German CEFR A2/B1 > B1 - in person

The German language courses of the University of Groningen Language Centre focus on speaking and understanding German in everyday situations that you might come across in Germany. A German language course can help you to update your half-forgotten skills or to expand your existing skills.

German level A2/B1 > B1 is for participants who have taken the Level A2 > A2/B1 German course at the Language Centre or who have reached a comparable level of proficiency. You are able to cope with most everyday situations when you are in a German-speaking country. You can understand the main points of conversations about personal matters, family, work, school and spare time, as well as the main points of radio or television programmes about current affairs that interest you. You can write simple texts about familiar or personally relevant topics and are able to understand texts that contain many frequently used or work-related words.

Determine your starting level of a language training online and in your own time with the placement test!

Study load

  • Regular course: 12 lessons of 2 hours, in addition a total of around 30 hours of self-study.

Language of instruction
The target language is the language of instruction as much as possible. When necessary, the course is taught in Dutch and/or English.

Office hour
If you want to register and you have not previously taken an Arabic course at the Language Centre, we advise you to visit the office hour to discuss with a teacher which course would suit you best, but this is not mandatory. Please note that you can already register for the course you are interested in. Office hours only take place in the period before the start of the course. If office hours are scheduled, you can make your appointment here.

You will also be using online course material in Brightspace, the online learning environment of the University of Groningen.

Course material   
The following course material will be used. You must order this yourself from a bookshop or online.

For native speakers of Dutch:

  • Kontext Woordenschat met oefeningen
    ISBN 978-94-6030-0165
  • Kortom Duitse grammatica
    Henk Mangnus (Walvaboek)
    ISBN: 978 9066750678

For non-native speakers of Dutch:

  • Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Lextra: Grund- und Aufbauwortschatz. (Cornelsen)
    ISBN 978-3-589-01559-7
  • A German grammar book in your mother tongue

Using a Rosetta Stone account besides a language course
It is possible to use a Rosetta Stone account for online independent study besides one of our language courses, with the advantage that the account can be used after the course to keep working on your language skills. Please note that a Rosetta Stone account is not compulsory for our language courses and will not be used by the teacher.

Attendance certificate
At the end of a course, every participant will receive an attendance certificate on condition that they have attended 75% of the lessons.

German CEFR A2/B1 > B1 - in person

EUR 415.00

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Coursecode Free spots Starts/Ends Days Place Enrollment start/end
MVT-DUIT2-2022-1264 Available
  • Starts on:
    07 Mar 2023
  • Ends on:
    20 Jun 2023
  • Tuesday 20:00 - 22:00
  • Start:
    18 October 2022 12:00
  • End:
    20 February 2023 12:00
Les: March 7, 2023, 8 p.m. -March 7, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 1: March 14, 2023, 8 p.m. -March 14, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 2: March 21, 2023, 8 p.m. -March 21, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 3: March 28, 2023, 8 p.m. -March 28, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 4: April 4, 2023, 8 p.m. -April 4, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 5: April 11, 2023, 8 p.m. -April 11, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 6: April 18, 2023, 8 p.m. -April 18, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 7: April 25, 2023, 8 p.m. -April 25, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 8: May 2, 2023, 8 p.m. -May 2, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 9: May 9, 2023, 8 p.m. -May 9, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 10: May 16, 2023, 8 p.m. -May 16, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 11: May 23, 2023, 8 p.m. -May 23, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 12: May 30, 2023, 8 p.m. -May 30, 2023, 10 p.m.
Les 13: June 6, 2023, 8 p.m. -June 6, 2023, 10 p.m.

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