INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of International Relations and European Studies
2014-2015

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
FES 374 German Language I Undergraduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
3 105 German

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Dženita Šopović, Research Assistant Dzenita Sopovic Dženita Šopović, Research Assistant
dzenita.sopović@ibu.edu.ba [email protected] no email

This course aims at enabling its participants to deepen and widen their knowledge of the German language and thus to prepare them for their Internship.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
Students will be trained in all four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) with grammatical issues being part of a topic related communicative approach to language instruction and serving to improve these four language skills.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduce yourself, ask about someones name/ Hello and goodbye
  2. Where are you from? (States)/ The ABC, phone call
  3. Meet someone/Grammar: - W- questions; I\\\\\\\\
  4. family members present / Location and address
  5. numbers: 0-20 / Interview: Ask the person
  6. fill out a form / Working with the map
  7. Understand information about people / Grammar: possessive my / Personal pronouns he / she, we, you, they /Verb Conjugation: life, have ...
  8. Food / name things
  9. prices and quantities / numbers: 21-100
  10. Prices, weights and measures / shopping
  11. ask for a place / name a place
  12. flat / house describe/ Express like / dislike
  13. Furniture and electrical appliances/ colors
  14. numbers: 100 -1.000.000/ Apartment Listings
  15. Phone call: information / Important phrases/ Grammar of certain articles of der, das, die

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Project
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Project110
    Midterm Exam(s)140
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Students will be able to introduce themselves, and give their personal informations (adress, phone number, places of birth...)
    • Students will be able to introduce their familly members
    • Students will be able to name and buy groceries in German language
    • Students will be able to name rooms and things in a flat or a house
    • Students will be able to talk about everyday life and their free time
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • textbook: Schritte 1- Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Niveau A1/1, Kursbuch + Arbeitsbuch, Autoren: Monika Bovermann, Sylvette Penning- Hiemstra, Franz Specht, Daniela Wagner , 1. Auflage 2003 Hueber Verlag, 85737 Ismaning, Deutschland

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)41456
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination11515
    Preparation for Final Examination11515
    Assignment / Homework/ Project11515
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 105
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 4