Perfect German’s A1 German course conveys simple linguistic structures. The course content is basedon the everyday events of the participants.
In the A1 course, you will learneveryday expressions as well as simple grammar and sentence structures that will help you tosuccessfully cope with routineeverydaysituations in the oral and written area.
Your daily A1 lessons with us look like this:
Training of oral and written communication skills
intensive vocabulary work
Training of listening and reading comprehension
Learning and practicing elementary grammar structures
After successfully completing our A1 language course, you will have a basic vocabulary and will be able to talk about yourself and have simple conversations in German.
for participants with little or no knowledge of German
Requirements / previous knowledge:
Language of instruction: German
Group, partner and project work
Introduction of the means of speaking based on texts and audio material
Practice and consolidation of the language in dialogues and role plays
The perfect German teaching team consists of lecturers with extensive teaching experience and intercultural competence.
In the course you will work with current A1 textbooks. You will receive detailed information on this in good time before the start of the course.
The content of our A1 German course corresponds to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Vocabulary tests, intermediate exams in the A1 German course:
12 vocabulary tests (after each lesson)
12 chapter tests (after each lesson)
The regular learning progress checks test the skills of reading, listening, writing and the practiced grammar. The corrections are made by the qualified teachers. With the help of these tests you can check your learning progress.
Work at home:
You get homework every day. These will be discussed and corrected on the next day of class.
Final exam and certificate after the A1 course:
At the end of the course, you will take an internal A1 final exam and receive an A1 final certificate from Perfekt Deutsch. You also have the option of taking a telc German A1 exam with us. Here you can find more information about the telc A1 exam.
Additionally for the online course:
With our online A1 German course, you can learn from the comfort of your own home and achieve your desired learning goal in a timely manner.
What to expect:
Interactive live online lessons in the virtual classroom with video and audio
Professional German learning with qualified, experienced DaF teachers
For the online course you need:
stable internet connection
Computer or laptop with camera
Our DaF teachers have a lot of experience in teaching the German language and are well versed in using the respective online tools. They know how to make online lessons diverse and goal-oriented, how to motivate participants to do interactive exercises and how to make optimal use of the advantages of online lessons.
In the online German course from Perfekt Deutsch you work with modern software that is free of charge for you. You can either order your GFL textbook as a print version in bookshops or you can work with an interactive digital version.
This is what you will learn in the A1 evening course:
How you cancommunicate on an elementary basisin most everyday situations, e.g.
Say and write your name and place of residence
ask how you are and react to it
Giving and understanding directions
talk about hobbies
make simple phone calls
Give out invitations and congratulations
ask for the price and make purchases
Order and pay in the restaurant
Make appointments with a doctor or the authorities
Apologize about being late and respond to it
Express your approval or disapproval
Favors, displeasures and formulate your suggestions
ask someone for information
How you can read simple texts and write them yourself, for example
Write short messages or postcards
Fill out forms
Describe your daily routine
understand and write an invitation
Course content in the A1 evening course:
Lesson 1: Getting in touch
Vocabulary:Numbers 1-20, countries and languages
Verbs and personal pronouns
Large and lower case
Lesson 2: family, friends and me
Vocabulary: hobbies, days of the week, numbers from 20, professions
irregular verbs and personal pronouns
formal and informal form of address
Yes / No / Yes answers to decision questions
definite article: der, das, die
Singular and plural nouns
To have verbs and to be
Lesson 3: My City
Vocabulary: places and buildings, means of transport, directions, months and seasons
indefinite article one, one, one
Article of negation no, no, no
Negation with "not"
Imperative with you
Lesson 4: Eating and Drinking
Vocabulary: meals, groceries, drinks, shops
verbs with accusative
Personal pronoun in the accusative case
Verbs like and want
Lesson 5: Everyday Life and Family
Vocabulary: daily routine, times, family
Times with on, at, from … to
Possessive articles in nominative and accusative
Modal verbs must, can, want
Modal verbs in the sentence
Lesson 6: time with friends, hobbies
Vocabulary: ordinals, leisure activities, food and drinks, events
Personal pronouns in the accusative case me, you,
fixed prepositions with acc.
Past tense of to have and to be
Lesson 7: Everyday Work
Vocabulary:everyday office life, location information, bank, media
Connect sentences:and, or, but
Conjunctions rather, because
Article in the dative
Preposition with + dative
Place indications: prepositions with dative and accusative
Article usage with country names
Lesson 8: Health
Vocabulary:parts of the body, illnesses, medicines, jobs in the hospital
Modal verbs should, must, (not) may
Lesson 9: My Apartment
Vocabulary: rooms, furniture and appliances, colors, forms of living
Alternating prepositions with dative and accusative
Lesson 10: Study and Profession
Vocabulary:professions and jobs, places of work, studies, applications