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German Upper Intermediate


Start date: 10th Jan 2024

Time: 11:30 - 13:30

Cost: £79

Day: Wednesday

Duration: 8 weeks

Tutor: Ulrike Hitchen

Course code: 24SP103

This course will enable you to:-

Recognise and use the main features of grammar with confidence.

Listen effectively for specific details/general information, ideas and opinions from a range of sources.

Understand some key points from radio or TV programmes on current affairs or topics of personal interest and comment on them.

Use a range of 'repair strategies' to overcome communication breakdown.
Communicate adequately in a range of social, transactional and work-related situations.

Ask for and provide information on a range of topics. Seek and respond to ideas and opinions on a range of topics. Take part in varied discussions.

Read texts in the target language to extract specific details and to identify general information, ideas and opinions from different types of source material (eg. poem, short story, extract from a novel, reports, newspaper articles etc)

Write effectively in the target language for a range of purposes (eg. factual writing, informal and formal correspondence).

Discuss a book, film or programme verbally and/ or in written form.

Develop cultural awareness and understanding of German speaking societies.

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Ulrike Hitchen

I am a native German lecturer with over thirty years’ experience of language teaching. I hold two university degrees and have qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in the UK. I have experience of teaching children and adults and at all levels i.e. from beginners’ to proficiency level.

I am very interested in German language, culture and current affairs and travel to Germany very regularly. My aim is to make my classes enjoyable, informative, topical and communicative.

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