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German Intensive Course

Module name (EN): German Intensive Course
Degree programme: International Project Semester, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IPS.GER
SAP-Submodule-No.: P231-0134
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2,5
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Final test of 90 min.

[updated 22.04.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
IPS.GER (P231-0134) International Project Semester, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 1, mandatory course

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 75 hours (equivalent to 2.5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 52.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Dr. Julia Frisch

[updated 01.07.2022]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, the students
- may provide a basic knowledge of the German language, which allows them to communicate in general language and professional situations, verbally and in writing, as quickly as possible.
- may use all four skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) equally.

[updated 16.04.2020]
Module content:
The German intensive course builds on little or no previous knowledge.
- Development of simple language structures that make it easier for course participants to deal with simple everyday and professional situations, such as contacting, greeting, introducing yourself and others
- Talk about the job, leisure activities and preferences
- Inquire about the condition
- General conversations (e.g. thank you, apologize, say goodbye)
- Numbers
- Time
- Informal email correspondence
- Directions
- Communication on the phone
- General speech
- Inquire and provide information
- Basic grammar structures are developed that are based on communicative needs (conjugation of regular verbs, forms of address, negation ...)
- The basic vocabulary should be expanded independently by the students.

[updated 16.04.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
Target group-specific teaching and learning materials (print, audio, video, online materials) are used during the course.

[updated 03.04.2020]
Additional information:
If German Laguage Level C1 is achieved prior to the start of the IPS,
this course should be replaced by the course Technical Case Study (IPS.TCS)

[updated 01.07.2022]
Recommended or required reading:
- Individualized course materials tailored to the participants are provided
- Online materials via Moodle
- Niebisch/Orth-Chambah/Weers/Weißling: Erste Schritte Plus, Vorkurs, Hueber, Ismaining 2012
- Spektrum Deutsch A1 Integriertes Kurs- und Arbeitsbuch für Deutsch als Fremdsprache (Deutsch) Taschenbuch, Schubert Verlag, Leipzig 2017

[updated 03.04.2020]
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