Study Programmes 2017-2018
German 1
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Bachelor in economics and business management3
Bachelor in business engineering3
Lecturer :
Marie Mawhin
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
All year long, with partial in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
- the student will learn about the structure of the German language
- the student will acquire a few notions of usual vocabulary in German (how to introduce him self, how to say hello, how to tell wich languages he can speak...)
- the student will learn basic grammar rules (conjugating - present tense, negation of a sentence, numbers, time, ...)
Skills: listening comprehension, reading comprehension, writing (grammar / vocabulary).
We will really begin with speaking  in "Allemand 2".
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
In connection with the KLOs, when leaving HEC, the students who  learned German will be able to communicate efficiently in German, taking into account the multicultural and international features of their environment.
At the end of the course "Allemand 1", the students should reach level A1+ (European Language Portfolio)
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
No one.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
- in the class room: the teacher explains the grammar, introduces the vocabulary, organises exercises about listening and reading comprehension and about grammar and vocabulary.
- every week: home work
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
1 hour / week.
+ home work and online work
Recommended or required readings :
Book: Unternehmen Deutsch Grundkurs Lehrbuch, de Becker / Braunert / Schlenker, éditions Klett.
Lecture notes (Centrale des Cours)
Important information on LOL@ (course website).
Assessment methods and criteria :
Written exam in January (15%):
- listening comprehension (15%)
- grammar and vocabulary: formative test (the student can obtain bonus points)
Written exam in June (85%):
- listening comprehension (15%)
- reading comprehension (20%)
- grammar and vocabulary, written expression (50%)

The student who doesn't take all the parts of the exam will become 0/20 as final mark.
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
Marie Mawhin
04 232 72 75
Office 215, N1 (HEC, rue Louvrex).
Items online :
Allemand 1
Cours en ligne sur Lol@