Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE GRM1057

 
TITLE Sprachpraxis 2 / Language practice 2

 
LEVEL 01 - Year 1 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 4

 
DEPARTMENT German

 
DESCRIPTION The study-unit will focus on listening and reading comprehension. Another focus will be developing a wider vocabulary and the grammatical areas of negation, prepositions and the participle I and II. For this purpose the second half of the textbook “em neu Brückenkurs“ might be used, or any other textbook of level B2.2 of the European Framework for Languages.

Sprachpraxis 2
In diesem Kurs sollen die Fertigkeiten Hör- und Leseverstehen vertieft werden. Ein weiterer Schwerpunkt liegt auf dem Aufbau des Wortschatzes sowie den Grammatikthemen Negation, Präpositionen und Partizip I und II. Hierzu können zum Beispiel Übungen aus der zweiten Hälfte em neu Brückenkurses oder eines anderen Lehrwerkes auf dem Niveau B2.2 des Allgemeinen Europäischen Referenzrahmens für Sprachen herangezogen werden.

Study-unit Aims:

This study-unit aims to:
- practice the understanding of German spoken and written language;
- create awareness of more complex structures of German grammar;
- reach the level B1 of the European Framework for Languages.

Learning Outcomes:

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

- comprehend more complex German in spoken and written texts;
- know about certain grammatical aspects of German such as the negation and the prepositions;
- understand more German words.

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

- make use of a wider German vocabulary;
- read more complex German texts;
- comprehend spoken German better;
- use and understand more complex grammatical structures of German.

Main Text/s and any supplementary readings:

- Dreyer, Hilke/Schmitt, Richard: Die Gelbe aktuell. Lehr- und Übungsbuch der deutschen Grammatik. Ismaning: Hueber 2009.
- Hering, Axel/Matussek, Magdalena/Perlmann-Balme, Michaela: em Übungsgrammatik Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Ismaning: Hueber 2002.
- Perlmann-Balme, Michaela/Schwalb, Susanne/Matussek, Magdalena: Sicher! Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch, Niveau B2.2, Lektion 7-12. Ismaning: Hueber 2014.

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES Pre-requisite Study-units: GRM1056

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Classwork SEM2 No 25%
Examination (2 Hours) SEM2 Yes 75%

 
LECTURER/S Marieke Jochimsen

 
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