German Level 2B - Intermediate

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Course code: GLC4

These courses are suitable for students who have completed courses at Level 1 A - D ( approximately 180 hours) or have studied German to post-beginner level in the past.

When and where

Dates

From 29 Jan 2024 to 17 Jun 2024
Mon 10:00-12:00

16 weeks

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18 Mar 2024

10:00 to 12:00

25 Mar 2024

10:00 to 12:00

15 Apr 2024

10:00 to 12:00

22 Apr 2024

10:00 to 12:00

29 Apr 2024

10:00 to 12:00

13 May 2024

10:00 to 12:00

20 May 2024

10:00 to 12:00

03 Jun 2024

10:00 to 12:00

10 Jun 2024

10:00 to 12:00

17 Jun 2024

10:00 to 12:00


with Christel Stoecker-Danby

Location

Stoke Lodge 

Stoke Lodge Centre, Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


Cost

Fees and concessions

The fee for this course is £240.00.

The full (undiscounted) tuition fee for this course is £240.00, the concession rate is £144.00.

Who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:&#34;Helvetica&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#1d1d1b">Brush up and improve your German in this intermediate level course which will give you the opportunity to revise and consolidate the language structures learnt in previous years. You will be able to communicate more fully and fluently on a wider range of topical issues and everyday situations, and focus on developing all four skills.</span></span></span></span></p>

What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The course will focus on improving spoken German.  There will be plenty of opportunity to practice in class, through the use of a wide variety of teaching methods.  A variety of topics will be used to learn new vocabulary and grammatical constructions.  </span></span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The aim of the course is to improve speaking and listening skills; to learn new vocabulary and to develop confidence in using a variety of tenses and grammatical constructions.</span></span> </span></span></p>

Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Yes, provided late starters can work at the same level as the rest of the class at the time of joining.</span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Please check with the tutor via the Stoke Lodge office first, before joining</span></span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Yes,  Students should have completed courses at level 1 and 2 A,  ie at least 3 + years of study, or have an equivalent level</span></span></span></span></span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Level 2 C</span></span></p>

Are there any extra costs?

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Yes, a course book may be used.  Details will be given at the first session</span></span></span></span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Yes. Some homework will be set every week,  in order to enable learners to reinforce what they have learnt during each session</span></span></span></span> </p>

Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Communicative language teaching method, involving eg</span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- listening to course book CD, the tutor, other students, the radio, podcasts, songs, </span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">  conversations, </span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- reading texts in course book, newspapers and  magazine articles, short stories- </span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- asking and answering questions</span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- oral practice in pairs, small groups and whole class work</span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- pair work and role plays, group discussions</span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- talking about a variety of current topics</span> </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">- games and grammar exercises </span> </span></span></p>

Refunds and cancellations

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If we have to cancel your course your fees will be refunded in full. We are unable to reimburse the cost of materials you may have bought for the course.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel your course booking a week (7 days) or more before the start date we will refund your fees minus an admin charge of 20%.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel with less than a week (7 days) before the start date or after the course has started, we will not be able to refund your fees.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Transfers will incur a fee of 10% and must be requested 7 days or more before the start of a course unless you are transferring to another course because your original course was cancelled.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</span></span></span></li>
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<p style="margin-left:48px"> </p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you are due a refund you must contact the office within 3 months of the course to arrange payment as we do not keep card details.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">When attending an online course, it is a learner’s responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learner’s home computer or their internet access.</span></span></span></p>