Welcome To Discover Germany - German Institute We offer different German Programs as: - GOETHE Program (Duration 60 Hours) This course gives training in German for the purpose of the Start Deutsch 1 (A1) and/ or a more academically elementary level focused German course. The course covers appropriate language skills areas of reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar and vocabulary. Though the courses train for the Start Deutsch 1 (A1) exam, they are open to all students who are interested in more academic coursework Basic Level A - 1 (Duration: 40 Hours) In this Level, Students can understand and use familiar, everyday expressions and very simple sentences, which relate to the satisfying of concrete needs. Can introduce him/herself and others as well as ask others about themselves - e.g. where they live, who they know and what they own - and can respond to questions of this nature. Can communicate in a simple manner if the person they are speaking to speaks slowly and clearly and is willing to help. Basic Level A - 2 (Duration Hours) In this Level, Students can understand sentences and commonly used expressions associated with topics directly related to his/her direct circumstances (e.g. personal information or information about his/her family, shopping, work, immediate surroundings). Can make him/herself understood in simple, routine situations dealing with a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and common topics. Can describe his/her background and education, immediate surroundings and other things associated with immediate needs in a simple way. Intermediate Level B - 1 (Duration 80 Hours) In this Level, Students can understand the main points when clear, standard language is used and the focus is on familiar topics associated with work, school, leisure time, etc. Can deal with most situations typically encountered when travelling in the language region. Can express him/herself simply and coherently regarding familiar topics and areas of personal interest. Can report on experiences andevents, describe dreams, hopes and goals as well as make short statements to justify or explain his/her own views and plans. Intermediate Level B - 2 (Duration 100 Hours) In this Level, Students can understand the main contents of complex texts on concrete and abstract topics; also understands specialized discussions in his/her own primary area of specialization. Can communicate so spontaneously and fluently that a normal conversation with native speakers is easily possible without a great deal of effort on either side. Can express him/herself on a wide range of topics in a clear and detailed manner, explain his/her position on a current issue and indicate the benefits and drawbacks of various options.