This course aims to:

Develop the ability to use the German language effectively for purposes of practical communication.

Form a sound base of the skills, language and attitudes required for further study, work and leisure.

Offer insights into the culture and civilization of the countries, where the language is spoken.

Develop a fuller awareness of the nature of the language and of language learning.

Encourage positive attitudes toward foreign language learning and towards speakers of foreign languages and sympathetic approach to other cultures and civilizations.

Provide enjoyment and intellectual stimulation.

Complement other areas of study by encouraging skills of a more general application (e.g. analysis, memorising, drawing of inferences)