Languages at Leicester

German Post-beginners Fast Track (Level 2)

You can already manage in everyday situations using the present tense. You have reached the A1 level in the ELP self-assessment grid and/or completed the Fast Track Beginners (level 1) Course. Fast Track courses enable you to complete the level in just one term, instead of two terms.

Key information

Course starting January 2024

  • Course: Saturdays 10.00am - 2.30pm*
    Delivery: On-campus (face-to-face)
    Timeline: Starts 20 January - Ends 23 March 2024
    Lengths: 10 weeks (60 learning hours)
    Fees: £250 

This course requires a minimum of 8 and it can have up to a maximum of 16 students. The course fee includes all tuition, access to Blackboard, handouts and any tests/exams, but not a textbook. 

Term runs from January to March. The full course comprises 60 learning hours. Lessons are four hours long and take place once a week. *There is a half hour lunch break.    

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Entry level

You have reached level A1 or completed the Beginners (level 1) or you have enough knowledge to be on track with the group. You can use the ELP self-assessment grid to judge how competent you are in the language. Alternatively, if you require help to assess your level please contact us or come along to one of our drop-in sessions.

Course content

  • Food
  • Travel
  • Holidays
  • Free time
  • Small talk
  • Routines
  • Media
  • Health
  • Lifestyles
  • Work

Resources

Willkommen German Beginner's Course (3rd Edition) by Paul Coggle & Heiner Schenke.

There isn’t a University bookshop however The European Bookshop website holds our book list and offers a 10% discount to all our students. Languages at Leicester Reading List. It is not essential to bring a course book to the first class. The tutor will discuss book requirements in class and advise you of the best places to obtain the book if required. With some languages there is the option for us to order text books on behalf of a class.

Our approach

This course is taught in German and English. Our programme aims to develop the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as cultural awareness. It provides a good balance between understanding the culture, vocabulary and grammar structures of the German language and enhancing communication and interaction. It supports comprehensive and productive skills in speech and writing through authentic based activities and guided practice in the use of German language. Students will be encouraged to seek opportunities to learn and practise the four skills outside the classroom taking advantage of learning resources provided by tutors and the programme. The group size is limited to 12 students and planned to allow intensive interactive practice with individual feedback and advice on progress.

Progression route

Upon completing the Post-beginners level (2), you can progress onto the Intermediate level (3).

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