German 3, 5 cr

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Date
    09.09.2020 - 16.12.2020
Last enrolment date
    23.08.2020
Place
    Rajakatu 35, Jyväskylä
Prerequisites
    German level A1.2 - A2.1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR, https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/sites/default/files/cefr-en.pdf) or German courses completed at JAMK UAS (10 ECTS) or successfully completed German courses in a Finnish Upper Secondary school as a B3 language courses 1-5 (approx.3 years).
Goal
    You will develop your language competences in listening, reading, writing and speaking German and you will use grammar and vocabulary in basic communication with confidence. The objective is to reach German skills corresponding to level A2.2 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

After completing the course, you can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, studies and leisure. You can understand the main point of many radio or TV programs on topics of personal or professional interest when the delivery is relatively slow and clear.

You can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency every-day or job-related language. You can understand the description on events, feelings and wishes in personal messages.

You can deal with most situations likely to arise when travelling in a German speaking country. You can enter conversations that are familiar and of personal interest to you or that deal with everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, studies, work, travel, current events).

You can connect phrases in a simple way in order to describe experiences and events, your dreams, hopes and ambitions. You can express your opinions and plans as well as narrate a story, summarize a book or film and describe your reactions.

You can write simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest to you. You can write simple personal letters describing your experiences and impressions.
Contents
    Communication: everyday expressions in familiar situations, e.g. describe your own background, studies and work, your future plans future, state your opinions and give instructions and orders.

Grammar: genitive case, subordinate clauses (word order), adjective declination, future and conditional (Konjunktiv 1).

Reading and listening: comprehension with texts, audios and videos on study, leisure and work.

Vocabulary: basic vocabulary of everyday life.

Culture: Information retrieval using German media sources on communication culture, customs and traditions of the German speaking world.
Accomplishment
    flipped learning as students study the next lesson’s material independently at home and class time is reserved for exercises and learning assignment
Literature
    Menschen 2.1 Kursbuch 978-3-19-301902-8, Arbeitsbuch 978-3-19-311902-5
Price
    75 €.

As of 1 January 2020, courses at JAMK open UAS are free for unemployed jobseekers and asylum seekers. This is a trial that will last until the end of 2021. Therefore, registrations made between January 1st 2020 and December 31st 2021 are free-of-charge.
Further Information
    avoinamk@jamk.fi
Other info
    Contact teaching: Wednesdays 7.9.-18.12.2020 at 16:00-18:30 (excluding week 42)