German 2

Practical Information

No. of lessons: 12 sessions
Preparation: Approximately 2 hours per session
Language of instruction German/English/Dutch
Course load: The course load is 56 hours. On request a Course load declaration form can be issued. The student should enquire with their department whether course participation can be converted into credits.
Start courses: See Course programme on this page.


Course Fees

Course Programme and Enrolment

For information on the current programme and in order to enrol, please follow the link below. You can enroll until a week before the start of the course. Individuals can pay by Credit Card (Mastercard or VISA) or iDeal.     

                        current programme - lesson times - enrolment

If classes are canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, they will be added on to the end of the course. Please take into account courses may end later than scheduled.

The holiday periods can be found in the Academic Language Centre's academic calendar.

Target Group and Admission Requirements

The course is intended for adults with a higher education, including both Leiden University students and staff members and other interested parties with no relation to the University. The course is open to persons aged 17 and older who have completed a secondary school education.

You can participate in this course if you have followed our German 1 course. Potential participants who do not fulfil these entry requirements have to complete an entry test to determine whether their level is sufficient. This test is a computer test. It can either be taken at the Language Centre or downloaded and taken home.

Course Material

Titel

Berliner Platz 1 neu, Christine Lemcke

Uitgeverij

Langenscheidt Bei Klett

ISBN

9783126060257

Verkrijgbaar bij Boekhandel Van Stockum

You are requested to arrange your own purchase of the course material. The books are available at most good bookstores.

Level

The course level is indicated with the help of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.  

Skills Starting level     Target level
Listening A1.1 A1.2
Reading A1.1 A1.2
Speaking production     A1.1 A1.2
Speaking interaction A1.1 A1.2
Writing  A1.1 A1.2

Click on the skills for further clarification.

Course Description

Having completed this course, participants are able to communicate on simple topics from everyday life and to understand simple radio and television announcements in general terms. In addition, they are able to read and write short and simple texts.

The topics covered include: housing, food and drink, professions, and hobbies. The course covers various aspects of life and customs. Participants study elementary grammar and vocabulary and practice these new skills in a communicative context. German is in principle the language of instruction. Participants are expected to prepare for the lessons at home (approximately two hours per lesson).

The course is concluded with an oral/written test. A certificate is awarded if the test is completed successfully and the participant has attended 80% of the lessons.

Participants who have completed the course will have reached level A1 of the Common European Framework for Languages.

Last Modified: 27-10-2016