German Language 4 (Ex Beginner)

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    German Language 4 (Ex Beginner)

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    German, German Culture

  • Language Level

    Beginning

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    This module is designed to enable students to develop their language skills in order to be in a position to engage in academic activities during their year abroad. The module focuses on the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. It has an exit level of B1 in the CEFR. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Translate a short English text on a familiar topic into German which is reasonably accurate and intelligible throughout.
    2. Scan longer texts in order to locate designed information to fulfill a specific task.
    3. Produce continuous writing which is generally intelligible throughout.
    4. Start again using a different tactic when communication breaks down.
    5. Work out how to communicate the main points he/she wants to make.
    6. Initiate, maintain and close straightforward conversations on familiar topics which may be abstract or concrete.