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TYSK1003 - Language Proficiency 1

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 50/100
Written examination 50/100 E

Course content

In this course students develop their proficiency in written and spoken German. Students must regularly hand in written work in German.

Learning outcome

KNOWLEDGE
The candidate
-has knowledge of German culture and central aspects of the German-speaking society
-has knowledge of different types of texts
-has knowledge of the most important word classes and can employ them according to their system of conjugation
-has basic knowledge of the German sentence structure

PROFICIENCY
The candidate
-can understand and communicate in German both in writing and orally at level B1
-can participate in conversations on known topics
-can use relevant dictionaries, reference books and grammars
-can read, understand and discuss different types of German texts

GENERAL COMPETENCE
The candidate
-can reflect on central differences between Norwegian and German language and culture

Learning methods and activities

A combination of lectures and group sessions including practical training in the use of German language.

Compulsory assignments:
- 1 oral presentation (ca. 10 minutes)
- 4 short written assignments

Approved obligatory assignment is valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).



Compulsory assignments

  • 1 oral presentation, approx. 10 min.
  • 4 short written works

Further on evaluation

Assessment:
- Written exam for 4 hours that counts as 50% of the final grade.
- Oral examination for 20 minutes that counts as 50% of the final grade.

Only the final grade will be listed on official diplomas and transcripts of records from NTNU.

Both the written exam and the oral examination must receive the grade E or better in order for the student to receive a passing grade. If a student fails one or both parts of the exam, they must retake both parts of the exam. If a student resits a passed exam, they must retake both parts of the exam.

The exam must be answered in German.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

The reading list will be available at the beginning of the semester.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: German

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • German
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Written examination 50/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 50/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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