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Conversational German - First Contact

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Conversational German - First Contact
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Conversational German – First Contact is a free online course which is designed for anyone who wants to learn to speak basic German. The course is broken down into pronunciation of the alphabet, numbers and words and the basics of conversation covering hello, goodbye and introductions. Audio segments will let you hear the sound of each letter in German, as well as how the various letters are pronounced in words. The course lays down the foundations of the spoken language by introducing learners to the pronunciation of words and phrases through text and audio. Short audio segments let you hear how the words and phrases are pronounced. You will learn how to greet people and address them correctly, both formally and informally, with multiple examples for listening to. You will learn how a sentence is formed in German and become familiar with basic grammar. This course will be of great interest to anyone who wants to learn to speak German for use in business or social occasions, and for those wanting to travel to any German speaking country or region in Europe.

  • Having completed this course the learner will be able to:
    - Pronounce the letters in the German alphabet;
    - State the basic numbers
    - Ask for the spelling or pronunciation of words or names;
    - Construct a sentence correctly in German;
    - Write a simple letter or e-mail;
    - Say 'Good morning' and 'Good evening' – both formal and informal;
    - Ask how somebody is and reply in kind;
    - Address people correctly;
    - Introduce yourself and reply to an introduction;
    - Introduce someone;

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

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    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 3 )
  • Module 1: Conversational German - First Words
    • Learning Outcomes
    • The Alphabet and Pronunciation
    • Numbers
    • Grammar - Nouns and Word Order
    • Writing - Letters and e-mails
    • Summary
  • Module 2: Conversational German - First Contact
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Hello and Goodbye
    • Introductions
    • Summary
  • Module 3: Conversational German - First Contact Assessment
    • Basic German Assessment
Topics List ( 6 )
Module 1: Conversational German - First Words
Learn the German alphabet, numbers and basic words and phrases.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 2: Conversational German - First Contact
Learn more basic words and phrases for meeting people.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 3: Conversational German - First Contact Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Cambridge University

  • Video


  • Audio


  • Assessment


  • Certification


  • Price


  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive


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