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Getting started with German 3

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You'll start this course by building your vocabulary with language to use whilst shopping, such as items of clothing, colours, and how to ask for help. Then, in Week 2, you'll learn how to talk about television programmes and statistics. The course will give you opportunity to practise expressing preferences, asking for and giving permission and apologising. You'll also learn how to use separable verbs.

This OpenLearn course is an extract from the beginning of the Open Centre for Languages and Cultures short course, LXG003 Beginners German 3: richtig so! After completing this free course, you may wish to register for the full course to continue your learning!

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand German vocabulary for items of clothing and colours
  • express preferences, ask for and give permission, and apologise 
  • talk about television programmes
  • use separable verbs in the present tense.

First Published: 25/03/2021

Updated: 25/03/2021

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