LANG06011 2016 German Beginners Level 2 Semester 1
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
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Progress towards achieving Level A1- A2 (Basic User) within the Common European Framework for Language Learning (Council of Europe guidelines)
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)
describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and in areas of immediate need
communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters
demonstrate awareness of grammatical accuracy appropriate to the Level
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:
- oral interview
- written tests
- listening tests
- written project/presentation
- Written Assessment
- Oral Assessment
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
|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
|Laboratory Practical||Lecture Theatre||Oral and Listening skills||1||Weekly||1.00|
|Independent Learning||UNKNOWN||Homework: written and aural work||3||Weekly||3.00|
Required & Recommended Book List
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
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
- Online bilingual dictionary