Contact lessons, independent work. Counselling by appointment.
Willkommen! German Beginner’s course. Paul Coggle and Heiner Schenke. Hodder Education, 2nd edition 2009, 2012 (chapters 1-6)
German 1 prepares you for basic business situations
Midterm exam: 9.10.2018, Final exam: 11.12.2018. Re-exams: 12.2.2019, 23.4.2019
German language and culture
26.08.2019 - 13.12.2019
Learning assignment 1: Small written assignments during the course and active participation (10% of the final grade) Learning assignment 2: Final written exam (70% of the final grade): Course participant can also show the written competence in midterm exam. However, the midterm exam is voluntary and it can be completed only during the time mentioned above. Further instructions during the course. Learning assignment 3: Oral assignment in the end of the course (20 % of the final grade). Also the performance in oral exercises during the course can have a positive impact on assessment of oral skills.
17.06.2019 - 23.08.2019
Schedule Cal.week (course week) Day Content 35 (1) Tue Course introduction. Pronunciation, numbers 0-100. Thu Introducing yourself. Alphabet. Motivations for studying German. 36 (2) Tue No contact session on Tue 4.9. (Recreation Day in Vierumäki) Thu Chapter 1: greetings, verb endings, personal pronouns 37 (3) Tue No contact session on Tue 11.9. (Freshmen Party Day) Thu Chapter 2: Nationalities, personal details; verb endings 38 (4) Tue Chapter 2: countries, languages, numbers Thu Chapter 2 continues 39 (5) Tue Chapter 3: Work and study, job and professions Thu Chapter 3 continues 40 (6) Tue Chapter 3: gender, articles, verb endings in present tense Thu No contact session on Thu 4.10. (Teacher in a conference) 41 (7) Tue Midterm exam (Chapters 1-3) on Tue 9.10.2018 Thu No contact session on Thu 11.10. (Entrance Examination Day in GloBBA) 42 Intensive week: No contact sessions 43 (8) Tue Chapter 4 leisure time activities Thu Chapter 4 continues 44 (9) Tue Chapter 4: accusative, possessive pronouns Thu Chapter 4 continues 45 (10) Tue Chapter 5: shopping; plural Thu Chapter 5 continues 46 (11) Tue Chapter 5: imperative Thu Chapter 5 continues 47 (12) Tue Chapter 6: Timing, booking a hotel room Thu Chapter 6 continues 48 (13) Tue Chapter 6: separable verbs Thu Chapter 6 continues 49 (14) Tue Repetition of chapters 1-6 Thu No contact session on Thu 6.12. (Independence Day) 50 (15) Tue Final written exam (Chapters 4-6 / 1-6) on 11.12.2018
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GLOBBA Degree Programme in International Business
Knowledge: Your knowledge of the language is satisfactory in view of the projected learning outcomes of the course. Skills: Your skills allow you to complete the given tasks and assignments with assistance. You need to develop how to apply your knowledge. Competence: In view of the projected learning outcomes, you have a basic knowledge of the language and you demonstrate a limited ability to apply your skills, but you have difficulty to manage without assistance.
Knowledge: Your knowledge of the language is good in view of the projected learning outcomes of the course. Skills: Your skills allow you complete the given tasks and assignments independently. You are able to apply your knowledge in practical situations, considering the projected learning outcomes of the course. You can critique your own abilities and identify ways to improve. Competence: In view of the projected learning outcomes, you have a basic to good knowledge of the language and you demonstrate sufficient ability to apply your skills. You can perform independently, but you have some challenges in passing on your skills and knowledge to others. You have an interest in professional development.
Knowledge: Your knowledge of the language is excellent in view of the projected learning outcomes of the course. Skills: Your skills allow you to apply your knowledge in demanding situations, considering the projected learning outcomes of the course. You can independently find ways to develop your skills and to cope in spontaneous situations. Competence: In view of the projected learning outcomes, you have detailed and explicit knowledge in the language and you apply your skills with natural proficiency. You can perform independently and you are also able and actively willing to help others develop and pass on your skills. You have an attitude of continuous professional development.