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German B1.2 E-School
Online language course with online group lessons
Do you want the flexibility of an online course while having the interaction of a live class? With an E-school language course you’ll combine self-paced learning with six integrated online group lessons in a virtual classroom. You’ll work through activities on your own and then deepen what you’ve learned in an online group lesson. Small groups with a maximum of eight people will enable you to strengthen your language skills and even though it’s an online language course you’ll have social interaction within the class. The online community allows you to share information and ideas outside of the group, and you can also book an optional online private lesson with your personal tutor. ​​
  • The course offers the following advantages:
    • Flexible and available from anywhere
    • Six 45-minute lessons in a virtual classroom are included
    • Small groups with a maximum of eight students
    • Focus on verbal communication skills
    • Social interaction within the group
    • Interactive practice and multimedia e-learning
    • A vocabulary trainer to expand your vocabulary
  • Your profile
    •  Your German language level corresponds to level  A2 Determine your level using our free language placement test.
    • A willingness to spend around two hours on home study per week.
    • Your computer system must meet the technical requirements.
    • For the lessons in the virtual classroom you’ll need a webcam and a headset.
  • System requirements
    • Browser: Internet Explorer, version 10 or higher, MS Edge, Firefox, version 38 or higher, Chrome, version 43 or higher, Safari, version 8 or higher, Android, version 4 or higher.
    • Fast internet connection (at least 20 Mbit/s).
    • Sound card, microphone/headset.
    • For meetings in the online classroom on a PC or Mac:
      • Microsoft Windows, version 7 or higher or Mac 10.8 or higher.
      • Adobe® Flash® Player 13.0+.
    • For meetings in the online classroom on a mobile device:
      • Apple OS version iOS 6 or higher: iPhone version 4S or higher, iPad version 2 or higher, iPad mini.
      • Android OS version 2.3.4 or higher: Motorola Droid Razr Maxx, Motorola Atrix, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4, Nexus 7 tablet.
  • Learning objectives

    The learning objectives for the German B1 course are based on the Common European Framework Reference (CEFR). At the end of the course, you will be able to

    • participate in conversations on various topics.
    • understand key information in reports on current events as well as topics related to your profession and areas of interest.
    • understand texts that use common day-to-day or professional language.
    • write personal letters, reporting on your experiences and impressions.
  • Dates
    Session 1: German B1.2 E-School
    • Mon, 05.12.2016 | 05:15-06.00 p.m.

    Session 2: German B1.2 E-School
    • Mon, 03.01.2017 | 05:15-06.00 p.m.


    Session 3: German B1.2 E-School
    • Mon, 30.01.2017 | 05:15-06.00 p.m.

    Session 4: German B1.2 E-School
    • Mon, 27.02.2017 | 05:15-06.00 p.m.

    Session 5: German B1.2 E-School
    • Mon, 27.03.2017 | 05:15-06.00 p.m.


    Session 6: German B1.2 E-School
    • Mon, 24.04.2017 | 05:15-06.00 p.m.
Details
Course start Nov 07, 2016
Course end May 07, 2017
Course times 6 Mondays | 05:15-06.00 p.m.
Price incl. VAT CHF 790.00
Modules
  • E-Learning
    • Flexible and available from anywhere.
    • For PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones.
    • 24 learning units with the multimedia e-learning.
    • A vocabulary trainer and additional grammar exercises.
    • Pronunciation practice, focus on reading and listening comprehension.
    • Individual learning pace
    • Additional learning motivation through magazines and much more.
  • Personal coaching
    • Personal support as you learn.
    • Option of asking your personal tutor questions directly.
    • Homework and additional assignments provided and corrected by your personal tutor.
    • Corrections and individual suggestions for improvement.
    • Personal motivation and interaction with others.
  • Online group lesson
    • The onsite classroom lesson is based on what you learn in the e-learning program.
    • Six 50-minute double lessons in the onsite classroom are included.
    • Focus on verbal communication
    • Small classes with a maximum of eight students.
    • Social interaction within the group.
    • Apply and deepen what you’ve learned.
    • Improve verbal communication skills.
  • Online private lesson
    • Optionally on top:
      • Available from anywhere and with any device.
      • 1x45 Min.: CHF 85.–
      • 3x45 Min.: CHF 240.–
      • 6x45 Min.: CHF 450.–
    • Flexibly arrange a time directly with your personal tutor.
    • Available from anywhere and with any device.
    • Tailored online private lesson with your personal tutor.
    • Apply and deepen what you’ve learned.
    • Improve verbal communication skills.
    • Discuss questions and topics that are not clear directly with your personal tutor.
    • WITH COURSE TYPE PRIVATE:Six 45-minute private lessons in the online classroom are included