Listening comprehension and oral expression: specialized German oral exercises - Part 2

lalle2712  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Listening comprehension and oral expression: specialized German oral exercises - Part 2
3.00 credits
30.0 h
Peters Charlotte (compensates Rinder Ann); Rinder Ann (coordinator);
B2 level of listening and speaking (Common European Framework for languages).
Main themes
Intercultural communication, the environment, energy in the future, university and students looking for a job.
Learning outcomes

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

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.
  • 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.
  • in class and/or online lessons
Evaluation methods
Several marks come into account for the final assessment :
  • Final mark: 60% test in week 13 (oral exam (about topics seen, audios and tandem) 30%, vocabulary exam 15% and listening comprehension 15%) and 40% continuous assessment (different 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 minutes) 20% and oral examen (about topics seen, audios and tandem) 40%.
These exam and teachingmodalities could be transposed to online teaching and learning according to the evolution of the health situation.
Other information
  • The teacher is available during her office hours and can be contacted by e-mail.
  • English-friendly course: course taught in French but offering facilities in English
Teaching materials
  • syllabus du cours sur moodle
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Multilingual Communication