Adult Class Structure and Curriculum

Our Adult Classes are structured according to language skills. Participants of the Adult Classes learn German as a foreign language in our three offered classes Adult Beginner, Adult Intermediate and Adult Advanced. The topics in each level are specifically targeted at adult interests and needs.

ADULT BEGINNER

Course Book MENSCHEN A1.1

  • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  • Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
  • Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

ADULT INTERMEDIATE

Course Book MENSCHEN A1.2

  • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  • Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
  • Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

ADULT ADVANCED

Course Book MENSCHEN A2.1

  • Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  • Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

Adult Class Curriculum

Adult Beginner – Level A1.1

Module 1

  • Greeting and Good-bye
  • Introduction
  • Talk and write about yourself
  • Vocabulary: Family, countries, languages, status, professions

Module 2

  • Offer or ask for help
  • Describe an object
  • Filling out a form
  • Phone calls, E-mails, text messages
  • Vocabulary: Shopping, furniture, numbers, colors

Module 3

  • Making appointments and suggestions
  • Invitation, food preferences
  • Conversations during meals
  • Vocabulary: Weekdays, time, food, hobbies

Module 4

  • Ask for information
  • Talk about travels in the past
  • Talk about daily chores
  • Vocabulary: Transportation, travel, seasons, months

Adult Intermediate – Level A1.2

Module 5

  • Describing the way
  • Understanding German apartment ads
  • Ask about institutions
  • Vocabulary: Cities, houses, apartments, institutions

Module 6

  • Excuse yourself
  • Change appointments
  • Plans for the future
  • Describe pain, give advise about sickness
  • Vocabulary: Hotel, plans, sickness, body parts

Module 7

  • Describe a person
  • Ask for help in the household
  • Say your opinion
  • Newspaper columns
  • Vocabulary: Characteristics, looks, chores, traffic

Module 8

  • Describe clothing
  • Give reasons for something
  • Talk about the weather
  • Congratulate someone
  • Vocabulary: Clothing, weather, directions, festivities

Adult Advanced – Level A2.1

Module 1

  • Talk about family and professions
  • Giving furnishing advice
  • Articulate preferences
  • Vocabulary: Professions, Family activities, Furnishing, Nature

Module 2

  • Grocery shopping
  • Planning a sightseeing
  • Cultural events
  • Vocabulary: Groceries, Sightseeing, Map, Events Calendar

Module 3

  • Sport and Fitness
  • Health and Illnesses
  • Working environment
  • Vocabulary: Sport activities, nutrition, accident, illness, work place

Module 4

  • Ordering at a restaurant
  • Evaluate a company
  • Compare nutrition
  • Vocabulary: Restaurant, food and groceries, commodities