Course I - Elementary Level
Complete Beginners - GeR/CEF A1.1*
Elementary Groups - GeR/CEF A1.1 to B1.2*
Course I offers classes for learners with NO previous knowledge of German (GeR/CEF A1.1, complete beginners) as well as classes for learners with basic German proficiency (GeR/CEF A1.2 to B1.2).
Course participants study the fundamentals of German grammar, develop their comprehension skills for texts of low to medium difficulty, compose short texts and practice speaking about everyday topics.
Classes are held weekdays in the morning for 20 hours per week. Complementary classes are offered in the afternoon.
Class size is about 16.
The particular books you'll need depend on the GeR/CEF level of your class. So, it's best not to buy your books until your first day of class. The local bookstore will pre-order enough copies for everybody.
Menschen (six-volume edition), Publisher: Max Hueber, München
Coursebook with DVD-ROM (€ 10,50) and workbook with audio-CD (€ 9,50)
Levels: A 1.1, A 1.2, A 2.1, A 2.2, B 1.1 and B 1.2
Complementary Afternoon Classes
The seminars listed below illustrate some of the afternoon classes typically offered for Course I, Elementary Level. The final program will be presented to you after your arrival in Heidelberg.
- Pronunciation Practice
- Preparatory Course for "Goethe-Zertifikat B1: Zertifikat Deutsch"
- Creative Classrooms: Heidelberg’s Museums
- How To Improve Your Listening Skills
- Role Plays: survival Training for German Everyday Life
- Grammar Review Crash Course
* GeR/CEF: Gemeinsamer europäischer Referenzrahmen
Common European Framework
This program may be subject to change.