GERMAN I
Code: 31002
ECTS: 6
Departament: Department of Humanities
Field of Study: Language
Keywords:
    Development of linguistic skills
    Development of listening and reading skills
    Development of speaking and writing skills
    Development of pragmatic skills
Teacher:
Katja Göttsche
Área Científica: German Studies.
E-mail: Katja.Clara@uab.pt

Course Description:
The syllabus of the curricular unit German I includes a broad range of current topics with respect to the German speaking countries, such as everyday situations and professional life. Linguistic competencies at the A1 level are sistematically developed in accordance with the definition of the A1 level in the CEFR for languages. The materials that are used in this unit are especially designed for the A1 level.


Competences:
The curricular unit German I corresponds to the level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages as defined by Council of Europe:
  • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  • Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
  • Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

 


Contents:
The syllabus of the curricular unit German I includes a broad range of current topics with respect to the German speaking countries, such as everyday situations and professional life. Different types of texts are used to explore the topics and to sistematically train the four linguistic competencies (listening, speaking, writing and reading skills) in the target language. Competencies are sistematically developed with respect to vocabulary and to grammatical structures. The main topics that are addressed in this curricular unit are closely related to daily activities and needs of the students, both on a professional and a personal level, so that students can be integrated into a German speaking community.
Acquisition of competencies of German at the A1 level of the CEFR.


Bibliography:
MÜLLER, M., RUSCH, P., et al. (2013): Optimal A1, Lehrwerk für Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Berlin/München/Wien/Zürich/New York: Langenscheidt / Klett (Lehrbuch units 1-3) [ISBN 978-3-12-606144-5 ].
MÜLLER, M., RUSCH, P., et al.(2013): Optimal A1, Lehrwerk für Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Berlin/München/Wien/Zürich/New York: Langenscheidt / Klett (Arbeitsbuch units 1-3) [ISBN  978-3126061452 with lerner-audio-CD].
Dicionário Moderno de Alemão-Português / Português-Alemão (2016), Porto Editora [ISBN:978-972-0-05758-7]
VAZ PIRES, Martinho (2014): Gramática da Língua Alemã, Porto Editora [978-972-0-40695-8].
MÜLLER, M., WERTENSCHLAG, L. (2013): Optimal A1, Lehrwerk für Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Intensivtrainer, Berlin/München/Wien/Zürich/New York: Langenscheidt / Klett (Lektionen 1-3) [ISBN 978-3-12-606153-7].
LEMCKE, C., ROHMANN, L. (2015): Grammatik Intensivtrainer NEU A1, Berlin/München/Wien/Zürich/New York: Langenscheidt / Klett [ISBN 978-3-12-605165-1].
SIEBER, Tanja (2016): Hören und Sprechen Intensivtrainer A1/A2, Berlin/München/Wien/Zürich/New York: Langenscheidt / Klett [ISBN 978-3-12-605170-5].
LEMCKE, C., ROHMANN, L. (2015): Wortschatz Intensivtrainer NEU A1, Berlin/München/Wien/Zürich/New York: Langenscheidt / Klett [978-3126051514]


Format:
E-learning


Workload (hours): 156
Contact Hours: 15

Assessment:
Continuous assessment is mandatory: 2 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a presence-based final exam (p-folio) in the end of the semester (60%).


Comments:
No requirement for enrollment.

 


Language(s) of Instruction: Portuguese.

Contact for virtual mobility students: Communication and International Relations Office – gcri@uab.pt