Course code Valo1481
Faculty Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 32 48
E-courses Valo1481: German II Reading and Terminology
Course annotation The aim of the course is to prepare students for reading the professional literature in German and communication in German. The objectives of the course: to facilitate the acquisition of specialized terminology (topic: design, graphic design, computer design, photo design, history of art); to promote the development of reading skills; to acquaint students with kinds of reading and the basic reading strategies, to develop students’ skills to use the language for professional purposes and in the professional environment.
Having successfully mastered the course, students will
-improve their skills to read specialized texts of varying difficulty levels;
-master the basic strategies of reading the texts;
-get acquainted with and try out in practice different kinds of reading: general reading, selective reading, skimming, scanning, reading for detail;
-be able to express their opinion giving valid arguments, ask questions, discuss different topics related to art.
Requirements for obtaining credit points Participation in practical classes, regulary completed home assignment for each practical class (reading of the text, doing the assignend tasks, working with terms, etc.).
2 tests (10+15%) and 2 independent reading sessions (10+15%) (reading of specialization texts), portfolio of the collected materials (25%) .
Examination in verbal communication.(25%)
Study programmes Art