At Rethink Education, learners can enroll in short-term courses (either combined with a standard language course or as standalone courses), which cover separately basic skills in the language.
The language skills courses aim at further development and improvement of specific skills, using authentic materials, dependent on the pupils’ learning needs.
Learners can choose one or more of the following Language Skills Courses
This course is ideal for learners who would like to practise and develop their speaking skills in realistic situations, using authentic material on topics appropriate for their age.
At exam prep level, students can further familiarise themselves with the format of the speaking exams and practise using the techniques they have acquired through simulation of the speaking examination.
The course’s primary focus in to develop learners listening comprehension skills as well as to help them acquire those skills needed both in real-life and during the listening part of language examinations.
This course improves students’ writing performance through a topic-based and task-based approach. The use of engaging topics motivates learners to brainstorm ideas and critically consider their arguments, before putting them in writing. The course aims to review various writing types and offer techniques to improve their writing skills.
At exam level, learners are further familiarised with the writing tasks asked at language examinations and apply the techniques taught through exam writing simulation.
An ideal course for improving reading comprehension skills. Learners are presented with a wide variety of text types, through which they improve their reading comprehension and they acquire the ability to recognise different text types, such as journals, scientific articles, newspaper articles, as well as various literary genres. Throughout this course, learners consider the use of each type of reading text in everyday life and how they can best understand it.
At exam level, learners are further familiarised with exam-type reading comprehension tasks and they apply the techniques taught in exam simulation reading comprehension tasks.
The lessons are carried out by experienced teachers and alongside with the German language our pupils are also taught about the German culture.
Exam Prep pupils acquire all the necessary skills to take the Goethe Institut German language certification exams (Goethe-Zertifikat).
for ongoing language practice
for practising the language in teams
for effective communication
for exam success
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