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KK-SAK211 Intermediate German 3 (CEFR A2), 4 cr 
Code KK-SAK211  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name Intermediate German 3 (CEFR A2)  Abbreviation Intermediate Ge 
Scope4 cr   
TypeLanguage studies
TypeCourse   
  GradingPass-Fail 
  no
    Can be taken more than onceno
Unit Language Centre 

Description
Target group 

Students of all faculties, students with a JOO flexible study right, international students

 
Learning outcomes 

The course expands and deepens language skills in a varied manner. After completing the course, students will be able to

  • understand clear speech, as well as the central content of texts dealing with everyday and social issues
  • talk about topics examined during the course and write texts related to them
  • identify differences and similarities between their own culture and that of German-speaking countries, as well as understand certain aspects of German culture better
  • use German when acting in various social situations
 
Completion methods 

The course includes 48 hours of contact teaching and 59 hours of independent work. Minimum attendance 75 %.

 
Prerequisites 

Initial level: CEFR A2 (pdf).
Intermediate course 2 at the Language Centre or corresponding skills.

 
Contents 

The course deepens students’ knowledge of Germany from both a cultural and social perspective.

The course familiarises students with German identity and customs, literature and some well-known cultural opinion-makers, social media and contemporary trends in German society.

As regards grammar, themes examined during the course include relative clauses, present tense in the passive voice, past tense and present perfect, as well as verbs with cases. In addition, constructs learned earlier will be reviewed.

The course includes plenty of oral exercises in both small groups and pairs.

 
Study materials and literature 

Material compiled by the teacher.

 
Assessment practices and criteria 

Assessment is based on the learning outcomes. Regular and active classroom attendance is required. The teacher will make a separate announcement on the oral and written assignments required for the course.

Pass / fail

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Schedule
Intermediate German 3 (CEFR A2), I-II period  Lecture Course    08.09.20 -03.12.20

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