Language Courses

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The LLC offers a wide range of classes for both academic and everyday language use in the above mentioned languages for students of the LUH. The classes for academic languages are geared towards advanced learners and require a good command of the respective languages. The curriculum is in concordance with the needs of the faculties at the Leibniz University of Hannover. Students may also learn a new language in a four-hour class and follow their personal goals with flexible learning possibilities and tandem partnerships. The LLC's technical equipment offers both teachers and students access to the internet and facilitates modern language lessons.

 

The LLC offers a wide range of classes for both academic and everyday language use in the above mentioned languages for students of the LUH. The classes for academic languages are geared towards advanced learners and require a good command of the respective languages. The curriculum is in concordance with the needs of the faculties at the Leibniz University of Hannover. Students may also learn a new language in a four-hour class and follow their personal goals with flexible learning possibilities and tandem partnerships. The LLC's technical equipment offers both teachers and students access to the internet and facilitates modern language lessons.

 

Please note: Placement tests English, German and Spanish!

If you are not a beginner, you require to take a placement test before registering for a course in English, German or Spanish.

ASSESSING LANGUAGES WITH THE COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK FOR LANGUAGE REFERENCES

All courses at the LLC follow the Common European Framework for Language References. In 2001, the “Common European Framework for Language References” (CEFR) formulated several descriptions for the respective language competences in six different levels. In accordance with the global descriptors, you have a clear structure as a reference upon which our courses are based.

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Basic User

Independent User

Proficient User

Language Level A1
(Breakthrough)
A2
(Waystage)
B1
(Threshold)
B2
(Vantage)
C1
(Effective Operational Proficiency)
C2
(Mastery)
Listening simple vocabulary, short sentences simple vocabulary, short sentences Familiar topics (Work, hobby) Longer presentations/movies Long movies/presentations without difficultires No difficulties
Reading Names, short words Short, simple texts Common everyday language Prose, articles Complex matters No difficulties
Speaking Singular words Short conversations Conversations about familiar topics Spontaneous and fluent Precise expression of personal thoughts Precise expression of personal thoughts
Writing e.g., short postcarts Simple notes, short letter Coherent texts about familiar topics Detailed texts about a variety of topics     Detailed texts about a variety of topics No difficulties

Based on GER-Globalskala.