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Beginners’ German: Food and drink

Free statement of participation on completion

This free course, Beginners' German: Food and drink, provides materials at German for beginners level that support the development of listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. The content focus is on food, restaurants and eating habits. The course also gives examples of how grammar, vocabulary, cultural aspects and study skills are taught in the Beginners' German module.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • speak about personal preferences with regard to food and drink
  • order and pay for food and drink in a restaurant
  • use the verbs essen and trinken
  • demonstrate an awareness of different types of snacks, different meal times and different places to eat in German-speaking countries
  • recognise the distinct pronunciation of German native speakers from Austria

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