A1.1 Can-do Description
German Courses / Menschen A1 / Units 1-8
 

Please note that the number in brackets at the end of each sentence below indicates the unit in the book where this material can be found.

  On completion of this course, participants can:
  Productive Skills
  Speaking
 
  1. Greet people and say goodbye. (1)
  2. Ask about personal condition/feelings and react. (1)
  3. Introduce people – language, country of origin, address. (1/3)
  4. Ask people basic questions and respond. (1 Question forms)
  5. Ask for clarification and spell. (1)
  6. Talk about jobs/profession/main activities. (2/6)
  7. Talk about marital status and family members. (2/3)
  8. Express negative forms. (3)
  9. Ask for and get help. (4)
  10. Give basic descriptions/assessment of everyday objects (adjectives) (4)
  11. Ask about prices and use high numbers. (4/5)
  12. Make compliments. (7)
  13. Describe free-time activities and abilities. (7 können)
  14. Talk about times and frequency. (7/8)
  15. Make suggestions and appointments. (8)

  Writing
 
  1. Fill in a form. (5)
  2. Short SMS and Chats. (8)
  3. Make invitations, accept and refuse

  Receptive Skills
  Reading
 
  1. Understand personal profiles and match photo to text. (2/7)
  2. Read descriptions of people and correct false information. (3)
  3. Extract basic information from texts about products.(5)
  4. Mark “what and when” in short announcements.(8)
  5. Basic emails and SMS (6)

  Listening
 
  1. Process basic information about people. Decide who says what. (1)
  2. Understand and note numbers and telephone numbers. (2)
  3. Telephone call conventions. (6)

 

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