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KK-SAK204 Intermediate German 1 through Blended Learning (CEFR A2), 3 cr 
Code KK-SAK204  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name Intermediate German 1 through Blended Learning (CEFR A2)  Abbreviation Intermediate Ge 
Scope3 cr   
TypeLanguage studies
TypeCourse   
  GradingPass-Fail 
  no
    Can be taken more than onceno
Unit Language Centre 

Description
Target group 

Students of all degree programmes, students with a JOO flexible study right, international students
Students who wish to learn German in a more independent and varied manner
Students who wish to review German basics

 
Learning outcomes 

The course expands and deepens language skills in a varied manner.
After completing the course, students will be able to
• Study German in a self-directed manner
• Understand clear everyday speech and the central content of straightforward texts, such as notifications and short news stories
• Produce coherent text and talk about familiar everyday topics
• Express their opinion on topics close to their personal sphere
• Engage in uncomplicated conversation by using phrases and routine expressions
• Identify differences and similarities between their own culture and that of German-speaking countries

 
Completion methods 

The course is implemented as blended learning, including 26 hours of contact teaching and 55 hours of independent and online study. The latter includes assignments on grammar, vocabulary and writing. Listening comprehension is practised with the help of audiovisual material and related assignments. Active participation (90% attendance) and completion of agreed assignments within given guidelines.

 
Prerequisites 

Starting level CEFR A2 (PDF).
German for Beginners 1 and 2 at the Language Centre or, for example, corresponding courses completed during upper secondary education

 
Contents 

Topics include everyday situations, living arrangements, multiculturalism, wellbeing, Berlin and knowledge of German-speaking countries. As regards grammar, the course focuses, for example, on reflexive verbs, using the “zu” particle, subordinate clauses, the genitive case and reviews of preposition use. During the course, students will practise everyday communication in small groups and pairs. Listening, reading, grammatical constructs and writing exercises.

 
Assessment practices and criteria 

Regular and active classroom attendance, written assignments submitted to the teacher. Examination dates will be announced during the course. The teacher will make a separate announcement on written coursework, such as essays and examinations.

Pass or fail

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Intermediate German 1 through Blended Learning (CEFR A2), period I-II  Course  Petra Schirrmann-Krapinoja  01.09.20 -01.12.20

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