Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester
|Degree programme:||Sprachenprogramm Deutsch|
|Type of degree:||Intern|
|Summer Semester 2021|
|Course unit title||German Basic|
|Course unit code||800301020104|
|Language of instruction||German / English|
|Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)||optional|
|Semester when the course unit is delivered||Summer Semester 2021|
|Teaching hours per week||3|
|Year of study||2021|
|Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)||First Cycle (Bachelor)|
|Number of ECTS credits allocated||3|
|Name of lecturer(s)||Natasha DOSHI|
|Prerequisites and co-requisites|
None – This is a course for absolute beginners of German (A0).
The course focuses on teaching the basic grammar of German and aims at developing a vocabulary range of approximately 500 words.
After successful completion of this course you should be able to introduce yourself in German, answer simple questions about personal details, such as where you live, what your hobbies are or what you study. You will be able to interact with sympathetic listeners and speakers of German, for example, when shopping. This normally corresponds to a level of A1.
|Planned learning activities and teaching methods|
Task based learning strategies applied in group and team work, writing activities, listening activities and video analyses.
|Assessment methods and criteria|
Assessment is normally a combination of written assignments submitted and tests taken during the semester.
Active participation is essential for this course.
|Recommended or required reading|
Tschirner, Erwin (2008): Lextra - Deutsch als Fremdsprache - Grund- und Aufbauwortschatz nach Themen: A1-B1 - Übungsbuch Grundwortschatz, München: Cornelsen.
Schenke, Heiner and Karen Seago (2014): Basic German: A Grammar and Workbook, London: Routledge. (https://mercaba.org/SANLUIS/IDIOMAS/Alem%C3%A1n/Basic%20german.pdf)
All learning material used in class will be available on ILIAS.
|Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)|
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