During July members received a lot of new topics on normal life with new vocabulary, reinforced by selected You tube lessons to acquire good pronunciation of the written material. The advanced members will have a good knowledge of proper pronunciation and should have no problems to read Romulus with Pauline in the Spring, if motivated to follow the suggestions provided. It takes motivation to teach one's tongue to acquire the different sounds of the ABC in German. It has been an interesting month for me to find the required URLs in YouTube. If I have encouraged some members to spend some time looking at the suggested URLs or to investigate further to find more, I will be very happy to have been of some help. It is a pleasure to do this job.
German Conversation - Coaching lessons via E-mail in two parts, for beginners & advanced class members
Building on the good work of Pauline over the last years, I have attempted this month to make class members aware that there is a distinct difference in the pronunciation of the English and German ABC.
Because of the limited time I was acquainted with the members and due to the Corona virus non meeting restrictions, I had no knowledge of how advanced different members were. So I sent my weekly coaching lessons via E-mail in two parts, for beginners and advanced members, making good use of German lesson YouTube contributions and my weekly general German writings, so members could pick according to how advanced they felt. I have heard no complaints, so I assume everyone is satisfied with that approach.
The second act of Romulus was issued by Pauline, giving members an enormous amount of new vocabulary. Hopefully my pronunciation coaching will help to achieve a nice clear reading of the comedy in the spring time. It`s a pleasure to help out as much as I can. I learn a lot, too, doing this.
Some knowledge of the German language is required, but all levels, from beginners to fluent speakers, will be accommodated. .
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10 to 11.30 am
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