COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
German for Beginners I
Course Code: 
15GER230
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'German for Beginners I' is a course offered in the B. Tech. programs at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Greetings; Introducing one-self (formal and informal context), saying their name, origin, living place, occupation.

Numbers 1-100; Saying the telephone number.

Countries and Languages.

Grammar: Structure – W - Questions and Yes/No questions and statements, personal pronouns, verb conjugations. Articles.

Vocabulary: Professions.

Unit 2

Giving the personal details. Name, age, marital status, year of birth, place of birth, etc.

Numbers till 1000. Saying a year.

Alphabets – spelling a word.

Filling up an application form; In the restaurant – making an order.

Grammar: Definite, indefinite and negative article in nominative. Accusative: indefinite and negative Article

Vocabulary: Food items

Unit 3

Numbers above 1000. Orientation in Shopping plazas: asking the price, where do I find what, saying the opinion.

Grammar: Accusative – definite article. Adjectives and plural forms.

Vocabulary: Furniture and currencies.