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.
2. The description and illustration of approaches, aids and teaching/learning techniques in the field of German as a foreign language;
3. The role of tasks in language learning and teaching (simple vs. complex, pedagogic vs. functional, formal vs. significative, verbal vs. non verbal aspects);
4. The conception and critical discussion of teaching/learning sequences (including formative and certificative testing).
The required level of communicative competence is described as follows:
- Reading comprehension.
- Listening Comprehension.
2. Interactive :Being able to understand a natural conversation between several native speakers on a subject related to the field of teaching or education. Level C2 of the Common European Framework ".
- Speaking (main objective).
2. Interactive :Being able to take part, unprepared, in a conversation on topics related to the field of education. Being able to prepare, organise, and manage a conversation class, alone or as part of a group. Being able to actively take part in a conversation in familiar situations, being able to present and defend personal opinions. Being able to communicate with such a degree of spontaneity and fluency that normal interaction with native speakers can occur. Being able to take part in discussions about teaching and education in a fluent and efficient way. Being able to skilfully relate one's own contributions to those of other speakers. Level C1 of the Common European Framework".
- Code :
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
The students should acquire the knowledge, the skills and know-how as well as the existential competence (the so-called "savoir-être") necessary to teach German as a foreign language in secondary schools (the so-called "Enseignement de transition de la CFWB"). Demonstrate a high level of communicative competence in the target language.
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”.
Volume 1 (seminar): A written exam evaluating the student on one or several situations similar to those practiced in class (e.g. the application of learning approaches and the different didactial concepts) (20% of the final mark).
Volume 2 (seminar): Written homework assignment on a teaching sequence previously presented and discussed in class (40% of the final mark).
Volume 2 (communicative competence): An oral exam for communicative competence which will reflect the situations and activities covered in class. The students' communicative competence will be assessed (15% of the final mark). Final assessment will also take account of the work done during the quadrimester (continuous assessment) which represents 5% of the final mark.
In case of a second examination attempt only the parts concerning the failed component marks can be retaken.