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Our next course:

Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 12:45 to 13:30
Start: 07 July 2022
End: 02 August 2022
Total: 8 lessons
Fee: EUR 75

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)

REGISTRATION

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

More information on registration