Faculty of Arts


GERMAN 201

German Language Intermediate 2


Description

This course is for students who have a solid background in reading, writing, speaking and listening in German. It aims to develop these skills and to increase your cultural knowledge. Classes will be conducted in German. The course also prepares you for the Goethe Institute's Zertifikat Deutsch B1, which is an internationally recognised certificate of language proficiency in German.

With successful completion of this course you will be able to: 

  • Understand the main points of clear spoken or written communication on familiar matters regularly encountered in daily and university-related life
  • Deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken
  • Produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest
  • Describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Availability 2019

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts

Michaela Perlmann-Balme / Susanne Schwalb: Sicher! Kursbuch Niveau B1+, Ismaning: Hueber Verlag 2012.

Michaela Perlmann-Balme / Susanne Schwalb: Sicher! Arbeitsbuch Niveau B1+, Ismaning: Hueber Verlag 2012.

Recommended Reading

Hilke Dreyer/ Richard Schmitt: A Practice Grammar of German, Ismaning,: Hueber Verlag 2008.

Harper Collins German Dictionary German/English, English/German (Collins, 2000), or

Oxford German Dictionary: Ger./Eng., Eng./Ger. (Oxford University Press, 2008).

Martin Durrell: Using German Synonyms. New York: Cambridge University Press 2000.

Martin Durrell, A.E. Hammer: Hammer’s German Grammar and Usage. London: Hodder Education, Routledge. 5th ed. 2011.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

GERMAN 201: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

GERMAN 104 or 200

Restrictions

May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed


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