Foreign Languages Centre

Learn German with us

FLC German GPMore people speak German as their native language than any other language in Europe and, as German and Swiss economy are prosperous, it has become a popular foreign language to study in the UK and in the rest of Europe to increase one’s employability skills.

Our course provides classes from Complete Beginner through to Advanced.

Based on a communicative approach to learning, you will learn practical language that you will be able to use in every day conversations. In addition, you will develop cultural awareness of the German speaking world. A world of 90 million native speakers, and the official language of 6 countries.

Along with your teachers, Elke Pawlowski and Manuela von Papen, we very much look forward to welcoming you to our course.

Choosing the correct language level

Use the information below to choose the correct language level for you.

Beginner part 2 (Stage 1)

This level has been designed for you if you have basic knowledge of German. This course is not suitable for complete beginners.

This level will give you a basic introduction to the language.

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Wednesday, 18:15-19:45 Claverton Down campus Enrol now
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Lower Intermediate part 2 (Stage 2)

This level has been designed for you if you can already use German to speak about familiar topics. You can join this course even if you did not attend part 1, provided you are at the right level.

You should join this level if you can:

  • understand basic instructions
  • take part in a basic factual conversation on a predictable topic
  • understand basic written notices
  • complete basic forms, and write notes including times, dates and places.

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Monday, 19:15-20:45 Claverton Down campus Enrol now

Intermediate part 2 (Stage 3)

This level has been designed for you if you are already able to interact confidently in German in common social situations, like in a shop, in a restaurant or with friends. You can join this course even if you did not attend part 1, provided you are at the right level.

You should join this level if you already can:

  • express simple opinions or requirements in a familiar context
  • understand straightforward written text information on familiar matters
  • write short simple texts related to personal information.

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Wednesday, 18:00-20:00 Claverton Down campus Enrol now

Advanced (Stage Advanced)

This level has been designed for you if you are proficient in German. You will be able to practise German on a weekly basis by engaging in guided group conversations. The classes mainly focus on speaking and listening skills.

This is your level if you can:

  • express yourself fluently
  • understand with ease spoken or written German
  • use the language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.

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Tuesday, 18:00-20:00 Virgil Building Enrol now

What happens next

Once you have completed your online enrolment and payment, we will send you an email confirmation of your enrolment.

This will include information about:

  • the location of your class and a map with directions
  • course materials and preparation
  • parking
  • what to do if you can't make a class
  • what happens if a class must be cancelled
  • getting in touch with your teacher
  • getting in touch with us.