Deutsch als Fremdsprache 2: Ich und meine Welt (ILV)

Specialization AreaIntercultural Management
Course numberB4.06365.20.100
Course codeD-2
Semester of degree program Semester 2
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits4,0
Language of instruction German

On successful completion of the course, students:

  • Can communicate limited information in simple everyday situations, describe daily work routines, speak about jobs.
  • Use simply structures and linkers
  • Understand high frequency vocabulary related to areas of most personal relevance (work, study, travel, shopping, weather, health).
  • Can exchange information on familiar topics
  • Can write personal messages and simple emails to university
  • Can read and understand simple texts on related topics
  • Can ask for and give directions
  • Can report about a past event (holiday, accident, statistics)

The course will cover the following topics/content:

  • Vocabulary and phrases related to shopping, local geography, my job, my studies, freetime, transport, giving directions, the weather, clothes, body and health
  • Polite forms of greeting and address
  • Short social exchanges: Asking how people are and reacting to news
  • Asking for and giving directions, travel program, guided city tour
  • Writing a postcard
  • Statistics, comparison and preferences
  • Advertisements, prospectuses, menues, timetables
  • Modal verbs: müssen, können, wollen, dürfen, sollen
  • Possessive article in 4th case
  • Negation with 'kein-' in 4th case
  • Prepositions in 4th case: in, durch, über, Prepositions in 3rd case: zu, an ... vorbei
  • Perfect tense: regular verbs with 'haben', irregular verbs with 'sein'
  • Terms of frequency: jeden Tag, immer, oft, manchmal, selten, nie
  • Questions word: welch-
  • Comparison: viel, gut, gern
  • Adjectives in 4th case: indefinite article, Demonstrative article: 'dies', 'Es' for the weather,
  • Personal pronouns in 4th case
  • Dative case, especially to talk about location (Wo?) and transport (mit dem Auto)

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Krenn, W. /Puchta, H. (2015): Motive A2: Kompaktkurs DaF. München: Hueber Verlag.
Jin, F./Voss, U. (2013): Übungsgrammatik Deutsch als Fremdsprache: A1-A2. Berlin. Cornelsen Verlag.
Sander, I. (2011): DaF kompakt A1-B1. Stuttgart: Ernst Klett Verlag.

Moderated group work, lecture, discussion, case work

Cumulative module examination
The module grade is calculated weighted by the ECTS credits of the individual courses of the module and results as follows:
ILV "Deutsch als Fremdsprache 2: Ich und meine Welt" - 4 ECTS
Assessment type: Compulsory assessment
Assessment method/s: Interview, case study processing in groups, digital application example, written final examination
20% Class participation
20% Continual Assessment
60% Final written exam