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Course CodeCourse NameVenueDayStart TimeEnd TimeStart DateEnd Date  
23LB344PGERMAN BEGINNERS - A taster OnlineOnline DeliveryThu7:00 PM9:00 PM21/09/202316/11/2023Available for EnquiriesCourse Info

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More information about this Course

01. Who is this course for?
On this 8 week ONLINE course you will engage in a weekly online 2 hour lesson with your tutor & fellow learners via a 'Microsoft Teams Meeting'. Enrolment includes access to our online course page on our Virtual Learning environment (VLE) called Moodle. Lesson resources will be uploaded to our VLE with a variety of different activities including video & audio clips, reference materials, interactive activities & an online forum & chatroom to support your online class & embed learning in between sessions / classes. This is the first of a two part course for beginners and will give you a taste of the language you want to learn. You will be introduced to a range of basic phrases that you will be able to use in practical situations for introducing yourself and others; giving your address and nationality; numbers; ordering food and drinks. The emphasis will be on having fun and speaking the language through practical, interactive activities. The 8 sessions will encourage you and give you the confidence to “have a go”. You will also discover a little about the country and its people.

02. What will I learn?
Participate in simple situations to exchange basic information and ask for details. Order drinks/ snacks at a café. You will learn: · to say your name · to ask someone else’s name and introduce them · to greet someone according to who they are and the time of day · to ask ‘how are you’ and give a response when asked the same question · to introduce yourself · to order food and drink in a café.

03. How will I learn?
Your progress and achievements will be recognised and recorded throughout your course in a number of ways. For example: Regular speaking practice, class activities including group, paired work, role play and language games where practicable, spoken and/or written exercises with feedback from your tutor.

04. What will I need to bring?
• You will need access to ICT, (either a laptop, a computer, a tablet or a smartphone), an internet connection to complete online activities & an email account to communicate with your tutor • Access to home printing facilities would be beneficial but is non-essential

05. What skills or experience do I need?
• No language experience necessary at all - just enthusiasm to have a go! • Willingness to practice words and phrases in between lessons. • A certain amount of time for self-study outside the class is recommended to progress steadily each week. • Enrolment includes access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Lesson resources will be uploaded to our VLE with a variety of different activities to support your learning.. • Confidence to use the computer to access & complete short assignments using word processing software (e.g. Word), access the internet for regular meetings & to carry out course-related activities. • Time to access the on-line course, for a minimum of 2 hours per week is recommended

06. How will I be assessed?
None, but your progress and achievement will be monitored by the tutor with regular feedback and discussion.

08. How will I be supported in my learning?
Once you start, if you have further queries and/or support needs, please talk to the tutor. We also offer support to help people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, health problem or mental health difficulty that may affect your learning or participation, please contact us for further advice.

For More Information And How To Enrol
If you need more information, want to discuss levels and course content, or wish to enrol, you can call into our local centres, call our Enrolment Team, or for some courses, you can enrol online. If you need help with your choice of learning, training, career, work and life goals, please book an appointment with one of our Learning and Work Advisors who can provide free, 1:1, impartial advice. Call our FREEphone 0800 988 0308.

Online Learning
As this is an online learning course: It is important to check the detailed course information prior to enrolment to ensure you have suitable equipment and software. You will also need a reliable internet connection to participate in this course. If you are not sure about the requirements or have any queries or questions please get in touch with our enrolment staff using the contact details provided. Please note that online courses may be recorded and shared with adult learning staff for quality assurance purposes.

Additional Costs And/Or Resources:
None, but you may be advised to buy a useful dictionary by your tutor

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