Herefordshire, Ludlow & North Shropshire College Logo.

Learn German – Taster

Key Facts

Level: Beginners

Course Dates: TBC

Length in weeks: 10 weeks

Study Mode: Evenings 6:30 to 8:30pm

Course Content

This introductory course is designed for the complete beginner who wishes to obtain basic skills in German and to experience learning a new language.  The emphasis is on the spoken language and on developing sufficient skills to be able to get by in simple everyday situations, such as:

  • Buying drinks and food in a café or restaurant
  • Greetings and formalities
  • Shopping for food, clothes, etc.
  • Travelling around
  • Booking accommodation
  • Using the telephone
  • General conversation: weather, family, surroundings

Simple grammar and vocabulary will be acquired, and the course will include a limited focus on listening and reading skills. A recommended course book will be used as a background to the course and optional homework will be set after each class.

Entry Requirements

This course is for people who have very little or no previous knowledge of German. No formal entry requirements are required.

Progression Route

Learn German – Foundation.

Course Costs:

Tuition Fee:  £85 (which includes a charge for materials of £5.00)

Additional Costs:  N/A

NB These fees maybe subject to change