Duration: 60 HOURS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: German Language Level A1 Skill Development Course

Course Duration: 60 Hours (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide a solid foundation in the German language at the A1 level, emphasizing essential grammar, vocabulary, and basic communication skills.
  2. To enable students to engage in basic conversations, read simple texts, and write basic sentences in German.
  3. To prepare students for self-employment opportunities, such as entry-level translation or interpretation services.

Course Overview:

Module 1: Introduction to German

  • Introduction to the German alphabet and pronunciation.
  • Numbers and basic counting.
  • Basic vocabulary for everyday use.
  • Gender rules for nouns.
  • Nouns and articles: Nominative, Accusative, Dative cases.
  • Introduction to possessive articles.

Module 2: Basic Grammar and Questions

  • Forming W-questions (who, what, where, when, why, how).
  • Introduction to verb conjugation.
  • Separable and non-separable verbs.
  • Introduction to strong verbs.
  • Personal pronouns in the Nominative, Accusative, and Dative cases.
  • Basic adjectives.

Module 3: Verb Tenses and Sentence Structure

  • Introduction to past tense with "haben" and "sein."
  • Time adverbs for describing time.
  • Formation of imperative sentences.
  • Basic sentence structure.
  • Introduction to modal verbs.

Module 4: Prepositions and Perfect Tense

  • Introduction to Akkusativ and Dativ prepositions.
  • Formation of the perfect tense.
  • Using connectors in main sentences.
  • Introduction to selected chapters from "Netzwerk" textbook (Chapters 1-6).

Course Teaching Methodology:

  1. Interactive Language Classes: Engaging lessons focusing on communication.
  2. Grammar Workshops: In-depth study of basic grammar concepts.
  3. Speaking Practice: Conversational exercises and group discussions.
  4. Writing Assignments: Composing simple sentences and short paragraphs.
  5. Role-plays and Simulations: Real-life scenarios for practical application.
  6. Audiovisual Materials: Incorporating German media for listening comprehension.
  7. Practice with "Netzwerk" textbook for structured learning.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • Proficiency in German at the A1 level enables basic communication in German-speaking environments.
  • Offers opportunities for entry-level positions or freelance work as translators or interpreters.
  • Enhances employability in companies dealing with German-speaking clients or partners.
  • Provides a foundation for further language learning and career advancement.

Note: The course content can be customized based on specific learner requirements or location, ensuring it remains adaptable to students' needs.

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