Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE GRM2060

 
TITLE Sprachpraxis 4 / Language practice 4

 
LEVEL 02 - Years 2, 3 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 2

 
DEPARTMENT German

 
DESCRIPTION In this study-unit the productive skills writing and speaking will be studied in depth by making use of more complex topics and linguistic structures. Main areas of grammar will be indirect speech, sentence connectors, prepositions and the declension of the noun. As a basis for this unit the second half of the textbook "em neu Hauptkurs" might be used, or any other textbook of the level C2.2 of the European Framework for Languages.

Sprachpraxis 4
In diesem Kurs werden die Fertigkeiten Schreiben und Sprechen anhand von komplexeren Themen und sprachlichen Strukturen vertieft. Grammatikalische Schwerpunkte bilden die indirekte Rede, Satzkonnektoren, Präpositionen und die Deklination der Nomen. Die Grundlage kann die zweite Hälfte von em neu Hauptkurs oder ein anderes Lehrwerk auf der Niveaustufe C2.2 bilden.

Study-unit Aims:

This study-unit aims to:
- practice the productive skills of German, namely writing and speaking;
- amplify the students' vocabulary of German;
- create awareness of certain complex structures of German grammar.

Learning Outcomes:

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

- know more German words;
- understand the grammatical structures of German outlined in the course description better;
- understand more complex texts of German better.

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

- make use of a wider vocabulary;
- speak German more fluently by using more complex sentence structures;
- use more complex grammatical structures in written and spoken German;
- write more complex German texts.

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 C1.2, Lektion 7-12. Ismaning: Hueber 2017.

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES Pre-requisite Study-units: GRM2057

 
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 Brigitte Ohk

 
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