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German Language Courses

Over the six week period, the total number of contact hours in any one German Language Course is 90. This is equivalent to 9 ECTS credits.

 

Elementary Courses

These courses stress correct pronunciation, oral comprehension, and simple speaking ability, and lead to active mastery of basic grammar and limited reading ability.

 

Elementary German I

Course Description:

  • Basic grammar and structures of German
  • Elementary vocabulary
  • Everyday situations in your studies and at home
  • Starting and continuing written and oral communication

(for a detailed course syllabus click here)

 

Elementary German II

This course is a combination of an Elementary German I course and a Conversation Course. It will cover the basic skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) with a heavy emphasis on everyday German.
Prerequisite: Elementary German I or equivalent

Course Description:

  • Further development of the written and oral language and communication skills from Elementary German I
  • Basic structures of German (continued)
  • Everyday situations in your studies and at home
  • Introduction to tourist and professional situations
  • Transition from word to sentence level grammar 

(for a detailed course syllabus click here)

 

Intermediate Course

This course lead to a greater competence in spoken language and to more advanced reading skills.
Prerequisite: Elementary German II or equivalent

 

Intermediate German I

This course aims to help you improve and expand your knowledge of the basics of German.

Course Description:

  • Further development of language and communication skills from Elementary German II
  • Networking language skills
  • Focus on syntax and text grammar
  • Further types of topical texts from university and professional contexts
  • Communication skills including fluency and flexibility
  • Special focus on oral communication (discussing, reproting, presenting) 

(for a detailed course syllabus click here)

 

Grading

All courses will have the following grading system:
active course participation, homework, tests, oral presentation