German B1.2
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Course title in Estonian
Saksa keel B1.2
Course title in English
German B1.2
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approximate amount of contact lessons
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lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
A follow-up course of German B1.1. The course is designed to target the students whose command of German equals A2 level (Waystage) according to ELP (the European Language Portfolio). To develop language skills which enable students to cope in various everyday situations and be able to consider cultural background and differences. The course also includes aspects of German for Specific Purposes. To use German at B1 level (Threshold) according to ELP.
Brief description of the course
Integrated development of the proficiency of the four language skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing) in accordance with the B1 language level.
Reading and summarising simpler speciality texts. Discussions on speciality topics.
Independent work: reinforcement of the material acquired at seminars, reading and translating speciality texts, compiling a vocabulary list of speciality terminology.

Learning outcomes in the course
Ability to grasp the gist of everyday speech and /or radio and TV programmes;
Comprehension of written texts which include frequently used words and phrases;
Ability to communicate on familiar topics of interest;
Skills of exploiting grammatical structures;
Ability to justify and clarify personal opinions in oral and written form;
Ability to give an overview of topics in the area of specialisation;
Ability to pass an exam at B1 level.
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