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Compulsory Modules (52.5 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 1: Methodic-Didactic Fundamentals (7.5 ECTS-Credits; 3.5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates know about the principles of communicative language didactics and know the fundamentals and current contexts for teaching German as a Foreign/Second Language in relation to the Common European Framework or Reference for Languages. They also get an overview of methodological approaches, textbooks, teaching materials and the use of (new) media for teaching German as a Foreign/Second Language.
Compulsory Module 2: Linguistic Fundamentals I (7.5 ECTS-Credits; 3.5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates gain a theoretically sound, application-orientated knowledge of the linguistic system of the German languages as well as models to describe it. They have knowledge of the fundamentals of language acquisition and teaching and are able to apply this knowledge for teaching German as a Foreign/Second Language.
Compulsory Module 3: Methodic-Didactic Skills I (12.5 ECTS-Credits, 6 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates have knowledge of class observation, analysis and evaluation of lessons and are able to reflect on their own and third-party teaching performances. They are familiar with presentation techniques and strategies in the field of soft skills and have furthered their knowledge of the four basic skills with focus on adaptation for the class room and exercise typologies of the receptive skills for teaching German as a Foreign/Second Language. They understand the role of teaching grammar and its application for communicative language teaching as well as processes of learning vocabulary and techniques for vocabulary building in the classroom.
Compulsory Module 4: Cultural Skills (7,5ECTS-Credits; 3.5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates can combine their cultural knowledge and language acquisition with regards to cultural studies contents and literature in lessons teaching German as a Foreign/Second Language and are able to design interaction processes in a culture- and gender-sensitive way.
Compulsory Module 5: German as Second Language and Multilingualism (5 ECTS-Credits, 2.5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates have advanced and expanded their basic knowledge of the theory of language acquisition and in socio-linguistics, especially in the fields of multilingualism and migration.
Compulsory Module 6: Methodic-Didactic Skills II (12.5 ECTS-Credits; 6.5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates have advanced their knowledge in the fields or productive and interactive skills and are able to use the theory of testing and evaluating in practice. They have basic knowledge of illiteracy and methods used in alphabetisation courses and can plan and conduct teaching units. They also have basic knowledge of articulatory and auditive phonetics and of its application for training pronunciation in lessons and they are able to use exercise types adapted to the target and progression.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).