Additional Language Skills: German (3 ECTS)

A.Y. 2021/2022
Learning objectives
Attaining A2 level according to the he Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Expected learning outcomes
Reading comprehension: reading very short and simple texts and find specific, predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, menus and timetables; understanding short and simple personal letters.

Listening comprehension: understanding phrases and the most common words related to family, shopping, local geography; understanding the main elements in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Course syllabus
Reading and listening activities are scheduled in addition to the following topics: Satzbau (prepositions), modal verbs, declension of articles (also with prepositions), conjugations (regular and irregular verbs) indicative mood and imperative mood, Modalpartikeln.
Prerequisites for admission
Attaining A2 level according to the he Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Teaching methods
The course consists of 40 hours of in-person learning.
Teaching Resources
A. Seiffarth, C. Medaglia, Arbeitsgrammatik, Cideb
Assessment methods and Criteria
To be admitted to the end-of-course test, students must have attended at least 75% of the course.
The assessment is computer-based. Students will have to sit for the test one week after the end of the course. It consists of:
1. Grammar exercises based on the topics mentioned above;
2. vocabulary test which includes: word-definitions matching, synonyms and antonyms, the most common support verb constructions (es. einen Vortrag halten);
3. Reading comprehension: multiple-choice test based on the content of a short letter.
4. Listening comprehension: 1 Listening.

Students who do not attain the level required by their degree program can sit for the test up to five times within their academic career.

Students with disabilities or with specific learning disabilities (SLDs) must contact SLAM through Infostudenti Service in order to receive special arrangements and support for the exam. (Students with disabilities: 50% of extra time; Students with SLDs 30%).
- University credits: 3
Language assessment: 0 hours