LANG06011 2016 German Beginners Level 2 Semester 1

General Details

Full Title
German Beginners Level 2 Semester 1
Transcript Title
German Beginners 2.1
Code
LANG06011
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
LANG - Foreign Language
Department
MRKT - Marketing, Tourism and Leisure
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Deborah Keegan, Joan Morrison, Sarah OBeirne
Programme Membership
SG_BINTE_H08 201600 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Marketing and Languages SG_BACCO_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Accounting L6 SG_BBUSI_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business SG_BBUSS_B07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business L7 SG_BEMBE_G07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Embedded award of BB Ab-initio L8 SG_BEMBE_G06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Embedded award of BB Ab-initio L8 SG_BFINA_H08 201600 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment SG_BEMBE_G07 201600 Bachelor of Business Embedded Award BB L7 in Finance and Investment SG_BEMBE_G06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Embedded Award BB(Hons) Finance and Investment SG_BADMN_B07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 SG_BOFFI_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Office Administration SG_BTOUR_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Tourism SG_BMARK_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Marketing SG_BTOUR_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in Tourism with Event Management SG_BTOUR_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in Tourism with Event Management SG_BIMGE_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in International Marketing with German SG_BDIGI_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Digital Marketing SG_BSALE_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in Marketing and Sales SG_BBUSI_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business L8 (Ab-initio)
Description

This module aims to progress students from elementary to post-beginner level in the target langauge, developing fluency in a range of everyday and work situations relevant to the course. it also provides students with a more extensive knowledge of the culture and civilisation of the target language

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Progress towards achieving Level A1- A2 (Basic User) within the Common European Framework for Language Learning (Council of Europe guidelines)

2.

understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information; shopping; local geography; employment)

3.

describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and in areas of immediate need

4.

communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters

5.

demonstrate awareness of grammatical accuracy appropriate to the Level

6.

complete a written project on a chosen aspect of German life

Teaching and Learning Strategies

  • Formal Class
  • Language Laboratory
  • Grammar Classes
  • Conversation and Social Events

Module Assessment Strategies

Linguistic ability will be assessed in: 

  • roleplays
  • oral interview
  • written tests
  • listening tests
  • written project/presentation 

 

Repeat Assessments

  • Written Assessment
  • Oral Assessment

Indicative Syllabus

Listening: with appropriate support can understand phrases and some high frequency vocab related to areas of most immediate personal relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping , local area, employment); in guided exercises catch the main point in some clear, simple messages and announcements.
Reading: using pre-taught vocabulary can read very short, simple tests; can find predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables; can understand short, simple personal messages and e-mails.
Spoken interaction: can communicate in guided tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange information on familiar topics and activities; can handle very short social exchanges.
Spoken production: can use a series of phrases and sentences to describe in simple terms a selection of the following topics:family and other people, living conditions, educational background and present or most recent job.
Writing: with appropriate support can write short, simple notes and messages relating to matters in areas of immediate needs.
Cultural Awareness: develop appreciation of German culture through project and either film or internet research.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Oral Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
2 Continuous Assessment Written Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 1 Weekly 1.00
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 1 Weekly 1.00
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 1 Weekly 1.00
Laboratory Practical Lecture Theatre Oral and Listening skills 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Homework: written and aural work 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2004-08-23 Tangram Aktuell: Kurs- Und Arbeitsbuch 1 - Lektion 1-4 MIT CD Zum Arbeitsbuch (German Edition) Max Hueber Verlag
ISBN 3190018014 ISBN-13 9783190018017
Recommended Reading
2004-08-23 Tangram Aktuell: Kurs - Und Arbeitsbuch 1 - Lektion 5-8 MIT CD Zum Arbeitsbuch (German Edition) Max Hueber Verlag
ISBN 3190018022 ISBN-13 9783190018024

Module Resources

Other Resources
  • Online bilingual dictionary