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GERMAN LANGUAGE I

CODE 55877
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 8 cfu during the 1st year of 8768 SCIENZE INTERNAZIONALI E DIPLOMATICHE (L-36) - GENOVA
  • 8 cfu during the 2nd year of 8768 SCIENZE INTERNAZIONALI E DIPLOMATICHE (L-36) - GENOVA
  • 8 cfu during the 3nd year of 8776 SCIENZE POLITICHE E DELL'AMMINISTRAZIONE (L-36) - GENOVA
  • 8 cfu during the 3nd year of 8776 SCIENZE POLITICHE E DELL'AMMINISTRAZIONE (L-16) - GENOVA
  • 9 cfu during the 1st year of 11161 SCIENZE DELL'AMMINISTRAZIONE E DELLA POLITICA (L-16) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 9265 LINGUE E LETTERATURE MODERNE PER I SERVIZI CULTURALI(LM-38) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 9265 LINGUE E LETTERATURE MODERNE PER I SERVIZI CULTURALI(LM-37) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 8457 LETTERE (L-10) - GENOVA
  • 9 cfu during the 1st year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • 9 cfu during the nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/14
    LANGUAGE German
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER Annual
    PREREQUISITES
    Prerequisites (for future units)
    This unit is a prerequisite for:
    • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2021/2022)
    • GERMAN LANGUAGE II 61300
    • GERMAN FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES 65249
    • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2020/2021)
    • GERMAN FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES 65249
    • INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION 10177 (coorte 2021/2022)
    • GERMAN LANGUAGE II 61300
    • INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION 10177 (coorte 2020/2021)
    • GERMAN LANGUAGE II 61300
    • INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION 10177 (coorte 2019/2020)
    • GERMAN LANGUAGE II 61300
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The German-Speaking World

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The aim of the course is to provide students with a expert of a number of aspects of German linguistics, enabling them also to think critically about and describe the metalinguistic factors at play in language use

    Language classes aim to improve students’ linguistic competence

     

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    9 CP / 8 CP = 'theoretical module' +  language learning courses

    6 CP =  language learning courses

    Aims of the course ('theoretical module') are:

    • present an overview of the geographical distribution of the German language in the world
    • present the status of German in various countries (official language, co-official language, recognised minority language, etc.)
    • present German as a pluricentric language, providing an overview of national and regional varieties
    • provide the students with the essential scientific terminology related to the description and analysis of the diffusion of German in the world
    • train to use online dictionaries and corpora.

    The global aim of the language learning courses is to enable students to reach level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

    Aims of the language learning courses is to develop skills in phonetics, phonology, phonetic transcription, pronunciation, morphology of the German language.

    At the end of the course ('theory module') the students

    • will have a comprehensive knowledge of the linguistic geography of the German-speaking area
    • will have a comprehensive knowledge of the status of German in various countries (official language, co-official language, recognised minority language, etc.)
    • will know the main features of the different national and regional varieties of German, in particular on the graphematic, phonetic, and lexical level.
    • will know, understand and be able to use the essential scientific terminology and topic-related vocabulary, both in Italian and in German;
    • will be able to use online dictionaries, corpora, and resources.

    After successfully completing the language learning courses the students have active and passive language skills in the German language at level A2 of the CEFR.

    PREREQUISITES

    none

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course ("theory module") will combine various modes, mainly frontal lecturing, flipped classroom, and blended learning; PPT presentations and multimedia will be used. During the course (theoretical 'module') various exercises will be assigned with the aim of gradually checking the knowledge acquired. The "theory module" (30 h, 1st semester) is accompanied by year-round language learningcourses.

    • Theory module 30 h (1st semester) (Prof. Dr. Simona Leonardi). In accordance with the public health measures designed to slow the COVID-19, the course may be held remotely through the Teams and Aulaweb platforms.
    • Language learning courses: In accordance with the public health measures designed to contain the COVID-19, in the 1st semester all courses may be held remotely through the Teams and Aulaweb platforms. The courses scheduled for the 2nd semester 2022 are expected to take place regularly .

     

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    1) "Theoretical module": The German-speaking world, with particular attention to the following points: diffusione of the German in the world; 'German' and 'German-speaking countries’; German as a pluricentric language; German as a national official language and as an official regional language; German as a minority language; German-speaking islands; diatopic variation.

    The reflections on the diffusion of German language will be integrated with textual examples from various genres as well as with multimedia materials.

    2) Language learning courses: Over the two semesters period students’ knowledge of German should reach level A2 according to the European framework in all four abilities. 

    According to University regulations, this syllabus is valid until February 2023.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Theory module

    9 CP 

    • Thüne, Eva-Maria / Irmgard Elter / Simona Leonardi. 2005. Le lingue tedesche: per una descrizione sociolinguistica. Bari: Graphis (chapter 1 & 2);
    • Nied Curcio, Martina. 2016. La lingua tedesca. Aspetti linguistici tra contrastività e interculturalità. Roma: UniversItalia (Sezione III “Contatto – società – cultura”: chapter 6-7-8 = p. 223-322).
    • mooc "Le lingue tedesche" (federica.eu)

    8 CP

    • Thüne, Eva-Maria / Irmgard Elter / Simona Leonardi. 2005. Le lingue tedesche: per una descrizione sociolinguistica. Bari: Graphis (chapter 1 & 2).

    6 CP 

    • Thüne, Eva-Maria / Irmgard Elter / Simona Leonardi. 2005. Le lingue tedesche: per una descrizione sociolinguistica. Bari: Graphis (chapter 1).

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    SIMONA LEONARDI (President)

    JOACHIM HANS BERND GERDES

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Theory module: 1st semester  (start: October, 4th, 2021)

    Language learning modules: 1st + 2nd semester (start: October, 4th, 2021); 

    • Theory module: 30 h (2nd semester) (Prof. Dr. Simona Leonardi). In accordance with the public health measures designed to contain the COVID-19, in the 1st semester  courses will be held remotely through the Teams and Aulaweb platforms.
    • Language learning courses: (100 h) In accordance with the public health measures designed to contain the COVID-19, in the 1st semester all courses will be held remotely through the Teams and Aulaweb platforms. The courses scheduled for the 2nd semester 2022 are expected to take place regularly .

     

    Class schedule

    GERMAN LANGUAGE I

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Theory class: written examination + oral examination (= 40% of the final mark)

    Language learning courses: written examination (essay) + written grammar examination + oral examination (= 60% of the final mark)

    In accordance with further public health measures designed to contain the COVID-19 exam forms may differ from the above.

     

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

     

    Theory module: written examination, in which the arguments treated during the class will be asked about, + oral examination. During the oral examination of the theoretical 'module', the students have to provide evidence of their knowledge of the themes dealt with during the lessons, the related texts, and the materials published in Aulaweb. The assessment will take into account a) knowledge of the course content; b) familiarity with the the readings discussed during the course and with the materials made available on the Aulaweb platform.

    The theory lessons will be concluded by a written exam in which the arguments discussed during the course will be asked about.

    The languages learning courses will be completed by written examinations and an oral examination.

    In accordance with further public health measures designed to contain the COVID-19 exam forms may differ from the above.

    Registering for the examinations on the homepage of the University of Genoa (www.unige.it), the link "servizi online per gli studenti“.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    17/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale modulo teorico leonardi
    17/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Compitino modulo teorico leonardi (preappello a.a. 2021-22)
    19/01/2022 16:00 GENOVA grammatica grammatica (Mölders) 16:00–16:30
    19/01/2022 17:00 GENOVA produzione scritta Produzione scritta (Rausch / Udvari / Monteverde) 17:00–17:30
    24/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA lettorato 1 lettorato LCM 1
    24/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA lettorato 1 lettorato LCM 1
    03/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale modulo teorico leonardi
    03/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale modulo teorico leonardi
    03/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale modulo teorico leonardi
    03/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Compitino modulo teorico leonardi (preappello a.a. 2021-22)
    07/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA lettorato 1 lettorato LCM 1
    25/05/2022 15:00 GENOVA compitino Grammatica (prof. Mölders) DISPO orario: 15:00-16:00 luogo: Aula1+11 ADP vale per tutti i corsi di laurea, sia LCM sia DISPO
    25/05/2022 16:10 GENOVA Compitino Produzione scritta (prof. Udvari) (prof. Leonardi) - DISPO orario: 16.10 (fino 17.30) vale per tutti i corsi di laurea, LCM e DISPO luogo: Aula1+11 ADP 55877 Lingua tedesca I – Compitino Produzione scritta (prof. Cramer – Rausch – Udvari)
    10/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA modulo teorico in presenza – aula E
    17/06/2022 09:15 GENOVA esercitazioni linguistiche orale lettorato 1 anno
    23/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA modulo teorico in presenza – aula 18 AdP
    04/07/2022 13:00 GENOVA esercitazioni linguistiche orale
    07/09/2022 15:00 GENOVA Grammatik Aula 1 AdP Dauer: 15:00–16:00
    07/09/2022 16:10 GENOVA Textproduktion Aula 1 AdP Dauer: 16:10–17:30
    12/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA compitino modulo teorico leonardi modulo teorico 1 – leonardi – h. 9
    12/09/2022 09:30 GENOVA modulo teorico in presenza – aula 17 AdP
    12/09/2022 09:30 GENOVA modulo teorico in prsenza
    15/09/2022 13:00 GENOVA esercitazioni linguistiche orale
    26/09/2022 09:30 GENOVA modulo teorico in prsenza
    28/09/2022 12:00 GENOVA esercitazioni linguistiche orale

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Target group: Mandatory modules for first year students of Modern Languages and Cultures (Lingue e Culture moderne) who have German as a main subject.

    Credits: The entire course (theory class + language learning courses)  is credited with 9 credit points (CP / ECTS).

    Language: 

    • Theory class: Lessons will be held mainly in Italian.
    • Language learning courses: Lessons will be held mainly in German.