The course contains 3 hours’ recorded material. The text and the recording are combined, and you simply press ’play’, either at the beginning in order to hear the entire course, or for each sentence. The course consists of the following 37 sections:
1. Common expressions -when meeting someone
2. Numerals -cardinal numbers
3. Numerals-ordinal numbers
4. The time
5. Days of the week
6. The months
7. The seasons
8. The weather
10. By train
11. By plane
12. At the airport
13. At passport control/customs
14. At the hotel
16. Renting a car
17. At the garage/at the petrol station
18. By bus
19. By underground
20. By taxi
21. Road information
22. General phrases – when needing help
23. The bank
24. At the post office
26. General phrases – when in company
27. At the restaurant
30. Purchasing and shopping
31. At the doctor
32. At the pharmacy
33. General phrases -in emergencies
34. On the beach
You will learn approximately 800 new words.
People use between 500-1,500 words in active everyday speech.
After completing this course, you will have attained level A1 on the Council of Europe’s foreign language proficiency scale.
This means that you will be familiar with most common words and phrases in your immediate surroundings.
You are also able to read and understand common names and simple sentences, and you can hold a conversation if the other person speaks slowly and clearly.
You can complete simple forms.