Listening comprehension and oral expression: specialised German oral exercises - Part 1

lalle2710  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Listening comprehension and oral expression: specialised German oral exercises - Part 1
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
3 credits
30.0 h
Q1
Teacher(s)
Rinder Ann (coordinator);
Language
Deutsch
Prerequisites
B2 level of listening and speaking (Common European Framework for languages).
Main themes
Financial, political and bank world.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this master the students have reached oral communication skills in German for the business world
  • level C1 minimum (for listening comprehension) and
  • B2+ (for oral expression and interactive communication)
of the European Reference Framework.
 

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
  • Students are confronted with different kinds of audio and video fragments (monologues, dialogues, formal/informal register, different accents) in order to improve the level of the listening comprehension (the material is especially focused on fragments dealing with the business world).
  • Improvement of their speaking skills (particularly in a business environment) through a variety of oral exercises.
Teaching methods
  • Global and analytical listening comprehension.
  • Vocabulary explanation, vocabulary exercises, oral exercises based on the themes treated.
  • Speaking skills for the world of enterprise : the debate, the business meeting, the presentation, the interview.
Evaluation methods
Several marks come into account for the final assessment :
Final mark: 60% test in week 14 (oral exam 30%, vocabulary exam 15% and listening comprehension 15%) and 40% continuous assessment (differents tasks and tests, details are on moodle).
In September, there is no mark for the continuous assessment. Written examen 40% (vocabulary 20%, listening 20%), presentation 20% and oral examen 40%.
Other information
  • The teacher is available during her office hours and can be contacted by e-mail.
Bibliography
  • Einfach zum Studium ! Deutsch für den Hochschulzugang C1. Lehrbuch mit Audios, telc, 2017
Teaching materials
  • Einfach zum Studium ! Deutsch für den Hochschulzugang C1. Lehrbuch mit Audios, telc, 2017
Faculty or entity
ILV


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Management

Master [120] in Multilingual Communication

Master [120] : Business Engineering