Deutsch Mittelstufe I

LALLE1330  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

Deutsch Mittelstufe I
3.0 credits
45.0 h
1 + 2q

Teacher(s)
Rinder Ann (coordinator) ;
Language
Allemand
Prerequisites

Students must have attended a course corresponding (at least) to level A2 of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages" (European Council). An elementary course LALLE1130 is offered to the students in BAC 1, the objective of which is to prepare them for the intermediate course in BAC2.

Main themes

The course is structured around different subjects (e.g. hobbies, travel, home, advertisement, ') related to the general (non-specific) domain.

Aims

Reading Comprehension:

  • Be able to understand the significant points of a direct and non-complex newspaper article.
  • Be able to read and show a satisfactory level of understanding of factual texts about subjects of personal interest.

B1+ level of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages".

Listening Comprehension - Individually:

  • Be able to understand the main points of TV-programmes about familiar subjects, provided that the language is pronounced clearly.
  • Be able to follow the general plan of short presentations about familiar subjects, provided that the language is pronounced clearly.

Listening Comprehension - Interactively:

  • Be able to follow a clearly articulated speech within an everyday conversation, occasionally having some words or expressions repeated.

B1 level of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages"

Speaking Skills - Individually:

  • Be able to make a short presentation about a subject related to his/her everyday life, be able to give short explanations and justifications for his/her opinions, plans and actions.
  • Be able to easily carry out a direct and non-complex description of subjects related to his/her interests and everyday life.

Speaking Skills - Interactively:

  • Be able to face a limited number of direct and simple questions
  • be able to take part in a conversation about a familiar subject, express his/her personal opinion and exchange information about that subject (holidays, family, hobbies')

B1- level of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages".

Writing Skills:

  • Be able to write short and simple notes in connection with concrete needs.

A2 level of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages".

Code:

  • Knowledge of basic vocabulary (2000 basic words) and structures of German.
  • Reinforcement and extension of vocabulary.
  • As far as speaking skills are concerned, the course focuses more on communicative skills than on correction.

Culture

For all the skills aforementioned: introduction to German culture.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.

Content

The activities are based on authentic documents (reading and listening comprehension). Basic vocabulary and structures are trained, reinforced and expanded via written (at the platform wallangues.be) and oral exercises (role-plays, interviews, conversations in small groups of 2 or 4).

Teaching methods
  • Groups of 25 students maximum.
  • Course hours : 45 hours
  • Self-study : 72 hours
Evaluation methods

Several marks come into account for the final assessment:

January mark: oral test in week 14 25% (discussion about topics seen in class and presentation of 5 articles), written test 25%  (listening and reading comprehension 10%, vocabulary 10%, grammar 5%) and continuous assessment 50% (different tests and class presence , details are in syllabus).

June mark: oral test in week 13 25% (discussion about topics seen in class), writtn test 25% ( writing 10%, vocabulary 10%, grammar 5%) and continuous assessment 50%(different tests and class presence, details are in syllabus)

If the student fails in January, he can pass the oral exam of December again in the 13th week in the second term, he cannot pass the continuous assessment of the first term in June.

In September, the student has to pass the tests of December and June and there is no mark for the continuous assessment.

Other information
  • The teacher is available during her office hours and can be contacted by e-mail.
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