Smarter German. German as a second foreign language – after English

Angeboten von: Dr. Thomas Stahl
Anbietende Hochschule: Uni Regensburg
Kurssprache: Englisch
Wissensgebiet: Sprachen Kostenfrei
Durchschnittliche Bearbeitungszeit: 25 Stunden Kostenfrei Einschreiben
Bildnachweis: Dr. Thomas Stahl

Was erwartet Sie in diesem Kurs?

+++ What can you expect in this course? +++

The course teaches basic skills (A1) for German learners who want to learn German quickly and efficiently through the use of their knowledge of the English language. The focus of learning is on the receptive skills.

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Was können Sie in diesem Kurs lernen?

+++ What can you learn in this course? +++

You will learn how to use your knowledge in English to begin learning German quickly and efficiently.

Furthermore, you will learn strategies and skills in learning a new language by using your knowledge of languages and language learning.


+++ Outline +++

  • Module 1: Vocabulary and learning strategies
  • Module 2: Grammar - noun, verb and adjective
  • Module 3: Reading and reading skills
  • Module 4: Situations - at the restaurant, travelling, at the university

Angeboten von

+++ Head of Project +++

Dr. Thomas Stahl heads the Center for Language and Communication at the University of Regensburg. He has a special interest in topics related to language didactics and focuses  on questions of multilingual didactics and assessment in a foreign language context.


+++ Target Group +++

A1 learner of German as a foreign language who have learnt English as a foreign language before or who are English native speakers.


+++ Confirmation of Participation +++

Each of the modules ends with  a progress quiz . On passing  the quiz,  you will receive a badge confirming completion of  the module. In order to pass the final progress quizzes, at least 80 percent of the questions must be answered correctly. There are four modules, providing you with the opportunity to  receive four badges.

 A certificate of participation is awarded on completion of  the whole course. To receive this certificate of participation, you will need to have achieved 80 percent in all of the progress quizzes in the course.


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German as a Foreign Language, Basic German, German A1