German Post-beginners (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 Beginners (level 1) Course.

Key information

  • Session information: NEW Wednesdays 6-8pm
  • Timeline: Starting 27 January 2021 - running until 7 July 2021
  • Term 1: 27 January - 31 March 2021.  Term 2: 5 May - 7 July 2021.
  • Fees: Term 1 - £105.  Term 2 - £105.  Full Course £210.
  • Session information: Wednesdays 7-9pm
  • Timeline: Started October 2020 - running until 24 March 2021
  • Term 2: 20 January - 24 March 2021.
  • Term 2 £105.

This course will be taught in a group size of a minimum 8 and maximum 12 students. Course fee includes all tuition, access to VLE (virtual learning environment), handouts and any tests/exams, but not a textbook.

DUE TO COVID-19 these courses will begin online. If there is an opportunity for us to resume face to face classroom teaching on campus we will do so providing all learners can access the campus.  

This course will start in January and run for 20 weeks (4 week break over Easter), lessons will resume in May 2021. It comprises 60 learning hours over two terms. Lessons are two hours long and take place once a week.  When enrolling you are committing to the full 20 week. There is the option to pay for the full course in one payment or two instalments. The courses that started in October are half way through and lessons will resume in January 2021. You are welcome to join if you have previous knowledge and experience of the language.

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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


Willkommen German Beginner's Course (3rd Edition) by Paul Coggle and 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.

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. Lessons are 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).