Basic Skills: Conversation Module
Do you need some extra practice speaking in order to gain confidence in your German? Then our afternoon Conversation Module is right for you. By participating in discussions, role plays and short presentations, you will expand your vocabulary and improve your speaking skills. In K5's Conversation Module, you will practise expressing yourself when discussing personal topics and social issues.
Course: Basic Skills: Conversation Module
Course length: 10 weeks, 30 lessons
Course times: Tuesday, 1.00–3.30 p.m.
Level: A2.2–B2 based on the CEFR
Registration deadline: 1 week before the course begins (later registration possible depending on availability)
Fees (depending on income):
For Basel-Stadt residents: CHF 50.– to 330.–
Fee for Solothurn residents: CHF 210.– (from course level B2 onwards CHF 470.–)
For residents of other cantons and referring agencies: CHF 470.–
Specifics: We are taking safeguards related to the corona pandemic. If social distance rules and/or maximum number of participants per course room remain defined at the course start, the course may take place in divided groups. A course instructor will teach half-groups (probably in separate course rooms). Please note the relevant additions to our general terms and conditions.
A written confirmation of participation will be issued at the end of a course if a participant has finished the course. This confirmation includes course content, course dates, course level(s) and number of lessons.
The possibility of a course and childcare fee reduction for private payers from Basel-Stadt will be reviewed at the time of registration. A fee reduction is based on a family’s income, which must be shown in writing when registering for a course. Verification of a health insurance premium fee reduction must be provided when registering for a course.
Course fees may be paid in instalments. The first instalment is due when the course begins. Course fees must be paid in full before the end of the course.
Course registration may be cancelled at no cost up until one week before the course begins. If course registration is cancelled within two weeks after the course begins, a fee of CHF 75.– will be charged. As of the third course week, the full course fees will be billed.
The general terms and conditions of the canton of Solothurn apply for Solothurn residents who attend a course subsidised by the canton of Solothurn.
Due to the current corona pandemic, K5 Basler Kurszentrum is obliged to implement protective measures (e.g. keep distance). By registering for the course, the course participant confirms that the K5 Basler Kurszentrum is authorized to undertake/ adapt appropriate measures in the course structure if necessary. Examples include:
- Conducting lessons in divided courses:
- one course instructor teaches two semigroups in parallel in different course rooms
- division of the course groups into two half groups, which alternate in terms of "attendance on site" and "guided learning at home"
- Conversion of classroom instruction into other suitable forms of "guided learning"
- Conversion of classroom instruction to "distance learning" with video conferences
In order for the participants to be able to participate in distance learning and/ or guided learning, they must have appropriate digital devices (computer, tablet) and an Internet connection and be able to use them (including downloading, for example Video conference apps etc.). Responsibility in this regard rests with the participant. Loan devices are available in limited numbers from the K5.
The course costs remain owed in full in the aforementioned measures. Lessons in "distance learning" and "guided learning" are rated as class attendance.
In addition, K5 Basler Kurszentrum is authorized to exclude participants from the course if thereby official instructions are implemented. Examples include:
- Participants who show signs of illness and /or who dod not or only insufficiently implement the official hygiene measures
- Participants who belong to a risk group according to the Federal Office of Public Health
- Participants who have to isolate themselves according to the Federal Office of Public Health or a medical prescription
The course costs remain owed in full in the aforementioned measures.