German Language 4 (Intermediate)

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    German Language 4 (Intermediate)

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    German, German Culture

  • Language Level

    Intermediate

  • 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 intermediate level module focuses on both productive and receptive language skills. It places a particular focus on oral, reading and research skills. Students engage in group work to produce creative pieces (e.g. presentations, short plays) that relate to aspects of the target culture(s). The module also focuses on how to use authentic texts from a variety of sources to gain insights into a specific topic. Audio-visual materials are also used in this module. Students will be guided in the use of group work and the development language-learning strategies. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Present orally a creative 'production' that relates to the target culture(s); this involves describing specific events and/ or issues and articulating reasons/ explanations relating to these
    2. Retrieve key information on cultural or social topics from a range of different German language sources and use this information in production, referencing sources appropriately.
    3. Apply a range of grammatical and lexical features appropriate for Level B1 to produce spoken and written discourse on specific themes.
    4. Describe how a group project was planned and conducted indicating a degree of critical reflection.
    5. Demonstrate intercultural awareness.