This course is designed to be taken together with our courses in Terms 2, 3 or 4, to give participants maximum value from their time in Berlin.
The primary goal of language instruction should be the development of communication. To achieve this, you must engage in as many communicative situations as possible, and the course is designed to provide you with ample opportunities in the classroom and on a course-related excursion to do so.
The course follows the standards of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) for level A1 (beginners with no prior knowledge), which will be achieved by the end of the course. Equal emphasis will be given to five language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
June 8th until July 3rd
At the end of the course, you will:
Aimed at Beginners.
Dr. Jasmin Krakenberg is a Visiting Lecturer of Germanics at the University of Washington, Seattle. She has considerable experience in the classroom at both private and public institutions in Germany and the United States. She has designed and taught courses in communicative and task-based language acquisition at every level, courses that stimulate meaning-focused language use.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
The general prerequisites of the TU Berlin Summer University are the following: at least one year of university experience + English level B2 or equivalent.
The course fee covers both tuition and learning materials, a public transportation ticket for Berlin, Wi-Fi access on the TU Berlin Campus and library access.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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