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German 1


  • Credit value: 30 credits at Level 4
  • Convenor: Dr Peter Damrau
  • Assessment: two pieces of coursework (10%); in-class listening assessment (40%); in-class oral assessment (20%); in-class written assessment (20%); portfolio (5%); class participation (5%)

Module description

This 24-week interactive module is for complete beginners with no previous experience of German and leads to CEFR* A2 (Elementary)/GCSE level.

You will learn foundational vocabulary and some basic grammatical structures, enabling you to have everyday conversations and to read and write at a basic level. You will also learn about the cultures of the German-speaking countries as you learn the language. Classes are interactive and taught by native or near-native speakers.

* Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Please note: this is only an approximate equivalence.