German as a foreign language

German as a Foreign Language Basic Level I
Lecturer Promegger E ( Penzinger J )
Course number 990339
Hours per week 3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description Learners with no pre-knowledge of German acquire basic skills in reading, listening, writing and speaking. Supplementally to the language course a tutorial of one additional hour per week is offered. Attendance is not compulsory, but we strongly recommend attending the tutorial.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Evans, Sandra et al.: Momente. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Band A1.1 Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch plus interaktive Version. Hueber, 2020. ISBN 978-3-19-001791-1 und 978-3-19-011791-8. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite no pre-knowledge required
Target level A1
Start Mi, 03.03.2021, 19:15-20:45, * Online Termin *
German as a Foreign Language II
Lecturer Zauner M ( Bell V )
Course number 990830
Hours per week 3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of Deutsch als Fremdsprache Grundstufe I (winter term) and learners have already acquired basic skills in German. These reading, listening, speaking and writing skills are further developed.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Evans, Sandra et al.: Momente. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Band A1.2 Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch plus interaktive Version. Hueber, 2020. ISBN 978-3-19-201791-9 und 978-3-19-211791-6. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite A1
Target level A1+/A2
Start Mo, 01.03.2021, 17:15-18:45, * Online Termin *
German as a Foreign Language Basic Level III Fully booked
Lecturer Promegger E ( Penzinger J )
Course number 990340
Hours per week 3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of German as a Foreign Language Basic Level II (Grundstufe II). Of course, any learner having basic skills in German can take this course, too. Reading, listening, speaking and writing will be further developed. Supplementally to the language course a tutorial of one additional hour per week is offered. Attendance is not compulsory, but we strongly recommend attending the tutorial.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Habersack, Charlotte / Breitsameter, Anna et al.: Menschen. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Band A2/1. Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch. Hueber, 2016/17. ISBN 978-3-19-301902-8 und 978-3-19-311902-5. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite A1+/A2
Target level A2/A2+
Start Mi, 03.03.2021, 17:15-18:45, * Online Termin *
German as a Foreign Language Basic Level IV
Lecturer Maier S ( Penzinger J )
Course number 990831
Hours per week 3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of Deutsch als Fremdsprache Grundstufe III (winter term). Of course, any learner having basic skills in German can take this course, too. Reading, listening, speaking and writing skills are further developed.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Habersack, Charlotte / Pude, Angela et al.: Menschen. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Band A2/2. Kursbuch mit LernerInnen-DVD-ROM und Arbeitsbuch mit Audio-CD. Hueber, 2017. ISBN 978-3-19-501902-6 und ISBN 978-3-19-511902-3. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite A2/A2+
Target level A2+/B1
Start Di, 02.03.2021, 17:15-18:45, * Online Termin *
German as a Foreign Language Intermediate Level I
Lecturer Gerstlohner D ( Kneidinger B )
Course number 990387
Hours per week 3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of German as a Foreign Language Basic Level IV (Grundstufe IV) and for any learners who have very solid basic language competences in German. Supplementally to the language course a tutorial of one additional hour per week is offered. Attendance is not compulsory, but we strongly recommend attending the tutorial.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Pude, Angela et al.: Menschen. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Band B1/1. Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch. Hueber, 2017. ISBN 978-3-19-301903-5 und 978-3-19-311903-2. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite A2+/B1
Target level B1/B1+
Start Mo, 01.03.2021, 17:15-18:45, * Online Termin *
German as a Foreign Language Intermediate Level II
Lecturer Panella M ( Unterrainer M )
Course number 990887
Hours per week 3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description Vantage Level I will be continued.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Pude, Angela et al.: Menschen. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Band B1/2. Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch. Hueber, 2018. ISBN 978-3-19-501903-3 und 978-3-19-511903-0. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B1/B1+
Target level B1+/B2
Start Mo, 01.03.2021, 19:15-20:45, * Online Termin *
German as a Foreign Language Intermediate Level III
Lecturer Gerstlohner D ( Dmitrieva A )
Course number 990388
Hours per week 3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of German as a Foreign Language Intermediate Level II (Aufbaustufe II) and for any learners who can communicate effortlessly in everyday situations. Listening, speaking, reading and writing skills will be further developed to make learners even more proficient. Supplementally to the language course a tutorial of one additional hour per week is offered. Attendance is not compulsory, but we strongly recommend attending the tutorial.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Dallapiazza, Rosa-Maria et al.: Ziel. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Band B2/2. Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch. Hueber, 2017. ISBN 978-3-19-711674-7. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B1+/B2
Target level B2/B2+
Start Mo, 01.03.2021, 19:15-20:45, * Online Termin *
German as a Foreign Language Intermediate Level IV Fully booked
Lecturer Strasser M ( Lech D )
Course number 990888
Hours per week 3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description "Vantage Level III" will be continued.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Dallapiazza, Rosa-Maria et al.: Ziel. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Band C1/1. Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch m. Lerner-CD-ROM. Hueber, 2017. ISBN 978-3-19-211675-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B2/B2+
Target level B2+/C1
Start Mo, 01.03.2021, 19:15-20:45, * Online Termin *
German as a Foreign Language Advanced Level II
Lecturer Gerstlohner D ( Lech D )
Course number 990913
Hours per week 3 hrs + Tutorial (1 h) / 4.5 ECTS credits
Description This course is the continuation of the course German as a Foreign Language Advanced Level I from the Winter semester. The course is intended for learners who are able to communicate effortlessly and fluently with native German speakers in their work and everyday life. The course will expand on, consolidate and perfect existing knowledge in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Dallapiazza, Rosa-Maria et al.: Ziel. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Band C1/2. Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch. Hueber, 2017. ISBN 978-3-19-711675-4. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite C1
Target level C1+
Start Do, 11.03.2021, 17:15-18:45, * Online Termin *
Cultural Discoveries: Austria and the German speaking countries
Lecturer Brandauer E
Course number 990919
Hours per week 2 hrs / 4 ECTS credits
Description The course offers an insight into cultural aspects of Austria and other German-speaking countries. The skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening will be practiced through a variety of activities. Topics include: the history of Salzburg, the German language, food and drink with an excursion to a traditional weekly market, travel destinations in German-speaking countries, biographies, innovative companies, music and poetry. These topics will be developed with personal cultural discoveries that can be discovered in German-speaking countries.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Pilaski, Anna et al.: Entdeckungsreise D-A-CH. Kursbuch zur Landeskunde. Klett, 2013. ISBN 978-3-12-606380-7. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B1
Target level B1+
Start Mi, 10.03.2021, 19:15-20:45, * Online Termin *
German as a Foreign Language: Written Text Competence (B1/B2)
Lecturer Bogensperger T
Course number 990927
Hours per week 2 hrs / 4 ECTS credits
Description This course is especially designed for all those interested in extending and deepening their knowledge in the areas of writing and grammar. Selected text types (e.g. formal mail, invitation, complaint, letter of application), as well as important structures of written communication and various working techniques will be discussed.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Seiffert, Christian: DEUTSCH A2/B1. Schreiben in Alltag und Beruf: Intensivtrainer NEU. Klett, 2016. ISBN 978-3-12-605169-9. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite A2+
Target level B1/B2
Start Di, 02.03.2021, 19:15-20:45, * Online Termin *
Academic German: Written Skills
Lecturer Strasser M
Course number 990926
Hours per week 2 hrs / 4 ECTS credits
Description This course is specifically designed for students, lecturers and researchers (or other interested persons) who wish to expand and deepen their knowledge of scientific German. During the course participants, will develop and perfect their reading and writing skills. In addition to selected text types (for example summary, abstract, protocol), specific structures of scientific language as well as learning and working techniques will also be discussed.
Course material (not included in the course fee) Buchner, Patricia: Campus Deutsch B2/C1: Schreiben. Hueber, 2019. ISBN 978-3-19-101003-4. Participants need access to Blackboard.
Time and room Link to meetings
Prerequisite B2+
Target level C1
Start Mo, 01.03.2021, 17:15-18:45, * Online Termin *
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