Intensive German Language Intermediate Advanced B2

Freie Universität Berlin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intensive German Language Intermediate Advanced B2

  • Host University

    Freie Universität Berlin

  • Location

    Berlin, Germany

  • Area of Study

    German, German Culture

  • Language Level

    High Intermediate

  • Prerequisites

    This course is designed for students who have successfully completed the basic level and the first part of the intermediate level of German and who have a sound knowledge of German at the B1 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

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    120
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    8
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    12
  • Overview

    This course will help you to expand your competences in speaking and writing within four weeks, while emphasizing self-correction. Furthermore, it will help you to increase your vocabulary, to deepen grammar usage, and develop effective reading and listening strategies.

    In addition, you will 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 four-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.

     

Course Disclaimer

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.