Course name Basics of German
Course date 03.05.2023 - 23.08.2023
Institution Centria University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 6 ECTS credit

Field 4everyone HUB, Languages and Communication HUB
Teacher Centria UAS / Averko tutor teacher
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 13.03.2023 - 07.04.2023
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Basics of German

03.05.2023 - 23.08.2023

Course description

The course contains nine modules and offers various topics for students to learn essential vocabulary and grammar while also familiarizing them with German-speaking countries, some cities and interesting tourist destinations in Germany. Besides the written exercises and tests the course also contains oral tasks that can be recorded using learning environment’s built-in recorder. A final test concludes the course which is written online using the learning environment. The target level of the course according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is A1.2.


No previous German studies are needed. Students want to learn to use German both orally and in writing, in simple everyday situations related to work, or as tourists visiting German-speaking countries.

Assessment criteria

Grading scale: 0-5

Course way of working and time table

Course implementation is 100% online.

Learning material and additional links are placed in Itslearning learning environment.

6 credits course requires approximately 162 hours of work.

Digital learning environment in Centria and for this course is itslearning. The student needs a computer and working internet access.