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19.8.2019 at 12:00 - 25.8.2019 at 23:59


Students in all degree programmes, students with a JOO flexible study right, international students.

No prerequisites

The course is intended for students who wish to begin studying German. After completing the course, students will be able to

- understand deliberate and clear speech, as well as uncomplicated texts related to course themes
- describe themselves, their studies and their family
- use German in situations related to everyday shopping and travel
- understand the basics of the communication culture and customs in German-speaking countries
- master the basic constructs of the German language

Course themes include introducing oneself, everyday student life, studies, family, shopping and travel. Constructs examined during the course include present tense conjugation, separable compound verbs, noun and pronoun inflection in the accusative and dative cases, prepositions, modal verbs and word order in main clauses.

Campus D1 study material available for download on the Moodle course platform, additional material compiled by the teacher, online assignments.

Contact teaching includes extensive work in pairs and groups. The online portion of the course consists of independent study and small group work.

Studies completed at the Language Centre are graded on a scale of pass/fail. Regular classroom attendance is required. The teacher will make a separate announcement on the learning assignments required for the course.

Course platform on Moodle

The course is implemented as blended learning, including 26 hours of contact teaching and 55 hours of independent and online work. The latter includes assignments on grammar, vocabulary and writing. Listening comprehension is practised with the help of audiovisual material and related assignments.