Zubaan Teaching Method

Our teaching methods are based on proven international standards, professional materials and years of experience.

With our Zubaan methods, we address your level and pace of learning in the best possible way.

Zubaan`s Methodology is based on:

Language Assessment and Levels

At ZUBAAN we use the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) to describe the language proficiency levels.

It takes approx. 100-200 hours of class time to complete one level.

Contact us today to take a placement test to find out your proficiency level.

Languages assessments by a certified telc* examiner are available.

*telc stands for “the European Language Certificates”, which are international recognized and standardized language tests developed by telc GmbH

Language Levels & Courses

Zubaan offers courses for all levels, A1 and A2 courses start on a regular basis whereas higher level courses start based on request. Except for level A1, students are assigned to the courses according to a placement test. Continuing students of Zubaan follow their curriculum by successful completion of one level. Further information and learning targets of the different courses see below.

Beginners (A1)

Prerequisites
For beginners without prior knowledge

Learning Targets
You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases. You can introduce yourself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where you live, people you know and things you have. You interact in a simple way when the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help you.

Course Information
100 hours (3-5 month) group classes with a native speaking teacher, 35.000 Ruppies/Full Course

Advanced Beginners (A2)

Prerequisites
For finishers of A1 course or beginners with pre-knowledge

Learning Targets
You will understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas such as personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment. You can communicate in routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. You can describe aspects of your background, environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

Course Information
100 hours (3-5 month) group classes with a native speaking teacher, 35.000 Ruppies/Full Course

Intermediates (B1)

Prerequisites
Finishers of A2 Course

Learning Targets
You understand German conversation on familiar matters, talks about work, leisure, school, and similiar topics. You can deal with situations likely to arise whilst travelling in German speaking areas. You are able to write simple text on topics you are familiar with. You will learn to describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

Course Information
100 hours to finish the level, lenghts and prices upon request.

Advanced Intermediates (B2)

Prerequisites
Finishers of B1 Course

Learning Target
You are able to understand more complex text on concrete and abstract topics. You can interact in German with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with Germans quite possible. You learn to produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Course Information
100 hours to finish the level, lenghts and prices upon request.

Advanced Speakers (C1)

Prerequisites
Finishers of B2 Course

Learning Targets
You will understand a wide range of complex and long texts and recognise implicit meaning. You can express yourself fluently and spontaneously without searching for expressions. You use German flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. You are able to write well-structured and detailed German texts on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Course Information
100 hours to finish the level, lenghts and prices upon request.

Advanced Professionals (C2)

Prerequisites
Finishers of C1 Course

Learning Targets
You are able to easily understand almost everything heard or read. You learn to summarize information from different spoken and written German sources and to reconstruct arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. You will express yourself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.

Course Information
100 hours to finish the level, lenghts and prices upon request.

Zubaan Urdu Material & Books

For Urdu Learners, we developed material that follow the structure of our courses.

  • Urdu Workbook for Beginners

  • Urdu Grammar Workbook

  • Urdu Grammar Workbook Answer Key

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