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German Summer Semester

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
German Summer Semester
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Modules, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2017
Module code: INTB-201
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
written examination 90 minutes (50 %) + presentation (25%) + homework and tests (25%)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

INTB-201 (P400-0007) International Modules, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2017 , optional course
MEB_24_A_2.06.INTBS Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2024 , semester 2, optional course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 75 hours (equivalent to 2.5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 52.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended knowledge:
available for international students only (with university entrance qualifications from outside Germany)

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Dr. Julia Frisch
Tina Flauder, M.A.

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Learning outcomes:
Acquisition and improvement of German language proficiency across the four key language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
The central focus of the course is language learning relevant to communication and reception in everyday student and working life during bachelor level studies.

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Module content:
Topic “Everyday life & professional environment”: Small talk; simple conversations with fellow students, colleagues and others; asking for information, providing information about professional qualifications, CV writing, simple formal correspondence, messages and emails (e.g. to superiors and colleagues).

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Teaching methods/Media:
Language course with a pragmatic awareness approach.
A wide variety of educational resources (print, audios, videos, e-learning) are used while taking account of the particular learning practices of the target group.

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Recommended or required reading:
Authentic reading materials (i.e. newspapers, flyers, brochures)
Textbooks (i. e. Tangram, Studio d, Begegnungen, Langenscheidt Intensivtrainer)
Videos (i. e. Deutsche Welle, Berliner Platz, Netzwerk, DaFür)
Exam training materials Start 1/2/B1
E-learning platforms (Campus+/DaFür)

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Module offered in:
SS 2024, SS 2023, SS 2022, SS 2021, SS 2020, ...
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