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German 4

Module name (EN): German 4
Degree programme: Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: DFBGM407
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
Written exam

[updated 04.12.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
DFBGE-029 , Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 4, mandatory course
DFBEES-401 , Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, mandatory course
DFBGE-029 Electrical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015, semester 4, mandatory course
DFBGM407 Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 4, mandatory course
DFBME-401 Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, mandatory course
DFBI-411 Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 4, mandatory course
DFIW-401 Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, mandatory course
Workload:
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Lecturer:
Dozenten des Studiengangs


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Learning outcomes:
Language skills at level B1+/B2 (GER)
 
Listening comprehension/speaking skills
Students will be able to follow a presentation on a topic, give a presentation or initiate a conversation on a relatively broad range of topics. They will have improved their pronunciation.
 
Reading comprehension
Students will be able to extract relevant information from texts and understand detailed instructions or advice.
 
Writing
Students will be able to take notes during a conversation/lecture or write a letter that includes non-standard requests.
 
Grammar/Structures in scientific language
Students will be able to recognize and apply grammatical structures.


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Module content:
Listening comprehension/speaking skills
- Student presentations on various topics
- Group discussions on various topics
- Speech techniques and strategies
- Speaking in specific situations
- Various listening comprehension texts, audiovisual material (general and technical)
- Phonetics
 
 
Reading comprehension
- Recognizing and editing different types of text
- Developing and applying reading strategies
- Developing and enlarging vocabulary
Writing
- Memo technique for taking notes with listening comprehension texts / summarizing texts
- Writing formal and personal letters and e-mails
- Free, narrative writing
- Scientific writing/ written version of the presentation held in class
- Orthography and punctuation
Grammar/Structures in scientific language
- Practicing and using relevant grammatical structures e.g. adjective declension; conjugation in all tenses, active/passive, subjunctive, causal, temporal, concessive, conditional, modal subordinate clauses, prepositions


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Teaching methods/Media:
Blackboard, PC presentation; Text and exercise sheets, audio CDs, DVD

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Recommended or required reading:
Various textbooks (e.g. Mittelpunkt neu B2), current publications, audio-visual media

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