This class is the perfect introduction to German in a business setting. Students will learn the basics of the language as well as language that is specific to business. Students will learn about the business culture in the German speaking world and learn how to communicate effectively with German speaking colleagues and customers.
At this level, students should be able to conduct basic conversations in the German language. Building upon the basic foundations, students will continue to learn grammatical concepts such as verbs with separable prefixes, accusative and dative cases.
In this course we will pay special attention to the Grimm’s tales. We will read and interpret several well-known tales from the collection of the Brothers Grimm. We will ask – what do they seek to tell us or what ideas and values do they represent and convey. We will also discuss how they are told today for example through Disney movies.
This course is intended for students that would like to learn a variety of topics in the German language while at the same time continuing to improve their vocabulary and grammar.
This class challenges learners to use their listening skills as well as using the spoken and written word. The class is structured around various forms of multimedia that give learners the opportunity to learn and listen to everyday language, learning vocabulary and new grammar skills along the way.