• Date: 30 June - 1 August 2024
  • Target Audience: Alfaisal Students who completed German II (GER112 or GER 113) and Students of other universities with basic German language knowledge proven through a placement test with the instructor (please contact
  • Program hours: 10:30 A.M - 4:00 PM
  • Fees: 3800 SAR
  • Prerequiste: Basic German knowledge
  • Location: Alfaisal University Campus
Program Description

The intensive German A2 course is designed for students who already hold a basic knowledge of German and want to immerse themselves in the German language in a short, compact, and intensive period.

The course aims to conclude with the language level A2 by providing a multimodal, communicative, and interactive language course based on standardized methodological and didactic principles. In addition to the course, participants can receive tutoring from the instructor upon request and depending on their needs, as well as the opportunity to strengthen their communication skills through the weekly communication course "German Talks" - a successful format of the Alfaisal German Club.

Course Content

Aligned with the CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, the course aims to raise the language skills from an A1.1 to an A2 level in a short yet intensive period. Students will acquire typical communicative skills of the A2 level within an activity-oriented setting. After successfully completing the course, students can

  • Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. personal and family information, shopping, work, local area).
  • Can communicate in simple, routine situations involving a simple and direct exchange of information about familiar and routine matters.
  • Can use simple means to describe his/her own background and education, immediate environment and things related to immediate needs.

The course materials are the textbooks and workbooks Menschen A1 and A2 starting at A1.1, Lektion 7. The books are not included in the course fees.

Your instructor

Maren-Sophie El-Tayeb is an experienced lecturer of German as a foreign language and German as a second language. With a BA in German Language and Literature and an MA in German Linguistics, both earned at the University of Hamburg, she has extensive theoretical and academic expertise in the field of linguistics. In addition, she has gained more than 14 years of teaching experience, mainly in Germany, and has also conducted countless language exams in various formats as an examiner. Since September 2022, Maren-Sophie El-Tayeb is Lecturer for German Language at Alfaisal University and coordinates the elective German courses with currently over 150 enrolled students.


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