German Language and Culture 1


German Language and Culture 1 is for students with no previous knowledge of the language who wish to develop basic communication skills in German and acquire an understanding of its cultural and contextual environment. This module is in line with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), Level A1.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Listen to and recognise familiar words and short dialogues needed to perform everyday tasks when people speak slowly and clearly.

  2. Read and understand familiar names, words and non-complex sentences, eg. on notices and forms.

  3. Interact in a basic way to exchange personal information and in areas of immediate need and familiar topics.

  4. Write short, basic texts that relate to performing everyday tasks.

  5. Show an awareness of social and cultural aspects of German-speaking countries and regions.

% Coursework 20%
% Final Exam 80%