Intensive German Language Intermediate B1
Freie Universität Berlin
Area of Study
German, German Culture
This course is designed for students who have successfully completed the basic level of German and who have a sound knowledge of German at the A2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course is intensive and is intended for dedicated, highly self-motivated students who will take responsibility for their learning.
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits12
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units18
Hours & Credits
Within six weeks, this course will help you to expand your competences in listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as strengthen your knowledge of grammar, while emphasizing self-correction. You will also expand your knowledge of the German culture and analyze and interpret cultural, political, and historical topics in German-speaking countries and compare them with your own cultural background.
- By the end of the six-week course you will have developed and regularly use new strategies for language acquisition.
- You will be able to engage in detailed discussions on above mentioned topics.
- Furthermore, you will have developed reading strategies that will allow you to understand different text types in detail.
- In addition, you will improve your essay writing skills, i.e. you will be able to write short texts on different topics, revise and proofread them.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.