Ab Initio German

Centre for Modern Languages, School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

College of Arts and Law


Code 23210

Level of study First Year

Credit value 20

Semester Across both

Other pre-requisites GCSE grade C in another modern language

Module description

The course will introduce you to the basic grammatical structures and functions of the language through classroom exercises reinforced by private study. You will become proficient in a range of common situations and functions. Practical language classes will focus on your productive and receptive skills helping you to achieve communicative competence up to 'survival' level. You will also be introduced to aspects of modern Germany in the target language at appropriate points.

Teaching and learning methods

Practical language classes