German Intermediate Conversation


This course is for students who are proficient in the language, having studied it for five to six years or spent time in the country. It is aimed at those who wish to maintain their proficiency and refine their vocabulary, and who are interested in keeping up to date with social and cultural aspects of the country. Maximum class size is 12. Classes will be conducted entirely in German. There will be discussions of current and past social and cultural aspects of the country; grammatical issues will be addressed as needed. A variety of materials will be used, including short visual clips, audio clips for listening exercises, grammar presentations and interactive games. Different texts will be handed out, and students will be asked to buy a novel. The novel for the Autumn term is: Die Vermessung der Weltby Daniel Kehlmann.

Time:              Wednesdays 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Dates:             Autumn term 2019: Monday Sept 16th – Friday Dec 13th (Half term Oct 21st – 25th)                                             Spring term 2020: Jan 6th – April 3rd (Half term Feb 17th – 21st)
                         Summer term 2020: April 27th – May 22nd
Venue:            Gosling Room
Fees:               £138 for a 12-week term
                         £46 for a 4-week term
Tutor:             Barbara Pollet