sub-level is of 30 hours in group, 22 hours in semi-private and 20 hours in private setting

Teaching and Learning Methods :

  • Introduction of selected grammar points.
  • The lessons are based on realistic conversations and task-based listening sections.
  • Students develop reading fluency, accuracy, and comprehension by reading passages from a variety of sources such as newspapers, magazines, books, and websites.
  • Students participate in a variety of activities during this class, including lectures, in-class exercises, weekly homework and quizzes, and group/pair work.
  • Students are expected to complete weekly homework and quizzes.

Proficient level is composed of C1.1, C1.2, C1.3 and C2 levels.
While starting your learning journey with Pomegranate you will receive a placement test which will determinate your language skills and your level.

By the end of the Proficient Level you will be able to:

  • Understand with ease everything heard or read
  • Recognize implicit meanings
  • Express yourself fluently, proficiently and spontaneously
  • Use the language flexibly and effectively for social, professional and academic purposes
  • Summarize information from different spoken and written sources

You will revise:

  • All grammar points taken during the previous levels

To support your learning experience, you will be using:

  • Articles
  • Newspapers
  • News
  • Podcasts
  • Books
  • Research papers
  • Videos
  • Etc…

How long is the course?

  • Each sub-level is of 30 hours in group, 22 hours in semi-private and 20 hours in private setting

Teaching and Learning Methods :

  • Introduction of selected grammar points.
  • The lessons are based on realistic conversations and task-based listening sections.
  • Students develop reading fluency, accuracy, and comprehension by reading passages from a variety of sources such as newspapers, magazines, books, and websites.
  • Students participate in a variety of activities during this class, including lectures, in-class exercises, weekly homework and quizzes, and group/pair work.
  • Students are expected to complete weekly homework and quizzes.

 

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