GERMAN V
Code: 31006
ECTS: 6
Departament: Department of Humanities
Field of Study: Language
Keywords:
    Development of languistic 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 V 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 A2 level are sistematically developed in accordance with the definition of the A2 level in the CEFR for languages. The materials that are used in this unit are especially designed for the A2 level.


Competences:
The curricular unit German V corresponds to the level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages as defined by Council of Europe: 
 Can 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).
 Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
 Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.


Contents:
The syllabus of the curricular unit German V 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 A2 level of the CEFR.


Bibliography:
MÜLLER, M., RUSCH, P., et al. (2013): Optimal A2, Lehrwerk für Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Berlin/München/Wien/Zürich/New York: Langenscheidt / Klett (Lehrbuch unit 6-11) [ISBN 978-3-12-606157-5].
MÜLLER, M., RUSCH, P., et al.(2013): Optimal 2, Lehrwerk für Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Berlin/München/Wien/Zürich/New York: Langenscheidt / Klett (Arbeitsbuch unit 6-11) [ISBN  978-3-12-606158-2  mit 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].
LEMCKE, C., ROHMANN, L. (2015): Grammatik Intensivtrainer NEU A2, Berlin/München/Wien/Zürich/New York: Langenscheidt / Klett [978-3126051668].
LEMCKE, C., ROHMANN, L. (2015): Wortschatz Intensivtrainer NEU A2, Berlin/München/Wien/Zürich/New York: Langenscheidt / Klett [ISBN : 978-3126051521].
SIEBER, Tanja (2016): Hören und Sprechen Intensivtrainer A1/A2, Berlin/München/Wien/Zürich/New York: Langenscheidt / Klett [ISBN 978-3-12-605170-5].


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:
Requirement for enrollment: language skills of German at the A2 level or having passed in course unit German IV.


Language(s) of Instruction: Portuguese.

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