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Our next course:

Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 12:45 to 13:30
Start: 07 March 2019
End: 02 April 2019
Total: 8 lessons
Fee: EUR 60

OBJECTIVE

In "Pronunciation Practice" you will work intensively on some of the issues related to German phonetics.

  • Learn how to pronounce German sounds and intonation patterns correctly to make yourself better understood.
  • Improve your listening skills: Only if you can differentiate unfamiliar sounds well, will you understand what you hear better.

TARGET GROUP

Anyone who wishes to improve their pronunciation and their listening comprehension. 

Students from Level 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, who have not previously taken a pronunciation practice course.

Language requirements: Level B1 (in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) 

CONTENT

Typical issues in German phonetics:

  • Long and short vowels
  • Rounded vowels o / ö / u / ü
  • Consonantal and vocalized R
  • Compound letters <ng>
  • Terminal devoicing
  • Aspiration of plosives
  • Word stress
  • Intonation (prosody)

FURTHER DATES

09 July to 01 August 2019
05 November to 28 November 2019

REGISTRATION

You can register online (online registration under "Special Courses") or in person during office hours.

More information on registration