Online course in Business & Management

German at Work Intermediate 2: Deutsch am Arbeitsplatz

Develop your understanding of the German language and consolidate your communication skills for the workplace.

German at Work Intermediate 2: Deutsch am Arbeitsplatz

  • Duration 4 weeks
  • Weekly study 5 hours
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Why join the course?

German is the most widely spoken native language in Europe, and German-speaking countries benefit from strong economics and low unemployment.

This course will help you consolidate your German communication skills for the workplace. It follows German at Work Intermediate 1: Deutsch am Arbeitsplatz.

You’ll learn how to discuss current employment trends, preconceptions and stereotypes, vocational training in Germany, and job applications.

You’ll develop your linguistic competence (at level B1) and deepen your cultural understanding.

What topics will you cover?

  • Vocational training in Germany
  • Current employment trends
  • Preconceptions and stereotypes
  • Job applications

When would you like to start?

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Apply intercultural communication skills, for example, using conventions to write a letter of application
  • Demonstrate an understanding of spoken and written German, for example, a video feature, a short job interview and documentation related to job applications
  • Discuss vocational education, employment opportunities as well as your own strengths and preferences
  • Apply appropriate phrases and structures to communicate accurately and with increasing complexity, for example using a wider range of adjectives accurately

Who is the course for?

This course is for learners who already have an intermediate level of German.

This course follows German at Work Intermediate 1: Deutsch am Arbeitsplatz.

Who will you learn with?

Christine Pleines

Christine Pleines

I'm a Lecturer in German at the Open University with a keen interest in how we learn other languages - also through interaction online. I'm from Frankfurt (am Main!), I love travelling and sunshine.

Elke StJohn

Elke StJohn

As an OU Associate Lecturer I enjoy working with learners from all over the world. In my free time I like walking, cycling and travelling.

Who developed the course?

The Open University (OU) is the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning, with a mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas.

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