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 Intermediate|
|Course unit code||800301020106|
|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||2|
|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)||Nadja SCHARTNER|
|Prerequisites and co-requisites|
You should either have a level of A1 in German or have previously participated in an intensive German course or had German instruction over a longer period of time, however, not recently. As a pre-intermediate learner of German you should understand most of the German instructions given by your teacher in class.
The course focuses on teaching DaF-relevant aspects of German grammar, covering a number of topics of interest to students and aims at developing a vocabulary range of approximately 1000 words.
After successful completion of this course you should be able to understand frequently used expressions related to personal information, the local geography, shopping, university life and employment. You are able to answer questions about personal details such as your background, your ambitions and your future plans. You will be able to interact successfully with German speakers in various situations, for example, when going to the pharmacy, the hairdresser or booking a table in a restaurant. This normally corresponds to a level of A2.
|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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