• The Open University

German at Work Intermediate 2: Deutsch am Arbeitsplatz

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

10,184 enrolled on this course

German at Work Intermediate 2: Deutsch am Arbeitsplatz
  • Duration4 weeks
  • Weekly study5 hours

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

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?

Who developed the course?

The Open University

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.

  • Established1969
  • LocationMilton Keynes, UK
  • World rankingTop 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020


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