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German 5

Module name (EN): German 5
Degree programme: International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: DFBTO501
SAP-Submodule-No.: P620-0550
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 3
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (50%) + presentation (25%) + tests (25%)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
DFBTO501 (P620-0550) International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 5, mandatory course
DFITM-501 (P620-0540) International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 5, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 45 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
wechselnde Dozenten

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Learning outcomes:
- The course will take place in an authentic German learning atmosphere.
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with the relevant characteristics of business communication
The foreign language will be taught with a subject-related approach.
Students will be able to understand intermediate to more complex scientific, cultural and political texts.
Students will be able to understand technically relevant, orally presented texts pertaining to different topics.
Students will have improved their discussion skills.
They will have improved their writing skills.
Students will be encouraged to think critically.
They will have developed their intercultural sensitivity with regard to business communication
Students will have experience with “real”, hands-on business communication
Students will be prepared for a possible career in a country where the target language is spoken
(Inter)culturally relevant topics in international business communication from the countries where the target language is spoken

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Module content:
The course will be oriented on the students’ future professional life
Current topics on regional studies pertaining to selected countries where the target language is spoken
Specialized vocabulary within the context of the topics (subject areas) discussed
Consideration of all four language skills (speaking, writing, listening, reading)
- Presentations by the lecturer

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Teaching methods/Media:
- Plenary discussions
- Group discussions
- Partner work
- Group work phases where students tackle specific tasks
- Interactive, multimedia language lab
- Short presentations by the students

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Recommended or required reading:
Teaching materials: texts and exercises compiled by the lecturer
PowerPoint presentations by the lecturer or equivalent visualization forms
Lecturer´s learning platform
Internet resources

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