If you have previously studied German or have completed German: Beginner and would like to refresh your knowledge at an intermediate level, this course is ideal for you. This course will strengthen your foundation in grammar, enrich your vocabulary, and improve your conversational skills and listening comprehension. Lessons are enhanced by fun videos and fascinating cultural facts.
We encourage students to participate in our language courses more than one time in order to truly learn the material taught over 10 lessons. It also gives you additional exposure to varying activities within each topic.
Prior to your course start date, you will receive an email notification outlining how to test and access your online course session and materials. You will meet online at the scheduled day(s) and time to engage in real-time learning. During class time, you will have the opportunity to interact in real-time with your instructor and other class participants. Additionally, you will access resources to facilitate learning and communication through a dedicated class platform (Moodle). Full system requirements for accessing online courses are available on the System requirements page.
By the end of this course, students who work diligently will be able to:
Use Present, Present Perfect and Future Tense,
Build more complex sentences using conjunction as well coordinating as subordinating,
Use properly both forms of “to know” wissen and kennen,
Use accusative as well as dative case; proper articles, prepositions and personal pronouns,
Build and use article and prepositions contractions,
Recognize and use dative verbs, and
Hold a more elaborate conversation having now quite a large vocabulary.
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from the course prior to the course start date. A refund, less a $15 administrative fee, will be issued if you withdraw within 6 calendar days after the official course start date. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).