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GERMAN FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

CODE 65249
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 3nd year of 8740 LINGUE E CULTURE MODERNE (L-11) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 11162 RELAZIONI INTERNAZIONALI (LM-52) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/14
    LANGUAGE German
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    PREREQUISITES
    Prerequisites
    You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
    • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2021/2022)
    • GERMAN LANGUAGE I 55877
    • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2020/2021)
    • GERMAN LANGUAGE I 55877
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The 36 hour course includes tourism and business themes specifically designed to develop speaking skills. The lessons will be in German and attendance is strongly advised.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The teaching objective is to examine vocabulary and texts in German-Italian from a range of different sectors (economy, tourism and politics)

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The main aim of the course is to perfect understanding and speaking skills.

    This practical specialist course will allow the student to interact orally in professional situations and understand the main economics/business issues, with particular reference to business, economics and tourism vocabulary.

    PREREQUISITES

    The requirement is German at level B2.1 of the European Language Framework.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lessons, group work, presentations, individual preparation, company case studies. Attendance is highly recommended.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Consolidation and extension of the language of business and economics through analysis of varyious text types, with particular focus on Italy and Germany. Exercises, reading and conversation in German.

    Typical course topics include: markets, types of company, financial statements, the labour market, the role of the state in the economy, taxation.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Reference bibliography: Uni? Sicher! Band 4, Wirtschaftsdeutsch, Grundlagen zur Volkswirtschaft, Finanzpolitik und zum Unternehmertum, Silke Jahr, Booksbaum 2019 (cap 1)

    Students are expected to be thoroughly familiar with the content of the lessons, which will be collected and available in sections on Aulaweb.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Published timetable for the first semester AA 2022-2023

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    A speaking exam including questions related to the program and a presentation.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    A speaking exam including questions related to the program and a presentation.

    Assessment is based on the following:

    • Understanding questions
    • Knowledge of content, overall and in detail
    • Clarity and paraphrasing skills
    • Specialist knowledge
    • Grammar and syntax skills

     

     

     

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students with Specific Learning Difficulties should contact the course lecturer to establish any adjustments that need to be made to support the student in accessing the course and preparing for the final exam

    Enrolment on Aulaweb is compulsory.