Conversational German – From using the Phone to Pastimes and Holidays is a free ALISON online course which is designed for anyone who wants to gain confidence in speaking German. With 120 million German speakers in over 20 countries this course is the last in a series of conversational German courses that lay down the foundations of the spoken language by introducing learners to the pronunciation of words and the use of phrases and sentences, with English translations, through text and audio.
With the focus on spoken German, this course includes: using the phone for taking and leaving messages as well as making appointments; sporting activities; going to the theater; making plans for the weekend; how to book a hotel, check in when you arrive, ask for information and directions; and, additional information about German culture, grammar and verbs.
This course will be of great interest to anyone who wants to learn how to speak German in social settings or anyone who is looking to travel to any German speaking region in Europe.
See also: Conversational German – First Contact