Having mastered German language level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (e.g. GCE A-level).
OverviewThis module is for Post-A-level students and students who have mastered level A2 but not yet B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). On successfully completing the module students will have mastered level B1. The emphasis in this course is on furthering knowledge of the structure of the language as well as vocabulary and cultural insights while further developing the speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
This module appears in:
Total Contact Hours: 60
Method of assessment
• Group Oral In-Course Test (5 minutes per student) – 17.5%
• Listening Comprehension In-Course Test (30 minutes) – 17.5%
• 2 x Written In-Course Test (40 minutes) – 17.5% Each
• 2 x Written Assignment (300 words) – 15% Each
Dengler, S., Rusch, P., Schmitz, H., Sieber, T. (2014) Netzwerk B1: Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Kursbuch mit 2 Audio-CDs, München: Klett.
Dengler, S., Rusch, P., Schmitz, H., Sieber, T. (2014) Netzwerk B1: Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Arbeitsbuch mit 2 Audio-CDs, München: Klett.
Dodd, W., Eckhard-Black, C., Kalpper, R. & Whittle, R.,(1996) Modern German Grammar: A Practical Guide, London: Routledge
Dodd, W., Eckhard-Black, C., Kalpper, R. & Whittle, R., (1996) Modern German Grammar: A Workbook, London: Routledge
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
- Understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, and leisure;
- Understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency every day or job-related language and most texts likely to encountered whilst travelling an area where the language is spoken;
- Deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken and enter unprepared into conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events);
- Write simple connected texts on topics which are familiar or of personal interest, including letters, describing experiences and impressions;
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of German culture;
- Get by, with sufficient grammar to express him/herself with some hesitation and circumlocutions on topics such as family, hobbies and interests, work, travel, and current events;
- Demonstrate improved confidence in the interpretation of texts in another language.
The subject specific learning outcomes are according to the requirements/specifications for the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, level B1.