02.11.2021 - 20.01.2022
Tue, Thu 12:15 - 13:45
Course ID: G20469
On B1 level at VOX, you will work towards the goal of being able to speak actively and independently, because at level B1 practically all of the grammar required for speaking freely will be completed. To achieve this, the principles of language usage on B1 level will be explained to you in a simple way using the VOX method, so that you can apply them immediately in your everyday life. We will work in a very focused and playful way on the sentence structure, declension of the nouns, declension of the adjectives, verb conjugation, Konjunktiv II, tenses and prepositions so that you can master these topics perfectly by the end of the course.
- 02.11.2021 - 20.01.2022
- 24 lessons
- 2 lessons per week
- 90 min. per lesson
- Max. 5 participants
German B1 level objectives
The Common European Framework (CEFR) defines specific objectives for B1 level.
- Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
- Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
- Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
- Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
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If you are ready to sit your first intermediate level exam for German, then this course is for you. This course is also perfect for those who want to gain Swiss citizenship and need to prove that they have B1-level speaking skills or for your C-permit.
In this course, you will progress from a basic to an independent user of German and you will be able to deal with most daily situations in German by the end of the course through our speaking-based method. Your experienced teacher will not only help you to improve your language skills, but also to develop strategies for tackling the different parts of the exam efficiently and accurately.
Our classes are very small (3-5 people). This small size means your teacher can adapt to you and any special requirements you may have. Just ask your teacher. This course will cover all parts of the exam: reading comprehension, listening comprehension, language elements (vocabulary and grammar), writing and, naturally, VOX’s specialty, speaking. Through repetition of exam-like exercises in class, working through the exam will be a breeze by the end.
Upcoming Goethe exams
Goethe-Zertifikat B1: Modul Hören
Goethe-Zertifikat B1: Modul Lesen
Goethe-Zertifikat B1: Modul Hören
Goethe-Zertifikat B1: Modul Sprechen
Goethe-Zertifikat B1 (Jugendliche)
Goethe-Zertifikat B1: Modul Hören (Jugendliche)
Goethe-Zertifikat B1: Modul Lesen (Jugendliche)
Goethe-Zertifikat B1: Modul Schreiben (Jugendliche)
(Translated by Google) academically trained teachers, pleasant classroom climate, a little thin walls in the building. I can only recommend the school :) (Original) akademisch ausgebildete Lehrer, angenehmes Unterrichtsklima, ein wenig dünne Wände im Gebäude. Die Schule kann ich nur empfehlen :)
A convincing approach and a pleasant team! Students get to train all the linguistic skills (especially speaking) on a regular basis thanks to small group classes. As a teacher, it is really rewarding to be able to focus on the individual student‘s needs.
I am very happy with the teaching method of this school. Before I started to learn German with this method, I had been learning German already two years. Nevertheless I didn't feel power to communicate, not even talking about passing the exam in order to receive permit C. And with the method of this school I only needed one and a half months and I passed the exam with 85% out of 100%. I started to talk to people. I started to understand cases and genders. Rules of the German language no longer scare me. It all became like a game for me. And my learning now goes on, ones you understand the method, you can continue learning all the time. I recommend this school very much. And if I decide to learn some other language more, I will absolutely go only to this language school.
(Translated by Google) A modern, "crisp", dynamic, flexible and very likable school, where teaching and working with the behind-the-scenes teams is great fun! A great job that I can definitely recommend. (Original) Eine moderne, "knackige", dynamische, flexible und sehr sympathische Schule, an der das Unterrichten und die Zusammenarbeit mit den Teams hinter den Kulissen enormen Spass macht! Ein toller Arbeitsplatz, den ich auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen kann.
Great school and a fantastic service! A+
Super school and good teacher we had two teacher Leah and Victoria. Both good ! My only complain it’s a bit expensive But they are welling to do discount. I recommend the school for it very good quality and you well learn a lot.
(Translated by Google) Top instruction, friendly colleagues, exciting tasks (Original) Top Unterrichtungen, sympatische Kollegen, spannende Aufgaben
(Translated by Google) The VOX school is recommended, has very good, committed teachers. (Original) Die VOX Schule ist empfehlenswert, hat sehr gute, engagierte Lehrer.
VOX is not the cheapest language school in Zurich, but the quality makes it worth the price. The teachers are well-qualified and kind, and the small class size and mindful composition is much appreciated. Their administration has also been swiftly responsive to any scheduling or other issues raised.
After living about 10 years in Switzerland and having tried many different language schools, i have finally found a place to hone my German and Swiss German skills. Quite logical teaching method appeals to human brain memorization mechanisms, making language learning so natural, as it used to be with oneself's mother tongue in childhood time. The method is based upon academical linguistic education, as well as personal experience (bilingualism) of the school founder. Many thanks and greetings to Igor!
I did B2 German course and I absolutely recommend it. The course with Agnieszka has been amazing! Aga's teaching style is fantastic and she always manages to make learning pleasant and fun. I definitely improved my grammar skills which was what I was hoping for. One of my favorite parts is that Aga always uses examples from real life so I could implement what I had learned in the very same evening during conversations with my friends and family. That boosts motivation a lot. Plus the more 'dramatic' expressions (such as: dieser Zug ist abgefahren, hier hört der Spass auf) make it easier to remember and are fun to use afterwards. We were often asked what we would like to do more so I can't say anything was missing. I really wouldn't know how to improve the course, it was already above my expectations :)
(Translated by Google) The workout for your language muscles. Fitness for the Speech Muscles - the Vox method convinced me to become part of a great team of teachers. Together we get the students talking. (Original) The workout for your language muscles. Fitness für die Sprechmuskeln – die Vox-Methode überzeugte mich, Teil eines tollen Lehrerteams zu werden. Gemeinsam bringen wir die Studierenden zum Sprechen.
University class teachers
You will be taught only by carefully selected teachers with a university background in linguistics.
Focus on speaking
Speaking is at the core of our teaching method - it is only by speaking that you can learn to speak.
Max. 3-5 participants
To ensure top quality teaching, group size is limited to 3-5 participants.
We always aim to complete one level in one course. You will not encounter such course types as A1.1 or A1.2 at VOX-Sprachschule.
The schools are a couple of minutes away from the main train station of Zurich and Winterthur.
You are always welcome to book a trial lesson before embarking on your language journey with us!