GERMAN LEVEL A1
A1-level German courses aim to provide basic language skills for students who have little or no knowledge of the German language. At this level, the goal is for students to learn the German alphabet, develop a basic vocabulary and be able to communicate with simple sentences.
In terms of grammar, A1-level German courses cover the basic structure of the language and grammar rules. Students learn the conjugation of regular and irregular verbs, pronouns, and adjectives and the formation of simple sentences. They also grasp the structures used for asking questions and making positive/negative statements. Vocabulary focuses on words that students are likely to encounter in everyday life. In addition to words related to colours, numbers, family members, food and seasons, students also learn expressions used in basic communication situations such as shopping, restaurants and hotels.Communication skills help students express themselves with simple sentences and develop the ability to communicate in basic situations. Students learn basic communication skills such as greetings, introductions, sharing personal information, shopping, asking for directions and engaging in simple conversations. Listening skills enhance students’ ability to understand German sounds, pronunciation and intonation. They reinforce their listening skills by listening to simple dialogues, short conversations, recordings related to daily life and simple stories. Reading skills improve students’ ability to understand simple texts and extract basic information. At the A1 level, students enhance their reading skills with materials such as short texts, signs, labels and simple shopping lists. Writing skills develop students’ ability to write simple sentences and short paragraphs.
Overall, A1-level German courses provide the foundation for learning the language, enabling students to communicate in basic situations and gradually build their language skills.