German as a Foreign Language

German Beginners 2 (A1/2)

Seminar, 5.00 ECTS

 

Course content

The beginner course “Grundstufe 2” (A1/2) takes place two times a week and integrates the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, and emphasizes oral communication and listening comprehension in a culturally authentic context.

Learning outcomes

You learn to talk about your work, your and the other's state of health, to give directions, to ask the way, to express date and time, to express preferences and repugnances and much more.

Grammar: recapitulation of Perfekt (perfect tense); Präteritum (past tense)of the auxiliary verbs; possessive articles; modal verbs; imperative; local und temporal prepositions; polite form with subjunctive II; personal pronouns with Akkusativ and Dativ; demonstrative pronouns; verbs with Dativ

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Menschen, A1/2 (Hueber 2012), course book with DVD (ISBN 978-3195019019) + exercice book with 2 Audio CDs (ISBN 978-3195019019), both ca. € 14,-

Mode of delivery

Communicative Teaching focusing on the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing and emphasizing oral communication and listening comprehension in a culturally authentic context.

Assessment methods and criteria

Information to be provided by instructor at beginning of the course.