German 3

$220 Limited inc GST / $170.01 / $185
German 3

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Course description

This course is suitable for students who have completed German 2 or equivalent (32 hrs tuition).
The emphasis is on learning the basics of the German language to allow you to engage in conversations about yourself and situations in everyday life. All four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) will be practised every lesson. The course will continue to the next level in the following term if there are sufficient enrolments. Text purchase required: see"What to bring".

What your course will cover (Based on chapters 7 – 9 of the text.)

In a relaxed, friendly and supportive atmosphere, you will learn:

*how to go shopping. (Ich möchte zehn Brötchen bitte).
*how to handle prices in euros. (Wie teuer ist denn der Riesling?; Der kostet € 4,90).
*how to order food and drinks in a restaurant. (Zum Trinken nehme ich einen Tee; Als Vorspeise möchte ich eine Suppe).
*how to talk about leisure pursuits. (Ich fotografiere gern; Ich gehe nicht gern ins Kino; Ich mag Fußball).
*the use of –gern- and –nicht gern-. (see previous example).
*the use of irregular verbs in the present tense. (sprechen, lesen, essen, fahren, nehmen).
*what happens to our friends in episode 2 of the video series Extra.
*a new German proverb every week.

Resources used include German songs and rhymes as well as other authentic materials such as photos, recipes, newspaper clippings and objects.


  • For those who have completed 2 terms (32 hours) of Adult Education German study or its equivalent.
  • Language courses from level 2 are continuations from the previous level. New students: you are strongly advised to examine the content of the lower level course and be confident that you are already competent at that level.

What to bring

  • Pen and note book for work done in class.
  • A folder for your many handouts – an expandable A4 folder with plastic sleeves is recommended.
  • German/English dictionary.
  • Teach Yourself Complete German. New edition, 2012. Authors: Paul Coggle and Heiner Schenke. ISBN-13: 978-1-444-177398

Please do not worry if you do not have the book for the first lesson. Your tutor is aware that this sometimes happens.

Important information

  • Most language classes fill up quickly. However, your class could be cancelled if not enough people enrol. If you are concerned about buying a book that may be of no use to you then please check the viability of your class with adult education before purchasing your text.

Please note that children must not attend this class unless it is a specified parent/child activity.

Disability and special needs

Libraries Tasmania is committed to achieving open, equitable access and participation to a range of adult education programs and courses. If you have a disability or medical condition which you think may impact on your ability to participate in an adult education course, please complete the Special Needs Form available at:, or contact the adult education team: This will help us to make the necessary adjustments to maximise your enjoyment and experience in your chosen course. All enquiries are confidential.

Please note that carers supporting learners with disabilities can attend our classes free of charge. For more information, please contact adult education team:

Refund policy

Cancellations and Refunds
Please choose your course carefully. A full refund is payable in the event that a class is cancelled. No other refunds are considered except for extenuating circumstances which are supported by a written application.

Contact details

For General Enquiries contact

  • (03) 6165 5564

Or for specific enquiries relating to issues in your area, contact your local centre

Terms and Conditions

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