Class Overview

German for Travelers | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationAdvance your real-life conversational German skills using today’s news as your textbook!

Intermediate-advanced level German speakers, work on building vocabulary, understanding and comprehension of both written and spoken language, as well as improving listening and speaking skills.

While increasing vocabulary and fluency, review intermediate-advanced grammar concepts.

Build real-life communication skills using current news and topics from newspapers, magazines, books, TV/radio shows, etc.

This practice will help you communicate with native speakers more smoothly and naturally, in addition to learning about news and culture.

Increase your German conversational expressions and fluency as well as improve pronunciation

Increase your confidence and conversational skills in exchanging information and ideas on a wide range of real-life stories and
news.

Develop more advanced and complex sentence structure

In addition to learning to understand more formal language used in printed materials, enjoy learning common phrases, expressions and Idioms used by native speakers in daily life.

Join this class to increase your German language ability, cultural understanding and connection to other German students.

Please bring a notebook and pen or pencil OR a laptop to class.

Learning Outcomes

Improve real-life communication skills using current news and topics from newspapers, magazines, books, TV/radio shows, etc.

Increase your German conversational expressions and fluency as well as improve pronunciation

Develop more advanced and complex sentence structure

Be able to use native-like phrases, expressions and Idioms used by native speakers in daily life

Who Should Take this Class?

Prerequisite: minimum of 3 quarters of German or equivalent.

This class is for intermediate German language students who want to improve their conversational skills.

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6228
  • Instructor: Juergen Themann
  • When: 10 Mondays; 9/23/2019-12/2/2019; 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 20
  • Where: Broadway Edison Building, Room 4167; 1701 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $219
  • Additional Notes: No class on 11/11.
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