Dutch for communication studies - Intermediate level - Continuation of part 1

lneer1333  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Dutch for communication studies - Intermediate level - Continuation of part 1
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
3 credits
30.0 h
Q1
Language
Dutch
Prerequisites
The objective of this teaching unit is to consolidate and further develop the first part of the intermediate level. The student should therefore have followed the teaching unit of intermediate level part 1 (LNEER 1230) or a course of similar level (level B1 of the CEF for the reading and listening skills, B1- for the speaking skills and A2 for the writing skills).

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
This teaching unit  is structured around themes of general interest and field-related themes.
Aims

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

1 This teaching unit  aims at developing the 4 communication skills (mainly the speaking skills)

Reading Comprehension

At the end of this teaching unit the student should be able to understand direct and not so complex factual texts concerned with  general and field-related items.

Level B2- of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Listening Comprehension  
  • Individual
 At the end of this teaching unit the student should be able to understand a large part of expositions or television and radio programs on subjects of general interest or on subjects related to the field of studies, provided that the language is of a standard level and clearly pronounced and that the presentation is direct and simple.
  • Interactive
At the end of this teaching unit the student should be able to understand most of what is said in an everyday conversation on familiar subjects or subjects related to the field of studies provided that the language is of a standard level and clearly pronounced.

Level B1+ of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Speaking Skills
  • Individual
At the end of this teaching unit the student should be able to make a short presentation of a subject of general interest or of a field-related subject and to give his/her viewpoint on a topical issue.
  • Interactive
At the end of this teaching unit the student should be able to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible provided the subject is familiar or field-related.

Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Writing Skills
 
At the end of this teaching unit the student should be able to write a short personal letter, a short report or a short abstract and to write short factual and descriptive reports.

Level B1- of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
 
Code
  • Vocabulary: consolidation of basic vocabulary and extension of general vocabulary.
  • Grammar: consolidation of the command of the basic structures of the Dutch language, particularly those that cause problems for French speaking people
Culture
In the development of all the above-mentioned skills the course will aim at making the students aware of Dutch and Flemish cultural aspects.
 
Content
This teaching unit involves  
  • the revision and extension of general vocabulary as well as specific (field-related) vocabulary (media),
  • the revision of specific Dutch structures (selftuition),
  • the training and development of reading and listening skills (authentic material).,
  • developping the speaking skills.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Subject to the health context and the number of students enrolled, this course will be given in face-to-face mode (one half cohort in the even weeks, the other half cohort in the odd weeks) combined with a volume of work to be done independently (syllabus+ Moodle). The contact hours will mainly focus on interactive communication and will also aim at anticipating or solving problems encountered in the work to be done independently.
  • groups of max. 25 students.
  • Revision and extension of general vocabulary as wel as of specific (field-related) vocabulary (media),.
  • Revision of specific Dutch structures (selftuition),
  • Training and development of the reading and listening skills (authentic material),
  • Training and development of the speaking skills (presentation, roleplaying, ...)..
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

- Mid-term test on vocabulary and irregular verbs (10%)
- Oral exam in the last week of the term (40%).
- Written exam during the exam period (50%).
In September, the student will have to take the written and oral exams again.
Depending on the health context, the written evaluations on paper and the oral evaluation can be done on PC (Wiseflow, Teams, …).
Online resources
http://sites.uclouvain.be/moodle
Bibliography
  • Syllabus du cours : LNEER1333 - Nederlands voor communicatiewetenschappen - Intermediair niveau - Vervolg op deel 1
  • Moodle (plate-forme e-learning)
  •  matériel de révision en autodidacte
Teaching materials
  • Syllabus du cours : LNEER1333 - Nederlands voor communicatiewetenschappen - Intermediair niveau - Vervolg op deel 1
  • Moodle (plate-forme e-learning)
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Information and Communication