Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE German Level B2.1

LEVEL 01 - Year 1 in Modular Undergraduate Course



DESCRIPTION In this study -unit the four basic skills (reading, listening, writing and speaking) are developed further using topics and themes related not only to everyday life, but also to technical matters. The chosen topics and themes shall give rise to discussions, during which students can learn how to express an opinion outlining the advantages and disadvantages.

Study-unit Aims:

The aims of this study-unit are:
- to provide students with more complex language skills to be able to express themselves clearly;
- to provide students with a wider range of vocabulary on general topics;
- to train students in understanding more complex texts in German;
- to train students to produce texts in German and express their viewpoint on an issue.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Knowledge & Understanding:
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

- understand the main ideas of complex texts on concrete topics;
- follow a professional conversation in German related to various sectors.

2. Skills:
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

- have a good command of the grammatical rules;
- write detailed texts on a wide range of subjects;
- interact with native speakers without strain;
- express a viewpoint on an issue and give reasons for this point of view.

Main Text/s and any supplementary readings:

Ausblick 2: Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch (Hueber)
Sicher! B2: Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch (Hueber)
em neu - B2: Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch (Hueber)
em - Übungsgrammatik (Hueber)

Further course material will be provided during the course.

ADDITIONAL NOTES Pre-Requisite qualifications: Knowledge of German on level B1

Pre-Requisite Study-units: German B1+


Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Oral Examination (15 Minutes) SEM2 Yes 30%
Written Exercises SEM2 Yes 70%

LECTURER/S Kate Anne Waltraud Wolff

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