German B2.3 - 2nd semester
To attain level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (Independent User)
a) Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical
discussions in his/her field of specialisation
b) Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers
quite possible without strain for either party.
c) Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options
Rolf Jürgen Kowitsch
Weekly - 4
Total - Available soon
Fokus Deutsch. Erfolgreich in Alltag und Beruf. B2 Kurs- und Übungsbuch. Berlin: Cornelsen, 2. Aufl. 2018
Buscha, A.; Szita, S.; Raven, S.: C Grammatik. Übungsgrammatik Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Leipzig: Schubert, 2013
Wahrig-Burfeind, Dr. R.: Wahrig Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Gütersloh/München: Wissen Media, und Berlin: Cornelsen, 2008
Tatsachen über Deutschland: Frankfurt am Main: Societäts_verlag in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Auswärtigen Amt Berlin
Communicative methods which seek to stimulate interaction and promote increasingly autonomous learning
through an intercultural approach. Tasks set require both linguistic and extralinguistic
competences. Use of audiovisual means and information technologies.
1 written assignment (20%), 1 oral assignment (20%), 1 exam (40%), spoken interaction in class + portfolio
Attendance: minimum of 2/3 attendance of classes given
Training of listening comprehension skills through audiovisual materials (noninteractive situations) as well as through interactive situations in the classroom.
Reading of complex texts with appropriate strategies
Development of speaking skills through discussions and presentations; argumentation and defence of own point of view.
Composing of texts and formal letters.
Training of skills that focus on cultural issues of countries where German is the official language as well as on Interculturalism.
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