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Bachelor 2021/2022

Second Foreign Language (German)

Type: Elective course (Political Science and World Politics)
Area of studies: Political Science
When: 3 year, 1-4 module
Mode of studies: offline
Open to: students of one campus
Language: English
ECTS credits: 6

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is aimed at acquirement basic knowledge and competences of modern German language, including phonetics, graphics, normative grammar and vocabulary in the amount provided by the course. The course consists of tutorials (112 hours). Tutorials or practice run provide students with basic knowledge of phonetics, intonation, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary of modern German and focus on practical activities and exercises as well as project work. The tutorials also involve feedback on students’ written work, aimed at developing basic linguistic knowledge and practical skills of German, presenting the project results and home-reading in the written and oral forms.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Able to meet communication goals and fit the communicative context
  • Able to conduct professional activities internationally
  • To have skills of writing and grammar that allow to understand the basic language materials concerning everyday life and teaching/learning environment
  • To have skills of conducting conversation and dialogue in German language in typical situations in the amount provided by this cou
  • To have skills of conducting conversation and dialogue in German language in typical situations in the amount provided by this cou
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • to be able to explain and to ask how to get to university, to know types of transport, prepositions and directions.
  • to be able to make dialog, to answer some question.
  • to be able to use Imperative.
  • to know body parts and types of diseases
  • to be able to use modals and to give recommendations to patients.
  • to be able to describe the disease and symptoms and to give some recommendations
  • to be able to explain the point of view using sentences with denn/weil
  • to know types of сlothes and to be able to explain what do you like to wear using pronouns der/die/das; dies- and article welch-/ was für ein-?
  • to able to explain what clothes are better using comparisons of adjectives/adverbs
  • to be able to make dialog in the shop and to buy some clothes
  • to be able to talk about the holidays in Germany and Russia
  • to be able to use ordinal numbers and personal pronouns in accusative/dative
  • to be able to compose a monological statement on the topic My favourite holiday
  • to be able to talk about plans for the weekend
  • to be able to use conditionals, wenn-sentences, sentences with trotzdem/obwohl/deshalb
  • to be able to talk about study in Germany using sentences with damit or um + zu + infinitive.
  • to be able to talk about travelling, booking a hotel using declension of the adjectives with no articles.
  • to be able to plan a trip, where to go and why
  • to be able to describe My dream country using Genitive with nouns.
  • to be able to talk about sport and fitness using reflexive verbs
  • to be able to use verbs with prepositions, to make suggestions and ask questions (Worauf/darauf).
  • to be able to use Passive voice and to talk about sport and to answer why is sport so important
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • In the city
    Buildings, Directions, Imperative, Spatial prepositions and adverbs, Nouns on Dativ, Prepositions and adverbs of place and direction, Transport, Types of transport, How I’m getting to work /university
  • Health. Body parts
    Types of diseases, Modals müssen/sollen/dürfen, Visiting a doctor, Prepositions denn, weil, dass und deshalb. Word order in such sentences, What should I do to be healthy?
  • Clothes and Fashion
    Types of сlothes, What do you like to wear? Comparisons of adjectives/adverbs, The dative case of pronouns. Verbs gefallen, passen, stehen + Dativ, Buying clothes in the store.
  • Holidays.
    When is Christmas celebrated in Germany and when in Russia? Ordinal numbers in nominative/accusative and dative. My favorite holiday in Russia. How, where and with whom. Gifts for birthday. Personal pronouns in accusative/dative.
  • On the Weekends
    Conditionals (Konjunktiv II), modals könnte, dürfte, sollte. Wenn-sentences. Surreal desire. Why do I want to study in Germany? Infinitive with or without zu. Sentences with damit or um + zu + infinitive.
  • Travelling
    Booking a hotel. Declension of the adjectives with no articles. Genitive with nouns. Trip planning. Where to go and why. Adjectives with no articles.
  • Sport and Fitness.
    Reflexive verbs. What do I do to be fit? Verbs with prepositions. Question words and pronominal adverbs Worauf/darauf. Passive. wird/wurde + Partizip II.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Assignments for seminars
  • non-blocking Project work
  • non-blocking Reading for seminars / tutorials (lecture materials, mandatory and optional resources)
  • non-blocking Modul Test
  • non-blocking Written Assignments (Essay)
  • non-blocking Oral Assignments Exam
  • non-blocking Final Test
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (4 module)
    0.1 * Assignments for seminars + 0.1 * Reading for seminars / tutorials (lecture materials, mandatory and optional resources) + 0.1 * Written Assignments (Essay) + 0.2 * Final Test + 0.2 * Modul Test + 0.2 * Oral Assignments Exam + 0.1 * Project work
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Катаева А. Г., Катаев С. Д., Гандельман В. А. - НЕМЕЦКИЙ ЯЗЫК ДЛЯ ГУМАНИТАРНЫХ СПЕЦИАЛЬНОСТЕЙ + АУДИО В ЭБС 4-е изд., пер. и доп. Учебник и практикум для СПО - М.:Издательство Юрайт - 2019 - 269с. - ISBN: 978-5-534-01147-0 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЮРАЙТ - URL: https://urait.ru/book/nemeckiy-yazyk-dlya-gumanitarnyh-specialnostey-audio-v-ebs-433308

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Катаева А. Г., Катаев С. Д., Гандельман В. А. - НЕМЕЦКИЙ ЯЗЫК ДЛЯ ГУМАНИТАРНЫХ ВУЗОВ + АУДИОМАТЕРИАЛЫ В ЭБС 4-е изд., пер. и доп. Учебник и практикум для академического бакалавриата - М.:Издательство Юрайт - 2019 - 269с. - ISBN: 978-5-534-01265-1 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЮРАЙТ - URL: https://urait.ru/book/nemeckiy-yazyk-dlya-gumanitarnyh-vuzov-audiomaterialy-v-ebs-431924