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TYSK1101 - German Grammar 1

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

The course gives a basic introduction to German syntax, morphology and phonetics.

Learning outcome

KNOWLEDGE
The candidate
-has knowledge of the relationship between the form and the syntactic function of linguistic items (constituents)
-has knowledge of the German word classes and is familiar with the German system of inflection
-has knowledge of the German speech sound system
-is familiar with relevant terminology within German phonetics, morphology and syntax
-is familiar with grammatical differences between Norwegian and German

PROFICIENCY
The candidate
-can analyse simple German sentences in form and function
-can use central constituent tests to identify the main constituents in German clauses
-can inflect and systematically describe German nouns, adjectives, verbs and pronouns
-can use and systematically describe the German Speech sound system through the International Phonetic Alphabet
-can use relevant grammars, dictionaries and reference books

GENERAL COMPETENCE
The candidate
-can reflect on central linguistic differences between Norwegian and German and make practical use of this both orally and in writing

Learning methods and activities

Lectures with discussions and assignments.

Compulsory assignments:
- Oral test in German in phonetics (ca.15 minutes)
- 4 online tests
- 80% attendance

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

Compulsory assignments

  • Oral test in phonetics (ca 15 minutes)
  • 4 online grammar exercises
  • 80 % mandatory attendance

Further on evaluation

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.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFTYSK101 7.5
HFTYSK621 7.5
TYSK6621 7.5
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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

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 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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